Ransome's This is the Rope

Culture and Comfort Food

January 23, 2020 · Posted In: Events, Weekend Picks

Subscribe to this free weekly newsletter here. The featured image is from This is the Rope, 2013, acrylic and oil on paper, © James E. Ransome. Please note, last week’s featured opening of Thalia Rodger’s work […]

section of Thalia Rodgers' drawing

A Quest for Knowledge

January 16, 2020 · Posted In: Events, Weekend Picks

Subscribe to this free weekly newsletter here. The featured image is a section of one of Thalia Rodgers’ pieces.  Thursday, Jan. 16: You can listen to live music while helping launch a career tonight by attending […]

one child, adult, Star Wars characters

From Beers to Cheers

January 9, 2020 · Posted In: Events, Weekend Picks

Subscribe to this free weekly newsletter here. Thursday, Jan. 9: Angels Among Us is throwing a beer-centric event to raise awareness about their work in the community. This new celebration is the Birds & Beer Bash, where […]

Polka Potluck Pajamas two little girls in Christmas pajamas

Polka, Potluck, and Pajamas

January 2, 2020 · Posted In: Events, Weekend Picks

Subscribe to this free weekly newsletter here. Thursday, Jan. 2: My pick for the day after New Year’s Day? A relaxing day at the library, of course. Hit up the Friends of OPL Book Sale at the Swanson […]

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The Weekend After and the New Year

December 26, 2019 · Posted In: Events, Weekend Picks

Subscribe to this free weekly newsletter here. Thursday, Dec. 26: Take a break this day after Christmas and get in The Ozone. Let them provide the food and drinks, and, of course, the entertainment. Listen to […]

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Bass, Bash, and Black Magic for Christmas

December 19, 2019 · Posted In: Events, Weekend Picks

Subscribe to this free weekly newsletter here. Thursday, Dec. 19: Finishing some last-minute shopping before the holidays? Why not  multitask and get some Santa pictures taken while you’re at it? Santa’s Wonderland at Cabela’s in La Vista […]

Crafty Queens and Other Things

December 12, 2019 · Posted In: Events, Weekend Picks

Featured video is of Taylor Swift’s “Style” cover by Names Without Numbers. Subscribe to this free weekly newsletter here. Thursday, Dec. 12:  The December Lettuce Turnip the Beet: Youth Poetry Night is a gift slam, whether you are […]

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Curious Specimens and Puppy Dog Tails

December 5, 2019 · Posted In: Events, Weekend Picks

Subscribe to this free weekly newsletter here. Thursday, Dec. 5: Want to know what art curatorship shares with zoological practice? Attend Alluring Specimens: Curating & the Curious Intersections of Art and Zoology at Bemis Center for Contemporary Art […]

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Bright Lights, Black Friday

November 28, 2019 · Posted In: Events, Weekend Picks

Subscribe to this free weekly newsletter here. Announcement: Due to the Gene Leahy Mall construction, there was not the traditional Thanksgiving Lighting Ceremony or the Making Spirits Bright Holiday Concert in the Old Market, but the […]

Verbal Gumbo performance onstage

Markets and Muddy Paws

November 21, 2019 · Posted In: Events, Weekend Picks

Subscribe to this free weekly newsletter here. Thursday, Nov. 21: Take a night to go out, convene, and converse for an evening before the hectic holidays descend upon us. The VERbAL Gumbo 8-year Anniversary Show is […]