Benson First Friday: APRIL 7th

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Dear BFFs,

Although April is fast approaching, please don't be a "fool" and miss out on our April edition of BFF! Sure to be a rite of spring...

First a big shout out to our poster artist of the month: Mr. Bart Vargas!

And also - a big shout out to our Spring Intern, Tanner Reckling! He'll be curating and operating 2 events monthly at various venues throughout the neighborhood!

His March events are:

@ 1912

UNO Life Drawing Class Exhibition


@ Parlour 1887

Mark Sabaliauskas & Michael Kingery: Digital Mediums

Demo Event!

Here are the rest of the haps:


Keep an eye out for Omaha Rollergirls skatin' the streets and at 'TBD booth location!

Game Day Info:

Ralston Arena

April 22, April 29, May 13, and June 17


@ PETSHOP (2727 N 62nd St)

Derek Courtney // Sameness Without End


Kinetic Light Sculpture of Dave Goldberg

@ Barley Street Tavern

Stocksmile (NV)

Jacob James Wilton


Pando Potential Meter

@ Lion's Mane

Vintage Fashion

@ Omaha Yoga and Bodywork Center

TGIF Yoga with Jason Rezac @ 5:30 - FREE on BFFs\


Art by: Rachel Hermes

@ Lover Luxuries

Free Giveaways for everyone who comes in the store! Be sure to check out the TUNNEL OF LOVE!

@ 402 Arts Collective

Gallery Opening: Camryn Bowers


Community Art Project: Make a Bouquet

@ Ted and Wally's


@ Omaha Bicycle Co.


@ Daisy Jones' Locker

BFF Artist Showcase: Kelsey Kowalski

@ Zombie Glass

Artist Conrad Hinz

@ The Little Gallery

Opening reception: They're at The Door - real time art making performance by Sean Jackson

@ Tip Top Thrift Shop

Special Hours

@ The Sydney


@ The Benson Theatre

Tours of the Theatre

@ Star Deli

Mike Loftus: The Art of Hearing Less

@ Full House Bar


@ Reverb

Delicate Steve at Reverb Lounge

@ Jake's Cigars

Artist Tracy Ann Bechtold

@ Sailor's Grave Tattoo

Artist Dick Warsocki & LIVE Music from Lash LaRue

@ Waiting Room

Party Thieves + Mayhem | Grand Theft Army World Tour


@ Burke's Pub

Artist Ramanda Fuelberth

@ Choice Custom Framing



Burrito Envy - Free Chips/Salsa w/ Purchase of Food or Drink

Full House Bar - $2.00 DRAWS, $7.00 PITCHERS, $4.50 JAEGER & VEGAS BOMS, $4.75 WING SPECIAL (10)

Reverb Lounge - $1 genesee cans

$1 off menu cocktails & craft and import taps

$2 domestic taps (dad beers) (4pm-7pm)

1912 - (11am-7pm) BFF Specials on the Roof

Aromas - $1 off all cupcakes and rolls after 5 pm. Use the walk-up window!

Infusion - $3 Hoptasm Double IPA pints and free food while supplies last! (3-6pm)

Mantra - (4:30-6) $6 small plates, $1 off all beer $2 off all wine and $6 house cocktails

Taita- discounted drinks and appetizers

Jane's Health Market - discounted wheatgrass and carrot shots

Pizza Shoppe - $3 whiskey shots and $1 PBRs

Jake's Cigars - $1 off tap beers

The Sydney - $1 off tap beers

Krug Park - $3.75 wells, $1 off American Tap Beers

The Beercade - 4 quarters with every draft beer

Jerry's - $5 pitchers/$4 Jameson

and more.

Benson Brewery - $3.50 Pints, $1 off wells.

Special thanks to our Sponsors

Jake's Cigars


Polecat Communications


Ted and Wallys & Localmotive Benson


Lion's Mane Vintage


Sharpened Clothing


Petshop Gallery

See you there :)

� your BFF


Benson is a unique, historic north central area of Omaha, Nebraska filled with live music, restaurants and bars. Many annual festivals...