Autopilot Art Gallery Show

May 7 Autopilot Art Gallery Show Hot Shops Art Center, 1301 Nicholas St. 7 p.m., $5, autopilot-art.com Those familiar with Alexia Thiele and her Autopilot Art clothing line know it is synonymous with quirky, whimsical and beautiful. It has been some time since we last saw a runway show for Autopilot Art, but the wait ends Saturday at Hot Shops Art Center. Thiele has been designing clothes for several years, and her...

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Spaghetti and Fish Fry Dinner

May 7 Spaghetti and Fish Fry Dinner Church of the Resurrection, 3004 Belvedere Blvd. Noon-6 p.m., $10 402.455.7015, COR-episcopal.org If you're a fish-fry fan, soul food connoisseur or urban adventurer, there's a feast with your name on it at a blended North O church. Deep fried whole catfish served alongside spaghetti topped by red meat sauce may sound strange to the uninitiated, but it's plain heaven to the...

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Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band

May 10 Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band Qwest Center Omaha, 455 North 10th St. 7:30 p.m., $31-$69 402.341.1500, 800.745.3000 or ticketmaster.com Just four days after his 66th birthday, the legend returns to Omaha. Bob Seger has some miles on him, but he also brings the goods, four decades or more into a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame career that began in Michigan. Expect classics like “Night Moves,” “Turn the...

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Royal Pain

Because I wasn’t in the mood to witness my dreams of becoming the next Queen of England shatter before my very eyes, and because I have a strong aversion to waking up before noon, I slept through Prince William and Kate Middleton’s royal wedding. Apparently, I’m the only one who missed it. More than 23 million Americans were up at the crack of dawn to watch the royal couple say their “I dos,” and total of...

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Booked: Outdoor Poetry, Student Authors and Autographs!

* Assuming Mother Nature cooperates, this Wednesday’s Naked Words Open Mic will meet on the Nebraska side of the Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge downtown at 6 p.m. In the event it rains, the event will be held at its usual location — Soul Desires at 10th and Jackson in the Old Market. Questions? Email prairie.sky@gmail.com for more information. * This Thursday, May 5, there will be a book release party for "In My...

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South Takes Center

If Marcos Mora wasn’t so busy serving as the coordinator for Omaha’s Cinco de Mayo celebration he’d have no problem around this time of year working musician. Coming from one of the oldest musical families in Omaha, la familia Barrientos, Mora has music in his blood. But instead of doing a concert for the city’s biggest Latino celebration, he’s booking them for others. “This is kind of all I do,” Mora...

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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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Infleunce of the Times-Symphony Joslyn

SUNDAY 23
Mar, 23
INFLUENCE OF THE TIMES, Classical, Jazz, Romantic.
Omaha Symphony Symphony Joslyn
Carmelo Galante, clarinet
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Million Dollar Quartet

TUESDAY 18 
Feb. 18-23
MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
Orpheum Theater
409 S. 16th St.
Tues-Thurs: 7:30 p.m. Fri: 8 p.m. Sat: 2 & 8 p.m. Sun: ... more »


Outside The Lines: Unexpected Delights from Major Composers

SUNDAY 23
Feb. 23
OUTSIDE THE LINES:  Unexpected Delights from Major Composers
Omaha Symphony’s Symphony Joslyn
Alexandra Rock, oboe ... more »


GNIT

THURSDAY 20
Feb. 20-Mar. 15
GNIT
Blue Barn Theatre
614 S. 11th St.
Tickets: $20-$25http://www.bluebarn.org
 

Norwegian playwright ... more »


Killing Them Softly: The Return of King Buzzo

But as Melvins fans are well aware, an open mind can yield great rewards. Queen’s “You’re My Best Friend,” for example, certainly ... more »


he Legendary Count Basie Orchestra featuring New York Voices

FRIDAY 14
Feb. 14
THE LEGENDARY COUNT BASIE ORCHESTRA FEATURING NEW YORK VOICES
Kiewit Hall, Holland Center
2200 Dodge St.
8 p.m. ... more »


THE GROCER’S GOBLIN & THE LITTLE MERMAID

FRIDAY 31
Jan. 31-Feb 16
THE GROCER’S GOBLIN & THE LITTLE MERMAID
The Rose Theater
2001 Farnam St.
Fri: 7 p.m. Sat: 2 & 5 p.m. Sun: 2 ... more »


Having Our Say

FRIDAY 17
Jan.17-Feb.9
HAVING OUR SAY
Howard and Rhonda Hawks Mainstage Theatre
Omaha Community Playhouse
6915 Cass St.
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The Truth About Caril

It was the case that shattered innocence and struck fear into an entire nation, inspired artists like Terrence Malick ... more »


Murder he wrote

South Omaha native son David Krajicek’s crime writing has branded him Mr. Murder, so it’s only apt he looks the heavy ... more »


So Bad, It’s Good

Stop by the PS Collective at 6056 Maple Street this Thursday, August 4th at 7 p.m. for the Omaha Poetry Slam Team ... more »


What’s a Cthulhu?

*Fans of horror, monsters and strange illustrations take note: artist Michael Bukowski is illustrating every monster ... more »