Review: Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ Starring Lupita Nyong’o, Winston Duke, Elisabeth Moss

Posted: March 21, 2019 at 12:20 pm   /   Movie Reviews

In 2017, Jordan Peele surprised the hell out of the world with his first feature-length film (and one of my favorites of the year), GET OUT. Two years and one Oscar win later, audiences are clamoring for his next feature titled US which is marketed as “a new nightmare from Jordan Peele.” …and what a […]

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Concert Review: Mike Mains & The Branches in Kansas City

Posted: March 20, 2019 at 8:06 am   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts

Mike Mains & The Branches performed at The Rino in Kansas City Friday night, and I was there to catch a glimpse of what this Michigan-native band had to offer the music world. In my previous interview with Mike, frontman of the group, he put a big emphasis on the importance of addressing mental health. […]

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Concert Review: Shinedown Rocks Chaifetz Arena

Posted: March 20, 2019 at 7:55 am   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts, Music, Reviews

Chaifetz Arena housed the sold-out Attention Attention tour Sunday evening, coinciding with St. Patrick’s Day. Shinedown, the headliners, were joined on tour by Asking Alexandria and Papa Roach. Rock band from across the pond Asking Alexandria opened the show with a bang starting with hit “Into the Fire.” The English rockers then continued with an […]

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Nick Offerman Coming to Stifel Theatre This November

Posted: March 18, 2019 at 2:09 pm   /   Live Theater, St. Louis Events

Tickets go on sale Friday, March 22 at 10am. Nick Offerman (Parks and Recreation, Hearts Beat Loud) announced this morning that he will be touring the country with his new show, ALL RISE. The tour starts this July in Oklahoma, and will eventually take Offerman to St. Louis on Thursday, November 7 (7:30pm). PRE-SALE starts Tuesday, […]

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Movie Review: ‘Five Feet Apart’ Starring Haley Lu Richardson, Cole Sprouse

Posted: March 17, 2019 at 2:16 pm   /   Movie Reviews

Justin Baldoni’s Five Feet Apart, the recent adaption of the YA novel of the same name by Rachael Lippincott, is definitely a movie that intends to hit you in the feels. Following the story of Stella, played by Haley Lu Richardson, a young girl diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis and hospital-bound for extended lengths of time, […]

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Meta-Remakes: Movie Remakes that Remade an Older Remake

Posted: March 16, 2019 at 5:45 am   /   Off the Wall

Surprising as it may sound to some, the recent Halloween movie is not a remake – what it is, instead, is a sequel to the original movie released 40 years ago. The iconic horror flick that spawned not only an entire generation of slasher films but also had a massive pop culture influence, inspiring everything […]

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Review: ‘Beautiful – The Carole King Musical’ is Inspirational and Entertaining Night of Theater

Posted: March 15, 2019 at 3:38 pm   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews

Now playing through March 17 at The Fabulous Fox. Carole King sold her first song at only 16 years old. Not only did she start writing songs at a young age, but many people may not even realize just how many hit songs she has written. The singer-songwriter was responsible for many chart-topping numbers of […]

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New Celebrity Guests Added for Wizard World St. Louis (Apr. 5-7)

Posted: March 15, 2019 at 9:07 am   /   St. Louis Events

Wizard World is returning to St. Louis next month for the seventh year in a row. The pop culture convention will once again take place at the America’s Center, this time April 5th through the 7th. Headliners include Aquaman himself, Jason Mamoa, as well as Sean Astin (The Lord of the Rings), Chris Kattan (SNL), […]

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Interview: David Larsen talks Under the Streetlamp at Family Arena (3/15)

Posted: March 14, 2019 at 2:56 pm   /   Interviews, Live Theater

Under the Streetlamp is coming to The Family Arena for one night only – Friday, March 15, 2019. The group is comprised of four members, each with Broadway credits, and who specialize in melodies from the 50s, 60s, and 70s. David Larsen started performing with the group back in November of 2017. Before joining Under […]

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Interview: Brett Emmons of The Glorious Sons Talks Life on the Road, Writing, and Opening for The Rolling Stones

Posted: March 14, 2019 at 2:45 pm   /   Concerts, Interviews

The Glorious Sons are the pride of Canada, but they are also taking over the airwaves of U.S. rock stations. Currently, on tour in support of their album Young Beauties and Fools, the band will make a stop in St. Louis on Saturday, May 25 for Pointfest. I recently had a chance to speak with […]

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