The stroll to downtown St. Louis' City Museum consists of cracked and cobbled stones that prove themselves ankle-twisters after several libations. Their unsteady ground further rumbled under foot as an unseen siren's wail emanated from the building the path surrounds.
Midwest Mayhem celebrates its ninth year on May 15 at the City Museum. As a KDHX DJ and music and art lover, it's a highlight of my year.
The Black Rep's production of the near iconic "For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf" is a vibrant interpretation that keeps the focus squarely on the material and performances. Based on the 1975 choreopoem by Ntozake Shange, the production features 20 spoken word poems interwoven with choreography, as voiced by seven formidable actresses and musician Jeff Anderson.
The Beggar's Carnivale was an explosion of entertainment encompassing silent theatrical comedy, dance, extraordinary aerial acts, a live gypsy-style band called the Royal We, fire breathers and more.