Tax form led Sun to Boys Town’s ‘hidden’ assets

In 1972 you had to be a member of the Boys Town inner circle to see its balance sheet. Or, as in the case of the Sun Newspapers, you had to know about a new and therefore obscure tax form filing that required nonprofits to report their financials. Even then, it took the Sun time and expense to obtain the public records, documents and figures Boys Town dearly wanted to suppress. Today, due in part to the Sun's...

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LOCAL FASH Autopilot Art designer Alexia Thiele is set to launch her summer line with a runway show and acoustic concert Saturday, May 7, from 6 to 10:30 p.m. The show will take place at Hot Shops, located at 1301 Nicholas St., in the first floor hall. The event will feature shoes and accessories from Scout: Dry Goods & Trade with hair and makeup by Sirens at the Loft. Autopilot Art fans can check out...

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“Affinity of Form: Photographs by Stan Lipsey”

3 UP, 3 DOWN “Affinity of Form: Photographs by Stan Lipsey” April 29-May 26 KANEKO, 1111 Jones St. Opening reception Friday, April 29 at 1-8 p.m. You probably saw by now that we’re running a retrospective this week of the events that led to the Omaha Sun’s 1973 Pulitzer Prize for Local Investigative Specialized Reporting, a cover story that uncovered the large financial resources of beloved...

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Jonathan Richman

PICK OF THE WEEK May 5 Jonathan Richman The Waiting Room Lounge, 6212 Maple St. 9 p.m., $13, Jonathan Richman's most visible entry into mainstream culture came nearly 15 years ago in the 1998 comedy There's Something About Mary. Richman plays the role of occasional singing narrator whose songs serve to reflect the emotional state of Ted, the boneheaded protagonist portrayed by Ben Stiller....

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Bowling For Soup w/ The Dollyrots & Sheridan Breakdown

April 29 Bowling For Soup w/ The Dollyrots & Sheridan Breakdown Sokol Auditorium, 2234 S. 13th St. 8 p.m., $16 in advance or $18 day of, F-F-F-Friday, Grammy-nominated pop-punk band Bowling for Soup, better known by the acronym BFS, will steer their tour for their recently released 11th studio album, "Fishin' For Woos", to the Sokol Underground. Their latest release is the band's first...

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Wearable Art Exhibit

April 29-May 1 Wearable Art Exhibit Anderson O’ Brien Fine Art Old Market 1108 Jackson St. Fri. 6 p.m.-9 p.m., Sat. 11 a.m.-9 p.m., Sun. noon to 4 p.m. New York may be known as the fashion capital of the world, but that doesn’t mean we need to book it to the East Coast for some stylish attire. Enter Asiatica, a clothing company from Kansas City, Mo., which will be showcasing their wearable art...

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Outside Kaneko

April 29-Sept. 15 Outside Kaneko Lauritzen Gardens, 100 Bancroft St. Regular hours and admission 402.346.4002,   A garden itself is nature’s work of art, especially the way it has been done on Lauritzen Gardens’ 100-acre spread on the riverfront hills. The addition of artwork by local master Jun Kaneko further decorates the scenery beginning this week. Picture more than 50 of his drawings...

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