Peacocks to Paperdolls: Two Refreshing Boutiques Open in Omaha

Chocolate Peacock

Fall is in the air, ladies, and local boutique Chocolate Peacock came prepared. In fact, they just placed a cozy, chunky-knit charcoal grey sweater and a camel-colored fleece cape on their shelves. Best guesses estimate these pieces as nearly sold-out when this article goes to print.

Why, you ask? Because Chaley Chandler, owner of one of Omaha’s hottest new boutiques, knows women.

“We carry...

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Fash Flood’s Fall 2011 Fashion & Style Guide

Fash Flood's guide to fall fashion and style includes everything from retro styles reborn to the bondage inspired eccentricities that hit the runways this past spring. Join us on a journey through the most buzzed about trends in womenswear, hair and cosmetics.

Fur Real From shaggy faux fur jackets at Prabal Gurung to thinly strapped sandals with bursts of fox fur grazing the toes at Alexander Wang, fur in...

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Sep. 17: River Dreams

Sep. 17-18, 24-25, Riverfront Place, Tower II, 444 Riverfront Plaza, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., FREE, http://www.riverdreamsomaha.com

Omaha's contemporary art community exists, tangibly, in the beloved Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts. Local and national artists alike showcase their work and have studio spaces in this long-cherished institution located just south of the Old Market. Starting this weekend (Sep. 17-18 and...

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<p>  Man/Miracle</p>Sep. 19: Man/Miracle, Ties

The Waiting Room Lounge, 6212 Maple St., 9 p.m., $8, http://www.waitingroomlounge.com

For NPR music aficionados, you may recognize indie quartet Man/Miracle from their "All Songs Considered" show and blog. Back in February, the band was featured on the music blog and the group's praises were sung in the form of quotes like, "My advice when you listen? Turn it up real loud." Critics were describing the song "Up"...

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Modern Arts Midtown Grand Opening Celebration

September 16
Modern Arts Midtown Grand Opening Celebration
Modern Arts Midtown, 3615 Dodge St.
6-10p.m., FREE
modernartsmidtown.com, 402.502.8737

Larry and Judy Roots celebrate the opening of their second contemporary art gallery, Modern Arts Midtown, an expansion “both physically and conceptually” of their original Modern Arts Midwest in Lincoln.  In the eight years the couple have conducted over 100...

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September 18: MC Chris

MC Chris is quite possibly the tiniest emcee to ever live (aside from The Geto Boys’ Bushwick Bill who is actually a “little person”). It suits the diminutive rapper’s schtick. His lyrics are littered with humor and cover everything from Star Wars characters to G.I. Joe. With his knack for comedic delivery, MC Chris earned a loyal following in “nerdcore” hip-hop circles and as a regular writer/voice actor for The...

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September 16 Stone Temple Pilots

Considering what lead singer Scott Weiland has been through over the years, it’s a feat in itself that Stone Temple Pilots still exists.  The San Diego natives earned prominence in the 90s with their harder take on “alternative rock.” While criticized for biting the “grunge” sound, they were among the most successful rock bands of all time, selling over 40 million records worldwide. Weiland became the sole focus...

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