Congratulations to the SLSO, which received quite an honor today. Doctor Atomic Symphony, the John Adams composition it recorded under conductor David Robertson, was named iTunes' Best Contemporary Classical Album of 2009. (Screenshot below.) Released by Nonesuch Records in July, Atomic was recorded ... More >>
Yes, it's that time of year again that Unreal dreads so much: Finding the perfect Father's Day gift for the old man. There are only so many golf balls you can get a guy -- and the idea of giving your father balls...okay, let's not take that road any further.The Big Mouth Billy Bass fad has totally r ... More >>
It's a good time to be David Robertson right now.Not only has the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra music director been nationally-lauded for his superior singing and kazoo-playing, he has his musicians for another four years, thanks to a remarkably-peaceful labor agreement earlier this week.And now Ro ... More >>
Dennis talks theater with a symphony conductor — and a theatrical one, at that.
Racism takes many forms, some more obvious than others.
Riverfront Times uncovers secret plan for Ballpark Village cultural landmark.
Arrow Rock’s 1776 is well worth the drive
Saturday, August 27; the Creepy Crawl (412 North Tucker Boulevard)
Thursday, December 9; Off Broadway
Nixon in China takes minimalism to the max
Week of March 31, 2004
A monument to an African-American symbol of U.S. independence? Don J. Smith asks (but not very politely): Why not?
The Black Rep and Stages provide a Yankee doubleheader
The Black Rep's Legends takes slightly erratic flight
The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra goes off the air
Ross Perot launched the Reform Party as the voice of the American people. Eight years later, it's a shrill, staticky free-for-all, and the moderates can't get heard.
Composer John Adams airs his "Naive and Sentimental Music" at Powell Hall
Risk-taking composer John Adams conducts the St. Louis Symphony
25 Years (Nonesuch)