Living the NYC Fashion Dream

With all the fabulous things Alice Kim 's done in New York City and now her entrepreneurial foray in Omaha, she says what she's proudest of is helping people. At InStyle she says she found great satisfaction "helping small designers get nationwide recognition." The fashion business is all about networking, and Kim worked hard cultivating and nurturing relationships with designers, photographers and publicists. At...

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<p>Alice Kim says in many way’s her Old Market boutique Trocadero is her experience at InStyle magazine “come to life.” </p>Alice’s Wonderland

Read More: Kim helps locals realize NYC dream Alice Kim's story of leaving New York City for Omaha has gotten much play. In 2007, the then-InStyle magazine accessories editor acted on her admittedly "weird," long-held preoccupation with Omaha by moving here and opening the Old Market lifestyles boutique, Trocadero. “My store is in some ways InStyle come to life,” she says. Her experience recommending the...

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Jessica Lea Mayfield w/ Nathaniel Rateliff

3 UP 3 DOWN May 11 Jessica Lea Mayfield w/ Nathaniel Rateliff Waiting Room Lounge, 6212 Maple St. $10, 9 p.m., onepercentproductions.com Jessica Lea Mayfield takes her indie-country style down moody, noir-ish paths. She's a rare new Americana chanteuse, as she fits herself in a world between classic country and Tom Waits. There's a blunt sharing in her songs, plainly put and completely unveiled. Like her first...

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The Spy Who Loved Me

PICK OF THE WEEK May 6 The Spy Who Loved Me Joslyn Art Museum, 2200 Dodge St. 7 p.m., $20 (available at Hy-Vee food stores' customer service counters) 402.932.7200, omahafilmevent.com The James Bond film franchise is epic enough to have camps divided among fans of the early movies starring Sean Connery, the mid-range ones featuring Roger Moore and the later incarnations with Pierce Brosnan and, now, Daniel Craig....

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Shakespeare on the Silver Screen: The Tempest

May 5 Shakespeare on the Silver Screen: The Tempest Aksarben Cinema, 2110 S. 67th St. 4 p.m. and 7 p.m., 6 p.m. discussion, $10 nebraskashakespeare.com   This screening of The Tempest caps a partnership between two local gems, Nebraska Shakespeare and Aksarben Cinema, showcasing films inspired by the great bard’s life and works. This is the Omaha premiere of director Julie Taymor’s 2010 film version of...

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Of Montreal w/ Painted Palms

May 6 Of Montreal w/ Painted Palms The Slowdown, 729 N. 14th St. 9 p.m., $25, onepercentproductions.com It’s hard to believe that Of Montreal is already on its 12th studio release. After 14 years together, an album per year (almost) is pretty impressive. It appears the Atlanta, Ga., natives are reveling in quite the career. Frontman Kevin Barnes and the seven other members of the collective specialize in...

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First Friday featuring Joi Joison

May 6 First Friday featuring Joi Joison The Benson Grind, 6107 Maple St. Free, 7 p.m., 402.932.4040, bensongrind.com   Local fashion designer Joi Joison is taking her work to a new setting — the gallery wall. For the month of May, Joison will be the featured artist at coffee house and gallery space The Benson Grind. Her works, described as "nylon art," have been featured in the Omaha Fashion Week shows, as well...

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