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Liars release self-titled fourth album

Tim Elliott

September 14, 2007

The Liars' new self-titled album (Aug. 20, Mute) is supposed to be the members' attempt at recording a "real" rock album. The New York (by way of L.A.) trio began their career with the dance-punk indebted They Threw Us in a Trench and Stuck a Monument On Top and then released two albums full of exp...

Let Me Explain: Oh, it’s tragic when you move like that

KATIE LEWIS

September 14, 2007

The time has come, the walrus said. Let me explain. Did you feel the wind change this week? The air is crisper; the walk to class, brisker; and I'm lamenting the fact that I left my winter clothes at home. But, besides being affected by the weather, we're all going about our days as usual-all because...

Country music’s Lori McKenna releases fourth album

Kara Chapman

September 14, 2007

Lori McKenna is the perfect example of the old saying, "If at first you don't succeed, try, try again." The 38-year-old Stoughton, Mass., native and mother of five has written and recorded four albums since her 1998 debut, Paper Wings & Halo. In the past 10 years, she has become an underground sensat...

Bruno Davis Art Gallery proves to be a gem in the midst of a busy city

Stephanie Sidak

September 14, 2007

It's a well-known fact that the city of St. Louis has many hidden gems, but what may be lesser known is that several of them are within minutes of our campus. The Bruno David Art Gallery in Grand Center definitely qualifies as one of those gems and a sparkling one at that. Located at 3721 Washington...

Out of this world

Carly Doenges

September 7, 2007

It's no coincidence that the Flaming Lips incorporated UFOs into the title of their DVD, since the performance presented on it is out of this world. From start to finish, the documented concert is a high-energy, sensory stimulating spectacle that provides all the entertainment one could hope for. The...

On the Inside

Kelley Dunn

September 7, 2007

Cupcakes make everything better. Cakewiches make everything utopian. One can discover a lot by aimlessly walking around. In St. Louis, one street can lead from an old, rundown neighborhood, to the center of an art district, to the nation's best antique shop-all within a three block radius. Avoiding...

Peeking through the glass

Claire Rachel

September 7, 2007

Not many trips to an art gallery qualify as interactive experiences, but Washington University's new contemporary art exhibit definitely fits the bill. Window|Interface leaves a visitor wondering just how much technology and screens have affected our culture and art as a whole. Window|Interface is The Mildre...

Alternative rock band Guster to headline homecoming concert

Kelley Dunn

September 7, 2007

Emotions were high on Monday when the Student Activities Board announced the headlining act for its upcoming fall homecoming concert. Rumors abounded on campus, speculating about possible acts-from Fergie to Nickelback. Eventually, the band was officially announced, the act was solidified and rumors...

Passing over the previews

Olivia Cooper

September 7, 2007

SLU Cinema's fall lineup has something for everyone. With many of the summer's hottest blockbuster hits mixed in with some old favorites, the weekly theatrical screening event promises everything from action and adventure to comedy and cartoons, aiming to please all who choose to take part in the weekly...

Paramount’s pet projects promise plenty of pop!

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September 7, 2007

This fall, Paramount Pictures, DreamWorks Pictures and DreamWorks Animation are releasing five new films. These films are jam-packed with stars, such as Ben Stiller, Halle Berry, Benicio Del Toro, Jerry Seinfeld, Renee Zellweger, Matthew Broderick, Anthony Hopkins, Angelina Jolie and Johnny Depp. The...

Hail Britannia

Kelley Dunn

August 31, 2007

The Spice Girls weren't kidding when they talked about girl power. In the 1960s, the 'British invasion,' spearheaded by The Beatles and carried on by bands like The Who, The Rolling Stones, The Kinks and The Monkees, swept across the United States with a brilliant fervor. T-shirts were made, sayings...

Festival of Nations a success

Kelley Dunn

August 31, 2007

The weather was hot, the air was thick and the smell of empanadas, kebabs and baklava encompassed the entire area of Tower Grove Park in South St. Louis. The Festival of Nations, an event that the Riverfront Times deemed the best festival of 2006, came back for its eighth year in St. Louis on Aug. 2...

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