The Theatre Entertainment Network is Marcus Theatres' initiative to offer entertainment options including concerts, opera, indie films, comedy performances and classic movies. Here's a rundown of October events. For more information, visit theatreentertainmentnetwork.com.
» “Def Leppard VIVA Hysteria Concert,” 8 p.m. Tuesday at Twin Creek Cinema in Bellevue. British heavy metal takes Las Vegas by storm in the up-close-and-personal concert movie recorded at the Joint, located inside the famous Hard Rock Hotel.
» “Surge,” 7 p.m. Thursday at Lincoln Grand Cinema in Lincoln, Village Pointe Cinema in Omaha and Twin Creek; and 7 p.m. Oct. 16 at Lincoln Grand and Twin Creek. “Surge” is a high-energy interactive movie theater event that fuses together music, comedy and inspirational messages.
» “Vermeer and Music: the Art of Love and Leisure,” 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Village Pointe in Omaha (and also at AMC's Oakview 24 in Omaha) and at Lincoln Grand. The art of Johannes Vermeer — most widely known for “Girl with a Pearl Earring” — has been captured at the National Gallery in London.
» “Letters to Jackie: Remembering President Kennedy,” 4:30 p.m. Oct. 14 and 7 p.m. Oct. 15 at Lincoln Grand, Village Pointe and Twin Creek. This documentary reveals the nation's correspondence with a grieving widow after the 1963 assassination of John F. Kennedy.
» “CBGB,” 7:30 p.m. Oct. 17 and 22 at Lincoln Grand, Village Pointe and Twin Creek. “CBGB” follows the metamorphosis as a New York City country, bluegrass and blues club becomes the birthplace of underground rock 'n' roll and punk music.
» “Merrily We Roll Along,” 7 p.m. Oct. 23 at Lincoln Grand, Village Pointe and Twin Creek. In this classic Broadway musical, Frank, a once talented Broadway composer who has abandoned his friends and career to become a Hollywood producer, catches a glimpse of his life.
» “RiffTrax Live: Night of the Living Dead,” 7 p.m. Oct. 24 at Lincoln Grand, Village Pointe and Twin Creek. As part of a special event in cinemas nationwide, the stars of “Mystery Science Theater 3000” are back for a one-night riff on the zombie movie that started it all, “Night of the Living Dead.”
» “Halloween,” 35th anniversary, 12:01 a.m. Oct. 24 at Lincoln Grand and Twin Creek; 12:01 a.m. Oct. 25 at Lincoln Grand, Village Pointe and Twin Creek; 12:01 a.m. Oct. 26 at Village Pointe; and 12:01 a.m. Oct. 31 at Lincoln Grand and Village Pointe. On Halloween night 1963 in an Illinois city, young Michael Myers murders his older sister with a kitchen knife. He escapes the psychiatric hospital 15 years later on Halloween eve.
» “The Met: The Nose Live,” 11:55 a.m. Oct. 26 and 6:30 p.m. Oct. 30 at Village Pointe and Twin Creek. This inventive production of Shostakovich's opera follows a bureaucrat whose satirical misadventures in search of his missing nose are based on Gogol's comic story.