Pick: Grass So Tall, Sky So Black

Nov 30th-December 15th
Grass So Tall, Sky So Black: an original old time ghost story musical
Blue Barn Theatre
614 S. 11 St.
$10 at the door, 11pm Friday and Saturday Nights

Local musicians, dancers, and thespians bring you “a haunting story of ghosts and grass in a time that is not quite now, on a prairie that is not quite here.” From the haunting fragility of Brad Hoshaw’s voice to Colin Furgeson and Catie...

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Pick: Sam Cook Poetry Reading and Workshop

December  10
Sam Cook Poetry Reading and Workshop
Legend Comics and Coffee 5207 Leavenworth St., Omaha
4:30-8:00pm, Free
Legend Comics and Coffee will be hosting National Poetry Slam champion, Sam Cook, for a writing workshop and poetry reading. The workshop will run from 4:30 until 6:00pm, while the reading is scheduled for 7:00-8:00pm. The event is sponsored by the Nebraska Writers Collective through the...

entered on 12/04/12 at 06:21 PM | read more »

Pick: Ocular Coalescence

December 7
Opening reception for "Ocular Coalescence"
The Kent Bellows Studio & Center for Visual Arts, 3303 Leavenworth St.
The Kent Bellows Studio & Center for Visual Arts will be hosting the opening reception of “Ocular Coalescence”, an exhibit that showcases the visually diverse work of the studio's young artists, including paintings, sculpture, video, ceramics, and more. The art compilation was...

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Witch Way North? Try Circle Theatre

There’s more than three Reasons and three McGuigans to see two openings this weekend. The Reasons all appear in the latest work of Omaha’s most prolific playwright, Doug Marr, whose Circle Theatre presents Witch Way to the North Pole.

Krista Reason plays Driselda, the main witch, and daughter Katya plays the young witch who wants to find Santa Claus. In this case, that’s “Corporate Santa” played by David...

entered on 12/03/12 at 05:02 PM | read more »

Pick: Zappa Plays Zappa

Dec. 9

Zappa Plays Zappa

Whiskey Roadhouse at Horseshoe Casino Council Bluffs, 2701 23rd Avenue
8:30 p.m., $25
(712) 323-2500 http://www.ticketmaster.com, Whiskey Roadhouse kiosk

Making his daddy proud, Dweezil Zappa takes to the stage to perform the music of his late father, Frank Zappa.  It’s been 19 years since the elder Zappa passed on, and the amount of music he left behind was staggering. Always...

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<p>  <a href=Pick: Moody Blues

Dec. 10

Moody Blues

Orpheum Theater, Slosburg Hall, 409 South 16th Street

7:30 p.m. Tickets $49
(402) 345-0606, http://www.ticketomaha.com

Back in the days when The Moody Blues were regularly on the album charts, they were one of the bands our parents would say they liked. The reasons?  Great melodies and harmonies that frequently rocked. There are many reasons they are still touring and their music...

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Pick: Streets of NYC / Jane Pronko, The New York Series / Roger Bruhn

Dec. 7
Streets of NYC / Jane Pronko, The New York Series / Roger Bruhn
Modern Arts Midtown, 3615 Dodge St.
Reception 6-8 pm; exhibit open Tuesdays-Saturdays 11 am – 6 pm thru Dec. 29
http://www.modernartsmidtown.com/ 402.502.8737

For Streets of NYC, Modern Arts Midtown presents Jane Pronko’s paintings of New York City. “Painting form me is about seeing and the exciting possibility of communicating this...

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