Ooh Là Là

October 12, 2016 · Posted In: Art, Encounter, Lifestyle, People, Publications

Vilaine Frange has planted her roots more than 88,000 Cornhusker football fields from home. But to this native of Besançon, France, the Cornhuskers—and football, for that matter—probably don’t mean a helluva lot. Pardon the Nebraska […]

Location Scout and Producer Jamie Vesay

October 11, 2016 · Posted In: Art, Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People, Publications

When it comes to shooting video, Jamie Vesay of Omaha is a handler, facilitator, fixer, procurer, and—as his LinkedIn site puts it—“minutia wrangler” and “chaos killer.” He works on television commercials, music videos, and feature […]

Scott Blake

October 10, 2016 · Posted In: Art, Encounter, Lifestyle, Publications

Scott Blake looks giddy as he weaves between traffic on 72nd and Pacific streets. He holds a tattered and discolored “now hiring” sign covered by a piece of cardboard—which he calls his “security blanket”—and his […]

Yiddish Omaha

Artist Erin Blayney

Lowbrow Pop Culture Maven

August 26, 2016 · Posted In: Art, Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, Publications

If it wasn’t for Bugs Bunny, Ren and Stimpy, or Johnny Bravo, we may never have gotten to know Dan Crane, artist extraordinaire. One of Omaha’s rising contemporary creators, Crane credits his formative years watching […]

When Life Gives You Lemons, They Might Actually Be Oranges

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

This past summer, the Artists’ Cooperative Gallery hosted an artistic and cultural exchange with Sophia Wanamaker Gallery in San Jose, Costa Rica. Elisa Morera, a Costa Rican artist who splits time between Omaha and her […]

Nils Haaland

Posted In: Art, Encounter, Lifestyle, People, Publications

Stage and voice actor Nils Haaland has assembled an array of roles. He’s played Pupcake, the precocious, rambunctious, and lovable puppy companion of Strawberry Shortcake. He’s also played infamous Nebraskan serial killer Charles Starkweather. Haaland […]

Eric Nyffeler

August 12, 2016 · Posted In: Art, Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, Publications

There is a formula for creating a generic artist name: Ditch your street name. Forget your middle name. Find a word that makes you seem “bigger and cooler” than you really are. Use that word. […]

Stephanie Kurtzuba

August 8, 2016 · Posted In: Art, Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People, Publications

Stage and screen actress Stephanie Kurtzuba has graced Hollywood red carpets and Broadway billboards, but she is most comfortable at her family’s West Lanes Bowling Center in her hometown of Omaha. The Central High School […]


 
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