Femme Fest calls for festival submissions

Kelly Langin ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT EDITOR Benson First Friday Femme Fest will hold its second annual event on Sept. 2. Femme Fest is a festival focused...

Leola’s brings music, community for 30 years

Ciara Watson CONTRIBUTOR With the recent passing of Leola McDonald, owner of Leola’s Records and Tapes, it’s not just a loss for the north Omaha community,...

Mavis Staples and Nick Lowe to perform at Holland Center

Kelly Langin ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT EDITOR Omaha Performing Arts will present Mavis Staples and Nick Lowe in a double-bill concert on March 10 at the Holland...

Kanye West releases new album “The Life of Pablo”

Kelly Langin ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT EDITOR Yeezy gave us the Valentine’s Day present we all deserve by dropping “The Life of Pablo” early Sunday morning. The...

Beyoncé gets into “Formation”: Pro-black video, performance receives criticism

Taleisha Newbill CONTRIBUTOR The Queen Bee broke the Internet last weekend when she released a new song and video. The song, titled “Formation,” is a pro-black...

David Bowie’s impact on pop culture

By Zane Fletcher EDITOR-IN-CHIEF I have always considered myself one of the lucky few whose parents stressed the importance of musical education. Growing up, my education...

Cage the Elephant experiments with grunge

Zane Fletcher EDITOR-IN-CHIEF When Cage the Elephant burst onto the scene in 2009 with their first self-titled album, many instantly fell in love with the hard...

Omaha CEO releases album independently

By Jason Evans Contributor Omaha has become such a bustling city for musicians both young and old to produce their work or to find new fans....