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Emo Nite bring unity, warmth on winter solstice

Emo Nite, a DJ set featuring pop punk, emo and hardcore music from the 2000's, made its return to Omaha Dec. 21 at The Waiting Room. Emo Nite, started in Los Angeles in 2014 and now a monthly event there, travels around the world to expand its empire. Unlike Omaha's first Emo Nite earlier this year… Continue reading

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Kid Cudi brings passion, energy to Fillmore Auditorium

Kid Cudi launched himself back into the rap scene with his sixth studio album "Passion, Pain, & Demon Slayin'." After his brief brush with punk rock on "Speedin' Bullet to Heaven," and canceling his tour to check into rehab, Cudi is living his best life on his Passion, Pain, & Demon Slayin' Tour. Situated in downtown Denver,… Continue reading

Furries

Kuklinski: Furries, fine in my book

We all do weird stuff. You might go to the movies alone every once in awhile, talk to yourself, enjoy blink-182. Whatever the case, no one is free from criticism. That being said, wow. Wow oh wow was this panel something. Serving mostly as a catalyst for furry newcomers, the primary talking points focused around… Continue reading

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Husker Saber Academy Presents: Lightsaber Training

This “Star Wars” themed workshop dedicated to the art of lightsaber wielding brought about 50 participants with an additional one hundred observers. Opening with a choreographed skit on stage, convention attendees watched in awe as the workshop leaders battled one another with the iconic sci-fi weapon. Workshop participants were taught stances and swings that would… Continue reading

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Anime NebrasKon staff picks

The 14th annual Anime NebrasKon, one of the largest anime conventions in the Midwest, kicks off this weekend in Omaha. NebKon will feature screenings of fan-favorite shows, people cosplaying as iconic characters, workshops and panels to learn more about the background of particular anime, and even some video game tournaments. Here are some events that Seeds Entertainment staff… Continue reading

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Gogol Bordello puts on a raucous worldwide show

Gogol Bordello, a globalist group consisting of members from six different countries and one U.S. territory, put on one of the most memorable shows of the year on Oct. 28 at the Bourbon Theatre. Glow sticks and balloons soared above the packed crowd before and during the set. Lead singer Eugene Hütz may be the… Continue reading

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Lettuce brings the funk to Lincoln

On a quiet Sunday in Lincoln, Nebraska, prodigious modern funk band Lettuce rocked the Bourbon Theatre. Opening the show was RDGLDGRN (pronounced "red-gold-green), a three-man outfit out of Washington, D.C. Each member went by one of the three colors in their name and dressed correspondingly. Their traveling drummer, Snaxx, simply wore black but still tied… Continue reading