Heard by God

October 31, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

The wait was torture. Six months of back-and-forth, missing documents, interviews, and paperwork.  Finally, Ismail Ntakirutimana had a passport in his hands. Now all he needed was a student visa to the United States.  But […]

Appropriately Inappropriate

October 30, 2018 · Posted In: Humor, Omaha Magazine, People

When Benson High School’s class of ’96 voted Amber Ruffin “Class Clown,” they were clearly onto something. “It [comedy] came about because I was a very ugly child,” Ruffin says. “I had to do something […]

Gory, Ghastly, and Gruesome

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, People

One day with attorney Marc Delman would barely scratch the surface of his mammoth collection of cultural artifacts. Objects from whimsical pop culture to evidence of man’s inhumanity are stashed in storage and displays at […]

November/December 2018 Between the Lines

October 29, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

Dylan Longwell—Editorial Intern Dylan Longwell is an Omaha native with a passion for writing and exploring. He aspires to connect with others beyond the superficial level, as he believes that’s what drives culture forward in […]

South O Swagger

October 27, 2018 · Posted In: Encounter, Entertainment, People

If doing-things-your-own-way could be personified it would probably look like Miguel Rocha. Commonly known as Rocha by family, friends, and coworkers, the 30-year-old musician and South Omaha native is no stranger to living life his […]

Out of the Blue

October 24, 2018 · Posted In: Art, Omaha Magazine, People

It all started with a chair. Then another. And another. Eventually, painter Will Anderson had enough chairs for his first solo show (at Petshop Gallery last year in Omaha). Don’t expect to sit back, relax, […]

Diversity on Stage

Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

Roses are red. Violets are blue. American poetry publications have a diversity problem. It’s true in Nebraska, too.  It’s easy to assume that Omaha’s published poets are predominantly white people. After all, the anthology of […]

The Queen of Omaha Ice

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, People, Sports

The ice rink is smooth like glass. A young woman glides across the surface, breaking it in with her skates’ sharp blades. Across the rink, her coach watches closely, analyzing each move.  Barbara Foster has […]

Omaha Poets Populate 2018 One Book One Nebraska

Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

Nebraska poetry is not all about farms and cornfields (although some of it is).  The state has inspired a wide variety of poets and poems, as demonstrated by the 2018 One Book One Nebraska selection, […]

Have you Herd of the Goat Yoga Craze?

Posted In: Health, Omaha Magazine, People

Megan Roth sits cross-legged on her mat in black shorts, a white tank, and a blue baseball hat with the words “Live Simply” etched into the front. “We know why you are here and it’s […]


 
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