Tressa Eckermann

Lorde made a lasting impression with her 2013 debut album Pure Heroine and its lead single the inescapable and exceptionally good “Royals”. The 17 year old singer has a hypnotic voice with catchy and addictive lyrics and on Saturday Sep 27 ... more

Oct 2, 2014 11:55 PM Music

A unique arts program recently celebrated its fifth year in Omaha. Omaha Performing Arts has partnered with The Broadway Dreams Foundation, a national nonprofit performing arts training program that teaches aspiring actors, singers and danc... more

Jul 30, 2014 8:01 PM Art

Hollywood legend and Academy Award winner Patty Duke will visit Omaha on May 23rd for a special screening and discussion of her Oscar winning classic film The Miracle Worker. The event is part of Omaha film historian Bruce Crawford’s 34th a... more

May 19, 2014 3:45 AM Art

This summer in Omaha is going to be full of events for everyone. Major traditions like the Summer Arts Festival, the College World Series and Shakespeare on the Green will join, art exhibits, food tasting, county fairs, celebrations of nati... more

May 14, 2014 4:35 PM Art

Three local bars will be featured on the hit Spike TV network show, Bar Rescue. Sorties Tavern which is located in Bellevue, Oasis Hookah Bar and TaZa nightclub, located downtown and O Face Bar, which is located in Council Bluffs, are all... more

Apr 28, 2014 1:28 AM Eat

When it comes to the economy today, Dr. James K. Galbraith acts as a sort of impartial judge on issues that often divide citizens. Galbraith, an economist, spoke as part of the annual Holland Lecture Series on Oct.9. For almost two hours ... more

Oct 17, 2013 3:45 AM News

Dr. Wendy Ring understands that climate change is more than what the public sees on the evening news. As a rural family physician trained in both medicine and public health, she left her practice in 2011 to focus solely on the climate iss... more

Sep 16, 2013 8:56 AM News

The spirit of F. Scott Fitzgerald was alive and well Friday night at Joslyn Castle. Actors, staff and members of the public stepped back into the 1920s and enjoyed dance lessons, a history lesson on flappers, and a sampling of cocktails f... more

Aug 11, 2013 2:41 AM Arts

It was the case that shattered innocence and struck fear into an entire nation, inspired artists like Terrence Malick and Bruce Springsteen to create some of their finest work, and would be forever associated with Nebraska. The two week k... more

Dec 14, 2012 4:23 AM Art

One of the most legendary books of all time comes to Omaha, in what the library hopes will be a city wide book club. The Age of Innocence, Edith Wharton’s Pulitzer Prize winning, 1920 novel about forbidden romance in the Gilded Age Old ... more

Sep 7, 2012 12:33 AM Art

lululemon athletica, a Canadian based yoga store and studio, opened its first store in the Omaha area last month at Village Point. “We want our stores to be fun and upbeat with a local flair,” said Nina Gardner, who is with lululemon at... more

Jul 26, 2012 9:58 AM Art

“Jane Fonda is here!” Rachel Jacobson, director of Film Streams’ Ruth Sokolof Theater, proclaimed excitedly Sunday, July 22, at the Holland Performing Arts center, to an estimated audience of 1,300 people.    “An Evening with Jane Fond... more

Jul 25, 2012 7:30 AM Art

Any dedicated fashionista can tell you that there is nothing more special then finding a salon or vintage piece that can truly meet your needs.With the opening of two new stores, Lions Mane Vintage and Parlour 1886, both in Benson, a desp... more

Jul 20, 2012 4:10 AM Art

Shan Stavropoulous knows the importance of a fun and easy environment in her store, Luvbird Boutique. Stavropoulous, was born in Alliance, Nebraska. She spent time in California, working in various fashion related positions, such as a... more

Jul 20, 2012 12:53 AM Art