A Night To Remember

MUSIC Crystal Visions Musicians snag up OEA Awards after setting the night to music by Chris Aponick As the Grammy Awards dispensed their hardware with plenty of over-the-top theatricality on television screens across the country Sunday night, Omaha's crop of musicians celebrated their own successes with a humbler bit of pomp and circumstance. The Omaha Entertainment and Arts Awards program brought together local...

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UNO Hockey vs. Wisconsin

Feb. 11-12 UNO Hockey vs. Wisconsin Qwest Center Omaha, 455 N. 10th St. 7:37 p.m. on Fri., 7:07 p.m. on Sat. $19-$22, 280.5297, omahasteam.com. As the Mavericks continue their historic first season in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association, only a handful of hurdles remain as UNO jockeys for a postseason playoff run, including this weekend’s opponent, No. 7-ranked Wisconsin. The Badgers roll into Omaha fresh...

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David Cassidy w/ the Omaha Symphony

Feb 11-13 David Cassidy w/ the Omaha Symphony Holland Performing Arts Center, 1200 Douglas St. Fri.-Sat. 8 p.m., Sunday 2 p.m., $15-$80, omahasymphony.org While some of us will be dreading the idea of Singles Awareness Day, others will be celebrating a weekend of love with one of the biggest heartthrobs of the 1970s. Known best as Keith Partridge of the Partridge Family, David Cassidy has enjoyed a long career as...

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Omaha Vipers Indoor Soccer

February 11 and 16 Omaha Vipers Indoor Soccer Feb. 11 vs. Chicago at 7:05 p.m., Feb. 16 vs. Milwaukee at 7:05 p.m. Omaha Civic Auditorium, 1804 Capitol Ave. Tickets $9-$22, omahavipers.com Omaha’s had some cold winter days but they’re being heated up on the indoor soccer field by star forward Carlos “Chile” Farias. The explosive Offensive Player of the Month has helped the Vipers, Omaha’s new indoor...

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Ardent! ... Love, Lust, Obsession and Passion

Saturday, Feb. 12 Ardent! ... Love, Lust, Obsession and Passion Studio 319, Hot Shops Studio, 1301 Nicholas St. 7 p.m., Free, hotshopsartcenter.com, 342.6452 Some people boo-hoo-hoo Valentine's Day. Others use it to express love in its many forms. Ardent! seeks to meet the worlds of the literary and visual, tackling LGBTQ issues along the way. So, be it love, lust, male, female, genderqueer, queer — whatever —...

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Bright Eyes Listening Party for The People’s Key

Feb. 14 Bright Eyes Listening Party for The People’s Key The Slowdown, 729 N. 14th St. 8 p.m., FREE, 21+, theslowdown.com We all know the storied past of Omaha native and indie rock poster child Conor Oberst. This Monday, The Slowdown invites us to get a sneak-peek at a piece of his future, as they are holding a listening party for Bright Eyes’ seventh studio album, The People’s Key. The record is set for...

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The Toasters w/ the Bishops and the Abstracts

Feb. 14 The Toasters w/ the Bishops and the Abstracts The Waiting Room Lounge, 6212 Maple St. 8 p.m., $10 ADV/$14 DOS, waitingroomlounge.com, 884.5353 The jumpy guitar. The horn section. Rhythms from the islands, or some South Beach approximation. It's the sound of your youth, of days spent skanking to ska. And The Toasters have been doing it since before it was cool. For 30 years, the New York City-based...

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

TUESDAY 18 
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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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Killing Them Softly: The Return of King Buzzo

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2200 Dodge St.
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FRIDAY 31
Jan. 31-Feb 16
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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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The Truth About Caril

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Stop by the PS Collective at 6056 Maple Street this Thursday, August 4th at 7 p.m. for the Omaha Poetry Slam Team ... more »


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Family Find

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