Pick: Twinsmith

July 12
Twinsmith w/ Gordon, Noah's Ark Was a Spaceship
O'Leaver's Pub, 1322 South Saddle Creek Road
9:30 p.m., $5, facebook.com/oleavers

Twinsmith are now fully emerging from their evolutionary phase, having risen from the ashes of Jordan Smith and Matt Regner's previous band Betsy Wells. Joined by Bill Sharp and drummer Oliver Morgan (Landing on the Moon, Little Brazil), Twinsmith play a taut, energetic...

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Pick: Snake Island

July 13
Snake Island w/ Plack Blague, Universe Contest, Eric In Outerspace
The Waiting Room Lounge, 6212 Maple St.
9 p.m., $7, onepercentproductions.com

Snake Island is unveiling their first official full-length album Evil Music, a vinyl-only release, before heading west for a three-week tour. The band recorded the album at Make Believe Studios with producer Rick Carson. Make Believe Records is co-releasing...

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Playhouse Awards Honor Exceptional Volunteers

One of the highlights every year at The Omaha Playhouse is the end of season Awards Night. It represents what lies at the heart of the Playhouse; people coming together and volunteering their time to create outstanding shows for audiences across the city. Everyone who has volunteered his or her time comes together to celebrate the year that was. This past season provided theatregoers with some truly memorable...

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Pick_Impressions: Selections from Stewart & Stewart

July 12

Impressions: Selections from Stewart & Stewart

Gallery 72, 1806 Vinton St.

Opening night: 5-9 p.m.

Gallery72.com or ingo@gallery.com

 

It’s not unusual to confuse fine art prints with the marketing massaged product known as “limited edition prints” which are normally commercially reproduced prints or posters that are signed. This particular show at the highly respected Gallery 72 in the middle...

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Johnny and the Giants on TCM

Johnny Carson wasn't called the King of Late Night for nothing.

In the days when television ruled American mass media culture the Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson averaged 15 million nightly viewers. That's three or four times the audience today's late night TV talk shows command.

At the peak of his fame the Nebraska native (1925-2005) who never forgot his home was a bigger presence than the most famous of...

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Pick: As She Sees It

July 5

Modern Arts Midtown

3615 Dodge Street

Exhibit opening 6-8 p.m.

Modernartsmidtown.com

The 15 plus women artists featured in this July exhibit at MAM have nothing to prove. As She Sees It is not a feminist tract nor does it represent a singular voice or aesthetic on behalf of any socio-political issue. And it’s not meant as another exhibition of a so-called “woman’s touch.” This exhibit simply and...

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Game On

Omaha will experience a brand new type of concert from the unique vein of Video Games Live Saturday, June 29. Tommy Tallarico, composer and brains behind the project, will lead a symphonic journey conveying the themes behind classic video games. It has the complexity of classical music but the raw shockwaves of a full-blown rock concert.
VGL has received praise from national names such as USA Today. The concert...

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