Crescent Moon’s Mardi Gras Party

Mar. 8 Crescent Moon’s Mardi Gras Party 4 p.m.–2 a.m., free Crescent Moon, 36th and Farnam, beercornerusa.com The Crescent Moon’s Fat Tuesday parties have become the stuff of Omaha legend. Almost everyone knows Beer Corner U.S.A. (the foursome made up of the Moon, Huber Haus, Beertopia and Max & Joe’s) is the place to for that one last day of gluttony before the long season of Lent. In fact, the Moon even...

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“Bitch — It’s Our Word Now”

March 8 and 10 “Bitch — It’s Our Word Now” University of Nebraska at Omaha’s Milo Bail Student Center Fireplace Lounge, 6001 Dodge St. Noon to 6 p.m.; artist lecture at noon both days, FREE, teresaprince.com A year ago, photographer Teresa Prince was hanging out with friends and wanting to practice using her new light kit; they thought it would be fun to pose with the blasé word “BITCH” written...

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Steiner AMA presents Intimacy Enhancement w/ Sensei Asa Seeley

March 5 Steiner AMA presents Intimacy Enhancement w/ Sensei Asa Seeley Steiner Dojo, 3908 N. 138th St. 5-9 p.m., $75 per couple steinerama.com, 493.4733 Sharing intimacy with a loved one can deepen the relationship. But being able to actually execute that concept isn't easy. Sensei Asa Seeley, appearing at northwest Omaha’s Steiner Dojo on Saturday, has a few "how to’s” on the subject. Drawing from 30 years...

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Jeff Dunham

Three Up, Three Down March 4 Jeff Dunham Qwest Center Omaha, 455 N. 10th St. 8 p.m., $45.50, ticketmaster.com Each week in this space, we will feature three questions posed to one of our featured “picks” for 8 Days. In this debut installment, we tweeted with standup comedian/ventriloquist extraordinaire Jeff Dunham, who returns to the Qwest Center Friday, March 4. Dunham has been called “America's favorite...

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Yves Behar

Feb. 24 Yves Behar Joslyn Art Museum Witherspoon Concert Hall, 2200 Dodge St. 7 p.m., Free to daOMA members, designallianceomaha.org Yves Behar is an industrial designer who turns everyday objects -— from office chairs and laptops to condoms and underpants — into objects of desire. Think of him as the ampersand between function and form. Behar is at the Joslyn this Thursday to tell Omaha how he uses design to...

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Karrin Allyson, with the UNO Jazz Band

Featured Pick Feb. 26 Karrin Allyson, with the UNO Jazz Band Holland Performing Arts Center, 1200 Douglas St. 8 p.m., $35 345-0606, ticketomaha.com Omaha's gifted the world with two world-class chanteuses. Julie Wilson is a cabaret staple singing standards at posh Manhattan night clubs. More recently, jazz vocalist Karrin Allyson has made connoisseurs in New York City and other swank spots take notice with her...

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UNO men’s basketball vs. Pittsburg State

Feb. 26 UNO men's basketball vs. Pittsburg State UNO, Lee & Helene Sapp Fieldhouse 3:30 p.m., $7 adults, $5 students 554-2271, omavs.com UNO aspires to be “Omaha's Team,” but other than hockey and wrestling, all its athletic programs struggle to draw fans. What’s maddening is the University of Nebraska at Omaha consistently fields excellent teams and does so with a slew of local kids. This year’s men’s...

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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 »