What's Happening on This Week's Buzz – Jan. 16

By: Star City Buzz Email
By: Star City Buzz Email

On this week’s episode of Star City Buzz, Deb takes us back to the State Capitol and into the Legislative Chambers. It’s a history lesson all about the Legislative Session. Click the link in the sidebar to learn more about the Unicameral. Watch the video to get the inside look.

The Lincoln Community Playhouse’s latest production is Doubt. The play is about a Bronx school principal who takes matters into her own hands when she suspects a teacher of improper conduct with a student. You can see the play January 18-20 & 24-27 at the Lincoln Community Playhouse. Click the link in the sidebar to purchase tickets. Watch the video for a preview of this Pulitzer Prize winning play.

It’s Comfort Food Month on Star City Buzz and for our third stop, we take a trip to Hometown Café located at 5125 Apples Way, Suite 209 in Lincoln. Hometown Café owner Doug Gilliland said he wanted to bring back the old hometown café vibe. They’re open 7 days a week from 6AM t o 2PM. Click the link in the sidebar to LIKE Hometown Café on Facebook. Watch the video to see what fixins they have to offer.

The Schmoes review Oscar-nominated Zero Dark Thirty. It’s the latest movie from director Kathryn Bigelow who also directed the award-winning film The Hurt Locker. Jessica Chastain plays Maya, an agent close to the Osama Bin Laden man hunt operation. The movie follows those responsible for finding Osama Bin Laden. Watch the video to see what the Schmoes think of the movie. Click the link in the sidebar to watch other reviews by Schmoes Know.

This week we go Behind the Mic with State Senator Bill Avery. The 103rd Legislative Session began last week as hundreds of new bills were introduced. We sat down with the Lincoln Senator to talk to him about how he got into politics and how he ended up in Nebraska. Watch the video to see what he does in his spare time.

Hypnotist Jim Wand takes the stage at UNL for the third year in a row on Friday, January 18. Wand hypnotizes members of the audience and has them perform tasks. The shows are at 7PM and 9PM. Tickets are free for students and $5 for the public. Watch the video to see what his act is all about.

Finally, are you in the need of a good laugh? Comedy Night at Duffy’s Tavern is each Monday beginning around 10PM. The show is free. It features between 10 and 20 amateur and professional comics who each perform their own stand up routine. Anyone can participate; they just need to sign up before 10PM with that evening’s host. Duffy’s Tavern is located at 1412 O Street here in Lincoln. Watch the video for a preview of Duffy’s Comedy Night.

Catch Star City Buzz every Wednesday at 6:30PM on MyTV.


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