Full of aspects of murder, family and bloody revenge is what the University of Nebraska at Omaha Theatre Department brings to the stage production of "Elektra," a Greek play.
Modern and historical references combine for dramatic contrast in Hardcore Painting: Confessions and Premonitions by Julie Farstad and Jessie Fisher, the UNO Art Gallery's first fall semester exhibition. The exhibit, which features contemporary paintings, began Aug. 26 and will end Sept. 28.
Farstad and Fisher are both assistant professors of painting at the Kansas City Art Institute. As a feminist painter, Farstad portrays influences of popular culture and psychoanalysis of girlhood drama in her work. In contrast, Fisher's figurative painting and use of rich color resembles the late Renaissance era.
Hit the Prez. Win a prize. The last production of "Assassins" Saturday evening invited the audience in with the revels of faded glory, a wooden plank stage and carnival-esque scenery.
A recurring theme in the film "Silver Linings Playbook" is that one incident can change a lifetime.
The film's dialogue is fast, sharp and full of wit. The roles of Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence and Robert De Niro bring the story to life. The director, David O. Russell, gives brilliant insight to the struggles of mental illness that makes the story relatable and unique today.