Planting Tech Talent

October 10, 2017 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, People On the Rise

Nicole Shobanjo is an information technology student who could be forced to move away from Omaha after she earns her computer programming degree from Metropolitan Community College. The 38-year-old—a stay-at-home mom who operates an in-house […]

Francophile

October 9, 2017 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, People

Half a century ago, while attending Mercy High School, Anne Marie Kenny cultivated a Francophile passion. At 21, she followed it to realize a dream of being a cabaret artist in France. She went from […]

From Quill to 
Keyboard

October 8, 2017 · Posted In: Education, FamilyGuide

According to Merriam-Webster’s online dictionary, the word “cursive” comes from the Latin “currere,” meaning “to run.” The humble beginnings of this elegant script trace back to the use of the quill, which was easily broken […]

Ardith Starostka

October 6, 2017 · Posted In: Art, Omaha Magazine, Sponsored Content

This sponsored content appeared in the Fall 2017 edition of Omaha Magazine. To view, click here: https://issuu.com/omahapublications/docs/omahamagazine_1017_2_125/60 Ardith Starostka is an internationally recognized, award-winning figurative artist who creates stunning portraits out of her private art studio. […]

Ballet Nebraska

Posted In: Big Give, Sponsored Content

The Big Give was published in the September/October 2017 edition of Omaha Magazine. To view this sponsored content as it was printed, click here: https://issuu.com/omahapublications/docs/omahamagazine_1017_2_125/70 MISSION STATEMENT Ballet Nebraska provides enrichment through quality professional dance performances, […]

Valmont Industries Inc.

Posted In: B2B Magazine, Sponsored Content

This sponsored content appeared in the Fall 2017 edition of B2B. To view, click here: https://issuu.com/omahapublications/docs/bb1117_final_flipbook/42 Global Leadership Grown from Midwestern Roots Like most great companies, Valmont began with one person who had a vision, an […]

An Omaha Hockey Legend in the Making

October 5, 2017 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Sports

Former UNO hockey star Jake Guentzel left school in 2016, after junior year, to pursue his dream of playing professionally. No one expected what happened next. The boyish newcomer with the impish smile went from […]

Bug Out

Posted In: Art, Encounter

Sexy moths flap their wings (and cleavage). Some dude dressed like a lightning bug flashes his butt. The audience swarms the stage at Midtown Art (formerly Midtown Art Supply)—with antennae, arms, and legs flailing—rocking to […]

Mary Zicafoose

October 4, 2017 · Posted In: Art, Omaha Magazine, People

The story of Mary Zicafoose—and her “Hope & Healing” tapestries—is one of unwavering focus, intensity, family tragedy, and a simple red scarf. The world-renowned weaver’s two tapestries, each measuring 12 feet long and more than […]

Social Responsibility vs. Activist Investing

October 3, 2017 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Business Profiles

Activist investing. What is it? Who does it? Is it effective? Does it work? As with anything, the answer to most of these questions is situational. According to the qz.com article “The 10 activist investors […]