Stefon Harris and The Blackout

April 14 Stefon Harris and The Blackout Holland Center for Performing Arts, 13th and Douglas streets 7:30 p.m., $19 - $45, ticketomaha.com, 402.345.0606 Quick. Name a jazz vibraphonist. Can you? Well, can you? As of five-minutes-before-writing-this, I couldn't either, so don't worry. But as it turns out, they're out there, and very talented. Stefon Harris is a former Blue Note recording artist who’s toured the...

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The Second City presents “Fair and Unbalanced”

April 15 The Second City presents “Fair and Unbalanced” Holland Center, 13th and Douglas 8 p.m., Tickets start at $19, ticketomaha.com or 402.345.0606 Somewhere, somebody’s sitting at a bar watching Tommy Boy on the small television up in the right-hand corner. He gets to say, “I saw Chris Farley way before he was Chris Farley, man.” Do you know why? Because one time back in 1988 or so, this guy chose to...

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<p>The classic Death Star/“Return of the Jedi” scene from Clerks, which will be screened as the Dundee Theatre’s Midnight Movie this Friday and Saturday. </p>Midnight Movie: Clerks

April 15-16 Midnight Movie: Clerks Dundee Theatre, 4952 Dodge St. Midnight both nights, Tickets $6, dundeetheatre.com The film that introduced the world to director Kevin Smith and convenience store roof hockey gets the Dundee midnight treatment this weekend. Shot in black and white on a shoestring budget, this 1994 indie flick features jarringly funny dialogue about the pains of being a store clerk. Plus, it’s...

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Omaha Storm Chasers vs. Nashville Sounds

April 15-18 Omaha Storm Chasers vs. Nashville Sounds Werner Park 12356 Ballpark Way, Papillion 7:05 p.m., $6-$16.50 402.734.2550, web.minorleaguebaseball.com This weekend marks the start of the inaugural season at Werner Park for the newly renamed Omaha Storm Chasers. The leadoff match-up for the four-game series versus the visiting Nashville Sounds will be played in front of a packed house, the first sellout for...

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Timothy Schaffert Book Signing

April 16 Timothy Schaffert Book Signing The Bookworm, 87th and Pacific 1 p.m. 402.392.2877 or bookwormomaha.com Renowned author — and one-time editor of The Reader — Timothy Schaffert will be at The Bookworm Saturday to sign copies of his latest novel The Coffins of Little Hope. Schaffert is also a professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and is the founder of the Omaha Lit Fest. Go online to...

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STRFKR w/ Champagne Champagne & Gardens and Villas

April 16 STRFKR w/ Champagne Champagne & Gardens and Villas The Waiting Room, 6212 Maple St. 9 p.m., $10, onepercentproductions.com The stars have aligned for Omaha as Portland-based electronic group, Starf***er (also known as STRFKR), makes its way to the stage. Formed in 2007, it was originally Josh Hodges’ solo project, but soon evolved into a quartet once multi-instrumentalists Ryan Biornstad, Keil Corcoran...

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Washington Generals v. Harlem Globetrotters

April 16 Washington Generals v. Harlem Globetrotters Qwest Center Omaha, 455 N. 10th St. 2 and 7 p.m., $20-$97, qwestcenter.com It’s not easy being a lifelong Washington Generals fan. I’ve never seen them win. All-time against the Globetrotters, the Generals are something like 1-26,752. Yet, they keep showing up. Keep rolling the rock up the hill as the famous Globetrotters spin it, bounce it off each other’s...

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