Color Theory

Author’s latest novel explores racial tensions in post-bellum America When I began reading Mary Helen Stefaniak’s latest effort, The Cailiffs of Baghdad, Georgia, my defenses sprang up immediately. Being from southern Georgia, I expected to find misrepresentations and accusations running rampant throughout the narrative. After all, Stefaniak is a Northerner from Milwaukee and although her […]

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Fashion Slave

Despite cold, drizzly weather, hundreds of fashionistas came out to support local designers, stylists, models and other creative folks at the third annual Omaha Fashion Week finale show Saturday, Sept. 18. The runway show was again held outside Nomad Lounge, 10th and Jones. Earlier in the week, organizers said the massive, 200-foot runway would be […]

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Mixed Media

Last week, leaving Goodnight’s Pizza in north downtown, I saw an amazing thing. Outside of Greenstreet Cycles, mounted on the sidewalk, was a bicycle wheel welded atop some other metal bike parts that created a pedestal. I think I may have audibly gasped. You see, Duchamp’s “Bicycle Wheel,” the piece of art emulated by this […]

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Booked

It’ll be a busy week at The Bookworm, 87th and Pacific in Countryside Village (a small town in the city!) this week. Wednesday, Sept. 22, author David Herlihy will be on hand at 6 p.m. to sign copies of his new book The Lost Cyclist: The Epic Tale of an American Adventurer and His Mysterious […]

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Betrayal

Sept. 23-Oct. 9 Betrayal Circle Theatre, Central Presbyterian Church, 726 S. 55th St. Doors 6:30 p.m., dinner 7 p.m., show 8 p.m. $23 dinner and show, $13 show only 553.4715, dlmarr@cox.net One doesn’t usually associate the Circle Theatre with searing psychological drama dripping with highbrow sarcasm, but that’s what’s offered with its production of Harold […]

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