Lo-Fi music videos premiere at KDHX
Jun09

Lo-Fi music videos premiere at KDHX

GRAND CENTER – Lo-Fi Cherokee hosted its 2019 Premiere Party on Saturday at The Stage at KDHX, 3524 Washington Avenue. This premiere party served as the follow-up to the annual Lo-Fi Cherokee event in April, when nineteen bands and musical acts traveled up and down Cherokee Street with a video crew and eager audience to film individual music videos for each band in different businesses and venues in the neighborhood. The event,...

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19 music videos to premiere at Lo-Fi Cherokee Premiere Party
Jun07

19 music videos to premiere at Lo-Fi Cherokee Premiere Party

GRAND CENTER – This Saturday, Lo-Fi Cherokee will host its 2019 Premiere Party at The Stage at KDHX, 3524 Washington Avenue. Nineteen music videos will premiere at KDHX. All of the videos were shot at the annual Lo-Fi Cherokee event in April. Started in 2012, Lo-Fi invites 14 to 18 bands for an annual traveling event that takes place up and down Cherokee Street. Combining local businesses, music and social media, the Lo-Fi crew,...

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Female DJs talk inspiration, community during Hip Hop Appreciation Week
May30

Female DJs talk inspiration, community during Hip Hop Appreciation Week

DOWNTOWN – As part of the Central Library’s Hip Hop Appreciation Week, Aja La’Starr Owens hosted her annual “I Am Hip Hop” event, celebrating women in hip hop, in the Carnegie Room of the Central branch, 1301 Olive Street. Each year the event focuses on a different group of women in hip hop. This year, she assembled a panel of female DJs and music producers who spoke about their relationship to the genre, as well as their...

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Children hip hop to music and stories at the library
May18

Children hip hop to music and stories at the library

DOWNTOWN – On Friday morning, parents brought their kids to St. Louis Public Library’s Central location for “Hip Hop Storytelling with MK Stallings,” one of their Hip Hop Appreciation Week events. MK Stallings, the emcee of the event, incorporated hip hop music into a story time in which he read them three different kids’ books, all to the beat of hip hop songs. He also played a game with the kids and their parents, in which he...

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History Museum kicks of Twilight Tuesdays with R.E.S.P.E.C.T. to late great Aretha Franklin
May06

History Museum kicks of Twilight Tuesdays with R.E.S.P.E.C.T. to late great Aretha Franklin

By Bill Beene of the NorthSider   Local singing sensation Kim Massie takes on a tribute to late, great Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin to respectfully kick off the Missouri History Museum’s immensely popular and heavily attended Twilight Tuesdays outdoor concert series.   The jamming commences at 6 p.m., Tuesday, May 7 on the museum’s front lawn area at Lindell and DeBaliviere Blvds.   Massie, a life-long fan of Franklin, said she’s...

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Cinco de Mayo on Cherokee Street
May06

Cinco de Mayo on Cherokee Street

BENTON PARK – Cinco de Mayo and the festival surrounding it is something business owners in the Cherokee Street district look forward to every year. It is the the largest annual event in the always bustling spot, and as always, food, entertainment, margaritas and more drew in thousands of revelers. With skies clear for the first time in days, there was added incentive to come out as Cherokee Street came alive with activity on...

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