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Friday, August 7, 2020

St. Louis Public Radio Employees Allege Racism at the Station

Posted By on Fri, Aug 7, 2020 at 5:43 PM

In a pair of posts published on Medium Friday afternoon, employees of St. Louis Public Radio (KWMU 90.7 FM) have alleged that there is a culture of racism at the station. Multiple staffers and former staffers tweeted in support of the posts. That included science reporter and Story Collider...

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Thursday, August 6, 2020

Attitudes Nightclub, St. Louis' Oldest Gay Bar, Closing for Good Due to COVID-19

Posted By on Thu, Aug 6, 2020 at 3:31 PM

Attitudes Nightclub (4100 Manchester Avenue, St. Louis; 314-534-0044), a staple of the Grove neighborhood for some 32 years, will close for good on August 15. The closing of St. Louis' longest-running gay bar and drag venue was attributed to the uncertainty that the coronavirus pandemic has brought to the...

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Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Fight Back Mountain Drops 'Lavender Sky' as COVID-19 Cancels its 2020 Plans

Posted By on Wed, Jul 29, 2020 at 1:28 PM

At the start of the year, Adrian Barnello and his bandmates in Fight Back Mountain had big plans, with a new album to be released and a tour in the works. But then, as with all plans in 2020, the life-draining, hope-crushing nightmare that is COVID-19 demolished their dreams....

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Pande-Mix Playlist: David & the Same Mistakes' “Tomorrow May Never Come”

Posted By on Wed, Jul 29, 2020 at 1:13 PM

For the final week, ex-KDHX DJ Chris Ward examines a song from his quarantine-based playlist dealing with isolation, loneliness, hope and germs. This song and more can be found on the Spotify playlist, “Pande-mix: an end of the world playlist.”: https://spoti.fi/2WZGTJZ “Tomorrow May Never Come” — David & the...

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Friday, July 17, 2020

Pande-Mix Playlist: Young Fathers' "Shame"

Posted By on Fri, Jul 17, 2020 at 2:05 PM

Each week, ex-KDHX DJ Chris Ward examines a song from his quarantine-based playlist dealing with isolation, loneliness, hope and germs. This song and more can be found on the Spotify playlist, “Pande-mix: an end of the world playlist”: https://spoti.fi/2WZGTJZ. "Shame" — Young Fathers — White Men Are Black Men...

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Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Pande-Mix Playlist: John Maus' “The Combine”

Posted By on Wed, Jul 8, 2020 at 1:27 PM

Each week, ex-KDHX DJ Chris Ward examines a song from his quarantine-based playlist dealing with isolation, loneliness, hope and germs. This song and more can be found on the Spotify playlist, “Pande-mix: an end of the world playlist”: https://spoti.fi/2WZGTJZ. “The Combine” — John Maus — Screen Memories (2017) “It’s...

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Thursday, July 2, 2020

Pande-Mix Playlist: The Monroes' “What Do All the People Know?”

Posted By on Thu, Jul 2, 2020 at 2:59 PM

Each week, ex-KDHX DJ Chris Ward examines a song from his quarantine-based playlist dealing with isolation, loneliness, hope and germs. This song and more can be found on the Spotify playlist, “Pande-mix: an end of the world playlist”: https://spoti.fi/2WZGTJZ. “What Do All the People Know?” — The Monroes —...

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Friday, June 26, 2020

WerQfest to Celebrate Black Queer Art and Community This Weekend

Posted By on Fri, Jun 26, 2020 at 2:07 PM

In the absence of a June PrideFest celebration in St. Louis this year, which was rescheduled to August due to COVID-19, a new digital festival is stepping up in its place. Aptly named WerQfest, St. Louis will see its first totally online event geared toward “celebrating Black queer art...

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Rapper Huey Killed, One Man Wounded in Kinloch Shooting

Posted By on Fri, Jun 26, 2020 at 8:32 AM

The rapper Huey was killed overnight in a shooting in his hometown of Kinloch. Huey, who's "Pop, Lock & Drop It" hit No. 6 on Billboard's Hot 100 in 2007, arrived bleeding from at least one gunshot wound about 10:50 p.m. at a hospital, according to St. Louis County...

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Thursday, June 25, 2020

Blues Museum to Reopen July 1, Will Host Outdoor Live Music Series Downtown

Posted By on Thu, Jun 25, 2020 at 2:08 PM

St. Louis' National Blues Museum will reopen its doors on July 1 and will play host to a weekly series of outdoor live music events through Labor Day, according to a press release Thursday afternoon. The slate of shows has been dubbed "Al Fresco @ the MX" and will...

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