Arts & Entertainment

Write those poems; it's rhyme time again in Lincoln

Alan Lowe reports that there are just nine days left to submit entries to the eighth annual Voices of Lincoln Poetry Contest. All poets are invited to submit a maximum of three poe ...

Lincoln's not a quiet city at night anymore

I experienced a double-header in hearing music Friday at our local casino and then at Beermann?s Restaurant. And I realized that Lincoln isn?t so quiet at night anymore. The city i ...

"Ice Age: Continental Drift" should float away

?Ice Age: Continental Drift? Directed by Steve Martino and Mike Thurmeier Voice Cast: Ray Romano, Denis Leary and John Leguizamo Rating: Two out of five stars ?Ice Age: Continent ...

Cake headlines at the WorldFest Saturday in Grass Valley

Know and Go: What: 15th annual California WorldFest When: Starts today at 4 p.m. and runs through Sunday at 10 p.m. Where: Grass Valley Fairgrounds, 11228 McCourtney Road, Grass ...

"Savages" will entertain but not stimulate your brain

?Savages? Directed by Oliver Stone Cast: Taylor Kitsch, Blake Lively and Salma Hayek Rating: Three out of five stars ?Savages? will entertain but not stimulate your brain An i ...

Help library receive $5,000 by online voting

Did you read the June 28 Lincoln News Messenger article about Sierra College, funds due and our library (front page, ?Sierra College owes Lincoln $747,823?)? This is what the Place ...

"The Little Mermaid" will intrigue the most adult of us

Know and Go: What: Music Circus presents ?The Little Mermaid When: Tuesday through July 22. 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Sundays; 8 p.m., Thursdays through Saturdays and 2 p. ...

"The Amazing Spider-Man" doesn't live up to its storied reputation

?The Amazing Spider-Man? Directed by Marc Webb Cast: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone and Rhys Ifans Rating: Two out of five stars ?The Amazing Spider-Man? doesn?t live up to its stor ...

?Brave's heroine is a refreshing role model for children

?Brave? Directed by Mark Andrews and Brenda Chapman Voice Cast: Kelly Macdonald, Emma Thompson and Billy Connolly Rating: Three out of five stars ?Brave?s heroine is a refreshing ...

Friends invite public to share new ideas for involving community

The American Library Association met in Anaheim this past weekend for its annual convention. (Maybe next year in Lincoln?) One of the talks was on how libraries can ?engage their ...

Foreigner is just the band Lincoln is waiting for

Know and Go: What: Foreigner in concert When: 8 p.m. July 6 Where: Thunder Valley Casino amphitheater, 1200 Athens Ave., Lincoln Admission: $24.50, $29.50, $43.50, $57.50 and $67. ...

"Grease" opens 62nd Music Circus season

Know and Go: What: ?Grease? Music Circus production When: June 26 to July 1. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday; 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday; and 2 p.m. Th ...

Calendar for this week

Thursday, June 21 Farmers? Market in downtown Lincoln ? Certified Farmers? Market runs from 5 ? 8 p.m. Jan and the Studebakers perform in Beermann Plaza. Info: 645-2035. Lincol ...

Former Bank of America building sold

Dynamic duo ... Downtown Lincoln welcomes A & B Properties. Last week, A & B purchased the vacant Bank of America building at 570 Fifth St. A & B is owned by business partners Joe ...

"That's My Boy" a vehicle for Adam Sandler's comedy return

?That?s My Boy? Directed by Sean Anders Starring: Adam Sandler and Andy Samberg Rating: Two out of five stars ?That?s My Boy? a vehicle for Adam Sandler?s comedy return By Frank ...