Stranger Things

June 15, 2017 · Posted In: Encounter, Entertainment, Theatre

“I do weird things with my costumes,” says Pool of her costume designs. “I definitely like to make them strange.” This affinity for the atypical is why Omaha Under the Radar co-founder Amanda DeBoer Bartlett […]

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 […]

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 […]

Queen of the Nerds

January 27, 2017 · Posted In: Encounter, Entertainment, Publications, Theatre

Amanda Fehlner has some opinions about superheroes wearing spandex. “You’re about to go into battle, and what are you going to put on? A spandex suit? That’s not going to help you at all. So, […]

Rachel Jacobson

December 28, 2016 · Posted In: Encounter, Entertainment, Publications, Theatre

Before former Dundee Theater owner Denny Moran decided to sell the iconic Dodge Street structure, before the Sherwood Foundation purchased it, and before Film Streams was chosen to keep it alive, Rachel Jacobson had thought […]

Gabrielle Union

December 21, 2016 · Posted In: Entertainment, Omaha Magazine, Publications, Theatre

Actress Gabrielle Union projects her natural intelligence and feistiness in whatever role she undertakes. The Omaha native is never at a loss for words or opinions. She decries Hollywood’s male-dominated, white-centric ways and lack of […]

Roni Shelley Perez

October 13, 2016 · Posted In: Encounter, Entertainment, Publications, Theatre

“I never told my parents about having a fake sex scene. I just let them watch the show.” -Roni Shelley Perez Roni Shelley Perez wonders whether she should have warned her Catholic parents about a […]

Kimberly Faith Hickman

October 12, 2016 · Posted In: Entertainment, Omaha Magazine, Publications, Theatre

Kimberly Faith Hickman isn’t a Christmas Carol rookie. Before she took the reins as the Omaha Community Playhouse’s artistic director in June, she co-directed the Playhouse’s touring production of the 2015 show, and the year […]

Yiddish Omaha

Explore! November/December 2016


 
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