Encounter is Omaha’s premier arts & culture magazine.

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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 […]

Mesonjixx

October 15, 2018 · Posted In: Encounter, Music

Mesonjixx’s music has influences of R&B, jazz, and soul, with a whole lot of heart mixed in. Growing up, she says she drew a lot of inspiration from listening to different artists her parents played […]

Divine Serpentine

October 14, 2018 · Posted In: Encounter, Entertainment, People

While Dulcie Mueller has been performing since age 5 with a variety of castmates and collaborators, she finally found the perfect partner several years ago in a cold-hearted reptile.  Mueller, who has a background in […]

Chloe Kehm

October 11, 2018 · Posted In: Art, Encounter

With her bobbed blond hair, flowered orange dress, and a jean jacket covered in pins (mostly cats in some form or another), artist Chloe Kehm looks like she could have stepped out of one of […]

Byron Anway

October 10, 2018 · Posted In: Art, Encounter

When Byron Anway talks about his art, he doesn’t say he “paints.” He says he “makes a painting.” As an artist, educator, and musician, this emphasis on making—on investing in the process—colors all aspects of […]

Creatures of Comfort

October 2, 2018 · Posted In: Encounter, Fashion

Model Lucas E. lounges in a cozy downtown apartment armed for unwinding, with a good book in hand and clothes that are made for sporty style and comfort.  Creatures of comfort by Jared Spence Modeled […]

Painting New Worlds

September 26, 2018 · Posted In: Art, Encounter

Can you get to know an artist through their Instagram posts? Scroll through Keegan Baker’s portfolio, and you will flip past years’ worth of fantasy portraits, life drawing sketches, and miniature paintings, eventually coming across […]

Story Telling with Evan Bartels

September 17, 2018 · Posted In: Encounter, Music

There’s a quote featured on Evan Bartels’ website that resonates loudly with the Nebraska-bred musician: “Evan Bartels doesn’t sound like any singer I’ve ever heard. Ever. His voice sounds old and young at the same […]

Absence Makes the Heart

September 10, 2018 · Posted In: Art, Encounter

“Where are you from?”  This common question is a complex one for Los Angeles-based conceptual artist and summer 2018 Bemis artist-in-residence Jenny Yurshansky. She was conceived in Moldova in the late-1970s, when it was part […]

September/October 2018 Destinations

Posted In: Destinations, Encounter

Aksarben Village Run, don’t walk, to Aksarben Village this September and October. Then run. Or walk. At last count there were SEVEN run/walk fundraisers scheduled for the Village this fall. The lineup: Sept. 8, 9-11 […]


 
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