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Do You Even Come of Age, Bro?

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Truckin For the Food Bank

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Film

Fuzzy Memories

Much like Spike Jonze’s still underrated Where the Wild Things Are, David Lowery’s Pete’s Dragon is a full submersion into the experience of childhood. At once, it is a movie obsessed with a multitude of thematic concerns—from environmental protection to toxic masculinity—and one that’s simply focused on producing the same overwhelming emotions that come from nearing puberty. The original film was a typical Disney...

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Culture

Sacred Earth and Healing Arts of Tibet

Monks from the Gaden Shartse Monastery are coming to the OM Center to recreate ancient traditions and perform rituals, ceremonies, cleansings and mediations. An art show will be on display during the various events over the week. The artists were challenged to create art inspired by the Five Days of Compassion event centered on Post-it Note suggestions for a more compassionate Omaha. Each event is individually...

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Film

Cutting Room

-It may be the Ruth Sokolof Theater but, on Thursday, September 8 at 7 pm, it will become Herman’s House. Film Streams and the Urban League of Nebraska Young Professionals are presenting a special screening of the aforementioned Herman’s House, a documentary about a man who spent 40 years in solitary confinement. Followed by a panel discussion, this screening intends to shed light on issues of incarceration,...

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Film

Fall-O Me If You Want to Live

Although possessed of the best temperatures and foliage, Fall gets arguably the least hype. Is this the year all of that changes? Will the films released this autumn position the season for higher respect? Probably not. That said, 2016 has thus far been a smelly, greasy dumpster fire in terms of movie releases. So, at the very least, this Fall can’t do much to mess things up. Here’s a look at the upcoming releases...

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Music

4th Annual Opera Outdoors

Summer is winding down, make the best of it by joining Opera Omaha in kicking off the 2016-17 season, at this outdoor concert featuring their greatest hits. With performances by the Opera Omaha Chorus, Ragazzi Chorus and internationally acclaimed artists from the Company's season, soprano Leah Partridge and tenor Jonathan Boyd. They will be accompanied by pianist Scott Arens and conducted by Aaron Breid. Opening the...

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