Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical

Nov. 9-14 Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical Orpheum Theater, 409 S. 16th St.  Tues.-Thurs. 7:30 p.m., Fri.-Sat. 8 p.m., Sat.-Sun. 11 a.m., 2 p.m. & 5 p.m.; $25 omahaperformingarts.org Every year around Thanksgiving I put on my one-piece pajamas (with feet), lie down on my stomach with my head resting in my palms and enjoy CBS’ yearly showing of How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Much like A...

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Lotus w/ Mux Mool and Inflect

Nov. 10 Lotus w/ Mux Mool and Inflect Slowdown, 729 N. 14th St. 9 p.m., $15 ADV/$18 DOS onepercentproductions.com Lotus is six dudes playing something of a dancier Phish. The Philadelphia- and Denver-based group has carved its own sonic niche with its rock-heavy, improvisational sets, and cultivated die-hards across the world with its live, multi-media spectacles. Lotus is touring the country supporting material...

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Rem Koolhaas: A Kind of Architect and Koolhaas Houselife

Nov. 10 Rem Koolhaas: A Kind of Architect and Koolhaas Houselife Film Streams’ Ruth Sokolof Theater, 1340 Mike Fahey St.  7 p.m.; $9, $4.50 members $7 senior/student  933.0259, filmstreams.org Omaha Creative Institute and daOMA collaborate with Film Streams to bring a special screening and discussion of influential architects Rem Koolhaas. From founding Volume Magazine to creating masterpieces such as the...

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Booked with Murphy

Today I’m sitting here with myself, author David Murphy, and I’ll be interviewing me about my new book, Zombies for Zombies: The Play and Werk Buk. Mr. Murphy, welcome. Thanks, but I think you can call me “Dave.” Fine then. Dave, tell me a little something about your latest book. I understand it’s a follow-up to your first effort, Zombies for Zombies: Advice and Etiquette for the Living Dead. Well,...

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Paranormal Puppet

There is a rich tradition of unlikely vampire slayers. Think valley girl Buffy — as in Buffy the Vampire Slayer — or lord and savior Jesus Christ — as in the horror/musical/comedy Jesus Christ Vampire Hunter. Writer Van Jensen, a native Nebraskan and 2004 UNL grad, and artist Dusty Higgins thought that Pinocchio — as in the puppet who wishes to be a real boy — seemed an obvious choice. The two wrote...

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Another Black Celebration

by April Christenson Paint your fingernails black and line your lips in onyx because it’s almost time for the return of the Something Wicked Goth Ball. The seventh annual goth ball will be Friday, Oct. 29, at Sokol Auditorium. The event (aptly titley this year as “Suck It!”) will feature music from And Collapse and Cloven Path as well as performances by DJs W.E.R.D., Emy and others. There will be...

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Style Savvy: Fashion Commentary

The fashion world has a timeline littered with failed trends. I don’t know how these trends start, but I do know they burst onto the scene in a manner best described as all-consuming. I’m still trying to forget, for example, the regrettable side ponytail and platform sneaker craze (think Baby Spice a la Spice World) that reared its ugly head when I was in middle school. These trends fizzle and become fashion...

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