It's above freezing! Hooray! Go out and revel in the balmy, 40-degree temperatures. Some shows are here; others are below.
Young Prisms @ Firebird
Like shoegazing psych-pop bands? You'll dig Young Prisms. Also with Loza, Melted Toys & Speculator, The Good Pyramid. 9 p.m. $8 to $10.
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Image viaWilliam Upski WimsattIn 1994, a 21-year-old graffiti artist from the southside of Chicago named William Upski Wimsatt published Bomb the Suburbs, an introspective, non-fiction account of race, politics, art and social change during hip-hop's golden era.Almost two decades later, Upski -- ... More >>
It sounds like one of those nightmare group projects from high school -- nine people working on a single art installation. But on closer inspection, the Screwed Again collaboration is pretty amazing, with inspiring results no less. See Keegan Hamilton's post for photos and videos of the process, the ... More >>
photos by Keegan HamiltonImagine an entire room that kind of looks like this.We mentioned Screwed Again this morning in our Artgasm post and peeked in on the installation earlier this week with some photos and a live video stream but, just so you don't forget or misunderstand, let's say it one m ... More >>
photo by Keegan HamiltonArtists Chris Burch, Justin Tolentino, Bryan Walsh and Kris Mosby and friends outside the RAC.For the past eleven days, nine St. Louis artists and their friends have been holed up in the Regional Arts Commission, located just down the street from RFT world headquarters in ... More >>
That's local artists Justin Tolentino and Jason Spencer (aka Killer Napkins) painting on the flood wall along the Mississippi River south of downtown earlier this summer. The pair call themselves Like A Beer in Deadlights and their stag-themed gallery exhibition opens tonight at Concrete Ocean.
When the weather is hot-hot-hot, water is one of the top things on people's minds (right after air conditioning). But the liquid is not just for quenching our collective thirst -- it serves as muse for Greg Matchick's photographs. Find out where you can see his work, and that of many other artists, ... More >>
photos by Keegan HamiltonJonny Xacto used stencils and freehand spray paint for this piece on the Flood WallThe flood wall that runs along the Mississippi just south of the Arch at the terminus of Chouteau Ave has to be one of the longest murals in America. The art is always in flux, with new ima ... More >>
Banksy's kick-ass movie "Exit Through the Gift Shop" opened at the Tivoli on Friday and there was much speculation among the audience as to whether the man of mystery was in town to leave his mark (and art) on St. Louis. The Englishman covertly traveled with the film to Detroit, Toronto and Boston s ... More >>
via FlickrPeat Wollaeger's "Blaster Head" is a mind blower.Once upon a time, the River City had a reputation as something of a street art and graffiti mecca. That was way back in 2000 when Paint Louis was happening and some of the coolest cats to ever shake a can of spray paint made pilgrimages t ... More >>
The Columbia Missourian reported over the weekend that several state agencies are pushing to open the doors of the old Missouri State Penitentiary in Jefferson City to tourists.One hundred years before Alcatraz opened, the Missouri State Penitentiary was in operation. When it closed on Sept. 15, 200 ... More >>