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Latin Royalty

Latin music superstar Prince Royce will bring his unique pop sensibilities to the Stir Concert Cove Aug. 20. He will be one of the first Latin performers to take that Harrah's stage. Although he's an international pop sensation, Royce remains humble:  "I still don’t think I have made it," he admits. "I can say there have been highlights — like performing with Ben E. King at the Latin Grammys, performing with artists...

entered on 08/14/14 at 10:25 AM | read more »

 

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Cinéma Very Tame

A few quick confessions: Because we now have cameras, modern photorealistic paintings have always been, at best, modestly captivating to me. Similarly, most films considered “fictional cinéma vérité” have struck me as dull navel-gazing. Where’s the great art in replicating something a compelling documentary can, by its very nature, do better? Maybe it’s my latent rage that documentaries never get the mainstream...

entered on 08/10/14 at 05:55 PM | read more »


 

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ENRON UNFOLDS AND FOLDS AGAIN

The seeds of the story were planted here in Omaha, but the roots of the Enron scandal really took hold deep in the heart of Texas. Now that story is told anew in Omaha Community Playhouse’s  dynamic, colorful, compelling production of 28 year old English playwright Lucy Prebble’s imaginative, satirical take on the events in Enron.  

The tale becomes fascinating for anyone not much familiar with what happened. The...

entered on 08/20/14 at 10:52 AM | read more »


 

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Maha: The Head Versus the Heart

On the eve of yet another Maha Music Festival, it's time to consider the future of "the summer music festival" in general.

Certainly Maha organizer Tre Brashear is thinking about it. Last week, Brashear sent folks in the local media a link to an article that appeared on wonderingsound.com called, "Why the Summer Music Festival Bubble is About to Burst." In the lengthy examination, author Grayson Haver Currin...

entered on 08/12/14 at 08:34 AM | read more »

 

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