The Spy Who Loved Me

PICK OF THE WEEK May 6 The Spy Who Loved Me Joslyn Art Museum, 2200 Dodge St. 7 p.m., $20 (available at Hy-Vee food stores' customer service counters) 402.932.7200, omahafilmevent.com The James Bond film franchise is epic enough to have camps divided among fans of the early movies starring Sean Connery, the mid-range ones featuring Roger Moore and the later incarnations with Pierce Brosnan and, now, Daniel Craig....

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Shakespeare on the Silver Screen: The Tempest

May 5 Shakespeare on the Silver Screen: The Tempest Aksarben Cinema, 2110 S. 67th St. 4 p.m. and 7 p.m., 6 p.m. discussion, $10 nebraskashakespeare.com   This screening of The Tempest caps a partnership between two local gems, Nebraska Shakespeare and Aksarben Cinema, showcasing films inspired by the great bard’s life and works. This is the Omaha premiere of director Julie Taymor’s 2010 film version of...

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Of Montreal w/ Painted Palms

May 6 Of Montreal w/ Painted Palms The Slowdown, 729 N. 14th St. 9 p.m., $25, onepercentproductions.com It’s hard to believe that Of Montreal is already on its 12th studio release. After 14 years together, an album per year (almost) is pretty impressive. It appears the Atlanta, Ga., natives are reveling in quite the career. Frontman Kevin Barnes and the seven other members of the collective specialize in...

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First Friday featuring Joi Joison

May 6 First Friday featuring Joi Joison The Benson Grind, 6107 Maple St. Free, 7 p.m., 402.932.4040, bensongrind.com   Local fashion designer Joi Joison is taking her work to a new setting — the gallery wall. For the month of May, Joison will be the featured artist at coffee house and gallery space The Benson Grind. Her works, described as "nylon art," have been featured in the Omaha Fashion Week shows, as well...

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Eddie Griffin

May 6-7 Eddie Griffin Funny Bone, 17305 Davenport St., Suite 201 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. each night, $30, 21+, funnyboneomaha.com The one and only Undercover Brother, Eddie Griffin, will make a two-night visit to the Funny Bone this weekend. The quick-witted Kansas City native is touring in support of his new special, “You Can Tell ‘Em I Said It.” As versatile as he is funny, Griffin has conquered both stage and...

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Free Comic Book Day

May 7 Free Comic Book Day Krypton Comics, 2819 S. 125th Ave. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Free, freecomicbookday.com Let your inner little dude or dudette — the one that read comics and played with toys all day and all night — come out and play once again Saturday for Free Comic Book Day at Krypton Comics. Special guests include Helen Slater, who portrayed “Supergirl” in the 1984 movie, and Cynthia Martin, an Omaha...

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Meet Miss America!

May 7 Meet Miss America! Strategic Air and Space Museum,  28210 West Park Hwy, Ashland, Neb. 402.944.3100, $12 Adults; $6 Children; Members Free; Military & Senior Discounts, sasmuseum.com Gering, Nebraska’s Teresa Scanlan, holder of the 2011 Miss America Crown and the youngest winner in 74 years, can be found at the Strategic Air and Space Museum this Saturday for a public meet and greet. Scanlan has been an...

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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 »