ITS THURSDAY—A NEW DAY
TIME TO GET TOWNED!!!
Prayers still go out to Port Au Prince, Chile and now the miners in West Virginia
As we continue our celebration of ILLIMO poets during National Poetry Month, we highlight East St. Louis native poet/educator Eugene B. Redmond.
IN THE A&E NEWZ: THE BIG ILLMO NEWZ STORY WAS:
President Barack Obama throwing out the first pitch at the Phillies, Nationals game at Nationals Park in D.C. Monday to boos from the crowd.
From reports, there were two waves of boos. The first came when he walked out of the dugout and onto the field. But then, as Obama reportedly took the mound wearing a red Nationals jacket, was when the boos got louder when he took from his glove a folded Chicago White Sox cap, shook it open and put it on his head.
As far as his pitch to the Nats catcher is was far from luster. He reportedly completed his delivery, using the familiar motion some commentators have in the past derided as a "girl toss." The ball floated, slowly and with great loft, in the general direction of home plate, but -- metaphor alert! -- wild and far to the left.
The man assigned to catch this balloon, Ryan Zimmerman, jumped up from his crouch behind the plate and took a couple of quick steps to his right, meeting the ball when it finally came down behind, and on the wrong side of, the batter's box.
There were reportedly shouts of "ohh" in the crowd. Screech, the Nationals' mascot, signaled that the pitch was a ball. But Obama seemed to think it a success. He did what looked to be a small fist-pump celebration before leaving the mound.
And now, back to the White House. LOL
Award winning singer/actress Jennifer Hudson has been on the promotion frenzy talking about her 60 plus pound weight loss through her new sponsor Weight Watchers. She is the new spokesperson for the diet company’s new campaign and has appeared in TV commercials talking about what she has experienced in her quest to lose weight.
In an advertisement for Weight Watchers, the singer and actress Jennifer Hudson says she is “a jean size smaller” and “a confidence size bigger.”
Hudson, followed a Weight Watchers program for several months After givingborth to her first child in August , tracking what she ate, intensifying her exercise routine and meeting weekly with a diet coach.
Hudson says in one television spot that “I’ve never been this size in my adult life” — are on display in three 30-second and one 15-second commercials, which make up the Weight Watchers campaign. The commercials show a slimmed-down Ms. Hudson, who competed on “American Idol” in 2004, and are meant to convey that she is a “regular woman who has struggled with her weight, but has found a winning formula that works for her life.”
J Hud mayhave won on the weight battle, but she got panned harshly for her rendition
Of “One Shining Moment” following the following the NCAA tournament final saying it was a too packaged, too much of J Hud and not of the NCAa tourney and that she was off key.
To see the video go to http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/04/06/one-shining-moment-2010-v_n_526750.html
Speaking of baseball, the Cardinals' Albert Pujols is back in form during his back spasms when he hit a solo home run in the first inning during the season-opening game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Cincinnati Reds Monday . The first baseman Pujols solo home run(his 34th) gave the Cardinals a boost win they won 11-6.
And in other Cards newz, CW 11's Julie Buck broadcasting live from Joe Buck's on Clark Street in downtown STL along with on air personalities from Z107-7, 93.7 The Bull and Majic 104.9 broadcasting from all over downtown as St. Louis get's ready for the Home Opener! Starting at 11am. Joe Buck's is at the corner of Clark and 10th Street. Live Music! Win Baseball Tickets! See Fred Bird!
Comic/actor Jon Lovitz’s shows this week at Comedy Etc., at the Ramada Inn n Fairview Heights, are off. Lovitz was scheduled to perform Thursday-Saturday. There was no further info as to when or whether the shows will be rescheduled.
Several concerts are coming to the ILLMO area, specifically the STL:
Grammy Award winning Missouri native Sheryl Crow will headline the Missouri State Fair on Aug. 21 in Sedalia. 2010 Grammy Award winner Colbie Caillat is opening for Crow.Tickets go on sale at 9 a.m. April 29 at Ticketmaster outlets
Jazz superstar and actor Harry Connick Jr will be at the Fox Theatre June 11.
Grammy Award winning Contemporary Christian artist Amy Grant will perform at the Touchill for the Arts April 25.
Grammy award-winner and native St. Louisan, Sara Sant’Ambrogio, who's the daughter of John Sant’Ambrogio, former principal cellist with the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, will be in her hometown on May 11 performing in “Cellofest” at The Sheldon Concert Hall.
And lastly, the rescheduled concert of FRANKIE VALLI& THE FOUR SEASONS will be Friday, June 4 at The Fox Theatre.
This is the rescheduled date from the February 27 performance that was postponed. All tickets purchased for the original date of February 27 will be honored for the new date of June 4.
St. Lunatics and blood brothers Murphy Lee and Kyjuan are launching a new TV show that will be featured on STL-TV and the web. The show, “Good 4 You” is set to debut in early summer and will focus on healthy eating and cooking. And speaking of Kyjuan, he is set to celebrate his b-day this weekend starting at Karma Nightclub with a Liquid Leggings Contest for the ladies at a special edition of Loose Cannon's Friday Night Fixx(SEE MOCHA';s CORNER BELOW). On Saturday he hosts a BBQ party at Black Label where folks gotta dress to impress (BBQ and dress clothes. hmm. LOL) and on Sunday he hosts a comedy show featuring Lil Dural and Darius Bradford at the Ambassador Tickets $10.
And speaking of Froday Night Fixx, next Friday, Karma will
PRESENT A SPECIAL EDITION OF THE FRIDAY NIGHT FIXXFRIDAY APRIL 16TH with PARTY BOYZ PERFORMING THEIR HIT SINGLE "FLEX" (SEE MOCHA'S CORNER BELOW)
Congratulations to Shock jocks Woody and Rizzuto on winning Metromix Mic Madness 2010..In addition to winning bragging rights, the winner will also be featured in a :15 promotional spot to air on KSDK-Newschannel 5 and on metromix.com.
On Saturday, DELUX MAGAZINE will present two parties at the same time, in two different cities involving the launch of two projects involving its magazine. In St. Louis, they will have APRILS ISSUE RELEASE PARTYat the City Lounge and live via sattlelite & THE LAUNCH OF DELUX DALLAS!!!! HOSTED BY CHINGY For vip info469.222.7845(DALLAS)314.479.0663(ST. LOUIS)
The Memorial Day Old School Jam with SOS Band and Midnight Star is May 30 at the Ambassador
Momme makeover/Mrs. St. Louis Ola Hawatmeh had a launch party in NYC for her new Pam Ola Couture lst Friday at thr Greenwood Disco Club in Manhattan. Go to http://www.olastyle,net/ for pics!
Majic 104.9 presents Fabulous Fridays at The Venue on Skinker and MLK Don't miss SILK in concert on Friday, April 9! It's a free concert and free drinks for ladies from 5-7pm. Doors open at 5pm. The Venue....St. Louis' biggest and sexiest Vegas style 3 level night club!
STL dee-jay and STL rap pioneer Charlie Chan Soprano is back on an European tour with DMC. Just recently he facebooked this message: " I just killed it in Antwerp, Belgium I rocked 10,000 people only issue I had was every time me or DMC talked 2 the crowd we kept saying wazzup Brussel and the crowd had a funny look on their faces. We needed a Twix moment." The last Eurpean tour Chan wa son with DMC was in late 2009.
Speaking of facebook messages, here's what St. Lunatics memebr /Derrty ENT CEO Ali had to say about actress Lisa Raye's new reality show, "The Real McCoy," after viewing the first episode: : "Lisa Raye Is Out of here (sic) Mind....She want 7Million Dollars from her Ex-Husband. She say Bcuz she aint been working or going on auditions...What !!! ???.....She was in Players Club, Beauty shop & all Of Us...she might-as-well Had been on soul Plain (sic) or dance at the pink slip. Women Kill me asking 4 money like it's there's !!!!Golddigger !"
Majic 104.9 radio personlaity/poet Selena J will be having a big 3-0 party at Exo next Friday and her special guest will be Grammy Award nominated singer Eric Roberson.
Finalists in CinemaSpoke screenplay competition were announced. The five screenwriters' screenplays will receive partial readings, one a month from April through August, with the winning script receiving a full reading at the 19th Annual SLIFF, held from Nov. 11-21, 2010.
The finalists and the titles of their scripts, with the reading date:
April 20: Dan Kelley’s “The Violets in the Mountains”
All readings will be held on a Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Dana Brown Rehearsal Hall/Rialto Ballroom on the fourth floor of the Centene Center for Arts & Education, 3547 Olive St. in Grand Center. The readings are free and open to the public. On each evening, the first 30 pages of a script will be read by actors, with judges offering critiques and the author responding to questions from both the judges and audience members
And the biggest nominees were
Poets Corey Black (left) and 16 Bars (right)
Soul U's Xplicit and Dj 76 Kid (left) and poet Ms. Nterpretation (right)
Corey was the top nominee with five nominations including Poet of the Year and Best New Poet. Tied with four nods are 16 Bars, Nterpretatioon and Soul U.
****Best New Poet****
Poetic One, Teddi B Poetic, Cy' Real, AD, Robia Iggnyte, Timothy Goldman, Corey Black
****Best Male Poet****
16 Bars, Knowledge, Xplicit, Brother Ting, Corey Black, El Thought
****Best Female Poet****
Lightning, Kels, Ms Nterpretation, Poetic One, Robia Iggnyte, Her Reflection
****Most Animated Poet****
Corey Black, Robert Dillard, Louis Conphliction, Lightning, Abbey The Truth, Sir Ervin Williams
****Most Freakiest Poet****
Mocha, Lyrical Picasso, Lightning, Awweshit
****Most Influential Poet****
El Thought, Ms Nterpretation, 16 Bars, Brother Ting, Floyd Boykin Jr, Shea Brown
****Poet of the Year****
16 Bars, AD, Teddi B. Poetic, Xplicit, Corey Black, Ms Nterpretation
****Best Poetry Venue****
Legacy, Culture Café, Black Label, House of Comedy, Not Just A Bookstore
****Best Poetry Show****
Sistah Speak, Legacy – Friday, Shop Poetry, SoulSTAGE, SoulSessions
****Best Poetry Show Host****
Abbey The Truth – SoulSTAGE, Patricia – Sistah Speak, Louis Conphliction – Legacy, Seven Seas – SoulSessions
****Best Poetry Show DJ****
Enoch is Real – Legacy, Trife Trizel – Soul Sessions, DJ 76kiD – SoulSTAGE, DJ Epic – Shop Poetry
****Promoter(s) of The Year****
MK Stallings, Soul U, NHUSM, JE Entertainment, Shop Poetry
****Best CD (Male)****
16 Bars, AD, Brother Ting, Teddi B Poetic, Corey Black, Fiyah Poet
****Best CD (Female)****
Lightning, Poetic Bliss, Ms Nterpretation, Robia IggNyte
All Nominee's will receive a Gift Basket.
A New Round of voting will begin next week......Stay Tuned!
Hmm, we see that Xplicit and 16 Bars are nominated for Male Poet. What's this we are hearing about a supposed beef between these two poets? Hmm, guess we will see if either brotha wins.
And speaking of poets, Fofeet made a faux paus on the air somewhat when she called in this week on the Tony Scott Show to chime in about STLians pronoucining streets incoreectly . Well, she said that people mispronounced the street, Choteau, well she proncouned it sha-TOW with emphasis on TOW but Tony Scott said to her that people who called earlier sais that its pronounced SHO-tow. Then , she thought about it and said, "I think you're right." Both Scott and his co-host Tammie Holland teased her by giving her the gas face. LOL
Promoter Big Tah is up and at em again with the bus trip excursions (last month it was the ATL) when next month his promotions company 3 WAY PROMOTIONS- PRESENTS MEMPHIS IN MAY on May 21. he is seeking a bus load of folk to party with him for 3 DAYS 2 NIGHTS HITTING UP THE HOTTEST CLUBS, THE MALLS- THE RESTAURANTS- LANDMARKS, ETC.
Congrats to model Joe'l Grayson who won Liquid Assets' Notice Me Awards' People's Choice Award.
STl promoter Larry Blue is having a "Still 30 Something" BIRTHDAY PARTY
April 17, at BAR ITALIA'S...LUNA LOUNGE. He aslo will be celebrating with socialite .DEANNA CARROLL
Speaking of club openings in East St. Louis on Collinsville AVE, Club Fava is having its official Grand Opening (after being open for ma few months) also this Saturday. ERR BODY FREE ALL NIGHT...and they stay open til 6 in the MORN.
B-DAZE to Rapper/label owner Kyjuan, singer LeAndra (PICTURED) and poets Poetic One and Aireez da Ruchuss.
OUTTOWN would like to give a shout out to comic and co-host of The Monique Show, Rodney Perry, who answered our email about meeting him recently at the Fox Theatre after Monique's show where she was and taking pics in the venue's lobby. We told him in the email that we had pics and a story of him and Mo on OUTTOWN and to recognize me, that I was the one who had given him my last biz card that he teased cuz it was raggedy.
Join me on Notifi Radio co-hosting with Dwight Stone on his show weekdays from 2 p.m. to 6p.m. Check it out at http://www.notifiradio.com/
I will be on Bar Talk on The Jon Erickque show that will be taping on April 11 at Survior Sity
1956 North BroadwayFree to Attend Doors open at 2pm show starts at or around 2:45 to 3pm
MISTACOUTURE auditions are coming up. To view details go to http://maatology.blogspot.com/2010/03/mistacouture-auditions.htm
If you know anyone who is seeking employment as a security officer, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
IN THE M.I.A. FILE--Where is promoter/TV host/model Maxine Big Sexy" Elbert?
BLIND BITZ. Which STL socilaites are together as a couple but keeping it under wraps? (HINT. Its a male--female couple, He is a local producer with national ties who's first and last name initials are the same as a popular 90s R&B singer who replaced a popular member of this legendary 80s group. She is a singer from the STL area who's stage name initalis are T.A. )
PRO-MO-CIAL-I-CIOUS. Which promoters/socilaites got it in this week? Promoter Mocha Latte and rapper/UC ME label co-owner Kyjuan
Mocha Latte. We are need to name the female side of this section the Mocha Latte Section. LOL. But this sista keeps bringing it each and every week and this week is no excpetion as she comes off from being recognized among several women with an ward at the first Divas of the Lou Showcase at the Ambasador, she, as always, will host at Karma Friday and Saturday for Loose Cannons Friday Night Fixx (with Kyjyans b-day bash part one and Leggings contest), and Sutra Saturdays.Also, she will be a judge in the Mistacouture Audtions on Saturday which will take place this weekend at Chesterfield MAll.
Kyjuan. This popular St. Lunatics member is about to get it in all this weekend. The rapper/label and fashion owner is about to celebrate his born day at three different clubs . First, at Karma with a Liquid Leggins Contest (SEE MOCHAS CORNER BELOW), then at Black Label on Saturday (SEE BITZ ABOVE) and a comedy show at the Ambassador featuring Lil Dural and Darius Bradford (SEE BITZ ABOVE). He also made news recently about him and his brother fellow St. Lunatic Murphy Lee will host their own cooking show called "Good For You" on STL-TV this summer.
WORDZ TO THE WHYZ will return next week.
Back by Popular Demand! The longest running show in St. Louis is making a return visit. Inspired by a hot flash and a bottle of wine, "Menopause The Musical" will return to The Playhouse at Westport Plaza thru May 8, 2010. The women share their ups and downs through a collection of songs from the 60's, 70's and 80's.
Tickets and showtimes, call (314) 469-7529
Parties in the Park has lined up its programming for the 27th season of live music and more at Shaw Park in Clayton.The season continues on the second Wednesday of the month through August and the third Wednesday in September, on the Southwest corner of Brentwood and Forsyth boulevards. The events are free and open to the public.
Pamola Launch April 8 at Lumen he Pam Ola Couture line debuts in St. Louis on April 8 at Lumen downtown at the Jecca Nation launch. Doors for the show open at 7 p.m. The show begins at 7:45 p.m. You can buy tickets in advance at Jecca in West County Mall for $10. It's $15 at the door. Proceeds benefit 'Flaw Dogs' an organization that recues from puppy mills.
Join Stress Free Fridays this Friday, April 9, as we visit the newest venue to open in North County, Taylor Made Restaurant and Lounge...you have to see Taylor Made to believe how awesome it is...the drinks and food are superior and the atmosphere is very lively...the DJ will have you dancing all of your stress away...(AGE REQUIREMENT: 30 and the DRESS CODE IS STRICTLY ENFORCED!)We will be celebrating the Birthday of our good friend and staunch Stress Free Fridays supporter, Carla Johnson...you know how Carla does it, so you had better ARRIVE EARLY as we will reach capacity...***SPECIAL NOTE: Taylor Made is located in the Hazelwood Office Park Complex, next to Village Square and can only be accessed from Lynn Haven, which is at Lindbergh!
HELLA FLY PROMOTIONS PRESENTS......... THE FACEBOOK MEET AND GREET PT. 10/ FACEBOOK KINGZ AND QUEENZ REUNION AND COCA COLA BOTTLE MODEL PT.4 FRIDAY APRIL 9TH @ AREA CODE BAR & GRILL 10070 NATURAL BRIDGE ...... THIS EVENT WILL BE HOSTED BY KING KERRY , BIG SHOW , MISSIPPI AND THE FLYEST HOST IN THE CITY DANO DA MANO WE GOT DJ JAM ON DA 1S & 2S ALL NIGHT........... SO LETS ALL KICK IT LIKE ONE BIG HAPPY FAMILY AGAIN....... ANYBODY WHO WANTS TO SIGN UP FOR THE COCA COLA BOTTLE MODEL CONTEST OR HAVE UR BIRTHDAY WITH US CALL DANO 314)685-0500 OR KERRY 314)456-5976 ASAP
Newly formed promoters THE COMMITTEE will have a launch party at Exo April 9
Everyone is free to HOSTED BY: KYM DOBBS KOMEDIENNE
MOOD: DJ CHARLIE CHAN
Get Up and Come Out to experience the sound of Nappy DJ Needles & The Afro Picks!!! April 9, 9:30 p.m. at LoLA, 500 N. 14th Street (off Washington) For those that can dance and clap their hands to it, this one's for YOU! Needles conducts the orchestra including Jingo on the percussion and Mario Pascal on the guitar! Soul, Funk, House, Dancehall, Hip Hop and much more awaits you at the debut performance of Nappy DJ Needles & The Afro Picks! Be There!!!
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STL native Joe Torry (RIGHT) will entertain at the National Bar association’ award dinner April 10 at the Renaissance St. Louis Grand Hotel
KARMA NIGHTCLUB, UCME & DERRTY ENT PRESENTS A SPECIAL EDITION OF THE FRIDAY NIGHT FIXXFRIDAY APRIL 9TH 2010KYJUAN'S "LIQUID LEGGINGS" BIRTHDAY BASH$1500.OO CASH PRIZE FOR THE SEXIEST WOMEN WEARING LIQUID LEGGINS!!!!!!($750 1ST PLACE $500 2ND PLACE $250 3RD PLACE)EVERYBODY FREE TILL 12AMPREMIUM OPEN BAR IN VIP ALL NIGHT LONG!!!(INCLUDING GREY GOOSE, HENNESSEY, BARCARDI & MORE)FREE BIRTHDAY PARTIES THE ENTIRE MONTH OF APRIL!!!DRESSCODE STRICTLY ENFORCED MUST BE 21FOR MORE INFO, VIP TABLES OR TO CELEBRATE YOUR BIRTHDAY CALL 314.625.1069
KARMA NIGHTCLUB & HOT 104.1 PRESENTS A SPECIAL EDITION OF THE FRIDAY NIGHT FIXXFRIDAY APRIL 16TH 2010PARTY BOYZ PERFORMING THEIR HIT SINGLE "FLEX"EVERYBODY FREE TILL 12AMPREMIUM OPEN BAR IN VIP ALL NIGHT LONG!!!(INCLUDING GREY GOOSE, HENNESSEY, BARCARDI & MORE)FREE BIRTHDAY PARTIES THE ENTIRE MONTH OF APRIL!!!DRESSCODE STRICTLY ENFORCED MUST BE 21LIVE BROADCAST ON HOT 104.1 W/ MICKEY J, MOCHA LATTE AND DJ SIR THURL FOR MORE INFO, VIP TABLES OR TO CELEBRATE YOUR BIRTHDAY CALL 314.625.1069
FOR MOCHA’s TALENT SPOTLIGHT GO TO
If you Are female and at least 25 and have the time(max.6hrs amonth) and the extra love to spare please call us asap! 314-877-2016. Or please send me your name, address, email and cellnumber to my inbox. Thanks in advance...
IF YOU WANT TO DONATE CLOTHES TO HAITI , HOLLA AT MOCHA!\
For more info on these items, contact Miss Latte at
314.646.9917 or email@example.com
Details: SoulLounge Derby Weekend showcase Featuring A.D.
410 N Tucker Blvd
Word Therapy @ Club Paradise
: Open MicFinal Friday of the month
Vote for A.D. at this years Poetry Awards in June at SOUl U's website!
BLACK REP BITZ
Five Guys Named Moe, Musical by Clarke Peters, featuring LouisJordan's Greatest Hits
THRU - April 25, 2010
Nomax, whose girlfriend has left him and who is without money,finds Big Moe, Four-Eyed Moe, Eat Moe, No Moe, and Little Moe emerging from his 1930s-style radio to comfort him. They sing the hit songs of songwriter and saxophonist Louis Jordan, whose new slant on jazz paved the way for rock and roll in the 1950s
Art by Yasmina Reza
May 5 - May 23, 2010
Art concerns the cataclysmic effect on three friends,Serge, Marc,and Yvan, when Serge purchases and expensive work of abstract art-a large painting consisting of white lines on a white canvas. Asthe three men engage in an ongoing debate over the value of thepainting, emotions run high and the conflict escalates to the pointof nearly destroying a long-standing friendship.
The Me Nobody Knows, Music by Gary William Friedman, Lyrics by Will Holt
June 2 - July 2, 2010
A compelling musical based on the anthologized writings of more than200 inner city youth collected by school teacher Stephen M.Joseph. At odds with a squalid setting and a cynical,materialistic view of the world, themes of hope and renewal emerged.
For more information on any of these upcoming events contactThe BlackRep Box Office at (314) 534-3807.+
The Next Taping Of Swagga presents The Jon-Erickque Show April 11th Survior Sity 1956 North BroadwayFree to Attend Doors open at 2pm show starts at or around 2:45 to 3pm Guest on this show will be Bradd Young of Rock House Ent J Var stl don or R&BQueen Mocha Bar Talk with Spinks Cc Love ChildBell of forever fly Mz. Toya of The Mane Attraction and other special invited guest performances by J Var
Scott Joplin's Turn of the Century African American Neighborhood Sunday's April 11 - May 30, 2010. 314.340.5790 for more info. Scott Joplin House, 2658 Delmar, St. Louis, MO 63103
Top Chef: The Tour’ will begin its 21-city national run in St. Louis at the Soulard Market on April 14. Expect live food demos, samples and the opportunity to take part in a Quickfire Challenge
IT'S OFFICIAL. Two of St. Louis Hottest promoters, Koncepts, LLC and Freetime, LLC have partnered to produce an exclusive event..."Spring Training" @ SLeeK Ultralounge, located in Lumiere Place Casino & Hotels, 999 N. 2nd St. Spring is finally here along with one of the biggest events of the year... Break out the new Spring wardrobe and get your game faces on...its time for "Spring Training" 2010. Brought to you by FreeTime and Koncepts. Be ready for an event you won't forget with DJ Okay and DJ Lance both spinning at the same time!!
"KONCEPTS & FREETIME PRESENTS: SPRING TRAINING: SLeeK ULTRALOUNGE"
FRIDAY, APRIL 16TH @ SLeek Ultralounge (Lumiere Place Casino & Hotels)
999 N. 2nd St.
Doors at 10PM. Ladies free til 11PM. Attire: Fly & Fashionable.
For table reservations contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Jennifer Hudson will headline the Bob Costas Benefit to aid SSM Cardinal Glennon Medical Center at 8 p.m. at April 17 at Fox Theatre.
Phat Pheezy will perform live again at BlueBerry Hill April 17.
On April 17, wresting fan will have a treat as Total Nonstop Action (TNA) Wrestling’s “An Evening with the Legends” event will take place at the Family Arena. The autograph signing event will feature the three biggest names in the modern era of professional wrestling Hulk Hogan, “Nature Boy” Ric Flair and “The Icon” Sting. “An Evening with the Legends” caps an exciting day of fan activities that begins with “TNA Fan Inter Action” starting at 10am on April 17, at the Ameristar Casino in St. Charles, Missouri. The main event of the evening will be the two-hour “Legends” event, beginning at 6pm.
Also on April 17, Harlem Globetrotters will battle the Washington Generals at Chaifetz Arena at Saint Louis University at 2p.m. Tickets are $22, $28, $39, $68 and $103 and are on-sale now at MetroTix.com, the Chaifetz Arena Box Office, MetroTix outlets at select Schnucks and Macy’s stores, and charge by phone at 314-534-1111. Group Discounts are available by calling (314) 977-5008.
Cinema St. Louis’ annual CinemaSpoke screenplay competition and workshop begins with Dan Kelley's “The Violets in the Mountains” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 20, in the Dana Brown Rehearsal Hall/Rialto Ballroom on the fourth floor of the Centene Center for Arts & Education, 3547 Olive St. in Grand Center. The reading is free and open to the public.
“The Violets in the Mountains” is the first of five CinemaSpoke readings.
The CinemaSpoke finalist judges are TV writer/producer Paul Guyot (“Judging Amy,” “Felicity”), TV writer Rift Fournier (“NYPD Blue,” “Kojak”), screenwriter Richard Chapman (“Live From Baghdad”), screenwriter Timothy Breitbach (“Dopamine”), producer Buzz Hirsch (“Silkwood”), St. Louis Post-Dispatch film critic Calvin Wilson, and St. Louis writer/producer Bobbie Lautenschlager.
Readings of the other finalists will also be held at the Centene Center for Arts & Education on Tuesdays at 7 p.m.: Tom Kopp’s “On Ice” on May 18, Vinay and Sona Kamat’s “Juggernaut” on June 22, Paul Brandon Polaski’s “Mike and the Sinister” on July 27, and David Stiffler’s “The Inheritance” on Aug. 17. The winning script will receive a full reading at the 19th Annual St. Louis International Film Festival, held from Nov. 11-21.
For more information, contact Cinema St. Louis at 314-289-4150 or visit its Web site at http://www.cinemastlouis.org/.
Pop singers Jay Sean and Jason Derulo will perform April 21 at UMSL’s Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center as part of Mirthday, the school’s annual spring celebration.
Grammy Award winning comedian Steve Martin will perform as a musician when he comes to St. Louis to perform at the Roberts Orpheum Theater April 23 in support of his “The Crow: New Songs for the Five-String Banjo” CD
Madea's Big Happy Family
Place: Chaifetz Arena
Date: Friday, April 23nd
Folk rock duo Indigo Girls will perform at the Pageant on April 25.
SLU'S UNSPOKEN: FASHION SPEAKS LOUDER THAN WORDS FASHION SHOW APRIL 25TH at Bush Student Center Doors open at 5:30 show starts at 6:00p. $7 in ADV; $10 at the door and $15 VIP with goodie bag. For ticket info contact Omari Holt
Kevin Hart will be at the Pageant, April 30.
Saturday, May 8, 2010
7:00pm - 10:00pm
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STL native singer Lynne Fiddmont of the group Lynsey, is coming home to perform The Sheldon Concert Hall May 23 to promote her latest CD, "Lady" A Tribute to Billie Holiday. The event will take place at 4 p.m. For ticket info goto
2010 Grammy Award nominee R&B heavy weight Charlie Wilson and smooth jazz artist Will Downing will perform May 7 at The Fox Theatre.
2007 American idol winner Jordin Sparks will perform at the Pageant May 15.
The owners of Fashion Fr8 understands the sacrifice it takes to be a member of the armed services, and would like to do their part in paying homage to the fallen soldiers as well as honor the standing. The event will highlight the work of local designers and artists who were inspired to create pieces to honor the past and present soldiers of the United States Military. There will be a fashion show, music, artist exhibit, free soft drinks, face painting, a care package drop off site for deployed soldiers, and much more for the family.
This event will take place May 23, 2010 from 4:00p.m. - 7:00 p.m. at the Soldiers Memorial Military Museum
1315 Chestnut St. St. Louis MO 63103.
This is a family friendly event. Admission is $10, Vendor booths are available.
Please contact Fashion Fr8 at 314- 621-1253 or visit http://www.fashionfr8.com/ for more information
Legendary guitarist Gregg Allman of the Allman Brothers band will perform, May 26 at the Pageant.
Controversial heavy metal-hip hop group Insane Clown Posse and rap star Coolio will headline Pop’s Summer Concert May 28 in Sauget, Ill. Also on the bill are KMK, Kittie, Necro, and JCW Wrestling.
St. Matthews Lodge presents an "Evening of Jazz & Poetry"
Featuring The Bosman Twins
Saturday, May 29, 2010
7:00pm - 10:00pm
Missouri History Museum - Lee Auditorium
5700 Lindell Blvd
Lake Saint Louis, MO
Rib America Festival at Soldier’sMemorial Plaza a May 28-31.