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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: A GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER at the Fabulous Fox (9/13 – 9/25)

Posted: September 19, 2016 at 2:04 pm   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews, Local

When you hear about a musical titled, “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder,” there is little worry about the show resembling the ordinary. Throw in a 2014 Tony Award for Best Musical, and there is no question that something really special is going on at the theatre. And if there are still any doubts, […]

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Review: Mamma Mia, Here I Go Again (to the Fox Theatre in St. Louis)

Posted: November 9, 2015 at 6:30 am   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews, Local

Without a doubt, one of the most fun shows you can see live is Mamma Mia! You just can’t beat the energy of the ABBA music, being performed right in front of you by talented musicians, with vocals from an extremely talented cast. It’s like going to a rock concert and a musical, all at once. And […]

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Like Hipsters? Love Pub Crawls? Join the ‘Dress Like a Hipster Pub Crawl’

Posted: May 20, 2014 at 11:34 pm   /   Local, St. Louis Events

I remember back in the day when being uncool was, well, uncool. When I was in elementary school, every kid had to have the latest fashions: the Adidas jackets, the shoes with soles that lit up, track jackets, etc. Those who didn’t get in on the trend were shunned, outcasts. Somewhere along the way, though, […]

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Interview With Comedian Marlon Wayans, Producer/Star of A HAUNTED HOUSE 2 – In Theaters Everywhere Today

Posted: April 18, 2014 at 6:13 am   /   Film, Interviews, Local, Movie Reviews

For those who know anything about comedy, the name “Wayans” is sure to ring a bell. Comprised of 10 brothers and sisters who do everything from acting and writing, to directing and producing, the Wayans have made their name synonymous with funny. And that is only in the first generation, who have given birth to […]

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Bon Jovi Rocks St. Louis at the Scottrade Center (Review)

Posted: March 14, 2013 at 8:16 am   /   Concerts, Local, St. Louis Events

As a Bon Jovi fan, I may be a bit biased in my review, but you have to understand that if it wasn’t for Jon and his band, I would never have gotten into rock music. Growing up, all I was subjected to was country music. I can still remember being 6 years-old and hearing […]

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Director Kevin Smith Coming to St. Louis For ‘Jay & Silent Bob’s Super Groovy Cartoon Movie’ May 18

Posted: February 25, 2013 at 1:14 pm   /   Film, Local, St. Louis Events

Lovable director and king of the SModCo online empire Kevin Smith is hitting the road again, to show off his latest film: Jay & Silent Bob’s Super Groovy Cartoon Movie. The show will take place Saturday, May 18th at the Pageant. Smith decided to take the independent route in 2011 and distribute his last film, […]

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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 pits. Blah, blah, blah. None of this is news. I started putting together a review, but then I realized that I really had nothing left […]

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Tickets Selling Fast for ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ Midnight Show and Trilogy Marathon at Great Escape Gravois Bluffs

Posted: July 11, 2012 at 6:54 am   /   Local, Movie Screenings, St. Louis Events

If you still haven’t purchased your tickets to the midnight showing of The Dark Knight Rises next week, there is still time! Grab your seats at the Great Escape Gravois Bluffs here. For the biggest Batman fans in St. Louis, the Great Escape is also having a Dark Knight Trilogy marathon! Watch Batman Begins, The […]

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Review: CHICAGO Brings Dance, Liquor and “All That Jazz” to The Muny in St. Louis

Posted: June 26, 2012 at 6:00 am   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews, Local

When I saw the movie adaptation “Chicago” almost a decade ago, I knew absolutely nothing about it the story, the music, the dancing, anything.  And I was completely astounded.  It quickly became one of my favorite films of all time.  I loved the music.  I loved the dancing.  I loved the actors in the roles. […]

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