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Posted by admin | Nov 5, 2008

Writer and social commentator Sarah Vowell, known for her contributions to public radio’s “This American Life,” has made good use of her droll sense of humor and distinctive voice in...

Posted by Kembrew McLeod | Nov 5, 2008

Copyright infringement, billboard “alteration,” an evil secret society known as the Illuminati, country music legend Tammy Wynette, the incineration of £1,000,000 in cash, and—most recently—No Music Day. These odd, interconnected...

Posted by Kathryn Howe | Nov 5, 2008

“You have to write the book that wants to be written. And if the book will be too difficult for grown-ups, then you write it for children.” –Madeleine L’Engle Laurel...

Posted by Sara Pralle | Nov 5, 2008

Knitting and crocheting have undergone a startling social transformation in the last decade. No longer an outdated craft your grandmother taught you one rainy afternoon, it’s now the new way...

Posted by Weekender | Oct 31, 2008

Ok, this will be news to all of you: It's Halloween. I know! Where would you be without the Weekender for such important breaking news? Well, that's why we're here...

Posted by Melody Dworak | Oct 25, 2008

If you've already guessed what social networking site I visit most often, then you've probably seen this already...and you likely agree that this is still pretty damn cool.

Posted by Melody Dworak | Oct 24, 2008

I've had a fascination with best fight scene and best chase scene after the Great Huggies Chase from Raising Arizona and the fencing between equals of The Princess Bride (my...

Posted by Weekender | Oct 24, 2008

The weekend schedules are filling up again. In no small part because a number of CR based arts orgs are back from the flood. Likewise, Parkview Terrace, where I've owned...

Posted by Melody Dworak | Oct 21, 2008

Oct 23, 2008, 8:09pm Our friends at KRUI caught a hot show last night with Lykke Li. I've never heard Lykke Li, or at least I'd never heard of them...

Posted by Philip Beck | Oct 17, 2008

Righteous Kill Drama, 101 min Directed by Jon Avnet The buddy cop film has been a staple of the American cinema since at least the 1970’s, and it’s been tooled...

Posted by Weekender | Oct 17, 2008

I nearly forgot it was fall thanks to the weather we've been having lately. But, this week reminded me that winter's on the way. So, take a last gasp of...

Posted by Weekender | Oct 9, 2008

When it rains it pours. As in the commitments I've had in the last two weeks. Other than a trip to see Kathy Griffin (hilarious) I've been in a cocoon....

Posted by Kembrew McLeod | Oct 9, 2008

[audio:Double_Dee_Steinski_-_Lesson_1_The_Payoff_Mix.mp3] Double Dee & Steinski - The Lesson 1 - The Payoff.mp3 [audio:Double_Dee_Steinski_-_Lesson_2_The_James_Brown_Mix.mp3] Double Dee & Steinski - The Lesson 2 - The James Brown Mix.mp3 [audio:Double_Dee_Steinski_-_Lesson_3_History_of_Hip_Hop_Mix.mp3] Double Dee &...

Posted by Brian Schmarje | Oct 9, 2008

Finding Wonderland: Part one of two The first thing that happened in the morning was I couldn't find my glasses. I stumbled towards the second stage area and a tripping...

Posted by Craig Eley | Oct 9, 2008

Welcome to the War on Xmas, pt. II. If it were up to me, starting every Oct. 1st, every department store--and one random radio station--would start playing Halloween music all...

Posted by Scott Samuelson | Oct 9, 2008

The Edge of Heaven (Auf der anderen Seite) Directed by Fatih Akin October 3-5, Bijou There is an old poem by Horace that celebrates simple country living; its surprise ending...