Bard College

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2008

    Poets Gone Wild: "I Held Sarah Jessica Parker Naked in My Arms"

    [Update published April 15, 3:00 p.m.: I've uploaded an mp3 file of Curtis Lyle reading from Answer Back; the link is below (search for "Lyle")] The tribute to Donald Finkel -- yes, that's my dad -- Monday night at Duff's Restaurant in the Central West End drew nearly three dozen poets, each of w ... More >>

  • News

    March 3, 2004

    Beat Regeneration

    When audiences dug the dexedrine-fueled, pot-stoked Nervous Set at the Crystal Palace back in 1959, St. Louis was like cool, man, cool

  • Music

    April 23, 2003

    Zeena, Warrior Harpist

    The sounds Zeena Parkins coaxes from her hand-built electric harp are odd and beautiful

  • News

    March 29, 2000

    Not Such E-Z Terms for the E-Z Hotel

    The St. Louis Board of Aldermen have passed a bill funding the new convention-center hotel, but many of the lawmakers aren't very happy with their handiwork; plus, other St. Louis follies and foibles