Spirit Lives Here

June 12, 2018 · Posted In: Encounter, Music

Daisies may blow with the wind, but that doesn’t mean they are fragile. The young members of Daisy Distraction have seen a lot of dilemmas. Dilemma was, in fact, the name of the band that […]

Art and Music with a Kiss of a Festival

June 7, 2018 · Posted In: Entertainment, Weekend Picks

Subscribe to this free weekly newsletter here. Pick of the Week—Friday, June 8 to Sunday June 10: The 44th Annual Omaha Summer Arts Festival keeps getting better. This year, they have expanded hours for the market […]

Food, Festivals, Fun, and Falconwood

May 31, 2018 · Posted In: Entertainment, Weekend Picks

Pick of the Week—Friday, June 1-3: It’s a foodie’s dream weekend. Taste of Omaha is back at the Heartland of America Park and Lewis & Clark Landing and it’s as good as you remember. Whether […]

Memorial Day Weekend Has It All

May 24, 2018 · Posted In: Entertainment, Weekend Picks

Subscribe to this free weekly newsletter here. Pick of the Week—Friday, May 25: Night Markets at Turner Park are back this year and better than ever after teaming up with Omaha Farmer’s Market. This is great news […]

U2 Experience in Omaha

May 22, 2018 · Posted In: Music, Web Exclusive

U2’s “Experience + Innocence” tour was more than a concert. It was more like a futuristic church sermon with the band’s chart-topping rock hits as the soundtrack. It was an experience.   A 100-foot-long LED […]

Heart and Soul

May 19, 2018 · Posted In: Encounter, Nightlife

Edem K. Garro has a penchant for spontaneous musical combustion—meaning that it’s quite common for her to break into song mid-sentence. Like a chemical reaction right before your eyes, elements of passion, sheer musical talent, […]

It’s a Sexy Weekend of Mud Play, Beer Bellies, and Art

May 17, 2018 · Posted In: Entertainment, Weekend Picks

Subscribe to this free weekly newsletter here. Saturday, May 19: Play like a kid again (and bring the real kids, of course) at Fontenelle Forest’s Mud Day this Saturday, a partnership with the Henry Doorly Zoo […]

Jennifer Castello

May 13, 2018 · Posted In: Downtown, Encounter, Theatre

Thirty-year-old Jennifer Castello lives by a simple philosophy: “Art is power.” As a writer, educator, and actor, the Omaha native has tapped into all areas of her deep imagination to carve out her path. She […]

Mother’s Day Magical Mayhem

May 10, 2018 · Posted In: Entertainment, Weekend Picks

Subscribe to this free weekly newsletter here. Pick of the Week—Sunday, May 13: We would be remiss if we didn’t make Mother’s Day our Pick of the Week. But with so much going on, there’s no […]

The Music Lesson You Never Got in School

May 3, 2018 · Posted In: Encounter, Lifestyle, Music

Through my time as a DJ for the past 16 years, it’s been my career and passion to study music. And I’ve learned one important fact along the way—the modern legacy of American dance music […]


 
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