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Look-Listen September 2011

"Q," combines Aztec mythology, crime drama tropes, authentic New York City trashiness, and plenty of R-rated drive-in monster mayhem. more

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Evidence, of the L.A- based Dilated Peoples, releases his highly anticipated sophomore album. more

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This is a story about The Night That Bob Cassilly Punched a Man at the City Museum, Often and to Hardy Applause. more

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A powerful drama about grief gets the staging it deserves at Insight Theatre Company more

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Courtesy St Louis Zoo

Kenzi made her debut at the River's Edge this weekend. And if you're looking for something to do with yourself (faux flu, anyone?) while the weather's still nice, there are worse things you could do than visit a cute baby elephant... more

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Photo by Jeremy Daniel.

Blake Hammond, who plays Uncle Fester in the national touring production of The Addam's Family tells us what it's like... more

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Images courtesy of Ken Wood, Karl Jensen and Good Citizen Gallery

Last Friday, we stopped by Good Citizen Gallery to talk to artist and professor Ken Wood , whose layered, complex prints make up half of the gallery's current exhibit, Expansions and Stratificati... more

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The alt-country movement sometimes gets a free pass when it comes to the criteria by which it’s judged. After all, music genres aren’t exactly empty bottles waiting to be filled with creative juice... more

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Cementland, courtesy of The Center for Land Use Interpretation.

Around noon today, it was confirmed that the man killed in a bulldozer accident at CementLand , Bob Cassilly's wonderland-in-process on the north riverfront, was Cassilly himself. The sculptor pur... more

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Just one week left in this, the busiest danged September I can recall since bookbags and homeroom. Get out to some festivals, did we? Exhume the sweaters from their cedar sepulchre? Invest $50 in t... more

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Attendee Adam Baugher with Storm Trooper. Photographs by Thomas Crone

There’s a point at which you start blaming your family. It’s sad, but true. Because it’s your family who bought you toys when you were a child, fully expecting you take the item out of the box for ... more

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Based on a 1963 Walter Tevis novel, The Man Who Fell to Earth is touring the country in a new 35-mm print and full running time (original distribution in the US suffered from a 20-minute excision). Playing to full theaters in New York and Los Angeles, the film bears re-visiting; it’s entertaining and thought-provoking as well as just plain easy on the eyes. more

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Take this book with you. more

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He writes as vividly about boudin in N'Orleans as murder in NYC more

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STL Impov Anywhere in STLSTyLe attire. Photo by Juan Montaña

"It’s the New York group of Improv Everywhere that gave me the idea of doing crazy things in public spaces," says founder Mallory Nezam. "My favorite thing they’d done is a musical in a mall’s food court." more

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Courtesy of Ten out of Tenn

10 out of Tenn isn't a super group more

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HEARding Cats new music collective welcomes more than 40 local musicians to the postmodern cradle of the Old Post Office Plaza tonight at 6 p.m., as they perform Terry Riley's Minimalist masterpiece. more

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Image courtesy of Ross McDonnell and Isolation Room/Gallery Kit

Half the adventure seems to be in simply finding the place. Once you’re there, a gallery assistant armed with a flashlight, leads you like some latter-day Virgil down, down, down. more

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Guys with the right idea.

Prohibition, the new documentary from Ken Burns and Lynn Novick sympathetically deals with the warring sides of the American self. more

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Maureen Stanton’s "Killer Stuff and Tons of Money" is a Captivating Tale of the Antiques Trade more

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