On April 23, the first ever Dishcrawl will be hitting the Omaha metro.
Founded in San Jose, Calif., Dishcrawl is a play on the popular events called "barcrawls" in which participants travel around different bars, seeing what each one has to offer.
Similarly, Dishcrawl will travel through downtown Omaha, touring some of the area's most popular restaurants and sampling their specialties.
The Nebraska Wind Symphony (NWS) is teaming up with Omaha's middle school "All Stars" and the Omaha Percussion Ensemble for their formal winter concert, "With Bells On!" Sunday, Feb. 12, at UNO's Strauss Performing Arts Center. The concert begins at 3 p.m. and will last about an hour and a half.
It seems as we go further into the 21st century, our desire for better means of communication is increasing rapidly.
Cell phones are designed around social media outlets like Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. We are always seeking ways to make our computers faster. People want to share every small detail of their lives, and they want to be able to do it instantaneously.
But, all too often, lost in the mix of Tweets, Instagrams and status updates, are the relevant and substantial topics. For some, sharing intimate details about love lives is acceptable, but when it comes to discussing religion or politics, comfort zones are then breached.
Project Interfaith is an initiative in Omaha dedicated to providing a forum for open and respectful learning and interaction about identity, religion, belief and culture. On Thursday, Jan. 31, Project Interfaith will host their fourth "Speed Dialogue" at the Urban Abbey on 10th and Jackson Streets.
For fans of the Final Fantasy video games, Thursday, March 21 was as magical as the classic series' stories and plots.
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.