The Comedian in the Jetpack

August 24, 2017 · Posted In: Entertainment, Nightlife, Omaha Magazine

In June of 2000, Richard Reese took his first tentative—but eager—steps into the brutal, addictive world of standup comedy on the stage of what was then Jokers Comedy Club in the Old Market. After just […]

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 […]

Obviously Omaha

December 27, 2016 · Posted In: Entertainment, Nightlife, Omaha Magazine, Publications

The month of February is an often-underappreciated time on the calendar of many Midwesterners. The cold temperatures, the snow—the long winter season is almost behind us, but the warm promise of spring still out of […]

Obviously Omaha

Brent Crampton & the House of Loom

Sam Parker

August 2, 2016 · Posted In: Encounter, Entertainment, Nightlife, Publications

Sam Parker wants to help his patrons find that feeling—the rush of emotion that happens when people lose themselves in a song. A true-to-form millennial, Parker has pursued passion projects and labors of love from […]

Dan Brennan

May 6, 2016 · Posted In: Encounter, Entertainment, Nightlife, Publications

Dan Brennan, 37, has long understood how important the sound system is during a live music performance. “I’m a musician. I was always fascinated by watching other engineers do what they do,” he says. “I […]

Going Native

April 30, 2015 · Posted In: Encounter, Music, Nightlife, Publications

From fine dining to apartment living, craft cocktails to art openings, the cultural and economic boom of the Old Market has resounded across the region. However, this resurgence nearly went without a soundtrack. While over […]

Underground Comedy Scene

May 12, 2014 · Posted In: Encounter, Entertainment, Humor, Nightlife, Publications

Just as in other places similar in size to Omaha, the city’s comedy scene has been on the rise, and the work of the comedians from different groups in Omaha are to thank. “We’re still […]

Omaha Under the Radar

May 6, 2014 · Posted In: Encounter, Entertainment, Music, Nightlife, Publications

Sometimes “the good life” can get a little bit blurry. When it comes to Omaha’s music scene, soprano Amanda DeBoer Bartlett is happy to see that happen and wants to help perpetuate it. “Around the […]


 
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