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 […]

Sunday is the Fun Day

September 6, 2018 · Posted In: Entertainment, Weekend Picks

Subscribe to this free weekly newsletter here. Pick of the Week—Saturday, September 8 to Sunday September 9: The Rockbrook Village Art Fair is happening this weekend. As one of the longest running art fairs in Nebraska, […]

In Frost We Trust

September 4, 2018 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Sports

When the University of Nebraska football program again failed to produce a winning season last fall, new athletic director Bill Moos fired head coach Mike Riley and promptly hired former Husker Scott Frost. After years […]

Are You Ready for Some…

August 30, 2018 · Posted In: Entertainment, Weekend Picks

Subscribe to this free weekly newsletter here. Pick of the Week—Saturday, September 1: We know you can choose to watch the Husker game at any number of locations around Omaha, but where else can you celebrate […]

What’s in a Name?

August 23, 2018 · Posted In: Humor, Omaha Magazine

In Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare wrote: “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose. By any other name would smell as sweet.” Gertrude Stein continued, “A rose is a rose is a rose” in her poem […]

Pick Your Poison

Posted In: Entertainment, Weekend Picks

Subscribe to this free weekly newsletter here. Pick of the Week—Saturday, August 25: Like quick road trips? Like books? Maybe even enough that you would like to write one? Then you won’t want to miss the Nebraska Book […]

Getting a New Sense for Concussions

August 16, 2018 · Posted In: Family, FamilyGuide, Sports

As a linebacker for Omaha Gross High School more than 30 years ago, Stephen Eubanks slammed head-first into an Omaha Westside linebacker. “I still have a very vivid memory of this,” Eubanks recalls. “It felt […]

Don’t Come Undone

Posted In: Entertainment, Weekend Picks

Subscribe to this free weekly newsletter here. Friday, August 17 to Saturday, August 18:  It is the 10th year for Omaha’s MAHA Music Festival, and they’re not holding back. With both local and international acts from […]


 
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