A Black is Beautiful Celebration the Whole Community can Partake In

Through August 1
Native Omaha Days
Various sites, venues
Hours, prices vary

Let's get this out of the way right now: Native Omaha Days is not just for "black folk." Yes, this biennial community reunion is a largely African-American celebration, but it features way-cool events open to everyone. 

Social mixer @ Native Omahans Club
Welcome Home Party @ Loves Jazz & Arts...

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Do you follow event, interior design or fashion blogs? Consider yourself self-motivated and fashion forward? Two local businesses might be looking for you.

Local brand communication and event production firm STEP Group, Inc. and bridal designer and blogger Princess Lasertron are looking for interns in the Omaha area. For more information on STEP Group’s internship, email info@stepgroupinc.com with your resume,...

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Pop-up at Peerless

Peerless Gallery, 3157 Farnam St.

Friday, 11-5 p.m., Reception at 7-10 p.m.


Peerless Gallery will host a one-night exhibit highlighting Nebraska women artists. It is co-organized by writer/blogger Sally Deskins. Deskins’ blog, Les Femmes Folles, is dedicated to regional female artists in all mediums and this show reflects that interest. The exhibit is curated by local artist/instructors...

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People’s Choice

The Artist Co-op’s 2011 Emerging Artists Exhibit, on view through July 31st, offers an unusual interactive benefit. The public is invited to vote for one of six artists, with the winner receiving a three-month mentorship beginning in August. Votes will be tallied July 30, and the winner announced at the closing reception, July 31st 1-4 p.m. 

The artist-run cooperative gallery has been selling artwork in the Old...

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Tim Guthrie’s “30-artists-in-30-days”…


Artist Tim Guthrie, well known for his contentious exhibit at Bemis Underground earlier this year, Extraordinary Rendition, is fresh from his June trip to Uganda with John O'Keefe, Carol Zuegner and 14 of their Creighton University students. They recorded for a mini-documentary about work being done to help war refugees.  Before he leaves for his annual visiting artist position in Lake Tahoe, he visits with an...

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snapshots and other works: Christina Renfer Vogel

Birdhouse Collectible, 1111 N. 13th St., Suite 123

FREE, reception 6-10p.m., exhibit runs July 22 through September 3

Birdhousecollectible.com,  402.557.0711

 University of Nebraska-Omaha professor of art Christina Renfer Vogel shows Omahans the breadth of her work at the Birdhouse Collectible.  Exhibiting “snapshots” including many of her striking yet minimalistic recently completed small painting portraits...

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Booked: Goodbye to Borders and Free Poetry

Cool off with some free poetry at the Shoot Your Mouth Off III poetry slam this Thursday at The Hideout (320 S 72nd St). Check myspace.com/shootyourmouthoff for interviews with features and more information. The event is free and starts at 9 pm.

If you’re more of the outside poetry type with a very high heat tolerance, swing by 77th and Main in downtown Ralston for Tunes in Independence Square, a weekly event...

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