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.
It's been 10 years since Omaha based band Cursive released their highly-acclaimed album "Domestica," and the foursome is still going strong today.
Any film fan worth their salt can usually predict who's going to be nominated for the major award shows. This year is no different, and although it usually leads to some epic battles, one thing most people can agree on is that when the nominees are announced later this month, the best actress category will probably sound a little like this: "And the nominees are...Natalie Portman, Natalie Portman, Natalie Portman, Natalie Portman and Natalie Portman."
UNO's Department of Music will be quite busy in upcoming weeks with two very
The Gateway chatted with local band The Answer Team about who they are, where they've been, their times at UNO and plans for their next big album.
With the hopeless, hauntingly introspective lyrics of Tim Kasher and a slew of almost always cataclysmic melodies, Omaha's own Cursive has a dexterous ability to depress the happy-go-luckiest fellows, make the most virtuous of men question their beliefs, and break down the most perfect of relationships to a web of lies and boredom.
Even Friday evening's cold weather couldn't stop the crowd from gravitating to the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts.