Saturday night the full moon will appear unnaturally large in the sky. It's that time of the year when the moon is at its closest to the earth, and so will appear to be more of a special effect than our familiar neighbor.
Where'd I put my Dark Side album?The long dark nights of December are about to get, well, longer and darker beginning early tomorrow morning. But here's what makes the overnight hours so special tonight: It's believed that they'll mark the first time a lunar eclipse has coincided with the Winter ... More >>
Space geeks have been crapping their pants since news hit the Interwebs Monday that NASA was holding a press conference "to discuss an astrobiology finding that will impact the search for evidence of extraterrestrial life." The announcement further defined astrobiology as "the study of the origin ... More >>
According to the Old Farmer's Almanac, in bookstores this week, we are destined to have a cool, dry winter with less snow than last year. And next summer should be cooler, too. Rejoice, o St. Louisans, because the venerable old Almanac, which has been predicting weather for 219 years and counting (i ... More >>
9 p.m. Friday, July 23. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
Image sourceKids at the McDonnell Planetarium, learning stuff about the night sky.4/20 doesn't fall until next Tuesday and Moon Rock is opening at the James S. McDonnell Planetarium at the Saint Louis Science Center this Saturday, April 17, but it doesn't really matter since Moon Rock is not ... More >>
Courtesy of Stephen WalkerWanna know where Saturn stands in relation to the sun, kiddies? Do your astronomy homework in the Delmar Loop!On a scale of one to 5 billion, where does Uranus stand in relation to the sun? Well, if the sun is the Moonrise Hotel, and "5 billion" is Cicero's Restaurant, U ... More >>
I've blogged about these literal videos before, but YouTube user dascottjr has taken these to a new level with a bunch of really great ones. The Bonnie Tyler "Total Eclipse of the Heart" clip was deleted off YouTube (although you can see a snippet here) and this Crowded House one for "World Where Yo ... More >>
9 p.m. Saturday, June 13. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
My heavens, that's nice art
Blue Water Grill 343 S. Kirkwood Road, Kirkwood; 314-821-5757.
7 p.m. Wednesday, September 5. Creepy Crawl, 3524 Washington Boulevard.
Tio Bitar (Kemado)
7 p.m. Tuesday, March 13. Creepy Crawl (3524 Washington Boulevard).
8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, February 24 and 25. Focal Point (2720 Sutton Avenue, Maplewood).
7 p.m. Monday, November 20. Creepy Crawl (3524 Washington Boulevard).
1811 West Main Street
Carbondale, Illinois 62901
The Big Bang (Aftermath)
10 p.m. Friday, June 2. Upstairs Lounge (3131 South Grand Boulevard)
Friday, July 22; Mississippi Nights (914 North First Street)
Before the Dawn Heals Us (Mute)
Week of October 27, 2004
A banana that wants to live
The St. Louis Science center unveils the freshly refurbished McDonnell Planetarium
Who knew that a local junior high commanded such an amazing view?
Dormant end-of-the-world predictions sprout new life with a coming planetary alignment
Dispatches from the Battle of the St. Louis Jam Bands
Well, it was almost her comet. Turned out to be a galaxy instead. But "there's still more space to search."