<p>  Man/Miracle</p>Sep. 19: Man/Miracle, Ties

The Waiting Room Lounge, 6212 Maple St., 9 p.m., $8, http://www.waitingroomlounge.com

For NPR music aficionados, you may recognize indie quartet Man/Miracle from their "All Songs Considered" show and blog. Back in February, the band was featured on the music blog and the group's praises were sung in the form of quotes like, "My advice when you listen? Turn it up real loud." Critics were describing the song "Up"...

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Modern Arts Midtown Grand Opening Celebration

September 16
Modern Arts Midtown Grand Opening Celebration
Modern Arts Midtown, 3615 Dodge St.
6-10p.m., FREE
modernartsmidtown.com, 402.502.8737

Larry and Judy Roots celebrate the opening of their second contemporary art gallery, Modern Arts Midtown, an expansion “both physically and conceptually” of their original Modern Arts Midwest in Lincoln.  In the eight years the couple have conducted over 100...

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September 18: MC Chris

MC Chris is quite possibly the tiniest emcee to ever live (aside from The Geto Boys’ Bushwick Bill who is actually a “little person”). It suits the diminutive rapper’s schtick. His lyrics are littered with humor and cover everything from Star Wars characters to G.I. Joe. With his knack for comedic delivery, MC Chris earned a loyal following in “nerdcore” hip-hop circles and as a regular writer/voice actor for The...

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September 16 Stone Temple Pilots

Considering what lead singer Scott Weiland has been through over the years, it’s a feat in itself that Stone Temple Pilots still exists.  The San Diego natives earned prominence in the 90s with their harder take on “alternative rock.” While criticized for biting the “grunge” sound, they were among the most successful rock bands of all time, selling over 40 million records worldwide. Weiland became the sole focus...

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FASH FLOOD

Local Designer Spotlight: SnapSac


Let’s face it, many reusable bags aren’t stylish. In fact, most are fairly hideous. The trunk of my car is filled with royal blue, grocery store-branded bags that could never be used for any purpose other than transporting groceries. 


Enter local designer Lisa Vitale, the face behind Brand Hero Creative and Lisa Foster, Owner of reusable bag company 1 Bag at a Time.  “In...

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Bemis 13th Annual Art Auction Opening Reception

September 16
Bemis 13th Annual Art Auction Opening Reception
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, 724 S. 12th St.
Reception 6-9p.m., FREE
Bemiscenter.org, 402.341.7130

Over 250 artists worldwide are participating in Bemis’ cyclical fundraising event which directly benefits all Bemis programs and projects.  Since 1981 the Bemis Center has supported over 600 artists. This year the artists-in-residence nonprofit...

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September 8; Pepper

When lead singer Brad Nowell of Sublime passed away in 1996, he probably hadn't had the chance to appreciate the impact he had on so many people. The band Pepper clearly took Sublime’s influence and ran with it. The two are often compared because of their shared musical style involving reggae, dub and rock. Pepper formed in Hawaii around 1996 when guitarist/vocalist Kaleo Wassman met bassist Bollinger in middle...

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