Friday, April 01, 2011

So What: Local News, Notes & Links

Here's the latest wrap-up of assorted links and short local news items of interest:

* To benefit their youth education programs, Jazz St. Louis is selling Legends Club tickets to the St. Louis Cardinals game against the Washington Nationals on Tuesday, April 19. The tickets include outdoor reserved seating, access to an air-conditioned indoor area, buffet, beer and soft drinks. These tickets usually are priced at $102 by the Cardinals, but JSL is selling them for $75. A total of 24 seats are available; call Jazz St. Louis at 314-289-4030 during normal business hours for more information or to purchase tickets.

* Vintage Vinyl co-owner and KDHX DJ Tom Ray was profiled this week by the Post-Dispatch's Deb Peterson.

* The blog Africlassical has a post on composer Fred Onovwerosuoke, whose work "24 Studies in African Rhythms" is being performed tomorrow night by pianist Peter Henderson in a concert for New Music Circle at Christ Church Cathedral.

* St. Louis magazine's Readers Choice poll for the Culture, Media, Sports, and Amusements categories is open now through April 21. The choices for best Blues/Jazz Music Venue include BB's Jazz, Blues and Soups; Beale on Broadway; Broadway Oyster Bar; Jazz at the Bistro; and The Gramophone, along with a write-in option.

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