John Heaston, OEAAs

Creating a City-wide Celebration

June 13, 2019 · Posted In: Entertainment, Omaha Magazine

Los Angeles has its Oscars, New York City its Tonys, and Omaha the Omaha Entertainment and Arts Awards. And though Louis B. Mayer created the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (and thus the […]

JAZZ to the Future illustration

Jazz to the Future

Posted In: Entertainment, Music, Omaha Magazine

Legacy Informs Revival Veteran drummer Curly Martin came of age in the ‘50s and ‘60s, when North O brimmed with players and venues. Today, he’s a flashpoint for shedding light on the history and making […]

Newsletter July 11 2019, Flood photo

Rollin’ Through the Weekend

July 11, 2019 · Posted In: Events, Weekend Picks

Subscribe to this free weekly newsletter here. Thursday, July 11: What’s fun, free, and full of funk? You know it’s Omaha’s Jazz on the Green, which takes over Midtown Crossing’s Turner Park for the next six […]

Fourth of July Newsletter

Freedom and the Fourth

July 2, 2019 · Posted In: Events, Weekend Picks

Subscribe to this free weekly newsletter here. Fourth of July Weekend Highlights: Want to keep things healthy this holiday? Sign up for the Firecracker Flight 5k and 10k at Baxter Arena. But do it now, before […]

O Comic Con wrestling

Rainbows and Flags Throwdown

June 27, 2019 · Posted In: Events, Weekend Picks

Subscribe to this free weekly newsletter here. Pick(s) of the Week—Thursday, June 27 to Sunday, June 30:  With so much Pride going on this weekend, it was impossible to pick just one event on the weekend of the […]

Train performs at Stir Cove

Omaha Caught the Train

June 26, 2019 · Posted In: Music, Web Exclusive

It’s an overcast Saturday evening in Council Bluffs, Iowa, and the smell of rain is in the air—and so is the excitement. The line to get inside Stir Cove’s concert area is so long, you […]

July/August 2019 Instagram

July/August 2019 Instagram

June 25, 2019 · Posted In: Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine

These nine images are featured in our July/August issue. Click on the photos to view the contributors’ Instagram accounts. Include the hashtag #OmahaMagazine with your Instagram photos to be featured in the next issue of […]

Omaha Entertainment & Art Awards

Omaha Entertainment & Art Awards

June 24, 2019 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Web Exclusive

The Process The Omaha Entertainment & Arts Awards celebrate the stars of Omaha’s artistic communities. The awards are carefully cultivated and judged. The OEAA organization strives to recognize the wide variety of local visionaries in […]

Mark Kresl, Omaha Conservatory of Music

Cantoring the Praises of Omaha

June 21, 2019 · Posted In: Giving, Omaha Magazine

At the Omaha Conservatory of Music, the modern history of music in Omaha is being written every day. Thousands of students take advantage of brand-new facilities as they study their musical instruments, attend music classes, […]

Monarch Butterfly Harvest Planting Native Gardens for Pollinators

Planting Native Gardens for Pollinators

Posted In: OmahaHome

Many beautiful homes have beautiful yards, and many beautiful yards have gardens. Breathtaking gardens look natural and maintained. One secret is low-maintenance plant selection. Scott Evans, horticulture program coordinator with the University of Nebraska—Lincoln Extension, […]

Angie Arkfeld's Villa feature A Villa of a Different Color

A Villa of a Different Color

Posted In: Lifestyle, OmahaHome

Angie Arkfeld says her builder’s style was traditional compared to her contemporary tastes. However, she liked the open template of a particular villa already underway, and she loved the neighborhood developing near 192nd and Pacific […]

Studious Artists local couple

Studious Artists

Posted In: At Home, OmahaHome

Dennis Wattier walks across his ocean-blue carpet to head downstairs to his basement studio. The retired industrial technology teacher shuts the door as the familiar smells of maple, walnut, and cherry woods envelop him. These […]