Louder Together

August 17, 2017 · 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 […]

Punk You

August 15, 2017 · 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 […]

Lunch With Buffett

August 13, 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 […]

Dropping Bombs

August 9, 2017 · Posted In: Encounter, Entertainment, Theatre

Suzanne Withem has to size you up before she decides how to tell you the name of her next play. After all, you don’t drop an F-bomb on just anybody. Withem has spent the better part […]

Stacie Tovar

July 30, 2017 · 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 […]

Paul McCartney Live in Omaha

July 24, 2017 · Posted In: Entertainment, Music, Web Exclusive

Beatlemania is alive and well in Omaha. Former Beatle Paul McCartney proved as much on Sunday night. His iconic songs brought the CenturyLink Center’s sold-out crowd to their feet. Longtime fans (myself included) came to […]

Eat ’Em If Ya Got ’Em

July 21, 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.” […]

Encounter Destinations

July 13, 2017 · 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 […]

Stranger Things

July 6, 2017 · Posted In: Encounter, Entertainment, Theatre

Jennifer Pool is doing her part to keep Omaha odd. “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 […]

Witnessing the Great Eclipse

June 22, 2017 · 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, […]


 
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