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Hidden Toxins in your Food

Conjuring up Good Vibes

Doctor Mysterian

Spock’s Brain

Heartland Healing

The Hidden Pitfalls of GMOs

Random Notes on Mula, Zucchini, Maha, Guardians and Chubby Cyclists

Here’s what’s on my mind this week...

Mula — We checked out new “Mexican kitchen & tequileria” last week, located at 40th & Farnam streets. The restaurant offers a broad selection of traditional and not-so-traditional dishes with origins south of the border served in a cozy, laid-back, well-lit space in the heart of New Midtown.

Dining at the bar (which has become our table of choice these days), we ordered a...

Omaha performer recalls her friendship with Johnny Cash

With impresario Gordon Cantiello's new tribute show The Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash at The Waiting Room, it's only natural to consider what makes the singer-songwriter of the title so enduring.

The king of hard-scrabble, honky-tonk infused with gospel, country, folk, blues and rock, became a living legend with his Man in Black and Folsom Prison Blues persona. His soulful music fit his wayfaring life. In...

Heartland Healing

The Scoop on Poop

There is an eye-catching scene in Bernardo Bertolucci’s magnum opus and Oscar-winning film, The Last Emperor. The movie details the life arc of the last Chinese emperor, Puyi, told through a series of flashbacks. Puyi took the throne as a two-year-old in 1908. He was raised by eunuchs, handmaidens, Chinese physicians, monks and attendants in the Forbidden City. In one scene from the film, the infant Puyi is sitting...

Broadway Bound

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 dancers how to kick start their careers. BDF provides local performers the opportunity to work with and learn from Broadway professionals and to better understand the musical theatre...

Playing Favorites: The 2Q 2014 Album Reviews Roundup

These days I’m introduced to most new music via streaming services. Yes, I still receive the occasional download from an artist’s label and/or promotion company (or from the artist him/herself), but when something new breaks on a given Tuesday, it’s first heard online via NPR First Listen or that destroyer of the music industry, Spotify. If after a few spins I can’t live without it, a purchase is made. 

As a...

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