According to my new calendar, the word of the day is "volant," and it is defined as "moving lightly" or "nimble." I'm not really sure how to incorporate that into a post recommending shows for this week, but I'll do my damnedest. Legendary metal monsters Corrosion of Conformity play the Firebird to ... More >>
It's like having Tom Crusie at your beck and call at every St. Louis show. Oh, the interwebz. You give us so many awesome gifts. You even take things that are already awesome, and then you put a kitten on them and make them even awesomer. For that we thank you. Today we celebrate Drinkify.or ... More >>
7:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 22. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.
From Beale Street in an equally wet previous year. Photo by theogeoBe prepared. Every festival-goer should take to heart this bit of Boy Scout zen. But when a pair of multi-day passes for the Beale Street Music Festival in Memphis, Tennessee fell into my lap on Friday afternoon, I had too lit ... More >>
8 p.m. Friday, February 18. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
This is part two of Robin Wheeler's Chef's Choice interview with Christopher Lee of Cafe Ventana, Sanctuaria, and Chuy Arzola's. To read part one, click here. Part three, a recipe from Chef Lee, will be available soon. Robin WheelerDid your family cook when you were a child? If so, what mea ... More >>
8:30 p.m. Saturday, August 23. Lucas School House, 1220 Allen Avenue
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