August 26: Gift of Gab

August 26

Gift of Gab of Blackalicious w/ Elfkowitz

Bourbon Theatre, 1415 O St. in Lincoln

7 p.m., $15 in advance, $18 day-of-show,

There’s rap and then there’s hip-hop. Gift of Gab of Blackalicious is an integral figure in the world of intelligent hip-hop. His contribution to the underground community is immense and after almost two decades in the business, he’s still going strong. In...

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August 25: Art Talk + Indian Tapas & Wine

August 25
Art Talk + Indian Tapas & Wine
Indian Oven, 1010 Howard Street
5-7p.m., $20
402.342.4856 for reservations

Cameroon native Gerard Pefung creates artwork that “celebrates the art of living in congruence.”  Known for his powerfully rich paintings of the “most commanding land creature,” the elephant, Pefung will open a discussion about all things art, followed by a social with food and drink from the...

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August 27: Kat Moser—Inner Life/Outer World

August 27
Kat Moser—Inner Life/Outer World
Anderson O’Brien Fine Art Old Market, 1108 Jackson St.
Reception 6-9p.m., exhibit through September 11, 402.884.0911

Photographer Kat Moser invites viewers to “fall into the natural world” with 20 images of her ethereal, mystical, spiritual images of the feminine form, quiet waters and natural landscapes.  For Inner Life/Outer World, Moser joined...

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Omaha Fashion Week 2011 may be coming to a close, but two of the most talked about events of the week take place Saturday, August 27th in Omaha's Old Market. From 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Project Runway fans should head to The Max on 1417 Jackson Street for Mix and Mingle with Mondo. This is a meet and greet with the reality star and a fundraiser for the Nebraska Aids Project. Hosted by Princess Lasertron and the Imperial...

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Booked: Young Writers Book Signing and Rowling Reveals Pottermore

Allison Rose Lopez, Ferial Pearson and students from Omaha South High will be at the Bookworm at 87th and Pacific this Saturday, August 27th at 1 p.m. to sign copies of their newly-published book, In My Shoes: Teen Reflections on Hope & the Future. Written by two classes of seniors at Omaha South High Magnet School with the support of 29 volunteer writing mentors, the book is the literary answer to the question of...

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August 25: Therapy in Motion

The Bookworm, 87th & Pacific, 6 p.m. -7:30 p.m.

Truffles – Truffles the Therapy Dog will be in Omaha with owner Nancy Stanley as the latter promotes her new book Pillow with a Heartbeat: The Heartwarming Tale of a Little Dog Who Finds His Big Purpose. The book is written from Truffles perspective, describing how he became a therapy dog. A therapy dog is trained to provide affection...

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August 18: Yonder Mountain String Band

The Slowdown, 729 N 14th St, 9 p.m., $20/ADV $25/DOS,

Bluegrass has always been a genre hat has walked a fine line between either really cool or really cheesy. The banjo-laden sound has something to do with it; being an instrument that requires efficient skill and speed, but also provoking mocking of backwoods and the movie Deliverance. However, the Yonder Mountain String band took the...

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