UNO Hockey vs. Bemidji State

March 11-13 UNO Hockey vs. Bemidji State Qwest Center Omaha 7:37 p.m. Friday, 7:07 p.m. Saturday and Sunday (Sunday’s game only if-necessary) Tickets starting at $17, 554.6287, omahasteam.com In what’s been a banner first season for UNO hockey in the WCHA, the stakes now get higher with the conference playoffs getting underway. As the regular season’s fourth place finisher, the 21-13-2 and Top 15-ranked...

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Patti Austin: The Ella Fitzgerald Songbook

March 11-13 Patti Austin: The Ella Fitzgerald Songbook Holland Center, 1200 Douglas St. Fri.-Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 2 p.m., $15-$80 omahasymphony.org, 342.3560 Born the daughter of a jazz trombonist who named Quincy Jones her godfather and Dinah Washington her godmother, Patti Austin came steeped in musical tradition. The Grammy winning singer’s body of work has spanned many genres, but particularly fans of jazz,...

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The Dirty Heads w/ New Politics, T.U.G.G.

March 14 The Dirty Heads w/ New Politics, T.U.G.G. Slowdown, 729 N 14th 8 p.m., $16 adv / $18 DOS, 345.7569, theslowdown.com The members of Dirty Heads have been together since their freshman year of high school — that far off distant land of 1996. While most high school bands are content to fight a lot and break up, the punk-rap-reggae fusionists in Dirty Heads chose instead to hone their craft, playing music...

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Avenue Q

March 16 Avenue Q Orpheum Theater, 409 S. 16th St. 7:30 p.m., $25-$60, ticketomaha.com or 345.0606 The 2004 Tony-award winner for Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book, Avenue Q doesn’t necessarily go into full-on attack mode against the “you are sooo special”-vibe given off in classic children’s television programs such as “Sesame Street.” But the play’s poor, 20-something New York City-dwelling...

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Dan Sperry: Anti-Conjuror

3 UP, 3 DOWN Sunday, March 20 Dan Sperry: Anti-Conjuror Orpheum Theater, 409 S. 16th St. Show at 7 p.m.; Tickets $29 to $44; $65 VIP tickets available includes meet-and-greet, front-row seating and autographed photo ticketomaha.com, 345.0606, dansperry.com “America’s Got Talent” Season 5 semi-finalist Dan Sperry will bring his offbeat style of shock illusion to the Orpheum Theater Sunday, March 20. The Las...

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“Futurama” Producer Patric Verrone

March 3 “Futurama” Producer Patric Verrone University of Nebraska-Lincoln Student Union’s Auditorium 1400 R St., Lincoln, 6 p.m., FREE, unl.edu Sometimes concepts for events couldn’t seem more meant to be. Take Thursday night, when the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s College of Law is sponsoring a discussion about the future of film, television, music and journalism in the new and uncertain world of...

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RGb: Modern. Digital. American. Photography

Opens March 4 RGb: Modern. Digital. American. Photography Through March 25 The New BLK Gallery 1213 Jones St., thenewblk.com Photographer Bill Sitzmann has crazy, innovative ideas — clay prints with varnish applied to them, no glass, more of an automotive feel, shiny — things painters have done, not photographers. The Omaha-based artist is the nephew of local photographer Mike Malone and was fortunate enough to...

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SUNDAY 23
Mar, 23
INFLUENCE OF THE TIMES, Classical, Jazz, Romantic.
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Million Dollar Quartet

TUESDAY 18 
Feb. 18-23
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Outside The Lines: Unexpected Delights from Major Composers

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GNIT

THURSDAY 20
Feb. 20-Mar. 15
GNIT
Blue Barn Theatre
614 S. 11th St.
Tickets: $20-$25http://www.bluebarn.org
 

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Killing Them Softly: The Return of King Buzzo

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Feb. 14
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2200 Dodge St.
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FRIDAY 31
Jan. 31-Feb 16
THE GROCER’S GOBLIN & THE LITTLE MERMAID
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2001 Farnam St.
Fri: 7 p.m. Sat: 2 & 5 p.m. Sun: 2 ... more »


Having Our Say

FRIDAY 17
Jan.17-Feb.9
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Howard and Rhonda Hawks Mainstage Theatre
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6915 Cass St.
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The Truth About Caril

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So Bad, It’s Good

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