On this week’s episode of Star City Buzz, we take a trip downtown to visit the Nebraska History Museum. One of the current exhibits features clothing and accessories from former Miss America, Teresa Scanlan. Kids can enjoy the Investigation Station in the museum from 1PM to 4PM. It allows them to experience and even touch different artifacts used throughout Nebraska history. The museum is located on 15th & P Streets in Lincoln. It is open Monday through Friday from 9AM to 4:30PM and from 1PM to 4:30PM on Saturday and Sunday. Click the link in the sidebar for more information. Watch the video for a history of the Nebraska History Museum.
The International Quilt Study Center and Museum’s exhibit Indigo Gives America the Blues shows the history of indigo dye in quilt making in America. It’s an interesting exhibit that will be on display through June 2. There’s also an ”Indigo Dyeing” Workshop on May 11 from 1PM to 4PM. If you’re interested in attending, call 402-472-6549 to register. The museum is located on 1523 N. 33 Street. It is open from 10AM to 4PM Tuesday through Saturday, from 1PM to 5PM on Sunday and is closed on Monday. Click the link in the sidebar to learn more. Watch the video for a glimpse at the blue exhibit.
It’s Mexican & Margaritas Month on Star City Buzz. For our final stop, we take a trip to Pepe’s Bistro. It’s a vegetarian and vegan Mexican restaurant with unique items like delicious sweet potato quesadillas. Pepe’s is located at 3227 South 13th Street (Indian Village Shopping Center) and is open from 11AM to 8PM Tuesday through Saturday. Click the link in the sidebar to LIKE Pepe’s on Facebook. Watch the video for a look inside this Mexican restaurant with a twist.
This week, Schmoes Know reviews the movie Admission. The movie stars Tina Fey and Paul Rudd. Fey plays an admissions officer at Princeton. Click the link in the sidebar to watch more reviews. Watch the video to see how they rate this movie.
Next, we meet a Nebraskan who is becoming a well-known producer in Hollywood. Roger Schwartz works with his family at Chockstone Pictures producing story driven movies. Notable movies include The Road starring Charlize Theron and Robert Duvall, as well as The Host, a movie based on a book by Twilight author Stephenie Meyer. The movie is set to release March 29. Click the link in the sidebar for a preview and to purchase tickets. Watch the video to hear more about Roger’s journey in Hollywood.
Finally, the 3rd Annual Prairie Pride Film Festival is at the Ross Theatre on April 5, 6, and 7. The festival features movies with LGBT based story lines and is put on by the Allies and Advocates for LGBT Equality at UNL’s Law School and Outlinc. There will be five films featured during the three day event. The Ross is located at 313 North 13th Street in Lincoln. Tickets for each film are $7.50. You can buy a film festival pass beginning April 5th, just click on the link in the sidebar for details. Watch the video for a preview of the event.
April 5th at 7PM
Jobriath AD, a documentary about the 1st openly gay rock star in America.
April 6th at 1PM
My Best Day, an ensemble comedy about a girl who gets a call from her long lost father.
April 6th at 4PM
Mosquita y Mari, a coming of age film about two young Chicanas.
April 6th at 7PM
Petunia, a film about a family’s trials and tribulations featuring notables Brittany Snow and Thora Birch.
April 7th at 1PM
Facing Mirrors, a film about a family struggling to accept that one of their family members is transgender.
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