Cityscape
4:19 pm
Fri January 3, 2014

St. Louis Band Sleepy Kitty Becomes 'Laser Kitty' - For One Night Only

A discussion with members of the St. Louis band Sleepy Kitty and the accompanying Laserium show at the Saint Louis Science Center's Planetarium.

St. Louis indie rock duo Sleepy Kitty is known for mixing music with visual art.  Which makes sense, as Paige Brubeck and Evan Sult are graphic artists as well as musicians.

But they’re taking art in a new direction with “Laser Kitty” on January 11 at the Saint Louis Science Center’s Planetarium. Laserist Brian Wirthlin will be performing a live laser show to the duo’s forthcoming album, “Projection Room.”

It’s the fulfillment of a long-held dream for drummer Evan Sult, who used to go to laser shows in high school and college.

Audience members lie on mats on the floor to view the laser show, giving it a “beach party” feel, “like a fragment of 70s rock culture,” Sult said.

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Laser Kitty at the Saint Louis Science Center's Planetarium
Saturday, January 11, 2014
8:00 p.m. & 10:00 p.m.
Saint Louis Science Center's Planetarium

Cityscape is produced by Mary Edwards and Alex Heuer, hosted by Steve Potter and funded in part by the the Arts and Education Council of Greater St. Louis, the Regional Arts Commission and the Missouri Arts Council, a state agency. Today's show was hosted by Jim Kirchherr of the Nine Network.

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