Pick: Gogol Bordello

August 16
Gogol Bordello
Slowdown, 729 North 14th St.
8 p.m., $25, onepercentproductions.com

Gypsy punk act Gogol Bordello are a guaranteed shot of adrenaline on stage, with a ragtag assortment of instruments and anchored by wild-eyed frontman Eugene Hütz. The Manhattan-based band released their latest album, Pura Vida Conspiracy, in July and now are back on the road to kick out the jams. The album adds new...

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Sirens Brings the Call of a New Theatrical Year

With TAG Awards putting last season to a close, the Omaha theatrical community starts work on what looks to be another outstanding year for local theatre. One of the first shows of that year opens this weekend with the Omaha Community Playhouse’s production of Sirens by Deborah Zoe Laufer.

Fans of the 21 & Over programming should find Laufer’s name a familiar one. Her play End Days, about a dysfunctional family...

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Pick: Ron Parks, Installation and Sculpture

August 16

Ron Parks, Installation and Sculpture

Opening Reception: Friday, August 16 from 5 to 7 p.m.

Fred Simon Gallery, 1004 Farnam St, Omaha, NE 68102
http://www.nebraskaartscouncil.org/news_resources/news/events/fred_simon_gallery_news.html


Pick: Ron Parks says he thinks in large scale, but his sculpture has began to consider small-scale work recently as well. Parks uses fabricated industrial...

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Mythical Siren Meets Social Media

With the monster production of Les Miserables looming ahead at the Omaha Community Playhouse, the play selection committee looked for a contrast to open the season in the smaller Howard Drew setting.

They found Sirens, described by director Amy Lane as “a light-hearted comedy about love and marriage.”  It not only contrasts with “the heavier themes” of the momentous musical, with its challenging technical...

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Pick: Iration

August 13
Iration w/ Through the Roots, Fortunate Youth and Micah Brown
The Waiting Room Lounge, 6212 Maple St.
8 p.m., $15, onepercentproductions.com

Iration have caught a growing wave of buzz among fans of the rock-reggae genre, specializing in the tropical sounds of the upbeat, positive sunshine reggae genre. The California band's members all originally hail from Hawaii. The band has quickly grabbed a...

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Pick: Ben Taylor

August 13
Ben Taylor
The Slowdown, 729 North 14th St.
8 p.m., $13 in advance/$15 day-of-show, onepercentproductions.com

Ben Taylor's way with a low-key, tuneful and whipsmart acoustic pop song may just be encoded in the singer and songwriter's DNA. Taylor is the son of James Taylor and Carly Simon, but its a fact that he's more or less let's pass without mentioning. Taylor has quietly released four albums of...

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Play Me, I’m Yours:

“’The Play Me, I’m Yours’ Street Piano Project is an international, interactive public art project that is meant to empower and inspire members of the community through the arts,” explained Susan Thomas, Executive Director for Omaha Creative Institute.

The project started in the United Kingdom in 2008. Artist Luke Jerram was the first person to do it. Since its inception, Thomas said the public art project has...

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