Pick: Bike Trail Mural Dedication Ceremony, tour and reception

Oct. 24

“Community” mural located at 67th and Center St., reception following at Jones Bros. Cupcakes, 2121 S. 67th St.
Ceremony starts 4pm
FREE, kentbellows.org

The first four murals completed by students and mentors of the Kent Bellows Studio along the Keystone Trail will be dedicated by the artists, collaborative partners and sponsors of the project, that works with young people interested in urban art,...

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Pick: An Evening With Gillian Welch

October 13
An Evening With Gillian Welch
Rococo Theatre, 140 N 13 St., Lincoln
$25 General Admission, $27.50 Reserved
8 p.m.
Etix.com

Gillian Welch writes and performs songs steeped in timeless Appalachian flavor and gives her compositions just enough modern edge to create something entirely new yet somehow immediately recognizable. She and partner/ guitarist extraordinaire David Rawlings released Welch’s...

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Pick: The Green Home Tour and Expo

Oct. 15
The Green Home Tour and Expo
The Harper Center, Creighton University, 2500 California Plaza, unomaha.edu, FREE, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., $5.

A sampling of items being focused on during the 2011 Green Home Tour and Expo: the benefits of sustainable design, urban re-development, walk-able neighborhoods and mixed-use design. These subjects are going to be covered from a variety of angles. First, the expo...

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Omaha Lit Fest: ‘People who like this sort of thing will find this the sort of thing they like’

In his capsule of the 2011 (downtown) Omaha Lit Fest, founder-director and novelist Timothy Schaffert draws a parallel with The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Specifically, to the humbug Wizard's endowing the Tin Woodman with a heart made of silk and sawdust, with some soldering necessary to better make the heart take hold.

As Schaffert (The Coffins of Little Hope) suggests, the writer's process is part alchemy, part...

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FASH FLOOD

This Thursday, October 13th, Omahans will have their choice of two chic events to attend.

Kicking off at 7:30 p.m. at Parliament Pub Midtown is FashionBar: Fall Fury featuring the “Fall Guys” and DJ Ryan Swan. In celebration of the changing seasons, it will include a presentation of photographs by Jason McClaren and Matt Warburton for the Reader’s fall style issue. Dressed in attire from local boutique Denim...

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<p>  Michael Muller'sPossessions: literary characters and the things they carried.

October 14
Possessions: literary characters and the things they carried.
W. Dale Clark Library, 215 S. 15th St., fourth floor
6:30-9:30p.m., FREE
omahalitfest.com, omahapubliclibrary.org

In Possessions, a one-night-only show, artists interpret famous literary artifacts. From Michael Muller’s mixed media piece “Letters from Blanche” inspired by Streetcar Named Desire, to Jay Cochrane’s Peter Pan inspired...

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TEDx Omaha 2011:  What’s Possible?

October 15
TEDx Omaha 2011:  What’s Possible?
12p.m.-6p.m., free live stream online for Viewing Parties
TEDxomaha.com

TEDx encourages organizing small group Viewing Parties with tips online to hear and discuss the dozen lively local innovators. They are rising to the challenge of delivering the “most inspiring performance of your life in 18 minutes or less” with the theme of “What’s Possible.”  Saturday’s...

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