David Dondero and Franz Nicolay

April 7 David Dondero and Franz Nicolay Slowdown Jr., 729 N. 14th St. 9 p.m., $10, theslowdown.com   David Dondero is Omaha’s favorite non-native singer-songwriter. Ties to local musicians made us a perma-stop on his tours and his engaging lyrics and riffs made us fall in love — whether invoking our “real Tina Turner,” or facing facts of flawed immigration policy with the poignant “Building the New Berlin...

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Symphony Pops Series: Rodgers & Hammerstein “At the Movies”

April 8, 9 and 10 Symphony Pops Series: Rodgers & Hammerstein "At the Movies" Holland Performing Arts Center, 13th and Douglas Street 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Tickets $15-$80
(402) 345-0606, omahaperformingarts.org or ticketomaha.com This may have been the music of another generation — or a couple generations ago for some readers — but it continues to stand the test of time and brings joy...

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Omaha Beef vs. Wichita Wild

April 9 Omaha Beef vs. Wichita Wild Omaha Civic Auditorium, 1804 Capitol Ave. 7:05 p.m., $16-$45 402.346.BEEF, beeffootball.com Spring is finally here which, of course, means schools are about to close for the summer. In honor of all the hard work our nation's teachers put into the school year, the Omaha Beef have set aside a special night in homage to their services. This Saturday, it’s Teacher/Champion...

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6th Annual Men of Honor Gala for 100 Black Men of Omaha Inc.

April 9 6th Annual Men of Honor Gala for 100 Black Men of Omaha Inc. Hilton Omaha, 1001 Cass St. 7 p.m., $100 patron, $1,500 table partner, more sponsorship levels available 402-934-7065, 100blackmenomaha.org Stepping up to the challenge of too many African American youths and communities falling behind is 100 Black Men of Omaha. Among its works, this chapter of the nationwide mentoring and enrichment effort pairs...

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DJ Scotty Boy with Bam Bam Buddha, Rhythm & Flux, and DJ Shif-D

April 9 DJ Scotty Boy with Bam Bam Buddha, Rhythm & Flux, and DJ Shif-D Whiskey Tango, 311 S. 15th St. $10, $5 for ONL Card holders, 9 p.m., 402.934.4874, whiskeytangoomaha.com   Did you know there's a DJ Times Magazine? And did you know DJ Scotty Boy has been in their Top 10 for three years running? I didn't either, but there are a lot of things you learn on an artist's Facebook page. As a nationally touring DJ,...

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Capture the Moment:  The Pulitzer Prize Photographs

Through July 10 Capture the Moment: The Pulitzer Prize Photographs The Durham Museum, 801 S. 10th St. Adults $7, Seniors $6, Children 3-12 $5, Members free Sun. 1-5 p.m.; Tues. 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Wed.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 402.444.5071, durhammuseum.org From moving moments of an ailing Babe Ruth watching his number being retired in 1945 at Yankee Stadium and the U.S. Marines raising an American flag atop Mount...

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Booked: National Poetry Month Kicks Off

Metropolitan Community College’s Writers' Club will be celebrating National Poetry Month with a poetry reading featuring MCC instructors Jen Lambert, Liz Kay and Paul Dickey in the South Omaha Campus Writing Center (located in the Connector Building, room 222) this Wednesday, April 6. English instructor Lambert is an editor for The Unitidy Season: an Anthology of Nebraska Women Poets, Kay has received both an...

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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
 

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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 »

Superstar: Chevy Kozisek

The art of tattoo has always fascinated Sioban Kozisek (“Chevy”). She got her first tattoo when she was attending ... more »


<p>  Chill Body's Jennifer Fulcher and Jessica Chizek (left)</p>Unwind. Uknot. Undo.

Proprietors Jennifer Fulcher and Jessica Chizek offer some much needed advice to today’s women of Omaha: “Take time ... more »


Family Find

Arelatively new boutique in West Omaha is creating jobs not only for the employees but for vendors who just need a ... more »


SXSW Street Style

Most SXSW (South by Southwest) enthusiasts flock to Austin, Texas in March for a week overflowing with live music, ... more »