Wakanda

April 30, 2018 · Posted In: Encounter, Entertainment, Music

What’s really in a name? For some, a name is an arbitrary label. For musicians Shomari Huggins and Coleman Hunter, better known by their stage name Wakanda, it’s more than a simple way to identify […]

In Good Company

Posted In: Entertainment, Omaha Magazine, Theatre

In the immortal words of MC Rob Base and DJ E-Z Rock, “It takes two to make a thing go right.” For Omaha’s Shelterbelt Theatre and SNAP! Productions, that wise 1980s musical maxim proves incredibly […]

Park East Neighborhood Rebrand

Posted In: Downtown, Neighborhoods, OmahaHome

The Omaha neighborhood that’s not quite downtown and not quite Midtown has, for years, been hard to encapsulate. You could identify it as home to several historic early 20th century buildings, such as the Rose […]

Skydiving With Family

April 29, 2018 · Posted In: Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, Recreation

I could die. Endless possibilities swirl along with the growling engine of the Cessna 182 wide-body airplane. At 6,000 feet and climbing, Kenneth “Sonny” Bader, 65, yawns. Plunging to the ground at a high velocity […]

The Oracle of Omaha’s Edible Investments

Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine

Every spring, Berkshire Hathaway shareholders from around the globe convene in Omaha to hear the financial wisdom of legendary investors Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger. Shareholders also partake of some good grub. The annual Berkshire […]

May/June 2018 Exhibits Calendar

April 27, 2018 · Posted In: Calendar, Exhibits, Omaha Magazine

Art & Museum Exhibits BFA & BASA Thesis and Senior Shows Through May 5 at UNO Criss Library and Weber Art Gallery, 6001 Dodge St. Thesis students in the art gallery and BASA graduating seniors […]

A Window To The World

Posted In: At Home, OmahaHome

This cozy residence in Omaha’s historic Dundee neighborhood might seem an unlikely place to find one of the world’s leading experts on Afghan geopolitics. Yet it is here that Tom Gouttierre (and wife Marylu) have […]

A Throne Room Fit For a King and Queen (or a Doctor)

Posted In: Before & After, Home, OmahaHome

As a bastion of repose from the outside world of work and worry, home spaces have the power to flush away the anxieties of the day. And when it comes to relaxation (and flushing), nowhere […]

A Gathering of Water & Cranes

Posted In: History, Omaha Magazine, Recreation

The bald eagle is unusually loud. From the riverbank, just beyond the trees, comes a descending whinny, then a high-pitched kree, kree, kree. That’s not what I came to the river to find, but sometimes […]

Book Review: This River Beneath the Sky

Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Reviews

This River Beneath the Sky reads like an ode to sandhill cranes in the style of Aldo Leopold’s Sand County Almanac. How fitting. Leopold was born in Iowa but produced his seminal work of ecological […]