L A T E S T   M U S I C

Curtis McMurtry, Mike Jacobs & More

Dean Dobmeier’s and Gary Grobeck’s Sunday Roadhouse hosts Curtis McMurtry Sunday, Oct. 19, 5 p.m., at One Percent Production’s new Reverb Lounge, 6121 Military Avenue in Benson. Curtis McMurtry is the son of acclaimed Austin singer-songwriter-guitarist James McMurtry and the grandson of popular author Larry McMurtry. This is the youngest McMurtry’s Omaha debut. The Austin Chronicle says of Curtis and James McMurtry...

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L A T E S T   F I L M

Yes, They Mean You

Thrill-seekers live for the rush that comes from defying death; adrenaline is the body’s chemical “thank you” for keeping it alive. Somehow, that’s the sensation I got watching Dear White People, writer/director Justin Simien’s declaration that he didn’t come to half-ass it. Audacious, overly ambitious, challenging and understandably flawed, Dear White People may be the most important conversation about race you’ve...

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L A T E S T   A R T S

Street Gambler

Street-influenced artist Fredy Rincon returns to the RNG Gallery with his second show, The Cards You Are Dealt, which continues until November 2. The focus here is on telling personal stories in a narrative, expressionistic style, frequently with the use of layered and translucent shapes and anchored with ink line.

Media choices range from acrylics to water color to oil, on both canvas and paper, framed under...

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L A T E S T   C U L T U R E

The struggles of single moms the subject of film and discussion

In the Gloria Gaynor anthem "I Will Survive" a woman declares her personal autonomy. Not needing to find validation in another is a liberating thing worth celebrating in song. 

Life imitates art whenever a poor single mother breaks free of the shackles of fear, self-doubt and shame that hold her back, say women who've been there and now help others out of that trap. 

Ericka Guinan was a single mom trapped in a...

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