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“Legends, Lovers and Liars”

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“Legends, Lovers and Liars” take the hits as “Nebraska’s Rat Pack” takes the stage at the Holland Performing Arts Center in downtown Omaha. The 56th annual Omaha Press Club Show is slated for Thursday, April 4-- two days after the city’s primary election. Newsmakers including candidates for mayor, join media and stage personalities in a 1960’s-themed spoof of politics and life in the Big O in a new setting this year. “Nebraska’s Rat Pack” includes Michael Lyon, Jeff Shields and D. Kevin Williams in the show’s version of Frank, Dean and Sammy.  Directing the event this year is husband-wife team Keith Allerton and Rebecca Noble. Sue (Baggarly) and Steve Seline are honorary chairs. Steve is president and CEO of Walnut Private Equity Partners, LLC. Sue, was part of the OPC Show cast in the early 1990s. The Thursday event starts at 5:30 pm with no-host cocktails in the new Ovations lounge, followed by dinner and a nightclub-style show in the Walter and Suzanne Scott Recital Hall. Entertainment during cocktails includes the silky strains of Nigel P. Hall on the piano. Highlights this year are the Dazzling Diamond and Sensational Wine & Spirits raffle experience. Winners in the Dazzling Diamond raffle – with its grand reveal just before the start of the show – will go home with stunning diamond and gemstone pieces from Elisa Ilana Jewelry, courtesy of Omaha’s queen of dazzle, Laurie Langdon. The gala committee includes Chris Christen, general chair; Sally Stalnaker, Jill Bydalek, Scott Darling, Trudy Darling, Kaleigh Wiese, Allison Hillyard, Karen Huber, Cathy Wyatt, Stephanie Horeis and Stacie Hamel The Omaha Press Club Show is produced and managed by the non-profit Omaha Press Club Foundation as a fund-raiser for scholarships and intern awards. Last year, the Foundation awarded more than $28,000 to 14 journalism students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the University of Nebraska at Omaha, and Creighton University. For ticket information, visit www.opcshow.org or contact reservations chair Jill Bydalek at 402-402-384-9316. For more information about the OPC Show contact Chris Christen,402-630-5843; chris.christen1@hotmail.com.

Occurs once: Apr 4, 2013 (5:30 PM to 10:30 PM)
Contact Name: cHRIS cHRISTEN
Contact Phone: 402-630-5843
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Holland Performing Arts
1200 Douglas, Omaha, NE 68102

Ticket Price: $150
Ticketing Phone: 402-630-5843
Ticketing URL: WWW.OPCSHOW.ORG
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