Look-Listen November 2012

"Inside the Actor's Studio Apartment" Visits St. Louis

Being an actor in New York City is all glamour and acclaim, right? Well, eventually...they hope. But before they get there, actors, comics and creative types in the big city would do well to seek o... more »

Nov 30, 2012 11:39 AM Arts

Everything Mall is New Again: Whither Northwest Plaza?

Watching trends wither—tape-based storage media, movie musicals, or restaurants with carhops, for instance—has its compensations. Time passes. Nostalgia takes root. You don’t have to be a zombie to... more »

Nov 28, 2012 10:37 AM Arts

Typewriter Tim's Documentary Day: Massages, Glass-Pouring, and a Gig at the Venice

Don’t know what you’re doing today, but it’s probably not as interesting as Typewriter Tim Jordan’s day. No offense, of course, but you’re likely not having a day-in-the-life documentary shot on yo... more »

Nov 21, 2012 12:00 AM Arts

The Rock N Roll Craft Show: Making Black Friday a Little Bit Hipper

Rock out with your sock monkeys out November 23 through 25 at the fifth annual Rock N Roll Craft Show in Delmar Loop. The show, tucked inside the Third Degree Glass Factory , is a three-day depart... more »

Nov 19, 2012 12:00 AM Arts

These Cats Can Gel: HEARDing Cats Gelatinous Orchestra Plays the Kerr this Saturday

Rich O’Donnell, artistic director of HEARding Cats Collective, compares the collective’s musical performances to a question. “Did you rehearse the question you asked me?” O’Donnell says. “Becaus... more »

Nov 16, 2012 12:00 AM Arts

Poet Jessica Baran's "Equivalents" Wins Lost Roads' First Annual Besmilr Brigham Women Writers Award

Last winter, we spoke to poet and Riverfront Times arts critic Jessica Baran about her poetry collection, Remains to Be Used (Apostrophe, 2011) which was just then rolling off the printer. ... more »

Nov 15, 2012 12:17 PM Arts

A Star is Stillborn: The Gong Show at Herbie’s Vintage '72

There is perhaps no more quintessential artifact of ’70s culture than The Gong Show . It not only makes no sense now, it made no sense when broadcast in the '70s. Noted loon and alleged CIA assas... more »

Nov 14, 2012 8:57 AM Arts

Preview: Saint Louis International Film Festival

The 21st annual St. Louis International Film Festival kicked off last night with a screening of Silver Linings Playbook , and continues through November 18. Though SLIFF doesn't get a huge number ... more »

Nov 9, 2012 12:24 PM Arts

Slideshow: November Art Openings at Mad Art, Duane Reed and Vino Gallery

The fall arts season is in full swing, and visual-art hags have good reason to loiter in at least three area galleries with hot shows. The most anticipated art show of each year at Mad Art is ... more »

Nov 8, 2012 10:39 AM Arts

Missouri's Newest State Park Preserves the Story of the Civil War's First African-American Regiment

Missouri was home to many important battles during the Civil War; the Battle at Wilson’s Creek was the first battle west of the Mississippi, and the Battle of Westport was the largest to be fought ... more »

Nov 7, 2012 10:00 AM Arts

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