Pick: The Beat Seekers Record Release Show

August 2nd
The Beat Seekers Record Release Show w/ The Architects
The Waiting Room Lounge, 6212 Maple St.
8 p.m., $7 at the door, onepercentproductions.com

The Beat Seekers is the latest hook-filled rock project of local punk-rock lifer Keith Fertwagner. The band will unveil their new full-length album Loud and F**king Clear at this show, which the group raised more than $3700 on Kickstarter to produce and...

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BLUEBARN’s 25th Season goes ‘Over the Edge’

The list of great shows in Omaha to see this year just got longer.

The BLUEBARN Theatre made their season announcement last week highlighting their 25th anniversary with a lineup of shows surrounding the theme “Over the Edge”.  The lineup will feature three regional premieres and a remount of a fan favorite holiday show from 2010.

First up will be Yasmina Reza’s comedy God of Carnage opening in late September....

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Pamela Jo Berry brings art fest to North Omaha

Pamela Jo Berry saw a need for more art offerings in the section of northeast Omaha where she resides and decided to do something about it.

With the help of friends and venues the photographer and mixed media artist created North Omaha Summer Arts (NOSA) in 2011 to serve the area north of Ames Ave. along the 30th Street corridor, The free public festival is a homespun hodgepodge of writing and quilting classes,...

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Theater gypsy returns with new show

Theater gypsy Gordon Cantiello is back in town again.

The stage veteran and former full-time Omaha resident teaches speech and theater at a private school in San Diego, Calif. When he lived here he put on dozens of plays from the early 1970s through the mid-'80s but made his biggest splash in 1992 when he produced and directed Beehive, an all-female rock 'n' roll musical revue that played 10 months at the Howard...

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One Flapper’s Flamboyant Fest

“There are only the pursued, the pursuing, the busy, and the tired.”

-F Scott Fitzgerald

 

That iconic sentence from The Great Gatsby sums up what Jill Anderson is to the Joslyn Literary Festival. When living as an actor in Omaha, you have two choices: work for free while supporting yourself with some other job or make your own productions in the hope of creating something beautiful while maintaining some...

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Pick: Jamie Burmeister and Company

August 2

Jamie Burmeister and Company

Modern Arts Midtown, 3615 Dodge St

Opening Reception: 6-8 p.m.

Modern Arts Midtown, http://www.modernartsmidtown.com/

      Modern Arts Midtown will close out the summer season with Jamie Burmeister and Company. Expect to see works that are figurative, introspective, psychological and a bit mysterious. The art will leave you with a lot to ponder. The show and its...

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Pick: Landscapes from the Age of Impressionism and Renoir to Chagall: Paris and the Allure of Color

Until September 1 Joslyn will display 38 impressionistic paintings to the public. The paintings range in dates from the 1850’s to the 1920’s, highlighting classic talents like Claude Monet and Gustave Courbet.  See how Monet’s work is so meticulous. It becomes obvious how he would sit in front of subjects for days and weeks altering the lights. The exhibit was organized by the Brooklyn Museum. See the early side...

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