It takes a lot to convince several hundred people to congregate in any room on an August evening in St. Louis. But when power-pop heavyweights the New Pornographers crammed onto Off Broadway's stage late in the summer of 2003, it became the season's hottest ticket in the city's (literally) hottest venue. (Off Broadway's wood paneling looks charming on a cool fall evening; at 95 percent humidity, it feels more like a... More >>>
By Steven Dewall
Carl Newman (far left): "We're a rock band. Sometimes our fans even dance."