Entertainment industry embraces 3-D technology

 Entertainment technology is constantly evolving. From the new D-Box seats in select Rave Motion Pictures theaters at Westroads Mall to 3-D showings of the biggest films of the season, the entertainment industry wants the audience to be part of the action.


Local choir performs in ‘Distant’ concert

For fans of the Final Fantasy video games, Thursday, March 21 was as magical as the classic series' stories and plots.


Audiences embrace ‘The Lion King’ in 3D

"Hakuna Matata—what a wonderful phrase. Hakuna Matata—ain't no passing craze." As theaters filled up last weekend to celebrate the re-release of one of Disney's classic movies in 3D, it's clear "The Lion King" is also not a passing craze.


McConaughey can act

It's been 18 years since Matthew McConaughey made his debut in the cult classic "Dazed and Confused" and since then he's been lost in a haze of gooey romantic comedies. In his newest film, his first since 2009's "Ghosts of Girlfriends Past," McConaughey demonstrates what many have long since dismissed - he's actually a pretty good actor.


Muse’s ‘2nd Law’ a shining example of the musical eclectic

On September 28, 2012, English alternative rock band Muse released their album 2nd Law. With the rising popularity of the band's new single, "Madness," and their recent performances on shows like Saturday Night Live, Muse is quickly taking over the American music scene.
The sixth studio album release from the trio was to be "something radically different" from their previous albums, according to bassist Christopher Wolstenholme in an interview with UK magazine Karrang!
With the varying blend of genres, radically different it is.
 


Circa Survive, Foxy Shazam thrash The Slowdown

"If Foxy Shazam was an animal at the zoo, well it'd be the lion that would bite your head off without even thinkin' about it!" These were the first words lead singer, Eric Nally, used to describe the wild ride we were about to go on this past Wednesday at The Slowdown.


Shakespeare on the Green to present ‘Julius Caesar,’ ‘The Comedy of Errors’

 

This summer, a great political leader will be murdered by his close associates, and a war of retribution will break out. A prisoner shall be slated for execution, and the world will go mad as four men, as two pairs of doppelgangers, are sent on the ride of their lives. And you'll get to see it all for free. This is Shakespeare on the Green, which will run from June 21 to July 8 at Elmwood Park.


Swift gives strong performance at Qwest

Sparks flew and the audience cheered as Taylor Swift took the Qwest Center stage on May 28. Kicking off her "Speak Now" tour with two shows in Omaha, Swift opened the concert  with the song "Sparks Fly," and true to the song lyrics, the audience was showered with sparklers held by Swift's performers as they floated above the stage.