Oak Ridge Boys with the Omaha Symphony

May 20 Oak Ridge Boys with the Omaha Symphony Holland Performing Arts Center, 1200 Douglas St. 8 p.m., $35-$100, 402.342.3560, omahasymphony.org You do a little research for a blurb on the Oak Ridge Boys, and you find out the group was formed clear back in 1947. At first you say, “Holy shit! I figured those guys were old, but damn!” Then you realize that no, the Oak Ridge Boys are actually just as much of a...

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Beer Fest

PICK OF THE WEEK May 19-21 Beer Fest Lewis and Clark Landing, 515 N. Riverfront Dr. Thurs. 7 p.m. (The Matt), Fri. 4 p.m.-8 p.m., Sat. 2 p.m.-6 p.m. Combo Ticket $60, omahabeerfest.com Summertime is many things for many people but, here in the heartland of America, a longtime staple of our summer festivities is the beer garden. Beer is our freedom. If you're looking to bring yourself back up to speed on the latest...

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Spring Bling:  A Jewelry Trunk Show

May 19 Spring Bling: A Jewelry Trunk Show LUX Center for the Arts, 2601 N. 48th St., Lincoln 6-8 p.m., one night only, FREE luxcenter.org, 402.466.8692 “Spring Bling” offers hand-made ornaments to display on your newly bare summer skin. Ten regional jewelry artists will be present for consultation, demonstration and conversation; from Lynn Bowes’ simply elegant sterling silver and earthy enamel pieces to the...

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Trey McIntyre Project

May 20 Trey McIntyre Project Holland Center, 13th and Douglas 8 p.m., tickets start at $19, 402.345.0606 or ticketomaha.com Omaha Performing Arts welcomes a new kind of contemporary ballet show to its stage Friday, as the Trey McIntyre Project perform as part of Omaha’s Performing Arts’ Dance Series. Trey McIntyre Project promises a fresh and vibrant show, using ballet to create dances that convey the emotion...

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Omaha Storm Chasers homestand versus Las Vegas 51s

May 19-22 Omaha Storm Chasers homestand versus Las Vegas 51s Werner Park, near Hwy 370 and 126th Street, just outside Papillion Game times vary; ticket prices from $6 to $16.50 402.735.5100 Ah, the modern minor league baseball experience has finally caught up with Omaha. Sure, the metro's hosted clubs for generations, but not until the Royals, er, the Storm Chasers, switched to Werner Park this season had there...

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Take Action Tour featuring Silverstein, Bayside, Polar Bear Club, The Swellers, Texas In July

May 20 Take Action Tour featuring Silverstein, Bayside, Polar Bear Club, The Swellers, Texas In July The Slowdown, 729 N. 14th St. 6:30 p.m., $17 Advance, $20 DOS, theslowdown.com, 402.345.7569   For 10 years, the Take Action Tour has been hauling bands across the nation for A Purpose. The Purpose that year is ever-changing — typically the recipient is a non-profit doing some fantastic advocacy work. And this...

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Live and Let Die: The Music of Paul McCartney

May 21 Live and Let Die: The Music of Paul McCartney Holland Center, 1200 Douglas St. 8 p.m., $25-$70, omahasymphony.org   I was recently privy to a marriage proposal that involved “Rock Band” and a version of Paul McCartney’s “Maybe I’m Amazed” that was pure magic. For this show, to paraphrase that tune, Omahans should prepare to be amazed at the way the Omaha Symphony helps Tony Kishman sing Paul...

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So Bad, It’s Good

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<p>  Chill Body's Jennifer Fulcher and Jessica Chizek (left)</p>Unwind. Uknot. Undo.

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