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Thomas Crone

Thomas Crone has covered music, culture and the arts in St. Louis since the 1980s, frequently appearing as a blogger for St. Louis Magazine. You can follow his work across social media at: FacebookTwitter and Instagram; as well as at his homepage.

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Photography by Thomas Crone

Each year in October, the volunteer-run Archon brings together folks with a geeky worldview. more

Fairs and Festivals

On November 3, Harris will present a live event dubbed A Brief History of Planned Obsolescence, billed as “a three-act / performance art / intermedia / representation of our moment in time.” more

Music

Bottle Rockets Bit Logic new album

Cary Horton

“It sounds really clean, this country band. It’s a little odd to hear in the Bottle Rockets sound, it’s different. The guitars are not in a catfight anymore.” more

Music

“We’ll clean it out, and, on Sunday, we’ll have a jam session inside and paint over the mural on the outside. We’ll make our last big noise here." more

Music

The tracks were recorded by producer Matthew Sawicki at Suburban Pro Studios. more

Music

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Julia Vogel

The group is playing Blueberry Hill’s Duck Room October 6, and will release the album that evening. more

Music

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Photography by Matt Marcinkowski

Williams is a stalwart of the local jazz scene who's known as a stellar performer, teacher, and recording artist. more

Music

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Courtesy of Shae Moseley

Their self-titled album, two years in the making, dropped last May. more

Music

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Photography by Matt Marcinkowski

Initially a solo project, then a collective, then a six-piece band, it went gangbusters till 2015, at which point a farewell show in Glasgow marked the end of the players’ time together. more

Music

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The newly minted holiday takes place Saturday, July 7. more

Dining

First, it's happening tonight. Second, these songs are, at the moment, cassingle-only—though streaming will happen soon. And third, "outrageously good" singer-songwriter Paige Alyssa is opening the show. more

Music

Created by the Kranzberg Arts Foundation and Urban Harvest STL, the garden will provide food to restaurants in Grand Center and residents in St. Louis food deserts. more

Dining

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Photo by Matt Marcinkowski

A young band by any measure, The Matching Shoe follows in a long tradition of teenage acts. more

Music

In collaboration with fellow singer/songwriter Joe Stickley and Mighty Pines bassist John Hussung, Canan’s curated a Sunday evening sensation with Falling Fences, which combines covers and originals in the live setting of a raucous Irish pub. more

Music

The track, he says, is part of a larger effort to “try to soak what’s happening around me and filter it through my experience." more

Music

The new project's titled "Hasty Drinks the Tiger's Heart." more

Music

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Photo by Matt Marcinkowski

A creative in multiple forms of art and media, Elise says her lyrical content is at the center of her music. more

Music

Appropriately enough, it's titled "Antique Electronique." more

Music

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Photo by Matt Marcinkowski

Anderson, a self-described "live guy," says it was a hard album to record. But it took his work in brilliant new directions. more

Music