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Book Review: 'The Ogallala Road: A Memoir of Love and Reckoning' by Julene Bair

Details Book Review: 'The Ogallala Road: A Memoir of Love and Reckoning' by Julene Bair In her second memoir, Julene Bair seeks to understand the source of her identity and her family’s livelihood on the high plains: the Ogallala aquifer....

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Movie times, 4/20

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L. Kent Wolgamott: Francisco Souto brings the Plains into his drawings

Details L. Kent Wolgamott: Francisco Souto brings the Plains into his drawings Francisco Souto has lived in Lincoln for a decade. With “Poetics of recognition,” now on view at Kiechel Fine Art, the Great Plains has emerged in his work in a big way....

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Jeff Korbelik: 'Black Box' delves deep into the mind

Details Jeff Korbelik: 'Black Box' delves deep into the mind The thing I like about TV medical dramas -- from “ER” to “House” to “Grey’s Anatomy” -- are the cases featured in each episode....

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Lincoln Artists Guild sets spring show

Details Members of the Lincoln Artists Guild will hold their annual spring show along with a first Friday reception from 5 to 8 p.m. May 2 at Out of the Box, 366 N. 48th St....

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Veteran Fox executive fired over fundraising email

Details NEW YORK (AP) — Fox has fired a veteran executive who used her company email account to plan aid for loved ones of the missing Malaysian airplane....

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'Touched by an Angel' producer back in series TV

Details 'Touched by an Angel' producer back in series TV LOS ANGELES (AP) — The producer of "Touched by an Angel" is back on television with a new series....

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Movie times, 4/19

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'GMA' promotes Lara Spencer to co-host billing

Details 'GMA' promotes Lara Spencer to co-host billing NEW YORK (AP) — ABC says it has promoted Lara Spencer to co-host status on "Good Morning America."...

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WGN America tries 'Salem' magic to expand audience

Details WGN America tries 'Salem' magic to expand audience LOS ANGELES (AP) — WGN America is calling on witchcraft to help launch the cable channel in a new direction....

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A nutty finale for 'Scandal,' TV's craziest show

Details NEW YORK (AP) — "Scandal" is arguably the nuttiest show on the air. But there's a method to its madness, demonstrated every week with OMG intensity....

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'The Boondocks' back for final 'offensive' season

Details 'The Boondocks' back for final 'offensive' season NEW YORK (AP) — The brash animated series "The Boondocks" returns Monday to Adult Swim for its fourth and final season without Aaron McGruder, the man who spawned it, but with its brashness intact....

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NLHA Book Review: Which Way, Yahwey?' by Hilda Neufeld Schmidt

Details "Which Way, Yahwey?" is the story of James Schmidt Thimm, one of the victims of the Rulo Cult. The title refers to the decision-making procedure of the cult, by using an arm test to determine …...

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Movie times, 4/18

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Screenings 4-18

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Review: ‘Transcendence’ can’t transcend sci-fi cliches

Details Review: ‘Transcendence’ can’t transcend sci-fi cliches For years, the rumor about Johnny Depp was that he wouldn’t take a role that required him to get a haircut. “Chocolat,” “Pirates of the Caribbean,” “Once Upon a Time in Mexico,” “Sleepy Hollow…...

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Review: 'In the Other Room' entertains on multiple levels

Details Howell Theatre was packed to the balcony Thursday for the opening of “In the Other Room (or the vibrator play)” at the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln....

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Review: Disneynature gets up close, personal and cute with 'Bears'

Details Review: Disneynature gets up close, personal and cute with 'Bears' “Bears” is exactly the sort of nature documentary we have come to expect from Disneynature, the film division of the company that rolls out a new nature documentary every year at Earth Day....

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Review: ‘Haunted House 2’ is too much of a bad thing

Details Review: ‘Haunted House 2’ is too much of a bad thing Imagine a Venn diagram charting three qualities: Silly, gross and dumb. At the point where they overlap, you will find the fright film spoof “A Haunted House 2,” a scattershot, anything-goes a…...

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The vinyl/digital divide: Which sounds better?

Details The vinyl/digital divide: Which sounds better? Vinyl sounds better....

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Review: Satchel Grande, 'What She Wants'

Details Review: Satchel Grande, 'What She Wants' Satchel Grande, "What She Wants." There’s a ‘70s vibe all over Satchel Grande’s “What She Wants,” with a dozen songs that catch a dance groove out of the horn-punched synth-laden funk that wou…...

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BBC America’s 'Real History' is Science Fiction 101

Details BBC America’s 'Real History' is Science Fiction 101 “The history of science fiction is the history of the imagination,” intones Mark Gatiss, narrator of the four-part series “The Real History of Science Fiction” on BBC America starting Saturday night....

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Lewis, Pizzarelli pay tribute to Nat King Cole

Details Lewis, Pizzarelli pay tribute to Nat King Cole Three-time Grammy Award-winning jazz pianist Ramsey Lewis and singer/guitarist John Pizzarelli will pay tribute to Nat King Cole in “Straighten Up and Fly Right” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the L…...

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On The Beat: Death Cab for Cutie to headline Maha Music Fest

Details On The Beat: Death Cab for Cutie to headline Maha Music Fest Death Cab for Cutie will headline the sixth Maha Music Festival....

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Performing arts news, events: April 18-24

Details The following is a rundown of local performing arts news and events for April 18 to 24....

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Local stores ready for Record Store Day

Details Local stores ready for Record Store Day Saturday will be the biggest day of the year for America’s record stores as thousands of people across the country flock to brick-and-mortar outlets to try to get their hands on one of the hun…...

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uFly fires flight instructor who appeared on CNN

Details TORONTO (AP) — A Canadian flight simulator business fired an instructor who figured prominently in CNN's coverage of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, saying he showed up late to his regul…...

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Movie times, 4/17

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Review: April Verch Band brings salt of the earth sound to Lied

Details The April Verch Band’s rustic essence has the feel of a soundtrack for a West Virginia coal mining town of yore or a Ken Burns documentary. But before a near capacity crowd at the Lied Center …...

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uFly fires flight simulator who appeared on CNN

Details TORONTO (AP) — A flight instructor who has figured prominently in CNN's coverage of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has been fired from his job at a flight simulator business for failing …...

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