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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 […]

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Art Show, Expo, and Oh, So (Much More)

November 14, 2019 · Posted In: Events, Weekend Picks

Subscribe to this free weekly newsletter here. Thursday, Nov. 14:  Need some regular Thursday night plans? The folks at Brokedown Palace have your back with Touch of Grey Thursdays. It’s a night of all things Grateful, with sit-ins, guest […]

Songs and Soirées

November 6, 2019 · Posted In: Events, Weekend Picks

Subscribe to this free weekly newsletter here. Thursday, Nov. 7: Today is the day. It’s time for the Second Annual Best of Omaha Soirée, and we couldn’t be more excited to see you there! With incredible […]

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Hallowed Halloween Happenings (and other things)

October 31, 2019 · Posted In: Events, Weekend Picks

Subscribe to this free weekly newsletter here. Thursday, Oct. 31 through Saturday, Nov. 2:  El Museo Latino is featuring a Day of the Dead/Día de Muertos exhibit on display until Nov. 16. The Day of the Dead […]

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Spooks and Stars

October 24, 2019 · Posted In: Events, Weekend Picks

Subscribe to this free weekly newsletter here. Friday Oct. 25:  If you’d like to get away from the hectic Halloween planning and take a little time to enjoy the changing of seasons, Fontenelle Forest is hosting an Autumn Constellation […]

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It’s Time to Get Tricky for Treats

October 17, 2019 · Posted In: Events, Weekend Picks

Subscribe to this free weekly newsletter here. Thursday Oct. 17 to Sunday Oct. 27:  The story of a Vietnam War-era Marine who returns home and reconnects with a woman he mistreated years earlier. Dogfight is playing at the […]

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Fall Into the Music

October 10, 2019 · Posted In: Events, Weekend Picks

Subscribe to this free weekly newsletter here. Thursday, Oct. 10: Need a little respite from the hectic week before jumping into the weekend? Singer/songwriter Jackson Stokes is bringing his bluesy sound to Omaha’s Harney St. Tavern, all the way […]

Junkfest pumpkin house

Ghouls, Gifford, Gems, and Junk

October 3, 2019 · Posted In: Events, Weekend Picks

Subscribe to this free weekly newsletter here. Thursday, Oct. 3 to Sunday, Oct. 6: Every weekend in October, Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo hosts a one-of-a-kind experience the whole family can attend. Ghouls and Glow features around 400 lanterns and […]