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Jordan Peele’s “Us” Brings Chills

Jordan Peele’s “Us” Brings Chills

Mikhail Faulconer, Staff Writer

April 10, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Panes by LOOPRAT

Panes by LOOPRAT

Mary Adcock, Staff Writer

March 20, 2019

  Again & Again by LOOPRAT, Mary Adcock: Hello, this is Mary Adcock, a reporter at St. Louis University. We are at Off Broadway today in South City, St. Louis. It’s February 15 and the band LOOPRAT is playing tonight. Their music is rooted in the styles of jazz, hip-hop, funk, soul and...

Marvel’s “Captain Marvel” soars to success on multiple fronts

Marvel’s “Captain Marvel” soars to success on multiple fronts

Carter Chapley, Staff Writer

March 7, 2019

Captain Marvel is a near perfect introduction to one of the MCU’s most powerful and respected hero’s…oh and also a total win for women in film….4/5 The success of Marvel Studios is unprecedented—21 films over 10 years without a glaring failure.  A studio that sought out to create a massi...

An Ethereal Experience through Hozier’s “Wasteland, Baby!”

An Ethereal Experience through Hozier’s “Wasteland, Baby!”

Cassie Travers, Contributor

March 6, 2019

If there was anyone who could pull off both the look and the sound of an ancient, god-like being from the forest, it would be Andrew Hozier-Byrne. Hozier, the stage name that he uses for his work, finally returned to the music scene with an album that features his well-loved earthy sound, as well as a few,...

Sucker for the Jonas Brothers’ Reunion

Sucker for the Jonas Brothers’ Reunion

Savanah Seyer, Staff Writer

March 4, 2019

On Thursday, the world woke to news that the Jonas Brothers were reuniting and releasing new music. For fans like myself, it had been a long and arduous wait.   Nick, Joe and Kevin Jonas, brothers from New Jersey, had dominated the pop world a decade ago. Formed in the early 2000s, the band was a ...

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