For the first time in its history, the Shakespeare Festival St. Louis will incorporate live music into its performances -- original, locally composed music at that! The dozen or so songs and snippets that made the final cut come from the minds behind Rats & People Motion Picture Orchestra, the small ... More >>
Van Dyke Parks | Rats & People Motion Picture Orchestra
April 5, 2012
The Luminary Center for the Arts
Van Dyke Parks embarked on his first-ever tour this year at the age of 69. It has been a limited run of shows in the United States, but with any justice more audiences will get to experience what ... More >>
Banner viaRats And People Motion Picture Orchestra finishes its most ambitious string of shows to date tonight at El Lenador -- the group will be sharing a bill with Peck Of Dirt and Googolplexia starting at 9 p.m. and admission is free.
Each Monday in September, the Orchestra has played a ... More >>
Just before the RFT music showcase in June, the Wooden Kites broke up. However, the band left behind demos for an album it was planning to record later this summer. (Side note: The 'Kites had planned on going to Jay Bennett's Pieholden Studios in Champaign for the recording process - and several wee ... More >>