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Cold Streets of Omaha

It all started in Midtown Omaha. Emcee Brent “Conchance” Gomez got some beats from Adam Robert Haug (AKA Haunted Gauntlet) and after recording a few songs together, the duo quickly realized they were on to something. After recruiting Brian “DJ Really Real” Crow, M34N STR33T was born and the trio got to work on its first album, Mutants of Omaha.

“It’s been a hustle while we try to break into local, national and...

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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...

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Artists & Models

Larry Roots and his gallery, Modern Arts Midtown, seem to suffer from an embarrassment of riches.  With new and inventive work by the highly regarded “vermin” sculptor Jamie Burmeister at its heart, the current exhibition on view at the gallery until August 30 devotes the rest of the revolving spaces to a smorgasbord of work by other artists, some being shown by a gallery for the first time.

More about this diverse...

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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...

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