On this week’s episode of Star City Buzz, we receive a visit from two special guests, Amy Heidemann and Nick Noonan of the American pop duo Karmin. Karmin is best known for their song “Brokenhearted,” as well as covers including “Look at Me Now” and ”Super Bass.” The duo gained popularity through YouTube views of their cover songs. Heidmann is a graduate of Seward High School here in Nebraska. Her and Noonan met while attending Berklee College of Music and became engaged in May 2010. Watch the video to learn more about the sensational pop team that is Karmin.
Lincoln is bustling with animals and rides for 10 days! The Lancaster County Super Fair is in town and brings entertainment like a carnival, petting zoo, racing ducks, a demolition derby, live music, fried food and much more. This year’s fair runs from Thursday August 2 to Saturday August 11. Gate admission is $2 per person. Click the link below to see what the Super Fair has to offer. Watch our video to find out about food and fun at the fair.
Star City Buzz takes you Behind the Mic of 10/11’s soon-to-be-married couple Meteorologist, Tony DeGrand and Anchor, Bridget Fargen. We take you on the journey of how the two met and what brought them to Nebraska. Watch the video to hear what these two love birds have to say about each other and about working together in the 10/11 newsroom.
Another talented Nebraska native introduces us to his brand new musical. Nick Jester is the creator of A Life in the City, a coming of age musical about different characters moving away from home for the first time and how they adapt to life in the city. Jester says the musical is a mixture of drama and comedy. You can see his creation at the University of Nebraska Temple Building on August 10, 11, and 12 at 8PM. Watch the video to hear what Nick Jester has to say about his musical.
Finally, it’s the weekend all BBQ lovers have been waiting for, the 16th Annual Nebraska Pork Producers Capital City Ribfest! Enjoy different styles of BBQ prepared by 7 professional pit bosses from all across America. Plus there’s live music each night with genres like classic rock, country, and even blues. The Ribfest is open August 9 through August 12 from 11AM to Midnight each day. Admission is $4 a person, except between the hours of 11AM and 2PM on Thursday and Friday where admission is FREE with a canned food donation. Watch the video for a preview of Ribfest.
Catch Star City Buzz every Sunday at 10:35PM on 10/11 and a rebroadcast every Wednesday at 6:30PM on MyTV.