Finally, a little “Sunshine” in our sitcoms

What do you get when you combine "Arrested Development," and "Sports Night," with "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip?"  You get the new ABC comedy "Mr. Sunshine."


“Spelling Bee,” success

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" opened Friday, Feb. 18, at the Omaha Community Playhouse with few empty seats in the house.

Beatlemania visits UNO

Curly head bouncing up and down, giant grin stretched across his face, fingers strumming the air, attentively mimicking his father's movements on stage, Ryan McGuigan's young son sat in the front row at "Yesterday and Today: The Interactive Beatles Experience" in the Strauss Performing Arts Center this past Saturday night. He embodied the soul of this intimate, personable show - family, friends, camaraderie, participation and pure fun.


Just Go With It

"Just Go With It" opened Feb. 11 and can be seen in theaters everywhere, but is it worth the nine bucks?  The film is actually a remake of Oscar-winning "Cactus Flower" from 1969, but I don't think Adam Sandler will be walking away with any awards for his take on the movie.


The King’s Speech

Every so often a movie comes along that both exceeds expectations and is impossible to summarize in a pithy review column headline. "The King's Speech" is one of those movies.

Mary Poppins is pure magic

Mary Poppins: The Broadway Musical" is pure magic. I've loved the movie since I was five, and the stage production exceeded even my highest expectations.


Flawless “Human”

 A vampire, a werewolf and a ghost living together sounds like the beginning of a really bad joke, or at the very least, a really bad ‘tween book.


Top 15 Apps for the iCollegian

Life as a college student is challenging. Why not simplify things a little if you can? If you have an iPad, iPod or iPhone or if you are just iCurious… ahem, curious, I've compiled a list of apps that I've found either useful, efficient or - because we all need a little frivolity in our lives - silly.