Interrupt: Works by Adam Nielsen

Dec. 10 Interrupt: Works by Adam Nielsen Birdhouse Collectibles, 1111 N. 13th St. Suite 123 in the Mastercraft Building Reception 6-10 p.m., FREE 577.0711, birdhouseinteriors.com If you’ve yet to visit North Downtown Omaha’s Birdhouse Collectible, this Friday is the time to do it. Attendees will experience a completely new incarnation of Jessica McKay’s interior design showroom, Birdhouse Collectible, as...

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For Colored Girls

Dec. 10-19, Jan. 6-16 For Colored Girls John Beasley Theater, 3010 Q St. Thurs.-Sat. 7:30 p.m. and Sun. 3 p.m. $27, $22 students/seniors/TAG members, $16 Thurs. 502.5767, johnbeasleytheater.org The title may seem direct in its selected audience, but don’t let that dissuade you from experiencing the emotions from this play’s epic storytelling. For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is...

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Jane Austen Tea

Dec. 11 Jane Austen Tea W. Dale Clark Library, 215 S. 15th St. 2-4 p.m., FREE, 444.4844 omahalibrary.org Novelist Jane Austen’s work is filed by some under what would be modern day cinema’s equivalent of the romantic comedy. But while Austen did pen stories involving amorous entanglements, her work’s real strength was in its spot-on observations and social commentary regarding morality, the divide between...

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Sachal Vasandani

Dec. 11 Sachal Vasandani Holland Center 1200 Club, 1200 Douglas St. 8 p.m., $25 ADV/$30 DOS 345.0606, omahaperformingarts.org Diversity is the downbeat of this jazz vocalist and songwriter who grew up in a Chicago household where a variety of music was played, including a wide range of jazz. After getting himself noticed as a budding talent at the University of Michigan, Sachal Vasandani moved to New York,...

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Flying People: Works by Larry Sosso

Dec. 11-Jan. 8 Flying People: Works by Larry Sosso RNG Gallery, 1915 Leavenworth St. Reception Dec. 11, 7-10 p.m. Open Tues.-Fri., 11 a.m.-2 p.m./5-9p.m. Sat.-Sun. 9 a.m.-2 p.m., FREE 346.3549, dixiequicks.com Multi-media artist Lawrence Sosso is known for his geometric, hand-hammered welded steel creations exhibited region-wide, with public installations at the Omaha Hilton and Henry Doorly Zoo. Now the cozy...

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Air Supply

Dec. 12 Air Supply Harrah’s Casino, Council Bluffs 8 p.m., 21+, $30-$50 888.512.SHOW, harrahscouncilbluffs.com Reminiscing about warm, delicious memories of the carefree ’80s never gets old … back in those days when just birds tweeted and you were only on Facebook if you fell asleep with your nose to the page. No bit of Max Headroom-laced nostalgia is complete without a wicked soundtrack of slow love ballads...

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Homeless For the Holiday

Dec. 14-15 Homeless for the Holidays Waiting Room/Slowdown 6212 Maple St./726 N. 14th St. 9 p.m. both nights, $10 Tues./$8 Wed. onepercentproductions.com, theslowdown.com Time to give, drink and be merry. Right? Then join the ongoing cause Tuesday at the Waiting Room and Wednesday at Slowdown. Homeless for the Holidays was founded in 2006 and has released two CDs of songs donated by local artists. This week marks...

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SUNDAY 23
Mar, 23
INFLUENCE OF THE TIMES, Classical, Jazz, Romantic.
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Million Dollar Quartet

TUESDAY 18 
Feb. 18-23
MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
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Outside The Lines: Unexpected Delights from Major Composers

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

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Killing Them Softly: The Return of King Buzzo

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Feb. 14
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Kiewit Hall, Holland Center
2200 Dodge St.
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FRIDAY 31
Jan. 31-Feb 16
THE GROCER’S GOBLIN & THE LITTLE MERMAID
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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
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6915 Cass St.
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The Truth About Caril

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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 »