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Writers Collective seeks to dismantle poetry stereotypes

By Melanie Buer CONTRIBUTOR For the last couple of years, the Nebraska Writers Collective, or NWC, has been a driving force in bringing literary arts to...

Looking for something to do? Watch a rib eating challenge

Texas Roadhouse will host a rib eating challenge 7 p.m. June 24 in the center plaza of the Shadow Lake Town Center in Papillion. The...

UNO theatre opens season with ‘The Government Inspector’

No one is who they seem in UNO's adaptation of "The Government Inspector," which opened this past weekend. Originally written in 1836 by Nikolai Gogol and adapted by Jeffery Hatcher in 2008, UNO's Douglas Paterson took the play one step further with an adaptation of his own. Paterson, who directed the play, moved the time and setting of the piece from Russia in the 1830s to our own familiar Omaha, Neb. in 1861.

“Dear White People” a provocative, nuanced, empathetic look at race issues

By Phil Brown, Contributor “Black people can’t be racist,” claims Sam White in the trailer for “Dear White People.” Tessa Thompson’s portrayal of the militant...

First week back bring excitement, homework and heat for UNO students

Students had a hot first week back at University of Nebraska at Omaha.
"Literally, it's been so freaking hot I can't think anything else," said Evan Knight, a senior English major.

Hullabaloo festival set for August

Hullabaloo, an old English word for "a clamorous noise," is also a three-day music festival held Aug. 5 through Aug. 7 and hosted by Brandon Miller of the Kris Lager Band.

‘Bro rap’ clouds creative music in real hip-hop

By Phil Brown, Contributor Omaha has been spoiled rotten when it comes to visiting hip-hop acts in the last few months. Artists such as Joey...