Wayne Brady

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2012

    The Six Abandoned Songs Most Worth Reevaluating

    Sometimes we just need to take a break from a song. One can only hear the same words and melody so many times until it loses all meaning, like saying "sandals" or "popcorn" a few dozen times. Unfortunately, some great songs are never revisited -- maybe because of overkill, maybe because of the stigm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2011

    Can You Tell Real St. Louis Symphony Pops Concert Gimmicks From Fakes?

    ​The St. Louis Symphony has announced a handful of new shows for its 2011-2012 Live at Powell series. They are unapologetically pop-centric, which is nothing new for this series or indeed for symphony orchestras nationwide. As it gets harder and harder to attract audiences to classical music, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2009

    The Ten Worst Christmas Songs. Ever.

    Wikimedia Commons​Before we get to the list, I want to make clear that this is not a Christmas-bashing article, but simply a piece listing ten Christmas songs that are so awful they should never be played again for any reason. I love Christmas, I love the season and I love the spirit -- and th ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 30, 2006

    Opening Nights 2006-2007

    The Riverfront Times' performing arts guide

  • Film

    August 30, 2006

    Film Openings

    Week of August 31, 2006

  • News

    May 24, 2006

    Get Inside!

    A round-up of summer's surefire hits (and definite duds)

  • Film

    September 21, 2005

    Retro Fits

    Roll Bounce skates on its 70s vibe

  • Music

    August 24, 2005

    Knights in White Satin

    We explore Dr. Who's link to the White Stripes, get medieval on Into the Moat and imagine 50 Cent's future business endeavors