Tron Legacy: A 3D experience that delivers

Before there was The Matrix, there was Tron. If you grew up in the 1980's, you probably remember Tron – a quirky little Disney flick about programmer Kevin Flynn (Jeff Bridges) who tries to hack into his company's mainframe, gets "digitized" and finds himself transferred into a world inside the computer.


Omaha goes goo-goo for Gaga

Love her or hate her, there's no denying how much impact Lady Gaga has had on pop culture. When the famous Mother Monster played for her ‘little monsters' at the Qwest Center Omaha March 17, St Patrick's Day became "St. Gaga Day."


Shins drops new album after five-year break

Every so often an album comes along that's flawless from beginning to end.  Indie rock band from Albuquerque, N.M., The Shins have done just that with their latest album "Port of Morrow" released on March 20. This is the band's fourth studio album.


Watie White uses art to empower local communities

Kamrin Baker CONTRIBUTOR Artist Watie White’s studio was devoid of people; just loose pencils, rough drafts and an old “bassador”—part basset hound, part Labrador—who wanted nothing...

Columbia University historian speaks at UNO

Dr. Eric Foner, a Pulitzer Prize winning historian with Columbia University spoke to a packed, eager crowd on Oct. 5.

Speaking in the College of Public Affairs and Community Service building collaborating commons, Foner spoke about his newest book, "The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery." The room was filled with students and faculty of both UNO and UNL.


Beasts of the Southern Wild

Movie theaters must have installed feel-o-vision when screening "Beasts of the Southern Wild." That or Behn Zeitlin, writer/director, has discovered a direct line to people's hearts.


Student art on display at UNO Art Gallery

Danielle Meadows CONTRIBUTOR Art students have their time to shine at the University of Nebraska at Omaha gallery. The annual juried art student exhibition is open for...

The Omaha Jitterbugs bring back swing dance

Will Patterson ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT EDITOR The Omaha Jitterbugs is a non-profit organization that is bringing back swing dancing. Through classes, workshops and a weekly dance...