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Concerts, lectures ...and the Kitchen Sink

Whether you are a fan of public radio or you have never listened, there is something for everyone in this series of discussions, live broadcasts, concerts and meet-ups. Events are held at St. Louis Public Radio in Grand Center and are sponsored by Mosby Building Arts.

Upcoming Events

The 422's
Songbird: A Listening Experience
December 15, 2015 | UMSL at Grand Center

The Henningsens are a country music trio consisting of Brian Henningsen (bass, guitar and vocals), his son Aaron (guitar and vocals), and daughter Clara (lead vocals and guitar). The trio debuted with a self-titled EP album that included hit, “American Beautiful” in 2013 after touring with Brad Paisley and writing the hit songs “You Lie” and “All Your Life” for The Band Perry.

Brian Henneman is the front man and principal songwriter, vocalist  and guitarist for The Bottle Rockets—he is also a solo performing singer/songwriter.

Doors at 6:15PM | Show at 7:00PM
Pre-order tickets for $25 or pay $30 at the door

Recent Events

September 24, 2015 | 6:00 PM

Taco tastings and margarita tastings from six local taco joints. Vote for your favorites in each category. Music by Lliam Christy! Tickets $15. Sponsored by Mosby Building Arts.


kitchen sink series
Oct 28, 2015 | The Nine Network of Public Media | 6:30-9:00 PM

Suspended Futures: The School Discipline Debate

Free admission and open to the public!

The "...and the Kitchen Sink" series is sponsored by Mosby Building Arts.

kitchen sink series
Creations & Libations: An Adult Craft Night

Join STLPR for a non-traditional craft night. Sample one-of-a-kind craft beers from Perennial Artisan Ales while creating upcycled crafts with Perennial STL. $15 ticket includes craft materials and beer sampling, 21+.

The "...and the Kitchen Sink" series is sponsored by Mosby Building Arts.

Thursday, November 5

UMSL at Grand Center

An Evening of Jazz
September 10, 2015

Join St. Louis Public Radio for an evening of jazz. Enjoy a 90-minute set from the Carolbeth True Trio, with vocals from Erika Johnson, and meet Jazz Unlimited host Dennis Owsley and experience his jazz photography in a digital presentation during the performance. Sponsored by Mosby Building Arts.

7:30 PM | UMSL at Grand Center


Mostly Clean Comedy III

Stay tuned for next year's event.

Women's Foundation of Greater St. Louis Logo
Thursday, June 18, 2015

Join us for an evening of discussion and learning as we explore the history of women in St. Louis media, and learn about emerging media from professionals setting the standard today.

5:30PM | UMSL at Grand Center | St. Louis

Theatre Crawl
July 3, 2015

See short performances from nine St. Louis theatre companies.


6:00PM | Grand Center | St. Louis

April 28, 2015

Yale University's Whiffenpoofs, the world's oldest collegiate a cappella men's singing group, performed at UMSL at Grand Center.

George Hodgman
March 19, 2015

Join Hodgman for a lecture, Q&A, and book signing. In his hilarious, heartbreaking memoir, Bettyville, Hodgman shares his unforgettable mother-son journey, capturing truths about family, identity and our current American landscape.

The 422's
THE 442'S
February 19, 2015

The 442's are a unique collaboration by two members of the St. Louis Symphony and two members of the Erin Bode Group. Classical music and jazz are fused together for an exciting, new acoustic sound.

The 422's
December 11, 2014

Songbird Cafe and St. Louis Public Radio present "In-the-round @ KWMU", a musical performance by Pokey LaFarge as well as Kelly Wells, Ryan Spearman, Tommy Halloran