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50 Cent’s Curtis loses the groove

Allison Reilly September 27, 2007

I have never tried the new "nutrient-enhanced water beverage" VitaminWater. I have also never really tried its celebrity endorser, 50 Cent. Curtis Jackson III, better known as 50 Cent, says that for...

Q&A with Guster drummer Brian Rosenworcel

Patrick McNamara September 27, 2007

When did Guster originate? Brian Rosenworcel: We were freshmen in college, so 1992. Why did you decide to play at Saint Louis University? BR: We are doing [concerts at] a bunch of colleges in October....

MOCRA debuts new Celluloid Bible exhibit

Carly Doenges September 20, 2007

Last Sunday marked the opening of the newest exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Religious Art. The Celluloid Bible: Marketing Films Inspired by Scripture is a collection of more than 50 vintage movie...

The Rep preps for musical Altar Boyz

Stephanie Sidak September 20, 2007

Watch out N*Sync--the Altar Boyz are in town, and they have got the looks, the moves and the beats to rival even the spunkiest of boy bands. The musical, which follows the five-piece boy band as they...

Showtime: The new HBO

ADAM TAMBURIN September 20, 2007

A healthy dose of water-cooler chitchat is not what it used to be. At the dawn of the 1990s, the primary source of pop-culture sustenance was access to basic cable. As HBO swarmed the airwaves with the...

Mmmcomeback: Hanson grows up, release new album

Kelley Dunn September 20, 2007

In an mmmbop, you're gone. That is, of course, unless you're a Hanson. In the years since the blonde-haired trio took over the airwaves and bedroom walls of young girls across the country in the '90s,...

On the Inside: Noodles and street actors

Kelley Dunn September 20, 2007

The Delmar Loop is odd. It's one of those places that you visit knowing your trip will inevitably be a complete grab bag of an experience. You never know quite how to prepare yourself for it. If the...

Graduation finds Kanye West discussing his favorite subject: himself

Tim Elliott September 20, 2007

Forget his outrageous public antics at various video-music awards shows. Forget the over-hyped sales battle with 50 Cent. Forget the teddy-bear-centric cover art. Focus on Kanye West's latest release,...

The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis debuts The History Boys

Stephanie Sidak September 13, 2007

For some, the prospect of attending a play can be daunting. There are usually no song and dance numbers to entertain us, comedy to make us laugh or adrenaline-pumping action sequences. But with the play...

The Brothers Solomon fails to impress viewers

Matt Wilhelm September 13, 2007

The tagline-They want to put a baby in you. The premise-two brothers need to find a woman to impregnate, no strings attached, and deliver a baby into the world to keep their disappointed and comatose father...

Powell Symphony offers student-only show

Sindu Vellanki September 13, 2007

Looking for some alternative Thursday night entertainment? The Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra has the perfect answer: a student only (ages 16-25) concert kicking off the symphony's season on Sept. 20...

Liars release self-titled fourth album

Tim Elliott September 13, 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...

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