Drawing Omaha from Manhattan: An Exhibition by Edgar Jerins

Jan. 28-March 4 Drawing Omaha from Manhattan: An Exhibition by Edgar Jerins Lied Art Gallery, Creighton University, 2500 California Plz. Reception Jan. 28, 5-8 p.m., gallery open daily 1-4 p.m. FREE, 280.2261, creighton.edu It is clear that Edgar Jerins was a close friend and mentee of super-realist painter Kent Bellows — Jerins’ dramatic large-scale “narrative noir” charcoal images are hauntingly real,...

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The Show is the Rainbow w/ Machete Archive and Prairies

January 28 The Show is the Rainbow w/ Machete Archive and Prairies Waiting Room, 6212 Maple St. 9 p.m., $8, onepercentproductions.com Love or loathe, there’s one thing you can’t do with The Show is the Rainbow: ignore. Darren Keen’s histrionic antics combine angst and rock front man wriggling. He’s stripped back down to the one-man-band format, singing and wailing his screeds over pre-recorded electronic...

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Rebelution w/ Iration and Orgone

Jan. 29 Rebelution w/ Iration and Orgone Slowdown, 729 N. 14th St. 8 p.m., $16 ADV/$18 DOS, onepercentproductions.com The Santa Barbara-based reggae band, Rebelution, has seen a sudden surge in popularity outside California thanks to its recent collaboration with Bay area hip-hop heavyweights, Zion I. Not to say these guys never put in the work. Since Rebelution’s 2007 debut, Courage To Grow, its fan base has...

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Cathedral Flower Festival

Jan. 29-30 Cathedral Flower Festival St. Cecilia Cathedral, 701 N. 40th St. Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m., Sun. 1-4 p.m. FREE, cathedralartsproject.org A frigid Nebraska January isn’t hospitable to very much other than tropical vacation fantasies. Luckily for local dreamers, this weekend’s Cathedral Flower Fest provides a false sense of spring and a little south of the border spin. Xalapa, Mexico, dubbed the...

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Science Fair

Jan. 29 and Feb. 5 Science Fair Urban Storage Building, 1215 Leavenworth St. 6:30-11 p.m. both nights, FREE facebook.com/#!/event.php?eid=173400142698053 Space. Give an artist some and see how far they can push the walls, figuratively speaking. There are no dimensions to imagination. See what happens when 90-plus artists are let loose on a like number of storage spaces in an urban warehouse where the only creative...

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Help and Hope for Haiti Book Signing

Jan. 30 Help and Hope for Haiti Signing The Bookworm, 8702 Pacific St. 1-3 p.m., 392.2877, bookwormomaha.com It has been about a year since the tragic earthquake hit Haiti, and even though the news has wandered onto more recent events, those impacted last January still have a story to share. Haitian-born physician and UNMC Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Dr. Rubens J. Pamies will present a discussion on his...

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.38 Special

Jan. 30 .38 Special Harrah’s Casino, Council Bluffs 8 p.m., 21+, $35-$50, 888.512.SHOW harrahscouncilbluffs.com Like the assembly line worker banging out the same widget for a generation or more, .38 Special has been playing the same hits since the 1970s. Led by Donnie Van Zant (yes, his older brother Ronnie fronted the original Lynyrd Skynyrd and younger brother Johnny heads the group now), they’re perhaps...

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Beethoven Variations and Transformations

Beethoven Variations and Transformations
Friday, April 25, 12:00PM-1:00PM
Free and Open to the Public
BLUEBARN Theatre, 614 S. 11th ... more »


Infleunce of the Times-Symphony Joslyn

SUNDAY 23
Mar, 23
INFLUENCE OF THE TIMES, Classical, Jazz, Romantic.
Omaha Symphony Symphony Joslyn
Carmelo Galante, clarinet
Thomas ... more »


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
 

Norwegian playwright ... more »


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 »



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 »