Booked

Prime Time Family Reading Time, a free family literacy program designed to strengthen participants’ interest and skills in reading and talking about books, began last week and will run every Saturday morning through November at two Omaha Public Library branches: the South Omaha branch, 2808 Q St., and the Charles B. Washington branch, 2868 Ames […]

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Omaha Science Café

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 women, we as a nation definitely have a high school cafeteria way of handling the issues amongst political […]

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Michael Bolton

Oct. 4 Michael Bolton Holland Performing Arts Center 1200 Douglas St. 7:30 p.m., $35-$95, 345.0606 omahaperformingarts.org You may know him from “Dancing with the Stars” or you may know him from the radio. Here’s what you need to know: Singer Michael Bolton is coming to Omaha for one night at the Holland Performing Arts Center. […]

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Omaha Green Homes Tour

Oct. 2 Omaha Green Homes Tour UNO, Mammel Hall, 6708 Pine St. 9 a.m.-1 p.m., $5, greenomahacoalition.org Most people know the reasons to go green: save the environment, save money, decrease dependence on foreign oil, etc. Despite positive reasons to reduce our carbon footprint, some people need a little help getting a green program going. […]

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Conscious Perception

Oct. 1-2 Conscious Perception Bancroft Street Market, 2702 S. 10th St. Noon-9 p.m., FREE, 651.2327 bancroftstreetmarket.com Through collaborations, Conscious Perception brings together an array of performers, poets and painters while examining the connections between humans and the natural world. Visual art will impose upon poetry, performance art will expand paintings, and all media will seek […]

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The Hood Internet w/ Moneypenny

Oct. 1 The Hood Internet w/ Moneypenny Waiting Room, 6212 Maple St. 9 p.m., $10 ADV/$12 DOS onepercentproductions.com The massive resurgence of electronic music in the past few years has spawned blog after blog of free mp3s and mix tapes. After Girl Talk’s 2006 Night Ripper, the mash-up phenomenon quickly littered the cyber-world. Sites like […]

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RESPECTACLE

Oct. 1-30 RESPECTACLE The New BLK Gallery, 1213 Jones St. Opening reception Oct. 1, 6-10 p.m. FREE, 403.5619, thenewblk.com The New BLK makes a respectable spectacle with this exhibit featuring 11 local artists in photography, mixed media, painting, glass, sculpture and ceramics who haven’t formally exhibited together. From dynamic glass artist Julie Conway, to strangely […]

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