Of Montreal w/ Janelle Monae

Oct. 22 Of Montreal w/ Janelle Monae Sokol Auditorium, 2234 S. 13th St. 8 p.m., $25, onepercentproductions.com There is nothing boring about this band. Ever-changing in sound and scope, Georgia hipsters Of Montreal play spacey jams that swing from indie lo-fi to baroque pop to glitchy kraut-rock. Creator Kevin Barnes even sang half a show’s […]

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Masters and Music: String Theory

Oct. 24 Masters and Music: String Theory UNO Art Gallery, 6001 Dodge St. 5 p.m., $15, 554.2402 Local artist Leslie Iwai captivated the audience during her 2008 MONA performance piece, “Fee! Fie! Fo! Fum!” after spending four months baking chalk-laced bread to present an “exploration of hunger, myth and hope.” More recently, Iwai meticulously hung […]

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If These Walls Could Talk …

Through May 31 If These Walls Could Talk, Architecture in General Is Pretentious and Static Resolution: Between the Actual Polyester Gallery, 1618 Harney St. 345.0231, polyestergallery.com Downtown’s Polyester Gallery continues bringing contemporary artists to Omaha with If These Walls Could Talk, a photography show featuring three leading female artists. Seattle artist Holly Andres shows photography […]

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Booze, Bands and BBQ

Oct. 18 Booze, Bands and BBQ Waiting Room, 6212 Maple St. 7 p.m., $15, fsmomaha.com There’s nothing quite like the spicy glaze of a slow-cooked, pulled-pork sandwich, shredded and packed onto an oversized bun. Throw on some tangy coleslaw and you have yourself some sweet fixins, which is exactly what regional BBQ’ers are offering tonight […]

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