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‘Little Women’ Preps for National Tour

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Meat-centric Madness

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Cold War Kids Shake Up Omaha Music Scene

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‘Midwestward’ Bound

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Monkey Beat, Victor and Penny, Shadowboxers New CD

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Living in the Material World….

When in 10th grade, my English teacher, Mr. Hoover, gave my class the assignment to write an instruction manual for an everyday, super common object. I chose the tape dispenser. Meticulously describing how to take the tape out of the box and place that tape dispenser thing in the center of the tape cartridge and then how to place it in the dispenser was gruesome.

Line after line of cumbersome descriptions and made...

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Buffalo Bill Strides Again

The Rose Theater has a brand-new work by Omaha’s Max Sparber calling forth images of this city and the nation’s past. It’s Buffalo Bill’s Cowboy Band, a primarily verbal, theatrical review of some of that icon’s adventures, Cody doing the telling. In this colorful, lively quasi-lecture, near-documentary, young audiences have a chance to learn about him. And adults may find fascinating the many on-screen projections...

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Restaurant Startup

Over Easy is being featured on an episode of CNBC’s show “Restaurant Startup,” which is a show where restaurant owners try to woo investors so they can get funds to either open up a restaurant or add a location. No word yet on whether or not Over Easy successfully wooed the investors, but tune in on Tuesday, February 3 at 9:00 p.m. to find out. http://www.overeasyomaha.com/

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Seeing is Believing

Entering the RNG Gallery to view this year’s exhibition of nominees in the visual arts categories of the Omaha Entertainment and Arts Awards, one cannot help but be struck by the quirky diversity of objects populating the space.

Looming in one’s line of sight is a very large metal helmet from Littleton Alston’s “Hannibal” show, a complicated psychological and formal response to the ancient Carthaginian warrior with...

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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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