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.   
 


KANEKO alters reality one exhibit at a time

Megan Fabry A&E EDITOR A string of concrete warehouses in Omaha’s Old Market may look like any other building, but once people step inside, they experience...

Oscar-nominated short films to show at Film Streams

For the fourth year in a row, "Oscar Shorts! Academy Award Nominated Films" opens Friday, Feb. 11 at the Ruth Sokolof theater. They will present the films nominated for Best Animated Short and Best Live-Action short, as they have done in the past. For the first time, they will be showing this year's nominees for Best Documentary Short.


Beastcoast visits the Midwest, Bada$$ shines

By Taleisha Newbill, Contributor Hip-hops new kid on the block, Joey Bada$$ brought along four of his pros and gave Omaha the taste of New...

House of Cards season 3: An underwhelming start

By Phil Brown, Reporter It was the sense of unpredictability and menace that brought life to Beau Willimon’s broadly-brushed Washington D.C in the last two seasons of House...

Omaha Public Libraries celebrate National Women’s History Month

As Black History Month comes to an end, National Women's History Month is now upon us. This March, the National Women's History Project has chosen "Women Inspiring Innovation Through Imagination: Celebrating Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics" as their annual national theme, which celebrates the lives of women across the nation whose lives have impacted the innovative field.
This year, the Omaha Public Library has some big plans to honor the remarkable women of our country.  Throughout March, selected libraries will be hosting a series of free events, exhibits and celebrations.
 


Sparkling ‘Smash’

"Smash," the new NBC drama from executive producer Steven Spielberg, is like a good version of "Glee." The talent pool is deeper and richer, it's full of characters who are actually likeable, the story is more mature and it's more realistic.


Event aims to enlighten more about Shakespeare

Nebraska Shakespeare and UNO professor D. Scott Glasser are teaming up to help bring films from Shakespeare's material to a wider audience.