Anonymous American w/ At Land, Tara Vaughn

May 14 Anonymous American w/ At Land, Tara Vaughn Waiting Room Lounge, 6212 Maple St. $7, 9 p.m., waitingroomlounge.com, 402.884.5353 Omaha's Americana-by-way-of-Bruce act Anonymous American is back! The boys in AA have been away for a few years, with lead singer Matt Whipkey dabbling in solo and other group work. A group that rose out of the ashes of classic rock aficionados and officially unGoogleable band The...

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Jakes’s Just Because We Can Block Party

May 14 Jakes’s Just Because We Can Block Party 62nd and Maple Streets 6 p.m.–2 a.m., $5, jakescigars.com It happens just twice a year. They invite some friends, build a stage, pull in a beer trailer and book some music. Jake’s Cigars and Spirits is throwing another Benson Block Party and an all-star lineup of locally-based bands has been arranged. Look for great beers on tap and food from Espana and Chef...

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Disco Ball: The Studio 54 VIP Experience

May 14 Disco Ball: The Studio 54 VIP Experience Sokol Auditorium, 2234 S. 13th St, 8 p.m., $10/ADV $15/DOS, sokolunderground.com Even though the most avid of disco fans will profess it never died, the Omaha dance scene has had a bit of a disco revival over the last few months. Saturday’s Disco Ball: The Studio 54 Experience celebrates this rebirth with a flashback party to an era of glitz and glam. This...

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Comedy for Cancer

May 18 Comedy for Cancer Funny Bone, 17305 Davenport St., Suite 201 7:30 p.m., $10, dinner available funnyboneomaha.com, 402.493.8036   Cancer is about as unfunny and grave as it gets, but this Wednesday the Funny Bone Comedy Club’s staff and several comedians donate their time and talents to conjure a little laughter as medicine magic. In addition to live comedy for a good cause, this event will feature a silent...

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Omaha’s Finest Musicians Benefit Concert/Silent Auction

May 17 Omaha’s Finest Musicians Benefit Concert/Silent Auction Omaha Westside Auditorium, 8701 Pacific St. 7 p.m., FREE but $25 donation suggested, 402.505.3021 The Omaha Symphony’s principal flutist, Maria Harding, has organized a benefit concert and silent auction to raise funds for the Carla Beardmore-Harding Memorial Scholarship for next Tuesday night at 7 p.m. at Omaha Westside’s Auditorium. The...

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Reefer Madness

May 19 Reefer Madness Film Streams, 1340 Mike Fahey St. $9 general, $7 students, 7 p.m., filmstreams.org, 402.933.0259   Every once in a while, a great film comes along that scares straight a generation to the path of righteousness. 1936's masterpiece-of-the-overwrought Reefer Madness is not one of those movies. Part of a period of intense anti-marijuana propaganda (which successfully lead to the Marijuana Tax...

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FASH FLOOD

Local Fash Fans of TOMS Shoes take note: philanthropic eyewear company Warby Parker will be in town for Big Omaha, setting up temporary shop at Trocadero in the Old Market, located at 1208 1/2 Howard St. Like Toms, Warby Parker utilizes a “buy a pair, give a pair” program that has donated over 20,000 pairs of eyeglasses to those in need in 26 countries. Warby Parker at Trocadero kicks off Friday, May 13 with a...

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