January/February 2019 Between the Lines

January/February 2019 Between the Lines

January 3, 2019 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

Alicia Hollins —Senior Sales Coordinator Alicia has worked at Omaha Magazine for 11 years as Gil Cohen’s assistant. She is currently the senior sales coordinator, helping Gil with customer service, ad work, and sales. She […]

Saving a Life, Chasing the Dream Houston Alexander Foundation

Saving a Life, Chasing the Dream

Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Opinion, People

Houston Alexander knew that his first-born child would be a fighter from the moment he laid eyes on her. Elan, his daughter, was born with kidney disease. “We knew that one day she would need […]

Every Rose Has Its (Wacky) Thorn

December 27, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Places

Omaha floral shops have deep roots, with dozens planted throughout the metro. The annual sequence of holidays, weddings, and romantic flings keep local florists busy. Their busiest time of the year, by far, is Valentine’s […]

Preserving the Legacy of Dr. Susan La Flesche

Posted In: History, Omaha Magazine, People

As it was in the days of the unbound prairie, so it remains in the age of endless corn: the pleasures of place are given to those with a keen eye for the subtle and […]

The Long Road to Recovery

December 21, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

Injuries are a part of sports, but Creighton University point guard Jade Owens has weathered more than her fair share. After two years spent recapturing the health and athleticism she once took for granted, she’s […]

Sexual Justice Warrior

Posted In: Health, Omaha Magazine, People

Sex videos are popular on the internet. Even academic ones. Just ask Dr. Sofia Jawed-Wessel, an associate professor at the University of Nebraska-Omaha’s School of Health & Kinesiology. Her 2016 TEDx talk has been viewed […]

True to This, Not New to This

Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

Sitting down for a tarot reading across from Shaun Laveau, the 21-year-old spiritual worker conveys the presence of someone more ancient. A conversation begins with cards sliding out of his favorite deck. Once he begins […]

January/February 2019 Instagram

Posted In: Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine

Here are the nine images featured in our January/February 2019 issue. Click on the photos to view the contributors’ Instagram accounts. Include the hashtag #OmahaMagazine with your Instagram photos to be featured in the next […]

Art After Life

Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

The morning of the funeral, I woke early to write my identical twin brother’s eulogy. It began: “On the cover of a notebook, Connor spelled out his definition of art in boldface type: ‘Art is not […]

Nebraska Medical Orchestra

December 20, 2018 · Posted In: Music, Omaha Magazine, People

On a cold night in November, musicians in a new orchestra gather in a classroom at the Strauss Performing Arts Center. They are rehearsing the recognizable march from The Nutcracker. Only, in the song’s first […]