First ever Dishcrawl hits the Omaha metro

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.
 


Omaha botanical gardens offer winter fun despite the cold temps

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.
 


‘The Lion King’ is simply amazing

Breathtaking. Must-see. Marvelous. Amazing. There are countless words to describe the Broadway musical, "The Lion King."
 


Local choir performs in ‘Distant’ concert

For fans of the Final Fantasy video games, Thursday, March 21 was as magical as the classic series' stories and plots.


Taylor Swift’s RED tour opens in Omaha

On Wednesday, March 13, Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran took the stage at the CenturyLink Center for the first ever performance of the Red Tour.  Omaha fans sold out this two-night event, with a total attendance of over 26,000.
 


Andy Grammer coming to UNO

He is everything you might expect a true California boy to be: calm, funny, sincere and oozing "cool." Los Angeles born and New York raised, 29-year-old Andy Grammer has catapulted to fame through his cheeky melodies and highly relatable lyrics, but he is more that just another rising musician.


Oscars didn’t fail to surprise, awe and impress

Although the Oscars were last week, it feels like they just ended five minutes ago.
This year's Academy Awards went over the usual three hours by half an hour. While I consider myself a pop culture buff and eagerly await the Oscars every year, this year's telecast seemed to go on and on. Thankfully  host Seth MacFarlane tried to move things along.
 


Willie Nelson set to perform at the Holland Center

Living legend Willie Nelson will be making a stop in Omaha for one night only on Monday, April 8 at the Holland Performing Arts Center.
I use the term "living legend" sparingly, but Nelson undoubtedly deserves the title.  He has been continually and very successfully releasing music since 1960, before even some of our parents were born.