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Marrakech Gourmet

By Shout Omaha Staff   When one hears a name like Marrakech Gourmet visions of Morocco, hookah pipes and sand come to mind, so it shouldn’t surprise anyone that I went into this restaurant adventure with somewhat high expectations. After

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The Passing of an Omaha Legend

Matt Markel Finally at Peace By Kyle Eustice As a student at Central High School, The Ranch Bowl was a typical destination for wild teenage debauchery. Countless live shows, a video arcade and endless games of bowling made The Ranch

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Southsiders

Atmosphere To Hit the Bourbon Theatre Stage By Kyle Eustice   When you’ve been in the music business for as long as Sean Daley has, you get to a level of comfort where you’re more confident in what you do

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Picks

During a career that stretches back to the mid-’80s, Matthew Sweet has never followed trends, though his landmark 1991 album Girlfriend was responsible for starting one—its bone-dry, caterwauling sonics opening up a wild and picturesque new terrain for restless singer/songwriters

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News of the Weird

Lead Story The leader of the devout Sunni jihadist group Islamic State, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, making a rare, solemn appearance in July, wore a flashy silver wristwatch that various video analysts described as either a Rolex or an Omega Seafarer

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The Underdog

50 to 1 Opens in Omaha July 25 By Kyle Eustice 50 to 1, July 25, at Majestic Cinema, 14304 W Maple Rd., First Showing at 9 a.m. Ticket prices vary. Visit www.marcustheatres.com for more information. While the name Jim

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Picks of the Week

The band’s initials, a new morning, an analogue radio frequency and existential statement: the title of Arctic Monkeys’ fifth album, AM, suggests all of those things and more. The record itself lives up to this pithily resonant billing by being,

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THREE HAPPINESS EXPRESS

By Shout Omaha Staff   At 5107 Leavenworth Street in Omaha, behind a neon sign that is usually only partially illuminated, you will find Three Happiness Express, a Chinese restaurant that has recently become more known as a local favorite.

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Jurassic 5 Back on the Road

A Candid Interview with DJ Cut Chemist By Kyle Eustice   Cut Chemist (real name Lucas MacFadden) is a DJ, producer, member of Jurassic 5 and Ozomatli, and an all-around innovative artist. He even played a high school chemistry teacher

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News of the Weird

Lead Story Enric Girona recently donated his prototype pet commode to the town of El Vendrell, Spain, hoping to spark worldwide interest. Conscientious owners would train their dogs on the station — a hole in the ground with a flush

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