An alien landing in Sauget on Wednesday night would have been surprised to learn three things about the rock show taking place at Pop's.
Once called "perhaps the best unsigned artist in the business" by the New Yorker, singer-songwriter Eleni Mandell's label debut, "I Can See the Future," was released this year and once again shows off her stylistic range and lyrical intimacy.
Idealistic and honest enough to soften the most jaded of hearts, Glen Hansard's songs occupy the space between the scars of love lost and the hope of love yet to be won.
Celebration of Oneness took place in Strauss Park on Saturday. The event was a gathering of diverse cultures, showcasing music, dance, poetry, storytelling and ending with a Holi Festival of Colors.