Van Dyke Parks doesn't give interviews; he speaks in pull-quotes and aphorisms. If Mark Twain and Dorothy Parker had spent their formative years among rock & roll royalty, as Parks did as an arranger, songwriter and singer, they might have viewed that world with the same big-hearted verbosity that P ... More >>
Bananas: Sweeter with Mozart?Image viaWhile we here in the United States continue to argue like children over food-safety and child-nutrition legislation, gastronomes in Japan are taking a far more civilized approach to food -- at least, that's what I take away from these two head-scratchers (bot ... More >>
Mozart watched no wrestling as a lad -- think about it.
Hmmm. Monday night. That means either staying in and watching WWE's Monday Night Raw, or going out for culture.
Why not skip the Vince McMahonigan shenanigans and opt for culture? Your beer-bat ... More >>
Interactive Town Hall Meeting at PowellThe Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra (SLSO) got all interactive on patrons at its first-ever "Town Hall Meeting" Tuesday evening at Powell Hall. With HEC-TV broadcasting live, music director David Robertson and president Fred Bronstein breezed through an hour-lon ... More >>