Tom Wilson

March 24-27 Tom Wilson The Funny Bone, 17305 Davenport St., Suite 201 Thurs. at 7:30 p.m., Fri. 7:30 and 9:45 p.m., Sat. 7 and 9:30 p.m., Sun. 7 p.m. $15 Thurs. and Sun., $17 for all other shows, funnyboneomaha.com Tom Wilson, who you probably associate mostly with his Biff Tannen character from the Back to the Future trilogy, was kind enough to answer questions for us this week in advance of his weekend of dates...

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Fash Flood

GLOBAL FASH Bookies worldwide (yes, bookies) are finalizing bets on who will succeed John Galliano, the recently ousted head of French fashion house Christian Dior. If the rumors are true, Riccardo Tisci, head of Givenchy, seems to be the best bet overall to replace Galliano. British style icon Alexa Chung is set to release a second collection in collaboration with retailer Madewell. Chung’s first collection...

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Orchid Show

PICK OF THE WEEK March 26-27 Orchid Show Lauritzen Gardens, 100 Bancroft St. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., $6/ages 6-12, $3/members FREE 346.4002 , lauritzengardens.org When my long-dormant orchid plant materialized with bulging buds last week I was so proud. Nevertheless, my two intricately pretty blooms have nothing on Lauritzen’s annual show, produced by the Greater Omaha Orchid Society. Enjoy displays from local,...

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College Night with Talking Mountain

March 24 College Night with Talking Mountain Urban Outfitters, 745 N. 14th St. 4 p.m.-9 p.m., show at 7 p.m. Free Are you a college student? Do you have your student ID? Are you in the market for clothes … at a discount? If you answered yes, Urban Outfitters is where you want to be this Thursday night. It’s hard to find the time to go shopping while in college. It can be even harder to budget. The timing could...

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“Drink N Draw”

March 24 “Drink N Draw” The New BLK, 1213 Jones St. 8pm, $10 donation (19_) thenewblk.com, 402.403.5619 “For art to exist, for any sort of aesthetic activity or perception to exist, a certain physiological precondition is indispensable: intoxication …” Wise words by 18th century German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche might sway you to attend The New BLK’s “Drink n Draw,” a monthly night of creative...

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The Envy Corps w/ Thunder Power, My Pal Dragon, & Lonely Estates

March 25 The Envy Corps w/ Thunder Power, My Pal Dragon, & Lonely Estates The Waiting Room, 6212 Maple Street, 9 p.m., $8, onepercentproductions.com With the convergence of indie bands over the last few years, even the most brilliant of artists can be swept under the rug only to be rediscovered in record store discount bins. Such can be said for Ames, Iowa’s The Envy Corps, a band with a legit, yet small national...

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Nebraska Belly Dance Spectacular

March 26 Nebraska Belly Dance Spectacular Holland Performing Arts Center, 13th and Douglas 8 p.m., $35 345-0606, ticketomaha.com If, like me, your only exposure to belly dancing is purely voyeuristic, courtesy of Hollywood movies using it as background action or wry counterpoint, consider yourself ripe for learning. There’s a community of Nebraska belly dancers eager to overturn stereotypes via an annual revue...

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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
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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.
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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 »