Flying People: Works by Larry Sosso

Dec. 11-Jan. 8 Flying People: Works by Larry Sosso RNG Gallery, 1915 Leavenworth St. Reception Dec. 11, 7-10 p.m. Open Tues.-Fri., 11 a.m.-2 p.m./5-9p.m. Sat.-Sun. 9 a.m.-2 p.m., FREE 346.3549, Multi-media artist Lawrence Sosso is known for his geometric, hand-hammered welded steel creations exhibited region-wide, with public installations at the Omaha Hilton and Henry Doorly Zoo. Now the cozy...

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Air Supply

Dec. 12 Air Supply Harrah’s Casino, Council Bluffs 8 p.m., 21+, $30-$50 888.512.SHOW, Reminiscing about warm, delicious memories of the carefree ’80s never gets old … back in those days when just birds tweeted and you were only on Facebook if you fell asleep with your nose to the page. No bit of Max Headroom-laced nostalgia is complete without a wicked soundtrack of slow love ballads...

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Homeless For the Holiday

Dec. 14-15 Homeless for the Holidays Waiting Room/Slowdown 6212 Maple St./726 N. 14th St. 9 p.m. both nights, $10 Tues./$8 Wed., Time to give, drink and be merry. Right? Then join the ongoing cause Tuesday at the Waiting Room and Wednesday at Slowdown. Homeless for the Holidays was founded in 2006 and has released two CDs of songs donated by local artists. This week marks...

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Books and Bagels, American Hardcore and more

* The book discussion group Books and Bagels will meet at the Bookworm in Countryside Village this Sunday, Dec. 12, at 11 a.m. to discuss This Is Where I Leave You by Jonathan Tropper. An easy, entertaining read, the book received high marks from Publishers Weekly, which says, “Tropper strikes an excellent balance between the family history and its present-day fallout, proving his ability to create touchingly...

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Santa Paws and Sponsored Tweets

* Lincolnites in need of some gift-giving ideas may want to consider swinging by the Bennett Martin Library at 14th and N, Wednesday at noon for Lunch at the Library. Held in the 4th Floor Auditorium, you’ll get to enjoy free coffee from The Mill and check out “Great Books to Give as Gifts.” The BYOL (Bring Your Own Lunch) event is sponsored by the Nebraska Literary Heritage Association. For more information,...

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Jeff Koterba Inklings signing

Nov. 27 Jeff Koterba Inklings signing The Bookworm, 8702 Pacific St. 1 p.m., FREE, 392.2877 As the weather turns and the chill arrives, it’s time to start cultivating a winter reading list. Nothing gets you through the cold months of winter better than a couple of good books. Jeff Koterba, best known as the award-winning Omaha World-Herald cartoonist, recently released Inklings: A Memoir, a...

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Giving Thanks!!

In collecting sentiments for this year’s “Giving Thanks” cover story, I noticed a trend. People are passionately, deep-down-in-their-souls grateful for many things — from community and family to Ted & Wally’s and Crossroads Mall — all the time, all year long … they just forget. They forget to pause and grasp their own gratitude, to express thanks to personal saviors and others who bring joy. They need...

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