Revamped Radio

February 24, 2017 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Entertainment, Omaha Magazine

When the band Train came to Omaha’s Baxter Arena for a concert in December 2016, there were plenty of flashing lights and excited fans. “But when the lights go out and the audience starts screaming, […]

Drunk on a Truth Binge

Posted In: Humor, Omaha Magazine

What does a medieval murder have to do with your television viewing habits? How could a bit of historical treachery lead to a description of your propensity for watching endless hours of Netflix, abandoning family […]

Art Rage

February 23, 2017 · Posted In: Art, Galleries & Museums, Omaha Magazine

Editor’s note: Cassils is a gender non-conforming trans-masculine visual artist. Cassils uses plural gender-neutral pronouns (they, them, their) and asks that journalists do likewise when referring to them. This plurality reflects through language the position […]

Austin Ortega

Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People, Sports

How did a smallish soccer-playing Hispanic kid from sun-drenched Escondido, California, end up an ice hockey star in Nebraska? Although his profile does not fit the stereotypical hockey player, UNO Mavericks forward Austin Ortega has […]

Orchestrated by God, Encouraged by Parents

Posted In: Music, Omaha Magazine, People

At his first public concert, a benefit for disabled children in Ecuador, Washington Garcia realized that he was put on Earth to serve others through music. “It was a revealing moment,” Garcia says. He was […]

Ren
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sance 
Man

February 22, 2017 · Posted In: Art, 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 […]

Sexy & Slow

Posted In: Entertainment, Music, Omaha Magazine

Is it terrible the pain in Peedi Rothsteen’s voice is musically satisfying? His honest mix of pleasure and vulnerability blended over incredibly sexy slow jams makes your knees buckle. Rothsteen knew he was tapping a […]

Evolution 
of Pop Music

Posted In: Entertainment, Music, Omaha Magazine

Admittedly, 34-year-old Omaha native Jonathan Tvrdik doesn’t sleep much. Between co-owning Benson’s Krug Park, working as a consultant for his wife Sarah Lorsung Tvrdik’s business Hello Holiday, being a father to 2-year-old son Hugo, directing […]

Aloha Bluejays

Posted In: Entertainment, Events, Omaha Magazine

Creighton has long maintained a cross-cultural connection with Hawaii. The university considers the Central Pacific archipelago one of its top-10 recruiting states, and students from Hawaii have been flocking to this “Maui of the Midwest” […]

One of Ours

February 21, 2017 · Posted In: Entertainment, Music, Omaha Magazine

“There aren’t a lot of people in Nebraska writing new musicals,” says Roxanne Wach, executive director of Shelterbelt Theatre. The Omaha theater company is in the middle of its 24th season of producing original work […]


 
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