July 17: Stone Temple Pilots

July 17
Stone Temple Pilots
Stir Concert Cove, Harrah’s, Council Bluffs
8 p.m. $40. 21 & Over
The band famous for their rock sound with a grunge edge will perform hits including “Interstate Love Song,” “Wicked Garden” and “Lady Picture Show.” The band has emerged from a four-year cocoon and is ready to rock the audience. -Amanda Schulte-Smith

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July 16: Bookfair Benefit for Joslyn Art Museum

July 16
Bookfair Benefit for Joslyn Art Museum
Barnes and Noble-Oakview, 3333 Oakview Drive
joslyn.org, 402.342.3300

Activities including art and story time for kids, readings by notable authors and a visit from Joslyn Executive Director Jack Becker make the Bookfair Benefit for Joslyn Art Museum a day of fun.  A portion of the proceeds from purchases made from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. in-store and...

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July 16: Listener in Concert

July 16
Listener in Concert
Bemis Underground, 724 S. 12th St.
Doors open at 7p.m.; show at 8p.m., $7/$5 members
Bemiscenter.org, 402.341.7130

Listener vocalist Dan Smith describes the independent band’s style as “Talk Music … basically poetry and rock ‘n’ roll, or whatever music we want to make into poetry.”  Based in Atlanta, along with guitarist/drummer Christin Nelson, based in Las Vegas, Listener has...

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July 15-17: The O FEST

July 15-17
Shoppes of Legacy, 168th & W. Center Rds.
FREE. 402.346.8003
The Omaha community can look forward to food, fun and music as the third annual “O FEST” is taking place this weekend. The community celebration features foods from many of Omaha’s top restaurants, local music and a variety of activities for all ages. In conjunction with the “O FEST,” the Shoppes of Legacy will have sales and...

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July 15: Opening Reception: Kjell Peterson:  From the Redwood Forests

July 15
Opening Reception: Kjell Peterson:  From the Redwood Forests
Bemis Underground, 724 S. 12th St.
6-9p.m., FREE
bemiscenter.org, 402.341.7130

“From the redwood forest, to the gulf stream waters, this land was made for you and me…” Lyrics by Woodie Guthrie preceded Omaha artist Kjell Erik Peterson’s exhibit opening this weekend at Bemis Underground.  The San Francisco-bred artist similarly examines...

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This weekend, Omahans looking to beat the heat can attend two indoor fashion shows taking place at Nomad Lounge in the Old Market.

A Vanity Affair fashion show will take place Friday, July 15th.  It will benefit the Micah House, an emergency homeless shelter in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Designers such as Dan Richters, Illa Ridder and Jon Portrey will showcase their original designs. There will be live dance, music...

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Booked: Author Signings and Free Books for Kids

Check out some free poetry and music this Thursday at Tunes in Independence Square in downtown Ralston (77th and Main St. in the gazebo to be exact). Music is provided by Joey Gulizia & The G Notes; the poetry comes from Greg Kosmicki. The event runs from 6:30-8:30 p.m. and the first 200 attendees can snag some free food.

Though it’s not about Dorothy or the Wizard of Oz, author Tracy Seeley will be at the...

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