Picks of the Week
Picks of the Week

Riitta Ikonen: Portrait of the artist as a young leaf

February 19, at Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, 724 S. 12th St., 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Admission is free. www.bemiscenter.org The Scoop: Riitta Ikonen’s work threads memory, myth, imagination and a romantic view of the natural world through a series of long-term projects pursued alone or in conjunction with regular collaborators. Portrait of the

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Matt Whipkey Album Release Party

with John Klemmensen & The Party, + Kait Berreckman Band, February 20, at The Waiting Room, 6212 Maple St., 9 p.m. Tickets are $8. www.onepercentproductions.com The Scoop: Very real people live at the heart of Matt Whipkey’s new LP, “Underwater”. Unlike 2013’s historical fiction character study, “Penny Park…” Whipkey turns his songwriter’s eye onto individuals

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Lowered Expectations: Real Talk About Romance

February 13-March 13, at The Apollon, 1801 Vinton St., 5 p.m. Tickets are $12-$35 (with dinner). www.apollonomaha.com The Scoop: Let’s face it – modern romance is a disaster. At this themed performance, food, and art event we’ll examine Cupid’s domain in an OKCupid world. No one will be spared. Online dating, matchmaking services, speed dating…if

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A Love Infused Night of Passion ft. Rothsteen (P-Minor)

February 13, at House of Loom, 1012 S. 10th St., 8 p.m. Tickets are $7-$10. www.houseofloom.com The Scoop: How about some love poetry coupled with some silly yet fun love games? What about sweet treats by The Cupcake Nerd (Coley Cole Hardnett) with some succulent fruit that will tantalize your palette? Let’s top that off

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J Dilla Tribute

February 6, at Reverb Lounge, 6121 Military Lounge, 9 p.m. Tickets are $5. www.onepercentproductions.com The Scoop: Audibly Nutritious Presents: The J Dilla Tribute Show!!! Join the Reverb Lounge for the fourth annual J Dilla Tribute Show. They’ve brought back some of their close friends to pay respects to one of the best hip-hop producers we’ve

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G. Love and the Special Sauce

February 8, at The Waiting Room, 6212 Maple St., 9 p.m. Tickets are $22/ADV and $25/DOS. www.onepercentrproductions.com The Scoop: Twenty years after the release of their self-titled debut and eight years since their last live performance together, the original lineup of G. Love & Special Sauce return with their first album in nearly a decade.

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Little Women

January 23-February 22, at Omaha Community Playhouse, 6915 Cass St., 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, and 2:00 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $25 for students and $40 for adults. www.omahaplayhouse.com The Scoop: The Omaha Community Playhouse in partnership with its professional wing, the Nebraska Theatre Caravan, brings the literary classic Little Women to life.

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Spoken Word Omaha

February 11, at Cali Commons, 518 N. 40th., 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Admission is free. www.calicommons.com The Scoop: First “Spoken Word” Event to come to Omaha: Hosted at your local Cali Commons Located 518 N 40th st (Near Midtown). This event gives people the chance to come out and speak their word on any

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