KANEKO building Big Things in the Big O Arts Scene

Big Things

June 13, 2019 · 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 […]

comedian Angi Sada Half the Battle is Showing Up

Half the Battle is Showing Up

Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

Angi Sada may be late, but she always shows up. “I’m so professionally tardy, my child was a month late,” she says. Strangely, she says, she was actually early for her first open mic. At […]

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, […]

Withlove, Felicia aka Felicia Webster

Withlove, Felicia

Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

Using her signature from past love letters as her artistic name, Withlove, Felicia’s smooth voice is peaceful and powerful. As it fills the space, the audience is left hanging on every word. No two performances […]

BTL July/August 2019

July/August 2019 Between the Lines

Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

Samantha Weideman—Editorial Intern Samantha Weideman is a senior at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, studying journalism and political science. She is the digital editor for The Gateway and communications intern for Omaha Church of […]

Sandy Matson_Entryway Omaha Home

Omaha Home

June 11, 2019 · Posted In: Lifestyle, OmahaHome

“Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it.” – Thomas Paine The July/August issue is one of my favorites. It reminds me of growing up […]

June 2019 Instagram

June 2019 Instagram

June 3, 2019 · Posted In: Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine

Here are the nine images featured in our June 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 […]

Monica Brown with her family

Passing the Czech

May 30, 2019 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, People

When Norm Melichar was a child, he walked the five blocks from his parents’ Omaha home to his grandparents’ every Saturday. There, he and his five sisters would play games, take walks, and cook with […]

Adam Backora, The Candyman

The Candyman

Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

Adam Backora started slinging snow cones and cotton candy at twelve years old. From his late grandfather, whose words often filtered down to him through the memories of other vendors, Backora learned such valuable bits […]

Kevin Franz, Wild Things

Where The Wild Things Are Drawn

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 […]