Birdman is most fascinating, unique film of the year

By Tressa Eckerman, Contributor There is a hysterical, unhinged hilarity to Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu’s new film Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) and the...

“Safe House” an entertaining action flick

Taking place over a span of three days, "Safe House" stars Denzel Washington as Tobin Frost, a rogue CIA agent who has been off the grid for almost 10 years. In Cape Town, South Africa he walks into the American consulate and turns himself in. He's transported to a safe house run by young CIA agent Matt Weston (Ryan Reynolds), desperate to get a new, more exciting post. Frost is considered one of the most dangerous men in the world and is now Weston's "house guest."

Kris Lager Band wows Waiting Room

The music was groovy and the crowd was alive with energy on May 28 at Waiting Room Lounge. Although minors needed permission slips to enter, the show was open to all ages and featured three of Omaha's local bands.


Calendar of Events 3-10-11

Calendar of events 3-11-11

Wilco adds two near-Omaha dates

Area Wilco fans who have been longing for the band to return to the Big O since their 2007 romp at the Orpheum Theater can rest a bit more easily.

On Sept. 2, the Chicago-based rock combo announced a nine-date mini tour of the Midwest and Texas area at the end of the year. Although Omaha wasn't included – again – the band will be performing two shows that are both within three hours of the metro area.

Saddle Creek Shop open for business

When the black flag is flying, Saddle Creek Shop is open for business.

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...

The Spirit of Shakespeare:

Nebraska Shakespeare has brought Shakespeare on the Green to UNO's neighboring Elmwood Park for 27 years. The production has made a name in Omaha's theatre scene and has been embraced by the community for more than two decades.