September 8; Pepper

When lead singer Brad Nowell of Sublime passed away in 1996, he probably hadn't had the chance to appreciate the impact he had on so many people. The band Pepper clearly took Sublime’s influence and ran with it. The two are often compared because of their shared musical style involving reggae, dub and rock. Pepper formed in Hawaii around 1996 when guitarist/vocalist Kaleo Wassman met bassist Bollinger in middle...

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September 10; Rev. Peyton’s Big Damn Band

When you think of Vans Warped Tour, bands such as Bad Religion or NOFX probably come to mind - not a band that specializes in playing the washboard, five-gallon bucket or bottleneck slide. Meet Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band, a little bit of an anomaly in itself. The Southern Indiana-based trio produce soulful, country blues with topics ranging from the disappearance of the American family farm to crystal meth...

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FASH FLOOD

A Fashionable Reminder: Fashion's Night Out takes place September 8th and it is not to be missed. Boutiques worldwide are keeping their doors open late and providing one night only deals for their customers such as trunk shows, cocktails, in-store live music and more. Be sure to check out the event Fashion's Night Out Omaha on Facebook to see if your favorite boutique is participating to support local fashion...

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Booked: Encyclopedia Show, Kooser Tribute and Book Signings

Each month, the minds behind The House of Loom hold an Encyclopedia Show. They pick a topic and invite ten artists, performers and assorted creatives to come up with an original piece related to that theme. This month’s Encyclopedia show will happen Wednesday the 7th at 7 p.m. The house band includes All Young Girls Are Machine Guns and a super special surprise guest. All ages are welcome and it’ll cost you $5 to...

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Picture Picture: Nebraska Video Art Now: 1 Night and Done

September 9
Picture Picture: Nebraska Video Art Now: 1 Night and Done
The New BLK, 1213 Jones St.
7-11p.m., FREE
thenewblk.com, 402.403.5619

The New BLK Directors Shane and Shawn Bainbridge wrangled artist Tim Guthrie to put a city-wide video show together— the original vision expanded and will continue in 2012, but is introduced this weekend in conjunction with Omaha Creative Week.  The one-night only show...

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Phoenix Art Opening/ Studio Stories: Works on paper by James Freeman

September 9
Phoenix Art Opening / Studio Stories: Works on paper by James Freeman
Hot Shops Art Center, 1301 Nicholas St.
Opening reception 6-10p.m., FREE
Hotshopsartcenter.com, 402.342.4212

Omaha-based metal and glass sculptor Susan Woodford celebrates “surviving robbery, vandalism and a great loss” exhibiting her new work in the Nicholas Street Gallery.  The Metropolitan Community College welding...

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Readiness is All: Ying Zhu

September 2
Readiness is All: Ying Zhu
Peerless Gallery, 3157 Farnam St., #7108
Reception 6-9p.m., Exhibit through September 24
Wearepeerless.com, yingzhu.or

Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts resident Ying Zhu has been studying building codes extensively to finish the renovation of her studio.  In the Readiness is All installation, the Chinese-born artist incorporates familiar settings and objects,...

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