Jil Aigrot in Concert

PICK OF THE WEEK March 19 Jil Aigrot in Concert Holland Performing Arts Center, 13th and Douglas 8 p.m., Tickets start at $19 402-345-0606, ticketomaha.com Jil Aigrot’s Holland concert is as good an excuse as any to celebrate Omaha’s own chanteuses. Aigrot, the voice of legendary Edith Piaf in the acclaimed 2007 French film La Vie en Rose, specializes in the heartbreak ballads that made Piaf a wildly popular...

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Bitch. (Perception. Reality. Execution.)

March 18-April 2 Bitch. (Perception. Reality. Execution.) Blue Barn Theatre, 614 S. 11th St. March 18-19 and April 1-2, 11 p.m. March 25-26, 7:30 p.m.; $10 facebook.com/bbwitchinghour “Bitch” is the zenith of contemptuous five-letter words. This eponymous production by the Blue Barn’s Witching Hour reconsiders the stories of rule breakers and alleged bitches Marie Antoinette, Mata Hari, Ann Askew and Mary...

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Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

Opening March 18 Dirty Rotten Scoundrels Bellevue Little Theatre, 203 W. Mission Ave. Olde Towne Bellevue Fri.-Sat. at 8 p.m., 2 p.m. Sundays $15, $13 seniors, $7.50 students 402.291.1554 Who needs the movie with Steve Martin and Michael Caine as Freddy and Lawrence when you’ve got the musical with Steve Krambeck and Mark Thornburg as the two resourceful con men who rob the Riviera? You’ve also got the savvy...

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Edge of Arbor w/ Sarah Benck, Brothers Tandem and Rock Paper Dynamite

March 19 Edge of Arbor w/ Sarah Benck, Brothers Tandem and Rock Paper Dynamite The Waiting Room Lounge, 6212 Maple St. 9 p.m., $7 waitingroomlounge.com, 884.5353 Jessica Errett, the sultry front woman for Edge of Arbor, graced my humble abode a few weeks ago; there she treated the roommates and I to a few acoustic renditions of songs off of the band's first EP, Neon Lit Nights. If you have not been able to make the...

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Dr. Strangelove Midnight Movie

March 25 Dr. Strangelove Midnight Movie Midnight, Dundee Theater, 4952 Dodge St. $6, dundeetheater.com Stanley Kubrick’s 1964 black-and-white movie, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, is not just a hilarious and believable take on the Cold War era nuclear scare, it was actually deemed “culturally significant” by the Library of Congress in 1989. The film centers on...

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Lissa Hase and John Stillmunks: Paintings

Through Mar. 27 Lissa Hase and John Stillmunks: Paintings Dundee Gallery, 4916 Underwood Ave, lower level Tues.-Thurs. 11a.m.-7p.m.; Fri.-Sat. 11a.m.-9p.m.; Sun. 12p.m.-5p.m., FREE 402.505.8333, dundeegallery.com Multi-media artist Lissa Hase prides herself on transforming garbage scraps into richly colorful, textured images using oil paints. An act she calls therapeutic and exciting, University of Nebraska at...

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Dunham Delivers

REVIEW BY JESSICA CHIZEK Superstar comedian Jeff Dunham brought his band of merry puppets to the Qwest Center last week and the ventriloquist from Texas who recently was called "America's favorite comedian" lived up to the hype. Dunham's opening act, Brian Haner, better known as the "Guitar Guy," definitely got the show off to a hilarious start. The musical comedian sang a song about Omaha and its gay bars that...

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