Dark Star Orchestra

Nov. 5 Dark Star Orchestra Slowdown, 729 N. 14th St. 9 p.m., $25, radkadillac.com Dark Star Orchestra is not so much a tribute band as an almost scientifically recreated live music experience. Drawing on specific Grateful Dead setlists or just mixing up Dead originals and songs the Dead covered to create a unique evening of […]

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Celebration of Nebraska Books

Nov. 6 Celebration of Nebraska Books Nebraska History Museum, 131 Centennial Mall N. in Lincoln, 2:30-6:30 p.m., FREE 471.3434, centerforthebook.nebraska.gov A new Nebraska Center for the Book event celebrating the state’s literary chops features this year’s Nebraska Book Awards winners. Nonfiction prize-winner Joe Starita, author of I Am a Man: Chief Standing Bear’s Journey for […]

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Et Tu, Brigit?

If he would be crowned king, Julius Caesar must come to the Roman Senate, despite all warnings. But his coming will reinforce the claims of his conspirators that he is far too ambitious. Thus unfolds the climactic action of Will Shakespeare’s The Tragedy of Julius Caesar and sets the stage for the most famous public […]

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Weapons Of Choice

Nov. 6-30 Weapons Of Choice Hot Shops, 1301 Nicholas St. Opening reception Nov. 6, 6-9 p.m. Open Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. 12-4 p.m. 342.6452, hotshopsartcenter.com The DeBuse trio collaborates for the third time with Weapons of Choice — a title artist Cat DeBuse says “refers more to the ‘weapons’ or tools that we use […]

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Lotus w/ Mux Mool and Inflect

Nov. 10 Lotus w/ Mux Mool and Inflect Slowdown, 729 N. 14th St. 9 p.m., $15 ADV/$18 DOS onepercentproductions.com Lotus is six dudes playing something of a dancier Phish. The Philadelphia- and Denver-based group has carved its own sonic niche with its rock-heavy, improvisational sets, and cultivated die-hards across the world with its live, multi-media […]

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