Fall officially begins Sept. 21, and with changing weather comes Halloween and the opening of haunted houses around Omaha. Some houses not to miss this year include Shadow's Edge, Mystery Manor and Scary Acres.
Summer is coming to an end, as signaled by the legions of twenty-somethings and younger sporting bags and satchels and hurrying across the metro area's campuses. Summer's finale is also celebrated by two major Midtown neighborhood street festivals: Farnam Festival and Dundee Day.
Broadway star Patti LuPone has been announced as the latest addition to Omaha Performing Arts' 2011-2012 Popular Series.
Water was once again the topic of discussion in downtown Omaha on Aug. 13. Only this time it was on a happier note, as swarms of people soaked one another in Omaha's first ever "Splash Mob."
The summer music off-season was somewhat controversial for the MAHA music festival this year.
The last time I checked, ukuleles were not a common ingredient in today's pop music culture. Several musicians made a strong case for the tiny stringed instrument during the Nebraska Pop Music Festival show last Friday night.
Summer is approaching fast, and many of us are thinking about what we're going to do, where we're going to go, what shows we're going to see, where and when are we going to work, and how much booze we may or may not imbibe. One of the most exciting things to think about is all the music festivals that will be happening. Not so exciting, however, is thinking of how to pay for them.