Review: Frank Foster’s Redneck Rock ’N’ Roll

June 18, 2018 · Posted In: Music, Web Exclusive

Frank Foster was a sweet relief on a sweltering summer night. The country musician performed in Omaha on Friday, June 15, at The Waiting Room Lounge (with Bucka Ruse opening the night). Although Foster has […]

Eric Falk’s Mean Green Pulling Machine

June 17, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People, Recreation

Horsepower, innovation, and family-friendly fun are at the heart of truck and tractor pulling. The popular motorsport evolved from the agrarian tradition of horse pulling, in which farmers urged their teams to pull sleds along […]

Yeti or Not, it’s Father’s Day!

June 14, 2018 · Posted In: Entertainment, Weekend Picks

Subscribe to this free weekly newsletter here. Father’s Day Weekend: We know there’s a lot you can do with your dad (or mom) this weekend, so we’re just going to give you some ideas and let […]

Spirit Lives Here

June 12, 2018 · Posted In: Encounter, Music

Daisies may blow with the wind, but that doesn’t mean they are fragile. The young members of Daisy Distraction have seen a lot of dilemmas. Dilemma was, in fact, the name of the band that […]

Encounter Destinations

Posted In: Destinations, Encounter, Neighborhoods

AKSARBEN VILLAGE Maha Music Festival (Aug. 17-18 at Stinson Park) marks 10 years in 2018, but the all-day, all-night music cornucopia is anything but stale and wheezy. In fact, it’s fresher than ever—and getting Weezer, […]

Art and Music with a Kiss of a Festival

June 7, 2018 · Posted In: Entertainment, Weekend Picks

Subscribe to this free weekly newsletter here. Pick of the Week—Friday, June 8 to Sunday June 10: The 44th Annual Omaha Summer Arts Festival keeps getting better. This year, they have expanded hours for the market […]

Food, Festivals, Fun, and Falconwood

May 31, 2018 · Posted In: Entertainment, Weekend Picks

Pick of the Week—Friday, June 1-3: It’s a foodie’s dream weekend. Taste of Omaha is back at the Heartland of America Park and Lewis & Clark Landing and it’s as good as you remember. Whether […]

Memorial Day Weekend Has It All

May 24, 2018 · Posted In: Entertainment, Weekend Picks

Subscribe to this free weekly newsletter here. Pick of the Week—Friday, May 25: Night Markets at Turner Park are back this year and better than ever after teaming up with Omaha Farmer’s Market. This is great news […]

U2 Experience in Omaha

May 22, 2018 · Posted In: Music, Web Exclusive

U2’s “Experience + Innocence” tour was more than a concert. It was more like a futuristic church sermon with the band’s chart-topping rock hits as the soundtrack. It was an experience.   A 100-foot-long LED […]

Heart and Soul

May 19, 2018 · Posted In: Encounter, Nightlife

Edem K. Garro has a penchant for spontaneous musical combustion—meaning that it’s quite common for her to break into song mid-sentence. Like a chemical reaction right before your eyes, elements of passion, sheer musical talent, […]


 
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