The Reader and El Perico Final Party! Join us as we say goodbye to The Reader and El Perico after 29 years. Saturday, December 16, 2023 6:00 PM CT at The Admiral 2234 South 13th Street Omaha, NE.
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Widows Full of Life

Circle Theater delves into new territory, world-premiering a musical about older women off on their own exploring adventure and identity in The BOOB Girls. BOOB, as you may have already heard, means Burned Out Old Broads. But these four women are far from burned out. If anything, they still hope to have some hot times. […]

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‘A’ for Effort

Another year has passed which means we are approaching award season in all the arts and field of entertainment. Yet while film, music, performance and theater will get most of the attention, the visual arts deserves time in the spotlight as well. This is especially true as once an exhibit opens…and closes, it tends to […]

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Art + Yoga

Art is the expression of human creative skill and imagination through different forms such as painting or sculpting. Yoga is a Hindu spiritual and ascetic discipline. It is a form of expression and way to practice health and relaxation by tapping into your mind, body, and spirit. Both art and yoga are forms of expression, […]

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Ten Questions with Mike Doughty

Mike Doughty’s music is deceptively simple but is, in fact, a sophisticated take on modern pop that reaches beyond simple rock and folk genre designations to something smarter, broader and ultimately, genuine. A brief history: Doughty was the frontman to ’90s alternative band Soul Coughing, a bratty NYC four-piece that combined post-grunge, funk and indie […]

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Alternative Medicine – Nature’s Way

Magazines found in supermarket check-out lines love to run stories about alternative medicine — herbs, acupuncture, ayurveda; usually with subheadings like, “What works and what doesn’t.” Wouldn’t it be funny for a change to see a headline like “Conventional Medicine – What works; what doesn’t”? You won’t see that story though. It wouldn’t consistently sell […]

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Ten Years After:

Baxter Arena, April 8 & 9. Drive down Dodge Street any day of the week. Read the billboards stretching from the Elkhorn River east to the Missouri. You’ll learn who to call with a sick child, what hospital has the most celebrated heart doctors, which medical group can smooth your cheeks, plump your butt, or […]

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‘We Built This City’

“Through these towns they built to change”—Arcade Fire, “Sprawl I (Flatland)” Cities are a complex sum of their parts. Designers, real estate developers, activists, non-profits, civic entities, philanthropists, politicians, and members of the general public spend their days (and lives) trying to understand and shape the built environment. But who or what in Omaha is […]