M83 brings beats and signature sounds to Stir Cove

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For more than an hour Wednesday, M83 turned Stir Cove into a blissed-out dance hall. 

Led by French singer and musician Anthony Gonzalez, the electronic rock band pushed guitars, synths, saxophone, keyboards and percussion together to construct lush environments that sounded straight out of movie soundtracks and dance clubs. 

Two days before playing the main stage at Lollapalooza, Gonzalez and his band pushed thumping beats, electric solos and grooving melodies out to a an eager Stir Cove crowd ready to throw their arms up and dance. 

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You can’t miss Ground Floor Guitar.

As you stroll down Farnam Street, you can’t help but notice the floor-to-ceiling windows that offer a good look at the showroom of Ground Floor Guitar.

A wall of guitars is painted with the same design as the album “Figure 8” by Elliott Smith, the legendary singer-songwriter who was born down the street at Clarkson Hospital.

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Stapleton is capable of country slow-jams, bluesy ballads and romping folky stomp songs, and we got a little of it all. His best stuff was the thumping country singalongs “Nobody to Blame,” “Traveller” and “Might As Well Get Stoned,” but fans also cheered for his cover of “Tennessee Whiskey” and his own “The Devil Named Music.”

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Time to get up early. Time to wait in line and sip coffee. Time to filter through our favorite record stores and quickly pick out a few of the hundreds of pieces of exclusive releases.

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Miranda Lambert won a best country album Grammy and seven consecutive female vocalist of the year awards, but she may be fresh in your memory because of her breakup with fellow country star Blake Shelton.

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  • By Ben Rothe / World-Herald correspondent

Having long been home to restaurants, bars and various other businesses, Dundee has cultivated a reputation for being as vibrant as it is eclectic. 

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Two of our biggest stand-up comics are coming to town, and on the surface, they seem pretty similar.

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The Blackstone Meatball is celebrating its grand opening this weekend with live music, food specials and giveaways. 

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“Animus: Film vs. Book” has announced this year’s title: “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.”

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You can’t miss Ground Floor Guitar.

As you stroll down Farnam Street, you can’t help but notice the floor-to-ceiling windows that offer a good look at the showroom of Ground Floor Guitar.

A wall of guitars is painted with the same design as the album “Figure 8” by Elliott Smith, the legendary singer-songwriter who was born down the street at Clarkson Hospital.

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Alamo Drafthouse Omaha and the Blue Barn Theatre are pairing up for a night at the movies.

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Thursday night the “Bad Moms” are momming into the movie theater.

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"Star Trek Beyond" mostly stands alone — like sequels used to. There’s a continuation of character and themes, but “Beyond” is not dependent on either the movies that preceded it or, thank goodness, the upcoming installments. It’s like an episode of the original series that’s been given a $185 million budget.

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Ross is among many musicians following in the footsteps of their successful parents.

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It’s National Junk Food Day, so what better reason to round up a list of all the foods I love in spite of how terrible they are for me? I can’t think of one.

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Lunches at Salt 88 are buy one, get one free Friday. 

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After many months of getting slammed by angry dudes on the Internet, “Ghostbusters” is finally coming to theaters for people to actually see and have an informed opinion about.

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Alamo will screen the screwball baseball comedy “Major League” for a beer dinner at 8 p.m. Tuesday.

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The west Omaha location of Pitch Pizzeria is celebrating one year in business today with specials.

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  • By Ashley Strehle Hartman / World-Herald corespondent

Bar is famous for its bubbly on tap, memorabilia on walls.

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  • By Kevin Coffey / World-Herald staff writer

The last time Death Cab for Cutie came to town, the band was bearing perhaps solemn news.

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  • By Kevin Coffey / World-Herald staff writer

Before he was a rock star, Duke Erikson was a kid from Lyons, Nebraska.

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  • By Micah Mertes / World-Herald staff writer

Most are either still in theaters or available to rent or stream online. So watch ’em and argue with me.

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