Swift gives strong performance at Qwest

Sparks flew and the audience cheered as Taylor Swift took the Qwest Center stage on May 28. Kicking off her "Speak Now" tour with two shows in Omaha, Swift opened the concert  with the song "Sparks Fly," and true to the song lyrics, the audience was showered with sparklers held by Swift's performers as they floated above the stage.


Skrillex sells out, moves show to Sokol Auditorium

Dubstep, a new sound taking over the music scene, is known for its intense, low frequencies and strong bass line.  Musical artists like Skrillex are using dubstep to create dynamic and inventive mixes and songs.

 


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.

 


Your 2011 Music Festival Guide

Summer is just around the corner, and you're probably planning on checking out some music festivals.  Here's a friendly guide to help make your festival experience fantastic.


Pattinson stuns in ‘Water for Elephants’

Robert Pattinson proves he is more than just a sparkly bloodsucker in his latest film, "Water for Elephants." Outshining two Oscar winners in most of his scenes, Pattinson delivers with passion and intensity absent from the "Twilight" films.


Radiohead turns in powerful performance with “King of Limbs”

Radiohead has found a unique balance between the bizarre and the entertaining with their last few albums.


UNO seniors, the cream of the crop

Surrounded by scenes of violent tornadoes, community members were taken by storm through the works of the Crop, the UNO Writer's Workshop's student organization, this past Tuesday in the UNO Art Gallery.


Emerging area artists will get their chance to shine

Omaha will have a chance to celebrate the arts with some of Nebraska's newest up-and-comers. The Union for Contemporary Art's first exhibition, Emerging!, will showcase some of Nebraska's best while introducing Omaha to the brand new non-profit organization and its pro-grams. Twelve emerging Nebraskan artists will be featured in this three-day exhibition.