Whether we're popping a CD in our car stereos on the way to work or choosing a playlist for an all-night study session, all of us have our favorite artists that we continue to fall back on. Here's a list of the artists who have won that spot in our hearts… and on our iPods.
Hear Nebraska, which is a non-profit organization, officially launched their web site Jan. 24 and is trying to become the one stop place for anything that is Nebraskan music media. The founder of the organization, journalist Andrew Norman, has slowly but surely been putting the pieces together for the last couple of years to make a promising idea materialize into something big.
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Performances of "Dark Play or Stories for Boys," by Carlos Murillo will run from Feb. 23 through 26 through March 3 through 5 in the UNO Theatre, located in the Weber Fine Arts Building. The box office opens on Feb. 14. Tickets are free for all UNO students and only $5 for all other students.
The works of Hesse mcgraw and Dustin Bushon are completely diferent entities, but the themes they explore are quite similar: How public art shapes space. Speaking to a crowded gallery room on Jan. 23 as part of the College of Fine Arts and Media's Masters and Music speaker series, the two artists shared their views on what they do.
Neil Simon's The Odd Couple had its opening night at the Omaha Community Playhouse on Jan. 21. The Playhouse, a classy and spacious theatre maintained through community donations and staffed by volunteers, was warm with laughter as freezing temperatures kept the city of Omaha stiff outside.
The first thing that needs to be pointed out about the Coen brothers' newest movie "True Grit," is that it isn't a remake of the 1969 John Wayne film. Instead, it is a faithful reconstruction of the 1968 book by Charles Portis.
"If Foxy Shazam was an animal at the zoo, well it'd be the lion that would bite your head off without even thinkin' about it!" These were the first words lead singer, Eric Nally, used to describe the wild ride we were about to go on this past Wednesday at The Slowdown.