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April 13, 2017 · Posted In: Art, Encounter, Entertainment, Omaha Magazine

A boozy brunch between girlfriends, a meeting of coworkers over coffee, a couple splitting a glass   of wine—conversations captured around the city, all serve as fodder and inspiration for Brion Poloncic’s work. In the quiet […]

Your Trash, Her Treasure

April 9, 2017 · Posted In: Lifestyle, Omaha Home, Omaha Magazine

Even on a blustery, freezing January day, as Christmas lights still twinkle from neighbors’ homes, it’s Halloween inside Diane Hayes’ apartment. Enter into her abode, which is located in the 105-year-old West Farnam Apartments off […]

Immature Art for Mature Audiences

December 30, 2016 · Posted In: Art, Encounter, Lifestyle, Publications

Since time immemorial, bored teen boys have been drawing a certain part of the male anatomy on anything they can set pen to. Identification of such “artists” usually leads to their detention. However, for Mike […]

Ooh Là Là

October 12, 2016 · Posted In: Art, Encounter, Lifestyle, People, Publications

Vilaine Frange has planted her roots more than 88,000 Cornhusker football fields from home. But to this native of Besançon, France, the Cornhuskers—and football, for that matter—probably don’t mean a helluva lot. Pardon the Nebraska […]

Lowbrow Pop Culture Maven

August 26, 2016 · Posted In: Art, Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, Publications

If it wasn’t for Bugs Bunny, Ren and Stimpy, or Johnny Bravo, we may never have gotten to know Dan Crane, artist extraordinaire. One of Omaha’s rising contemporary creators, Crane credits his formative years watching […]

Field Club Historic District

May 27, 2016 · Posted In: Central Omaha, Home, Neighborhoods

Lined with stately manors and trees planted nearly a century ago, the boulevards of the Field Club Historic District evoke the kind of old-fashioned, small-town charm that would have Bing Crosby and Bob Hope singing […]

Melissa Dundis

February 9, 2016 · Posted In: Encounter, Entertainment, Music, Publications

In a dim corner of Dundee’s Blue Line Coffee, Melissa Dundis places petite fingers to six nylon strings. A strum, followed by the coo of her voice, and the windowless back half of the café […]

Making the Old New Again

November 5, 2015 · Posted In: Downtown, Encounter, Home, Home Improvement, Neighborhoods, Publications

Sherri and John Obermiller decided their new downtown condo reminded them too much of the suburbs. They should know. The couple moved in 2011 from their five-bedroom, five-bathroom home in the white-picket-fence-lined neighborhoods off 180th […]