Monster Jam

Jan. 7-9 Monster Jam Mid-America Center, Council Bluffs Friday 7:30 p.m., Saturday 2 and 7:30 p.m., Sunday 2 p.m.; $30-45, $5 and up for kids 800.745.3000, ticketmaster.com If watching super-sized trucks do Transformer-like demolition derby feats is a turn on, then Monster Jam may be your hard-bodied wet dream come true. We’re talking powerful, custom-built models 12-feet high and 12-feet wide and weighing five...

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Sesame Street Live: Elmo’s Healthy Heroes!

Jan. 6-9 Sesame Street Live: Elmo’s Healthy Heroes! Qwest Center Omaha, 455 N. 10th St. Jan. 6, 7 p.m.; Jan. 7, 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m.; Jan. 8, 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.; Jan. 9, 1 and 4:30 p.m.; $10 Jan. 6, $12-50 Jan. 7-9, 800.745.3000, sesamestreetlive.com What ever happened to Super Grover? Remember the blue monster that clumsily tried to help cats stuck in trees, and restaurateurs without forks on Sesame Street?...

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Scream the Truth at the World:  Emanuel Ringelblum and the Hidden Archive of the Warsaw Ghetto

Through Feb. 25 Scream the Truth at the World: Emanuel Ringelblum and the Hidden Archive of the Warsaw Ghetto Jewish Community Center Art Gallery, 333 S. 132nd St. Gallery hours: Mon.-Thurs. 8 a.m.-9 p.m., Fri. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun. 11 a.m.-5 p.m., FREE, 335-6564, jccomaha.org “What we were unable to cry and scream out to the world we buried in the ground … I would love to see the moment in which the great...

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American Hate

For seven years while UNO criminology professor Pete Simi lived with and researched neo-Nazis, death threats against him and his family were common. “[It was] one of the things I had to get used to, in terms of doing interviews and hanging out,” Simi says. “‘If we ever find out you’re a cop, we’ll hunt you down and kill you. We’ll hunt down and kill your family.’” Simi’s brazen research was...

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E-books and the future of publishing

The publishing industry has undergone a major shift in the past few years, and is still reeling from the double whammy of a lousy economy coupled with the introduction and growing adoption of e-readers. The way we consume information is changing. And it’s these e-readers — Kindle, Nook and the iPad to name three — that will continue to morph and shape the way we interact with books. Though the printed,...

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Yesterday and Today

Through Dec. 31 Yesterday and Today Omaha Community Playhouse, 6915 Cass St. Thurs. 7:30 p.m., $38; Fri. 7 p.m., $50 and 10 p.m., $75 553.0800, omahaplayhouse.org Tribute shows are de rigueur for certain performers so ingrained in the collective consciousness that fans crave vicarious incarnations of them. Any Beatles tribute is hot stuff right now given the confluence of Fab Four phantasmagoria in 2010. First,...

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Noon Year’s Eve

Dec. 31 Noon Year’s Eve Henry Doorly Zoo, 3701 S. 10th St. 10 a.m.-1 p.m., FREE w/ membership and for ages 2 and under/$7.75 ages 3-11/$11.50 ages 12 and over/seniors $10, omahazoo.com For those with children, the days of going out on New Year’s Eve may have long since passed. Few places offer events for families of all ages to come together and celebrate the coming of the new year. With an early countdown and...

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