A Portrait of the Filmmaker as a Young Man

March 14, 2017 · Posted In: Art, Omaha Magazine, People

Knights in shining armor go searching for a legendary spoon. That was the concept of Sam Senser’s entry to the Canadian-based 50-Hour Film Competition. The contest’s theme was “twisted fairytale,” and all entries had to […]

Art Heist

March 3, 2017 · Posted In: Art, Encounter, Style

Artwork by Kim Darling                             This article was printed in the March/April 2017 edition of Encounter.

Art Rage

February 23, 2017 · Posted In: Art, Encounter, Galleries & Museums, Omaha Magazine

Editor’s note: Cassils is a gender non-conforming trans-masculine visual artist. Cassils uses plural gender-neutral pronouns (they, them, their) and asks that journalists do likewise when referring to them. This plurality reflects through language the position […]

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February 22, 2017 · Posted In: Art, Encounter, Entertainment, Omaha Magazine

A boozy brunch between girlfriends, a meeting of coworkers over coffee, a couple splitting a glass   of wine—conversations captured around the city, all serve as fodder and inspiration for Brion Poloncic’s work. In the quiet […]

New Year, New You

February 16, 2017 · Posted In: Art, Fashion, Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People, Publications, Style

While you’re working out to get into your new year’s wardrobe don’t settle for gym clothes, have another wardrobe during your transition. Photo 1: Alex Priest: vest by Jean Paul Gaultier, shirt by Yves Saint […]

The Godfather of Tractor Punk

February 10, 2017 · Posted In: Art, Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, Publications

Thank Gary Dean Davis for creating a genre of music original to Nebraska: tractor punk. The progenitor of tractor punk has been performing and recording music for 20 years on the independent label—SPEED! Nebraska Records—that […]

Immature Art for Mature Audiences

December 30, 2016 · Posted In: Art, Encounter, Lifestyle, Publications

Since time immemorial, bored teen boys have been drawing a certain part of the male anatomy on anything they can set pen to. Identification of such “artists” usually leads to their detention. However, for Mike […]

Kim Darling

December 27, 2016 · Posted In: Art, Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, Publications

Omaha-based artist Kim Darling (also known as Kim Reid Kuhn) is relishing a moment of “when one door closes, another opens.” Darling, a prominent Benson First Friday contributor known for curating provocative exhibitions and performances […]

Alisha Davis

December 23, 2016 · Posted In: Art, Encounter, Lifestyle, Publications

Alisha Davis, like so many of her digital generation, is a self-taught photographer. She didn’t study the subject in school, had no mentors, and her teachers at Central High never knew she was interested in […]

Baller Artist

October 14, 2016 · Posted In: Art, Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, Publications, Sports

“Kids need a community that shows them they can be successful and invests in their success,” -Aaryon Williams With an international basketball career spanning Peru, Denmark, Iceland, and Mexico, most 30-year-olds might be tempted to […]


 
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