With Malice Toward None: Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Exhibition

Jan. 15-March 30 With Malice Toward None: Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Exhibition Durham Museum, 801 S. 10th St. $7, $6 seniors, $5 children 3-12 444.5071, durhammuseum.org The Transcontinental Railroad won the support of President Abraham Lincoln, whose executive order designated Council Bluffs as the eastern terminus. Yet amid much public wrangling and back room maneuvering Union Pacific chose Omaha over its...

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Feelin’ Groovy: The Music of Simon & Garfunkel

Jan. 15 Feelin’ Groovy: The Music of Simon & Garfunkel Holland Center, 1200 Douglas St. 8 p.m., $25-$70, 342.3560 omahasymphony.org The sounds of the ’60s will forever live on in America’s consciousness as a time when music was made for the sake of music and rock ‘n’ roll was still pure. This Sunday treat yourself to taste of those golden years, or relive your glory days when the Omaha Symphony brings...

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Fortnight EP Release Show w/ So So Sailors, Landing on the Moon and Down With the Ship

Jan. 15 Fortnight EP Release Show w/ So So Sailors, Landing on the Moon and Down With the Ship Slowdown, 729 N. 14th St 9 p.m., $7, theslowdown.com Fortnight has been bouncing around the stages of Omaha for a few years … but now they’re finally committed to record. Playing a heart-on-the-sleeves indie rock that calls to mind at once the last few years of Omaha and the young old soul of Paul Westerberg, the band...

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Bad Luck Charm’s Final Show w/ the Killigans and Cordial Spew

Jan. 15 Bad Luck Charm’s Final Show w/ the Killigans and Cordial Spew Waiting Room, 6212 Maple St. 9 p.m., $7, onepercentproductions.com It hasn’t been determined why it’s the band’s final show, but let’s hope this is just a brief hiatus for punk villains Bad Luck Charm. I’m not going to declare it an official departure yet since BLC is like the Jay-Z of the Omaha punk world — playing its possible...

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Shopping and F***ing

Jan. 14-23 Shopping and F***ing Lilyhorn/Martin Productions Bancroft Street Market, 2702 S. 10th St. Fri.-Sat. 7:30 p.m., Sun. 6 p.m., $5-$15 208.0150, bancroftstreetmarket.com Enough about the title identified in the daily as Shopping and (Expletive), except to wonder how many theatergoers are attracted if it was only about shopping. The Mark Ravenhill play deals with a gangster obsessed with The Lion King, a...

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Naturally 7

Jan. 14 Naturally 7 Holland Center, 1200 Douglas St. 8 p.m., $19-$50, 345.0606 omahaperformingarts.org The voice as instrument is a concept used by all vocalists. But the way Naturally 7 uses vocals to replicate actual instruments is astounding. The a capella crew of seven came together in 1999 when brothers Roger and Warren Thomas joined with five other master singers. Using the “vocal play” technique the...

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Scream the Truth at the World:  Emanuel Ringelblum and the Hidden Archive of the Warsaw Ghetto

Through Feb. 25 Scream the Truth at the World: Emanuel Ringelblum and the Hidden Archive of the Warsaw Ghetto Jewish Community Center Art Gallery, 333 S. 132nd St. Gallery hours: Mon.-Thurs. 8 a.m.-9 p.m., Fri. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun. 11 a.m.-5 p.m., FREE, 335.6564, jccomaha.org “What we were unable to cry and scream out to the world we buried in the ground … I would love to see the moment in which the great...

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The Truth About Caril

It was the case that shattered innocence and struck fear into an entire nation, inspired artists like Terrence Malick ...


Murder he wrote

South Omaha native son David Krajicek’s crime writing has branded him Mr. Murder, so it’s only apt he looks the heavy ...


So Bad, It’s Good

Stop by the PS Collective at 6056 Maple Street this Thursday, August 4th at 7 p.m. for the Omaha Poetry Slam Team ...


What’s a Cthulhu?

*Fans of horror, monsters and strange illustrations take note: artist Michael Bukowski is illustrating every monster ...