The rooms where music is made and experienced affect everything from the sound of the instruments to the mood of the people in them. Each week in Space Explorer, Brian Heffernan will take you inside a different room with significance to St. Louis music.
He doesn't want to know what the name of the ... More >>
The classical music of 75-year-old Philip Glass occupies an unlikely place in pop culture. It still attracts the same age group it did when the composer first performed his minimalist works more than 40 years ago.
This audience is ever present for the renowned artist's recent performance at the Ka ... More >>
Now that St. Patrick's Day has passed and we're still a couple of weeks away from the half-year binge known as baseball season, St. Louis' recreational drinkers are left looking for an excuse to put on our wobbly boots. Thank goodness, then, that our local NPR affiliate, 90.7 FM (KWMU), has its bian ... More >>
Standup Marc MaronFor comedy nerds, standup Marc Maron needs no introduction; for the rest of you, he's one of the artform's leading intellectuals, a "Dostevskyan cut-up" (writes James Wolcott), who is "angry, probing, neurotic and a vulnerable recovering addict" (says the New York Times). But mo ... More >>
Image viaMissouri Governor Jay Nixon, kinda laughed at by Ira GlassPoliticians love love love talking about job creation, reported Ira Glass over the weekend on NPR's This American Life. In fact, some pols are so crazy about new jobs, they'll hold a press conference when a government program crea ... More >>