The Ballplayers

Opens June 3 The Ballplayers Art exhibit by Stephen Dinsmore Anderson O'Brien Fine Art Old Market 1108 Jackson St., aobfineart.com   Stephen Dinsmore fell in love with baseball as a second grader in Omaha. Summers spent chasing flyballs in Elmwood Park and sifting through rookie cards stayed with him, and now, even while painting landscapes and still lifes, he might have a ballgame playing on the TV in his studio....

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Hobo with a Shotgun

June 3 Hobo with a Shotgun Dundee Theatre, 4952 Dodge St. Call or visit website for current show times $8.50/$6.50 students, seniors, matinees 551.3595, dundeetheatre.com   What’s a vagabond to do upon witnessing a town full of corrupt cops, pedophilic Santas and other urban scum? Make it rain justice with his 20-gauge shotgun, of course! Rutger Hauer stars as the eponymous vagrant turned vigilante hero,...

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One Eye Open: The Photographic Works of Bryce Bridges

June 3 One Eye Open: The Photographic Works of Bryce Bridges The New BLK, 1213 Jones St. Opening reception Friday, June 3 7-11 p.m. Award-winning photographer Bryce Bridges (a frequent Reader contributor) will display the work of his distinguished career at the Old Market’s NewBLK gallery June 3-26. One Eye Open features Bridges’ music-based photography, found imagery, abstract photography and his most recent...

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Omaha Rollergirls vs. Chicago Outfit Roller Derby

June 4 Omaha Rollergirls vs. Chicago Outfit Roller Derby Mid-America Center, One Arena Way, Council Bluffs 7 p.m., $10 adv, $12 DOS, omaharollergirls.org, (712) 323-0536 There's just something satisfying about a good body check, be it hockey, football or roller derby. For their last bout of the season, the Omaha Rollergirls will be taking on the Chicago Outfit. If you haven't seen a Derby before, imagine some of...

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Omaha Public Pools

June 4 Omaha Public Pools cityofomaha.org/parks Memorial Day signals the start of summer shindigs and backyard barbecues. But if you don’t have fun-filled activities planned for the little ones, chaotic kids could put a damper on your summer schedule. Thankfully, most Omaha public pools open June 4. According to cityofomaha.org, Omaha boasts one of the nation's best aquatic programs. In 2008, the city’s Parks...

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Nebraska State Chili Cook-off

June 4-5 Nebraska State Chili Cook-off River City Star, 151 Freedom Park Rd 11:30 a.m., FREE, $5 if you want to actually try the chili, rivercitystar.com, 402.342.7827 Maybe it's apocryphal, but someone once told me (or I read it in either National Geographic or Reader's Digest or something like that) that chili was originally made in Texas as a way to make starting-to-rot meat into something semi-edible. So...

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Chatham County Line

June 8 Chatham County Line Waiting Room Lounge, 6212 Maple Street 7:30 p.m., $15 ADV / $18 DOS, sundayroadhouse.com   As far as contemporary bluegrass goes, you can hardly do better than Chatham County Line. The quartet draws their name from their home state of North Carolina, and the earthy, homespun music pays tribute to that heritage. Even newcomers to the genre will be drawn in to the soulful four-part...

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Murder he wrote

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So Bad, It’s Good

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What’s a Cthulhu?

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Superstar: Chevy Kozisek

The art of tattoo has always fascinated Sioban Kozisek (“Chevy”). She got her first tattoo when she was attending ...


<p>  Chill Body's Jennifer Fulcher and Jessica Chizek (left)</p>Unwind. Uknot. Undo.

Proprietors Jennifer Fulcher and Jessica Chizek offer some much needed advice to today’s women of Omaha: “Take time ...


Family Find

Arelatively new boutique in West Omaha is creating jobs not only for the employees but for vendors who just need a ...


SXSW Street Style

Most SXSW (South by Southwest) enthusiasts flock to Austin, Texas in March for a week overflowing with live music, ...