Concert Review: Paul McCartney Got Back Tour at Hard Rock Live, May 25, 2022

Some people say Paul McCartney’s voice has waned, that the natural wear and tear make it impossible to thoroughly enjoy his concerts. True, Sir James Paul McCartney, who will turn 80 years young on June 18, can’t hit the high notes like he used to. Still, his 60-plus year discography, showmanship, and influence didn’t stop … Read more

Hirokazu Kore-eda’s Broker Enters the Gray World of the Black Market

Five years after winning the Palme d’Or for Shoplifters, the Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda is back on the Croisette with his latest film, the South Korea-set Broker, which, very much like Shoplifters, concerns foundling children and cobbled together families living on the outskirts of the law. Broker premiered on the second-to-last day of screenings here … Read more

Review: St. Louis Restaurant Namaste serves Arzun Chuhan’s spin on Nepalese cuisine | Restaurant reviews | | in St. Louis St. Louis News & Events

click to enlarge Mabel Suen Clockwise from top left: Namastes chicken Thali, chicken biryani, tawa rotichili Momo, Chicken 65 and jhol momo. Like many newcomers to this particular region of cuisine, I wasn’t sure about the differences between Nepali and Indian food. Even within the countries themselves there are variations and specialties from region to … Read more

Review: Vaunted Cannabis Company Cookies Brings its Potent Strains to St. Louis | Dispensary Reviews | St. Louis | St. Louis News and Events

click to enlarge TOMMY CHIMS Cookies’ Helium strain, new to the St. Louis market, will have your head in the clouds. After a long wait and with a considerable amount of fanfare, the lifestyle brand turned vaunted cannabis company Cookies has officially entered the St. Louis market. The popular San Francisco-based brand, founded in 2010 … Read more

Roy Keane on Manchester City’s title celebrations: ‘This is torture!’ | Video | Watch TV Show

Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player It’s fair to say Roy Keane was not enjoying Manchester City’s title celebrations as much as Micah Richards!

Things to Do in Fort Lauderdale: Miami City Ballet’s “Prodigal Son” at Broward Center May 21-22, 2022

Miami City Ballet’s season closer Prodigal Son features a program of four works: “The Source,” a world premiere by Claudia Schreier and director Adam Barish, followed by Christopher Wheeldon’s 2005 “After the Rain pas de deux,” along with a company premiere of William Forsythe’s 1992 “Herman Schmerman Duet “before closing with George Balanchine’s 1929 story … Read more

$ 6 a Gallon Gasoline? Here’s How It Could Happen.

Illustration by Elias Stein Text size US gasoline prices are at record highs, averaging more than $ 4.50 per gallon at the pump, and surpassing $ 4 in all 50 states for the first time. But, says Natasha Kaneva, JP Morgan’s head of global commodities research, prices could climb over $ 6 this summer. Why … Read more

Léa Seydoux and Vicky Krieps Are Two of the Best Actresses at Cannes

Earlier this month, American audiences (a small few, anyway) had the chance to see Gaspar Noé‘s harrowing split-screen drama Vortex, in which an elderly Parisian couple falls to pieces. Ten years ago, Michael Haneke‘s movie about much the same thing, Love, was nominated for a best picture Oscar. There was another French dementia drama at … Read more

a watershed production, but not a benchmark

My Fair Lady is one of the all-time great musicals and so brilliantly and wittily explores questions of class, identity and power relations in Edwardian England that it somehow does us proud even though – derived from Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion – it originated in the States, the handiwork of Lerner and Loewe. It was a … Read more