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Chakras

Google Albert Einstein and you’ll draw about 93 million hits. That’s understandable for such a popular intellectual of the early 20th century. Google someone named “Charles W. Leadbeater” and you’ll get some hits; about 92.7 million fewer. Leadbeater would never be trending on Twitter or news on CNN compared to Einstein. Yet, his contributions to the enlightenment of the era were no less significant at the time they...

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Swing State

Anniversaries are an occasion for both looking back and ahead. Recapturing fond memories, learning from the past, planning for a future.

In 2016, the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts enjoys its 35th year as an organization, and has opened its annual exhibition season with Time + Space: Beginnings, which considers its early years as well as its evolution as a visual arts laboratory by featuring work of past...

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Anticipation and Appreciation

Much of the excitement in revisiting a great classic like Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera comes from anticipation of the most familiar favorite moments.

But there’s also the hope of new discoveries, something you hadn’t really noticed before that adds to your appreciation of the musical. Both rewards were abundant in the new touring version that continues at the Orpheum Theater thru Sunday, May 1.

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Girl Power

You might expect, given the fame of the film that preceded the play, the most memorable moments in Calendar Girls at the Omaha Community Playhouse to involve the middle-aged ladies undressing for their fund-raising photos.

Instead, the nudity is so discreet that the “no front bottoms” demand by the least shy model (Jessie played by silver-haired Sue Mouttet) could have added “no front tops” and “no behinds.”

If...

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Two to One

When Mondo we Langa died at age 68 in the Nebraska State Penitentiary last month, he’d served 45 years for a crime he always maintained he did not commit. The former David Rice, a poet and artist, was found guilty, along with fellow Black Panther Ed Poindexter, in the 1970 suitcase bomb murder of Omaha police officer Larry Minard. With his reputed accomplice now gone, Poindexter remains in prison, still asserting...

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