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Bloodcow Party Bus

Arts

‘Art in Motion:’

Music

Bang, boom, swoosh.

Dining Section

Salute To Summer Festival And A Kegger For A Cause

Specials

Forgiveness Heals

Specials

A horse with no name

Arts

Brilliant nastiness takes over a tight arena.

Film

Nothing Beneath

Film

Cutting Room for May 15

Film

Men Ruin Everything

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All Refrain

Fact: It’s harder to make people laugh than cry. Fact: It’s harder to make someone laugh a second time than the first. Conclusion: Comedy sequels are the hardest sequels to make satisfying.

Pitch Perfect was a comedy ninja, stealthily stepping from shadows to chuck a throwing star of hilarity into the funny bone of unsuspecting viewers. But Pitch Perfect 2 is an encore performed before a ravenously loyal crowd...

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Arts

Park Avenue Pride

Fresh off community-based art projects in North Omaha in the last three years, artist Watie White is ready to launch his latest effort on behalf of Midtown, specifically in the Park Avenue area.

On May 17, a mural, 80’ tall and 40’ wide and created by White, will be unveiled on the north face of the Park Ave Tower, 1340 Park Ave. It will take place in conjunction with a neighborhood block party from 2-5 p.m....

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Music

Movin’ & Shakin’

Last week the 36th Annual Blues Music Awards were handed out May 7 in Memphis in a gala event at the Cook Convention Center. In some ways, the sold-out dinner and awards show was your usual dinner and awards show. For a blues fan, the awards were an overload of industry luminaries and newcomers, with a wealth of performances. Artists on hand included Charlie Musselwhite, Keb' Mo', Bobby Rush, John Hammond and Elvin...

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Culture

Haunting Power

Once grabs the audience before the musical even begins. It lets the more adventurous in the crowd belly up to the pub bar on stage while the cast musicians strike up spirited songs with rousing vocals and speeding fiddles.

Then Stuart Ward, as “Guy,” an Irish busker turned vacuum cleaner repairman, sings an anguished lament for lost love and starts to leave his guitar and music career behind. But “Girl,” Dani de...

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Arts

The survivor in a terrorized society speaks.

Darkness encircles three people. Two of them need to talk to you. To explain who they are and what they have done. A third sits beside them at a massive wooden table piled with books and papers. Minds at work. Sometimes the first two talk about the other. Trying less to understand him than to understand what all three of them have done in the deadly, superficially civilized society, in which their lives are...

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