Bitch. (Perception. Reality. Execution.)

March 18-April 2 Bitch. (Perception. Reality. Execution.) Blue Barn Theatre, 614 S. 11th St. March 18-19 and April 1-2, 11 p.m. March 25-26, 7:30 p.m.; $10 facebook.com/bbwitchinghour “Bitch” is the zenith of contemptuous five-letter words. This eponymous production by the Blue Barn’s Witching Hour reconsiders the stories of rule breakers and alleged bitches Marie Antoinette, […]

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Willy Nelson and Family

March 11 Willie Nelson and Family Orpheum Theater, 409 S. 16th St. 8 p.m., $45-$75 ticketomaha.com, 345.0606 Here comes America’s favorite singer-songwriter/outlaw/activist/icon/author/actor. Is there anything Willie can’t do? He even held his place on the “artistic roll call” after complicity in a wretched 1991 Taco Bell commercial. (See Bill Hicks’ “Save Willie” from Rant in […]

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Loom Weaves Brasil’s Carnaval

Feb. 19 Loom Weaves Brasil’s Carnaval Nomad Lounge, 1013 Jones St. 9 p.m., $5, 21+, 884.1231 brentcrampton.typepad.com Loom brings the dance to Nomad Lounge this Saturday for a Brazilian themed Carnaval celebration promising an “explosive cultural exploration.” The famous holiday is in the same vein as Fat Tuesday — one last chance to party down […]

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Ready to Roll

The Omaha Rollergirls suit up for a bout in much the same gear as any athlete: kneepads, helmets, mouth guards … fishnets. OK, so that last bit of garb isn’t standard in the sports world, but it’s a fitting component of ORGs’ stunning cocktail of sport and style, skill and spectacle. Visiting their bunker at […]

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Cathedral Flower Festival

Jan. 29-30 Cathedral Flower Festival St. Cecilia Cathedral, 701 N. 40th St. Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m., Sun. 1-4 p.m. FREE, cathedralartsproject.org A frigid Nebraska January isn’t hospitable to very much other than tropical vacation fantasies. Luckily for local dreamers, this weekend’s Cathedral Flower Fest provides a false sense of spring and a […]

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Naturally 7

Jan. 14 Naturally 7 Holland Center, 1200 Douglas St. 8 p.m., $19-$50, 345.0606 omahaperformingarts.org The voice as instrument is a concept used by all vocalists. But the way Naturally 7 uses vocals to replicate actual instruments is astounding. The a capella crew of seven came together in 1999 when brothers Roger and Warren Thomas joined […]

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