Ridin’ the Rails

September 10, 2018 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business

Robert Owen sipped a drink, smoked a cigar, and enjoyed the view from the back end of his “yacht on the tracks.” He didn’t have a care in the world. The rush of catching a […]

Absence Makes the Heart

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 60Plus Opener

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Family, Omaha Magazine

Fall is my favorite time of the year. Temperatures are comfortable, and everything looks dazzling with the brilliant foliage of jewel-like green, yellow, orange, red, amber, and gold. It’s a great time for guests to […]

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 […]

September/October 2018 Calendar of Events

Posted In: Calendar, Omaha Magazine

Art & Museum Exhibits Stage Performances Concerts Family & More Art & Museum Exhibits Jevon Woods Through Sept. 7 at Love’s Jazz & Arts Center 2510 N. 24th St. Woods’ work captures the essence of […]

The Intersection of Africa with Latin Music

Posted In: Encounter, Music

In a previous issue, I explored how the African-American tradition deserves credit for inventing all major forms of music created in America, such as hip-hop, disco, funk, soul, jazz, rhythm and blues, blues, house, techno, […]

Hooray For Miss USA

September 9, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

When 12-year-old Sarah Rose Summers asked her parents if she could compete in the National American Miss pageant, they gave her a major side eye.  “I was one of the shyest girls,” says Summers, now […]

Like a Kid Again

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, People, Sports

Don Byers’ teammates on the Bellevue University golf team saw the notion of shooting your age—one of the rarest feats in the sport—as a canard of the wildest conceit. But the athlete who played for […]

Encounter Founder

September 7, 2018 · Posted In: Downtown, Encounter, People

Encounter Founder by Tara Spencer Encounter Magazine recently underwent a pretty major transformation. For some, the product you see now may not resemble the original at all. It shouldn’t. Media has evolved, and Omaha Publications […]

Three-Peat

September 5, 2018 · Posted In: Education, FamilyGuide

This state capital on the Pearl River was named after a president of the United States. What is the city and state?  Most people could not answer this questions without going through an internet search. […]


 
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