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About The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current | View Entire Issue (April 18, 1997)
Bobcat Goldthwait comes to UNL
From Staff Reports
Comedian Bobcat Goldthwait will
unleash his bizarre, screaming style
of humor on the University of Ne
braska-Lincoln campus Saturday at 8
pan. in the Centennial Room of Ne
braska Union, 1400 R St.
Goldthwait is not unfamiliar in
face or voice to television or film au
diences; his cinematic appearances
include “Police Academy 2,” “Bur
glar” and “Scrooged,” and he cur
rently is the voice of Mr. Floppy on
“Unhappily Ever After” and Moxie on
the Cartoon Network.
Working behind the camera is not
unfamiliar to Goldthwait, as he served
as both writer and director of “Shakes
the Clown.” He also has appeared in
several “Comic Relief’ specials and
three of his own HBO specials.
Opening for Goldthwait will be
Spark Mann, who has made several
television appearances, has worked in
comedy clubs all over the nation and
has appeared in concert with big
- names like* SinbadyEmo Philips andJ
All For One.
Tickets for Saturday night’s show
are available through advance pur
chase only andTnay be bought at the
information desks at the Nebraska
Union and the Nebraska East Union.
Ticket prices are $3 for students, $8
for UNL faculty and staff and $ 10 for
UNL group sponsors Indian music concert
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By Bret Schulte
Supporting your local radio station can
mean more than enduring advertisements for
the local mall; now listeners can help out while
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There is retilly no m^ent.
one else who is Esu?
giving local music
any support at all. sponsor an
The only place to benefit con
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hear local music by Sunday at
local musicians is w 1412 o
on KRNU ” show wiii
Carson Young Mercy Rule,
Kid Quarkstar Rascal Bas
ket and Kid
The proceeds for the benefit show will go
chase of promotional items.
“This is a first for us,” said KRNU general
manager Rick Alloway. “The proceeds will go
to stuff that’s hard to justify (in a budget), like
T-shirts or bumper stickers, and for maintain
ing our equipment.” . ’
Local bands and KRNU have a mutually
beneficial relationship, Alloway said. KRNU,
which went to a modem rock format in 1989,
has incorporated local bands into its hourly
rotation as well as dedicating an hour each week
exclusively to the efforts of local artists.
Carson Young, drummer for Kid Quarkstar,
said KRNU was essential to the survival of lo
“I think KRNU is a vital element to the Lin
coln scene,” Young said. “There is really no
one else who is giving local music any support
Please see KRNU on 10
pleases fall house
with vocal vivaity
By Lane Hickenbottom
Bobby McFerrin’s Thursday night Lied
Center performance was both delightful and
Touring with his group, Voicestra, McFerrin
made a stop in Lincoln and pleased a full house
at the Lied Center for Performing Arts for al
most two hours with his vocal symphony.
McFerrin’s voice is one of the most versa
tile in the music business. For this reason and
because the music he produces and conducts is
simply incredible, he has 10 Grammy awards
to speak for.
Watching McFerrin Thursday night was like
watching a little boy discover his creation for
Please see MCFERRIN on 10
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