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January 2020

Backyard View: Omaha Through the Eyes of Judith Welk

January 27 @ 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until January 31, 2020

Anderson O’Brien Fine Art, 3201 Farnam Street #6109
Omaha, NE 68131 United States
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Free

Judith Welk, long favored for her nostalgic and emotive paintings and serigraphs of Omaha neighborhoods and landmarks will be the focus of an exhibition on view through the month of January. Judith Welk was an Omaha artist for over 40 years and found inspiration in the beauty of Omaha surroundings, her Dundee home, her neighborhood, the Midwest hills and her family. She captured moments at the Orpheum Theater, Old Market, Memorial Park, and Elmwood Park, in addition to the idyllic…

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The Great Reuben Debate

January 27 @ 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until January 31, 2020

Blackstone District, 36th-42nd and Farnam St
Omaha, 68131 United States
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The Reuben was originated at the Blackstone Hotel back in the day and now it's up for you to decide. Which business in Blackstone boasts the best Reuben? Taste a variety of Reubens from Friday, January 24th through Friday, January 31st. Stay tuned for more details and participating restaurants! A part of the proceeds of each reuben purchased will go to Women's Center for Advancement!

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National Geographic Photographer Joel Sartore Photo Ark Exhibition

January 27 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until February 2, 2020

Gallery 1516, 1516 Leavenworth St
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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Raised in Nebraska, National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore is the founder of the Photo Ark, a groundbreaking effort to document species before they disappear—and to get people to care while there’s still time. To date, Joel has photographed almost 10,000 species for the Photo Ark. A selection of those photographs are on display at Gallery 1516. This exhibition runs through Februrary 2, 2020. Gallery 1516 is free and open to the public.

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Benson Visioning 2020

January 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The B Side of Benson Theatre, 6058 Maple St
Omaha, NE 68104 United States
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Benson Neighborhood Association is hosting a neighborhood visioning workshop at B-Side on Monday January 27th at 7:00 p.m. sharp. The workshop, facilitated by friends at ONE Omaha, will help Benson neighbors identify small and large projects to preserve Benson's vibrancy. Share your vision, learn from others and make your dreams come true for our community. 7:00-8:30 Visioning Workshop 8:30-9:00 B Side Neighborhood Happy Hour The B Side bar will be open from 7:00-9:00 and will serve beer, wine, spirits, and…

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Backyard View: Omaha Through the Eyes of Judith Welk

January 28 @ 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until January 31, 2020

Anderson O’Brien Fine Art, 3201 Farnam Street #6109
Omaha, NE 68131 United States
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Free

Judith Welk, long favored for her nostalgic and emotive paintings and serigraphs of Omaha neighborhoods and landmarks will be the focus of an exhibition on view through the month of January. Judith Welk was an Omaha artist for over 40 years and found inspiration in the beauty of Omaha surroundings, her Dundee home, her neighborhood, the Midwest hills and her family. She captured moments at the Orpheum Theater, Old Market, Memorial Park, and Elmwood Park, in addition to the idyllic…

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The Great Reuben Debate

January 28 @ 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until January 31, 2020

Blackstone District, 36th-42nd and Farnam St
Omaha, 68131 United States
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Free

The Reuben was originated at the Blackstone Hotel back in the day and now it's up for you to decide. Which business in Blackstone boasts the best Reuben? Taste a variety of Reubens from Friday, January 24th through Friday, January 31st. Stay tuned for more details and participating restaurants! A part of the proceeds of each reuben purchased will go to Women's Center for Advancement!

Find out more »

National Geographic Photographer Joel Sartore Photo Ark Exhibition

January 28 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until February 2, 2020

Gallery 1516, 1516 Leavenworth St
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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Free

Raised in Nebraska, National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore is the founder of the Photo Ark, a groundbreaking effort to document species before they disappear—and to get people to care while there’s still time. To date, Joel has photographed almost 10,000 species for the Photo Ark. A selection of those photographs are on display at Gallery 1516. This exhibition runs through Februrary 2, 2020. Gallery 1516 is free and open to the public.

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Backyard View: Omaha Through the Eyes of Judith Welk

January 29 @ 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until January 31, 2020

Anderson O’Brien Fine Art, 3201 Farnam Street #6109
Omaha, NE 68131 United States
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Free

Judith Welk, long favored for her nostalgic and emotive paintings and serigraphs of Omaha neighborhoods and landmarks will be the focus of an exhibition on view through the month of January. Judith Welk was an Omaha artist for over 40 years and found inspiration in the beauty of Omaha surroundings, her Dundee home, her neighborhood, the Midwest hills and her family. She captured moments at the Orpheum Theater, Old Market, Memorial Park, and Elmwood Park, in addition to the idyllic…

Find out more »

The Great Reuben Debate

January 29 @ 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until January 31, 2020

Blackstone District, 36th-42nd and Farnam St
Omaha, 68131 United States
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Free

The Reuben was originated at the Blackstone Hotel back in the day and now it's up for you to decide. Which business in Blackstone boasts the best Reuben? Taste a variety of Reubens from Friday, January 24th through Friday, January 31st. Stay tuned for more details and participating restaurants! A part of the proceeds of each reuben purchased will go to Women's Center for Advancement!

Find out more »

National Geographic Photographer Joel Sartore Photo Ark Exhibition

January 29 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until February 2, 2020

Gallery 1516, 1516 Leavenworth St
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Raised in Nebraska, National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore is the founder of the Photo Ark, a groundbreaking effort to document species before they disappear—and to get people to care while there’s still time. To date, Joel has photographed almost 10,000 species for the Photo Ark. A selection of those photographs are on display at Gallery 1516. This exhibition runs through Februrary 2, 2020. Gallery 1516 is free and open to the public.

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Western Wednesdays: FOR A FEW DOLLARS MORE

January 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Alamo Drafthouse La Vista, 12750 Westport Pkwy, La Vista
Omaha, NE 68138 United States
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$8.00

When you think of “bad ass cowboys” what images come to mind? Lonesome prairies, cattle drives, and swinging lassos? Or do you think of dusty ponchos, chewed up cigarillos, and gunning down banditos while majestic music plays? Well, if you said the latter then FOR A FEW DOLLARS MORE is the film for you! Two deadly bounty hunters (Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef) cross paths in search of the infamous bandit El Indio (Gian Maria Volontè), and the bounty on…

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Backyard View: Omaha Through the Eyes of Judith Welk

January 30 @ 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until January 31, 2020

Anderson O’Brien Fine Art, 3201 Farnam Street #6109
Omaha, NE 68131 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Judith Welk, long favored for her nostalgic and emotive paintings and serigraphs of Omaha neighborhoods and landmarks will be the focus of an exhibition on view through the month of January. Judith Welk was an Omaha artist for over 40 years and found inspiration in the beauty of Omaha surroundings, her Dundee home, her neighborhood, the Midwest hills and her family. She captured moments at the Orpheum Theater, Old Market, Memorial Park, and Elmwood Park, in addition to the idyllic…

Find out more »

The Great Reuben Debate

January 30 @ 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until January 31, 2020

Blackstone District, 36th-42nd and Farnam St
Omaha, 68131 United States
+ Google Map
Free

The Reuben was originated at the Blackstone Hotel back in the day and now it's up for you to decide. Which business in Blackstone boasts the best Reuben? Taste a variety of Reubens from Friday, January 24th through Friday, January 31st. Stay tuned for more details and participating restaurants! A part of the proceeds of each reuben purchased will go to Women's Center for Advancement!

Find out more »

National Geographic Photographer Joel Sartore Photo Ark Exhibition

January 30 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until February 2, 2020

Gallery 1516, 1516 Leavenworth St
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Raised in Nebraska, National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore is the founder of the Photo Ark, a groundbreaking effort to document species before they disappear—and to get people to care while there’s still time. To date, Joel has photographed almost 10,000 species for the Photo Ark. A selection of those photographs are on display at Gallery 1516. This exhibition runs through Februrary 2, 2020. Gallery 1516 is free and open to the public.

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JILLIAN MAYER: TIMESHARE CATALOGUE RELEASE PARTY

January 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, 724 South 12th Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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Join us to celebrate the catalogue for Jillian Mayer: TIMESHARE. Including essays by art historian Kerry Doran and Bemis Chief Curator and Director of Programs Rachel Adams and an interview between artist Jillian Mayer and landscape architect and Professor of Architecture at the University of Washington Catherine deAlmedia, this fully-illustrated catalogue highlights Mayer’s expansive art practice while focusing on her current exhibition.

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Dance Workshop | Level 1: Mix Balboa & Come Around

January 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Starlight Chateau, 1310 N. 29th St.
Omaha, NE 68131 United States
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$15.00

Do you love swing dancing and want to explore a new swing era dance? Whether you're brand new to Balboa or have already learned some of the basics and are eager to learn more, this class is for you! We will start with an overview of basic upholds and downholds and build from there. We will explore how to mix these two basics together to create more variation in your dancing and then apply the movement into a turn—the come…

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Squirrel Nut Zippers and The Dirty Dozen Brass Band

January 30 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Holland Performing Arts Center, 1200 Douglas St.
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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The Squirrel Nut Zippers joins musical forces with The Dirty Brass Band. The groups blend swing, funk, hot jazz and delta blues in fun-filled performances. Breaking molds and charting a new musical course helped both bands reach success. For more details about the production and tickets, please visit ticketomaha.com.

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Backyard View: Omaha Through the Eyes of Judith Welk

January 31 @ 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until January 31, 2020

Anderson O’Brien Fine Art, 3201 Farnam Street #6109
Omaha, NE 68131 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Judith Welk, long favored for her nostalgic and emotive paintings and serigraphs of Omaha neighborhoods and landmarks will be the focus of an exhibition on view through the month of January. Judith Welk was an Omaha artist for over 40 years and found inspiration in the beauty of Omaha surroundings, her Dundee home, her neighborhood, the Midwest hills and her family. She captured moments at the Orpheum Theater, Old Market, Memorial Park, and Elmwood Park, in addition to the idyllic…

Find out more »

The Great Reuben Debate

January 31 @ 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until January 31, 2020

Blackstone District, 36th-42nd and Farnam St
Omaha, 68131 United States
+ Google Map
Free

The Reuben was originated at the Blackstone Hotel back in the day and now it's up for you to decide. Which business in Blackstone boasts the best Reuben? Taste a variety of Reubens from Friday, January 24th through Friday, January 31st. Stay tuned for more details and participating restaurants! A part of the proceeds of each reuben purchased will go to Women's Center for Advancement!

Find out more »

National Geographic Photographer Joel Sartore Photo Ark Exhibition

January 31 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until February 2, 2020

Gallery 1516, 1516 Leavenworth St
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Raised in Nebraska, National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore is the founder of the Photo Ark, a groundbreaking effort to document species before they disappear—and to get people to care while there’s still time. To date, Joel has photographed almost 10,000 species for the Photo Ark. A selection of those photographs are on display at Gallery 1516. This exhibition runs through Februrary 2, 2020. Gallery 1516 is free and open to the public.

Find out more »
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