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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From Shelterbelt With Love 10

Jan. 20-Feb. 14 From Shelterbelt With Love 10 Shelterbelt Theatre, 3225 California St. Thurs.-Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 6 p.m.; no show Feb. 6 $15, $12 student/seniors/TAG members, $8 Jan. 20-23 $10 Thurs., Sun. and Valentine’s Day 341.2757, shelterbelt.org Get ready for tears and cheers once again at the 10th annual From Shelterbelt with Love featuring eight short plays around the theme of love — in good times and...

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Con Dios w/ The So-So Sailors

Jan. 20 Con Dios w/ The So-So Sailors O’Leaver’s, 1322 S. Saddle Creek Rd. 9:30 p.m., $5, facebook.com/oleavers Con Dios is the new local supergroup featuring the songs of Phil Schaffart. Schaffart plays guitar and sings and is ably backed by Matt Maginn on bass (Cursive), Pat Oakes on drums (Ladyfinger) and Dan McCarthy on keys (McCarthy Trenching, The Mynabirds). The band has been in “residency” at...

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Infleunce of the Times-Symphony Joslyn

SUNDAY 23
Mar, 23
INFLUENCE OF THE TIMES, Classical, Jazz, Romantic.
Omaha Symphony Symphony Joslyn
Carmelo Galante, clarinet
Thomas ... more »


Million Dollar Quartet

TUESDAY 18 
Feb. 18-23
MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
Orpheum Theater
409 S. 16th St.
Tues-Thurs: 7:30 p.m. Fri: 8 p.m. Sat: 2 & 8 p.m. Sun: ... more »


Outside The Lines: Unexpected Delights from Major Composers

SUNDAY 23
Feb. 23
OUTSIDE THE LINES:  Unexpected Delights from Major Composers
Omaha Symphony’s Symphony Joslyn
Alexandra Rock, oboe ... more »


GNIT

THURSDAY 20
Feb. 20-Mar. 15
GNIT
Blue Barn Theatre
614 S. 11th St.
Tickets: $20-$25http://www.bluebarn.org
 

Norwegian playwright ... more »


Killing Them Softly: The Return of King Buzzo

But as Melvins fans are well aware, an open mind can yield great rewards. Queen’s “You’re My Best Friend,” for example, certainly ... more »


he Legendary Count Basie Orchestra featuring New York Voices

FRIDAY 14
Feb. 14
THE LEGENDARY COUNT BASIE ORCHESTRA FEATURING NEW YORK VOICES
Kiewit Hall, Holland Center
2200 Dodge St.
8 p.m. ... more »


THE GROCER’S GOBLIN & THE LITTLE MERMAID

FRIDAY 31
Jan. 31-Feb 16
THE GROCER’S GOBLIN & THE LITTLE MERMAID
The Rose Theater
2001 Farnam St.
Fri: 7 p.m. Sat: 2 & 5 p.m. Sun: 2 ... more »


Having Our Say

FRIDAY 17
Jan.17-Feb.9
HAVING OUR SAY
Howard and Rhonda Hawks Mainstage Theatre
Omaha Community Playhouse
6915 Cass St.
Tickets ... more »



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 »