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LANY brings “Malibu Nights” to the Pageant

LANY brings “Malibu Nights” to the Pageant

Leianna M. Tanedo, Staff Writer

April 19, 2019


Filed under Arts, Concert Reviews, Music

Since 2014, LANY has risen from humble beginnings on Soundcloud to an international indie pop sensation. They've toured with the likes of Ellie Goulding and Troye Sivan, played at Lollapalooza in 2018 and sold out their first stadium show in the Philippines within 24 hours.   LANY consists of ...

B.o.B Headlining for VIBE Concert Sparks Controversy

B.o.B Headlining for VIBE Concert Sparks Controversy

Savanah Seyer, Staff Writer

April 14, 2019


Filed under Concert Reviews, News, SLU

Thursday, April 11, the Student Activities Board’s annual free student concert VIBE took place. The headliners this year were rapper B.o.B and pop singer Andy Grammer. B.o.B, or Bobby Ray Simmons, is known for more than his popular rap tunes. In recent years, the rapper has become known for his contro...

St. Louis Tunes Take You Around Town

St. Louis Tunes Take You Around Town

Mikhail Faulconer, Staff Writer

April 10, 2019


Filed under Arts, Music

BB’s Jazz, Blues and Soups, located at 700 S Broadway between Soulard and downtown, hosted the blues portion of the St. Louis Sound Project’s inaugural festival Thursday, March 28. St. Louis Sound, which began on March 23 and ended March 30, featured five nights of local artists from various genr...

SLSO Hosts Energetic Student Night

SLSO Hosts Energetic Student Night

Mikhail Faulconer, Staff Writer

April 10, 2019


Filed under Arts, Music

The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra hosted an electric Student Night Saturday, March 30, which featured returning guest violinist Karen Gomyo and Czech conductor Jakub Hruša of the Bamberg Symphony Orchestra. For a mere $10, students could listen to Bela Bartok’s “The Miraculous Mandarin,” Tchaiko...

Jordan Peele’s “Us” Brings Chills

Jordan Peele’s “Us” Brings Chills

Mikhail Faulconer, Staff Writer

April 10, 2019


Filed under Arts, Movies

Fans of Jordan Peele’s strong directorial debut, 2017’s “Get Out.” will not be disappointed by his new film “Us,” which came out on March 22. Continuing to mix horror and comedy, Peele’s new film takes a more patient approach and gradual reveal of the significance of various shots and objects th...

“Waitress” serves up a sweet show at the Fox

“Waitress” serves up a sweet show at the Fox

Leianna Tanedo, Staff Writer

April 3, 2019


Filed under About UNews, Plays

The arrival of “Waitress” to the Fox is a welcome start to the spring season. The entertaining musical depicts life’s unexpected changes and serendipitous relationships. I’ve been a fan of “Waitress,” both the film and the soundtrack, but this was my first time seeing the musical. Althou...

Tori Kelly Connects with Crowd

Tori Kelly Connects with Crowd

Madisyn Siebert, Associate Arts Editor

April 3, 2019


Filed under Arts, Concert Reviews

Tori Kelly wanted to host intimate acoustic sessions for her fans before the release of her new album, where she would be able to give her dedicated fans a taste of what is to come and the Tori Kelly who they grew to love.   Kelly had an intimate space set up for just her and her guitaris...

Weezer Brings St. Louis a Timeless Performance

Weezer Brings St. Louis a Timeless Performance

Haley Londrigan, Contributor

April 2, 2019


Filed under Arts, Concert Reviews

On March 24, Weezer performed for a vivacious crowd gathered at Enterprise Center. The night began with an English rock band called The Basement and then proceeded into a spectacular and engaging performance by the Pixies. The wide age range of audience members set this concert apart from others....

A Bubbly Evening with Bublé

A Bubbly Evening with Bublé

Madisyn Siebert, Associate Arts Editor

March 26, 2019


Filed under Arts, Concert Reviews, Featured News

While most of St. Louis was focused on cheering on the Saint Louis University’s men’s basketball team in March Madness, the packed Enterprise Center was gathered to spend the evening with Michael Bublé.   Bublé has been on break for the past five years, since following the announcemen...

Long Shot Review

Long Shot Review

Chandana Kamaraj, Arts Editor

March 21, 2019


Filed under Arts, Movies

The screening of “Long Shot” marked the return of a premiere of both Seth Rogen and Charlize Theron after “The Disaster Artist” and “Atomic Blonde,” respectively, both of which scored well two years ago as a comedy and action flick.   The screening opening with the cast and crew...

Catfish and the Bottlemen, Simplicity at its Finest

Catfish and the Bottlemen, Simplicity at its Finest

Madisyn Siebert, Arts Associate Editor

March 20, 2019


Filed under Arts, Concert Reviews, Music

With a name like The Catfish and the Bottlemen, the band does more than just spark curiosity, it is becoming a staple for indie rock. The band made a promising return to the Pageant on March 13, and truly brought the unique sound it is known for.   The Pageant closed off the balcony and moved...

Grandson Refuses to Apologize for Sold-Out Show

Grandson Refuses to Apologize for Sold-Out Show

Madisyn Siebert, Arts Associate Editor

March 20, 2019


Filed under Arts, Concert Reviews, Music

A Sunday night is never an ideal night for a concert, but grandson sold out the Firebird, and the whole venue huddled in front of the stage waiting for the singer and his band to take the stage for his No Apologies tour.   The overture started as a slowed down, almost creepy, version of the “Na...

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