Tricky Nick

Next up for the re-opening of the ever-experimental gallery Project Project is a suite of new paintings by Omaha artist Nick Clark, whose One Trick Pony show opens there August 14. Clark, who often draws on the incongruities of surrealistic expression, takes his penchant for illusionistic representation in oil paint and merges it with such […]

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‘Visual Voices’

The principles of reproduction, repeatability and dissemination play an important part in the successes of social and political activism, propaganda, and information. Since the inventions of the printing press in the mid-1400’s, people have turned to the printing press to inform, educate and persuade the greater public, especially about religion and politics and the transgressions […]

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Blackface Blackout

“Stop killing us!” demanded Black communities. “What if we pulled an episode of The Golden Girls off of streaming services instead?” asked famous white people. “Systemic racism and inequality are compounding the pandemic, and we are suffering!” cried Black leaders. “We hear you. As of this moment, nobody can watch Gone With the Wind on […]

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View from The Top

  An argument could be made that nightlife in the Blackstone District is somewhat more laid back than the bustling, rowdy downtown area and a little less alternative than the Benson neighborhood. Blackstone has its own unique concept and style. When I heard news of a rooftop bar opening up in this particular district, I […]

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Everything Is Horrible: The Movies!

Editor’s note: We need your help! Support content like this by becoming a Reader member here. Hey, you know how everything is almost too easy and too good right now? How every time you turn on the news or bob-for-memes in the swamp of Twitter, things are just obnoxiously, relentlessly cheerful and happy? Don’t worry! Two new […]

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Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes

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Please be aware that everything may be subject to change. Venues may have their own rules for attendees, on top of any CDC guidelines and directed health measures (DHM) in place. If you aren’t ready to head back out for live shows, remember you can help support small venues and bands who have gone without […]

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