Ladyfinger w/ Back When, Answer Team & Lightning Bug

Dec. 27 Ladyfinger w/ Back When, Answer Team & Lightning Bug Slowdown, 729 N. 14th St. 9 p.m., $7, theslowdown.com Ladyfinger has been laying low in 2010, after a personnel change and the launch of singer Chris Machmuller’s pop-soul supergroup The So-So Sailors. But Ladyfinger is back, ready to rip through its fierce take on hardcore-colored classic rock. Ladyfinger still flies under the radar in town, despite...

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Celebrate Kwanzaa w/ Omaha Public Library

Dec. 27-30 Celebrate Kwanzaa w/ Omaha Public Library Charles B. Washington Branch, 2868 Ames Ave. Times vary by day, FREE, 444.4849 omahapubliclibrary.org If you’ve never attended a Kwanzaa celebration, sample the Omaha Public Library’s four-day African-American festival. Monday, Omaha blues man Dr. Spit (of Dr. Spit and the Blues Mechanics) presents a blues harmonica workshop for children from 2-4 p.m. Family...

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Mousetrap w/ Mercy Rule, Noah’s Ark Was A Spaceship and The Stay Awake

Dec. 29 Mousetrap w/ Mercy Rule, Noah’s Ark Was A Spaceship and The Stay Awake Waiting Room, 6212 Maple St. 9 p.m., $8, onepercentproductions.com While attending Central High School in the mid ’90s, all the cool kids had Mousetrap 45s, attended their shows or sported a sticker on their notebooks. They were the indie-rock band back then and a part of the very beginning of Omaha’s then-blossoming local music...

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Tips for Sedaris, Ian Fleming airport

* Book tours can be grueling for authors, but they also can be lucrative. And writers can rake in serious cash for speaking engagements. Bestselling author David Sedaris took it a step further on one of his tours by setting a tip jar on his signing table. Though it was free for fans to get their book signed, many tipped. Sedaris wound up collecting over $4,000 in tips, he tells The National Post. “The problem was...

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Naughy Santa

Join Santa’s Helpers at the Old Market Tavern this Friday night, Dec. 17, at 9 p.m to win prizes and more and be there when we auction off original naughty santa outfits created by Tamara and her Basic Tease team. Hair and makeup by the always fabulous Bracus Spencer of TRU Salon and Spa. Auction proceeds benefit Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3416 Woolworth Ave. See you there!

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Rad Kadillac Holiday Event w/ Somasphere, Mitch Gettman Band and SFS

Dec. 16 Rad Kadillac Holiday Event w/ Somasphere, Mitch Gettman Band and SFS Waiting Room, 6212 Maple St. 9 p.m., FREE, radkadillac.com ’Tis the season to be rocking and giving! Rad Kadillac Productions is feeling festive this holiday season and has decided to give the Omaha community the gift of music. This Thursday, at The Waiting Room, the Rad Kad gang will stuffing your stocking with their annual free night...

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Drink ’N Draw

Dec. 16 Drink ’N Draw New BLK Gallery, 1213 Jones St. 8-10p.m., 19+, $5, thenewblk.com If you were expecting this event to be an opportunity to draw a penis on the face of your passed out friend, you’ve been mistaken. The New BLK Gallery presents the adult alternative, Drink ’N Draw, a dynamic and refreshing take on the model art class. Whether you're a cartoonist or painter, artists over the age of...

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