Joslyn Free Admission Weekend

Nov. 26-28 Joslyn Free Admission Weekend Joslyn Art Museum, 2200 Dodge St. Fri.-Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sun. Noon-4 p.m. FREE (closed Thanksgiving Day) 342.3300, The local fine arts museum is doing a community service thing by offering free admission over the Thanksgiving weekend. The timing is good because Joslyn has a major temporary exhibition up, Beyond Realism: The Works of Kent Bellows, which should...

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Peter Pan

Nov. 26-Dec. 19 Peter Pan — The Musical The Rose, 2001 Farnam St. Fri. 7 p.m., Sat.-Sun. 2 p.m. $16, 345.4849, “All children, except one, grow up.” These words begin James M. Barrie’s classic play, Peter Pan. The timeless tale filled with pirate battles and fairy magic tells the story of the boy who never grew up and his adventures in Neverland. The Rose’s production will include the...

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Get Gifty

Nov. 27 Get Gifty Ten studios throughout Benson 10 a.m.-6 p.m., FREE, 558.1150 This double threat Benson studio tour/holiday gift grab gives art appreciators and gift-givers the chance to feed two birds with one seed. Wander the Maple Street main strip, from Adventure in Art at the east end to JD Gerber Photography at the west, enjoying the stunning sights of Benson’s studio scene and...

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Taqwacore: The Birth of Islam Punk

Nov. 30 Taqwacore: The Birth of Islam Punk Film Streams, 1340 Mike Fahey St. 7 p.m., $9/$7 seniors, students, teachers and military/$4.50 members 933.0259, Jesse Michaels, lead singer of the punk band Operation Ivy once said, “Music is an indirect force for change because it provides an anchor against human tragedy.” Truer words have never been spoken as an embodiment of the punk rock genre —...

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Readers’ Choice 2010 Best Sports Bar

If DJ’s Dugout has a secret to success it seems to be one that most learn at a very young age: three is the magic number. The top three priorities at DJ’s Dugout? Food, service and entertainment. In the food department, DJ’s Dugout has a menu that covers a range of game-time food options. This includes appetizers like the Super Bowl Nachos ($8.99), a variety of salads such as the Chef Salad ($7.99) with...

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Readers’ Choice 2010 Best Wine Shop

While Dan Matuszek traveled the country working for E & J Gallo, he was contemplating the wine business he wanted to create at home in Omaha. “I started thinking about it 15 years ago,” Matuszek says. “I never found the format that I wanted, so I came up with my own.” Matuszek opened Brix in Village Pointe in January, and it’s been worth the wait. Brix was named Best Wine Shop in the Reader’s Choice...

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Readers’ Choice 2010 Best Happy Hour

Going to happy hour at any of Blue Sushi Sake Grill’s three metro locations means you’ll probably be waiting for a seat, hovering near the host desk for your chance to sit down. But you’ll stay anyway because you know it’ll be worth it. Blue offers $4.50 sushi rolls, $5.50 martinis, $3 margaritas and reduced-price appetizers, presenting diners with a great deal that’s different than your average...

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