Most people wouldn't care to know who prevails in a fight between puppets and animated birds -- unless they've taken some sort of hallucinogen. But that's precisely the battle set to be resolved Sunday during the latest iteration of the Academy Awards. The Best Original Song award this year is a tw ... More >>
Last weekend, Chuck Berry gave fans in Chicago a scare: A New Year's Day concert ended prematurely after the 84-year-old fell ill. This gig aside, however, Berry remains a workhorse: Without fail, he plays monthly at Blueberry Hill's Duck Room, and he told Rolling Stone last year that he's working o ... More >>
Jon ScorfinaWhen not out competing in national DJ tournaments, DJ Mahf (a.k.a. Dan Mahfood) can be found scouring local record stores for hours on end, sometimes with a portable record player by his side. A life-long fan of funk, soul and hip-hop, Mahf used to use a fake I.D. to sneak into Bl ... More >>
The number of chain record stores nationwide has dwindled. However, St. Louis has become an unlikely safe haven for indie record shops as well as for DJs who prefer to spin the black circle instead of scrolling their iPods. In this weekly column, we'll focus on personal portraits of St. Louis' recor ... More >>
This weekend's entertainment is a tale of opposites - short plays and towering monsters, psychedelic pop and underground emcees, art from prison inmates and musicals from Broadway stars. Let's see what we've got. Memphis Pencils (Friday)Reviewer Roy Kasten described the Memphis Pencils sound as " ... More >>
9 p.m. Friday, July 30. Foam, 3359 South Jefferson Avenue.
Collaborations (Hidden Beach/Epic)
Friday, October 3; Mississippi Nights