Legendary punk club CBGB closed five years ago tomorrow. In its final week, the venue hosted a string of shows paying tribute its storied thirty year run, and it all culminated with a headlining set from Patti Smith. There were only a couple hundred people lucky enough to get tickets to that ... More >>
Courtesy of the artist and Tanya Bonakdar GalleryTomás Saraceno, Hydrogen Cloud Explosion, 2008.Art Outside: Schlafly's three-day celebration of local artists features works in all media, affordable prices, live music, art activities for the kids plus beer. Sept. 9-11, free admission. Schlaf ... More >>
You've heard of garage rock. But Kid Congo Powers - co-founder of the Gun Club, guitarist for the Cramps and Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, and prolific, eccentric, solo rock & roll maestro -- doesn't play garage rock. He plays gymnasium rock. His forthcoming album, Gorilla Rose and his 2009 al ... More >>
www.ucityloop.comA Chicago Sun-Times travel writer recently received the royal treatment in St. Louis: scoring a rare interview with rock icon Chuck Berry and getting upgraded to a plush suite at the new Moonrise Hotel. And no doubt Delmar Loop impresario Joe Edwards (owner of the Moonrise and on ... More >>
Jon GitchoffThe two Johns: Linnell (left) and Flansburgh. Slideshow here.
They Might Be Giants has been playing all of its beloved 1990 album Flood in select cities on its current tour. St. Louis - long one of the most popular markets for the band - had the honor of hearing one of these performance ... More >>
William Gass invites you to visit the Front Room.If you're already watching the clock and thumbing through the paltry excuses you've yet to use for ditching work early on a Friday afternoon, set your thumbs at ease.
You suddenly need to go to the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis before it closes ... More >>
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