Shakespeare in Seuss-Punk Style

Don’t expect your father’s Twelfth Night in Elmwood Park this weekend. You may have seen Sarah Carlson-Brown before in Shakespearean comedy, but not like this. When her Olivia falls in love she breaks into “Call Me Maybe” by Carly Rae Jepsen.

And she’s costumed like Lady Gaga. That’s how director Anthony Clark-Kaczmarek, in his Nebraska Shakespeare on the Green debut, converts Elizabethan romance into an...

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Whether Bruised or Bloodied, The Show Must Go On!

For all actors, getting injured during the run of show is something that comes with the territory of live theatre. Through the weeks of rehearsal and performances, the physical grind that an actor puts his or her body through can be monumental. If an injury occurs, more often than not we play through the pain and find a way for the show to go on. Just ask Noah Diaz or Nick Zadina.

Diaz took an awkward tumble...

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Pick: Free Energy

June 19
Free Energy w/ Touch People
The Waiting Room Lounge, 6212 Maple St.
9 p.m., $10 in advance/$12 day-of-show, onepercentproductions.com

It's time to meet Free Energy, the cheesiest power-pop rockers that are actually ten times cooler than any of us will ever be. LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy produced their first album, the sugary sweet Stuck on Nothing and their latest album, Love Sign, ups the...

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Pick: Rogue Wave

June 14
Rogue Wave w/ Field Club
The Waiting Room Lounge, 6212 Maple St.
9 p.m., $15, onepercentproductions.com

Zach Rogue's evolution from simple acoustic indie-pop novice to polished songwriting ace has been an interesting and satisfying development to hear. "Eyes", an acoustic strummer, and "Lake Michigan", a dreamier pop song, both provided hints of Rogue's pop smarts early on. While his early albums...

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Pick: Beyond Face: Portrait Photography from Korea

June 14

Beyond Face: Portrait Photography from Korea

Opening reception 7-9 p.m.

Garden of the Zodiac Gallery

1042 Howard St.

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Portrait photography exhibits are not unusual. They are generally quite popular and engaging as currently seen at RNG Gallery with its show, People pleasing People pleasing People like you.  Rarer still is the exhibit that eschews the familiar role of portraits...

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Summer Luvin’

SPORTS/ACTIVE

Now through September – Omaha Storm Chasers
Werner Park
12356 Ballpark Way, Papillion
Omaha’s only professional baseball team, the Omaha Storm Chasers play at Werner Park and have home stands throughout the summer. Each home game has a theme so whether you enjoy food, two for one specials, fireworks or adult beverages, any day of the week makes a Saltdogs game worth the trip.

Through July 14 –...

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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
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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.
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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 »