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.


Patricia Smith, acclaimed poet, featured artist for the Nebraska Writer’s Collective

 

She's been called "a testament to the power of words to change lives." She's won a long list of awards, including the Lenore Marshall Prize from the Academy of American Poets for her book of poetry, Shoulda Been Jimi Savannah (2012) and was a National Book Award finalist for Blood Dazzler (2008). Now, she's coming to Omaha on Nov. 16th.


McConaughey can act

It's been 18 years since Matthew McConaughey made his debut in the cult classic "Dazed and Confused" and since then he's been lost in a haze of gooey romantic comedies. In his newest film, his first since 2009's "Ghosts of Girlfriends Past," McConaughey demonstrates what many have long since dismissed - he's actually a pretty good actor.


A new radio collaboration that can’t be beat

It's not often two radio stations of the same genre join forces, but that didn't stop KVNO Radio and NET Radio. The pair recently partnered to enhance their classical sounds across the state, while increasing efficiencies for both stations.


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.


Local artist follows her passion– and her students– into the world of watercolors

By Kamrin Baker ONLINE REPORTER “Miss Mason, you’re the best art teacher in the world.” Julia Mason; an art teacher at Indian Hill Elementary School, Beals Elementary...

Nectar of the Gods now available in Bellevue

University of Nebraska Omaha students who enjoy partaking in eclectic libations have a new place in which to indulge their tastes. Moonstruck Meadery, the first of its kind in Nebraska, opened at 6 p.m. Oct. 28 at 2221 Madison Street in Olde Towne Bellevue.


New beer and Bloody Mary joint spices up Benson bar scene

The flourishing, eclectic Benson neighborhood, already rife with an array of unique, independently-owned businesses, is playing host to a new watering hole for Omaha's craft beer fanatics.