The Tail-Gunner’s Grandson

May 1, 2017 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Art, History

Filmmaker Ben Drickey’s lifelong fascination with history turned personal in 2001. That’s when he documented his grandfather’s return to Germany, revisiting the sites where the U.S. Army Air Corps serviceman crashed and was captured during […]

Art Farm

April 27, 2017 · Posted In: Art, Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, Publications

Artist Cassia Kite has lived on the Gulf Coast of the Sunshine State for more than a decade, but her work remains rooted in the family farm near Auburn, Nebraska. “I’m just so thankful of […]

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April 13, 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 […]

Art Heist

April 7, 2017 · Posted In: Art, Encounter, Style

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

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 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 […]

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 […]


 
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