Graduation Day

After hinting at it for a while, Straight Outta Junior High’s last show is here. “This one is our actual final show,” says lead singer Nate Olsen over the phone, resolutely. It’s an amicable breakup that Olsen says just felt like the right thing to do. “Yeah, you get older and other things get more […]

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You Don’t Know Bob

Bob Wiltfong might not be a catchy household name, but this news reporter-turned nationally known comedian is everywhere lately. He was billed as “The World’s Greatest Spokesperson in the World” in a series of recent Nationwide Insurance ads, and he’s also been a correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. This Saturday, Wiltfong returns […]

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Pick: Blake Shelton

January 14th Blake Shelton w/ special guests Justin Moore and Dia Frampton Pershing Center, 15th and N St, Lincoln 7:30pm, $52.25, pershingcenter.com You may have seen him on NBC’s “The Voice”, where Blake Shelton’s friendly, mild-mannered style of coaching endeared him to viewers. Shelton’s rugged, down-to-earth appeal also shines through on his country-pop tunes, staples […]

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Midnight Movie: Mulholland Drive

June 17-18 Midnight Movie: Mulholland Drive Dundee Theatre, 4952 Dodge St. Midnight Friday and Saturday, $6, dundeetheatre.com Mulholland Drive, David Lynch’s trippy 2001 offering, gets its due at Dundee this weekend. It’s a dreamy, Oscar-nominated flick that explores the blurred chaos of guilt and jealousy in a stylish yet ethereal way. Naomi Watts and Laura […]

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Hinder w/ Red, Kopek & Royal Bliss

May 26 Hinder w/ Red, Kopek & Royal Bliss Stir Concert Cove, Harrah’s Casino 7 p.m., $24, 21+, harrahscouncilbluffs.com Stir Cove kicks off its certifiably awesome summer concert series this Thursday, with shows on the horizon that include the Black Keys and Flaming Lips. Curiously, they chose Hinder, everyone’s favorite jock-rock group of 2005, to […]

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Eddie Griffin

May 6-7 Eddie Griffin Funny Bone, 17305 Davenport St., Suite 201 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. each night, $30, 21+, funnyboneomaha.com The one and only Undercover Brother, Eddie Griffin, will make a two-night visit to the Funny Bone this weekend. The quick-witted Kansas City native is touring in support of his new special, “You Can […]

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Midnight Movie: Clerks

April 15-16 Midnight Movie: Clerks Dundee Theatre, 4952 Dodge St. Midnight both nights, Tickets $6, dundeetheatre.com The film that introduced the world to director Kevin Smith and convenience store roof hockey gets the Dundee midnight treatment this weekend. Shot in black and white on a shoestring budget, this 1994 indie flick features jarringly funny dialogue […]

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