OUTTOWN is a popular weekly entertainment blog edited by award winning journalist/event producer Marcus Ma'at Atkins. It is based in the St Louis area that covers arts and entertainment events in the Illinois /Missouri area every Tuesday with a pic recap of events taken and every Thursday with an A&E news wrap up of events going on called ILLI MO A&E BITZ. It was created and established in July 2005.
Monday, December 14, 2009
OUT (ON THE TOWN) 738--OSUNLADE CD PARTY@THAXTON (12/9) CURTIS bday party@ BAR LOUIE/ELEVATIONS@THE CITY&SFF@BRANDTS (12/11)
Therre's YOURS TRULY, Ma'atAtkins holding up the OUTCAM at Elevations at the City Lounge last Friday night. Below are some of the pics from events we checked out!
Photos by Nightsociety (above pic) Monica Tyson (Osunlade pics) and Maatology Local promoter and photographer Monica Tyson shares an embrace with St. Louis native producer and artist Osunlade. Tyson and Osunlade hosted a listening party for Osunlade's newest CD, "Rebirth" off his own label, Yoruba Records. The event was at Thaxton's Speakeasy in downtown St. Louis last Wednesday.
Osunlade on the 1s and 2s.
LATER IN THE WEEK:
We attended STL singer Curtis' b-day party at Bar Louie. Here Curtis is posed with friends Shannah and Susan.
LATER THAT NITE:
We checked out WESL radio personality/event promoter Craig Blac's (middle) weekly Elevations event. He;s pictured with event DJ DJ Quinn and guitarist/producer Wildmann who was featured in a music set that night.
The duo from the event video/photography company Night Society Michael Beezy and Maurice Bishop was in the house documenting the event for its website.
THEN LATER ON:
We checked out Stress Free Fridays networking event at Brandt's in the Delmar Loop. Performing was STL jazz diva Kim Massie.
Massie rocked the house with cover tunes including a moving rendition of Gladys Knight's "You're the Best thing that Ever Happened to me."
Stress Free Friday's MarkAnthony Jones poses with guests RJ and Shaikenya