As we say goodbye to Summer and welcome the Fall, the world of entertainment from the ILLI and MO is still turning:
THIS WEEK IN A&E: The big news story locally is the red hot St. Louis Cardinals (ABOVE) who is just one game away from clinching the National League Central Division and secure a place in the playoffs next month. They could do it tonite, Wednesday during their series with the Houston Astros. The Cards won their second game against the Astros 11-2 Tuesday. The Cards' are 2 games ahead in 1st place and if the Cards sweep the Astros, and the Cubs lose their game against the Brewers, the Cards could win the NL Central division title and secure a place in the playoffs.
On a national-regional level, Chicago resident, President Barack Obama made an appearance on the David Letterman show Monday in New York where he was scheduled to participate in the United Nations General Assembly
Along with talking about wedge issues such as the controversial health care bill, the economy and the crisis in Afghanistan, he also bantered in comedy mainly on when Letterman had a bit with a woman in the audience who brought a heart-shaped potato to the show.
Obama told Letterman: "The main reason I'm here? I want to see that heart-shaped potato.” The woman tossed the potato to Letterman and the woman agreed to let Obama keep it.
The other highlight of the interview was when Letterman asked of whether some of the nasty reactions to his health care plan is because of racism and Obama quipped, “ "First of all, I think it's important to realize that I was actually black before the election," which cuased laughs and applause from the crowd. Then Letterman cleverly responded, “ "How long have you been a black man?"
In other Obama news, after the taping of Letterman, Obama was spotted going to his Manhattan hotel and sneaked out later in gym clothes and a baseball cap to a church across the street for some basketball with his White House aides.
To peep the interview go to:
Bravo channel’s original drama “Mad Men” did a repeat of last year (as did many winners this year) in winning Best drama (along with Best Writing in a Drama Series.) at this year’s Emmy Awards. The show led in nominations with 16 (tied with comedy “30 Rock” ) It’s star St. Louis native Jon Hamm (CENTER OF PIC) lost out the Best Actor in a Drama to Bryan Cranston for best actor in a drama for AMC’s “Breaking Bad.”
In other Emmy news with local ties, Lemay. Mo. Native actress and UMSL alum Phyllis Smith, who plays the dowdy Phyllis Lapin-Vance on the hit show “The Office,” had her silver metallic gown designed by Sydney’s Closet, a plus-size dress shop in St. Louis, a spot she window shops on occasion. To peep her dress go to
With the Cards getting raves for at the end of its season, the St. Louis Rams’ are struggling during its beginning season. The Rams lost its second game of the new NFL season losing to the Redskins 9 to 7 giving them a 0-2 record. We will see if the Rams can claim its first victory when they play its home opener in St. Louis this Sunday against the Green bay Packers. But from what sports experts are opinionated, it doesn’t look good for the Rams to win this either.
In more uplifting Rams newz, two of its players Will Witherspoon (LEFT) and Josh Brown (RIGHT)gave football tips to ladies in a workshop called Football University Monday held at the Russell Training Center where the Rams train. It was presented by Barnes-Jewish and Washington University Sports Orthopedics ─ Team Physicians for the St. Louis Rams. For their time, the ladies also will receive a tour of the locker room, two tickets to the Rams versus Vikings game on October 11, a Rams tote bag . The proceeds were given to the United Way.
STL native singer Todd Sarvies survived yet another round on MTVs P Diddy’s Starmaker singing competition. Sunday, the episode featured the boys. Sarvies performed All American rejects’ “Move Along” and easily impressed the judges with his performance. Also on the episode, Sarvies’ ego is exposed by calling out contestants for not having original material like he does back in his hometown (WOW).
To see the episode go to http://www.mtv.com/videos/p-diddys-starmaker-ep-5/1621765/playlist.jhtml
Last week, the Gateway Arch floodlights was turned off so birds can migrate at night and use the stars to navigate. The floodlights on the Arch caused the birds to be confused with the artificial lights and the height of the infrastructure. As a result of the problem, birds can temporarily lose their way, get exhausted and fall to the ground and many die in collisions with buildings and brightly lit windows. The lights will be turned of fat night for two weeks and will be lit again beginning in October.
Now if we can solve the homeless problem in the city we will be OK.
Last weekend , thousands attended The 2009 Great Forest Park Balloon Race. On Friday was the Balloon Glow where attendees viewed inflated balloons lighted by their burners. On Saturday was the race where 70 hot air balloons took to the air. The balloon dropping a birdseed baggie closest to the Energizer Bunny Balloon , which began the race, was declared the winner.
The winners of the race were 1st Place: Dick Goss -- STLToday.com
2nd Place: Steve Mroz -- RE/MAX
3rd Place David Jaques -- Post Cereal
R&B heartthrob and Chitown native Willie Taylor of the group Day26 had to apologize to his fans via twitter and his own website about a hacker going into his email account and leaking of nude pics of his endowed penis on the web. The nude photos circulated last week and the singer, at first denied the photos (saying they were photoshopped) but quickly released a statement explaining that the photos were stolen and meant to be private between himself and his wife.
"It has been brought to my attention that private and personal photos of mine are currently circulating the web," Taylor said in the statement. "As a man that is barely home with his family, my wife and I share some intimate moments the best way that we can. It is incredibly disturbing that someone with bad intentions would illegally hack into my e-mail account and distribute these private moments to the world. I ask that everyone respect the privacy of my family. Also, I offer my sincere apologies to my fans.”
Hmm. Well our thing is, who was the hacker? Did they know him and his account? All this will do is spark more interested to the chart fledging band (And its obvious Taylor is the star of the group) . In this day and age of sex scandals and video tapes creating instant stars, this scandal will only breed more popularity and minutes in the spotlight (and Taylor’s inevitable exodus from the band ). We wonder if he will make a comment about the nudie pics when he and his group performs with Trey Songs and Mario next month at the Pageant?
Well, it look likes its back on stage for Chitown rapper Kanye West coheadlining with Lady Gaga in the FAME KILSL tour. They are reportedly confirmed for Scottrade Center in St. Louis on Dec. 4, with tickets going on sale at 10 a.m. Oct. 3 (He is scheduled to perform at U of I in November with jay Z as well) .
The tour at first looked in doubt after West’s outburst at the MTV Video Music Awards recently with his now infamous rip on stage during award winner Taylor Swift’s speech and taking her microphone and said Beyonce. He mentioned on Jay Leno’s debut new show last week that he wanted to take some time off. So, apparently he will do such thing after the tour.
In unrelated Kanye newz, according to reports sent by pro wrestling insiders to MediaTakeOut.com, Vince McMahon and the WWE have offered Kanye close to $10 million to show up at 3 events – two television appearances and one pay-per-view event. Word is that if he accepts the offer, Kanye would have to do some “light wrestling.” And get this, MediaTakeOut.com is hearing that Kanye is seriously considering it.
In sad newz, Chitown native rapper Commons cousin Ajile Turner died after reportedly being knocked off his motorbike in a collision with a bicycle in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, last Friday. The cyclist also died.
Two renowned female poets of different generations will be in the St. Louis area next month to present their works.
First is award winning poet and educator and St. Louis native Maya Angelou will be at SIUE, Meredian ballroom at Morris University Center, Sunday, Oct 4 at 2 p.m. ponsored by the SIUE Graduate School and the SIUE Foundation
Tickets available at the Fine Arts Box Office in Dunham Hall or by calling 650-5774.Order Your Tickets Online!
Next is Def Poet Jessica Care Moore will be live at the Missouri History Museum at Lee Auditorium, 5700 Lindell Blvd, Oct 2nd, doors @ 6pm, show @ 7pm :
Advanced tickets: $10 per person ($8 for MHM members); At the Door: $15 per person ($13 for MHM members). It will be hosted by STL poet and KMJM personality Selena J.
Award winning veteran comedic actress Lily Tomlin famous for starring in the 60s variety show “Laugh In” and such characters as Ernestine, Sister Boogie Woman, Mrs. Beasley and Edith Ann will perform at the Touhill Arts Center at UMSL, Sat. Oct 3 at 8 p.m. For ticket info go to https://touhillpac.umsl.edu/tickets/production.aspx?performanceNumber=3149
Murphy Lee on Channel 5 St. Louis' own Murphy Lee, a member of the St. Lunatics, and Keith Griffin, Editor-in-Chief at Delux Magazine talked with Jasmine Huda about upcoming projects. Murphy Lee is now infiltrating the radio waves with his own hot new single, "Mad at Me."
Murphy Lee's single features MTV and Sean "P.Diddy" Combs' platinum selling band, Day 26. The winners of Delux's "Making The Band" competition will perform live with Murphy Lee at The Home nightclub on Sept. 25.
You can also find more information at http://delux-mag.com/
Ginuwine’s next single, “Trouble” off his hit CD, “A Man’s Thoughts” has a remix with STL artists on the single. They include Chingy, Ms. Bee, Jibbs, Youvee and Potzee. Ms Bee is on the same label with Ginuwine, on the St. Louis based label, Notifi Music.
In unrelated Chingy newz, he was spotted gettin his party on at Soul Stylz’ BREATHE event at Exo last Friday.
Hit rockers Kings of Leon is coming to Scottrade Center September 30 with Special Guest White Lies! Tickets for this event are $43.50 and are available at the Scottrade Center Box Office, all Ticketmaster Ticket Centers, by phone at 800-745-3000, or online at ticketmaster.com. A per ticket facility fee will be added to all tickets purchased at all locations, including at the Scottrade Center Box Office.
On Monday, the Rickey Smiley Morning Show moved from 6 am to 5 am on weekdays 5 am from 6 am on Monday. The show can be heard in the St. Louis are on WHHL Hot 104.1.
Speaking of radio, 100.3 the Beat personality Dwight stone introduced his new monthly Sunday night show “On the Streets” with St. Lunatics member and Derrty Ent prez Ali talking on hot topics going on in the entertainment world. Last Sunday was the debut of the 30 minute segment where they talked about subjects such as Lil Mama apologizing to Jay Z, the Nelly-Ashanti spilt, Kanye West, Desperate Housewives of ATL, Obama and the health care issue, and Michael Jackson. To peep out the show go to
Several rappers swill be performing this and next month. They include:
DAS EFX AND CHUBB ROCK will Perform Live at The B Pad @ Binions*
at the FINALE of "OL' SKOOL SATURDAYS" Saturday September 26th, 2009!
$20 General Admission
$30 V.I.P. Admission--Limited
BINIONS / 5917 DELMAR-(EAST OF THE DELMAR LOOP)DOORS OPEN @ 7PM SHARP!
LIMITED V.I.P. TICKETS - (ALMOST SOLD OUT)
NO EXCEPTIONS: THE SHOW BEGINS @ 8PM SHARP!
Rapper Lil Webbie will be performing this Saturday at Plush Nightclub in EasT St. Louis, 657 East Broadway. For more info go to www.Plushstl.com
St. Louis rapper Stevie Stone is one of the support acts on the entire Tech N9ne tour, which comes to Pop’s Nov. 6. The tour also features Krizz Kaliko, Kutt Calhoun, Big Scoob, Slaughterhouse, and Glasses Malone. Tickets are $20-$25, available at Ticketmaster outlets and at the venue. Stone’s new single “Wait a Minute” is from his upcoming CD “New Kid Comin.” The CD is out Oct. 13 on Ruthless Records.
STL rapper Jus Bleezy’s JB ENTERTAINMENT presents 'THE T-MAN ATL TAKEOVER' OCTOBER 9TH-11TH RECORDING WITH SUPER PRODUCER ZAYTOVEN And ARTISTS: LIL SCRAPPY, ROCKO, GORILLA ZOE &
JODY BREEZE for T-MAN'S NEW ALBUM COMING SUMMER 2010. Ion the meantime, Jus Bleezy has a mixtape out in the streets with his artist T-Man entitled 'Above The Rest. ' To peep it go to www.midwestmixtapes.com
Underground rapper Nite Owl has made it to the Semi-Final round of Harrah's Casino "Next i-bar Star" Competition. He is one step away from the Grand Finale, where he just might take home the $10,000 prize! THIS Friday Night at Harrah's Casino in Maryland Heights (777 Casino Center Dr., near Verizon Wireless Amphitheater) Arrive no later than 8:30pm. Nite Owl goes on first. He will compete with 6 other acts for a chance to make it to the Grand Finale. THE AUDIENCE VOTES WILL DETERMINE THE WINNER.
In related Nite Owl newz, he is heating up the Net with his interveiow with www.stlhiphop.com. On it, he opens up about his beef against Boogie D program director at Hot 104.1 along with mix DJ Cuddy and his experience with the after effects of winning the Koch Madness Competition last year. Koch Madness Winner Nite Owl came gave the site an exclusive behind the scenes look at the fallout after winning Koch Madness, being banned from performing at DTP Madness (possibly opening the door for Joka to win) and the ramifications behind exposing Boogie D. OUCH! To peep it go to http://stlhiphop.ning.com/profiles/blogs/believe-the-hype-nite-owl-puts
Singer Aloha Mi’ Sho will be performing Oct. 9th and 10th at Lincoln University's Homecoming weekend and will be opening up for Day 26, Jeremih.
Congrats to STL based martial artist and University of Missouri All-American alum Tyron Woodly who recently signed a six-fight contract with Showtime.
And congrats to conceptual artist Martin Brief, sculptor and installation artist Sarah Frost and installation artist Cameron Fuller have been selected as the winners of the Great Rivers Biennial. The awards, which recognize St. Louis-based visual artists, is sponsored by the Contemporary Art Museum and funded by the Gateway Foundation. Each artist receives $20,000 and a show at the Contemporary next spring.
ON THE COMEDY SCENE:
STL comedian Arvin Mitchell and Cali musician Kevin Sandbloom will be featured this Thursday at Soul U’s Soulstages weekly event at STL Finest Bar and Grill (SEE ONGOING EVENTS BELOW FOR MORE INFO).................Comedian Jovan Bibbs will be featured @ the House of Comedy AAAAAAAAAAAAALL weekend, Sep 25-27th............. Speaking of House of Comedy, the venue is presenting Comedy and Karaoke every Wednesday (except 1st Wednesday) at 8 p.m. Hosted by STl comedians Yung One and Matt Collins. www.stlhouseofcomedy.com
TWO SETS OF PROMOTERS ARE HAVING BUS TRIPS TO U of I for the JAY Z CONCERT IN NOVEMBER
First up, STL promoter BIG TAH is planning a bus trip to U of Illinois in Champaign, Ill. For Jay z’s BLUE PRINT 3 tour featuring Fabolous, Rihanna and Kanye West, Thursday, November 12 4:00pm. Food And Drinks Will Be Provided During The Bus Ride. The 1st 45 People To Put Down A $25 Deposit Will Be Going On This Trip- Info: Phone:
Next is Film Fridays. The promotion group-- along with Xclusive Ent & Precision LLC have teamed up to take the party on the road. Their destination is University of Illinois-Champaign Urbana for the Blueprint 3 Tour featuring JAY-Z himself along with Rihanna, Kanye West & Fabolous. This opportunity is sponsored by The Evening Whirl, Grey Goose, Hogue Wine Estates and Planet Subs.
MPAC’s Mo Spoon is celebrating his b-day weekend this weekend. One of the spots is the City, located on 19th and Washington, Sept 26 at 9 p.m. Mo Spoon's birthday will be Vegas Stlye (go go dancers, crap tables and showgirls)Everybody FREE til 11 and the party doesn't stop until 1:30 in the morning. Price: $10
The rain did not stop poet/spoken word artist Corey Black for not having his video shoot of his single, “Finger In My Nose” last Sunday. He moved the set to Coffee Cartel in the Central West End. The video is said to be ready to air in mid October just in time for his CD release listening party. Details on that will be forthcoming.
The Loft Nightclub is the spot for two ongoing auditions for singers and musicians, one specifically for women.
The first is MIC & HOT 104.1 FM M.I.C. -- MUSIC INDUSTRY CONNECTIONCalling all aspiring rap artist and lyricist'sExclusive CompetitionGrand Prize: $1,000. cash, A recording contract, 3-song demo, exclusive promotions and publicity, and much more.Register for free between 8pm and 10 pm Every Wednesday at The Loft (3112 Olive St.)M.I.C. "YOUR MUSIC INDUSTRY CONNECTION"
Pegusus Wordwide presents WHOS the DIVA ON THE MIC? Diverse performances by truly gifted women, a collage of hip hop inspired performances by female newcomers ,independent female artist in soul, hip hop and beyond every TURSDAY until DEC 12 at the LOFT.Showcasing the best artistic expressions of women in independent music, arts, and beyond.An event sponsored by women for women to express themselves in the arts. Watch as the flyest take the stage for a live evening of rhythmic basslines and beautiful people dedicated to the preservation,inspiration, and up bringing of all things soulful.This event will feature hip hop, soul, spoken word, comic, and visual art from those both up and coming and those that have already and continue to make a name for themselves in their repective genres.A CASH PRIZE will be awarded to 5 Lucky Ladies so that they may continue their quest in the art of their chosen. Women, Ladies, Mothers, Daughters and Sisters now is the time to let 'em' know "WHO's the DIVA on the MIC" IT's YOU!!!!!!!!All female s are welcome to participate (St.Louis, Chicago, Kansas City, etc.). To regester or for more info call 314-473-5331 or go to www.pegasusww.com
In related auditions for divas, there is a 2009 KaraSing Diva Show Sept 27 at the JC Penny Building at UMSL (CLICK ON PIC TO ENLARGE)
Last week we were wondering if Liquid Assets’ SIGNITURE SATURDAYS was ending. But we believe that its just moved to another venue. Its no longer held at the Black Label but this weekend it is moved to the Jazz Spot on 400 Washington Ave. on the corner of Washington and 4th Street.
Ladies Free til 12am
* $100 Bottles For Guys *
* 2 For 1 Martinis For Ladies
Happy Librian Daze go to St. Louis Post’s Kevin Johnson, comedian Brandon “Hot Sauce” Glover, STL promoters Mo Spoon of MPAC and Dezmond “Wordsmith” Perkins of Konnections.
Congrats to playwright Marty K Casey who is set to get married Oct 24to her childhood friend.
STL filmmaker David Conley’s Internet pilot DNR is getting big viewership since its premier on VIMEO last Friday. Currently over 830 hits, Conley wants to get at least 10,000 before taking it to the networks in the fall to be picked up. Due to the overwhelming response, Conley is bringing it back. So, if you enjoyed it before, you can check it out again at http://www.vimeo.com/user2202643
THE PLOT: DNR tells the story about a RN who faces terror from her Iraqi war bound jealous husband after he learns of her affair with her newly appointed boss who’s being investigated by the government for the hospital’s takeover by a pharmaceutical company.
Please spread the word and try to go see it if you can!! This movie is only being released in selected cities and areas! THIS IS A MOVIE THE JUDICIAL BRANCH OF GOV'T & THE POLICE WOULD RATHER YOU NOT SEE! CHECK OUT THE TRAILER AT LEAST, AND FORWARD IT ON! The link to the movie footage for AMERICAN VIOLET is below! Featuring: Alfre Woodard, Charles Dutton, Xzibit and others. www.americanviolet.comhttp://www.americanviolet.com
MIA FILE: What happened to event promoter April Griffin?
MIA FOUND. Former CVC employee/ Socialite REBECCA RODGERS at the Salute to Excellence in Education Awards at Americas center last Friday.
BLIND PICZ. Who was the sister in the blue who was at FREETIME’s 4th Year Anniversary at the Golfhouse at Forest Park last Saturday?
BLIND BITZ. Which local STL singer was spotted at the “urban” Schnucks located on Clayton Road buying a potted rubber plant. (HINT. This singer’s brother and father are also famous in the St. Louis area)
STL-ICIOUS. Who’s HOT this week? Author/promoter Gwendolyn Jackson and promoter Mo Spoon and rapper Murphy Lee (TIE)
Gwendolyn Jackson. This mover and shaker and ordained minister is a producing partner with playwright Marty K. Casey’s Casey Entertainment & Productions. Just coming off the success of the play, “Phat Girls Don’t Cry” at the Ambassador, the production company is about to stage again the production, A HOUSE DIVIDED this weekend at Faith Church in Earth City (SEE EVENTS BELOW). There, she is also the Assistant Director of the Greeters . The play is based on her 1990s novel, "Thy Maker is Thy Husband,"
Mo Spoon. This promoter of his own company MPAC is about to celebrate his b-day weekend beginning with his monthly Eye Candy Party where ladies compete for prizes and become the month’s model for the company. This month’s event will take place at the Loft (SEE EVENTS BELOW). Then, on Saturday, he continue his b-day at City Lounge. (SEE EVENTS BELOW).
Murphy Lee. This rapper is riding the STL waves with his New MixTape “I’m Free”and gearing up for his 2nd CD, “You See Me” and the current single, "Mad at Me." with, Day 26. With a partnership with Delux Magazine, he is coming off from selecting band in a Making the Band competition for his upcoming unplugged concert Sept 25 at HOME nightclub. This week, Lee was on KSDK Channel 5 News talking about the event.
Why was actor Patrick Neil Harris’ the only entertaining person on the Emmys this year? Why did comedian and Emmy nominee Sarah Silverman wear a mustache in the crowd? Why did the black students in that now infamous Belleville West bus fight get expulsion for 2 years? (Isnt that a bit harsh?) Why did singer Macy Gray say on Dancing with the Stars say "I feel like I finally busted my cherry" after she danced? Why does it seem like she doesn’t want to be there? Why did President Obama make a bit out of the woman who had the small heart shaped potato during David Letterman’s interview on Monday? Why did Lil mama apologize to Jay Z after her drive by on his performance with Alicia Keys on the MTV VMA’s? (Doesn’t it seem like more 15 minutes for her to do that?) Why hasn’t anyone thought about getting KMJM radio personality Tammie Holland her own talk show? And, again, why hasn’t Fox 2 news/WESL Radio’s Rob Desir yet to get a Facebook page? LOL
Hot City Theatre presents NEIGHBORHOOD 3: REQUISITION OF DOOM by Jennifer Haley and diorevted by Chuck Harper A True Twighlight Zen for the 21 st Century about teens addicted to an online horror game. THRU Sept 26 nThursday and Frdiay ( 8p.m.), Saturday and Sundays (3 p.m. and 8 p.m.) Admission $25/Seniors $20 Tcikets 314.289.4063 or http://www.hotcitytheatre.org/
Nineties Hip-hop trio Bell Biv Devoe, who’s famous for being part of the R&B group new edition and their chart topping hits, “Poison,” “Do Me,” and’ BBD,” will perform at Ameristar Casino - St. Charles, Bottleneck Blues Bar in Saint Charles, MO. September 24.
CAFE SOUL SEPT 24 AT LOFT--THREE YEAR ANNIVERSARY (GO TO ONGOING BTZ BELOW)
INTO THE WOODS
The Award Winning Musical by
JAMES LAPINE & STEPHEN SONDHEIM
(Photo John Lamb)
The Magical Folks Of Into The Woods Get Ready For Quite A Journey!
GET YOUR TICKETS NOW TO JOURNEY INTO THE WOODS!
Online: StrayDogTheatre.org / By Phone: 314-865-1995
THRU - OCTOBER 10, 2009
Thursday - Saturday at: 8 PM
(Last Saturday October 10 @ 2 PM & 8 PM)
ADULTS: $20 / SENIORS & STUDENTS: $18
13 PERFORMANCES AT
TOWER GROVE ABBEY
2336 TENNESSEE AVE. / SAINT LOUIS, MO 63104
Justin Ivan Brown / Steve Callahan / Laura Coppinger
Kim Furlow / Ken Haller / Zack Huels / Kay Love / Laura Kyro
Alex Miller / JT Ricroft / Christina Rios / Deborah Sharn / Leslie Sikes
Natasha Toro / Vincent Wieck / Donna Weinsting / Jeffrey M. Wright
Directed by: Gary F. Bell
Vocal Direction by: Leslie Sikes
Musical Staging by: JT Ricroft
Twilight Tuesday Concerts at the Missouri History Museum
You can enjoy free live music at the Missouri History Museum in Forest Park. Just bring a lawn chair or blanket to the north lawn of the museum each Tuesday night through October 6, 2009. The Twilight Tuesday concert series features some of the area's most popular musicians. Each concert starts at 6:30 p.m. and lasts for about two hours.
The Remaining 2009 Fall Twilight Tuesday Schedule
September 22 - The Legacy Jazz Quintet
Friday, September 25, 2009 at 5:00pm
Saturday, September 26, 2009 at 1:30am
Black Label Gallery Lounge
758 S. 4th Street
The 16 the Annual Gateway Classic events will take place Sept 24 through Sept 26. The following is a schedule of activities that will lead up to the Classic Football game at the Edwards Jones Dome:Thursday, September 24, 2009Dick Gregory Comedy Reception - By Invitation Only( Millennium Hotel)Tickets $25.00 --Call 314.621.1994 for more information Doors open at 6:00 p.m
Friday, September 25, 2009Downtown St. Louis Partnership VIP Business Breakfast Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark Hotel Breakfast with Kentucky State University and Tuskegee University Presidents (By invitation only) 8:00 a.m.
Friday, September 25, 2009St. Louis Rams Coaches LuncheonGateway Classic Sports ComplexHonorees: TBD Tickets $25.00 12:00 NoonFor more info call the Gateway Classic Office: 314-621-1994
Friday, September 25, 2009St. Louis Downtown Partnership Pep RallyBaer Plaza, across from Edward Jones Dome - 5:00 p.m. Featuring Kentucky State University and Tuskegee Bands. For more info, call the Gateway Classic office at 314-621-1994.
Friday, September 25, 2009Lifetime Achievement Awards Scholarship Dinner Millennium Hotel . Scheduled to appear and/or perform are Chuck Berry , actor Richard Roundtree, singer Freda Payne and legendary R&B group Little Anthony and the Imperials.Honorees: TBD 6:00 p.m. Reception - 6:00 p.m. Dinner - 7:00p.mTickets $125.00 each or $1,250 for a table of 10 For more info., call the Gateway Classic Office at 314-621-1994.
Saturday, September 26, 2009St. Louis Gateway Classic Sports Foundation ParadeCo-sponsored by AmerenUE Begins at 12th and Market Streets in downtown St. Louis10:00 a.m.Saturday, September 26, 2009American Family InsurancE GATEWAY FOOTBALL CLASSICfeaturing Kentucky State University and Tuskegee University3:00 p.m.Advance tickets: $15.00, $22.00, $30.00, $30.00 Tickets available at the Gateway Classic and through Ticketmasters.Suites are also available and start at $1,040
LOOS ECANNON CLEBRITY WEEEKEAND and KARAM NIGHTCLUB OPENING Sept 25-27 (SEE MOCHAS CORNER FOR MORE INFO)
Midtown Alley Street Fest Sat. Sept 26 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Locust Street between Compton and Garrison. Info: http://www.midtownalley.com/
HIP HOP SPOTLIGHT
Legendary rappers Doug e Fresh,(PICTURED) Slick Rick and Rob Base will perform at this year’s Fresh Fest ‘09 at the Pageant Sept. 25.
St. Lunatics rapper Murphy Lee’s unplugged concert is scheduled to be at Home Nightclub in St. Charles on Sept 25. It is promoted by Delux Magazine. For more info go to http://www.delux-mag.com/.
The gospel play A HOUSE DIVIDED September 25th and September 26, 2009, at faith church in Earth City, Mo. A House Divided, will star Grammy award winning gospel artist Walter Hawkins A House Divided, is based on the novel "Thy Maker is Thy Husband,"written by Faith Church's own Gwendolyn Jackson Tickets are on sale now at all Metrotix locations and at the info desk at Faith Church NW Campus. K C Entertainment & Productions will donate $5.00 to Mercy Ministries for each ticket that is purchased at Faith Church NW Campus Info Desk. Info: http://www.faithchurchstlouis.com/events.php?event_id=215
The Sheldon presents Bettye LaVette, Fri. Sept. 25 @ 8pm Dee Dee Bridgewater: "Lady Day" Tribute to Billie Holiday, Sat. Oct. 3 @ 8pm www.TheSheldon.org for more info and tickets.
Club My House in Cali was Poppin
We went to Coffee Bean on Sunset and got a Caramel Apple Iced coffee.
We're on Melrose on our way to finally eat at La La's.
I been getting emotional last nite & today(I wasn't drunk at all) cause I got folks out here who want me 2 move here. They say I could do well here(since I grind hard)they tell me to take a chance & leave STL its scarey when opportunity ...looks u in the eye! I love STL but u never know where God may send u.U never know until u try. I'm a risktaker but I also like 2 be safe. If its time 4 me 2 grow &go, God let me know?Read More
I am full..I guess I'm on the atkins diet(my friends are) while i am staying here...its cool been eating steak and salad or chicken in salad every day no bread...i did kind of over do it at norms sunday night,but the grilled food is soooo good,and i must admit i drink a patron margarita every morning ummmm good goes with the food...(p.s.dont judge me i am on vacation)...
On Sunset at a cool little bar called Red Rock getting some food. I am talking to the bartender, she's an actress. I'm sippin on a margarita. :) Its beautiful outside.
love these Cali dj's they be clowning with the house/techno/rap mix.. I am lovin it!
its all good I get to host our vip party this fri after the movie Josh Powell of the Lakers presents Streetballers! its gonna be poppin!
LOOS EDCANNOMN/KARMA SEPT25-27
LOOSECANNON WEEKEND/ KARMA NIGHTCLUB GRAND OPENING
FOR MOCHA’s TALENT SPOTLIGHT GO TO http://maatspear.blogspot.com/2009/04/out-594-stl-tidbitz-and-more.html
If you Are female and at least 25 and have the time(max.6hrs a month) and the extra love to spare please call us asap! 314- 877-2016. Or please send me your name, address, email and cell number to my inbox. Thanks in advance...
Check out Mocha Latte’s weekly column COFFEE TALK every week in the Evening Whirl .For more info on these items, contact Miss Latte at 314.646.9917 or firstname.lastname@example.org
DA MYNISTA's SPACE
Sep 26 2009 1:00 PM Alton, IL RiverJam 09
When: Mon Oct 05 09 03:00 PM
Where: Jesus In The City [Details TBA], TBA [Baden], St. Louis, MO, US
When: Sat Oct 17 09 01:00 PM
Where: Larry Rodgers Video Shoot [Can't Stop Me Feat. Mynista], St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, US
hen: Sat Nov 21 09 07:00 PM
Where: TBA (Date Reserved), Springfield, Springfield, MO, US
Details: Details TBA
For those of you who may not know already, my official photo album is hosted at Flickr!Come through and check out some powerful photos of ya’ dude ministerin’ “in the field!” And if you have some photos of me “etting’ it in” at any of my concerts, or anything like that, please email them to me at: email@example.comI would love to have them in there! http://www.mynistamusic.com/http://www.wrapworldwide.com/[blog] Mynista T.V.]Hedz Up! A New Episode Is Up! http://www.wrapworldwide.com/
Open Mic Night @ The INNAn eclectic, electric mix of poetry, music & comedy in a Jazzy intimate setting. $3 cover free for artist who sign up for performance. @ The Cigar INN, 119 West Main, Belleville IL 62220.Hosted by Spit-Fire. Please come check out our Open Mic on 2nd and 4th Thursdays. We have some excellent artists lined up for your entertainment. Remember, doors open at 8:00, show starts at 9:00Phone: 6183550515 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone:6183044161Email:email@example.com Terroll D. Williams aka Aireez DaRychuss (A.D.) ThundaGrownd Produckshuns LLC
On Sale Event – Saturday, September 26!Along with Grand Center’s Fall festival, Dancing in the Streets, on Saturday, September 26; The Fabulous Fox Theatre will host an on-sale event for several upcoming Broadway shows. Single tickets for the following shows will be available on Saturday, September 26 at 1 p.m.: “In theHeights,” “Little House on the Prairie the Musical,” “A Christmas Carol,” “Irving Berlin’s White Christmas,” “Chicago” and “Grease.”
PHANTOM OF THE OPERA September 30-October 25 (PHOTO BY JOAN MARCUS) Performances are: Tuesday-Friday evenings at 8pm; Saturdays at 2pm & 8pm; Sundays at 2pm & 7:30pm. There is also a weekday matinee on Thursday, October 1 at 1pm. Fabulous Fox Theatre – 527 N. Grand Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63103 Tickets are available at the Fox Theatre box office and through MetroTix at 314/534-1111 or online at http://www.metrotix.com/. For pricing information, visit http://www.fabulousfox.com/.
ROB THOMAS with special guests One Republic and Carolina Liar LIVE at the Fox Theatre! Saturday, October 31 at 8 pm $53.50, $48.50 & $43.50 A limited number of Gold Circle seats are also available. Tickets Still Available! Purchase tickets at the Fox Box Office, MetroTix outlets or by calling 314/534-1111. Order tickets online at http://www.metrotix.com/.
IN THE HEIGHTS November 10-22 Performances are: Tuesdays-Fridays at 8pm; Saturdays at 2pm & 8pm; Sundays at 2pm. There is a performance Sunday, November 15 at 7:30pm and a weekday matinee on Thursday, November 19 at 1pm. Fabulous Fox Theatre – 527 N Grand Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63103 Single ticket on sale date is still TBD. Check http://www.fabulousfox.com/ for updates.
Oscar winning comic/actor Robin Williams has recuperated from heart surgery to resume hisAn Evening withROBIN WILLIAMS“Weapons of Self-Destruction”Comedy Tour. He will make his stop in St. Louis. Sunday, Nov. 1 at the Fox Theatre at 8 p.m.Robin Williams’ postponed his performance at the Fox Theatre on March 30 because of his ailment earlier this year .Tickets for the March 30 performance will be honored at the November 1 show. If you have purchased tickets to the March 30 performance and cannot attend November 1, please contact Metrotix.All remaining seats are on sale Thursday, May 14 at 10am. Purchasetickets at the Fox Box Office, metrotix outlets or by calling 314/534-1111. Order tickets online at http://www.metrotix.com/
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F5 Records and Eleven Music Magazine present Serengeti and Tony Trimm with Spark1duh?, DJ Who and DJ Crucial. Saturday, September 26, 2009 at 8 p.m. S
The Gramophone, 4243 Manchester
Serengeti has released many great albums since his debut "Dirty Flamingo" on F5 Records back in 2003. He has recently been signed to Anticon Records and has been getting rave reviews for his new album Terradactyl.
RELAUNCH of DISCLOSURE NEWSZINE NATIONAL INDUSTRY MAGAZINEPrice: $10 FOR ADULTS AND $13 FOR UNDER 21 YEAR OLDSSunday, September 27, 2009 at 7:00pm at CICERO'S , 6691 DELMAR BLVD AND A Newzine Oct 4 party ALSO IF ANYONE IS DOING A HALLOWEEN PARTY OR EVENT YOU NEED TO GET IN OUR SPECIAL HALLOWEEN ISSUE FEATURING FAT JOE - NEW GREAT RATES FOR EVERYONE'S BUDGET - CALL 314.226.2946 OR 512.646.1479 BEFORE YOU MISS MAGAZINE DEADLINE!!! Phone:3142262946Email:firstname.lastname@example.org
Grammy Award winning neo soul superstar India Arie is coming to St. Louis to perform on Sept 30 at the Pageant in the Delmar Loop
Faithchurchstlouis.com presents Happy Worship CD Release concert featuring Gregg Happy Guitar Haynes, Friday, Oct. 2 at 7 :30 p.m. at Faith church in Earth City. Mo. FREE EVENT Hosted by Pastors David and Nicole Crank with special guests Meaghan Williams, Kevin Burroughs, St. Louis native and others. Info: 314.869.6594 or http://www.happyguitar.com/
MUSIC CONFERENCE SPOTLIGHT
IM A Starr Ent. & 300 Music present Midwest Music Conference and Showcase Oct 2 and 3 at various STl venues. Guests include:Wendy Day, Founder of the Rap Coalition ; Amir Boyd, Senior Vice President of Grand Hustle ; Dr. Teeth, Video Director and Steve Raze Executive Vice President to ALLHIPHOP.COM, to name a few. Official Afterparty Saturday, October 3rd: BLACK LABEL Gallery Lounge. 758 South 4th Street. Downtown Choteau Landing. St. Louis, MO 63102. 314-621-1929. ( Presented by Precision LLC)
For more info or to RSVP go to http://midwestmusic.eventbrite.com/
Taste of St. Louis @Soldier's Memorial. Oct. 2 to Oct 4. FREE.
Four Jokers and a Queen featuring Sommore, Don “D.C.” Curry, Joe Torry, Michael Colyar, and George WillbornSaturday, Oct 3 8:00pat Chaifetz Arena, St Louis, MOComedians Sommore, Don “D.C.” Curry, St. Louis-native Joe Torry, Michael Colyar and George Willborn collaborate for an evening of laughter at Chaifetz (SHAY-fetz) Arena at Saint Louis University with “Four Jokers and a Queen" on Saturday, October 3 at 8 p.m.Price: $44.50, $51.50, $77Phone: (314) 977-5000
CONCERT SPOTLIGHT (PIC BELOW BY CARLSTON EDWARDS)
Maxwell brings his BLACKsummers' night Tour to Scottrade Center on October 9 with special guests Common and Chrisette Michele! Tickets for this event are $100, $65, $45 and $20 and are available at the Scottrade Center Box Office, all Ticketmaster Ticket Centers, by phone at 800-745-3000, or online at ticketmaster.com. There will be an 8 ticket limit per person.A per ticket facility fee will be added to all tickets purchased at all locations, including at the Scottrade Center Box Office. Additional Ticketmaster service charges and handling fees apply. For disabled seating, call 314-622-5420.
Anthony Robinson, Jennifer Poindexter & Derrick Hibbler present A NIGHTTO REMEMBER (IN A SHALAMAR WAY) 4246 McPherson Ave.St. Louis, MO 63108 US Saturday, October 10, 9:00PM 314-607-4811 The Autumnal Equinox is upon us, and with that, this celebration of Fall! Come enjoy good food, plenty of drinks (served by 2 of my favorite hostesses), and Soul! by my DJ's!
St. Louis' own David J. Harris of The Monarch Theatre Project is staging the upcoming play "Breakfast in Bed, the Voices of Domestic Violence" a on October 12, 13 and 14th t The Sheldon Concert Hall Ballroom starring STl jazz diva Denise Thimes. The play is focused on opening the eyes of those around us to the horrors of Domestic Violence, it's effects on society as a whole and how it affects each and every one of us as individuals. For more info go to its website at http://www.themonarchtheatreproject.com/, or drop an email- email@example.com call 314.827.7377.
Alive MagazIne will have its Fall fashion Week 2009 Oct 12 to 19 at various venues inclUding the headquarters Lumiere Place. One of its celebruity host will be "Project Runway" star Jillian Lewis. For more info and schedule of events go to http://www.saintlouisfashionweek.com/
R&B heartthrob/multi STL appearance artists Trey Songz and Mario with Day26 will be in concert Oct 16 at the Pageant. Songz was just in St. Louis for a FREE concert at the Venue last month and Superjam 2 at Verizon Wirelss Ampitheatre in July. Mario was supped to appear in St. Louis earlier this year at the family Arena (with Bow Wow but was cancelled0 and make an appearance at the Grand Opening Weekend of Karma Nightclub (but the opening was postponed) and Day 26 was in town twice before. The first was at a CD Release party at The Venue in April and Superjam 2 in July. Tickets go on sale this Friday. Go to http://www.ticketmaster.com/.
R&B singer and Unsung featured artist Melba Moore will perform at the Sheldon Concert hall on Oct 25 at 5 p.m. at the Sheldon Concert Hall. Tickets are $30-$65, on sale now at MetroTix outlets, www.metrotix.com, 314-534-1111, and at the venue. This concert is a benefit for Community Women Against Hardship.
FASHION FR* presents Seven Deadly Sins Fashion Show and Art Exhibit, , Oct 30 at Grandel Square Theare, 3610 Grandel Square. 7 p.m. Tix $20 Adv; $25 DOOR Info http://www.fashionfr8.com/
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St. Louis native Toriano Porter has a new book out called, “The Pride of Park Avenue.” Combining cool, reflective narrative, free-flowing prose and authentic character dialogue, The Pride of Park Avenue is a collection of emotionally charged personal essays about life, loss and pain, character-driven flash fiction passages of love and betrayal, action-helmed coming of age short stories centered on the pursuit of the American Dream, painstaking, tragedy-filled poetry and insanely written gonzo blog entries that form one of the more daring works of the last quarter century. For more info on the book go to www.myspace.com/prideofparkavenue
ANDSt. Louis Minister Releases Second Book “Amazing Grace: The Storm IsPassing Over”At a time when people are losing it all and feeling hopeless, Rev. BurtonBarr encourages us with his second book, “Amazing Grace,” that the stormis indeed passing over. After being held down by a mob, while theyinjected heroin-filled needles into the veins of this young minister, atage 21; Rev. Burton Barr Jr., was not aware of the 20 year struggle thatawaited him. Rev. Barr gives 22 lessons and examples of how he, throughfaith and prayer, was able to turn overcome hopelessness.Contact Author: Burton Barr Jr.Phone: 314-363-8679http://firstname.lastname@example.org://www.kobaltbooks.com/ The Storm Is Passing Over” Video by Rev. Burton Barr Jr.VIDEO CLICK HERE: http://www.kobaltbooks.com/KB_News_8-31-09.htm"
To fulfill its vision, the St. Louis Rhythm & Blues Preservation Society will establish a performance venue for local and nationally-recognized R&B artists. It will also develop programs to educate individuals – young and old – about R&B. The Society also has future plans to develop a museum to archive and document the history of R&B and its existence in St. Louis, which was a locus for the musical form throughout the mid 1900s. At the helm of the Society is executive director Cornelius Washington, who holds 20 years experience working with non-profit organizations in the Midwest in program management and fund raising.
The finished product will be a space that operates both as a performance venue for the St. Louis Rhythm & Blues Preservation Society as well as a fully functional restaurant. The Society, as a non-profit organization with its own board of directors, will operate independent of Reggie’s Backstage. For additional information or to schedule an interview, please contact Sarah Thompson at 314.898.8388 or email@example.com.....................
Xclusive Ent & Showtime MG present SuperStar Sundays @ The Venue (Each & Every Sunday)\Ladies 18+ to Enter21 to DrinkDoors Open at 10Everyone Out at 3Mista DJ on the micDJ Shock on the 1s & 2sAttire: Grown & Sexy - Dress code will be enforced. (Mature audiences only)FREE secured parking avabile. VIP Access & Booths are also available -- Please contact immediately for inquiries. Drink specials ALL NIGHT!Email:Location:5960 Dr Martin Luther KingSaint Louis, MO ++++++++++++++
Hypeman Big Terrance will host Black Sundays at Black label . DJ Epic will be on the 1s and 2s. The event will be Sponsored by Party Boyz ENT , Info: 314.795.8523…. +++++++++++++++++++
The Sunday Nite Mixx Tape at the Delmar Lounge, home of the hottest industry night in the loop. You have been workin hard all week and now it’s time for you to relax and enjoy Libations from your favorite Lounge and Tunes from your favorite DJ. Every Sunday Night we host a feast for your ears. The Sunday Nite Mixx Tape is connecting the musical dots with latin, funk, soul, rock and hip hop. Constantly searching for the perfect beat, DJ Up-Town takes you on a worldwide journey, all from the comfort of St. Louis’ favorite late night chill spot.Sunday Night specials$2 Domestic Beer$2 Wells$3 CallsDoors at 11pm DJ Up-Town, The People’s Champ, on the 1’s and 2’s takin’ care of you all night long with special guest DJ Jzen...Tell you friends and come relax and let loose.www.myspace.com/djuptownstlmyspace.com/thedelmar
NEW: Arvin Mitchell presents Funny 1st Sundays at House of Comedy, 19th and Washington, doors at 7 p.m.; Show at 8 p.m. Sunday, September 6, 2009 Time: 3:30pm - 6:30pm Location: 1931 Washington Ave Email: arvinmitchell2005@YAHOO.COM
Every last Monday of the month after that, H2 Café Hip Hop Mondays will host” iSPEEK “.....a monthly event showcasing local poets ans spoken words artists from the St. Louis area along with artists from around the country. The 1st installment of iSPEEK will feature :$5 @ the doorLADIES FREE TILL 11pmWe will also have theOPEN MIC FREESTYLE SESSION goin on like each and every Monday Night.DJ SPEC &DJ TRACKSTAR are the tune selectors..Hosted by:ROB BOO2 for 1 Well Drink/ Import Beers.Any artist wanting to be booked, please contact me firstname.lastname@example.org;314-443-4129 or hit me up onFacebook. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
MartiMartini Madness Mondays at Premium Lounge, i 4 p.m. 4199 Manchester Road at Boyle...Phone: (314) 652-8585
NEW: BFG Entertainment presents Gong Show at the Ambassador, 9800 Halls ferry every Tuesday. Calling all dancers, singers, rappers, etc. win cash prizes. Doors open at 7 p.m. $2 admission before 9 p.m..
Darius Bradford’s The Big Joker present Funny Phat Tuesdays located inside Lights On Broadway Twilight Room/Lights on Broadway in New Baden. $10.
STl Finest Bar and Grill 8031 W. Florissant Ave. (New Northland Shopping Plaza) Tuesdays , Open at 7:00 - Show at 8:00 (Prompt) Hosted By: Abbey The Truth $5 Cover ($3 for Soul Pass Members)$3 Dollar Martini's ALL NIGHT! $1 off Appetizers from 7-8 3143877157 Email: email@example.com
RFT Lifetime Achievement Award winner jazz artist Kim Massie performed every Tues and Thursdays at the Beale On Broadway located at 701 s. Broadway. Shows start at 8 p.m.
UPDATE: JE presents Soul Sessions every Thursday .at the House of Comedy on 19th and Washington . Live music brought to you by Music Unlimited; DJ Enoch Is Real on the 1’s and 2’sOpen Mic for poets, singers, spoken word,comedians and musiciansSign-up is from 8:00-8:45, so artist get there early!!Door prizes and give-aways For more info and venue info contact www.myspace.com/soulsessions01
DJ Needles and Promoted by RK of Precision Start Time: 9:30pm Location: SUGAR Lounge (14th & Washington Ave. Street: 1405 Washington Ave AMPLIFIED Wednesdays is your new means of giving St. Louis’ own, DeeJay Needles, a reason to share with you the relationship of the input to the output of an amplifier with his unique style of spinning ALL your favorites.Enjoy a FREE evening at SUGAR Lounge in the Downtown Loft District with a plentiful list of drink specials courtesy of...well, you never know! Just be prepared to relax, dance and drink your way through the HUMP DAY! Phone: 3147042808 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org +++++++++++++++++++++++++++
DJ Epic presents Happy Hour at TJ Billy Buffets, 9004 Overland Wednesdays at 5 p.m. Free BBQ and cheap drinks. Info: 314.427.1616 email@example.com +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
STL Comedian Maurice G already has the comedy scene in the Lou on lock with Funny First Thursdays, now he’s promoting Monday Night Football at Smoking Joe’s on 19th and Washington every Monday. At the venue, they have Big Screens along with food, drink specials, & music! There also will be weekly Spades, Dominoes, and Madden 10 tournaments. For more info callPhone:3147809414Email:firstname.lastname@example.org
Metropolis has a Monthly Wine Tasting the last Tuesday of the month...go to http://www.mstl.org/ for more information.
Made Monarchs + Soul UPrice: $5 ($3 for Soul Pass Members)Wednesday, September 30, 20097:00pm - 11:00pmMercury (Downtown STL)1025 Spruce StMade Monarchs + Soul U = $DOPE
Waiting For The DJ:
This event will Focus on & Feature a different DJ every month. We’re striving to elevate the level of appreciation for the DJ and RE-EMPHASIZE the importance of the DJ. Without the DJ, there is no party. With this NEW monthly event, we hope to bring back the original party starters….. To Kick This Event Off Is None Other Than The Soulition's DJ Needles Rockin’ Nu Soul & True Hip Hop For You TRUE Music Lovers!
St. Louis native and Last Comic Standing runner up winner Lavell Crawford is returning to his hometown to host at the Ambassador, , for Fun E. Katz’ the Return of Funny 1st Thursdays series. $15 in advance $25 at the door 314- 780-9414
METROPOLIS STL EVENTSJoin Metropolis weekly for a social bar hop! Each week our “Walk Captain” picks a different Saint Louis neighborhood for us all to explore together. This event is every THURSDAY...go to http://www.mstl.org/ for more information
Atomic Cowboy presents The Basement Thursdays 10pm-3am 18 and up $5 before 1:30am FREE after 1:30 bringing in touring acts every week. MC’s come in and network...get yourself on the road and chat with the top locals. Fans come in to hear the newest in underground Hip Hop. Atomic Cowboy, 4140 Manchester Ave. 314.775.0775
SOUL U presnest SOUL STAGES Thursdays at 7:00pm
STL's Finest Bar & Grill, 8021 W. Florissant (Northland Shopping Plaza)
Café Soul every last Thursday the Loft on Olive in Midtown. Info: 314. 504.7405 and Email:email@example.com
Poetry@Legacy: Weekly SLAM Thursdays, winner gets $50located at 5249 Delmar, at 8pm .Info: 314.361.2182
Urban Hang Suite at Legacy Bookstore.located at 5249 Delmar, at 8:30 p.m.Fridays , where poets are featured, a new poetry set at Legacy Books & Café (5249 Delmar). . Info: 314.361.2182
NEW: Mue, Vinyl Kingz and Derrty DJJs present Class with Cleavage at Escalade (formerly Hadleys), 7828 Olive Blvd. Every Friday. DJ Nasty Nino on the 1s and 2s, Admission $5. Cash prizes. Ladies freeb until 10:30 p.m. For more info 314.726.3250.
Blackmons Plaza presents Funny First Fridays Comedy Explosion and Afterparty Hosted by Jaylee Thomas, located on Collinsville AVE in East St. Louis. Doors at 10 p.m., Show at 11 p.m. $10 Cover. Info: 618.531.8522
Club Casino resents Funny Fridays every 1st and 3rd Fridays hosted by Ms Funy, doors at 7 p.m., Show at 8 p.m., located at 6830 State Street in East St. Louis, $20 fee no Drink Minimum. Info: 618.920.0953 or 618.972.0987 +++++++++++++++++++++++++
Silky Sol will perform at the Jazz Spot on Washington 2nd 4th Saturdays at 8 p.m. FOR RESERVATIONS CALL THE JAZZ SPOT AT 314-588-7866. She is also asking folk to hit her THE WEB SITE GUEST BOOK to CAFÉ A PRIVATE INVITE TO THE CD RELEASE PARTY of her CD, “A Grown Woman Talkin” IN AUGUST. Go to http://www.redafroqueen.com/
Every Last Saturday is Urban, the best kept secret on S.Grand. Resident selectah Enoch IS Real spins groovy tunes from the diaspora with the best of 1970’s cinema funk from Bollywood as the genre of choice on the top half of the nite. Also singer and guitarist Mario Pascal Charles will perform original Global fusion along with earthy percussionist Duane ‘Jingo’ Williams, and Raven Wolf on sax and flute. This alternative function will take place in the quaint but funky URBAN located at 3216 Grand&Wyoming and is FREE and open to the public. Needle drops at 10, performances at 11, don’t miss out!mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org +++++++++++++++
Metropolis has Downtown Walking Tours Every Saturday 10 a.m. thru October $5 per person...go to http://www.mstl.org/ to get starting locations
Legendary artists are celebrated in the St. Louis, some with a St. Louis base. Starting with the late legendary choreographer/anthropologist and East St. Louis resident Katherine Dunham will be highlighted in an exhibit at the Missouri History which started this week. Go tohttp://videos.stltoday.com/p/video?id=3163257 \
STL designer Jon Erickque has his own radio show on Blog talk radio called, “Living Room.” To peep it go tohttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/communicationiskey/2009/08/29/Jon-Erickque-Living-Room
Metro Arts in Transit’s Poetry in Motion contest is accepting entries for 2010. Fifteen poems will ride Metro trains or buses. The poems will be selected for publication and reproduction on posters that will include visual imagery relating to the subject of the poem. The winners will receive a $50 award and will be invited to read their poem at the Reading Ceremony on Thursday, May 20, 2010 at the Regional Arts Commission. Submittals will be judged by STL writers Byron Lee, Debra Rudder Lohe, and Denita Elaine Robinson to name a few.. To read more and dowload a contest form, go to http://www.artsintransit.org/
CHECK OUT http://www.louflicks.com/ , http://www.lbphoto1.com/ or http://www.nightsociety.org/ for photos from each event!
Award-winning STL painter and artist Daniel Hodges has commemorated a painting for sell in celebration of President Barack Obama’s historic win of the Oval Office. For more info go to http://www.danielhodges.com/
Photographer King Yella is making history capturing photo print Gateway to Change available to the public. Yella took flicks when Obama came to St. Louis late last month. For info on the photos go to http://www.kingyella.com/
If you wanna see what crime is goin on in your hood, just go to http://www.crimereports.com/
Those looking for a good throwback party, on wheels no less, should check out the Old School Skate Reunion. It goes down this and every Wednesday from 8 p.m.-midnight at St. Nicks, 1805 Lucas Avenue downtown. DJ Reminise will spin the ’70s, ’80s, and ’90s skate jams all night. The event wants to bring back the glory days of skating at Saints and the Palace.Practice skate sessions run from 7 p.m.-8 p.m.Admission is $5 before 8 p.m. and $7 afterward. Costs include skate rentals at this 25-and-over event. Old School Skate Reunion is sponsored by Brainstorm. For more information call 314-392-7882 .
Children of Promise Learning Center is currently enrolling. Located at 4231 N Grand Blvd. 6 weeks to 6 years. To enroll or be a sponsor call 314.371.1308 ++++++++++++++++++
Eccentric Soul: The Young Disciples” CD featuring the 1960s East St. Louis group For more info go to http://www.numerogroup.com/catalog.php?subcat=Eccentric%20Soul
STL-TV’s popular “The Best of the STL” can be seen on Saturdays at 11 p.m. on CW 11.
Floyd Boykin hs a new GreetingCard Line “POETICBYDESIGN.” Log on to and purchase ANY single card, your name with be automatically placed into our internet raffle. For each card that you purchase, your name will be placed into the raffle again, which will give you a better chance of winning. If you have any questions, please contact us at email@example.com , or call 314-517-8764. +++++++++++++++++++++
DJ Sir Thurl will DJ your birthday party for FREE!!!Have “The Official Party Starter” DJ Sir Thurl from 100.3 The Beat Aka Mr. Myspace DJ for July Spin at your birthday party FOR FREE!!! All you have to do is call 314.551.9872 for the details or email: firstname.lastname@example.org You must be 21 years of age or over to receive this special!
Rance John Styles and barbering, located in the luxurious Benton Park Neighborhood, 2909 Jefferson. 314.772.7511 email@example.com +++++++++++++++++++++
PIECES OF A DREAM” One of the most critically-acclaimed, powerful independent films of our generation!!! ORDER IT NOW AT http://www.one-wayproductions.com/ orBy calling the Customer Service toll free# at 888-418-8637 Mon.-Fri. between 10am – 5pm (CST) & selecting option #2 (accepting debit/credit cards & checks/money orders) Get the “Pieces Of A Dream” Feature Film DVD / the Music Soundtrack CD individually available for $13 + shipping/handling orGet the “Pieces Of A Dream” Combo Pack (Both the DVD & CD) for $23 + shipping/handling. Fans worldwide are responding and joining the “Conscious” Film Movement!!! Snapping up more than 30,000 copies of the independently produced “conscious” film “PIECES OF A DREAM” DVD & Music Soundtrack CD,since it’s worldwide release in December 2007.
Good Shepherd Infant and Toddler Center, 5990 Page. Now Enrolling. School age children welcome. Info: 314.725.5710
Catch all the latest STL entertainment sites, sounds and interviews at http://www.ohhmy.net/ or http://www.ohhmyonline.net/
For your hip-hop ministry and Christian music services check out Mynista’s website at http://www.reverbnation.com/mynistaakadoctawuzdead?eid=591050_2558942 +++++++++++++
Check out author and activist Keith Boykin’s website Daily Voice at http://www.thedailyvoice.com/
Hear new music from STL singer’s Silky Sol’s new CD, A Grown Woman talking” go to http://www.myspace.com.redafroqueen/ or http://www.redafroqueen.com/ +++++++++++++++++
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Bosley and Associates Traffic Law Centers .Suspensions, Speeding. Revocations. DWI. PointProblems. Accidents. Frison ‘s Flea Market, 7025 St.Charles Rock Rd., Fri-Sunday 9 am-5 p.m. or Big TopFlea Market, 367 Chambers Road. For more info, call314.621.1744
Pre-Paid Legal Services Inc. Patrinna Wiley & Eric LaGrone Independent Associates Small Business and Group Specialists Identity Theft/Restoration Services We give members access to professional legal counsel not only for traditional legal problems, but for everyday events such as buying a house or a car, creating a will, handling a problem with an insurance company, dealing with identity theft, and much more where legal review should be routine, but rarely is. These events can be among the most important events in a person’s life, yet there is a tendency for them to take place without proper legal review. For Pre-Paid Legal members, access to legal counsel is only a toll-free phone call away. Call to set up your appointment.Office: (314) 837-6779 Cell Patrinna: (314) 581-9888 Cell Eric: (314) 713-7803
For modeling tips, go to Rocky J’s website .http://www.worldmodelcoaching.com/ +++++++++++++++++++++++ +
Friends and partners of STL TV,Keep up with what’s going on with STL TV.We truly appreciate your support!ThanksAndre HolmanVideo Production ManagerSTL TV314-552-2988http://firstname.lastname@example.org://www.stltv.net/ +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
Check out blog http://www.sistersnineties.blogspot.com/ for local literary group Sister’s Nineties Afrocentric literary activities for the family and youngsters. ++++++++++++++++
Check out Diversity Gallery and Cultural Café, for all of your naturalhair and beauty needs as well its café located at 6150Delmar Blvd. in the Delmar loop.For more info call314.721.3361 or email at email@example.com
For body painting, makeup, face painting wigs andother special effects, contact Notice Me Award winner Jessica Dana at http://www.jessicadana.com/ or go to www.myspace.com/jessicadada13
Check out STLdee-jay Enoch online with his own radioplaylist.The Flow: Music Lounge. Peep it out at http://www.flowink.com/player-popup.html or go to his myspace page www.myspace/enochisreal.
STL videographer and Notice Me Award nominee/ Traffic Music Award winner Dana Christian has a website where people can send their professional music videos and films to get exposed. It is http://www.spitflix.com/ .
STL Mo’b is making his name known as an urban event videographer. To peep his videos, you can check them out on YOUTUBE on his site “mobvideos.” You can type in “314 day” and you will see his videos as well. If you wanna book him to tape your event or gig, you can email him at firstname.lastname@example.org
FOR COMMENTS OR FEATURE E-QUESTS SCOOP INFO, HIT ME UP AT MAAT.ATKINS@GMAIL.COM!