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The Teskey Brothers [Crew] gather together for a curtain call in front of a raucous St. Louis crowd after a two-song encore. (Photo courtesy of Vertrell Yates / @trellseyephotography)

The Teskey Brothers Rock The Pageant

Brendan Brunette, Senior Writer May 21, 2024

The Teskey Brothers played at The Pageant, a midsized live music theater in the Delmar Loop, on May 8, 2024 - a mere eighth stop on their 20-city “[The] Winding Way” tour. The Heavy Heavy opened for...

Nine albums that got me through college

Nine albums that got me through college

MC Pavlick, Fundraising Chair May 1, 2024

Much like how a smell can magically trigger certain memories, songs hold a similar power. Because bits and pieces of memories are encoded within songs, many albums have become snapshots of my years at...

Quintessential “Wheat” music: Six songs to sway to this spring

Quintessential “Wheat” music: Six songs to sway to this spring

Abby Campbell and Morgan Hausback May 1, 2024

There is a genre or style of music to cover just about any emotion or mood you could possibly have. There are upbeat songs to dance to when you need to feel energized, there are the perfect tunes for a...

Pictured left to right: Mike Faist, Zendaya, and Josh O’Connor in “Challengers” (Source: Hollywood Reporter)

“Challengers”: Another Luca Guadgnino Masterpiece

Aditya Gunturu, Senior Writer May 1, 2024

Luca Guadgnino, director of the smash-hit film “Call Me By Your Name,” is known for his use of highly erotic romance, beautiful visuals and complex emotional quandaries and has once again hit it out...

Kincaid participates in a Q&A session with Dr. Maryse Jayasuriya following her acceptance of the St. Louis Literary Award on April 25, 2024.

Jamaica Kincaid received 2024 St. Louis Literary Award

Grant Bellchamber, Senior Writer May 1, 2024

On April 25, Jamaica Kincaid, a renowned Antiguan novelist and essayist, was awarded the 2024 St. Louis Literary Award at Sheldon Concert Hall. This event was the culmination of a year-long series of...

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Taylor Swift’s new album, “The Tortured Poets Department,” is everything fans love her for

Mariya Yasinovska, Copy Editor May 1, 2024

Taylor Swift's latest album, "The Tortured Poets Department," (“TTPD”) released on April 19, has sparked a whirlwind of reactions from fans and critics alike. Known for her candid songwriting, infectious...

This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Timothee Chalamet, foreground left, and Austin Butler in a scene from “Dune: Part Two.”

“Dune: Part Two”

Aditya Gunturu, Senior Writer April 28, 2024

Cinema in 2024 has been off to a rocky start. “Argyle” and “The Beekeeper” were mindless action flicks with inane plots. “Madame Web” did not inspire confidence in the new age of superhero...

An image from Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire featured in the teaser.

“Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire”

Aditya Gunturu, Senior Writer April 22, 2024

The past decade was uncharted territory for both “Godzilla” and giant monster movie fans. Both American and Japanese creators have released Godzilla movies over the years, and while this may seem like...

Theatrical art for Late Night with the Devil from Varsity Cinema.

“Late Night with the Devil”

Owen Herdrick, Senior Writer April 16, 2024

“Late Night with the Devil” is not a horror movie, at least in the sense that scaring the viewer is quite low on the film’s priorities. What brings substance to the film is not the lack of jumpscares,...

Michaelina Wautier, A Self-portrait with Easel

The rediscovery of Michaelina Wautier, the 17th-century painter no one knows about

Ashlyn Jones, Arts & Life Editor April 4, 2024

On Saturday, March 23, the Saint Louis Art Museum celebrated Women’s History Month by hosting its annual Mary Strauss Women in the Arts Lecture on the discovered works of 17th-century Dutch painter Michaelina...

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Three romance books for oblivious boyfriends

Aidan DeSpain, Staff Writer April 4, 2024

When it comes to understanding complex emotions and communicating those emotions, men are often considered to be “clueless”. If he isn’t, many conclude that there was a woman in their life who taught...

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Making waves: Teddy Swims’ journey from YouTube covers to Billboard No. 1

Brendan Brunette, Senior Writer April 3, 2024

Born Jaten Collin Dimsdale in Conyers, Georgia, the 31-year-old goes by the pseudonym Teddy Swims, with the former referring to a childhood nickname that references his teddy-bear-like size and the latter...

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