Sept. 22: Jimmy Thackery & The Drivers

The 21st Saloon, 96th & L St.
5:30 p.m., $10
omahablues.com, 402-339-7170

Jimmy Thackery is a respected blues-rock guitarist known for his exciting playing. Other guitar players see him as among the best. Thackery performed with Muddy Waters, giving him a connection to the roots of the music and the opportunity to learn from a master. As one of the founders of Washington, D.C., area band The Nighthawks in...

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A New Look at Old Favorites

Before Joslyn Art Museum Chief Curator Toby Jurovics started there, he knew he wanted to rearrange art in the galleries before the end of summer. The project reflected a conversation with Director Jack Becker.

How did Jurovics address the challenge of reinterpreting what is already seen as a good collection? 

Jurovics reintroduced a consistent narrative with the artwork.  “The way the Museum was previously...

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September 22: Pecha Kucha Night Omaha #12

September 22
Pecha Kucha Night Omaha #12
Blue Sushi Lounge, 416 S. 12th St.
8-10:30p.m. FREE
designallianceomaha.org

Design Alliance Omaha, Inc. debuts their fifth season of Pecha Kucha Omaha with ten creative individuals discussing design and their work.  Included in the line-up are Artifact Bag Co. designer and Saddle Creek Records artist Chris Hughes, photographer and Workspace curator Dana Fritz, artist...

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September 26: Resonant Tide

September 26
Resonant Tide
Creighton University Lied Art Gallery, 24th and Cass St.
Reception September 26, 5-7p.m. thru November 4, FREE
Creighton.edu, 402.280.2509

Five Creighton University Visual Arts faculty exhibit alongside one of their former students (one of which is also a current CU art professor). The exhibit highlights the artists' achievements and the importance of the arts in Jesuit higher...

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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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