by Alesha Olson
TOP SPOT OF THE WEEKEND: Hir is a tale of a modern dysfunctional family, every member with a unique story adding to the chaos. Taylor Mac’s Hir has received rave reviews from every theater or screen that it has blessed. Catch Hir any day this weekend at the Bluebarn Theatre. Get your tickets while you can.
If you’ve been waiting until this weekend to enjoy this year’s Omaha Beer Week festivities, there’s an ample amount of venues that will be celebrating the annual event. Check out omahabeerweek.com to see if your favorite bar is hosting something special.
Zen Tales: The Art of Jon J. Muth showcases the award-winning artist’s Zen series. Muth has made a name for himself individually and collaboratively working with the likes of Caroline Kennedy and Bob Dylan. You can catch this exhibit any day this weekend at the Joslyn Art Museum.
Saturday night, don’t miss this monthly music event dubbed as Omaha’s original soul night. The Benson Soul Society feature spinners Andrew Monson, Eric “EZ” Ziegler, and Roger Lewis, bringing their soulful dance party to Reverb Lounge.
Funk Trek doesn’t just stick to one genre, they incorporate funk, R&B, soul, hip hop, and jazz to their music. Constantly adding new songs to their lineup, Funk Trek offers a new experience at every show. Watch Funk Trek flex their musical muscles at the Waiting Room.
Searching for the Seventies: The Documerica Photography Project continues through the weekend at the Durham Museum. This series is a true time capsule for the 1970s, from fashion to the politics and everything in between.
Whether you are an avid lover of the film or just looking to see a classic story of good versus evil, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance is featured all weekend at the Omaha Community Playhouse’s Howard Drew Theatre.