Encounter is Omaha’s premier arts & culture magazine.

For questions about editorial, contact Encounter editor Eric Stoakes.

Encounter Destinations

July 18, 2018 · Posted In: Destinations, Encounter, Neighborhoods

AKSARBEN VILLAGE Maha Music Festival (Aug. 17-18 at Stinson Park) marks 10 years in 2018, but the all-day, all-night music cornucopia is anything but stale and wheezy. In fact, it’s fresher than ever—and getting Weezer, […]

Big Daddy

July 12, 2018 · Posted In: Encounter, People

Regular readers of Encounter may wonder what’s going on here. We don’t really do an editor’s letter in this publication. We like to let the stories, artwork, and photography speak for themselves and leave the […]

Todd “Fox” Hansen

June 27, 2018 · Posted In: Art, Encounter, Lifestyle

Todd “Fox” Hansen looks like a guy you’d see hiking up a mountain, followed by his loyal dog pack, maybe carrying a whittled, wooden staff and helping out lost, less fortunate hikers. In reality, he […]

Where Pink Pigeons Fly

June 15, 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 […]

Nadia Shinkunas

June 13, 2018 · Posted In: Art, Encounter

The shapes and forms in many of Nadia Shinkunas’ works have a geometric rigidity about them. To achieve their three-dimensional feel, the angles are sharp and defined. Her career path, on the other hand, is […]

MILLENNIAL MYTH: We’re Job Hoppers

Posted In: Encounter, People

I’m a millennial who’s held four different jobs over the past two years.  This begs the question, “Am I a cliché?” Gallup called millennials the “job-hopping generation” in a 2016 study.  An April NBC news article […]

Fin?

Posted In: Encounter, Fashion

Styling: Nicholas Wasserberger Models: Nicholas Wasserberger. Sarah Rowe. Kim Darling T-shirts: Kim Darling This article was printed in the July/August 2018 edition of Encounter.

Lime Punch

Posted In: Encounter, Fashion

Original concept by Eric Stoakes Photography by Bill Sitzmann Design by Derek joy Styling by Katiuska Modeled by Katiuska Nuñez & Vizzerdrix This article was printed in the July/August 2018 edition of Encounter.

Spirit Lives Here

June 12, 2018 · Posted In: Encounter, Music

Daisies may blow with the wind, but that doesn’t mean they are fragile. The young members of Daisy Distraction have seen a lot of dilemmas. Dilemma was, in fact, the name of the band that […]

Agustin Delgado

Posted In: Encounter, Fashion

Agustin Delgado is humble when talking about his work, yet when you see his red-carpet-worthy designs walk the runway, you would never guess the man behind these ethereal, bold looks is quite shy. Growing up […]


 
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