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Heartland Healing

Red Meat Roulette

Heartland Healing

Watermelon, Man

Doctor Mysterian

The End of Government

Comic Con Report — Day Three & Four

More Prairie, Less Pizzazz

Enduring…Explosive…Exciting:

“Probably the most viscerally exciting piece ever written for the instrument.”

That’s how violinist Joshua Bell described Tchaikovsky’s “Concerto in D for Violin and Orchestra.” Bell performs the piece with the Omaha Symphony this Friday and Saturday.

He said the piece is incredible, passionate and exciting. Bell estimated he’s played the work about a 1,000 times since he was 13 years old but insists it is...

Planet Power

Cosmic Forecast, Nov. 8-14

“People always told him he’d never hit the Sun with a spear, yet he tried and he tried and he tried for ever so many a year. Now, nobody knows what happened, but everyone thinks it’s weird. The day the Sun exploded, the little boy disappeared. All I ever wanted said of me, when this life is done, is that all he ever wanted to be was be an apple for the Sun.” —my epitaph, written at the age of 12. Only now am I...

Sports

Mistaken Identity

Yep, Justin Blatchford looks a little bit like Taylor Martinez, enough so that Nebraska football fans have even mistaken him, on occasion, for his Husker teammate.

“I’ve gotten that a couple of times from fans, asking me for my autograph, and they’re kind of surprised when they get it,” said Blatchford.

As the starting quarterback, Martinez is the better known player, of course. Blatchford, a senior from...

Sports

Final Four or Bust!

Go ahead and take a drink. Don’t just stop with a sip, drink deep. For Creighton basketball fans, the blue Kool-aid is flowing and its never tasted sweeter as what promises to be a season like no other sets to tip off.

As preseason practice began in October, Head Coach Greg McDermott set the bar high, publicly stating the team’s goal of reaching the Sweet 16. But why stop there? If you’re going to drink the...

8 Days-DO NOT USE

Pick: Games++

November 10
Games++
Bemis Underground, 12th and Leavenworth St.
9am-9pm, Free
 
Think you’re a leet game developer who’s looking for an opportunity to create an awesome game that’ll get everybody hooked? Or are you a pro gamer who’s looking to show off your mad skills? Whether your specialty is in board games, card games, or video games, Alex Myers and Jeff Thompson are hosting a 12-hour Game Jam where gamers...

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