Pete Fey

Imagine trying to communicate with your child’s teacher in a foreign language, or trying to help your child with homework in a foreign language. Those scenarios are reality for hundreds of immigrant Omaha families with children in Learni... more

Oct 2, 2013 9:44 PM News

August 10 The Sandlot 20th Anniversary Tour at Werner Park Werner Park 12356 Ballpark Way $5 or $20 for a family of up to six If you build it, they will come. Damn - wrong movie. But anyways, Papillion did build Werner Park, and The... more

Aug 7, 2012 10:43 PM Art

August 6th Harry and the Potters, Potter Puppet Pals The Slowdown 729 N. 14 Street 8 P.M., $10 Yes, they’re still a band. Since 2002, Harry and the Potters have been battling it out with The Weird Sisters for magical music supremacy... more

Jul 31, 2012 10:41 PM Art

July 29th STNNNG, Noah’s Ark Was A Spaceship, Baby Tears, Birthday Suits The Waiting Room Lounge 6212 Maple Street 9 pm, $7 Bet you didn't know that there was a punk song about Grand, Island, NE. If you did, then you are already fam... more

Jul 24, 2012 1:59 AM Art

July 20th You’re Welcome in Omaha Kick-Off Event House of Loom, 1012 South 10th Street 8 PM, FREE Omaha might not be Ellis Island, but we are blessed with a burgeoning immigrant community daily enriching our lives. On July 20th the H... more

Jul 17, 2012 3:29 AM Art

Nick Whetro, frontman for Madison, WI-based freak folk outfit Icarus Himself, is not afraid to let people into his mind and life. The band’s first three recordings, starting with 2009’s EP Mexico and culminating with 2011’s Career Culture... more

Jul 17, 2012 3:22 AM Music

July 20 Fear of Ghosts, REModeled The Waiting Room 6212 Maple Street 9 P.M., $7 Friday (July 20th) I’m in love – with this concert. Created from members of three area bands, Fear of Ghosts (yes, like the song) will be performing a t... more

Jul 9, 2012 11:44 PM Art

July 6th Father John Misty, Youth Lagoon Slowdown 729 N. 14th St. 8 p.m., $12/adv, $14/dos The story goes like this: unhappy drummer (Joshua Tillman) for one of the world’s most successful folk bands (the Fleet Foxes) leaves after t... more

Jul 3, 2012 2:16 AM Art

July 2 Devotchka, So-So Sailors, Pony Wars Slowdown 729 N. 14 St. 8 p.m., $15.00 The last place I would’ve expected DeVotchKa to hail from is right down the road in Denver - their name sure does harken to mind a rag-tag group of bee... more

Jun 25, 2012 1:59 AM Art


Joshua Black Wilkins

June 27 Cory Branan The Sydney, 5918 Maple St. 9 p.m., $10 The most maddening aspect of the music industry is its micro-management of an artist’s image. With seemingly every album cycle comes an attempt by the artist and their public... more

Jun 20, 2012 3:22 AM Art

June 15-17 UnEarthed: A Collective Show of Art and Poetry Bancroft Street Market 2702 S. 10th St. Opening Reception Jun. 15, 6 p.m., Poetry Reading Jun. 16, 7 p.m. Slake your yearning to fraternize with the artsy types at UnEarthed:... more

Jun 13, 2012 10:59 PM Art