Weapons Of Choice

Nov. 6-30 Weapons Of Choice Hot Shops, 1301 Nicholas St. Opening reception Nov. 6, 6-9 p.m. Open Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. 12-4 p.m. 342.6452, hotshopsartcenter.com The DeBuse trio collaborates for the third time with Weapons of Choice — a title artist Cat DeBuse says “refers more to the ‘weapons’ or tools that we use to make our art, since we have multiple art forms, rather than the content of the...

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Laughter and Reflection With Carol Burnett

Nov. 7 Laughter and Reflection With Carol Burnett Holland Performing Arts Center, 1200 Douglas St. 7 p.m., $45-$125, 345.0606 omahaperformingarts.org Ever wanted to banter with the queen of variety improv? Of course you have, so put down that Mayor Suttle recall form and head on over to the Holland Center this Sunday night. Burnett, the former host of the long-running Carol Burnett Show, is giving mere mortals an...

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Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical

Nov. 9-14 Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical Orpheum Theater, 409 S. 16th St.  Tues.-Thurs. 7:30 p.m., Fri.-Sat. 8 p.m., Sat.-Sun. 11 a.m., 2 p.m. & 5 p.m.; $25 omahaperformingarts.org Every year around Thanksgiving I put on my one-piece pajamas (with feet), lie down on my stomach with my head resting in my palms and enjoy CBS’ yearly showing of How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Much like A...

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Lotus w/ Mux Mool and Inflect

Nov. 10 Lotus w/ Mux Mool and Inflect Slowdown, 729 N. 14th St. 9 p.m., $15 ADV/$18 DOS onepercentproductions.com Lotus is six dudes playing something of a dancier Phish. The Philadelphia- and Denver-based group has carved its own sonic niche with its rock-heavy, improvisational sets, and cultivated die-hards across the world with its live, multi-media spectacles. Lotus is touring the country supporting material...

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Rem Koolhaas: A Kind of Architect and Koolhaas Houselife

Nov. 10 Rem Koolhaas: A Kind of Architect and Koolhaas Houselife Film Streams’ Ruth Sokolof Theater, 1340 Mike Fahey St.  7 p.m.; $9, $4.50 members $7 senior/student  933.0259, filmstreams.org Omaha Creative Institute and daOMA collaborate with Film Streams to bring a special screening and discussion of influential architects Rem Koolhaas. From founding Volume Magazine to creating masterpieces such as the...

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Booked with Murphy

Today I’m sitting here with myself, author David Murphy, and I’ll be interviewing me about my new book, Zombies for Zombies: The Play and Werk Buk. Mr. Murphy, welcome. Thanks, but I think you can call me “Dave.” Fine then. Dave, tell me a little something about your latest book. I understand it’s a follow-up to your first effort, Zombies for Zombies: Advice and Etiquette for the Living Dead. Well,...

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Paranormal Puppet

There is a rich tradition of unlikely vampire slayers. Think valley girl Buffy — as in Buffy the Vampire Slayer — or lord and savior Jesus Christ — as in the horror/musical/comedy Jesus Christ Vampire Hunter. Writer Van Jensen, a native Nebraskan and 2004 UNL grad, and artist Dusty Higgins thought that Pinocchio — as in the puppet who wishes to be a real boy — seemed an obvious choice. The two wrote...

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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

SUNDAY 23
Feb. 23
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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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he Legendary Count Basie Orchestra featuring New York Voices

FRIDAY 14
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.
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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

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So Bad, It’s Good

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*Fans of horror, monsters and strange illustrations take note: artist Michael Bukowski is illustrating every monster ... more »