Muny Review: Ease on Down the Road to Fun at ‘The Wiz’

Posted: June 23, 2018 at 9:07 am   /   Live Theater

For the first time in 36 years, The Wiz has returned to The Muny! Based on L. Frank Baum’s most cherished book – “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” – The Wiz is a wildly fun and imaginative update to the classic story. The show opened on Broadway in 1975, winning seven Tony Awards – including best […]

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Film Review: ‘Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom’ Starring Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Jeff Goldblum

Posted: June 22, 2018 at 7:43 am   /   Movie Reviews

Ever since Spielberg’s 1993 masterpiece Jurassic Park captivated audiences and set box-office records, it became clear that dinosaurs were going to get people in the theaters to see more of them. After two sequels, the franchise took a break for 14 years before it was resurrected again in 2015 with the blockbuster smash Jurassic World. […]

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Review: Opera Theatre St. Louis Battles Hate With ‘An American Soldier’

Posted: June 22, 2018 at 7:27 am   /   Live Theater

In addition to mounting works from their classical repertoire, Opera Theatre St. Louis also commissions new work that speaks to a modern audience by engaging them with presentations featuring contemporary themes without sugar coating or smooth edges. Dubbed New Works, Bold Voices these commissions also affords new voices to be heard both on and offstage, […]

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Interview: Styx Member Lawrence Gowan

Posted: June 21, 2018 at 10:08 pm   /   Concerts, Interviews

As Styx member Lawrence Gowan was traveling to North Carolina with his bandmates to promote their new album, “The Mission,” we discussed the band’s upcoming show in STL, and how the rest of the tour was expected to proceed.  July 8th, Styx will be returning to the Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre. According to Gowan, “It’s actually […]

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Concert Photos: Dirty Heads from Crossroads in Kansas City

Posted: June 20, 2018 at 1:43 pm   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts, Reviews

The Dirty Heads played a sold-out Crossroads in Kansas City on Monday, June 18. The group was joined by the band Iration. Dirty Heads is touring in support of it’s 2017 album Swim Team. The Crossroads outdoor venue holds 3,000 people and the venue was jam packed on Monday for the show. Dirty Heads current […]

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Review: From Black Leather to Rainbow Pants, ‘Orfeo & Euridice’ Dazzles Opera Theatre St. Louis 

Posted: June 18, 2018 at 3:38 pm   /   Live Theater

In a season filled with intrigue, passion and intense drama, Opera Theatre St. Louis‘ Orfeo & Euridice is a refreshing dose of mystic escapism.   Composed by Christoph Willibald Gluck, this new English translation, commissioned by Opera Theatre St. Louis, is based on the adaptation created by Hector Berlioz which lifted elements from the opera’s Italian and French versions and […]

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Concert Review: Summerland Tour in Kansas City

Posted: June 18, 2018 at 10:01 am   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts, Reviews

While the annual Summerland Tour has frequently made St. Louis a stop along its summer trek, this year the tour didn’t stop in the Lou, instead stopping in Joliet, Illinois and Kansas City. Summerland made it’s Kansas City stop at The Crossroads venue, which is a pretty neat little outdoor venue, flanked by a bar […]

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Concert Preview: Brian Wilson at Family Arena

Posted: June 18, 2018 at 9:33 am   /   Local

Brian Wilson will perform his Greatest Hits Live with special guests Al Jardine and Blondie ChaplinComing at The Family Arena on November 15, 2018. Brian Wilson is one of popular music’s most deeply revered figures, a legendary writer,producer,arranger and performer of some of the most cherished music in pop music history. For more than half a century, […]

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Concert Preview: Jason Mraz at Peabody Opera House

Posted: June 18, 2018 at 9:27 am   /   Concerts

Jason Mraz has announced plans for a very special fall tour. “Live In Stereo” will see the multiple GRAMMY® Award winner partnering with longtime percussionist Toca Rivera for intimate acoustic performances beginning November 23rd at Newport News, VA’s Ferguson Center for the Arts and then continuing through late December (see attached itinerary). For complete details, and ticket information, please […]

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Concert Photos: Dropkick Murphy’s and Flogging Molly at Pop’s

Posted: June 16, 2018 at 3:41 pm   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts, Movie Screenings, Music, Reviews

Dropkick Murphy’s and Flogging Molly played an outdoor show at Pop’s on Tuesday, June 12. Photos by Justin Staggs.

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