Seven bands you should discover at LouFest

One of the best parts of LouFest’s relatively small space is that it’s easy to get from one stage to the next, allowing for effortless show-hopping, whether you want to hit up a headliner at the Forest Park Stage or lie back and discover someone totally new while cooling off at the Shade Stage.

“A to Z” pilot shows promise for NBC and romantics alike

NBC’s new rom-com TV show “A to Z” could stray into sappy predictability, but for now, the pilot promises a modern and entertaining take on relationships

Elena Wandzilak | TV Editor

Summer’s best music

For those of you who spent the summer in chemistry lectures or family reunions, here’s a round up of the season’s best music.

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Hot and cold on Katy Perry

No, I am not a 15-year-old girl, and yes, I went to the Katy Perry concert on Sunday at the Scottrade Center.

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Remembering Robin Williams

The world lost one of its greatest comedic legends with the news of Robin Williams’ passing last week. Cadenza remembers five of Williams’ most impactful films.

How truthful are the movies?

Here’s a quick guide to what your favorite movies have depicted correctly and what should actually be treated as fiction.

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Summer movie preview

On hot, humid summer days, there’s often no better relief than sitting inside a dark, cool movie theater and enjoying the latest blockbusters, indie films and everything in between. Check out what Cadenza thinks you should—or shouldn’t—see this summer! May “X-Men: Days of Future Past” One of the first big summer blockbusters is “X-Men: Days of Future Past.

Procrastination through streaming: A Cadenza guide to binge-watching

With reading week and finals coming up, you’ll certainly find yourself in the library or a study room for hours on end reading notes, making flashcards and finishing up those final papers, but what better way to finish out the semester is there than starting a brand-new television show?

In defense of recent seasons of ‘The Simpsons’

There’s a belief among fans of “The Simpsons” that the show has declined drastically in quality since its “golden age” (around seasons 2-10). Check out fan forums and you’ll see mostly negative reviews of recent seasons, with some fans arguing that the show should have ended years ago.

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Now hear this!: Indie rock band Local Natives play The Pageant tonight

California five-piece Local Natives are making their return to St. Louis on Thursday, April 24. They played Loufest in 2013 and have been continuing their tour in support of last year’s album, “Hummingbird.” They put on a great show at Loufest, so if you missed them then or just want to see them in a more intimate venue, this is the chance.

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