Neb

Anime NebrasKon brings fantasy worlds to real life

Anime NebrasKon is an annual event started in 2004 by the Otaku Jinrui Anime Club at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln that has grown over the 13 years to now host thousands of anime fans each November in Omaha. Anime conventions over the globe allow fans a place to gather, geek-out and gear up to bring their favorite fantasy… Continue reading

Happy Raven

Staff Pick: The Happy Raven

Voted the best craft beer in the state of Nebraska, The Happy Raven is a unique gem in downtown Lincoln that offers a fun environment for those wanting to kick back and enjoy a drink or two with friends. They offer a selection of about 20 beers on tap on a rotating menu and the bar… Continue reading

emo

Staff Pick: ‘Every Nite Is Emo Nite’

To celebrate its third anniversary, Emo Nite, which started in Los Angeles, released a ten-minute documentary following three Emo Nite attendees at different venues across the country. People have preconceived notions of emo culture, but "Every Night Is Emo Nite" shows the importance of the event for those looking for an escape by wearing all… Continue reading

Name

11/6 Spotify Playlist: Names

One of the best parts of going on vacation is visiting gifts shops and finding your name on trinkets. Coca Cola in recent years also implemented this on their packaging. Unfortunately, not everyone's name will appear on these items. Songs are the same way. Here are songs with people's first names. If your name does… Continue reading

Gogol

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

Turing

Staff Pick: ‘The Turing Test’

Included in Microsoft's Games with Gold program for the month of October, the 2016 puzzle video game "The Turing Test" is available for free download from Oct. 16 - Nov. 15. Waking up after six years from cryogenic sleep on a space station orbiting Jupiter and its moons, Ava Turing, along with a computer AI… Continue reading

A Band Called Hemingway's debut EP, "Carina."

Staff Pick: A Band Called Hemingway

Claiming inspirations from well-known groups such as Relient K and All Time Low, A Band Called Hemingway is an up-and-coming local alternative rock band. The band consists of three members, but has a much larger sound, and are releasing professional sounding and catchy tracks. A Band Called Hemingway’s debut EP “Carina,” released this summer, includes… Continue reading

Pumpkin

10/30 Spotify Playlist: Spooky Music

October is a countdown to the spookiest day of the year, Halloween. Essentially a month-long holiday, people are dressing up in costumes, eating candy and scaring themselves by going to haunted houses and watching horror films. The songs in this playlist might not necessarily scare anyone, but they are built upon the theme of the… Continue reading

Strokes

Staff Pick: Room on Fire

Celebrating its 14th birthday on Oct. 28, The Strokes' "Room on Fire" provides many head-banging tunes for jamming out. "Room on Fire," the second studio album from the New York alternative rock band, is also the band's shortest album, clocking in at just over 33 minutes. Despite the short run-time, "Room on Fire" features some… Continue reading