Look-Listen September 2012

Some Light (Re)Reading to Celebrate the Peabody's One-Year Anniversary

The Peabody Opera House has been open for one year, as of October 1. Fiona Apple, Peter Frampton and Roger Daltrey have all played there. Kathleen Madigan appears later this month, on October 13 ... more »

Sep 27, 2012 12:00 AM Arts

A Conversation With Nick Lowe

“Act your age” is not advice typically given to, nor accepted by musicians. But these days, Nick Lowe is more than happy to do just that. And not only does he wear his age well—he’s 63—but he’s ... more »

Sep 25, 2012 11:00 AM Music

Making an Understatement: B. Wurtz at White Flag Projects

B. Wurtz is a sculptor who’s been making waves in art circles lately, thanks to last summer's Works,1970-2011 at Metro Pictures gallery. A sort of comfortable outsider to those in New York, cri... more »

Sep 24, 2012 2:11 PM Arts

Take a Walk on the Wild Side with the Saint Louis Science Center's New Wildlife Rescue Exhibit

Ever wonder what it’s like to hang glide among migrating cranes? Or hand-feed the tiny chick of an endangered bird species? The Saint Louis Science Center offers visitors these opportunities, ... more »

Sep 24, 2012 9:12 AM Arts

Queen in a Bottle: Wehrenberg Screens Re-Mastered 1986 Doc, "Hungarian Rhapsody: Queen Live in Budapest"

Will people spark up their lighters and hold them high at the cinema when Wehrenberg Theaters screens Hungarian Rhapsody: Queen Live in Budapest ? It won’t be all that surprising if people de... more »

Sep 19, 2012 8:27 AM Arts

A Travelogue: St. Louis' 3 a.m. Bars

There was a time that The Delmar Restaurant and Lounge was the new kid on the block. Located just inside the City limits, The Delmar was an early hit because the bars from the west, all those locat... more »

Sep 18, 2012 8:14 AM Travel

LouFest Partners With Promoters of Lollapalooza, Austin City Limits Festival

Two interesting facts came across the transom this morning: Listen Live Entertainment, the producers of LouFest, is joining forces with C3 Presents, with the goal of growing the festival: C3 produc... more »

Sep 18, 2012 7:32 AM Arts

St. Louis Symphony (Unofficially) Kicks Off the New Season with a Free Concert in Forest Park

The St. Louis Symphony opens its 133rd season the weekend of September 28 with Witold Lutosławski's Concerto for Orchestra, Chopin's Second Piano Concerto (performed by guest artist Emanuel Ax), ... more »

Sep 17, 2012 10:47 AM Arts

Thirty Years, 6,346 Performances, and One New HVAC System: Mary Strauss on Three Decades at the Fox Theatre

Six thousand, three hundred and forty-six performances have graced the stage at the Fox Theatre since its reopening in 1982, but what owner Mary Strauss remembers most is a helicopter being lowered... more »

Sep 10, 2012 7:48 AM Arts

“Old and New Conjurings,” Featuring Work by Seitu James Smith and Zimbabwe Nkenya, Opens September 7 at GYA

What an insanely jam-packed weekend for visual art. On Friday, Joan Hall's solo show opens at Bruno David , the Contemporary Art Museum-St. Louis unveils four new exhibits (including Jonathan Ho... more »

Sep 6, 2012 4:37 PM Arts

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