Of Montreal w/ Painted Palms

May 6 Of Montreal w/ Painted Palms The Slowdown, 729 N. 14th St. 9 p.m., $25, onepercentproductions.com It’s hard to believe that Of Montreal is already on its 12th studio release. After 14 years together, an album per year (almost) is pretty impressive. It appears the Atlanta, Ga., natives are reveling in quite the career. Frontman Kevin Barnes and the seven other members of the collective specialize in...

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First Friday featuring Joi Joison

May 6 First Friday featuring Joi Joison The Benson Grind, 6107 Maple St. Free, 7 p.m., 402.932.4040, bensongrind.com   Local fashion designer Joi Joison is taking her work to a new setting — the gallery wall. For the month of May, Joison will be the featured artist at coffee house and gallery space The Benson Grind. Her works, described as "nylon art," have been featured in the Omaha Fashion Week shows, as well...

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Eddie Griffin

May 6-7 Eddie Griffin Funny Bone, 17305 Davenport St., Suite 201 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. each night, $30, 21+, funnyboneomaha.com The one and only Undercover Brother, Eddie Griffin, will make a two-night visit to the Funny Bone this weekend. The quick-witted Kansas City native is touring in support of his new special, “You Can Tell ‘Em I Said It.” As versatile as he is funny, Griffin has conquered both stage and...

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Free Comic Book Day

May 7 Free Comic Book Day Krypton Comics, 2819 S. 125th Ave. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Free, freecomicbookday.com Let your inner little dude or dudette — the one that read comics and played with toys all day and all night — come out and play once again Saturday for Free Comic Book Day at Krypton Comics. Special guests include Helen Slater, who portrayed “Supergirl” in the 1984 movie, and Cynthia Martin, an Omaha...

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Meet Miss America!

May 7 Meet Miss America! Strategic Air and Space Museum,  28210 West Park Hwy, Ashland, Neb. 402.944.3100, $12 Adults; $6 Children; Members Free; Military & Senior Discounts, sasmuseum.com Gering, Nebraska’s Teresa Scanlan, holder of the 2011 Miss America Crown and the youngest winner in 74 years, can be found at the Strategic Air and Space Museum this Saturday for a public meet and greet. Scanlan has been an...

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Autopilot Art Gallery Show

May 7 Autopilot Art Gallery Show Hot Shops Art Center, 1301 Nicholas St. 7 p.m., $5, autopilot-art.com Those familiar with Alexia Thiele and her Autopilot Art clothing line know it is synonymous with quirky, whimsical and beautiful. It has been some time since we last saw a runway show for Autopilot Art, but the wait ends Saturday at Hot Shops Art Center. Thiele has been designing clothes for several years, and her...

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Spaghetti and Fish Fry Dinner

May 7 Spaghetti and Fish Fry Dinner Church of the Resurrection, 3004 Belvedere Blvd. Noon-6 p.m., $10 402.455.7015, COR-episcopal.org If you're a fish-fry fan, soul food connoisseur or urban adventurer, there's a feast with your name on it at a blended North O church. Deep fried whole catfish served alongside spaghetti topped by red meat sauce may sound strange to the uninitiated, but it's plain heaven to the...

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