Pick: Read It & Eat Culinary Conference

Saturday, November 5
Read It & Eat Culinary Conference
W. Dale Clark Library 215 S. 15th St., (402) 444-4800.
11:00am, FREE.
 
Read it and Eat is an upcoming Omaha culinary conference at the Omaha Public Library. The menu of events begins at 11am with a greeting by Lois Friedman, an Omaha native who helped launch the Omaha Meals and Wheels, taught cooking classes, conducted cookbook lectures at Canyon Ranch...

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Pick: Omaha Public Library Open House

Friday, November 2
Omaha Public Library Open House
W. Dale Clark Library, 215 S. 15th St., (402) 444-4800.
4:00 pm, FREE.
 
On November 2nd, the Omaha Public Library will be celebrating their 140th anniversary with an open house featuring a large panel exhibit of their history as well as displays from the library’s collections of post cards, lantern slides, cuneiforms, and government documents. Several of the...

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Pick: Drawn To Fashion

Nov. 2
Drawn To Fashion: The Illustrations of Mary Mitchell
UNL Hillestad Textiles Gallery
35th & Holdrege St.,
5 p.m., FREE
 
Throughout the 1960s, 70s and 80s, Mary J. Mitchell’s skill as a fashion illustrator earned her such Omaha clients as Topp’s, Goldstein Chapman, Herzbergs, Zoobs, Parsow's and Wolf Brothers, flourishing her career during a period when fashion illustration's role was critical to...

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Pick: “Future Artifacts” / Weston Thomson

Nov. 2
Pick: "Future Artifacts" / Weston Thomson
The Kent Bellows Studio & Center for Visual Arts, 3303 Leavenworth St.
Reception 6-9 pm; exhibit open Tuesdays-Saturdays 11 am – 4 pm thru Nov. 30
westonthomson@gmail.com  402.321.7702
http://kentbellows.org/, 402.505.7161

This solo exhibition, the first for Weston Thomson, features a collection of objects and images resulting from the ethnographic study of...

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Holiday Fare Sans Zombies

Now that we can walk around town without zombies lurching our way, beware a more benign menace: the invasion of holiday theater. It begins Friday with one of the darker seasonal traditions in a different form.

If you’re nostalgic for the Great Depression and suicidal bankers, Bellevue Little Theater offers a stage variation on Jimmy Stewart’s suffering in It’s a Wonderful Life—A Live Radio Play. Let us hope it...

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Dirty 30

It’s been 30 years spent celebrating the subversive world of punk, post-punk, and anything wildly alternative at Omaha’s Drastic Plastic, fittingly placed in the Old Market.

Owner Mike Howard has an undying attraction to music, especially punk and its many subgenres. Howard was working in Denver in the 70s, heard the Sex Pistols and tossed his classic rock albums in the trash according to manager Neil Azevedo....

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Pick: An Evening With David Sedaris

Oct. 31
An Evening With David Sedaris
Lied Center for Performing Arts, 301 N. 12th St.
7:30 pm, $38-$48.
 
Known for his sardonic wit, incisive social critiques of the human condition, and the great skill with which he slices though cultural euphemisms and political correctness, the master of satire David Sedaris will be appearing for a one night only performance at the Lied Center for Performing Arts,...

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