Tara Spencer

Mar 24, 2017 12:00 AM Music

Mar 11, 2017 12:00 AM Music

Mar 8, 2017 12:00 AM Music

Mar 6, 2017 8:30 AM Music

Performing live on Tuesday, March 7 at Reverb Lounge more

Mar 4, 2017 8:00 PM Music

Catch singer JoJo on a comeback tour on March 5 at the Slowdown! more

Mar 2, 2017 7:30 PM Music

KORN is bringing their Nocturnal Underground Tour to Omaha this month. more

Sep 15, 2016 3:59 PM Music

Taking Back Sunday will be in Omaha celebrating the release of their new album Tidal Wave. more

Sep 15, 2016 2:44 PM Music

Wearing a plain red T-shirt and black pants, Jill Anderson was still recognizable as a presence as she came through the door of Caffeine Dreams. She’s one of those triple threat artists – acting, singing, and dancing her way across stages a... more

Jun 10, 2016 5:12 PM Arts

Jesse Dean is a vocalist, guitarist and lyricist for Narcotic Self, a hard rock/metal band. Dean and the band have been a part of Omaha's music scene for over 15 years. When I was asked to write about the heavy music scene in Omaha, I was ... more

May 31, 2016 6:33 PM Music

Before CGI, Cecil B. DeMille created a masterpiece when he filmed “The Ten Commandments,” using Jello and toy soldiers to create some of his special effects. It’s a movie that, despite numerous advances in the world of film, has somehow sto... more

May 23, 2016 11:08 PM Film

I had never interviewed a comedian before, and made the unfortunate decision to re-watch some of Hannibal Buress’s stand-up performances right before my interview with him last Friday. It was the 13th, by the way. I probably should have kn... more

May 18, 2016 3:50 PM Art

Ben Burnley, lead singer of Breaking Benjamin, is sitting in his tour bus on a Friday afternoon during an unseasonably cloudy day in Orlando, Florida. As he answers questions, he’s watching small lizards run around outside the window. “The... more

May 9, 2016 6:28 PM Music

This story of a man’s journey following the once-proposed route of the Keystone XL Pipeline describes not just the physical journey of Ken Ilgunas, but also the mental journey he went on when he decided to undertake this task. The idea for... more

Apr 28, 2016 7:57 PM Art

While the Hottman Sisters, Heather, 25, and Jessica, 23, have only been playing together as The Hottman Sisters for about a year, they are certainly not novices. “I mean, we’ve been playing together forever, as sisters,” said Heather. In ... more

Apr 11, 2016 5:38 PM Music

Walking up to meet Ryan Porter in the lobby of the new DoubleTree on 72nd Street, I felt like I was going to hang out with a friend’s little brother. But I quickly realized his youthful appearance is deceptive. Porter, known to the Omaha m... more

Mar 28, 2016 10:24 PM Music

Talking to me from a bus on the way to Birmingham, Alabama, Taylor Burns of The Wild Feathers sounded pretty energetic for being on the road. But then again, it’s just the beginning of their tour, one which brings the band to Omaha for the ... more

Mar 26, 2016 5:04 PM Music

Whether you consider their style psychedelic rock or straight up Americana, you’re bound to find something in their songs to connect with. And that’s no accident. “Whenever I’m writing lyrics, I’m trying to figure out the best way to relat... more

Feb 15, 2016 7:07 PM Music

Known for his “cute and creepy” artistry, Gunnar Gaylord has really created and developed his own unique style. While the self-taught artist said he sometimes regrets not having a formal art education, he’s not sure he would have developed... more

Feb 5, 2016 5:28 AM Arts