Summer Luvin’

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Now through September – Omaha Storm Chasers
Werner Park
12356 Ballpark Way, Papillion
Omaha’s only professional baseball team, the Omaha Storm Chasers play at Werner Park and have home stands throughout the summer. Each home game has a theme so whether you enjoy food, two for one specials, fireworks or adult beverages, any day of the week makes a Saltdogs game worth the trip.

Through July 14 –...

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Pick: Jacuzzi Boys

June 12
Jacuzzi Boys
The Waiting Room Lounge, 6212 Maple St.
9 p.m., $8, onepercentproductions.com

Jacuzzi Boys play a seemingly laidback, but truly whipsmart brand of garagey power pop that's equal parts slacker attitude and "Double Vision", the lead single from their upcoming self-titled album, is highlighted by Gabriel Alcala's easy-going vocals and a echo-effected guitar line that builds up a head of...

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Childers’ Talks ‘Normal’

            After a successful opening this past weekend of Next to Normal, SNAP Productions’ are looking to finish the theatre season strong. The 2010 Pulitzer Prize winner about a suburban family dealing with their mother’s troubling bipolar disorder is one of the more ambitious musicals in recent history. Echelle Childers, who plays the mother Diana, said that personal experience has helped her connect to the...

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Potash twins making waves in jazz

Identical twin brothers from Jewish suburbia, Ezra and Adeev Potash, are Omaha's unlikely gift to the jazz world. Their soul and funk-infused horn playing has everyone from Big Sam Williams to Wynton Marsalis singing their praises.

Ezra plays trombone, tuba and sousaphone. Adeev plays trumpet. The Westside High School grads recorded their 2012 debut album, "Twintuition," in Omaha as a New York City calling card....

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Pick: Renoir to Chagall: Paris and the Allure of Color

June 8

Renoir to Chagall: Paris and the Allure of Color

Members Opening Saturday, 6-8 pm

Joslyn Art Museum

www.joslyn.org

If the “City of Light” is not on your radar this summer either in place or in time, the Joslyn Art Museum offers the next best thing with its new exhibit, Renoir to Chagall: Paris and the Allure of Color. Featuring nearly 50, 19th century Impressionistic paintings, the exhibit is part...

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Pick: Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros

June 4th
Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros
Stir Cove, 1 Harrah's Boulevard in Council Bluffs
7:30 p.m., $27, stircove.com

Behind the seemingly-simple Americana folk pop played by Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros is a conceptual backstory of the fictional Edward Sharpe, a messianic figure dreamed up by bandleader Alex Ebert. In the band's backstory, Sharpe came to save mankind but got significantly...

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Pick: Baths

June 2
Baths w/ Houses and D33J
The Waiting Room Lounge, 6212 Maple St.
9 p.m., $10 in advance/$12 day-of-show, onepercentproductions.com

Will Wiesenfeld created the first Baths album, 2010's Cerulean, in his bedroom in a matter of weeks, though the short creation of the album belied its obviously detailed composition. Baths quickly garnered a host of chillwave and bedroom electronica comparisons, though his...

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