Opera for the Cure

Oct. 15 and 17 Opera for the Cure Orpheum Theater, 409 S. 16th St. Fri. 7:30 p.m., Sun. 2 p.m. $19-79, 345.0606, operaomaha.org Cancer is the bogeyman of diseases. While a night or afternoon of music cannot truly ward off the terror, it can do the next best thing by raising money for research to […]

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Long Time Coming

Lovely, Still enjoys wide release When Martin Landau spins anecdotes about icons he’s worked with during a celebrated acting career, it is a Who’s Who of Hollywood. James Dean, Cary Grant, Alfred Hitchcock, Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Joe Mankiewicz, Sidney Poitier, Steve McQueen, Jeff Bridges, Francis Ford Coppola, Angelica Huston, Claire Bloom, Woody Allen, Johnny […]

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Lovely, Still

Sept. 24 Lovely, Still Marcus Midtown Cinema, 3201 Farnam St. Village Pointe Cinema, 304 N. 174th St. Times/prices vary, marcustheatres.com Midtown, 345.0102; Village Pointe, 898.7469 It’s back. Just when it looked sketchy for Lovely, Still getting a national release, the shot-in-Omaha pic — written and directed by hometown filmmaker Nik Fackler, starring Martin Landau and […]

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Riding Omaha

Meet Carlos Morales, the city’s new point person on biking Omaha’s desired brand as a progressive, livable, eco-friendly burg with enhanced mobility options took a step forward with city government’s recent hiring of Carlos Morales as the city’s first bicycle pedestrian coordinator. Morales started the City Planning Department position Sept. 7. He came to Omaha […]

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Betrayal

Sept. 23-Oct. 9 Betrayal Circle Theatre, Central Presbyterian Church, 726 S. 55th St. Doors 6:30 p.m., dinner 7 p.m., show 8 p.m. $23 dinner and show, $13 show only 553.4715, dlmarr@cox.net One doesn’t usually associate the Circle Theatre with searing psychological drama dripping with highbrow sarcasm, but that’s what’s offered with its production of Harold […]

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Riding Omaha: Meet Carlos Morales, the city’s new point person on biking

Omaha’s desired brand as a progressive, livable, eco-friendly burg with enhanced mobility options took a step forward with city government’s recent hiring of Carlos Morales as the city’s first bicycle pedestrian coordinator. Morales started the City Planning Department position Sept. 7. He came to Omaha from Los Angeles, where he was assistant coordinator for the […]

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