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A Conversation with Gryffin

A Conversation with Gryffin

October 24, 2018

The University News: Is this your first time at ACL? Gryffin: Yeah. It is. UN: How are you feeling? G: It’s awesome. I always kind knew that ACL was a dope festival but until I got here I did...

Lollapalooza 2018 has international flare

Lollapalooza 2018 has international flare

August 20, 2018

Four days. 400,000 people. On Aug. 2-5, Chicago’s Grant Park overflowed with sounds and strangers in its 27th year. The festival began in 1991 as a farewell to the Jane’s Addiction vocalist, Perry Farre...

A Recital in C Minor: Reflections on Peter Miyamoto’s Performance

A Recital in C Minor: Reflections on Peter Miyamoto’s Performance

March 9, 2018

The warm light and quietness invited those into the Friday night piano recital out of the stormy night in St. Louis. The architecture of Saint Xavier College Church as a backdrop to the black grand pia...

Black Girl Magic

Black Girl Magic

February 14, 2018

#BlackGirlMagic. Depending on who you follow on Twitter, this phrase may be familiar to you. While it hasn’t been added to Merriam Webster quite yet (but “bootylicious” has, so there is hope), it can ...

Halloween Party for Progress

Halloween Party for Progress

November 3, 2017

On Friday, Oct. 27, the St. Louis Worker’s Education Society (WES) hosted a punk-rock revolution-themed Halloween party at their headquarters on South Jefferson Avenue with a book sale and flea marke...

Father John Mystifies Peabody Opera House

Father John Mystifies Peabody Opera House

October 5, 2017

Not many artists have a reputation that precedes them in the way that Father John Misty’s does. The countless interviews, sarcastic lyrics and apathetic tendencies of his outwardly-displayed persona...

Piano Man’s Still Got It

Piano Man’s Still Got It

September 27, 2017

Billy Joel is an old dude but I don’t think he’d be mad at me for saying that. Last Thursday, Sept. 21, the 68-year-old rocked Busch Stadium with hits ranging from his first album, “Cold Spring Har...

“The Avengers” makes for good, loud fun

“The Avengers” makes for good, loud fun

May 8, 2012

‘Tis the season to be jolly. That is, if you are a movie fan.” The Avengers” opens this weekend and is looking to build off “The Hunger Games” in what figures to be a huge summer at the box offi...

A summer movies season fit for nerds

A summer movies season fit for nerds

May 2, 2012

Summer movie season is about kick off, and it is going to be a nerdy one. Once again, sequels andsuperheromovies will rule the multiplex, but the indie circuit looks a little dead this time around. Here’s to ho...

‘Memphis’ brings rhythm and blues to the Fox Theatre

‘Memphis’ brings rhythm and blues to the Fox Theatre

May 2, 2012

Entering the Fox Theatre on Tuesday with high expectations, I was still absolutely blown away by the new musical, “Memphis.” Based on actual events, “Memphis” tells the story of a white disc jock...

At Chaifetz, The Black Keys are ‘Howlin’ for You’

At Chaifetz, The Black Keys are ‘Howlin’ for You’

April 25, 2012

Indie rock duo to appear with Arctic Monkeys for sold-out performance  The Black Keys and Arctic Monkeys will travel to the historically blues-friendly town of St. Louis for a sold-out show at Chai...

Ensemble rom-com explores male brain

Ensemble rom-com explores male brain

April 25, 2012

Rules of romantic relationships parodied in ‘Think Like a Man’   “Think Like a Man,” a romantic comedy directed by Tim Story, debuted on Friday, April 20. The film revolves around four couples that experience the ups and downs of relationships. As the saying goes, ...

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