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Interview: Comedian Gary Owen Comes to the Pageant on March 24

Posted: February 15, 2017 at 3:10 am   /   Interviews, St. Louis Events

For 20 years now, Gary Owen has been a fixture in the stand-up comedy scene. His big break came in 1997 on BET’s Comic View. While Owen is white, he has garnered a strong African-American following.  He has headlined BET shows, as well as Shaquille O’Neal’s All-Star Comedy Jam Tour. Owen has landed feature roles in […]

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Review: “Something Rotten!” Offers Fresh Take on Shakespeare, and Lots of Laughs

Posted: February 8, 2017 at 9:29 am   /   Live Theater Reviews, St. Louis Events

The name Shakespeare isn’t generally synonymous with a laugh riot. Star crossed lovers, taking their own lives at the thought of living without one another. A prince whose father is murdered by his own uncle. A murderous king consumed by paranoia and power. These are only a few examples of his most famous tragedies, for which “The Bard” is […]

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Nelly Performs Symphonic Hip Hop With the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra at Powell Hall

Posted: February 6, 2017 at 2:57 pm   /   Concert Reviews, St. Louis Events

St. Louis’ own Nelly achieved a career first on Friday night, playing with the St. Louis Symphony in front of a sold-out crowd at Powell Hall. The show, which sold out in five hours months ago, featured conductor David Robertson and appearances from Nelly’s fellow St. Lunatics Ali and City Spud. From the start, it […]

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‘Something Rotten!’ Plays Fabulous Fox Feb 7-19! Interview With Leah Hofmann, St. Louis Native

Posted: February 2, 2017 at 10:02 am   /   Interviews, Live Theater, St. Louis Events

The Tony Award-winning musical Something Rotten! is heading to the Fabulous Fox Theatre February 7 – 19! The musical comedy is set in the late 1500s, where the two Bottom Brothers (Nick and Nigel) are competing to create the next great play against none other than William Shakespeare. We had the pleasure of speaking with […]

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Interview: KISS’ Gene Simmons Coming to Town for Wizard World Comic Con (Apr 7-9)

Posted: February 1, 2017 at 10:43 am   /   Interviews, St. Louis Events

Rock Icon and Kiss-founder Gene Simmons will be appearing at Wizard World Comic Con St. Louis on Saturday April 8 and Sunday, April 9. Simmons will also play a concert on Friday, April 7 to celebrate his appearance at the convention.   Simmons co-founded KISS 42 years ago. KISS is America’s #1 Gold Record Award Winning […]

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This Weekend Only: ‘Hedwig and the Angry Inch’ at the Peabody Opera House (Jan 27 – 29)

Posted: January 27, 2017 at 6:49 am   /   Live Theater, St. Louis Events

Don’t miss the Tony Award-winning musical Hedwig and the Angry Inch as it comes to the Peabody Opera House in St. Louis for one weekend only! Directed by Tony Award winner Michael Mayer (Spring Awakening, American Idiot) and starring Tony and Olivier Award-nominee Euan Morton, HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH is the winner of four […]

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Bellator 138 Delivers Exciting Fights in St. Louis

Posted: June 22, 2015 at 10:57 am   /   Featured, Interesting, Interviews, Local, Other St. Louis Sports, Professional Wrestling, Sports, St. Louis Events, Television

We, as human beings love violence. There is just something about watching two guys, and now women in some cases, get into a cage and go at it. However, there is more to the sport of MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) than just fighting. Like any sport, it takes talent and mental toughness. On Friday, June […]

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Mizzou Alum Credits Wrestling Background With Success in MMA

Posted: June 17, 2015 at 2:05 pm   /   Featured, Interviews, Local, Missouri Tigers, Off the Wall, Other St. Louis Sports, Sports, St. Louis Events, Wrestling

By Juan Ramos Michael Chandler (12-3) has always embraced competition. The former Bellator light heavyweight champion began his wrestling career at Northwest High School. The High Ridge native and former Mizzou All-American said MMA seemed like a more attractive route than wrestling internationally. “MMA would be a better avenue than wrestling internationally,” Chandler said. “It […]

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Kimbo Slice and Ken Shamrock Ready To Fight

Posted: June 11, 2015 at 9:55 am   /   Featured, Interesting, Interviews, Local, Other St. Louis Sports, Sports, St. Louis Events, Wrestling

This fight has been seven years in the making. Kimbo Slice and Ken Shamrock will finally square off Friday, June 19 at Scottrade Center in St. Louis. “This is a fight that should have happened many years ago,” Bellator President Scott Coker said. “I know that it’s a fight that’s been under everybody’s skin for […]

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Justin Lawrence Returns Home With Bellator June 19

Posted: June 5, 2015 at 9:32 am   /   Featured, Interviews, Local, Other St. Louis Sports, Sports, St. Louis Events, Television

The American Kid will return home to the St. Louis area. Pacific’s Justin Lawrence will be returning to St. Louis Friday, June 19 as part of the Bellator 138 card that will take place at the Scottrade Center at 8 p.m. Lawrence’s fight against Sean Wilson will be the main fight on the preliminary card. […]

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