Rusted Root

June 8 Rusted Root The Slowdown, 729 N. 14th St. 9 p.m., $20, theslowdown.com Pittsburgh, Penn., has been spitting out some hot artists recently. Wiz Khalifa and Girl Talk have drawn plenty of attention to the city over that past few years, but there have been a couple of other Pittsburgh groups that came along way before “Black and Yellow” hit the airwaves. Rusted Root sprouted in 1990 with its eclectic...

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FASH FLOOD

LOCAL FASH Save the date for two not-to-be-missed summer fashion events: Omaha Fashion Week 2011 will take place August 22-27 and will continue at the Old Market District’s Nomad Lounge at 1013 Jones St. Information on ticket availability will be announced shortly on OmahaFashionWeek.com. Nebraska AIDS Project’s 2011 Project Condom Fashion Show will take place on June 15 at the Doubletree Hotel at 1616 Dodge...

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Wall Magic

As Robbin Kelley Rasmussen faces the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C., the world around her is silent. The people standing near her become distant and she is found face to face with her father once again. An overwhelming presence comes over her, as she sees only his name and her reflection against the granite wall. Rasmussen refers to the power the wall has as “wall magic," both very overwhelming and...

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CAKE

3 UP 3 DOWN June 2 CAKE Sokol Auditorium, 13th and Martha Doors at 7 p.m., Show at 8 p.m., $38.50, ticketmaster.com It’s fairly hard to believe it’s been 15 years since an underdog band from Sacramento did the unthinkable, going way outside the box and turning a head-shaking disco anthem into a head-nodding alternative rock jam. But that’s what CAKE did, because outside the box is what CAKE does. Underdogs...

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Tom DeBuse Memorial and Fundraiser

PICK OF THE WEEK May 28 Tom DeBuse Memorial and Fundraiser Hot Shops Art Center, 1301 Nicholas St. Outdoors and indoors, 3-10 p.m. Adults $10 for 10 tickets, Kids $5 for 5 tickets, Age 2 and under FREE, tomdebuse.com   Much like Tom DeBuse’s life, this multifaceted memorial fundraiser will be packed with wonderful music, art, food, drinks and fun. Last February, a tragic accident took Tom from his tight-knit...

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Hinder w/ Red, Kopek & Royal Bliss

May 26 Hinder w/ Red, Kopek & Royal Bliss Stir Concert Cove, Harrah’s Casino 7 p.m., $24, 21+, harrahscouncilbluffs.com Stir Cove kicks off its certifiably awesome summer concert series this Thursday, with shows on the horizon that include the Black Keys and Flaming Lips. Curiously, they chose Hinder, everyone’s favorite jock-rock group of 2005, to get the ball rolling. These classy Midwest rockers have...

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Missouri Valley Conference Baseball Championship Tournament

May 26-28 Missouri Valley Conference Baseball Championship Tournament TD Ameritrade Park, 1200 Mike Fahey St. 7:00 p.m., tickets start at $17.59, 402.546.1800 or tdameritradeparkomaha.com Over the weekend our Creighton Bluejays (39-13, 15-6) swept the Missouri State Bears to give them their first MVC regular season championship since 2005 and a lockdown on the No. 1 seed for the MVC tournament played this week...

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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 »