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If world goes “Boom!,” say yes to Shrek

boom with a small b at the Playhouse Thursday? Yes. The Bad Seed with a good cast at the Circle Theatre Friday? Yes. Chanticleer’s fund-raising cabaret in CB Saturday? Yes. A Bright New Boise at the Playhouse Monday? Yes.

Shrek the Musical at the Orpheum Tuesday? “Yes, yes, yes, yes, yes.” The first four affirmatives were mine, but the next five are in quotation marks because they erupted excitedly from my...

New Home for the Lancers

The Omaha Lancers got off to a slow start to the 2012-13 season, going 1-5 in the team’s first six games but that record comes with a caveat: The Lancers have yet to play a home game.

That changes on Oct. 26 when the Lancers host conference and in-state rival the Tri-City Storm at 7:05 p.m. in the first sporting event at the brand new Ralston Arena. The new facility, which will also host UNO basketball and Omaha...

God Didn’t Make the World

[Part two of a two-part column. Part one is viewable at ]http://www.thereader.com]

Years back, during my record-producing days in Los Angeles, I experienced a particularly rewarding morning. I arrived early for an all-day session at Westlake Audio’s Studio C on Santa Monica Boulevard in Hollywood. Studio C has seen the creation of any number of hugely successful records. At the time, it was also being used by...

The Little Details

The University of Nebraska at Omaha ice hockey team has been here before.  Two years ago, in the Mavericks debut season in the ultra-tough Western Collegiate Hockey Conference, the puck pundits picked UNO to finish eighth in the 12-team league. The Mavs went on to win 21-games that season, finish a school-best third in the WCHA, and took traditional power Michigan to the wire in the NCAA Tournament.

This year...

One Voice: Ten Different Visions

“We wanted to be open and inclusive about it,” said Rachel Jacobson of Film Streams’ decision to select particular artists to curate the 2012 Local Filmmakers’ Showcase at the theatre

In the first two years, Film Streams had a jury that curated the series. Jacobson said the jury was a diverse group comprised of local artists, academics and film lovers. Because of that mixture, it was difficult for the jury to...

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