Where Pink Pigeons Fly

May 3, 2018 · Posted In: Art, Encounter, Lifestyle

Coming from a very artistic family, Gabi Quiroz’s parents always encouraged her creative endeavors. Her mother taught her to shade, her father used to draw, her grandmother quilts, and she has an aunt who draws […]

Nyame Brown

Posted In: Art, Encounter, Lifestyle

When Oakland, California, artist Nyame Brown arrived in Omaha for a four-month residency at the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Nebraska’s biggest city wasn’t what he expected. No, he wasn’t under the impression we all […]

Smashing Stereotypes

Posted In: Art, Encounter, Lifestyle

Thriving Omaha artist Tyler Chickinelli wants to smash a couple of stereotypes—one, not all artists are pretentious and, two, they aren’t noninclusive. The idea that artists are elitist snobs who only welcome the upper echelon […]

Leprosy, Communist Revolutionaries, and a Gun to Her Back

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Religion

In 1948, Barbara Entz’s family moved to Omaha after a blind evangelist from the city, J.J. Esau, told her father to become a minister. Esau was in public relations with the nondenominational Grace Bible Institute […]

Saving Animals, Chasing Penguins

Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

As the dedicated diamond buyer for Borsheims, it’s not surprising that Heather Ingraham travels all over the world. She even went to the Falkland Islands recently—but not to inspect precious gems—to look at penguins. Ingraham, […]

A Way With Words

Posted In: Art, Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine

Curiosity and wit, a knack for communicating visually, and a keen ability to capture disillusions and desires. Those are just a few qualities displayed in the work of Ed Ruscha, a California-based painter regarded as […]

Wanderings Of A Wordsmith

May 2, 2018 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, People

Frank S. O’Neal published his first book of poetry in 2010 at age 62. In 2017, the Nebraska Arts Council exhibited his surrealist poetry video (a collaboration between the scribe and cinematographer Jason Fischer) for […]

Five National Parks

Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Places

“You have died of dysentery.” Those tragic words stopped short the travels of many digital novices learning the history of the Oregon Trail. The classic computer game, The Oregon Trail, introduced a generation of youths […]

Skydiving With Family

April 29, 2018 · Posted In: Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, Recreation

I could die. Endless possibilities swirl along with the growling engine of the Cessna 182 wide-body airplane. At 6,000 feet and climbing, Kenneth “Sonny” Bader, 65, yawns. Plunging to the ground at a high velocity […]

The Beermuda Bicycle Tour

April 27, 2018 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, People

It began as a simple adventure concocted by four bicycling buddies to explore local byways on two wheels and sample good beer from the state’s burgeoning craft brewery landscape. Four days later, they dubbed their […]


 
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