Kyle Tonniges

But as Melvins fans are well aware, an open mind can yield great rewards. Queen’s “You’re My Best Friend,” for example, certainly doesn’t scream “Melvins material,” yet it found itself on Everybody Loves Sausages and sounded terrific. As ... more

Feb 15, 2014 9:06 PM Art

Buzz Osbourne, aka King Buzzo, the man behind the heavy, lurching, wildly unpredictable Melvins, will soon be releasing an acoustic album. Yes, you read that right. A guy most often associated with complex and undeniably heavy music (and l... more

Feb 15, 2014 9:00 PM Music

This year marks the thirtieth anniversary of the Melvins. Countless tours. Twenty-six albums. Piles of 7” records. A houseful of crazy merch like dolls, skateboards, comics, posters and even canned meat to their credit. So, in true Melv... more

Jul 9, 2013 2:05 AM Music

Friday, October 12th Norah Jones Orpheum Theatre 409 South 16th Street 8 pm, Tickets: $51.50 - $63.00 Though she’s worked with everyone from Ray Charles and Dolly Parton to Outkast and Mike Patton since releasing her colossal debut ... more

Oct 9, 2012 1:06 AM Art

Buzz Osborne of the Melvins has likely never met Adam Brodsky. But if all goes as planned, the Melvins, often unfairly pigeonholed as the progenitors of grunge will find themselves shoulder to shoulder with an unassuming folk singer from ... more

Sep 6, 2012 5:54 AM Music

This spring’s been warmer than usual, which means the grilling season began around Easter this year rather than the “official” start date of Memorial Day. Whether you opt for charcoal, gas or use one of those hobo grills that run on news... more

May 30, 2012 11:02 PM Crumbs

If it seems like the food you’re getting at restaurants is all about salt, you’re not imagining it. The folks at Technomic checked the menus of 2,000 restaurants (everyone from chains to independent operators) and found that salt mentions... more

Sep 9, 2011 8:05 PM Eat

Oysters on the half-shell are obviously gluten-free, but the folks at both Shucks locations offer a slew of gluten free items, ranging from gluten-free breads for sandwiches and sides, to gluten-free breading for wings and calamari and ot... more

Sep 3, 2011 12:58 AM Eat

Each month, the minds behind The House of Loom hold an Encyclopedia Show. They pick a topic and invite ten artists, performers and assorted creatives to come up with an original piece related to that theme. This month’s Encyclopedia show ... more

Sep 3, 2011 12:46 AM Art

Whole Foods is testing a new wellness program. For a mere $199 signup fee and $45 per month, participants “can get lifestyle evaluations and access to classes in nutrition, cooking and health, along with 10% discounts on 1,000 better-for-... more

Aug 29, 2011 8:57 PM Eat

You’ll have two chances to check out poet Amir Sulaiman on Saturday, September 3rd. He’ll be at the Charles B. Washington branch of the Omaha Public Library at 2868 Ames Avenue from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. to conduct a poetry workshop for teens ... more

Aug 25, 2011 9:59 PM Art

Last week, Burger King announced they’d be doing away with that creepy masked King in their advertising in an effort to appeal to mothers instead of teenagers, according to USA Today. In an effort presumably to attract moms, they’re also ... more

Aug 22, 2011 8:10 PM Eat

Allison Rose Lopez, Ferial Pearson and students from Omaha South High will be at the Bookworm at 87th and Pacific this Saturday, August 27th at 1 p.m. to sign copies of their newly-published book, In My Shoes: Teen Reflections on Hope &am... more

Aug 18, 2011 10:26 PM Art

Writer Jeff Lacey and illustrator Calvin Banks will be at the Bookworm at 87th and Pacific this Friday at 6 p.m. to sign copies of their book, Flushed During Play: 51 Pet Rodent Deaths. I’m not kidding. “In this age of excessive materiali... more

Aug 15, 2011 10:20 PM Art

Nashville Pussy and the Dwarves In the mood for some straight up, shot-and-a-beer rock and roll? Fire up the hot rod and point it towards Lincoln’s Bourbon Theatre this Tuesday, August 16th for the musical right/left of the Dwarves and ... more

Aug 9, 2011 5:41 AM Music

If you’ve been curious about Argentinian wines, swing by WineStyles at1006 South 74th Plaza this Wednesday, August 10th to sample some Malbecs and Torrontes. The event starts at 5 p.m. and is a mere $5 (free if you’re a member of their wi... more

Aug 8, 2011 8:35 PM Eat

This October, Lit Undressed will present “Fashion in Literature” in conjunction with this year’s (downtown) Omaha Lit Fest, and they’re looking for written contributions. This year's focus is “Silk & Sawdust,” and centers on the heart... more

Aug 5, 2011 8:50 PM Art

Stop by the PS Collective at 6056 Maple Street this Thursday, August 4th at 7 p.m. for the Omaha Poetry Slam Team Sendoff Show. The team (Steven Evans, Jake Narofsky, Patrick Sather, Tessie Stednitz, and Ben Wenzl) will be headed to Bosto... more

Aug 3, 2011 10:54 PM Art

Cool off with some free poetry at the Shoot Your Mouth Off III poetry slam this Thursday at The Hideout (320 S 72nd St). Check for interviews with features and more information. The event is free and starts a... more

Jul 20, 2011 9:35 PM Art

Check out some free poetry and music this Thursday at Tunes in Independence Square in downtown Ralston (77th and Main St. in the gazebo to be exact). Music is provided by Joey Gulizia & The G Notes; the poetry comes from Greg Kosmicki... more

Jul 13, 2011 7:58 PM Art

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