"What's great about scary movies is they're like roller coaster rides," says director-editor Tom Elkins of Omaha ("Annabelle"). "They allow us to experience our greatest fears in a safe, communal environment."
Omaha native John Carta scores movies and TV shows. This weekend, “23 Blast,” a movie Carta scored, becomes his first feature to get a wide release in theaters.
The play, which opened in the smaller Howard Drew Theater Oct. 17, finds emotional resonance in focusing on a Jewish Confederate slave-holding family in Richmond, Virginia, at the end of the Civil War.
Included are maps (and lists) of Omaha-area haunted houses, pumpkin patches, corn mazes and more.
Farnam House, on the eastern edge of the Blackstone District, which is becoming a brewery hub, seems to have spent as much time considering its menu as its carefully crafted list of seasonal beers.
In 1978, three Omaha guys, one of whom was a Husker legend, made a board game intended to teach people about their city.
Omaha natives Tom Tollefsen and Mac Smith will hold the Omaha debut of their documentary "Scouts Honor: Inside a Marching Brotherhood" this weekend.
The "Best I Ever Had" and "Not Over You" singer will play alongside American Authors and Andy Grammer on Dec. 14.
Uncle Maddio's Pizza Joint, expected to open late this year, will be at 2521 S. 132nd St. It will be the first location of the national chain in Omaha.
The Coffee Cart started serving in September, and can serve hot or iced coffee and baked goods to groups of 50 to 300 people.
What makes “St. Vincent” don’t-miss moviegoing is the vastly entertaining and surprisingly poignant performance of Bill Murray as that droll, wildly dysfunctional babysitter.
Watching Reeves punch and kick and shoot his way through “John Wick,” a generic but well-crafted shoot-’em-up, you’re reminded what a great action star he is — balletic, graceful, athletic and always in the moment.
Universal's effort to reclaim its place as the Home for Horror takes a step backward with this duller-than-dull 89 minutes of your life you'll never get back. Frankly, the board game is scarier, but only if you break the rules.
“Dear White People” is invaluable, giving voice to black frustrations with white assumptions and questions of privilege and victimhood.
Nashville-based designer Amanda Valentine, who was a contestant in season 11 and returned this year via a fan vote, finished behind Sean Kelly, but beat out Kini Zamora and Charketa Glover.
In the latest development in the American Ebola crisis ... a pastry recommendation.
Blue Moon Ghetto’s “Shine All the Time” was a local anthem, and it became one of the most popular songs from an Omaha rock band.
"There are ... no strings on me."
The infusion of the smoke truly makes it stand out — the deep earthiness adds a satisfying “third dimension” that must be tasted to be believed.
If there’s one thing Omaha diners might truly be missing in our otherwise thriving restaurant scene, it’s ramen noodles.
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Fall beers are around for such a short time. Get in as many tastes as you can at Beer Corner USA’s first ever Pumpkin Harvest Festival.
Old Chicago locations in Omaha are finishing October — also known as National Pizza Month — with donations to Children’s Hospital and Medical Center.
Hang out with some of the drag queens from “Ru Paul’s Drag Race” at a fundraiser for the Nebraska AIDS project this Saturday.
Making his new album, “Tuscon,” was a journey for Colerick. The Nebraska-raised singer-songwriter tells stories of moving across the country and old friends taking divergent paths.