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Concert Photos: Bad Wolves at The Ready Room

Posted: May 28, 2019 at 10:45 am   /   Concerts, Local, Music

The Bad Wolves came to town for a show at The Ready Room on Thursday, May 23. Photos by Justin Staggs.

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Opera Theatre’s The Marriage of Figaro Delivers Lust and Laughter

Posted: May 27, 2019 at 5:35 am   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts, Live Theater, Local, Music, Reviews, St. Louis Events

Epic, bombastic and filled with intrigue, Opera Theatre of St. Louis’ The Marriage of Figaro launches the company’s 44th season with a relentlessly entertaining production that delights in the absurd while laying the melodrama on thick. Composed by Mozart in 1786, this new production is directed by two-time Tony nominee and esteemed met Opera vet […]

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Movie Review: Disney’s ‘Aladdin’ Starring Will Smith, Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott

Posted: May 24, 2019 at 8:16 am   /   Local

One jump ahead of disaster. It’s no secret: I’m a huge fan of Disney. I’m intrigued by their live-action remakes and have absolutely loved several of them: Beauty and the Beast, Cinderella, Junglebook. However, when I saw the marketing materials for Aladdin – the remake of one of my all-time favorite Disney animated features – […]

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Concert Photos: Brett Eldredge’s Dive Bar Tour Hits Off Broadway

Posted: May 21, 2019 at 8:43 am   /   Concerts, Local

Country singer Brett Eldredge played an intimate show Thursday night at Off Broadway, as part of the Bud Light Dive Bar Tour. Eldredge played his hits “Lose My Mind,” “Crazy Little Thing,” “Mean to Me,” and many more. The country singer also covered “My Girl” in the middle of his song “Love Someone.” The tour […]

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Interview: Patton Oswalt Coming to Family Arena This Friday (4/26)

Posted: April 23, 2019 at 10:20 am   /   Local

Actor and comedian Patton Oswalt is coming to The Family Arena this Friday, April 26. Oswalt is coming off his Emmy and Grammy-nominated stand-up special for Netflix, Annihilation. We had the chance to chat with him about some of his current projects ahead of his trip to St. Louis. The actor plays Principal Durbin in A.P. […]

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Book Preview: St. Louis Sound: An Illustrated Timeline

Posted: April 10, 2019 at 11:01 am   /   Books, Local

St. Louis is widely known as having the best fans in baseball, inventing toasted ravioli, erecting the nation’s tallest monument, and let’s be honest….we’re totally winning in the crime category.  But it is arguably one of the most underrated music hubs in the country. In fact, when you peruse the new book, St. Louis Sound: […]

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Wizard World St. Louis – Your Guide to the Programming (April 5-7)

Posted: March 29, 2019 at 7:36 am   /   Local, St. Louis Events

St. Louis comic book fans and pop culture junkies rejoice! Wizard World is officially one week away! Returning for its 7th year, the annual convention which celebrates film, television, comics, cosplay, and everything in-between returns April 5-7 at America’s Center. The weekend will feature over 50 hours of panels, including Q&As with Lord of the […]

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Interview: Director and Writer of ‘Destroyer’ Karyn Kusama and Phil Hay

Posted: January 18, 2019 at 9:05 am   /   Local

Director Karyn Kusama and her husband / writing partner Phil Hay have a new film opening in St. Louis today. DESTROYER stars Nicole Kidman as a detective who we watch trace her past as she tries to solve a murder. It’s a career best for the nearly unrecognizable Kidman. Kusama traveled with Hay to her home […]

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Movie Review: ‘Glass’ Starring James McAvoy, Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson

Posted: January 18, 2019 at 8:12 am   /   Local

In 1999, M. Night Shyamalan became a household name with his six-time Oscar-nominated film, The Sixth Sense. The following year, he gave us something even better (at least, in my opinion), and that is Unbreakable – a film that is basically a comic book that unfolds on screen, centralizing on the idea of superheroes possibly […]

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Interview: Country-Music Star Rachele Lynae

Posted: January 2, 2019 at 11:36 am   /   Interviews, Local

Rising country-music star Rachele Lynae is beginning to make her mark in the music industry. Though she has had successes before, the singer has not released new music for nearly four years, aside from her acoustic versions of songs she did for her fans. I sat down with Rachele to discuss what she has planned […]

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