Celtic Cabaret: Legend and Lore Featuring Jill Anderson

3 UP, 3 DOWN Thursday, March 17 Celtic Cabaret: Legend and Lore Featuring Jill Anderson Scottish Rite Cathedral 202 S. 20th St. $20 general admission, $18 for seniors 402.346.6580, redchairrecords.com Omaha native Jill Anderson was first bitten by the acting bug while attending Central High School. “I was in the chorus and was cast as the lead in many shows,” Anderson said. “From my acting, I received a lot...

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Willy Nelson and Family

March 11 Willie Nelson and Family Orpheum Theater, 409 S. 16th St. 8 p.m., $45-$75 ticketomaha.com, 345.0606 Here comes America’s favorite singer-songwriter/outlaw/activist/icon/author/actor. Is there anything Willie can’t do? He even held his place on the “artistic roll call” after complicity in a wretched 1991 Taco Bell commercial. (See Bill Hicks’ “Save Willie” from Rant in E Minor.) He’s also...

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Three Tall Women

March 10 Three Tall Women The Blue Barn Theatre, 614 S. 11th St. Thurs.-Sat. 7:30pm, Sun. March 20 at 6 p.m. and no shows March 25-27 $25 adults, $20 students, seniors, TAG members, or groups of 10 or more 345.1576, bluebarn.org A perfect event in celebration of Women’s History Month, Edward Albee’s 1994 Pulitzer Prize-winning play Three Tall Women examines the truth of a woman’s life through the perspectives...

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Keller Williams

March 11 Keller Williams Whiskey Roadhouse, 2701 23rd St., Council Bluffs 6:30 p.m., Tickets are $18, http://www.caesars.com/whiskeyroadhouse If the name Keller Williams evokes images of banjos, fiddles and washboards, then you’re not too far off. The Virginia-based multi-instrumentalist has earned a stellar reputation in the “jam band” world playing alongside acts such as Yonder Mountain String Band, The...

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UNO Hockey vs. Bemidji State

March 11-13 UNO Hockey vs. Bemidji State Qwest Center Omaha 7:37 p.m. Friday, 7:07 p.m. Saturday and Sunday (Sunday’s game only if-necessary) Tickets starting at $17, 554.6287, omahasteam.com In what’s been a banner first season for UNO hockey in the WCHA, the stakes now get higher with the conference playoffs getting underway. As the regular season’s fourth place finisher, the 21-13-2 and Top 15-ranked...

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Patti Austin: The Ella Fitzgerald Songbook

March 11-13 Patti Austin: The Ella Fitzgerald Songbook Holland Center, 1200 Douglas St. Fri.-Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 2 p.m., $15-$80 omahasymphony.org, 342.3560 Born the daughter of a jazz trombonist who named Quincy Jones her godfather and Dinah Washington her godmother, Patti Austin came steeped in musical tradition. The Grammy winning singer’s body of work has spanned many genres, but particularly fans of jazz,...

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The Dirty Heads w/ New Politics, T.U.G.G.

March 14 The Dirty Heads w/ New Politics, T.U.G.G. Slowdown, 729 N 14th 8 p.m., $16 adv / $18 DOS, 345.7569, theslowdown.com The members of Dirty Heads have been together since their freshman year of high school — that far off distant land of 1996. While most high school bands are content to fight a lot and break up, the punk-rap-reggae fusionists in Dirty Heads chose instead to hone their craft, playing music...

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