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...

Hello World! Loops and other things

Greetings again, programmers, and welcome to week 2 of Hello World!  Last week we learned a little about Python the programming language.  We learned something about the print() function (more on functions later), variable assignment, and took a (very) brief look at a loop.  Just as a reminder, in case you've forgotten or misplaced your copy of last week's lesson, here's what it looked like:


Rednecks to party at UNO’s Baxter Arena

By Derek Munyon ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT EDITOR Baxter Arena will play host to two of the most popular “redneck” comedians on Friday. Jeff Foxworthy and Larry the...

“The Salesman” delivers amid controversy

Rob Carraher CONTRIBUTOR The controversy surrounding Asghar Farhadi’s “The Salesman” lead to him not coming to the United States to accept his Academy Award for Best...

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....

Local Band Manager Balances Motherhood with Career in Entertainment

Engles has worked in the entertainment industry for around 7 years - it's when she booked bands at Stir Cove for Harrah's Casino when she took notice of Omaha's local music scene. 


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...

Rudd charms audiences in ‘Our Idiot Brother’

After a warm welcome at the Sundance Film Festival in January, "Our Idiot Brother" hit big screens across the country for the first time last Friday. But be warned, this is not your usual Paul Rudd comedy.