Now in its second year, the LaBute New Theater Festival continues to show promise as a showcase for new works by both emerging and seasoned playwrights. Presented by the St. Louis Actors' Studio, the festival places strict requirements on its submissions. Plays must have no major set changes. They m ... More >>
Zedd (born Anton Zaslavski), the Moscow-born and German-raised house DJ and producer, packed the Pageant last night for the St. Louis stop of his tour. Zedd recently released "Stay the Night", featuring Hayley Williams of Paramore--his third single from Clarity, his debut album, released a little le ... More >>
As I write this, no one in the world knows where Edward Snowden, leaker of all the secrets he could get his grubby hands on, is located. While the irony of the U.S. government having a total lack of information on this subject cannot be lost on anyone, I would like to use this platform to suggest to ... More >>
wikimedia commonsIt has been a particularly grim summer already in music festival fatalities, with one death over the weekend at Electric Daisy and two more at Bonnaroo a couple weeks ago. But this is hardly a new phenomenon: The combination of crushing crowds, heat and mind-altering substanc ... More >>
"That does it! Release 'Quick Strike' and proceed to target. Launch all available missiles!"It's believed to be the only U.S. government film depicting the catastrophic atrocities of nuclear war, and for the first-time ever it's available to the masses. The Power of Decision was produced in 1957 ... More >>
kickstarter.comA home in the Benton Park West neighborhood is slated to get a temporary makeover this spring courtesy of about 800 square yards of elastic fabric.New York artist Leeza Meksin is currently raising funds to wrap the residence at Arsenal and Iowa in her favorite media: spandex. Few h ... More >>
What to do with all those vacant greenhouses? A California man turns them into aquaponic farms. The San Jose Mercury News talks to Chris Newman, who's taking spaces vacated by bankrupt nurseries and using them for aquaculture (fish farming) and hydroponics (growing plants in water). Tennis won't b ... More >>
I've never been to the U.K. My idealized concept of British pubs was born from rich legend. Surely our drinking establishments are inferior.My friend Sally, a native Londoner, held similar stereotypes about American bars. They were either "Cheers" or like a bar from her childhood called "The Dive B ... More >>
Head to Upstream's Return of the Bedbug and scratch that itch.
Dennis Brown, Paul Friswold and Deanna Jent suss out local theater
8 p.m. Tuesday, September 26. The Pageant (6161 Delmar Boulevard).
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