On Wednesday, March 13, Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran took the stage at the CenturyLink Center for the first ever performance of the Red Tour. Omaha fans sold out this two-night event, with a total attendance of over 26,000.
The last time I checked, ukuleles were not a common ingredient in today's pop music culture. Several musicians made a strong case for the tiny stringed instrument during the Nebraska Pop Music Festival show last Friday night.
Although the Oscars were last week, it feels like they just ended five minutes ago.
This year's Academy Awards went over the usual three hours by half an hour. While I consider myself a pop culture buff and eagerly await the Oscars every year, this year's telecast seemed to go on and on. Thankfully host Seth MacFarlane tried to move things along.
An annual event anticipated by Omaha artists for an entire year has finally arrived. Not the Grammys that aired Sunday night, but another arts and entertainment awards show—one that meshes Omaha music and performing arts scenes into a celebration of honorary achievement and prestige—the sixth Annual Omaha Entertainment and Arts Awards.