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Tomorrow, the road

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Nick Bartholomew: A Study in Taking it (Over) Easy

Arts

A black servant in a 1960s whites’ basement sings of rising hope

Film

Less to Love but More Loved

Film

Cutting Room for February

News

Bright Future

Arts

Shawn Ballarin

Arts

Portraits of the artists as no longer young

Dining Section

Omaha Eateries Shut Down For Kayla

Arts

‘Something Old, Something New’

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Fit to a Tea

Tea means different things to different people. Tea can be a brew made with water and almost any kind of plant material. There are teas from herbs, flowers, roots, stems or even bark. Lewis and Clark kept alive during a harsh winter by using the inner bark of cottonwoods growing along the Missouri River in Nebraska. Tea has come to mean almost any type of beverage that results from steeping or soaking botanicals in...

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Music

Full of Heart

Blues shows coming to The 21st Saloon include the return of a former BluesEd kid who is now part of Kansas City’s Nick Schnebelen Band. All grown up, Heather Newman has been singing with Schnebelen, one of the founders of the popular band Trampled Under Foot, for over a year. Catch The Nick Schnebelen Band featuring Heather Newman Thursday, Feb. 4, at The 21st. Another regional crowd pleaser, Kansas City’s Kelley...

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Arts

Digging Up Dirt

The Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts celebrates its 35th anniversary this Thursday, Feb. 4, with a special exhibition in recognition of its mission to provide direct support to artists through its internationally regarded residency programs.

Time + Space: Beginnings, “a yearlong rotating exhibition”, highlights in its first installment, works by past and recent Bemis residents inspired by earth as both material...

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Arts

Color Her ‘Green’

Painter J.K. Thorsen is the featured artist at Connect Gallery for February, opening to the public this Wednesday, Feb. 3.  Combining the use of earth-friendly art materials with a theme of nonviolent play, Thorsen promises saturated and glowing oil colors untouched by plastics or chemically-changed media.

Along with Thorsen’s signature loose painting style, we will often discern suggestions of a cyclist, golfer,...

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Arts

All About the Artists

On the job less than six months, and working in concert with two new senior staff whose hiring preceded his arrival, new Executive Director Chris Cook is launching the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts into a year of experimentation from every angle—programmatically, curatorially and institutionally.

Cook comes to Bemis with a background that is diverse in both geography and subject matter.  His first position...

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