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Love Fest in the Midwest coming to Bellevue
With over 20 bands, Love Fest in the Midwest is coming to the Bellevue Berry Farm.
Dale Chase lays down nerdcore rhymes on new album ‘Typedef’
Quirky rhymes on this album create an infectious and hilarious musical style.
Sitar player makes Black Angels music even more unique
The Black Angels' music is unique. The sitar player adds a special touch.
‘Oblivion’ good on cinematography, effects, confusing on plot twists
'Oblivion' isn't impossible to follow but it has plenty of confusing plot twists.
Slightly Stoopid sells out Sokol Auditorium
Slightly Stoopid still has a following. Proof of that was at the band's Omaha concert.
Local band rocks Omaha
Omaha-based band Funk Trek released a new album at a CD release concert.
Thesis show opens in UNO Gallery
The Bachelor of Fine Arts Thesis Show exhibits the works of the select few art students who have risen through the ranks and are about to obtain their degrees in Fine Arts.
Documentary explores hidden meanings in Kubrick's "The Shining"
Stephen King first released “The Shining” in 1977, becoming an established horror writer. Three years later, director Stanley Kubrick brought “The Shining” to life, proving to audiences once again that he was a master of filmmaking.
Thirty-three years later, director Rodney Ascher examines the weird world of “The Shining” in his documentary “Room 237.” The film’s objective is to uncover hidden meanings Kubrick may have intended in his making of “The Shining.”
Nexflix's original series, "House of Cards," doesn't fold
If you think most critics are harsh, you don’t know me. Half the time, a preview is enough to keep me from seeing a movie, and most television shows don’t keep me coming back.
So, trust me when I say this. Netflix’s original series, “House of Cards,” is truly a must-see.
Principal of least interest: Concept proves true for relationships too
Psst. You there! Yes, you. Wanna know a secret? Of course you do. So, there is this little thing from way back in 1938 (when sociologist William Waller coined the phrase) called the principle of least interest, and it is 100 percent true.
Yours truly first read about this concept back in one of her first speech communication classes at UNO. I read about it, took a test on it, but instead of forgetting about it like we all usually do, I pocketed it for future reference. After all, I need all the help and advice I can get in relationships, and I have a sneaking suspicion one of our lovely UNO professors is a better source of information than my mother.
Alabama Shakes album doesn't live up to expectations
Formed in 2009, Alabama Shakes has recently been taking over the indie music scene. After only four years, the band has been selling out venues across the country. Their first single “Hold On” made it to Billboard’s Hot 100, earning them a Grammy nomination for 2012 Best New Artist.
Jurassic Park returns in all of its glory, now a 3D experience
The re-release of the classic is as good as the original, but the 3D isn't worth the money
We’ve all seen it. We’ve all tried recreating the ripple effect in the cup of water. We’ve all said “cleva’ girl” to our friends when they’re smart. And we’ve all squealed when we thought the raptors were going to get the kids in the kitchen.
First ever Dishcrawl hits the Omaha metro
On April 23, the first ever Dishcrawl will be hitting the Omaha metro.
Founded in San Jose, Calif., Dishcrawl is a play on the popular events called “barcrawls” in which participants travel around different bars, seeing what each one has to offer.
Similarly, Dishcrawl will travel through downtown Omaha, touring some of the area’s most popular restaurants and sampling their specialties.
Omaha botanical gardens offer winter fun despite the cold temps
For most Omahans, going to a botanical garden center doesn’t sound like a fun activity in the winter. However, at Lauritzen Gardens, there is an indoor activity that makes the local botanical center worth a trip, even with some snow on the ground.