Frostival spotlights local bands

Marissa Wiese CONTRIBUTOR Want to make the holiday break rock? Omaha’s Downtown music scene is keeping the beat throughout the student holiday. The Slowdown is a rock...

Jenna Hynek: Concert photographer

Jessica Wade OPINION EDITOR Some people spend years searching for their passion, discovering that one thing that drives them to late nights, early mornings and—in freshman...

Sundance winner is dark and charming

Jeff Turner SENIOR STAFF WRITER The Sundance Grand Jury Prize winner, “I Don’t Feel at Home in this World Anymore,” the directorial debut of frequent Jeremy...

Film preview: “(Re)Assignment”

Jeff Turner ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT EDITOR “(Re)Assignment,” as it’s now being called, has been floating around IMDB.com for the past few years. There was talk of...

Eight movies that needed to be family-friendly animation

DISCLAIMER. THE TOPICS AND ISSUES COVERED IN THIS EDITION ARE NOT REAL NEWS. ... HAPPY APRIL FOOLS DAY. Jeff Turner SENIOR STAFF WRITER 1. Taxi Driver Travis Bickle is a...

The Brooke Loose show great promise

Jeff Turner ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT EDITOR The Broke Loose started out in Omaha’s rock-and-roll underground in the fall of 2012. They cite their main musical influences...

Jordan Peele’s directorial debut “Get Out” is well received

Rob Carraher CONTRIBUTOR Jordan Peele has made a name for himself doing sketch comedy. It was only recently he starred in his first feature film as...

Israeli director Shimon Dotan comes to UNO

Danielle Meadows CONTRIBUTOR Award-winning Israeli film director Shimon Dotan visited Universty of Nebraska at Omaha last week, screening his controversial film “The Settlers.” The film covers...