A sheet of ice on the ground and
the closure of the eastern leg of Highway 40? Sounds like a wonderful way to start the week.
Here's what you might have missed over the weekend.The Faint at the Pageant
Because of the band's futuristic
bent, it's also easy to forget just how fantastic it is live. That
became quite clear during the Faint's Friday night Pageant show. As
a creeping-footsteps low-end and throbbing beats signaled "Agenda
Suicide," the pit in front of the stage sprang to life; it positively
exploded for the clashing sideways guitars of the second song, "Dropkick
the Punks." Read MoreEl Borracho Mexican Cantina: Sneak Preview
The El Borracho Mexican Cantina, a lounge and restaurant on Locust Street, occupies the former space held by Nectar. The establishment held a preview night Saturday. We have a slide show
from the event.Pangea Reunion
Also on Saturday night, St. Louis hip hop duo Pangea had a reunion of sorts at a south city house party. Other local luminaries peformed as well, including Black Spade (pictured.) Keegan Hamilton has a full review and photos
from the show.