Sleigh Bells and AraabMuzik have just announced a co-headlining fall 2012 tour, and it will stop at the Pageant (6161 Delmar Blvd) on October 28. Expect the loudness and riffage to have your ears ringing right through Halloween.
Tickets go on sale this Friday at 5 p.m., unless you head over to the ... More >>
Ten hours of sleep and a coffee addiction so dangerous it mirrors delirium tremens isn't always enough to keep Gut Check spry at work, so we're somewhat embarrassed to learn that prehistoric Cahokians built massive mounds with little more than a cup of black tea.
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The Shins was indie-rock royalty, ruling the last decade with a often-brilliant combination of soft-spoken and frenetic music. Yet the band seemed to evaporate after the release of 2007's Wincing the Night Away, leaving fans to either listen to Oh Inverted World for a much-needed nostalgic fix or to ... More >>
The Shins, dormant for the last few years, will return in 2012 with Port of Morrow and a U.S. tour that includes a stop at the Pageant (6161 Delmar Boulevard, 314-726-616) on June 4. Tickets are $32 for general admission or $37 for reserved balcony spots and go on sale Friday at 5 p.m.
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Martin MazorraFor Real, another affordable piece of art from Cannonball Press.The Southern Graphics Council International Conference (Wednesday, March 16, through Saturday, March 19), is a series of seminars and panel discussions on the artistry and business of fine-art printing. The SGC is a ... More >>
Slay reacts to news that he won't be home for Snowmaggedon '11.Updated 8:35 a.m. with a hilarious new out take! St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay missed the blizzard that sacked much of Missouri yesterday and left his fair city coated in a few inches of ice and sleet. The mayor was in Albuquerque. As ... More >>
It's not often that an artist sends in a press kit that makes us stop in our tracks. But a handcrafted, epically beautiful release landed in our laps recently, that of Daydream Lullaby's sleep | wake | delete EP. The music sounds just as quixotic the name implies.
Eric Ryszkiewicz, who just happen ... More >>
Joe Deal, a landscape photographer who played an influential role in the development of the "New Topographics" movement, which showed the influence of humans upon the natural world, died last Friday in Providence, Rhode Island, of bladder cancer. He was 62. From 1989 to 1999, he served as dean of wh ... More >>
It's that time of week again: In these hours before the weekend, you're left to wonder how to spend the next 50-60 hours. Before you begin the YouTube marathon on your couch, scan our weekly list of suggestions for affordable entertainment and then get out there! (But first, get dear old mom somethi ... More >>
Surely the people behind a magazine called MovieMaker would have seen Up in the Air. Surely those same people, if they were compiling a list of the ten best cities in the U.S. for moviemakers (or MovieMakers), would have taken note of how well St. Louis plays Omaha and several other middle-American ... More >>