September 16 Stone Temple Pilots

Considering what lead singer Scott Weiland has been through over the years, it’s a feat in itself that Stone Temple Pilots still exists.  The San Diego natives earned prominence in the 90s with their harder take on “alternative rock.” While criticized for biting the “grunge” sound, they were among the most successful rock bands of all time, selling over 40 million records worldwide. Weiland became the sole focus...

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Local Designer Spotlight: SnapSac


Let’s face it, many reusable bags aren’t stylish. In fact, most are fairly hideous. The trunk of my car is filled with royal blue, grocery store-branded bags that could never be used for any purpose other than transporting groceries. 


Enter local designer Lisa Vitale, the face behind Brand Hero Creative and Lisa Foster, Owner of reusable bag company 1 Bag at a Time.  “In...

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Bemis 13th Annual Art Auction Opening Reception

September 16
Bemis 13th Annual Art Auction Opening Reception
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, 724 S. 12th St.
Reception 6-9p.m., FREE
Bemiscenter.org, 402.341.7130

Over 250 artists worldwide are participating in Bemis’ cyclical fundraising event which directly benefits all Bemis programs and projects.  Since 1981 the Bemis Center has supported over 600 artists. This year the artists-in-residence nonprofit...

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September 8; Pepper

When lead singer Brad Nowell of Sublime passed away in 1996, he probably hadn't had the chance to appreciate the impact he had on so many people. The band Pepper clearly took Sublime’s influence and ran with it. The two are often compared because of their shared musical style involving reggae, dub and rock. Pepper formed in Hawaii around 1996 when guitarist/vocalist Kaleo Wassman met bassist Bollinger in middle...

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September 10; Rev. Peyton’s Big Damn Band

When you think of Vans Warped Tour, bands such as Bad Religion or NOFX probably come to mind - not a band that specializes in playing the washboard, five-gallon bucket or bottleneck slide. Meet Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band, a little bit of an anomaly in itself. The Southern Indiana-based trio produce soulful, country blues with topics ranging from the disappearance of the American family farm to crystal meth...

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A Fashionable Reminder: Fashion's Night Out takes place September 8th and it is not to be missed. Boutiques worldwide are keeping their doors open late and providing one night only deals for their customers such as trunk shows, cocktails, in-store live music and more. Be sure to check out the event Fashion's Night Out Omaha on Facebook to see if your favorite boutique is participating to support local fashion...

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Booked: Encyclopedia Show, Kooser Tribute and Book Signings

Each month, the minds behind The House of Loom hold an Encyclopedia Show. They pick a topic and invite ten artists, performers and assorted creatives to come up with an original piece related to that theme. This month’s Encyclopedia show will happen Wednesday the 7th at 7 p.m. The house band includes All Young Girls Are Machine Guns and a super special surprise guest. All ages are welcome and it’ll cost you $5 to...

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