BUILT TO SPILL w/ Lee Ranaldo and the Dust & Slam Dunk

Oct. 18
BUILT TO SPILL w/ Lee Ranaldo and
the Dust & Slam Dunk
The Waiting Room, 6212 Maple St
9 p.m., $22, waitingroomlounge.com

Boise Idaho’s indie rockers Built to Spill are bringing their Northwest sound to Omaha. BTS is currently on tour in support for 2009’s There is no Enemy and will be joined by new band members Steve Gere (drums) and Jason Albertini (bass) who replace departing drummer Scott Plouf...

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Pokey LaFarge - Oct. 10, Bourbon Theatre

Oct. 10
Pokey LaFarge
Bourbon Theatre, 1415 O St  Lincoln
8 p.m., $12: ADV | $15: DOS,
bourbontheatre.com

Says LaFarge about his music, “It’s not retro music. It’s American music that never died.” The genre bending, generation blending stylings of LaFarge have crafted a sound that’s as familiar as it is fresh to the listener. He draws from old ragtime, early jazz, country blues and western swing music...

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Frank Turner and the Sleeping Souls

Oct. 7
Frank Turner and the Sleeping Souls
w/ The Smith Street Band &
Koo Koo Kanga Roo
Waiting Room
6212 Maple St.
8 p.m.; $15 ADV / $17 DOS
http://www.waitingroomlounge.com

In a review for his last album, NME magazine described British singer-songwriter Frank Turner as “the people’s prince of punk poetry.” But Turner’s lyrics can be quite personal as well. His lastest album, Tape Deck Heart — and the...

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Art Bar featuring Clark & Company

Oct. 4
Art Bar featuring Clark & Company
House of Loom, 1012 S. 10th St.
No cover; 6 to 9 p.m.
http://www.styleloud.com

The ART BAR series returns in October with another collection of young local artists showing off their talents in the casual and inviting Loom atmosphere. This time the amazing art will be accompanied by a performance of the awesome acoustic trio Clark & Company. These triplets (yes, they...

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Fine Art Live Auction

Oct. 3
Fine Art Live Auction
Gallery 72
Bancroft Street Market at 10th and Bancroft

The auction held by Gallery 72 allows consumers to purchase secondary market art within a range of prices, appealing to both new collectors and experienced ones. Some pieces to expect include “Mississippi Night Light” which is a rich lithograph by Yvonne Jacquette. “Return to Goya’s Caprichos” is a portfolio of eight prints...

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Pick: The Decatures w/ Two Shakes &  Ground Tyrants

Sept. 27
The Decatures w/ Two Shakes
&  Ground Tyrants
Shamrock’s Pub & Grill, 5338 N 103rd St.
9 p.m., $5
http://www.shamrockspubandgrill.com

Say what you want about today’s youth, the boys in The Decatures have all of their bases covered, loaded and ready to knock you out of their park and drive it home. The diaper dandies from Lincoln take their cues from yesteryear’s rock’n’roll forefathers, bridging...

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Pick: The Growlers w/ Cosmonauts, Gap Dream & Pangea

Sept. 26
The Growlers w/ Cosmonauts,
Gap Dream & Pangea
Slowdown, 729 N. 14th St.
8 p.m., $13 at the door
http://www.theslowdown.com

Tucked in shirts. Shiny penny loafers. Candle lit dinners. None of these things describe the The Growlers. In fact, the above is pretty much their exact opposite. A better way to have begun this writeup would have been to take that opening line, extruded it through a gangrene...

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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 »