Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical

Nov. 9-14 Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical Orpheum Theater, 409 S. 16th St.  Tues.-Thurs. 7:30 p.m., Fri.-Sat. 8 p.m., Sat.-Sun. 11 a.m., 2 p.m. & 5 p.m.; $25 omahaperformingarts.org Every year around Thanksgiving I put on my one-piece pajamas (with feet), lie down on my stomach with my head resting in my palms and enjoy CBS’ yearly showing of How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Much like A...

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Lotus w/ Mux Mool and Inflect

Nov. 10 Lotus w/ Mux Mool and Inflect Slowdown, 729 N. 14th St. 9 p.m., $15 ADV/$18 DOS onepercentproductions.com Lotus is six dudes playing something of a dancier Phish. The Philadelphia- and Denver-based group has carved its own sonic niche with its rock-heavy, improvisational sets, and cultivated die-hards across the world with its live, multi-media spectacles. Lotus is touring the country supporting material...

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Rem Koolhaas: A Kind of Architect and Koolhaas Houselife

Nov. 10 Rem Koolhaas: A Kind of Architect and Koolhaas Houselife Film Streams’ Ruth Sokolof Theater, 1340 Mike Fahey St.  7 p.m.; $9, $4.50 members $7 senior/student  933.0259, filmstreams.org Omaha Creative Institute and daOMA collaborate with Film Streams to bring a special screening and discussion of influential architects Rem Koolhaas. From founding Volume Magazine to creating masterpieces such as the...

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com(e).passion by The Epicene Furies

Oct. 23 com(e).passion by The Epicene Furies New BLK, 1213 Jones St. 8 p.m., $10 suggested donation aetherplough.com, 319.5990 If you remember Alexander Payne’s superb debut Citizen Ruth, you’ll recall the scene with the circus of pro-life and pro-choice protesters outside the abortion clinic, all in a dither over the fate of Ruth Stoops’ unborn child. While the divided horde hollers at one another, Ruth...

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Dr. Condoleezza Rice book signing

Oct. 26 Dr. Condoleezza Rice book signing The Bookworm, 8702 Pacific St. 2-2:45 p.m., FREE, bookwormomaha.com Whether you agree with Condi’s political views, you should admit she has accomplished quite a bit in this world. Not only did she serve as our nation’s 66th Secretary of State under George W. Bush, prior to that she was Bush’s Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs and has been...

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The Wood Brothers w/ Patrick Sweany

Oct. 26 The Wood Brothers w/ Patrick Sweany Waiting Room, 6212 Maple St. 9 p.m., $15, onepercentproductions.com Armed with two voices, a bass and acoustic guitar, The Wood Brothers specialize in delivering raw, unapologetic bluesy folk-rock, oozing with emotive lyrics. Chris Wood is one of the founding members of Medeski, Martin and Wood, a jazz trio formed in 1991. After reveling in moderate success with them,...

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An Inaugural Ride to Freedom

Oct. 26 An Inaugural Ride to Freedom Film Streams’ Ruth Sokolof Theater 1340 Mike Fahey St. Screening and post-show Q & A w/ director Akintunde $9, $7 seniors/students/teachers/military 7 p.m., 933.0259, filmstreams.org Get on the bus! By the hundreds of thousands, people did just that in January 2009 to see the inauguration of Barack Obama. Answering the call to witness history was a busload of Nebraskans who...

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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 »