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

Cirque de Amateur

August 26, 2016 · Posted In: Entertainment, Omaha Magazine, Publications, Theatre

The term “amateur” gets a bad rap. While suggesting a lack of skill, the word actually comes from the Latin “amator” or “lover.” An amateur is someone who does what they do for the love […]

Samuel Brett Williams’ Revelation

August 7, 2016 · Posted In: Encounter, Entertainment, Publications, Theatre

The Rapture. The Apocalypse. The end of the world. And the New Jerusalem is in…Arkansas? Hopefully, someone packed their Rapture kit. Oh…throw in an atheist and things just got real. Revelation, adapted from a book […]

Matthias Jeske

Jorie Lyn Scheele

April 15, 2016 · Posted In: Encounter, Entertainment, Publications, Theatre

The dream is always the same. Admiring, envious, unseen…but necessary. A synthesis of literary theory, Leroux, and Lloyd-Webber. In the dark spaces between the scenes, the watcher waits silently deconstructing the narrative, discovering new intentions […]

All Hail Hal France

April 1, 2016 · Posted In: Entertainment, Music, Omaha Magazine, Publications, Theatre

In 1970, when Hal France began his freshman year at the University of Vermont as a football player, the little light that had been flickering above his head of black curls suddenly clicked on in […]


 
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