E-books and the future of publishing

The publishing industry has undergone a major shift in the past few years, and is still reeling from the double whammy of a lousy economy coupled with the introduction and growing adoption of e-readers. The way we consume information is changing. And it’s these e-readers — Kindle, Nook and the iPad to name three — that will continue to morph and shape the way we interact with books. Though the printed,...

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Yesterday and Today

Through Dec. 31 Yesterday and Today Omaha Community Playhouse, 6915 Cass St. Thurs. 7:30 p.m., $38; Fri. 7 p.m., $50 and 10 p.m., $75 553.0800, omahaplayhouse.org Tribute shows are de rigueur for certain performers so ingrained in the collective consciousness that fans crave vicarious incarnations of them. Any Beatles tribute is hot stuff right now given the confluence of Fab Four phantasmagoria in 2010. First,...

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Noon Year’s Eve

Dec. 31 Noon Year’s Eve Henry Doorly Zoo, 3701 S. 10th St. 10 a.m.-1 p.m., FREE w/ membership and for ages 2 and under/$7.75 ages 3-11/$11.50 ages 12 and over/seniors $10, omahazoo.com For those with children, the days of going out on New Year’s Eve may have long since passed. Few places offer events for families of all ages to come together and celebrate the coming of the new year. With an early countdown and...

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Happy GOO Year

Dec. 31 Happy GOO Year Slowdown, 729 N. 14th St. 9 p.m.-2 a.m., 21+, $15 ADV/$20 DOS, theslowdown.com For those of you brave enough to have attended a GOO New Year’s party, you know it’s kind of like an episode of “Survivor.” Only those who can survive the lines and massive crowd are worthy to reap the benefits of a party so epic that I’m surprised it isn’t sold out as I write this. For those not...

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Secret Weapon New Year’s Bash

Dec. 31 Secret Weapon New Year’s Bash Waiting Room, 6212 Maple St. 9 p.m., $10, onepercentproductions.com The only thing better than New Year’s Eve is New Year’s Eve on a Friday night. Celebrate this double dose of bacchanalia with ’80s cover band Secret Weapon. Priding itself on performing rock concerts rather than background noise, Secret Weapon transports audiences to the dawn of the MTV Generation....

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Learning to Floyd w/ Disposable Heroes

Dec. 31 Learning to Floyd w/ Disposable Heroes Stir Live and Loud, Harrah’s Casino 9 p.m., FREE, 21+, harrahscouncilbluffs.com I love Pink Floyd, from the sweeping guitars to the trippy synths echoing under Roger Water’s operatic vocals, so I’m glad there is a free cover show featuring their material. But really, “Learning to Floyd” was the best name they could come up with? Bad monikers aside, these guys...

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All-Ska New Year’s Eve w/ Linoma Mashers and The Bishops

Dec. 31 All-Ska New Year’s Eve w/ Linoma Mashers and The Bishops Pauli’s, 4016 Leavenworth St. 9 p.m., $10 ADV/$13 DOS, 21+, 345.7959 From its chill roots in 1960s Jamaica to the punk edge of Sublime, ska has come a long way. Pauli’s presents A New Year’s Eve Rockin’ Reggae N Ska Party, featuring locals Linoma Mashers and The Bishops. The Linoma Mashers are a power calypso-ska sextet that defy its...

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