Mitch Gettman w/ Landing On The Moon and Lonely Estates

Jan. 5 Mitch Gettman w/ Landing On The Moon and Lonely Estates Waiting Room, 6212 Maple St. 9 p.m., $7, onepercentproductions.com Mitch Gettman, who is supposedly still in high school, is producing material that usually takes decades to formulate. Similar in both sound and looks to Jeff Buckley, Gettman’s croon is also reminiscent of early Radiohead (he does a mean acoustic rendition of “Paranoid Android”)....

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Read More in 2011

* Here’s a New Year’s resolution you can actually keep: to read more books this year. If you’re already an avid reader, try something out of your comfort zone. There are lots of terrific books in areas other than the fiction section. When next in a bookstore or the library (you still go to bookstores and the library, don’t you?), consider wandering over to the history, travel or cooking sections and leaf...

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Old Money w/ Satchel Grande

Dec. 23 Old Money w/ Satchel Grande Waiting Room, 6212 Maple St. 9 p.m., $7, onepercentproductions.com Be sure to check out this group with the funk-a-delic sound; a sweet, sweet jive that is the soul tree nine, otherwise know as Satchel Grande. It’s always a pleasure listening to the sounds of this nine-man band that incorporates a blend of covers as well as hit originals in its lineup. This aviator-wearin’,...

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Banjo Loco w/ Reggaejunkiejew, The Beat Seakers, MC Gringo and Eastern Turkish

Dec. 25 Banjo Loco w/ Reggaejunkiejew, The Beat Seakers, MC Gringo and Eastern Turkish Waiting Room, 6212 Maple St. 8 p.m., $8, waitingroomlounge.com Everyone loves Christmas and one the best parts about receiving gifts that you worked so hard all year to earn is getting to show them off to friends. This year you don’t have to wait until New Years Eve. Christmas night, at The Waiting Room, the local heavy metal...

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School House to White House: The Education of the Presidents

Dec. 26-March 27 School House to White House: The Education of the Presidents Durham Museum, 801 S. 10th St. Reception Dec. 26, 1-5 p.m., $7/$6 seniors/$5 ages 3-12 444.5071, durhammuseum.org Our presidents sometimes stand either heroically tall in our eyes, or they are villified — but it’s usually from a period of four to eight years. They had careers even before that, and even farther back, childhoods. So...

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Shen Yun Performing Arts

Dec. 26 Shen Yun Performing Arts Orpheum Theater, 409 S. 16th St. 7 p.m., $60-$150, 345.0606, ticketomaha.com In the more than 5,000 years Chinese culture has been in existence, it’s spawned some incredible art, music, legends, spirituality, philosophy and dance. The place to see all of those things in one breathtaking presentation is a Shen Yun performance. Dance is an obvious component, but those dances portray...

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Mal Madrigal w/ Our Fox, The Bruces and Before The Toast and Tea

Dec. 26 Mal Madrigal w/ Our Fox, The Bruces and Before The Toast and Tea Slowdown, 729 N. 14th St. 8 p.m., $6, theslowdown.com Winter beckons two of Omaha’s sons, Mal Madrigal’s Stephen Bartolomei and Our Fox’s Ryan Fox. Mal Madrigal headlines with an experimental acoustic indie sound that jumps from slow-burning builds, to shuffling, quasi-tropicalia guitar rock. Bartolomei has continued the band in New...

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