Sheldon: The Naked Museum Party

June 1, 2013
Sheldon: The Naked Museum Party
Saturday, June 1, 7:00 - 11:00 p.m.

Sheldon Art Museum
12th & R Street, Lincoln, Nebraska
Museum Hours: Tues 10 am - 8 pm, Wed – Sat 10 am – 5 pm, Sun 12 pm -5 pm
402.472-2461, http://www.sheldonartmuseum.org/
The Sheldon Art Association is happy to be celebrating their 125th anniversary along with the 50th anniversary of Philip Johnson’s elegantly designed...

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Diaz opens up about Oz.

When it comes to the casting of The Wizard of Oz at the Omaha Playhouse, no one can doubt the natural fit of Noah Diaz as the Scarecrow.  The lanky, deep-voiced, goofy, and talented Diaz took time to talk about the process of bringing the Wizard of Oz to life under the direction of Susie Baer Collins.

On what set this show apart from other interpretations of the classic Oz story:

There's the obvious answer:...

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Pick: Indians

May 30
Indians w/ See Through Dresses
The Waiting Room Lounge, 6212 Maple St.
9 p.m., $10, onepercentproductions.com

Indians is the project of Denmark's Søren Løkke Juul, who has logged time in indie act Other Lives. After several years in that band, Juul decided to take on the challenge of writing and recording his own material. The results paved the way to Indians getting signed to 4AD Records and Juul...

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Pick: Bloc Party

May 28th
Bloc Party w/ Bear Mountain
The Slowdown, 729 North 14th St.
9 p.m., $25, onepercentproductions.com

Bloc Party have survived the crushing wave of British music press hype that has killed previous English buzz acts and released their fourth album, simply titled Four, in 2012. It's been a quick eight years since the band's first album, Silent Alarm, but Bloc Party have already seemingly lived the...

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Pick: Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings

May 27th
Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings w/ Vintage Trouble, Satchel Grande, Mojo Bag
River's Edge Park, Council Bluffs
4 p.m., FREE, playingwithfireomaha.net

Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings have brought a modern feel to the warm analog sounds of classic soul and funk, providing their own imprint on the golden era of Motown and Stax Records. The group is preparing to release their fourth album, Give the People...

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Carol Summers: 61 Year Retrospective

May 24, 2013
Carol Summers: 61 Year Retrospective
Opening Reception: Friday, May 24 | 5:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Gallery Talk: Saturday, May 25 | 2:00 p.m.
Gallery 72
1806 Vinton Street
Hours: Wed – Sat 10 am - 6 pm
402.496-4797, http://gallery72.com/
If you love bright color and evocative imagery don’t miss Carol Summers: 61 Year Retrospective, opening Friday, May 24 at Gallery 72. The California based printmaker...

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From Super Heros to Zombies

Molly Welsh has worn many different hats at the Great Plains Theatre Conference. She’s been a house manager, an actor, a location manager, a sound designer and a participating playwright. This year, she dons the playwriting cap once again as one of only two Nebraska playwrights chosen for the GPTC PlayLab readings (and the only playwright from Omaha). This is Welsh’s second play selected for Great Plains (her...

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