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Lazy-i Podcast Ep. 3 - March 4!

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Jesus Christ Superstar

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Be Besties with Your Beasties

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It’s a lonely old town

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The Grotesque is on Display in UNO’s “Freakshow’

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News You Can Use — Good, Bad, Ugly

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Kevin Devine & the Goddamn Band

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Max Gets Buff

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Jewish Cousins Battle at Barn

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Dancers on the edge of the fiery furnace

What the Devil? The Omaha Symphony performs “Conga-Line In Hell” ? Huh? The answers to these questions and more lie in wait at the next Symphony Joslyn concert. Re that title, it comes from Uruguayan composer Miguel del Aguila who wrote the piece in 1994 evidently just for kicks. It’s bound to seem grotesque and wild because, given where the dancers are “they have no reason to hold back” says program-book annotator...

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Lead Actor Sam Lips Talks ‘Pippin’

Flying into the Orpheum Theatre through Sunday March 8th is the National Broadway Tour of the revival of Pippin by Stephen Schwartz. Back on the Broadway stage for the first time in 40 years, Pippin tells the story of the oldest son of Charlemagne as he searches for meaning in his existence. Does he choose a happy but simple life or does he risk everything for a small flash of glory?  Under the direction of Tony...

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Wearable Wonders

No need to go naked in Omaha, what with all the attention to gorgeous fabric at our local galleries. Anderson O’Brien Fine Art joins the party this weekend with one of its seasonal wearable art shows. From March 5-7, the gallery presents the jackets of Mieko Mintz.

Mieko, a Japanese native who opened her first store in New York in 1999, is widely regarded for her mastery using the Southeast Asian art of kantha, a...

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March Issue Now on Stands

The concept of design carries different meanings in various fields, but it’s fundamentally about what brings together the elements of form and function. From the clothes on our back to the layout of our cities, from the smallest of logos to the most complex facilities, the work of designers in a multitude of disciplines is everywhere you look. The Reader surveyed five design professionals from different disciplines...

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What’s Shakin’! Campbell CD, Sizzling Rockabilly, Fish Sisters Rock and More

Omaha's own Michael Campbell has a CD release cocktail party with musical performances Friday, March 5, 7:30-10 p.m. at Old Market Healing Arts Center, 1216 Howard St. Performing on Friday with Campbell are Korey Anderson and Vern Kathol. Campbell's new disc, My Turn Now, was created with support from a variety of local artists, technical advice from some of the area's best pros and five years of recording and...

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