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Malcolm X Memorial Foundation coming into its own

Self-determination by any means necessary.

The sentiment is by Malcolm X, whose incongruous beginnings were in this conservative, white-bread city. Not where you'd expect a revolutionary to originate. Then again, his narrative would be incomplete if he didn't come from oppression.

Born Malcolm Little, his family escaped persecution here when he was a child. His incendiary intellect and enlightenment were...

8 Days-DO NOT USE

Pick: The Pines

May 3
The Pines w/ Midwest Dilemma, Matt Cox
The Slowdown, 729 North 14th St.
9 p.m., $8, theslowdown.com

The Pines came together around the songwriting duo of David Huckfelt and Benson Ramsey, while they both were in Arizona. Their roots led them back to Iowa and then onto Minneapolis, where they built a buzz behind their elegant, but humble take on indie-folk. The band released their third album, Dark So...

Planet Power

Cosmic Forecast, May 3-May 9

Happy Full Moon in Scorpio late on Saturday night, which is Cinco de Mayo! We are halfway through Taurus (“I HAVE”), the sign of Mother Earth. Time to plant your seeds in fertile soil to find what your dreams are worth. As far as your life choices will allow you, engage in this seasonal dance with nature. Watch the movie “Being There,” and tell me what you think. Those are the lessons we all need and can learn...

Get Your Garden Growing

When technology fails, when the grid goes down, when the dollar and the economy collapse, you’ll still want to eat. Will you know how? Supermarkets won’t help you. With the transportation sector offline, 24 hours after the crash, store shelves will be bare. With electric power a thing of the past, your freezer and refrigerator will be as useful as an armoire as they would be for food storage. Count on your home...

Style

FASH FLOOD

Omaha Fashion Week organizers released their list of designers selected to participate in their August 2012 shows this week. The list includes 12 new designers, four high school students, two designers from outside of Omaha and two designers launching national brands. OFW’s fall showcase will take place from August 20th-25th and each night will include a focus, such as day wear, children’s wear or evening wear.

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