Alpaca Lunch

September 26, 2018 · Posted In: Entertainment, Weekend Picks

Subscribe to this free weekly newsletter here. Pick of the Week—Saturday, Sept. 29: Banned Books Week (Sept. 23-29) is an annual celebration of our freedom to read what we like. Celebrate that freedom by attending the Banned Books […]

Beck Gives Omaha Love in Lincoln

September 20, 2018 · Posted In: Music, Web Exclusive

The musician Beck gave a plug to Omaha during his concert at Lincoln’s Pinewood Bowl Amphitheater. “I feel so comfortable here,” he said. “It must be a Nebraska/Omaha thing.” Beck is on tour for his […]

Final Dog Days of Summer

Posted In: Entertainment, Weekend Picks

Subscribe to this free weekly newsletter here. Pick of the Week—Saturday, Sept. 23: Puppies and pumpkins? Why not? Take your pup to Dog Day at the Pumpkin Patch at Skinny Bones Pumpkin Patch in Blair. Doggie admission […]

After Hours with the Best of Omaha

September 18, 2018 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Nightlife

Omaha Design Center is home to the nation’s fifth-largest fashion week. The Omaha Press Club roasted and toasted Greg and Doug McDermott there. Lili Cheng, Microsoft’s AI Developer, spoke there in August as part of […]

Story Telling with Evan Bartels

September 17, 2018 · Posted In: Encounter, Music

There’s a quote featured on Evan Bartels’ website that resonates loudly with the Nebraska-bred musician: “Evan Bartels doesn’t sound like any singer I’ve ever heard. Ever. His voice sounds old and young at the same […]

It’s a Fiesta Weekend

September 13, 2018 · Posted In: Entertainment, Weekend Picks

Subscribe to this free weekly newsletter here. Pick of the Week— Friday, Sept. 14 through Sunday, Sept. 16: Celebrate freedom and independence this weekend at Fiestas Patrias Omaha along historic South 24th Street. The three-day national […]

From Omaha to Broadway

September 11, 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.  […]

September/October 2018 Destinations

September 10, 2018 · Posted In: Destinations, Encounter

Aksarben Village Run, don’t walk, to Aksarben Village this September and October. Then run. Or walk. At last count there were SEVEN run/walk fundraisers scheduled for the Village this fall. The lineup: Sept. 8, 9-11 […]

The Intersection of Africa with Latin Music

Posted In: Encounter, Music

In a previous issue, I explored how the African-American tradition deserves credit for inventing all major forms of music created in America, such as hip-hop, disco, funk, soul, jazz, rhythm and blues, blues, house, techno, […]

Like a Kid Again

September 9, 2018 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, People, Sports

Don Byers’ teammates on the Bellevue University golf team saw the notion of shooting your age—one of the rarest feats in the sport—as a canard of the wildest conceit. But the athlete who played for […]


 
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