UNO professor examines unexposed culture

"They are very underrepresented and misunderstood," Dr. Bridget Blomfield says when speaking about the Shi'a women that she writes about.    


Jukebox the Ghost electrifies Waiting Room crowd

By Kelly Langin, Asst. Copy Editor “Tonight, I’m gonna have myself a real good time,” Ben Thornewill crooned as he played the opening chords to Queen’s “Don’t Stop...

Slightly Stoopid sells out Sokol Auditorium

Slightly Stoopid still has a following. Proof of that was at the band's Omaha concert.


The vibrant tradition of Benson First Friday

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‘The Descendants’ a perfect film of life’s imperfections

Directed by Omaha native Alexander Payne, "The Descendants" is about Hawaiian real estate lawyer Matt King (George Clooney), a struggling parent who must confront his family's issues.


Trans-Siberian Orchestra rocks Mid-America Center

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa - For a holiday as over-commercialized and drawn out as Christmas, people can grow tired easily, bored and cynical about the annual celebration. Green and red become cliché.  Aside from the true meaning of the holidays, the spirit of celebration can become stale, old and predictable for those who crave variety and unorthodox stimulation.


Mojo Smokehouse and Ales

When people hear Maverick Mojo, they usually associate the term with some sort of sporting event. Mojo in Aksarben Village, however, is trying to change that perception.


Sleeper Agent plays Waiting Room

Sleeper Agent, a girl-led pop/rock band from Bowling, Ky., played to a small but energetic crowd Sept. 20 at The Waiting Room Lounge. The six-piece band features Alex Kandel on lead vocals, Tony Smith on guitar/vocals, Justin Wilson on drums, Lee Williams on bass, Scott Gardner on keyboard/synth and Josh Martin on lead guitar. Bazooka Shootout, an Omaha band, opened for Sleeper Agent.