Arts & Entertainment

Contest attracts 93 poets from five states, 28 cities and Australia

The eighth annual Voices of Lincoln Poetry Contest’s July 28 entry deadline attracted 93 poets, some from other states and even Australia. Poets submitted 197 poems, the most e ...

‘Resident Evil: Retribution’ – just play the game instead

It has come to the point where playing a video game can be more enthralling than sitting through most movies. So much time and effort goes into telling a good story while playing ...

Friends of the Lincoln Library column

Today’s guest columnist is Sunset Magazine's Editor-At-Large Peter Fish. In his 25 years at Sunset Magazine, he has written about everything from glaciers to dinosaurs. Today, he ...

Tap dancing through life in a purple bathrobe works for me

This week, I’ve got Trudy on my mind. She was a gentle woman who loved all kinds of music and dance. I’m certain she could tap dance in her mind without leaving her bed. Last ...

Lincoln Calendar

Thursday, Sept. 13 Lincoln Rotary – Noon meeting is at the Lincoln Woman’s Club, 499 E St. Info: President Clark Osterhout at 543-5294. Karaoke night – Runs from 7-11 p.m. ...

Help the Lincoln High Choir perform at Carnegie

Lincoln High School advanced choir students are raising money to perform at Carnegie Hall in New York City next April. “Since the choir performed at Carnegie Hall two years ago, ...

Local politicians raise $369 at Rib Fest in dunk tank

Visitors to the sixth annual Rib Festival Saturday found the coolest seat in the house on a hot day occupied at different times by eight local politicians raising money for Friends ...

Council gives nonprofits a break until Dec. 31

Lincoln City Council raised service fees Tuesday night but gave nonprofit organizations that use the McBean Park pavilion and barbecue area a grace period. New fees went into effec ...

A Sunset editor lauds libraries

Visit Kathy Brenzel at her corner office at the headquarters of Sunset Magazine in Menlo Park and you could guess that she’s the garden editor. A fragrant bouquet sits on her de ...

‘The Words’ need some new ones

"The Words" Directed by Brian Klugman and Lee Sternthal Starring: Bradley Cooper, Zoë Saldana and Jeremy Irons Rating: Two out of five stars ‘The Words’ need some new ones B ...