The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers

Feb. 2 The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers McFoster’s Natural Kind Cafe, 302 S. 38th St. 7 p.m., FREE, mostdangerousman.org Before Julian Assange and Wikileaks, there was Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers. During the height of the conflict in Vietnam, Ellsberg was working for the U.S. government as a high-level Pentagon official and Vietnam War Strategist. In 1969...

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Euforquestra w/ The LymphNodes Maniacs

Feb. 2 Euforquestra w/ The LymphNodes Maniacs Waiting Room Lounge, 6212 Maple St. 9 p.m., $8, onepercentproductions.com If you love something, you must give it away for free. Somebody said that. Sting? I dunno. Anyway, that’s what Euforquestra did with its album Soup. Wanting to build a fan base for their afro-beat/funk infused sound, the group chose to let fans new and old have their new album for free on their...

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Omaha Comic Book Convention

Jan. 23 Omaha Comic Book Convention Executive Inn and Suites, 3650 S. 72nd St. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., FREE, epguides.com/comics With the last decade’s influx of comic book movies delving into Batman, Spiderman and X-men series, interest in comic books has seen a massive resurgence. Whether you’re a proud, seasoned fan, or it’s a newfound interest, the Omaha Comic Book convention hosts a variety of topics for every...

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Masters and Music Series w/ Hesse McGraw and Dustin Bushon

Jan. 23 Masters and Music Series w/ Hesse McGraw and Dustin Bushon UNO Gallery, 6001 Dodge St., 5 p.m., $15/FREE for UNO students, 554.2402 The latest installment of The University of Nebraska-Omaha’s Masters and Music series boasts two very special guests. Collaboration and Syncopation features Hesse McGraw, curator of The Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, and musician Dustin Bushon. McGraw’s interest in...

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River City Mixed Chorus “Our Family Tree”

Jan. 22-Jan. 23 River City Mixed Chorus “Our Family Tree” First United Methodist Church, 70th and Cass Jan. 22, 7 p.m.; Jan. 23, 4 p.m.; $20 ADV/$25 DOS $15 seniors, students, children, rcmc.org Omaha’s outstanding GLBT chorus is marking more than a quarter-century of musical magic with its performance of “Our Family Tree.” The program is the organization’s second of the season and the first for the...

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Vagos Burns Night

Jan. 22 Vagos Burns Night Barley Street Tavern, 2735 N. 62nd St. $5 or a traditional Scottish dish, 9 p.m., 21+ 554.5834, barleystreet.com The Scots are proud of many things, but high on the list is poet Robert Burns. So much so that there’s the rich tradition of the Burns supper which entails consumption of haggis and whiskey and recitation of Burns’ works. Barley Street is doing its own version of this feast...

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Band Build: A to Benefit Habitat for Humanity

Jan. 22 Band Build: A Concert to Benefit Habitat for Humanity w/ Satchel Grande, Midwest Dilemma, The 9’s, Brad Hoshaw & the Seven Deadlies and The Half Hearts Waiting Room Lounge, 6212 Maple St. 7 p.m., $12, onepercentproductions.com Good dance music and a good cause — what are you waiting for? With an impressive lineup including local funk bands Satchel Grande and The 9’s, and Americana music courtesy of...

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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 »