UNO music program ends year on high note

UNO's Department of Music had a busy year.


Twelfth Night: Q & A with the director

Twelfth Night," directed by UNO Professor Cindy Melby Phaneuf, opens April 15 at the UNO Theatre. It's the director's third time working with this play, and her first opportunity to work with a student cast. UNO theater major Xin Shao spoke with Phaneuf regarding "Twelfth Night," beginning with a brief plot synopsis.


The intention was bass

You can't walk very well (even if you're sober) because the floor is covered in sweat and booze - and maybe even some other bodily fluids. Your ears are ringing and you can't seem to figure out what your friend is saying to you. Your legs feel like jelly and your whole body is aching. Your hair is soaking wet, you may or may not have the shirt on that you originally had at the beginning of the night. Most importantly, you have a grin reaching from ear to ear.


Ricardo Iznaola brings beautiful whimsy to Strauss

On April 7, people began making their way into the Strauss Performing Arts Recital Hall to see Ricardo Iznaola play.


Ricardo Iznaola brings beautiful whimsy to Strauss

On April 7, people began making their way into the Strauss Performing Arts Recital Hall to see Ricardo Iznaola play.


Q&A with local band After the Fall

Local band After the Fall formed in late 2005 and features Justin Inget on vocals, Casey Minkten on guitar and Justin Eatherton on drums. Derek Stearns, a UNO senior pursuing a bachelor's of science in accounting, plays guitar for the band. Steven Stojka, a UNO alumni with a bachelor's in studio art technology, is After the Fall's bassist.


UNO student dazzles on violin

For Kaitlyn Filippini, success is always just over the bend. The 22-year-old violinist/artist has performed with musical greats such as Rod Stewart, Josh Groban, Mannheim Steamroller, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Michael Buble and Mary J. Blige. But she says she always feels as if there's something out there she can do better.


Adele’s ’21’ shows a more mature side

Three years after the release of her debut album, "19," Adele has returned. Her new piece of work, fittingly titled "21," chronicles the Grammy winner's rollercoaster love life in what is already being called one of the best break-up albums of all time.