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Rowdy boys dance and sing their way into glory

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Not Enough Bite

Specials

Tomorrow, the road

Film

Fun With Catholics and Communism

Film

Ryan’s List Sucks

Dining Section

Nick Bartholomew: A Study in Taking it (Over) Easy

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A black servant in a 1960s whites’ basement sings of rising hope

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Less to Love but More Loved

Film

Cutting Room for February

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It’s not all “Cute and Creepy”

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From Tucson to Iowa

While admittedly new to the tattoo industry, Amy Jiao makes up for her lack of experience with pure talent. With some enthusiasm thrown in for good measure.

Currently at Inkblot Studio in Ames, Iowa, the Rochester Institute of Technology graduate started her career with her mentor, Johnny Jinx, at Broken Clover Tattoo in Tucson, AZ. in 2012.

The 26-year-old came to the U.S. when she was 11 and grew up in Troy,...

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Loving Living in the Midwest:

Cleaning up after an early morning session, Renken is constantly moving as he talks about his last 14 years in the tattoo industry.

Born in Holdrege, Neb., Renken started his apprenticeship right where he is now, at Big Brain here in Omaha, where he worked under one of his biggest influences, the talented Chris Blinston.

Renken said he started out doing largely new-school, heavy color saturation work but he said...

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Bright Future

Thinking about installing solar panels on your home? There are some key questions you need to ask yourself first including: What is the current cost of your electric bill? How much electricity are you using on a daily basis? How much solar energy do you need to generate to offset that usage?

The number and placement of solar panels on your home will depend on the size of your house, the kind of surface area you...

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Shawn Ballarin

Shawn Ballarin is a multimedia artist living in Lincoln. After receiving his BFA from the University of Nebraska, he attended graduate school at Illinois State University. Ballarin can be defined as a multimedia artist because his works stems from painting, printmaking, video and bookmaking. This specific exhibit, Horizons and Patterns, features paintings with the theme of traveling, isolation and change through...

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Portraits of the artists as no longer young

Omaha’s Ellen Struve has written a very clever, frequently amusing play Untitled Series #7. And, at Shelterbelt, director Roxanne Wach keeps it unceasingly alive, especially given a standout, dynamic and definitive performance by Mike Palmreuter.

Struve says that she was partly inspired by the style of romantic comedy movies of the 30s. This bubbles with that jolliness which carries over into the 40s, dwelling, as...

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