Local Hot Spots | Summer 2014

[title size="1 to 6" style="options: default, sidebar"]MAHA Music Festival[/title] Aug. 16 Aksarben Village, Omaha $50 Maha is considered an indie rock music festival and this year it delivers with headliners Death Cab for Cutie, The Head and the Heart and Local Natives. The day-long event in Stinson Park is more than a music festival. Maha… Continue reading


Top-notch national festivals | Summer 2014

[title size="1 to 6" style="options: default, sidebar"]The Governor’s Ball[/title] June 6-8 Randall’s Island, New York Ticket Price: $250 Lineup Includes: Outkast, Jack White, Vampire Weekend, The Strokes, Phoenix, Skrillex, Foster the People, TV on the Radio, Interpol, Julian Casablancas & the Voidz The Governor’s Ball added a third day packed full of music last year,… Continue reading


Lincoln comedy scene: Tight-knit and growing

By James Crowl and Gabriella Parsons | Seeds Entertainment New York City, L.A. and Chicago; these are the cities where comedy thrives, where comedians young and old flock hoping to make it big by making people laugh. These are the cities where dreams come true, but also where dreams die. Oversaturation in these cities’ comedy… Continue reading


Three-week show spotlights UNL staff artists

Courtesy photo of Rotunda Gallery in Nebraska Union Starting April 14, artwork by University staff members will be displayed for three weeks in the Rotunda Gallery of the Nebraska Union. This is the eighth year running for the annual UNL Staff Art Show. “The purpose of the staff art show is to share the artistic… Continue reading


Local band releases listenable, upbeat sophomore album

Pictured is the cover artwork for Stonebelly's new album, “Perspectives and Perceptions.” Often, albums produced locally sound like they’re produced locally.  The sound quality might be fuzzy or dull, or the songs all sound the same, or the small Lincoln band might not be incredibly talented. But, often, Lincoln defies this negative notion. Talented local musical… Continue reading