Punk You

August 15, 2017 · Posted In: Encounter, Music, Nightlife

You can call Brothers Lounge a “punk bar” and not get too much grief from so-called “punk purists.” However, calling Brothers a “punk bar” is like calling The Clash a “punk band.” Technically, it may […]

Lunch With Buffett

August 13, 2017 · Posted In: Music, Omaha Magazine

With food-inspired songs such as “Charleston’s,” “Medium Rare,” and the album’s title track, the duo displays a penchant for sweet-sounding beats and aspirations to dine with Omaha’s most affluent resident, Warren Buffett. They speculate that […]

Aug. 10-13 Weekend Picks

August 9, 2017 · Posted In: Uncategorized, Weekend Picks

PICK OF THE WEEK— Friday, Aug. 11, – Saturday, Aug. 12 : Who doesn’t love balloons? I mean, we’re not just talking election balloons here. These are big, beautiful, glowing, hot air balloons. Plus, if […]

Dropping Bombs

Posted In: Encounter, Entertainment, Theatre

Suzanne Withem has to size you up before she decides how to tell you the name of her next play. After all, you don’t drop an F-bomb on just anybody. Withem has spent the better part […]

Aug. 3-6 Weekend Picks

August 2, 2017 · Posted In: Weekend Picks

PICK OF THE WEEK— Friday, Aug. 4-7: It’s the end of the 21st biannual Native Omaha Days this weekend, but you still have time to join the celebration. The event brings thousands of Omahans back to […]

Stacie Tovar

July 30, 2017 · Posted In: Entertainment, Omaha Magazine, Sports

CrossFit is an intense exercise regimen utilizing functional movements and varying workouts (called “workout of the day” or “WODs”). Those who have never participated in CrossFit may regard the workouts with a sense of dreaded […]

July 27-30 Weekend Picks

July 27, 2017 · Posted In: Weekend Picks

PICK OF THE WEEK— Saturday, July 29: Does it really get any better than bacon and beer? You can get your fill of both at the Fifth Annual Beer and Bacon Festival at the Old […]

Paul McCartney Live in Omaha

July 24, 2017 · Posted In: Entertainment, Music, Web Exclusive

Beatlemania is alive and well in Omaha. Former Beatle Paul McCartney proved as much on Sunday night. His iconic songs brought the CenturyLink Center’s sold-out crowd to their feet. Longtime fans (myself included) came to […]

Eat ’Em If Ya Got ’Em

July 21, 2017 · Posted In: Entertainment, Humor, Omaha Magazine

To quote Monsanto’s 1970s propaganda: “Without chemicals, life itself is impossible.” The multinational agrochemical/biotech corporation is ostensibly in the business of helping farmers grow food. So, let’s just say, “Without food, human existence goes kaput.” […]

July 20-23 Weekend Picks

July 19, 2017 · Posted In: Weekend Picks

PICK OF THE WEEK— Friday, July 21 – Saturday, July 22: This event has it all—fireworks, barbecue, a mechanical bull, a car show, even helicopter rides! RiverFest in Bellevue at Haworth Park promises one heck […]