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Little Women Stand Tall at Playhouse

The musical version of Little Women at the Omaha Community Playhouse got off to a shaky start before completely winning me over.

The first thing a male reviewer notices is that he is vastly out-numbered, gender-wise, by a female audience that’s probably far more familiar with the classic novel by Louisa May Alcott.

I hoped it would help that she entered my childhood early, joining Mark Twain and others in a deck...

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Film

The Long on the Shorts

As Violet from “Willy Wonka” or someone who just saw a spider will tell you, bigger isn’t necessarily better. An afterthought for most normals until Oscar night, short films are often bite-sized bits of delightful wonder. Heck, sometimes they even grow up to be feature-length films, as was the case with Jennifer Kent’s Monster, which became The Babadook, which became the best film in all of 2014… Let’s take a peek...

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Cutting Room: On Loitering, Lectures and Living in the Future

One of life’s many mysteries, at least to me, I’ve never understood what actually constitutes “loitering.” So color me double confused at Loitering With Intent. But I know where I can get some answers. On Thursday, Feb 12 at 7 pm, Film Streams is presenting a special screening of Loitering With Intent, which is described as a “sharp indie comedy,” which is hipster for “comedy.” The film’s producer, Tory Lenosky,...

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Prarie Food Explorer

When Summer Miller left The Reader for corporate public relations in the early aughts, little did we know that educational aspirations, bed rest, family needs and life would ultimately send her on a path of renewal that has become the first national-level book on the local food community here on the prairie, complete with 50 or so recipes. To quote the Amazon description, "Author Summer Miller introduces readers to...

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A Vintage Valentine

Joslyn Art Museum presents a special evening of food, drink, music, and art in celebration of Valentine’s Day, Saturday, February 14, from 8 to 11 pm (evening exhibition viewing is from 8 to 10 pm only). The event draws inspiration from the roaring 20s, the Hollywood glitz and glam of the 1930s to 1940s, and the true Rockabilly style of music rooted in the early 1940s and crafted well into the 1960s. At the heart of...

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