Join D’Agosto and filmmakers for Dirty Girl screening, Q&A and party to benefit Film Streams

Oct. 17
Dirty Girl screening with Nicholas D'Agosto and filmmakers
Film Streams, 1340 Mike Fahey Street
7 p.m., $20 members and $30 nonmembers
402-933-0259, http://www.filmstreams.org

Native Omahan Nicholas D'Agosto lives the dream of a working film-television actor. His IMDB page is lengthy for a 30-year-old who pursued The Life full-time for only nine years. Survival means taking whatever work he can find,...

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October 12 Portugal.The Man

The Beatles and Wu-Tang Clan are surprisingly John Gourley’s biggest musical influences. As the lead guitarist and singer for the Portland-based quartet, Portugal. The Man, Gourley’s wide range of styles clearly stems from being well-versed in all types of music. Born and raised in the vast nothingness of Alaska, he had plenty of time to imagine and create. “I had so much space to get away from everything,”...

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Portals comes home for Midwest premiere

Last month a New York City audience embraced the world premiere of the multimedia concert piece, Portals, and now the work’s come back to its other home, Omaha’s KANEKO, for performances October 5-6.

As creative director, acclaimed violinist Tim Fain has integrated music by Philip Glass and other noted composers, including Pulitzer Prize winners Aaron Jay Kernis and William Bolcom, with the words of Leonard...

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FASH FLOOD

While the swift sellout of the 400-piece Missoni for Target collection was a disappointment for many Omaha shoppers (the 72nd and Dodge Street store was all but cleared in five minutes), the newest designer collaboration announced by Target this week is quite unassuming in comparison. The Taiwanese American, Brooklyn-based designer known as Jason Wu built an early fan base in celebrities such as January Jones and...

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Jill Rizzo: Love

October 7
Jill Rizzo: Love
Dundee Gallery, 4916 Underwood Ave.
Reception 6-9 p.m., Exhibit through October 23, FREE
Dundeegallery.com, 505.8333

Artist Jill Rizzo names her creative inspirations as travels to California and Colorado, relationships, memory, sound, losses, gains and how her mind processes makes sense of it all. The ethereal images of animals, plants, and other nature symbols and imagery are...

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MSSNGR: Functional Art Works: Steve Gordon, Jr. aka RDQLUS

October 7
MSSNGR: Functional Art Works: Steve Gordon, Jr. aka RDQLUS
The New BLK Gallery, 1213 Jones St.
Opening reception 7-10 p.m., exhibit through October 23, FREE
After hours, House of Loom, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Thenewblk.com, rdqlus.com, houseofloom.com

Brand designer, creative director, author, strategic thinker, fashion designer and artist Steve Gordon of RDQLUS Creative, is taking his influential...

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John Sorensen’s Decades-Long Magnificent Obsession with the Abbott Sisters

John Sorensen is like many Nebraska creatives who left to pursue a passion.

The Grand Island native and longtime New York City resident worked with master filmmaker Alexander MacKendrick (The Sweet Smell of Success) and Broadway legends Lewis and Jay Presson Allen (Tru). He founded a New York theater troupe. He's developed a radio series. He’s written/edited books and study guides.

What sets him apart is a...

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