Long-time editor-in-chief Tom Finkel currently wraps up his last week at Riverfront Times, so here's a Kid Rock send-off. Yeah, why not? OK, but seriously, let's all pay our respects by watching Bob Schneider's new music video. Tom will soon be overseeing the Village Voice's music blog, Sound of the ... More >>
I got the call early, about an hour and a half before the news hit the Internet. A friend and I had just toured the Compton Hill Water Tower and were commenting on the beauty of south city and how amazing the buildings looked among the trees. Then my friend Jim called. His voice was low, and and he ... More >>
Van Dyke Parks | Rats & People Motion Picture Orchestra April 5, 2012 The Luminary Center for the Arts Van Dyke Parks embarked on his first-ever tour this year at the age of 69. It has been a limited run of shows in the United States, but with any justice more audiences will get to experience what ... More >>
On Friday and Saturday night, the Focal Point in Maplewood hosted Rough Shop's annual Holiday Extravaganza. Guest stars such as Steve Carosello, Toby Weiss, Chris Grabau, John Horton and Kate Eddens joined the band to sing holiday originals and cover favorites from Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, Dar ... More >>
8 p.m. Friday, December 10, and Saturday,
Just Because It Was Christmas
(Welcome to In the Studio, a section on A to Z that spotlights -- what else? -- local artists in the studio. If you are also recording/recently recorded -- or are a studio engineer/producer and working with people -- email me, with the phrase "In the Studio" in the subject heading.) Toby WeissKate ... More >>
8 p.m. Friday, December 12. The Focal Point, 2720 Sutton Boulevard, Maplewood.
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9 p.m. Friday, August 25. Off Broadway (3509 Lemp Avenue).
A dispatch from SXSW
Cuba Street (Undertow Music)
Saturday, January 31; Off Broadway
Our intrepid columnist weighs in with her faves for the year that was