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.


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.


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.


“The Killing,” a complex and twisted murder mystery

As a devoted "Twin Peaks" fan, I rolled my eyes every time I saw the trailer for the new AMC drama, "The Killing."


Let the music festival season begin

Summer is approaching fast, and many of us are thinking about what we're going to do, where we're going to go, what shows we're going to see, where and when are we going to work, and how much booze we may or may not imbibe. One of the most exciting things to think about is all the music festivals that will be happening. Not so exciting, however, is thinking of how to pay for them.


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.


Sarah Mckinstry-Brown: Cradling Monsoons

Sarah Mckinstry-Brown is a poet, mother and wife.  She is one woman balancing a monsoon of tasks. Mckinstry-Brown explained that life's gifts and blessings can become cumbersome, such is the nature of life.  This is the inspiration behind her new full-length collection of poetry, "Cradling Monsoons."


Spectators invited to explore a new “forum” of theatre

Sometimes theatre is as much about the audience as it's about the actors onstage, and on Monday, April 25, the UNO Forum Theatre hopes to demonstrate that.