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Chalis Bristol

Occupation: Writer and Mental Vagabond

The Slowdown, 729 N 14th St, 9 p.m., $20/ADV $25/DOS, onepercentproductions.com Bluegrass has always been a genre hat has walked a fine line between either really cool or really cheesy. The banjo-laden sound has something to do with it;... more

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Jun 16 Good Charlotte w/ Yellowcard Sokol Auditorium, 2234 S 13th St. 8 p.m., $25/adv $27/DOS, sokolunderground.com We all know what you’re thinking. These are two bands that everyone’s “too cool” to admit to liking as an adult. But come ... more

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June 18 Benson Summerfest After Dark Downtown Benson, 59th through 63rd and Maple, 9 p.m.–1 a.m., 21+, $10 wristbands for all venues, bensonsummerfest.com Growing up in Benson, I’ve felt a sense of pride watching it bloom from a midtown Om... more

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May 14 Disco Ball: The Studio 54 VIP Experience Sokol Auditorium, 2234 S. 13th St, 8 p.m., $10/ADV $15/DOS, sokolunderground.com Even though the most avid of disco fans will profess it never died, the Omaha dance scene has had a bit of a d... more

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March 25 The Envy Corps w/ Thunder Power, My Pal Dragon, & Lonely Estates The Waiting Room, 6212 Maple Street, 9 p.m., $8, onepercentproductions.com With the convergence of indie bands over the last few years, even the most brilliant o... more

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Feb 27 Art & Soup Embassy Suites Hotel, 12520 Westport Pkwy, La Vista Patron Party 1-2 p.m., General Admission 2-6 p.m., $100 for Patron Party, $50/adv and $55/at the door, thevnacares.com There’s nothing like a good bowl of soup to ... more

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Feb 11-13 David Cassidy w/ the Omaha Symphony Holland Performing Arts Center, 1200 Douglas St. Fri.-Sat. 8 p.m., Sunday 2 p.m., $15-$80, omahasymphony.org While some of us will be dreading the idea of Singles Awareness Day, others will be ... more

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Feb 4-5 Skullduggery Presents: In a Dark Dark House PS Collective, 6056 Maple St. 8-10 p.m., $10, pscollective.com In its return to PS Collective, Skullduggery presents In a Dark Dark House, the story of two brothers in their mid-30s tryin... more

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Jan. 23 Omaha Comic Book Convention Executive Inn and Suites, 3650 S. 72nd St. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., FREE, epguides.com/comics With the last decade’s influx of comic book movies delving into Batman, Spiderman and X-men series, interest in comic ... more

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Jan. 15 Bad Luck Charm’s Final Show w/ the Killigans and Cordial Spew Waiting Room, 6212 Maple St. 9 p.m., $7, onepercentproductions.com It hasn’t been determined why it’s the band’s final show, but let’s hope this is just a brief hiatu... more

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Dec. 31 Noon Year’s Eve Henry Doorly Zoo, 3701 S. 10th St. 10 a.m.-1 p.m., FREE w/ membership and for ages 2 and under/$7.75 ages 3-11/$11.50 ages 12 and over/seniors $10, omahazoo.com For those with children, the days of going out on New... more

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Dec. 31 Happy GOO Year Slowdown, 729 N. 14th St. 9 p.m.-2 a.m., 21+, $15 ADV/$20 DOS, theslowdown.com For those of you brave enough to have attended a GOO New Year’s party, you know it’s kind of like an episode of “Survivor.” Only those... more

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Dec. 26 Little Brazil w/ Conduits, The Filter Kings and All Young Girls are Machine Guns Waiting Room, 6212 Maple St. 9 p.m., $7, onepercentproductions.com Many who survive Christmas Day will appreciate how amazing this show will be. You’... more

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Dec. 16 Drink ’N Draw New BLK Gallery, 1213 Jones St. 8-10p.m., 19+, $5, thenewblk.com If you were expecting this event to be an opportunity to draw a penis on the face of your passed out friend, you’ve been mistaken. The New BLK ... more

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Dec. 10-19, Jan. 6-16 For Colored Girls John Beasley Theater, 3010 Q St. Thurs.-Sat. 7:30 p.m. and Sun. 3 p.m. $27, $22 students/seniors/TAG members, $16 Thurs. 502.5767, johnbeasleytheater.org The title may seem direct in its selected a... more

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Nov. 30 Taqwacore: The Birth of Islam Punk Film Streams, 1340 Mike Fahey St. 7 p.m., $9/$7 seniors, students, teachers and military/$4.50 members 933.0259, filmstreams.org Jesse Michaels, lead singer of the punk band Operation Ivy once sa... more

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Nov 6. Omaha Jaycees’ Wig Party Dundee Dell, 5007 Underwood Ave. 7 p.m., $5, omahajaycees.org The Omaha Jaycees are throwing a wig party! Featuring door prizes and the Dundee Dell’s good eats, the party provides a chance to have fun and me... more

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Oct. 5 Omaha Science Café Slowdown, 729 N. 14th St., 7-8 p.m., FREE, unmc.edu/sciencecafe With the constant media battle between MSNBC and Fox News, or Sarah Palin’s plight to prove conservative women are more attractive than liberal wome... more

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Sept. 29 Retribution Gospel Choir Waiting Room, 6212 Maple St., 9 p.m., $10, myspace.com/retributiongospelchoir With an upbeat, yet melodic and psychedelic medley, Retribution Gospel Choir adds to the ingenious consistency of great bands... more

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