Central vs. Prep

Oct. 8 Central vs. Prep Rosenblatt Stadium 1202 Bert Murphy Ave. Gates 5:30 p.m., Kickoff 7 p.m. $8/$6 students through Ticketmaster, $6/$4 students if purchased at either high school or Rosenblatt day-of centralhighomaha.org Fall Friday nights in Omaha have long been full of football field lights, marching bands, crunching tackles and game-breaking touchdowns. Many gridiron aficionados still consider the 1960...

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Bad Luck Charm w/ The Sons of the 49’r

Oct. 8 Bad Luck Charm w/ The Sons of the 49’r 49’r Lounge, 4824 Dodge St. 9 p.m., 554.5841 myspace.com/badluckcharm13 The Bad Luck Charm will play a homecoming show of sorts at the on-again then off-again 49’r Lounge. BLC’s brand of “down and dirty rockin’ punk straight from the Great Plains” is the perfect opportunity to shake your fist at CVS at least one more time. Its been quite some time since...

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Shelterskelter XV

Oct. 8-31 Shelterskelter XV Shelterbelt Theatre, 3225 California St. Thurs.-Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 6 p.m. Wed. showing Oct. 28, $15 341.2757, shelterbelt.org For 15 years, the Shelterbelt Theater has been doing Halloween right by hosting Shelterskelter, an annual collection of original plays dealing with the horrific, macabre, gruesome, terrifying or monstrous. The stage becomes like the anthology horror tales of old...

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Fiction/Antifiction ...

Oct. 8-16 Fiction/Antifiction: An Exploration of Creation in Three Acts Blue Barn Theatre’s Witching Hour 614 S. 11th St. Fri.-Sat. 11 p.m., $10, 651.6795 facebook.com/bbwitchinghour The Witching Hour is the Blue Barn’s late night ensemble theater company, now in its seventh season. This one sounds like a gem. As the title suggests, it’s an examination of artistic creation, destruction and the creation of...

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Omaha Science Café

Oct. 5 Omaha Science Café Slowdown, 729 N. 14th St., 7-8 p.m., FREE, unmc.edu/sciencecafe With the constant media battle between MSNBC and Fox News, or Sarah Palin’s plight to prove conservative women are more attractive than liberal women, we as a nation definitely have a high school cafeteria way of handling the issues amongst political parties. This installment of the Omaha Science Café explores these...

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Jimmy Eat World w/ We Were Promised Jetpacks

Oct. 4 Jimmy Eat World w/ We Were Promised Jetpacks Sokol Auditorium, 2234 S. 13th St. 8 p.m., $25, onepercentproductions.com Whether you’ve only heard “The Middle,” or you’ve been with them since 1996’s Static Prevails, there’s no denying the success of Jimmy Eat World. A major-label, big-budget band that has somehow kept its focus and stayed glued to its indie roots is a rare and beautiful thing....

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Michael Bolton

Oct. 4 Michael Bolton Holland Performing Arts Center 1200 Douglas St. 7:30 p.m., $35-$95, 345.0606 omahaperformingarts.org You may know him from “Dancing with the Stars” or you may know him from the radio. Here’s what you need to know: Singer Michael Bolton is coming to Omaha for one night at the Holland Performing Arts Center. He has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, stacks of Grammies and American...

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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 »