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Music

Conor Oberst talks Dolores Diaz and the Standby Club

Culture

My Incredibly Awkward, Not-So-Funny Interview with Hannibal Buress

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Here’s Why

Film

Kathy Garver remembers ‘The Ten Commandments’

Film

Funny Noir Die

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Other lives

Film

My Bad?

Arts

Look out, here comes the master race.

Arts

Tremors in a college town

Dining Section

Papillion’s Farmer’s Market Offers a Midweek Local Solution

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Death for Profit

“Examine the obvious.” That was a favorite imperative of Dr. Fritz Perls, originator of Gestalt Therapy. The ideal is followed too rarely.

Prince Nelson need not have died. Not the way he did, at least: in an elevator, slumped over in an opioid-induced rigor mortis.

Prince was another of the thousands killed each year unnecessarily by prescription drugs. The numbers are staggering. Since a Journal of the American...

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Music

Revelations of beauty and charm touched by shadows.

You don’t often get to hear music by Gustav Mahler’s contemporary and countryman Alexander Zemlinsky. But you can at this month’s Omaha Symphony Joslyn performance of his 1934 Sinfonietta, his last purely orchestral composition. It was preceded by seven operas, many songs, a ballet and other works. “I have always thought, and still believe, that he was a great composer,” wrote Arnold Schoenberg seven years after...

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Arts

Shea Wilkinson: Homo roboticus

Shea Wilkinson is a fabric artist from Nebraska. After receiving a Bachelor of Arts from the UNO in International Studies and German Language she traveled to Mexico to teach English. Here is where she discovered her passion for art. She has had her art exhibited near and far and won the James Renwick Alliance's Chrysalis Award for a distinguished emerging artist in 2016. The Fred Simon Gallery will be displaying her...

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Film

The 10th annual Elkhorn Valley/BEA D7 Film and Media Conference

Despite the art offerings of Film Streams and the mainstream fare of locally owened theaters like Aksarben, Nebraska still isn’t the ideal place to be a film lover. Sure, we get to see the big studio films the same day as the rest of the country, but independent and foreign films on limited release schedules can take months to make their way into the area. Side note: the Dundee reopening can't get here fast...

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Music

Classic Brass

Music spanning almost 400 years comes to the fore in Nebraska Brass’s concert, “Brass in Time.” Going as far back as the sonorities that echoed across the grand piazzas and soaring architecture of 17th century Venice comes a 1608 piece by Giovanni Gabrieli. And, reaching beyond Earth’s horizons into the infinities of outer space, there’s John Williams’s 1977 music for Star Wars.

In between, the quintet, as if...

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