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Conor Oberst talks Dolores Diaz and the Standby Club

Culture

My Incredibly Awkward, Not-So-Funny Interview with Hannibal Buress

Music

Back to back with Bach and Astor

Music

Beloved Music Takes Center Stage

Specials

The sour tomorrow

Arts

Power Play

Arts

You done gone to Uganda

Dining Section

Pig Roast, Taco Bar, and a Grand Opening

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Here’s Why

Music

Ten Questions with PEACH KELLI POP

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Film

Kathy Garver remembers ‘The Ten Commandments’

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 stood the test of time. And Omahans will have the chance to see it on the big screen this Friday at the Joslyn Art Museum for a 60th anniversary tribute.

In honor of the...

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Film

Funny Noir Die

Sporting dialogue hotter than a recently spent shell casing and comedy slightly less dark than a necrophiliac stand-up comedian’s set, The Nice Guys targets a niche audience. Luckily, I am pretty much the captain of the populace living in said niche. Crudely clever and savagely stylish, writer/director Shane Black’s latest doesn’t quite equal the magic of his Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, but everyone knows Ryan Gosling is a...

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Other lives

There is a popular science fiction concept, that of alternate dimensions that contain versions of us that made different decisions, or lived in worlds with alternate histories, and so their lives have been dramatically different than ours. This concept is true -- there are infinite such dimensions out there, with infinite versions of ourselves living out infinite variations of our lives.

What we don't know is that...

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Film

My Bad?

Sometimes it feels like a bad film is picking on you. What could I have a possibly done to director Joachim Trier to make him single me out like this? Before his new film, Louder Than Bombs, I was positive that I’d never met Trier. Now, I’m paranoid that I may have inadvertently wronged him in the past. What else could explain why Trier would direct film that is a conglomeration of almost everything that I hate most...

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Arts

Look out, here comes the master race.

You might ask yourself “Self? Who came up with the musical version of Hamlet called Funny Boy? Who struck gold, titillating the public by re-working Oliver Goldsmith into She Shtupps to Conquer? Who found the road to success aboard A Streetcar Named Murray”? Answer: Max Bialystock, one of the biggest names on Broadway: 13 letters. One of The Producers.

Mel Brooks is the man behind the curtain. The whiz of...

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