Local Scenery | 03.06

You may be able to spend St. Patty’s Day at the new Creepy Crawl location at Grand Center. The grand opening is set for March 17.

Frederick’s Music Lounge’s last scheduled day of business was Feb. 11. The Southside property has been sold.

Square One Brewery opened last month at the corner of 18th and Park Ave. The new establishment boasts handcrafted brews and a lunch/dinner menu. www.squareonebrewery.com

During the E.S.P. (Experimental Sound Project #2), multimedia artist Zlatko Cosic projects and mixes a variety projects—including pieces of his short films—with sounds and beats. The visuals will be mixed following the beat of the music played by DJ Leon Lamont. The duo performs at the Hi-Pointe March 2 and at Webster University’s Winifred Moore Auditorium April 28. www.eyeproduction.com/projects/dj-vj

Although the disc has been available for some time, Red Eyed Driver will officially release End of Restrictions March 25 in the intimate setting of Mangia Italiano.

The currently L.A.-based Movie Star Kiss returns to St. Louis for a show at Cicero’s with Modern Red and The Lab March 25. www.moviestarkiss.com

Sample tracks from Magnolia Summer’s new disc From Driveways Lost View on their MySpace page: www.myspace.com/magnoliasummer.

BandTogether, members of the Lesbian and Gay Band Association, will hold an anniversary concert March 18. bandtogether@hotmail.com

At the Edge (701 S. Belt West, Belleville, Ill.) hosts Family Jam Sundays, including open-mic performances, skits, sing-a-longs, music, and poetry from 2–6 p.m. Call 618-236-2101 for more information.

Melody Grove & the Movement’s three-song EP played is being featured on Pat Wolfe’s radio KDHX 88.1 program, “Medication,” and iChannel.com. www.melodygroveandthemovement.com

Sauce Magazine and KMOV Channel 4 have teamed up during the 10 p.m. newscast. Local chefs, bartenders, and others in the food business are interviewed weekly about the unique features that make their establishments worth visiting.

Makeshift Majesty, an indie music/interview/comedy podcast, is increasing its accessibility. Visit the site at www.makeshiftmajesty.com or subscribe at iTunes.

Throughout the year, the Saint Louis Zoo Friends Association will sponsor six lectures that take a closer look into what is happening for animals at the Zoo and in the wild. Doors open at 7 p.m.; lecture at 7:30 p.m. in The Living World. $8 nonmembers/$5 Zoo Friends members/$3 students and seniors. Reservations are required; call 314-768-5450.

The Butterfly Conservation Initiative, a coalition of over 60 American Zoo and Aquarium Association–accredited zoos and aquariums, universities, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations, will relocate to the Missouri Botanical Garden from Maryland in early 2006. Call 636-530-0076 or visit www.butterflyhouse.org for more information.

The Farmaceuticals have four groovin’ live tracks on their new MySpace page: www.myspace.com/thefarmaceuticals.

Local synthpoppers the Polar Bear Project are hard at work on their debut EP, set for release in early April.

If you haven’t yet decided by this point in “Local Scenery” what to do on March 25, The Pageant is hosting the all-ages Crunchy Cool Pop Show with the Maxtone 4, 12 oz Prophets, My 2 Planets, the Dean Evans Band, and DJ Leon Lamont.

Eero is having their CD release at Cicero’s March 4.

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