Tobi Mathouser of Goodwill Industries

Building Skills, Creating Jobs

January 20, 2020 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Giving

Goodwill Industries has long been known as America’s go-to thrift store, but more importantly, it provides many areas of job training. By the 1970s, Goodwill’s mission had grown to include job placement programs and outsourcing […]

Zach Willard at his home No Weapons Required | Art Conquers All

No Weapons Required

January 2, 2020 · Posted In: Art, Health, Omaha Magazine

Warranted or not, creative ability and mental illness are viewed as traveling companions. Since Lord Byron’s day, many literary critics have leaned into a poetic notion connecting “genius” and “madness.” Many artists have been posthumously […]

Kristin Williams at The Sherwood Foundation

Directing the Community

November 21, 2019 · Posted In: Business

Kristin Williams is well-known in the Omaha nonprofit sector—having been a tireless public servant and nonprofit manager for the last 27 years. The energy and focus she puts into her position at the Sherwood Foundation […]

Hector Anchondo

Hillbilly Holler to Omaha Shot Caller

October 18, 2019 · Posted In: Music, Omaha Magazine

The blues don’t seem like a young man’s game. While it might be arguable whether 39 is still young or not‘ the blues are inarguably a game Héctor Anchondo is winning. Through the inevitable ups […]

Joe Baker, 1933 Ford hot rod

Auto Body Experience

September 26, 2019 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder—just ask anyone who’s ever beheld a fully restored Model T, or a tricked-out, metallic green 1933 Ford hot rod. They get it. A talented auto body technician […]

Chantal Pavageaux

A Show For The Ages

August 26, 2019 · Posted In: Entertainment, Omaha Magazine, People

Art is many things to artists, art lovers, critics, and scholars. Two-dimensional art has its passive, observable beauty on the wall or on the pedestal, but the stage is the canvas of the living theater. […]

Tūdūsō-Victoria Hoyt and Demetria Geralds


June 13, 2019 · Posted In: Art, Omaha Magazine, People

Art is life, as the poet said, but art is not always everything. Art can be a means to an end, a way to hone interpersonal skills, a way to network, to explore career options, […]

Ghosting in the workplace graphic design

Ghosting in the Workplace

May 28, 2019 · Posted In: B2B Magazine

An employee who calls in sick during the busiest night of the year is a business owner’s nightmare. An even worse nightmare is when the employee simply decides to leave. “I think the professional courtesy […]

Flavortown Mafia

Flavortown Mafia Puts the Shama Lama in Ska

May 24, 2019 · Posted In: Entertainment, Music, Omaha Magazine

Three things you should know about ska bands: You will never meet one with a really bad attitude; they have the best names; and they are all about fun—ska is about fun. It’s positive, happy […]

Pill bottle illustration

Opiate Addiction and Seniors

February 14, 2019 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Health

Substance use disorders occur when at least one substance or drug leads to distress or impairment that is clinically significant. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the number of opioid addicts in […]