Last week, I received a surprising call from the North Pole. Apparently Santa Claus has become a fan of my column and wanted some musical selections to play in his sleigh on the big night. "Anything but 'I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus', I was told. "Mrs. Claus always looks askance at him when they ... More >>
(Photos and words by Roy Kasten)By temperament, I'm not a social person, which puts me at the center of a paradox every time I go out to see a band, something I've been doing every other night for most of my adult life -- or so it often seems. But I love music in performance, for the sound and p ... More >>
Oh, hey! Lots going on this weekend. Marnie Stern When/Where: 9 p.m. Friday, November 21, The Billiken Club, with Thor Axe Sounds Like: "The brain-bending, technical nature of Marnie Stern's guitar playing is impressive by anyone's standards. Her math-rock explorations are pointed and deliberate, ... More >>
9 p.m. Saturday, November 22. Blueberry Hill's Duck Room, 6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City.