Sax with Ed Archibald

January 17, 2018 · Posted In: Music, Omaha Magazine, People

Fresh out of Technical High School, Ed Archibald and his bandmates had dreams of becoming the next Commodores. Then life happened. Jobs. Marriage. Kids. The dream and Archibald’s saxophone were tucked away. It took a […]

The Boner Killerz

January 15, 2018 · Posted In: Encounter, Music

Make no mistake about it — Eris Koleszar, Cara Heacock, and Anna Schmidt knew what they were doing when they named their band The Boner Killerz. Koleszar, a big fan of musician/comedian Lane Moore, noticed a […]

Weekend Picks

January 11, 2018 · Posted In: Entertainment, Weekend Picks

Subscribe to this weekly newsletter here. PICK OF THE WEEK: Thursday, Jan. 11: Musical virtuoso Dereck Higgins has just added another item to his always hectic schedule. An Evening with Dereck Higgins at the Down […]

The First Weekend of 2018

January 4, 2018 · Posted In: Entertainment, Weekend Picks

PICK OF THE WEEK: Thursday, Jan. 4: This week we’re giving you the chance to check out the Blackstone District’s members-only music club for free when you RSVP to our first party of the year. The Hi-Fi […]

What I Know For Sure

December 28, 2017 · Posted In: History, Humor, Omaha Magazine

We all “know” things. I mean, we just believe this or are convinced of that, or we think another thing is probably true. But beyond all that, there are those things we simply “know.” They […]

Triple Threat Plus One

Posted In: Encounter, Entertainment, Music

As I sit on the patio of Roast Coffeehouse in Aksarben Village watching people go by while waiting to meet the Clark triplets, it hits me that even though I’ve seen them play in bars […]

Dec. 28-31 Entertainment Picks

Posted In: Weekend Picks

Subscribe to this weekly newsletter here. PICK OF THE WEEK: NYE Parties! Sunday, Dec. 31:  Finding just the right place to go for New Year’s Eve is all about finding what fits. Here are a […]

The State of Volleyball

December 27, 2017 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Sports

For generations, football gave Nebraska a statewide identity. But with Husker gridiron fortunes flagging, volleyball is the new signature sport with booming participation and success. Here and nationally, more girls now play volleyball than basketball […]

Winter Excursions

December 22, 2017 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Recreation

Got cabin fever? Make plans to venture into the blistering cold for some fun this winter, but don’t forget to bundle up. Whether you’re an experienced athlete or looking to burn a few of those […]

Monarch Prime & Bar

Posted In: Destinations, Encounter

Perhaps it’s fitting that downtown’s newest dining establishment, Monarch Prime & Bar, opened on Halloween weekend. First, there was a trick—flipping the space used by the two previous restaurants with the event space to call […]