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 […]

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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 […]

Larry Ferguson

August 6, 2016 · Posted In: Art, Encounter, Lifestyle, People, Publications

Berkshire Hathaway’s National Indemnity Company was searching for someone to memorialize its home office of more than 65 years before they relocated, they called upon Omaha artist and photographer Larry Ferguson. “It’s what I do […]

Flying Over Hollywood

July 29, 2016 · Posted In: Art, Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, Publications

Jim Fields is a self-taught auteur, a busy English teacher, and a Nebraska-nice filmmaker trying to finish his latest project whenever he can find time. The film, Life After Ex, is a romantic comedy about […]


 
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