<p>Roving photograher Rob Walters documents unkown Metro in Driving Omaha at Sweatshop Gallery</p> Drive by Shooting

I spent my first three years here waking to school and work and to parties. I made the decision to get a bike and quickly switched back to the ped lifestyle because Omaha is, as we all know, hillier than The Sound of Music and hard to pedal. Sadly, this truth leaves one reasonable choice to get around our beloved metro, which is over 30 miles across: drive the hell out of it.

Without a bus, overpriced cab or your...

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BLUE MAN GROUP

FRIDAY, 24 

Oct 24-26

Blue Man Group

Orpheum Theater

409 S. 16th St.

Fri: 8 p.m. Sat: 2 & 8 p.m. Sun: 1:30.

Tickets: $35- $85

www.omahaperformingarts.org

Blue. Blue. Blue. Man oh man oh man. Grab the Group as it hustles, bustles, rambles, scrambles by. You’ve heard of it. Them. Nah, it  (= collective noun.) Not people, exactly. They don’t look like you. They don’t talk like you. Actually they don’t talk at...

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EPITHETICALLY VOLATILE

It’s been nearly 40 years since David Mamet pounced onto the stage with his salty verbosity in American Buffalo. Since then he’s acquired a major rep for showing tough guys in screwy schemes, wheeling and dealing like all get out. 

The production at Blue Barn, superbly directed by Susan Clement-Toberer encapsulates that essence, with a rock solid cast socking it to us definitively, simmering with personality and...

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A CHILD’S GARDEN OF INNOCENCE

The playing space is dominated by a massive fence. It surrounds the only territory for Mickey and Sage, currently revealed at Shelterbelt Theatre. There is another interior territory, however, covering more than what is immediately visible and audible. Two children, contained and restricted within that wall, remain sweet, charming and amusing while other parts of their lives beyond their physical boundaries harbor...

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Director Ben Beck Talks ‘Mickey & Sage’

Currently running through November 2nd at the Shelterbelt Theatre, Mickey & Sage by Sara Farrington deals with the interaction of two children (played by adults Greg Harries and Kaitlin Maher) on their daily afternoon playdate. As each of their parents ‘hangout’ with each other, the kids discuss life, death, the universe, and, most importantly, they spy on the neighbors.

The play made its way the Shelterbelt after...

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Pop Culture to Counterculture:

Friday, October 24th

Pop Culture to Counterculture: Warhol/Drag/Studio 54

Joslyn Art Musem, 2200 Dodge Street

8:00 p.m.; Free for members; $10 for the general public (21 and over)

www.joslyn.org

It’s time to get your groove on old school style while celebrating the Joslyn Art Museum’s newest exhibition In Living Color: Andy Warhol & Contemporary Printmaking from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and his...

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