Let Halloween Carry On

November 1, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Web Exclusive, Weekend Picks

Subscribe to this free weekly newsletter here. Thursday, Nov. 1: Don’t miss the ninth annual celebration of straight-out-of-Nebraska talent at the Premiere: 2018 Film Streams Local Filmmakers Showcase at Film Streams’ Dundee Theater. With 12 different […]

Appropriately Inappropriate

October 30, 2018 · Posted In: Humor, Omaha Magazine, People

When Benson High School’s class of ’96 voted Amber Ruffin “Class Clown,” they were clearly onto something. “It [comedy] came about because I was a very ugly child,” Ruffin says. “I had to do something […]

South O Swagger

October 27, 2018 · Posted In: Encounter, Entertainment, People

If doing-things-your-own-way could be personified it would probably look like Miguel Rocha. Commonly known as Rocha by family, friends, and coworkers, the 30-year-old musician and South Omaha native is no stranger to living life his […]

Chill, Thrills, and Fulfillment

October 25, 2018 · Posted In: Entertainment, Weekend Picks

Subscribe to this free weekly newsletter here. Pick of the Week—Friday, Oct. 26: Costumes and Karaoke? That’s what’s in store for you at HallowQUEENS Karaoke at The B. Bar. Dress as your favorite queen, diva, or […]

Soccer Brings Bob Warming Home

October 24, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Sports

Bob Warming’s unexpected return to Omaha in 2018—this time to head the men’s soccer program at the University of Nebraska-Omaha—is the latest turn in a lifelong love affair with coaching. Warming, 64, twice helmed the […]

The King of Christmas Music

Posted In: Music, Omaha Magazine

Despite Best Buy no longer selling CDs, and big-box stores like Target reducing their music inventory to a few small rows of releases, Chip Davis remains married to the physical product.  His Omaha recording-rehearsal studio is […]

Garbage In, Garbage Out

Posted In: Humor, Omaha Magazine

Back in late 1969, America could do anything and meet any challenge. After all, those were the days of the Apollo Project. Neil Armstrong had taken his “small step,” and two days later blasted off […]

The Queen of Omaha Ice

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, People, Sports

The ice rink is smooth like glass. A young woman glides across the surface, breaking it in with her skates’ sharp blades. Across the rink, her coach watches closely, analyzing each move.  Barbara Foster has […]

From Omaha to Broadway

October 21, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People, Theatre

It might be an unlikely topic for an award-winning Broadway musical, but Come From Away tells the story of a tiny town in Newfoundland that welcomed thousands of stranded airline passengers on September 11, 2001.  […]

In the Crease, Covered in Grease

October 18, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People, Sports

In 2007, during a race at Pocono Raceway in Pennsylvania, Brian Haaland stood up after drilling multiple lug nuts into one of the right tires on Jeff Green’s race car. As Green pulled away and […]