What's Happening on This Week's Buzz – Feb. 20

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On this week’s episode of Star City Buzz, we take a tour of Lefty’s Records located at 2776 South Street in Lincoln. Lefty’s has been around since fall of 2011. The store buys and sells new and used vinyl records, CD’s, posters, tapes and more. Lefty’s is open from Noon to 6PM every Tuesday through Sunday and is closed on Mondays. Click the link in the sidebar to LIKE Lefty’s Records on Facebook. Watch the video for a groovy trip around Lefty’s Records.

Do you like to sing? RockStar Karaoke is a locally owned karaoke company here in Lincoln. The unique thing about this show is there are multiple shows a week that are all ages and over 21 shows. Catch them at the following places: Mon: Applebee's Old Cheney from 8PM to 11:30PM, Tues: The Underground Bar from 9:30PM to 1:30AM, Thurs: Applebee's No. 27th St from 9PM to 12AM, Fri: Top Hat Tavern from 8PM to 12:30AM AND Applebee's Gateway from 9PM to 12AM. Click the link in the sidebar to LIKE RockStar Karaoke on Facebook. Watch the video to hear more about the show.

It’s Fabulous Bread and Soup Month on Star City Buzz and for our second stop, we take a trip to High Society Cheesecake located at 5600 S 48th Street in Lincoln. Mary Morris helps do the cooking at High Society Cheesecake. She’s in charge of creating the homemade soups for the venue. The store also features 45 varieties of cheesecake, an espresso bar, and a lunch menu. It’s open Sunday from 11AM to 2PM, Monday through Thursday from 10AM to 6:30PM and Friday from 10AM to 5PM. Click the link in the sidebar to LIKE High Society Cheesecake on Facebook. Watch the video to check out the fabulous soups Mary makes.

As the Oscar-nominate pictures move out of the theatres, it might be hard to find a good movie to see. Schmoes Know review Identity Thief starring Jason Bateman and Melissa McCarthy. Click the link in the sidebar to watch more reviews. Watch the video to see how they rate this movie.

A new exhibit opened February 1st at Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Elder Gallery. Beyond Portraiture: Childhood explores the faces of childhood as seen through the eyes of five different artists. It is curated by and includes pieces from Wesleyan’s own Krista Popp. The exhibit is open through April 19th. The Elder Gallery is located in the Rogers Center for Fine Arts at 50th and Huntington Ave. The hours are Tuesday through Friday from 10AM to 4PM, Saturday and Sunday from 1PM to 4PM and it is closed on Mondays. Watch the video for a preview of the exhibit.

This week we preview upcoming shows at the Lied Center including the new musical American Idiot, Elvis Lives, and the Joffrey Ballet. Click the link in the sidebar for upcoming shows and ticket information. Watch the video for a preview of those shows.

The Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film along with the UNL School of Music pair up to bring you Candide. Candide is a 1956 Operetta by Leonard Berstein. This particular production is the regional premiere of Mary Zimmerman’s adaptation. The story is about Candide, a man who was adopted by a wealthy family as a young boy. When he is caught in a romantic encounter with the baron’s daughter, he is cast away. He then goes on a journey to find true love and where he belongs. Catch the production February 21 through 23 at 7:30PM and February 24 at 3PM in the Kimball Recital Hall on UNL’s campus. Click the link in the sidebar to purchase tickets. Watch the video to hear from director Alisa Belflower and actor Brian Howard.

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