Staff Size: 2–10 people
Average Duration of Services: 30–60 minutes
Brands Used: Platinum Stages
Handicap Accessible: No
Parking: Parking lot
Most Popular Attraction/Offering: Pole Sport classes
Recommended Age Group: Adults
Pro Tip: Do not wear lotions or oils on skin prior to class.
With one foot planted in traditional martial-arts pedagogy and the other roundhouse-kicking modern sports science, Tiger Rock Academy schools limbs with fast-paced, total-body fitness classes. The health-and-fitness program consists of Kisado kickboxing, which blends martial arts and nutritional counseling to build up the whole body and tone each strand of hair on the head. Martial arts classes for adults and kids cover counter aggressive forms such as taekwondo and hanmudo, a style based on grappling and takedowns.
Lincoln Calling provides a yearly rendezvous point for Nebraska's art-loving masses. Last year's gathering drew more than 3,600 fans and more than 100 bands, and the 2010 celebration aims for people pools just as deep, with more than 80 bands and counting. The festival kicks off on September 28 with Kinetic Brew's local music-video-themed Homegrown Movie Festival at the Bourbon Theatre, which is also where you will pick up your tickets. The live music begins on Sept. 29, with music at venues including the Alley, Duffy's Tavern, the Black Market, and Tavern on the Square, where fur-coat-wearing bands may play their final live show before going their separate ways toward solo careers of varying critical and commercial success. A vast lineup of groups, all of varied genres and tax-exemption statuses, provides a running soundtrack to the four days of community-bolstering art appreciation. On Oct. 1, Lincoln Calling will feature local photographers' work in an exhibit in the halls of the Parrish Project.
The owners of Brewsky’s Food & Spirits know that the best way to get friends and family together is to create a vibrant space filled with live music, all the best sporting events on TV, frosty brews, and a menu of comfort foods. While taking pride in being the spot to gather for Huskers games, as well as all other major sporting events, the owners also take immense satisfaction in serving a selection of juicy steaks, flame-broiled burgers, and wings that their chef concocted exclusively for the restaurant. The team also entertains patrons with trivia nights and shows such as dueling pianos or quarreling xylophones at the Haymarket location.
The air at 501 bar and grill pulses to the beats of live music and sports games, which are regularly toasted to with eight frigid draft beers that flow from tap lines integrated into a massive, illuminated ice block to ensure beer frigidity. Hearty homemade bratwursts prepared according to a secret recipe, towering burgers, and mounds of chicken wings top the plates of patrons mesmerized by a giant 8'x12' projection TV streaming big games or a live feed of another bar’s television set. Weekend evenings bring live bands, which perform from 8 p.m. to midnight on Friday and Saturday and from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Sunday.