Omaha Heritage Festival

May 28 Omaha Heritage Festival Lewis & Clark Landing, Omaha's downtown riverfront 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Free 402.933.4466 The American mosaic is celebrated when groups representing more than 30 ethnic cultures let their freak flags fly on Saturday. This first annual heritage festival is meant as a paean to each distinct culture and to the nation's melting pot conglomeration. Aptly, the activities represent a mishmash of...

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The Wall That Heals

May 29-June 5 The Wall That Heals Memorial Park, 60th and Dodge vvmf.org Omaha will have the unique opportunity to savor the pride of our country this Memorial Day Weekend by welcoming The Wall That Heals to Memorial Park. The Wall That Heals, a half-scaled traveling replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C., will bring their message of healing and education to Omaha May 29-June 5. The wall will...

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WWE Raw

May 30 WWE Raw Featuring John Cena, The Miz, CM Punk, Triple H, R-Truth, Ted DiBiase, Nexus Qwest Center Omaha, 455 N. 10th St. 7:15 p.m., Tickets from $17 to $62 800.745.3000, ticketmaster.com Say what you will about the World Wrestling Entertainment brand, but love it or hate it, WWE is just what it's name says: entertainment. Some see in it the decline of Western civilization. Others, a manifestation of the...

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The Thermals with Little Brazil and Morning Teleportation

May 31 The Thermals with Little Brazil and Morning Teleportation The Waiting Room, 6212 Maple St. 9 p.m., tickets are $10 ADV/$12 DOS onepercentproductions.com Over the years, The Thermals have survived several incarnations with a revolving door of members. The Portland-based group has solidified their lineup as a power-trio consisting of bassist Kathy Foster, vocalist/guitarist Hutch Harris and drummer Westin...

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<p>Amy Zebert (far left) and Lisa Staudt’s (second from left) OoLaLa! L.A. Boutique offers everything from apparel to jewelry to shoes, intimates and even wine glasses for get-togethers with gal-pals. <b>FOR MORE INFO: GO TO <a href=Oola-lots to Love

Some brilliant ideas come out of nowhere. For longtime friends Lisa Staudt and Amy Zebert, co-owners of OoLaLa! L.A. Boutique in Papillion, it came from inspiration and passion. “Amy and I love fashion and shopping and retail. My sister runs a boutique in Grand Island, and we went there and I said, ‘Look at this! We could do this.’” And they did just that. On September 1, 2010, OoLaLa! was born. The store...

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Oak Ridge Boys with the Omaha Symphony

May 20 Oak Ridge Boys with the Omaha Symphony Holland Performing Arts Center, 1200 Douglas St. 8 p.m., $35-$100, 402.342.3560, omahasymphony.org You do a little research for a blurb on the Oak Ridge Boys, and you find out the group was formed clear back in 1947. At first you say, “Holy shit! I figured those guys were old, but damn!” Then you realize that no, the Oak Ridge Boys are actually just as much of a...

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Beer Fest

PICK OF THE WEEK May 19-21 Beer Fest Lewis and Clark Landing, 515 N. Riverfront Dr. Thurs. 7 p.m. (The Matt), Fri. 4 p.m.-8 p.m., Sat. 2 p.m.-6 p.m. Combo Ticket $60, omahabeerfest.com Summertime is many things for many people but, here in the heartland of America, a longtime staple of our summer festivities is the beer garden. Beer is our freedom. If you're looking to bring yourself back up to speed on the latest...

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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 »