HN awards editorial grant during fourth-annual Winter Meeting; Super Moon releases new EP; Lincoln painter …

February 5, 2016 - Supermoon

HN awards editorial grant during fourth-annual Winter Meeting

February means winter assembly time for us during HN, that gives us a event to take batch of a before year and demeanour forward to a next. It also facilitates a entertainment of staff, interns and contributors that, due to a remote inlet of a work, frequency get to association all during once.

We distinguished a contributions of those contributors and interns that constructed extraordinary work over a final 12 months during a fourth-annual Winter Meeting final night in Benson. Not all who were respected were benefaction — we’re propitious to have contributors around a nation — though it’s always special to get as many together as possible.

We suspicion we’d share a winners: noticing them here and also giving we a event to revisit their superb work. These decisions were impossibly formidable to make, given a perfect volume of calm constructed given final year. (Thanks to MTRL DSGN for conceptualizing this year’s little Nebraskas).

Best Quote: Kelly Langin for Burger Records, Urban Outfitters and Omaha’s fasten vending machine

“It’s kind of a enchanting thing when we can compensate your debt by tinkering with a destitute cigarette appurtenance for dual weeks,” Jason Meyer says of conceptualizing Burger Records’ fasten machine.

Best Lede: Andrew Stellmon for Nick Rich: From Addiction to Benediction

“In Feb 2011, only days before his life collapsed, Nick Rich and his mother came to live during his father-in-law’s lake residence in Ogallala, Neb. He indispensable to get out of Las Vegas, out of a rockstar lifestyle that had gripped him like a fog.”

(Honorable mention: Nate Sindelar for Mark Kozelek during Vega)

Best Interview: Jacob Zlomke for Bent Life Signs with Bridge 9, and Starting a Nebraska Music Dialogue

Best Feature: Jacob Zlomke for Love and Growth: Speedy Ortiz, Maha and a balancing act of expansion

(Runners up: Lindsey Yoneda and Chris Dinan for Crossfade: Christine Fink x Stefanie Drootin-Senseney. Honorable Mention: Jacob Zlomke and Chance Solem-Pfeifer for Heart of a Circus: A SXSW 2015 Diary; Jon Taylor for 30 Years of Nebraska Music from a Blogger Who Was There: An Interview with Tim McMahan; Stellmon for Saturday Night during Norden Dance Hall)

Best Portrait Photo: JP Davis, The Good Life during ARC

(Honorable Mention to Molly Misek for this print of Speedy Ortiz during Maha)

Best Action Photo: Lindsey Yoneda, The Good Life during Slowdown

(Honorable Mentions: Ben Semisch, Terror during The Hideout; Molly Misek, The Good Life during Maha; JP Davis, Both during Maha; James Dean, Rothsteen during Reverb Lounge)

Best Instagram: Bridget McQuillan


Go forth, Nebraska.

A print posted by Hear Nebraska (@hearnebraska) on Jun 26, 2015 during 4:46pm PDT


Best Video Editing: Chris Dinan, Good Living Tour Recap:

Honorable mention: Nickolai Hammar, Maha Music Festival Recap; Peter Barnes, An Afternoon with Freakabout

Best Video Direction: Nickolai Hammar, “Kibler’s Corner: Gerardo Meza”

Honorable mention: Chris Dinan and Bridget McQuillan, “Experience Nebraska” videos

Best Design: Justin Kemmerling, Good Living Tour

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In addition, 5 “Smells Like HN Spirit” awards were given to 5 contributors for their superb dispatch and effort. Those superb humans are Daniel Muller, Chelsea Yates, Bridget McQuillan, James Dean and former handling editor Michael Todd.

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Super Moon releases new EP

Omaha stoner stone party Super Moon releases a code new EP tomorrow night during Lookout Lounge. The self-titled record was available with Doug Decker during Omaha’s Anytime Studios over a march of 2015.

In many ways a throwback, Super Moon combines elements of mist stone classics like White Zombie and Black Sabbath, throttling vocally to Metallica-level angst during times. Think heavy, exile riffs and pulsation rhythms.

Super Moon can be purchased during Super Moon’s Bandcamp page here, or collect one adult during a uncover tomorrow. Finch X Kovacs, J Crum, Varmint, pflames and Dummy Head turn out a heterogeneous billing. RSVP here.

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Lincoln painter posthumously respected during downtown First Friday exhibit

by Gabriella Parsons

“Reprise,” by definition, is a steady thoroughfare in music.

Curator Hailey Hamilton says a judgment of a art uncover “The Mike Kula Reprise” is a exercise of an artist’s work even after his death.

Just as strain transcends a life of a musician, Mike Kula, an epitome painter who died 3 years ago, wished for his art to live on.

After 3 years of his work unsung, Kula’s art will finally be reprised. “The Mike Kula Reprise” will be shown on a third building of a Nonprofit Hub from 5-9 p.m. tonight, divulgence a artist’s life work for a initial time given his death, and creation his wish come true.

With his prudent strokes and bright, clear colors, Kula’s art is abstract, though simply understood, his vivid work withdrawal we feeling inspired, like any good strain would.  

“There’s a tune in his paintings,” Hamilton said. “Either with characters, or strokes, or instruments.”

Originally from Colorado Springs, Colo., Kula perceived his BFA from a University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1997 and had clever ties with a Lincoln art village adult until his death. All deduction ancillary a art module Kula co-founded scarcely 15 years ago, Artists On The Edge.

Artists On The Edge is located in a F St. Community Center and provides visible artists a space to emanate art. The organisation meets on a second and fourth Wednesday of a month from 5-7 p.m. Its sister program, Writer’s Wordshop, focuses on writers and poets, and meets on a initial and third Wednesday of a month. The workshops are giveaway and open to a public.

With a Nonprofit Hub being HN’s Lincoln headquarters, this village curating bid is generally tighten to us. Please be certain to put a Nonprofit Hub (14th and P streets) on your First Friday track tonight. RSVP here.

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Concert Round-Up

There’s so most going on this weekend; your best gamble is to conduct to a statewide calendar during If we don’t see your show, or one we devise to attend, email us during, or supplement it yourself around a minister symbol during a tip of a homepage. See we out there!

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