Best of Indigenous Film is Going Digital

  Lincoln’s Vision Maker Media has moved their annual Indigenous Film Festival online. And it’s free. The collection of over 30 films will be available to enjoy along with online filmmaker Q&As. Gathered around the theme of CommUNITY, the films chosen reflect on six themes with a different topic each week: Activism, Environment, History, LGBTQA+, Women’s Empowerment and Youth. Films range from documentaries to fiction, from shorts to animation and […]

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Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes

courtesy facebook.com/brandonmillerkc

Please be aware that everything may be subject to change. Venues may have their own rules for attendees, on top of any CDC guidelines and directed health measures (DHM) in place. If you aren’t ready to head back out for live shows, remember you can help support small venues and bands who have gone without […]

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Live Music Returns

Please be aware that venues may have their own rules for attendees, on top of any CDC guidelines and directed health measures (DHM) in place. If you aren’t ready to head back out for live shows, remember you can help support small venues and bands who have gone without work for months by buying their […]

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Rollercoaster

roller coaster

  It’s a rollercoaster. I’m fortunate to have a full-time “day job” outside of The Reader that quickly moved to have as many people working from home as possible. I’m fortunate I’m still employed with insurance. I’m so grateful. I know others who are not as lucky. Meanwhile, working from home comes with its own challenges […]

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Hoodoo Update

Héctor Anchondo by Blake Harris

WRITER’S UPDATE 3/17/2020: As everyone is aware, the impact of Covid-19 is changing hourly. The result is venues are closing, including Lincoln’s historic venue, The Zoo Bar, artists are cancelling or being forced to cancel tours, and artists, venues and those employed there (and in all our small businesses) are potentially going without their usual […]

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Omaha Artist Goes Global

Héctor Anchondo by Blake Harris

WRITER’S UPDATE 3/17/2020: As everyone is aware, the impact of Covid-19 is changing hourly. The result is venues are closing, including Lincoln’s historic venue, The Zoo Bar, artists are cancelling or being forced to cancel tours, and artists, venues and those employed there (and in all our small businesses) are potentially going without their usual […]

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Blues Heats Up

Jeff Jensen and Brandon Santini, leaders of Tennessee Redemption. Courtesy Endless Blues Records

It may still be winter, but plans are already underway for this summer’s blues-roots festivals. Playing with Fire founder and organizer Jeff Davis shared plans for the 2020 Playing with Fire concerts, announcing a new venue for this summer’s shows. In an email to The Reader, Davis said the concerts will be held at the […]

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