On March 19, Omaha's award-winning commercial-free radio station KVNO Classical 90.7 FM celebrated its 40 years of broadcasting and kicked off its Spring Membership Drive.
On Friday, Feb. 10, at 7 p.m., Camp Omaha hosted a live painting and zine release party for local artist Erick Uncool. The zine features underground music and art found all over Omaha and Lincoln, with photos of live hip hop performances Dirty Diamonds and Omaha's very own Midtown Marauders. This is the first zine to ever be released, and according to Eagle Salazar, they are hoping to release at least four this year. Every packaged Trash Can Kids Volume One zine came with separate pins, stickers and printed photos, different for every case.
Walking into Canvas and Cabernet, a new addition to the Aksarben area, you might not be sure what you're getting yourself into.
On one side, the walls are covered in seemingly elementary paintings. The walls on the opposite side are lined with artistic masterpieces. There is a stage and about 20 painting stations. Keep walking and there are shelves with eclectic items for sale. Keep walking farther, and you'll run into the bar.
At this point, you aren't really sure if you're in a bar, gallery, gift shop or classroom.
The truth is that Canvas and Cabernet is all of these things. It is an exciting new venue that offers instructed painting "classes" to groups. But, this isn't your average painting class.
For most Omahans, going to a botanical garden center doesn't sound like a fun activity in the winter. However, at Lauritzen Gardens, there is an indoor activity that makes the local botanical center worth a trip, even with some snow on the ground.
Named one of the 10 "coolest" Midwest cities by MSN.com earlier this year, Omaha absolutely deserves the title.
Coming far from being considered a "beef-infused" farm state, the Omaha metro has become a petri dish for culture and creativity, encouraging entrepreneurship and professional advancement.