Mumford & Sons second full-length, Babel, will be out on September 25. Many things characterize the British band: Banjos, sheepskin, Jesus and crescendos, for example. But It is also a a group that has maintained an almost strange grounding. It is not an exaggeration to call Mumford & Sons among the ... More >>
Say what you will about the indolence and flightiness of today's youth, but occasionally you come across one who truly applies himself to doing one thing and doing it well. That single-minded devotion to a vocation is a problem when he's trying to come across you, however.Say hello to Dustin K ... More >>
There's a unique rhythm to police reports, one that prizes precision and conciseness more than style. Occasionally, you find one that sheds its "just the facts" cadence and blossoms into blank verse beat poetics. Such is the case with the Madison County Sheriff's Office report on the actions of D ... More >>
(New albums are typically released on Tuesdays, i.e., today. What can you spend your hard-earned pennies on this week? Find out below.) And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of the Dead's Tao Of the Dead*And You Will Know Us By The Trail of Dead, Tao of the Dead Spin gave Tao of the Dead a 7 out ... More >>
So, perhaps you're someone who hates Halloween. No shame -- dressing up isn't really A to Z's bag, either, and we understand that it's hard to find costume-free events this weekend. And so below, here are some non-holiday happenings this weekend to enjoy: Jon GitchoffCory Chisel at LouFest.Fr ... More >>
(Pokey LaFarge and the South City Three are currently touring the U.K. He passed along some thoughts, which you can read below. Part two coming later.) Bill StreeterThursday 8/5, Big Chill Festival Our first performance of the tour. Big crowd with lots of young people dancing, which was surpr ... More >>
Wikimedia CommonsOn February 19, Off Broadway is debuting a series it's dubbing "After Dinner Drinks." The premise is simple: The show will have an early start time, generally be seated and end early. Naturally, the ongoing series will feature artists conducive to such an environment. The ful ... More >>
http://www.flickr.com/photos/waytru/ / CC BY 2.0We know you haven't called grandma since the last holiday season, and yes you ARE an awful person. But you're no Joe Davidson Music, the 35-year-old man from Brighton, Mo., who just got sentenced to a quarter century in the slammer for literally sto ... More >>
For a Wednesday, there's quite a bit going on tonight. Besides Crocodiles, we have:Off Broadway: Appleseed Cast and Brighton, MABlueberry Hill's Duck Room: Dax Riggs, The NorthwoodsThe Pageant: Steve Earle
8:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 5. Cicero's, 6691 Delmar Boulevard, University City.
7 p.m. Friday, September 21. Blueberry Hill's Duck Room, 6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City.
7 p.m. Thursday, June 7. Creepy Crawl, 3524 Washington Boulevard.
Three St. Louis-area women take burlesque to new heights
Steve Davis carries on the King's legacy
Written and directed by Neil Jordan