John Mellancamp

April 27 John Mellencamp Music Hall, 1804 Capital Ave. 7 p.m., $44.50-$142.80 402.444.3353, or 800.745.3000, omahacivic.com There’s no guarantee that Meg Ryan, Mellencamp’s new love, will be there but the Rock ’n’ Roll Hall of Famer’s “No Better Than This” tour brings him back to Omaha. The 59-year-old also has a Grammy Award to his […]

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Step Afrika!

Feb. 18 Step Afrika! Holland Performing Arts Center, 1300 Douglas St. 8 p.m., $19-$35, 345.0606, omahaperformingarts.org or ticketomaha.com Step Afrika! should be a real treat for anyone who loves dance but has never seen a step show. Stepping, which is very popular in African-American fraternities and sororities, gets blended here with traditional African dances. Step […]

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Mannheim Steamroller

Dec. 22-23 Mannheim Steamroller Orpheum Theater, 409 S. 16th St. 7:30 p.m., $37-$77, 345.0606 ticketomaha.com Tickets have been on sale since Aug. 19, but at last word a few still remained for both performances. This is the real local act made good, Grammy winner Chip Davis’s Mannheim Steamroller. It was 26 years ago that Davis […]

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Peter Pan

Nov. 26-Dec. 19 Peter Pan — The Musical The Rose, 2001 Farnam St. Fri. 7 p.m., Sat.-Sun. 2 p.m. $16, 345.4849, rosetheater.org “All children, except one, grow up.” These words begin James M. Barrie’s classic play, Peter Pan . The timeless tale filled with pirate battles and fairy magic tells the story of the boy […]

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