July/August 2019 Obviously Omaha Metaling in Arts: Notable Omaha Statues

Metaling in Arts: Notable Omaha Statues

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

The sun is high, the temps are rising, and the dogs need to be let out. Seriously, though, summer evenings are a perfect time to take a stroll around Omaha, and with so much public […]

Eateries As Art Galleries in Benson

Eateries as Art Galleries

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

It’s not unusual, on a warm summer night, to see a line of people waiting to purchase a uniquely flavored ice-cream cone, such as Zen Blend Coffee, from Ted & Wally’s. But on the first […]

KANEKO building Big Things in the Big O Arts Scene

Big Things

Posted In: Art, Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine

It is no wonder Omaha’s art scene in 2019 has been collaborative. With many of these 15 featured venues and organizations willing to work together to create transformative, creative experiences for the community, art fans […]

Tūdūsō-Victoria Hoyt and Demetria Geralds

Tūdūsō

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, […]

Kevin Franz, Wild Things

Where The Wild Things Are Drawn

May 30, 2019 · Posted In: Art, Omaha Magazine

Kevin Franz draws monsters. And just like humans, those monsters contain multitudes. Franz, who earned his BFA from the University of Nebraska at Omaha, double majoring in studio art and psychology, started with an emphasis […]

Caitlin Little, A Little Disruption

A Little Disruption

May 22, 2019 · Posted In: Art, Omaha Magazine

Caitlin Little is not a performer fueled by money or recognition. She doesn’t have any formal artistic training. But that hasn’t stopped her from cementing a position in Omaha’s local arts scene. Passion drives her […]

Image of marijuana leaf with a drop of CBD oil from cover

About the Cover

February 20, 2019 · Posted In: Art, Omaha Magazine

Four states (Nebraska, South Dakota, Kansas, and Idaho) prohibit hemp-derived CBD following the recent legalization of hemp at the federal level. On Jan. 24, Idaho State Police busted a truck driver transporting 6,701 pounds of cannabis […]

artist Barber running down 24th Street

Barber in Conversation

February 13, 2019 · Posted In: Art, Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine

Real poverty, according to author and activist Grace Lee Boggs, is “the belief that the purpose of life is acquiring wealth and owning things. Real wealth is not possession of property but the recognition that […]

Head shot Dr. Lydia Kang in lab coat with stethoscope

A Literary Prescription for Success

December 19, 2018 · Posted In: Art, Omaha Magazine, People

Dr. Lydia Kang glanced at her ringing phone. It was her literary agent (who typically emailed). The unexpected phone call delivered some shocking news. “We have a preemptive offer from Penguin,” the agent said. Kang jumped […]

Sketches of Omaha

Posted In: Art, Omaha Magazine

A watercolor print featuring Joslyn Castle is the centerpiece of a young couple’s remodeled living room in the Dundee neighborhood. The image is a reminder of their wedding day and the location where they married. […]