Comedy for Cancer

May 18 Comedy for Cancer Funny Bone, 17305 Davenport St., Suite 201 7:30 p.m., $10, dinner available funnyboneomaha.com, 402.493.8036   Cancer is about as unfunny and grave as it gets, but this Wednesday the Funny Bone Comedy Club’s staff and several comedians donate their time and talents to conjure a little laughter as medicine magic. In addition to live comedy for a good cause, this event will feature a silent...

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Omaha’s Finest Musicians Benefit Concert/Silent Auction

May 17 Omaha’s Finest Musicians Benefit Concert/Silent Auction Omaha Westside Auditorium, 8701 Pacific St. 7 p.m., FREE but $25 donation suggested, 402.505.3021 The Omaha Symphony’s principal flutist, Maria Harding, has organized a benefit concert and silent auction to raise funds for the Carla Beardmore-Harding Memorial Scholarship for next Tuesday night at 7 p.m. at Omaha Westside’s Auditorium. The...

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Reefer Madness

May 19 Reefer Madness Film Streams, 1340 Mike Fahey St. $9 general, $7 students, 7 p.m., filmstreams.org, 402.933.0259   Every once in a while, a great film comes along that scares straight a generation to the path of righteousness. 1936's masterpiece-of-the-overwrought Reefer Madness is not one of those movies. Part of a period of intense anti-marijuana propaganda (which successfully lead to the Marijuana Tax...

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FASH FLOOD

Local Fash Fans of TOMS Shoes take note: philanthropic eyewear company Warby Parker will be in town for Big Omaha, setting up temporary shop at Trocadero in the Old Market, located at 1208 1/2 Howard St. Like Toms, Warby Parker utilizes a “buy a pair, give a pair” program that has donated over 20,000 pairs of eyeglasses to those in need in 26 countries. Warby Parker at Trocadero kicks off Friday, May 13 with a...

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Booked: A New Rival for Amazon?

Author James Solhein will be at the Bookworm at 87th and Pacific this Saturday, May 14th to sign copies of his new book Born Yesterday, The Diary of a Young Journalist. He will conduct a writing workshop for all ages. He will also help attendees make a picture book they can take with them. The event starts at 11 a.m. Later that evening, the OM Center at 12th and Howard in the Old Market will celebrate its 10th...

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Living the NYC Fashion Dream

With all the fabulous things Alice Kim 's done in New York City and now her entrepreneurial foray in Omaha, she says what she's proudest of is helping people. At InStyle she says she found great satisfaction "helping small designers get nationwide recognition." The fashion business is all about networking, and Kim worked hard cultivating and nurturing relationships with designers, photographers and publicists. At...

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<p>Alice Kim says in many way’s her Old Market boutique Trocadero is her experience at InStyle magazine “come to life.” </p>Alice’s Wonderland

Read More: Kim helps locals realize NYC dream Alice Kim's story of leaving New York City for Omaha has gotten much play. In 2007, the then-InStyle magazine accessories editor acted on her admittedly "weird," long-held preoccupation with Omaha by moving here and opening the Old Market lifestyles boutique, Trocadero. “My store is in some ways InStyle come to life,” she says. Her experience recommending the...

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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 »