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Concert Review: Reel Big Fish & Friends Rock the Pageant. Yes, Again.

Posted: July 14, 2012 at 5:40 pm   /   Concerts, Local, Music

Ska-punk stalwarts Reel Big Fish conquered The Pageant July 12. They played “Sell Out,” “Beer” and their version of A-Ha’s “Take On Me” while telling corny jokes and encouraging circle […]

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Watch Linkin Park Concert Live in Movie Theatres

Posted: June 19, 2012 at 7:32 pm   /   Local, Movie News, Music News

You like the idea of concerts, but minus the burly, sweaty douchebags who stand in front of you. You like listening to music while sitting down.  You like being secure […]

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Concert Review: Storm Kills Social Distortion’s True Power at Pop’s

Posted: May 4, 2012 at 6:31 pm   /   Concerts, Local, Music

Not even Biblical hail, rain and wind could keep fans from Social Distortion’s show at Pop’s last weekend. Area concert-goers obviously wanted to impress lead singer Mike Ness with just […]

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Social Distortion Returns to STL This Saturday

Posted: April 23, 2012 at 2:37 pm   /   Concerts, Local, Music

Prepare for mayhem coupled with a healthy dose of life lessons – Social Distortion returns to Pop’s this Saturday, April 28. Mike Ness and his band of gentle ruffians have […]

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Movie Review: ‘Extremely Loud’ Is Pretty Quiet

Posted: January 20, 2012 at 7:55 pm   /   Featured, Local, Movie Reviews

I’ve had a hard time writing my review of Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close – or even beginning it. I worked on a draft, realized it was all wrong, started […]

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Movie Review: ‘Joyful Noise’ Should Be Called ‘Disappointing Cacophony’

Posted: January 13, 2012 at 10:03 pm   /   Film, Local, Movie Reviews

Most people know that a flick featuring sassy women, spontaneous songs and plenty of jazz hands is my idea of fine cheesy heaven. So why did Joyful Noise make me […]

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Nerd Alert: ‘Dark Vador’ Burger Invades France for ‘Phantom Menace 3D’

Posted: January 5, 2012 at 1:11 pm   /   Interesting, Local, Movie News

Your immediate response to the headline and ad above should be as follows: Who the hell is “Dark Vador?” Why is there a Star Wars-themed burger? Someone invading France is […]

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Concert Review: Brian Setzer Puts His Cat Clothes on for STL

Posted: December 6, 2011 at 2:36 pm   /   Concerts, Featured, Local, Music

I have a confession: I used to think Brian Setzer was a cat. I’m not crazy, I promise. But with his band being named the Stray Cats and all the […]

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Movie Review: ‘Footloose’ Dances to Same Beats from 1984

Posted: October 14, 2011 at 10:53 am   /   Featured, Film, Local, Movie Reviews

As a woman, I’m inclined to bestow immediate praise on the new version of Footloose. I mean, the only way this movie could appeal to my nostalgic ladyparts even more […]

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A Flood of Support: Concert, BBQ to Benefit Joplin

Posted: September 16, 2011 at 6:09 am   /   Concerts, Featured, Local, Music

A Songs for #Joplin benefit will be held Saturday, Sept. 17, at the Luna Lounge, 4561 Gravois Road, St. Louis, 63116. An all-you-can-eat barbecue begins at 5 p.m. and features […]

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