Eat ’Em If Ya Got ’Em

June 22, 2017 · Posted In: Entertainment, Humor, Omaha Magazine

To quote Monsanto’s 1970s propaganda: “Without chemicals, life itself is impossible.” The multinational agrochemical/biotech corporation is ostensibly in the business of helping farmers grow food. So, let’s just say, “Without food, human existence goes kaput.” […]

Stacie Tovar

Posted In: Entertainment, Omaha Magazine, Sports

CrossFit is an intense exercise regimen utilizing functional movements and varying workouts (called “workout of the day” or “WODs”). Those who have never participated in CrossFit may regard the workouts with a sense of dreaded […]

Witnessing the Great Eclipse

Posted In: Destinations, Omaha Magazine, Recreation

The 2017 Great American Eclipse will take place on August 21, turning day into night. The cosmic coincidence occurs when the moon passes in front of the sun, creating a perfect alignment of Earth, moon, […]

Lunch With Buffett

June 21, 2017 · Posted In: Music, Omaha Magazine

With food-inspired songs such as “Charleston’s,” “Medium Rare,” and the album’s title track, the duo displays a penchant for sweet-sounding beats and aspirations to dine with Omaha’s most affluent resident, Warren Buffett. They speculate that […]

Punk You

Posted In: Encounter, Music, Nightlife

You can call Brothers Lounge a “punk bar” and not get too much grief from so-called “punk purists.” However, calling Brothers a “punk bar” is like calling The Clash a “punk band.” Technically, it may […]

Louder Together

Posted In: Encounter, Entertainment, Music

Lauren Martin was a small-town farm girl from McCook, Nebraska. She loved country music and never expected she would one day lead Maha—Nebraska’s pre-eminent annual music festival. On Aug. 19, Martin oversees one of Maha’s boldest […]

Fighting Dementia With Coloring Books

June 15, 2017 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Entertainment, Recreation

Remember getting an unopened box of crayons—for school, for a birthday, just for fun? Remember the smell of the wax? The new, sharp points? Choosing your favorite color? Most people would answer “Yes.” Coloring, whether […]

Stranger Things

Posted In: Encounter, Entertainment, Theatre

“I do weird things with my costumes,” says Pool of her costume designs. “I definitely like to make them strange.” This affinity for the atypical is why Omaha Under the Radar co-founder Amanda DeBoer Bartlett […]

Digital Daredevils

Posted In: Encounter, Entertainment, Music

The masterminds behind Omaha band Glow in the Dark—Lawrence Deal and Aaron Gum—have always had an affinity towards musical instruments and toys. Since they were young, Deal and Gum surrounded themselves with a variety of […]

Encounter Destinations

Posted In: Destinations, Encounter

This article appears in the July/August 2017 edition of Encounter. AKSARBEN VILLAGE Like music? Of course you do—you’re cool. That’s why you’ll want to boogie woogie to Aksarben Village (67th and Center streets) for the […]


 
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