Look-Listen June 2010

White Flag Receives $80,000 Grant from The Andy Warhol Foundation

Some marvelous breaking news: " White Flag Projects has been awarded a prestigious two-year Visual Art Program Support Grant by the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts . The $80,000 grant wi... more »

Jun 30, 2010 1:43 PM Arts

Citygarden Celebrates its First Anniversary

As Steve Patterson notes over at Urban Review STL, it seems weird that Citygarden is celebrating its first birthday today -- the trees have matured, the landscaping's filled in, and thanks to care... more »

Jun 30, 2010 9:14 AM Arts

The New York Times Spent 36 Hours in St. Louis ...

...and they love us to pieces. The reporter name-checked Apop Records , the Mud House , Phd Gallery , SweetArt , the Kemper , Fred’s Six Feet Under , Citygarden , and even the long-gone Fred... more »

Jun 25, 2010 9:03 AM Arts

"A Marathon Metamorphoses" -- Abridged Edition

A Marathon Metamorphoses from The Pulitzer on Vimeo . If you haven't seen it yet: here's a very compressed version of 2009's marathon reading of Ovid's Metamorphoses , staged to accompany Ideal... more »

Jun 23, 2010 8:04 AM Arts

Mediatribe: Broken Bond

If you happen to be unsure whether you’re in the mood to see a silly, outrageous comedy or a politically charged foreign movie, there may be a compromise. The French production OSS 117: Lost in Rio... more »

Jun 16, 2010 8:37 AM Arts

Snap, Crackle, Populist

I nodded my head all the way through Judith H. Dobrzynsk's latest Real Clear Arts entry ("Time to Rethink Museum 'Populism' -- it Doesn't Work"). She writes: "Yes, Tim Burton at the Museum of Mode... more »

Jun 15, 2010 10:18 AM Arts

Mediatribe: End Game

I never followed the series Lost . I’d seen a couple of episodes, but I could sense the show getting deeper and deeper into creative debt. It’s all right to pile plot conundrum on top of plot co... more »

Jun 9, 2010 7:54 AM Arts

"Winter's Bone," Reviewed in NY Mag; Opens Nationally June 18

NY Mag 's David Edelstein has just written a glowing review of Winter's Bone , an indie film based on Daniel Woodrell's novel of the same name; some of his highest praise is for Woodrell himself. The... more »

Jun 8, 2010 4:04 PM Arts

Mediatribe: Canned Music

Lately, my favorite radio station has been...Schnucks. I’m one of those inefficient shoppers who buys food everyday instead of stocking up for the week. That means I spend far too much time traveling ... more »

Jun 2, 2010 8:18 AM Arts

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