Satchel Grande Kicks off the Holidays

December 26, 2018 · Posted In: Events, Music, Web Exclusive

Omaha’s favorite funk band Satchel Grande helped kick off the holiday festivities Saturday, Dec. 22, with a show at Slowdown in NoDo. The opening act was “Nebraska thunderfunk” band A Ferocious Jungle Cat. They went […]

Christmas Shenanigans with Elf at The Rose

December 17, 2018 · Posted In: Entertainment, Web Exclusive

What better way to get in the Christmas spirit than to watch your favorite Christmas movie as a musical? Families filled the beautifully decorated Rose Theater during the afternoon performance on Saturday, Dec. 15 to […]

Unlocking the Spirit of Christmas at Joslyn Castle

December 10, 2018 · Posted In: Entertainment, Web Exclusive

Omaha’s Joslyn Castle hosted an “unlocking” on Saturday, Dec. 8, to get the community in the Christmas spirit. View live video from the event at Omaha Magazine‘s Facebook page: The castle was decorated with […]

Three Bands, Three Venues

November 27, 2018 · Posted In: Entertainment, Web Exclusive

The Omaha Entertainment and Arts Awards introduced a handful of 2018’s top local artists at this year’s Nominee Showcase on November 16th. The night featured over 15 performances (including bands, DJs, hip-hop artists, and comedians) […]

Let Halloween Carry On

November 1, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Web Exclusive, Weekend Picks

Subscribe to this free weekly newsletter here. Thursday, Nov. 1: Don’t miss the ninth annual celebration of straight-out-of-Nebraska talent at the Premiere: 2018 Film Streams Local Filmmakers Showcase at Film Streams’ Dundee Theater. With 12 different […]

Gary Numan Plays the Slowdown Days After Fatal Tour Bus Accident

September 28, 2018 · Posted In: Music, Web Exclusive

“Here in my car, I feel safest of all. I can lock all my doors, it’s the only way to live.” Gary Numan’s 1979 hit song “Cars” has been a fan-favorite for decades, but the […]

Beck Gives Omaha Love in Lincoln

September 20, 2018 · Posted In: Music, Web Exclusive

The musician Beck gave a plug to Omaha during his concert at Lincoln’s Pinewood Bowl Amphitheater. “I feel so comfortable here,” he said. “It must be a Nebraska/Omaha thing.” Beck is on tour for his […]

Goodbye, Mother India

September 14, 2018 · Posted In: Food & Drink, Web Exclusive

Mother India Restaurant is permanently closing this weekend. Saturday, Sept. 15, will be the restaurant’s last day of business, says Preethi D’Souza. The restaurant is open noon-2 p.m. and 5-9 p.m on its final day. […]

Balloon and Wine Festival Lifts More than Spirits

July 30, 2018 · Posted In: Entertainment, Sponsored Content, Web Exclusive

Watch out for the 12th Annual Nebraska Balloon & Wine Festival on Aug. 10-11 at the festival’s new home—Leo Royal Memorial Park. The festival will host hot air balloons, helicopters, paragliders, skydivers, food, wine, beer, […]

1992 First Annual Best of Omaha Award Winners

July 10, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Web Exclusive

Below are the results of the first ever Best of Omaha Survey contest. 100,000 ballots were distributed, and winners were selected in 56 categories. The results are reproduced here as published in the March/April 1992 […]