Opera Outdoors:

Opera Omaha took their stage outdoors at Midtown Crossing's Turner Park. The performance showcased selections from its upcoming season.

Writing Center holds annual writer’s retreat

Over fall break, UNO's Writing Center stayed open to welcome writers for their second annual Fall Writer's Retreat. UNO Language Studies professor Nora Bacon got the idea for a writer's retreat from a colleague at Temple University who also directs that writing center.

Making Us Conscious: ‘The Maids’

The Collective Unconscious—a student-run theatre in Omaha—held their second production, "The Maids," July 27 through 30 and Aug. 4 through 6. The one-act play was performed at UNO's Weber Fine Arts Building, beginning at 7:30 pm on the scheduled dates. General admission was $8, and one dollar from each ticket sold was donated to the Nebraska Chapter of the ACLU, as the Collective Unconscious is a non-profit organization.

The Omahahop Report

Hello, fellow hop heads! I apologize for the lack of beer news lately, but sometimes life gets super busy! Fear not, as I am back. I hope you enjoy these tidbits of information. There are some great things going on in the Omaha beer world and some great new beers are in stock. Prost!          

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.

UNO’s Paranormal Summit a frightening and fun success

More than 100 people gathered Friday night in room 101 of the CPACS building to hear and see evidence of the paranormal. UNO's Paranormal Society put together the 2011 Paranormal Summit. Admission was $5 per person and the event was held from 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

MTV Video Music Awards reward the best in this year’s music entertainment

The 2012 MTV Video Music Awards (VMA's), hosted by comedian Kevin Hart, took place on Sept. 6 in sunny Los Angeles at the Staples Center.

’12 Ophelias’ continues this weekend at UNO

With a setting like "Water. Road. Time.," the audience at UNO's opening night performance of "12 Ophelias (A Play with Broken Songs)" knew they were in for a different kind of production.