Where the Arts Come Together

November 11, 2015 · Posted In: Art, Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, Publications

It’s been a big year for Creighton University’s Fine and Performing Arts Department. Its spring production of Cabaret received 13 Theatre Arts Guild nominations and took away a whopping five, including Outstanding Musical. The Midlands […]

Omaha Performing Arts

October 13, 2015 · Posted In: Entertainment, Music, Omaha Magazine, Publications

When Tony Bennett took to the stage at Holland Performing Arts Center in 2005, it was just another in the long list of innumerable venues he had played over the course of his legendary career. […]

The B-Word

October 8, 2015 · Posted In: Art, Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, Publications

“I think you’re a pushy bitch.” That’s what a gallery owner once said to Courtney Kenny Porto when she attempted to get postcards printed for an upcoming exhibition. It was an instance that left the […]

Omaha Creative Institute

September 18, 2015 · Posted In: Art, Encounter, Lifestyle, Publications

When Omaha Creative Institute (OCI) was founded in 2008, staff converted a used truck and horse trailer into a mobile art vehicle as a way to bring creativity to neighborhood festivals, parades, and other community […]

Art is Life

September 4, 2015 · Posted In: Art, Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People, Publications

  This article appears in the Sept./Oct. 2015 issue of Omaha Magazine. When Laura Vranes and John McIntyre celebrated their first wedding anniversary in October 2008, they wanted to do something special. Not only was […]

The Masons

August 3, 2015 · Posted In: Family, HerFamily, Parenting, Publications

This article appears in August 2015 Her Family. It seems like the stereotypically idyllic life of a poet: a gravel path leading to a house in the woods, one that calls to mind Walden Pond and […]

The Object Enthusiast

June 26, 2015 · Posted In: Art, Encounter, Publications

This article appears in May/June 2015 The Encounter. For artists dreaming of making a living from art, Emily Reinhardt’s life must seem like the ultimate fantasy. Every day, the 26-year-old turns down high-end retailers and […]

Art as Social Justice

Posted In: Art, Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People, Publications

This article appears in our July/August 2015 edition of Omaha Magazine. During one of Tim Guthrie’s exhibitions, a woman commented to one of his friends, “Tim is such a great photographer!” The friend replied, “He’s […]

Through A Glass Brightly

June 24, 2015 · Posted In: Art, Lifestyle, Nonprofit, Omaha Magazine, Publications

This article was published in the May/June 2015 edition of Omaha Magazine. Halfway through our interview, Therman Statom apologizes. He didn’t anticipate our conversation lasting so long, and he has an appointment at Children’s Hospital […]

Daniel Dorner

April 24, 2015 · Posted In: Encounter, Entertainment, Publications, Theatre

When Daniel Dorner performed in the Brigit St. Brigit’s production for An Iliad last fall, he gave a rivetting performance in the role of epic poet Homer and related the tale of the Trojan War with […]