Omaha local musician makes big moves in the music industry

Erik Mauro CONTRIBUTOR If you go to your favorite local bar or pay attention to the local music, the chances are you have heard her...

Fall Chrysanthemum Show at Lauritzen Gardens

Megan Fabry A&E EDITOR Lauritzen Gardens opened their 17th annual Fall Chrysanthemum Show last month for anyone who appreciates admiring nature and unique plants. Lauritzen Gardens is...

UNO Theatre tackles “Twelfth Night”

This weekend, the UNO Theatre Department brought not only their acting talent to stage, but their musical and lighting talents as well. "Twelfth Night", directed by Cindy Melby Phaneuf, is the department's last major production of the 2010-11 season.


Earth Day Omaha: Celebrating going green in Elmwood Park

Jared Kennedy NEWS EDITOR The green movement was in full swing this weekend in Elmwood Park, where Earth Day Omaha held its 27th annual celebration. Earth...

Artists @ Home: Eduardo Gardea’s Angelic Painting Series

Makayla Roumph A&E EDITOR As he worked through the loss of a sister and dwindling opportunities due to city shutdown in March, Eduardo Gardea decided to...

Local veteran melds jazz and rock

Stefan Snijders Contributor Glazed by the stark blue lights, 60-year-old Dereck Higgins stood on stage like the long-lost child of jazz and modern music he has...

Brevity

We should have recognized the omens the night we cruised into Santa Fe. When snowdrifts obscured the friendly signs and covered the windows of strangers that would normally welcome visitors like us; when blizzard-like conditions caused every automobile to creep along the interstate in fear that an overcorrection of the wheel might fatefully crush metal and bones upon impact with red rock encased in ice; when we finally arrived at our hotel room, exhausted after twelve hours on the road, and it appeared as though a drug dealer or wild animal had inhabited the place for months -- crooked picture frames and dank, mustard-colored sheets left behind as ruffled remnants of his nightly terrors, induced by bad trips, bad dreams, or bad luck.


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.