Pretty Lights to play Westfair

With dubstep music swarming the Midwest this past year, it is no surprise that Derek Vincent Smith, or Pretty Lights, upcoming show in Council Bluffs, IA is causing a big hype within the Omaha music scene.  Pretty Lights will be playing at Westfair Amphitheater Saturday Aug. 25. 


Joe’s Crab Shack gives Omahans seafood retreat

As a native Oregonian, I probably have higher seafood standards than most Nebraskans. When you are raised on fresh salmon and other ocean-infused dishes, you learn that not any plate of fish will do. But Joe's Crab Shack, a national seafood chain that opened an Omaha location near Westroads Mall, has done its research and simulates a coastal crab hangout.


Taste of Omaha draws in massive crowd for the 3-day festival event

Omaha's 15th annual Taste of Omaha proved to be a success as the Heartland of America Park and Lewis & Clark Landing was flooded with people all weekend long.


Professor’s photography on display

University of Nebraska Omaha professor Christine Reed hosted a photography exhibit at the Healing Arts Center of Omaha in the Old Market, focused on the Pryor Mountain Range in Lovell, Wyo.


Outlet recieves more than a facelift, expected to bring in revenue and jobs

Omahans remember the old Nebraska Crossing shopping center located near Gretna. The much needed renovation is expected to be open November 15. The original shopping center was 190,000 square ft, the new one is 350,000 square ft.


UNO music program ends year on high note

UNO's Department of Music had a busy year.


Lana Del Rey offers a different sound

Her name is Elizabeth Grant, better known by her stage name Lana Del Rey, and she's the latest American singer-songwriter taking the music scene by storm. Her debut album, "Born to Die," is set to release today.


New Game Of Thrones season opens on a strong note

Jeff Turner CONTIBUTOR Season seven of “Game of Thrones” had a lot of issues. From pacing to characters acting out of accord to a shortage of...