The Quilted Conscience: Dreams and Memories

Through Oct. 17 The Quilted Conscience: Dreams and Memories International Quilt Study Center & Museum, 33rd and Holdredge, Lincoln Reception Oct. 1, 5-7 p.m. w/ 5:30 p.m. panel discussion & screening FREE, 472.6549, quiltstudy.org The threads run deep in a story quilt made by 16 Sudanese-American girls from Grand Island, Neb. under the direction of Peggy Hartwell, a founder of the Women of Color Quilters Network....

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The Hood Internet w/ Moneypenny

Oct. 1 The Hood Internet w/ Moneypenny Waiting Room, 6212 Maple St. 9 p.m., $10 ADV/$12 DOS onepercentproductions.com The massive resurgence of electronic music in the past few years has spawned blog after blog of free mp3s and mix tapes. After Girl Talk’s 2006 Night Ripper, the mash-up phenomenon quickly littered the cyber-world. Sites like missing toof.com or thehoodinternet.com made “crunk” rap and...

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RESPECTACLE

Oct. 1-30 RESPECTACLE The New BLK Gallery, 1213 Jones St. Opening reception Oct. 1, 6-10 p.m. FREE, 403.5619, thenewblk.com The New BLK makes a respectable spectacle with this exhibit featuring 11 local artists in photography, mixed media, painting, glass, sculpture and ceramics who haven’t formally exhibited together. From dynamic glass artist Julie Conway, to strangely exotic photographer Bill Sitzmann, to...

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Derek Trucks & Susan Tedeschi Band

Sept. 30 Derek Trucks & Susan Tedeschi Band Stir Concert Cove, Harrah’s Casino, 7:30 p.m., $30 ADV/$35 DOS, stircove.com Guitarist Derek Trucks and singer-songwriter Susan Tedeschi were called “the power blues-rock couple of this era,” by The Boston Herald. This husband and wife have racked up serious critical acclaim and fan attention with their respective bands. Trucks began his career as a guitarist with...

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Brave Combo

Sept. 30 Brave Combo New Lift Lounge, 4727 S. 96th St. 5:30 p.m., $12, 339.7170, brave.com/bo/ The thing is, most people don’t realize Brave Combo is a big deal. This for-lack-of-a-better-term polka band has been around since 1979. Hailing from Denton, Texas — a Dallas satellite with a much better music scene than you probably realize — the quintet’s released more than 30 albums and toured the world many...

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El Ten Eleven w/ Dosh and Baths

Sept. 30 El Ten Eleven w/ Dosh and Baths Slowdown, 729 N. 14th St. 9 p.m., $8, theslowdown.com While El Ten Eleven consists of just two people, the CA-based band manages to sound like a thorough four-piece much of the time. The sound is full and atmospheric, with an inventive and engaging drummer and his cohort manning a double-necked bass/guitar. They do this without laptops or sequencers, instead relying on...

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Shock Jock

Blue Barn is ‘On The Air’ with Talk Radio at Downtown Space Talk Radio struck a timely chord when it was a Pulitzer-nominated play. It seems even more timely 22 years later as it opens at the Blue Barn’s Downtown Space. Then America had shock jocks like Howard Stern and liberal voices such as Alan Berg in Denver. When Oliver Stone turned it into a movie he changed the ending to deal with the assassination of...

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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 »