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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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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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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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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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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

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“It was going to be called ‘The Lonesome Death of the Alt-Right,’ but I figured I was being childish, so decided just to call it ‘Ignoramus.’" more

Music

The reading and panel discussion are part of a national tour that will make a stop in every state. more

Literature

Soon to open on South Grand, it'll have coffee and craft brews—and a community-driven mission. more

Culture

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Legendary promoter Steve Schankman will tell 50 stories for each of those 50 years—including the ones about starting Riverport Amphitheater, and bringing a very young U2 to Graham Chapel. more

Music

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When KDHX and the Folk School merged, in 2012, the two organizations already had one important thing in common: Kelly Wells. more

Music

Last night, the dark comedy "Jawbreaker" played inside the multi-purpose Crown Room at Schlafly’s Maplewood facility. Organizer Jon Scorfina says this may be the last event at that location. more

Culture