Picks: Night Moves

December 5

Night Moves w/ Adult Films and the Renfields

The Slowdown, 729 North 14th St.
9 p.m., $7, slowburnomaha.com

Night Moves basically hit the ground running. The Minnneapolis indie act honed their act before they started playing shows. They quickly earned notice from Minneapolis weekly City Pages, which named them the city's best new band earlier this year. Long-running indie label Domino Records...

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Will Kong Climb Capital Tower?

While we’re waiting for the Witching Hour this weekend and Doug Marr’s latest original play next weekend, keep your eye on the Sower, that seed-spreading statue atop the Nebraska State Capital Building at Friday noon.

I’m hoping something magical happens at the lunch hour performance of King Kong: the Puppet Show in Room 1126. Suppose Kong breaks loose from the puppeteer’s strings, grabs Amelia Barrett,...

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Pick: Late ‘til 8 - Art Ecology: Navigating the Contemporary Curatorial Terrain

Nov. 29
Late 'til 8 - Art Ecology: Navigating the Contemporary Curatorial Terrain
Joslyn Art Museum, 2200 Dodge St.
Program begins at 7 pm; Cash bar opens at 5 pm
Free with regular Museum admission; $5 per person on Thursdays, 4-8 pm
http://www.joslyn.org/ 402.342.3300


Bill Arning, Director of the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, will join Karin Campbell, Joslyn’s Phil Willson Curator of Contemporary...

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Hair Fall

Shannon Stickman is seeing some new styles this fall that call on some older looks while pushing forward with new ones.

Stickman, co-owner of Seven Salon (located near 120th and maple) says key this fall is a “nautural look.” “I’m seeing a lot of work with natural highlights,” Stickman says. “There is more variation between the scalp and ends of the hair ... you see a lot of ruby and punch-looking colors.”

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Music Plays On, Comics Cavort

“If music be the food of love, play on. Give me an excess of it.” So begins Twelfth Night at the Joslyn Castle.

But the Brigit St. Brigit company’s only excess comes in sound of laughter bouncing off the handsome satinwood walls of the Castle’s elegant music room. The romantic comedy has been called Will Shakespeare’s most musical play and this cast can claim it as the funniest.

It not only opens with that...

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Pick: “Modern Makers / Handmade Omaha”

Nov. 24
“Modern Makers / Handmade Omaha”
Bancroft Street Market, 2702 So. 10th St.
12-6 p.m., $3 cover
http://www.facebook.com/handmadeomaha
http://www.misscake.com

Handmade Omaha is showcasing their first annual Modern Makers Holiday Indie Art and Craft Sale. Jil Bunnimit aka Miss Cake has brought together a growing collective of Omaha artisans interested in all things handmade. The Handmade Holiday Art...

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Pick: Criteria

November 24
Criteria w/ Landing on the Moon and Ideal Cleaners
The Waiting Room Lounge, 6212 Maple St.
9 p.m., $8, onepercentproductions.com

Steve Pedersen is cutting loose from the confines of lawyer-dom to rock out with his sizzling indie rock band Criteria, in what has started to become a post-Thanksgiving tradition. The Pedersen-fronted band last released an album in 1995. After unveiling When We Break on...

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