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Fiery Music Forecast

Héctor Anchondo’s first trip to Memphis for the 2015 International Blues Challenge was the inspiration for In the Market for Blues, an Old-Market-based, multi-venue, multi-band event that has grown exponentially each year. The festival is now supported by the Blues Society of Omaha and a variety of sponsors. After a year off with pandemic closures, […]

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No More Lactation Room, Omaha Public Library Controversy, Chief Big Elk

09/23/21 • Nebraska vaccine data • Nationwide case trends Earth Matters Sculptor Travis Apel plumbs the very essence of natural materials, here delving into the past, present and future, and asking how these essential building blocks affect the land, landscape, our existence and, more importantly, how we respond. Art review by Kent Behrens. Published in The Reader. Reed Moore’s Daily Rundown […]

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Bellevue Principal Charged With DUI, Monoclonal Antibody Shortage, VA’s Private Aid Continues

09/22/21 • Nebraska vaccine data • Nationwide case trends “It Was Just a Nightmare”: High Schoolers Reflect as They Continue Pandemic Learning Though loosened CDC guidelines and vaccination eligibility for those 12 and older allowed for a sense of normalcy over the summer, the surging delta variant brings a sobering reality: Omaha’s students and teachers have entered a third […]

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Agent Orange at Reverb Sept 26

Agent Orange September 26, 8 p.m. All Ages; Tickets $18 (ADV)/$22 (DOS) Reverb Lounge Legendary hardcore punk band Agent Orange will be crashing into Omaha on September 26 at Reverb Lounge. The Southern California trio were the first band to mix punk rock with surf rock. It has been over a decade since a music […]

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Omaha City Council Talks TIF

The Omaha City Council approved multiple tax increment financing (TIF) loans for affordable housing projects during Tuesday’s meeting. Residents asked for information on the confusing and sometimes controversial incentive program to be given out in clear, simple language Tuesday. TIF is a tool the city uses to help revitalize vacant or blighted areas. If approved […]

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‘It’s Just a Nightmare.’ High Schoolers Reflect as They Continue Pandemic Learning

This story was originally published in El Perico on Sept. 20, 2021. Sometimes it’s hard for Marasia Harris to believe she’s just begun her sophomore year at Central High School. After all, she never really got to finish eighth grade. “I didn’t fully realize I was out of middle school until after I’d already started […]

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Shanu the Red Panda, COVID-19 Dashboard Comeback, UNO and Afghanistan

09/21/21 • Nebraska vaccine data • Nationwide case trends Classic Theater, Cast at Brigit’s Very Best The Dresser returns to the Omaha stage with a distinguished cast. Theater review by Warren Francke. Published in The Reader. Reed Moore’s Daily Rundown Happy Miniature Golf DayThe windmill always gets the best of today’s news: Henry Doorly Zoo gets another red panda, Nebraska’s online […]

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Vanessa Collier

September 23 | 6:00 p.m. | $15 The Jewell If you want to experience two performances for the price of one, head to The Jewell later this month. There, you will experience Vanessa Collier, a singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist (including a startling saxophonist). Collier has already racked several prestigious award nominations early in her career. […]

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Crazy Gringa Closing up Shop

Last Chance For Crazy Gringa In a post on Facebook this morning, Crazy Gringa Hot Sauce announced that the end of this Farmer’s Market season would mark the end of CGHS. This gives you just three more weeks to make an in-person purchase. The sauce you’ve loved at restaurants like Over Easy, Leadbelly, Twisted Fork, […]