Taqueria Time

Authentic South 24th Street drive-thru is open late You can run through a Tex-Mex drive-up anywhere in town and spend $1.50 for a beef taco. It won’t be good, but it might satisfy your craving for sautéed meat with cheese and salsa. Or you could travel to the far end of South 24th Street and stop at Taqueria Tijuana, one of many taco joints in South Omaha, for a taco fix. The unassuming restaurant occupies the...

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Color Theory

Author’s latest novel explores racial tensions in post-bellum America When I began reading Mary Helen Stefaniak’s latest effort, The Cailiffs of Baghdad, Georgia, my defenses sprang up immediately. Being from southern Georgia, I expected to find misrepresentations and accusations running rampant throughout the narrative. After all, Stefaniak is a Northerner from Milwaukee and although her mother was born and...

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Fashion Slave

Despite cold, drizzly weather, hundreds of fashionistas came out to support local designers, stylists, models and other creative folks at the third annual Omaha Fashion Week finale show Saturday, Sept. 18. The runway show was again held outside Nomad Lounge, 10th and Jones. Earlier in the week, organizers said the massive, 200-foot runway would be moved under the nearby bridge just northeast of Nomad due to weather...

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It’ll be a busy week at The Bookworm, 87th and Pacific in Countryside Village (a small town in the city!) this week. Wednesday, Sept. 22, author David Herlihy will be on hand at 6 p.m. to sign copies of his new book The Lost Cyclist: The Epic Tale of an American Adventurer and His Mysterious Disappearance. The book, an Amazon Best Book of the Month when released in June, recounts the story of Frank Lenz, a man who...

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Sept. 23-Oct. 9 Betrayal Circle Theatre, Central Presbyterian Church, 726 S. 55th St. Doors 6:30 p.m., dinner 7 p.m., show 8 p.m. $23 dinner and show, $13 show only 553.4715, dlmarr@cox.net One doesn’t usually associate the Circle Theatre with searing psychological drama dripping with highbrow sarcasm, but that’s what’s offered with its production of Harold Pinter’s Betrayal. This emotional point,...

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Menomena w/  Suckers and Tu Fawning

Sept. 22 Menomena w/ Suckers and Tu Fawning Waiting Room Lounge, 6212 Maple St. 9 p.m., $12 in advance, onepercentproductions.com For Portland Ore.’s Menomena, it’s not the sound that’s been tagged as cutting edge, but their cut-and-paste approach for making those indie rock sounds. 2007’s Friend & Foe helped catapult the band, as the band’s use of a program designed by multi-instrumentalist member...

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