Edge of Arbor w/ Sarah Benck, Brothers Tandem and Rock Paper Dynamite

March 19 Edge of Arbor w/ Sarah Benck, Brothers Tandem and Rock Paper Dynamite The Waiting Room Lounge, 6212 Maple St. 9 p.m., $7 waitingroomlounge.com, 884.5353 Jessica Errett, the sultry front woman for Edge of Arbor, graced my humble abode a few weeks ago; there she treated the roommates and I to a few acoustic renditions of songs off of the band's first EP, Neon Lit Nights. If you have not been able to make the...

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Dr. Strangelove Midnight Movie

March 25 Dr. Strangelove Midnight Movie Midnight, Dundee Theater, 4952 Dodge St. $6, dundeetheater.com Stanley Kubrick’s 1964 black-and-white movie, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, is not just a hilarious and believable take on the Cold War era nuclear scare, it was actually deemed “culturally significant” by the Library of Congress in 1989. The film centers on...

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Lissa Hase and John Stillmunks: Paintings

Through Mar. 27 Lissa Hase and John Stillmunks: Paintings Dundee Gallery, 4916 Underwood Ave, lower level Tues.-Thurs. 11a.m.-7p.m.; Fri.-Sat. 11a.m.-9p.m.; Sun. 12p.m.-5p.m., FREE 402.505.8333, dundeegallery.com Multi-media artist Lissa Hase prides herself on transforming garbage scraps into richly colorful, textured images using oil paints. An act she calls therapeutic and exciting, University of Nebraska at...

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Dunham Delivers

REVIEW BY JESSICA CHIZEK Superstar comedian Jeff Dunham brought his band of merry puppets to the Qwest Center last week and the ventriloquist from Texas who recently was called "America's favorite comedian" lived up to the hype. Dunham's opening act, Brian Haner, better known as the "Guitar Guy," definitely got the show off to a hilarious start. The musical comedian sang a song about Omaha and its gay bars that...

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Poetry events this week

Get your poetry this Wednesday, March 9 when the Midwest Poetry Vibe converges at Irie, located at 302 S. 11th St. on the edge of the Old Market. The event, which runs from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., will include a mix of poetry, R&B and live performances, not to mention food and drink specials. * Saturday, March 12 is the state finals for Nebraska's Poetry Out Loud competition at the Sheldon Art Gallery (12th and R on the...

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Celtic Cabaret: Legend and Lore Featuring Jill Anderson

3 UP, 3 DOWN Thursday, March 17 Celtic Cabaret: Legend and Lore Featuring Jill Anderson Scottish Rite Cathedral 202 S. 20th St. $20 general admission, $18 for seniors 402.346.6580, redchairrecords.com Omaha native Jill Anderson was first bitten by the acting bug while attending Central High School. “I was in the chorus and was cast as the lead in many shows,” Anderson said. “From my acting, I received a lot...

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Willy Nelson and Family

March 11 Willie Nelson and Family Orpheum Theater, 409 S. 16th St. 8 p.m., $45-$75 ticketomaha.com, 345.0606 Here comes America’s favorite singer-songwriter/outlaw/activist/icon/author/actor. Is there anything Willie can’t do? He even held his place on the “artistic roll call” after complicity in a wretched 1991 Taco Bell commercial. (See Bill Hicks’ “Save Willie” from Rant in E Minor.) He’s also...

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Beethoven Variations and Transformations

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SUNDAY 23
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Million Dollar Quartet

TUESDAY 18 
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MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
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409 S. 16th St.
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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
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614 S. 11th St.
Tickets: $20-$25http://www.bluebarn.org
 

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he Legendary Count Basie Orchestra featuring New York Voices

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2200 Dodge St.
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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.
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The Truth About Caril

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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?

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Superstar: Chevy Kozisek

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

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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

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