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Doctor Mysterian

Yesterday’s foods—today!

E3 2015

The invaders

Heartland Healing

Fear is Not an Option

Heartland Healing

Don’t Be a Toaster: Redux

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August 24: Derby Girl Bingo Fundraiser for Sk8 the State for MS

The Sydney, 5918 Maple St., sk8thestate.blogspot.com, 8 p.m.

Sk8 the State for MS is a fundraising movement piloted by four Siouxland women who are trying to take a small step in the fight to eradicate multiple sclerosis. Last summer, thre three founding members skated 288 miles across South Dakota and raised nearly $3000. This summer, the group will be making a 250-mile journey through Nebraska. On August 24th...

Heartland Healing

The Dirt on Soap

Legend has it that around 2,500 years ago, along the banks of the river Tiber, on the lower slopes of mythical Mt. Sapo, handmaidens would wash clothes. Upstream was a temple, the site of ritual animal sacrifice. On days following rain, maidens noticed the river water produced whitish clumps. When fabrics were rubbed with the clumps, the whites were whiter and the colors were brighter. Legend continues that...

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August 19-August 21: Omaha’s Original Greek Festival

Canfields Plaza, 8457 West Center Road, greekfestomaha.com, $25/food tickets.

Opa! Omaha's Original Greek Festival is back and this year we can expect more of the same compliments of St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church. One yearly highlight is a variety of Greek folk dances. You can witness dances from St. John's dance groups or learn to dance Greek at various times during the weekend. There will also be...

Booked; A Whole Lotta Death

Writer Jeff Lacey and illustrator Calvin Banks will be at the Bookworm at 87th and Pacific this Friday at 6 p.m. to sign copies of their book, Flushed During Play: 51 Pet Rodent Deaths. I’m not kidding. “In this age of excessive materialism, pet rodents have perhaps paid the greatest price, having become too often victims of negligence, amateur decision making, or what George Orwell called ‘those wild, almost...

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August 21: 80th Anniversary Party for Durham Museum and Joslyn Art Museum

Durham Museum, 801 S. 10th St., and Joslyn Art Museum, 2200 Dodge St.
Noon – 5 p.m., $5 adults, $4 children 18 and younger for both museums
Durhammuseum.org, 402.444.5071, joslyn.org, 402.342.3300

1931 marks the 80th birthday for both major Omaha museums, Joslyn Art and Durham. They're celebrating in 1930s style.  For the Durham it was the start of the grand station serving rail travelers in lavish style....

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