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A Quest for Knowledge

January 16, 2020 · Posted In: Events, Weekend Picks

Subscribe to this free weekly newsletter here. The featured image is a section of one of Thalia Rodgers’ pieces.  Thursday, Jan. 16: You can listen to live music while helping launch a career tonight by attending […]

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From Beers to Cheers

January 9, 2020 · Posted In: Events, Weekend Picks

Subscribe to this free weekly newsletter here. Thursday, Jan. 9: Angels Among Us is throwing a beer-centric event to raise awareness about their work in the community. This new celebration is the Birds & Beer Bash, where […]

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Polka, Potluck, and Pajamas

January 2, 2020 · Posted In: Events, Weekend Picks

Subscribe to this free weekly newsletter here. Thursday, Jan. 2: My pick for the day after New Year’s Day? A relaxing day at the library, of course. Hit up the Friends of OPL Book Sale at the Swanson […]

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A Timeless Voice

December 31, 2019 · Posted In: Health, Music, Omaha Magazine, People

A self-described creator of “original songs and gibberish,” David P. Murphy is a jack of all trades—and master of them all. Writing is writing, Murphy insists. Listening to the torch songs, tributes, and satirical asides […]

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The Weekend After and the New Year

December 26, 2019 · Posted In: Events, Weekend Picks

Subscribe to this free weekly newsletter here. Thursday, Dec. 26: Take a break this day after Christmas and get in The Ozone. Let them provide the food and drinks, and, of course, the entertainment. Listen to […]

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Bass, Bash, and Black Magic for Christmas

December 19, 2019 · Posted In: Events, Weekend Picks

Subscribe to this free weekly newsletter here. Thursday, Dec. 19: Finishing some last-minute shopping before the holidays? Why not  multitask and get some Santa pictures taken while you’re at it? Santa’s Wonderland at Cabela’s in La Vista […]

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Winterfest in the Amana Colonies

December 16, 2019 · Posted In: Destinations, Entertainment, Omaha Magazine

Complaining about winter can be an advanced sport in Omaha. Bemoaning shoveling snow, potholes lying in wait under salted roads, or long drives to ski country can be a comforting bond between Midwesterners just trying […]

author Kassandra Montag

Recurring Nightmare to Living a Dream

Posted In: Entertainment, Omaha Magazine, People

Nebraska writer Kassandra Montag grew up with a strong sense of home. She spent her Arcadian childhood outside Kearney playing in nearby woods and beside a creek. She built campfires and rafts, and stitched clothes […]

Crafty Queens and Other Things

December 12, 2019 · Posted In: Events, Weekend Picks

Featured video is of Taylor Swift’s “Style” cover by Names Without Numbers. Subscribe to this free weekly newsletter here. Thursday, Dec. 12:  The December Lettuce Turnip the Beet: Youth Poetry Night is a gift slam, whether you are […]

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Curious Specimens and Puppy Dog Tails

December 5, 2019 · Posted In: Events, Weekend Picks

Subscribe to this free weekly newsletter here. Thursday, Dec. 5: Want to know what art curatorship shares with zoological practice? Attend Alluring Specimens: Curating & the Curious Intersections of Art and Zoology at Bemis Center for Contemporary Art […]