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Nik Fackler’s new film explores a paradise lost

Filmmaker, musician and psychedelia aficionado Nik Fackler is a millennial seeker. It's no surprise then he followed his well-crafted made-in-Omaha feature debut Lovely, Still (2008) with documentaries exploring cultures half-a-world away.

One doc brought him to Nepal to capture the phenomenon of a boy buddha returned from remote self-exile back into civilization. That untitled film is as yet unfinished. The...

Art imitates life as themes in play cut closely for its stars

Art imitates life when siblings Camille Metoyer Moten and Lanette Metoyer Moore evoke the Delany sisters in the African-American oral-history show Having Our Say at the Omaha Community Playhouse.

Just as the play's real-life Sadie and Bessie Delany followed their family's barrier-breaking path the Metoyers hail from high achievers and activists. The black branch of the Delanys' mixed race Southern lineage...

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THE GROCER’S GOBLIN & THE LITTLE MERMAID

FRIDAY 31
Jan. 31-Feb 16
THE GROCER’S GOBLIN & THE LITTLE MERMAID
The Rose Theater
2001 Farnam St.
Fri: 7 p.m. Sat: 2 & 5 p.m. Sun: 2 p.m.
Tickets: $14-$18
http://www.rosetheater.org

Across the centuries and across continents creatures of cloth and wood and string have become  magically alive. Puppetry thrives.  It blossoms at The Rose. World-premiering is playwright Brian Guehring’s s pairing of new...

Sister Sister

A friend stops by the table where Camille Metoyer Moten sits with her sister, Lanette Metoyer Moore, and compliments Camille’s deep purple fingernails.

“Those nails have to come off,” Camille says, days before their two-woman play, Having Our Say, opened Jan. 17 at the Omaha Community Playhouse.  “Bessie can’t have glamour nails.”

Lanette plays Sadie and Camille is Bessie, two black sisters who lived more than...

News You Can Use: January, 2014

The Good

Mary Jane Juggernaut Keeps on Rollin’: On January 1, Colorado became the first place anywhere in the world to allow legal marijuana sales to anybody over 21 for any purpose. This thing is happening and it’s bigger than anyone imagined. Nebraska’s neighboring state has taken a giant leap. Actually, possession and use of marijuana by anyone over 21 was legal in Colorado as far back as December 10, 2012....

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