Fighting Dementia With Coloring Books

June 15, 2017 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Entertainment, Recreation

Remember getting an unopened box of crayons—for school, for a birthday, just for fun? Remember the smell of the wax? The new, sharp points? Choosing your favorite color? Most people would answer “Yes.” Coloring, whether […]

Digital Daredevils

Posted In: Encounter, Entertainment, Music

The masterminds behind Omaha band Glow in the Dark—Lawrence Deal and Aaron Gum—have always had an affinity towards musical instruments and toys. Since they were young, Deal and Gum surrounded themselves with a variety of […]

Heartthrobs Rekindle Teenage Frenzy from Early ’90s

June 12, 2017 · Posted In: Entertainment, Music, Web Exclusive

I wanted to gawk at the spectacle of aging Gen Xers gone crazy for forgotten idols. Or so I told myself. Secretly, part of me also wanted to see if the boy band singers elicited […]

Required Listening

June 11, 2017 · Posted In: Encounter, Music

For years, Chelsea Balzer and Matt Walker ran in the same circles, but somehow didn’t cross paths until Balzer joined the art performance group aetherplough in 2010 and was suddenly thrust into a musical relationship […]

Pitch Poet

June 8, 2017 · Posted In: Encounter, Music

She sets up on a bustling Old Market corner. The footpaths jostle with tourists and locals doing their weekend shopping, dining, and sightseeing. Jocelyn Muhammad pulls the acoustic guitar slung over her back then slowly […]

Mr. & Mrs. Fink

June 1, 2017 · Posted In: Encounter, Music

The evolution of CLOSENESS was quite literally a matter of the heart—not in a cheesy, romantic musing type of way, but the actual blood-pumping, life-sustaining muscular organ. Husband-wife duo Orenda Fink (Azure Ray) and Todd […]

The Return of the Midnight Movies

May 25, 2017 · Posted In: Dundee, Omaha Magazine, Theatre

Let’s respect our inverted pyramid and get this out of the way: 4925 Dodge St., née the Dundee Theater, will once again play movies at midnight. They will be regular affairs, maybe/maybe not weekly, and […]

Angling For Safe-To-Eat Fish

Posted In: Entertainment, Health, Omaha Home, Recreation

Eating wild-caught fish from rivers, streams, and dam sites is almost as fun as catching them. But consuming too much of certain fish species is not advised. Mercury, polychlorinated biphenyls, and other pollutants can bioaccumulate […]

Obviously Omaha

Posted In: Entertainment, Omaha Magazine, Recreation

Food and drink are an important part of summertime festivals and cultural events. Celebrations across Omaha’s diverse communities ensure a wide selection of new and interesting things to try. Here are a few options to […]

The Closer

May 24, 2017 · Posted In: Entertainment, Omaha Magazine, Sports

The most nervous person on the field during David Gerber’s pitching debut for Creighton baseball in 2014 might have been his older brother, then senior outfielder Mike Gerber. The Bluejays were down 6-2 late in […]


 
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