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Pick: Lauren Mabry Exhibit Opening

July 18

Third Thursday Exhibition Openings and Gallery Talk: Lauren Mabry

Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, 724 South 12th Street

Opening night: 6-9 p.m.

Bemis Center, http://www.bemiscenter.org
 

 Lauren Mabry’s work seems pretty raw. She doesn’t hold back from using brilliant color to dissect right through her ceramic pieces, provoking the question of intended emotion, as seen in her work “Split...

News You Can Use: July, 2013

Another compilation of the news.

The Good

GMO Claims Debunked and Exposed — Two major claims and justifications by proponents of genetically engineered seeds and foods are: 1) GMOs lower the need to use chemical pesticides; and 2) GMO crops are needed to feed the world. There are many other spurious claims about GMOs but we hear those two all the time. Well, turns out both are falsehoods. (Who’d a thought?) A...

8 Days-DO NOT USE

Pick: Twinsmith

July 12
Twinsmith w/ Gordon, Noah's Ark Was a Spaceship
O'Leaver's Pub, 1322 South Saddle Creek Road
9:30 p.m., $5, facebook.com/oleavers

Twinsmith are now fully emerging from their evolutionary phase, having risen from the ashes of Jordan Smith and Matt Regner's previous band Betsy Wells. Joined by Bill Sharp and drummer Oliver Morgan (Landing on the Moon, Little Brazil), Twinsmith play a taut, energetic...

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Pick: Snake Island

July 13
Snake Island w/ Plack Blague, Universe Contest, Eric In Outerspace
The Waiting Room Lounge, 6212 Maple St.
9 p.m., $7, onepercentproductions.com

Snake Island is unveiling their first official full-length album Evil Music, a vinyl-only release, before heading west for a three-week tour. The band recorded the album at Make Believe Studios with producer Rick Carson. Make Believe Records is co-releasing...

Theater Cold Cream

Playhouse Awards Honor Exceptional Volunteers

One of the highlights every year at The Omaha Playhouse is the end of season Awards Night. It represents what lies at the heart of the Playhouse; people coming together and volunteering their time to create outstanding shows for audiences across the city. Everyone who has volunteered his or her time comes together to celebrate the year that was. This past season provided theatregoers with some truly memorable...

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