crumbs

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 wine club). For more info call 402-884-6696 The Food Network took time out […]

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Booked: Free eBooks, Poetry and Naked People

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 and mechanics of literature. Authors will participate in panels, readings and discussions of their methods and processes, and look […]

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So Bad, It’s Good

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 Boston to take on the rest of the country in this year’s National Poetry […]

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Crumbs part 1

If you’re one  who bases fast food orders on calorie counts found on the restaurant’s web site or in-store, you may be surprised to learn that one in five menu items is underestimated by at least 100 calories. While researchers at Tufts University found that most caloric counts at fast food joints were accurate (80% of […]

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John Estes

John Estes Bookworm, 87th & Pacific Sts. 6 p.m., free, johnestes.org Award-winning poet John Estes will read from and sign his new book, “Kingdom Come.” Estes directs the Creative Writing Program at Malone University in Canton, Ohio, He was awarded a National Chapbook Fellowship from the Poetry Society of America – judged by Pulitzer Prize […]

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Feel the Burn

The concept album, when done well (The Who’s “Tommy,” for example), can raise a band’s artistry to a new level, attracting new listeners and garnering the respect of critics. When done poorly (KISS’ “The Elder”), it can serve as a permanent source of embarrassment for not only the band, but fans as well. After two […]

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What’s a Cthulhu?

*Fans of horror, monsters and strange illustrations take note: artist Michael Bukowski is illustrating every monster mentioned in the works of horror master H.P. Lovecraft on his blog, yog-blogsoth.blogspot.com. Each illustration is paired with a passage that references the creature. If you’ve wondered what a Headless Moon Calf, Elder Thing or an Urhag looks like, […]

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