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Review: Billy Joel at Busch Stadium

by Jeremy Housewright / Published: September 22, 2017 at 8:49 am   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts

It’s been a tough week for the city of St. Louis. Big name concert acts canceled due to the civil unrest that has been going on all over St. Louis, leaving St. Louisans all over disappointed. After U2 and Ed Sheeran both canceled sold-out shows last weekend, many weren’t sure Billy Joel’s sold-out show at […]

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Film Review: ‘Kingsman: The Golden Circle’ Starring Taron Egerton, Mark Strong, Channing Tatum

by Brad Heyen / Published: September 21, 2017 at 3:47 pm   /   Movie Reviews

There’s no doubt about it – Matthew Vaughn absolutely knows how to direct a stylish and entertaining film. He’s proven as such after taking on the director’s chair for 2005’s crime-thriller Layer Cake and directed even more memorable gems since such as Kick-Ass, X-Men: Days of Future Past and most recently, Kingsman: The Secret Service, […]

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Film Review: ‘Friend Request’ Starring Alycia Debnam-Carey, William Moseley, Connor Paolo

by Brad Heyen / Published: September 21, 2017 at 3:15 pm   /   Movie Reviews

Friend Request is director Simon Verhoeven’s second film and is the latest iteration of social media inspired horror/thriller film. It stars Alycia Debnam-Carey as Laura, a nice college student who befriends an outcast named Marina (Liesl Ahlers) who is desperate for a single friend in both real life and Facebook. When Marina comes off a […]

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Preview: Krewella at The Pageant

by Jeremy Housewright / Published: September 19, 2017 at 3:56 pm   /   Concerts

Preview by Jayme Hillmer On Saturday October 14th, The Pageant will be hosting Krewella, The New World Tour presented by Sirius XM BPM. Along with Krewella, there will be an opening appearance by EDM collaborator Dj Shaun Frank. The Pageant is notorious for their intimate setup, which could lay the grounds for a dynamic performance […]

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Preview: Chon at Delmar Hall

by Jeremy Housewright / Published: September 17, 2017 at 9:39 pm   /   Concerts

No matter the style of Metal you listen to, Chon is a great choice for instrumental music to calm and sooth your mind. Composed by a band of only 2 guitars, drums, and a bass, Chon’s instrumental Progressive math core playing style is loved by many including fans outside of the metal scene. The San […]

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Film Review: Darren Aronofsky’s ‘mother!’ Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem

by Brad Heyen / Published: September 16, 2017 at 8:51 am   /   Movie Reviews

mother! is the seventh film directed by Darren Aronofsky (Black Swan, The Wrestler) and stars Jennifer Lawrence and Javier Bardem as a married couple in a fixer-upper house in a beautiful and secluded country home. Bardem’s character is a writer suffering from a bad case of writer’s block, and Lawrence’s character is the sole visionary […]

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Review: Mary J. Blige at Fox Theatre

by Chris Williams / Published: September 15, 2017 at 9:03 am   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts, Reviews

Mary J Blige started her career in 1989. Her first album “What’s the 411” debuted in ’92. The Grammy-Award winning singer and songwriter hails from Bronx, NY. Her gritty, urban style – fusing Hip Hop & Soul with Frank Lyrics- led to two no. 1 hits on the What’s the 411 album; “Real Love” and […]

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A History of U2 in St. Louis

by Jeremy Housewright / Published: September 14, 2017 at 9:14 am   /   Concerts

As St. Louis preps for U2’s first show in the city in over six years, here’s a look back at all the band’s stops in The ‘Lou. Bono and the boys made their first appearance in St. Louis on April 7, 1981, playing at Graham Chapel at Washington University. This stop was a part of […]

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Review: Stevie Nicks at Family Arena

by Jeremy Housewright / Published: September 14, 2017 at 8:18 am   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts, Reviews

I go to concerts to hear music. I go to concerts to hear songs that I love and know. It may be different for some fans, but for me, that’s what I enjoy. If I wanted to hear an artist ramble on, telling life stories, I’d listen to interviews or a VH1 Storytellers. Rock & […]

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Review: ‘The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time’ Opens the 51st Season at The Rep

by Kevin Brackett / Published: September 13, 2017 at 1:55 pm   /   Live Theater Reviews

The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis just celebrated its 50th season with a fantastic line-up. Read our review of Million Dollar Quartet here. Without missing a step, the 51st season is here with an equally impressive list of shows. And the first is The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (based on Mark […]

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