All is not lost, however: DJ Solo says they'll still be holding down the airwaves from ten p.m. to midnight every Friday on KDHX — a boon for the scene, as in the night's eight-year-plus run, the city's most popular DJs (including DJ Crucial, DJ Agile 1, DJ Needles, DJ Chilly C and DJ Grocery) honed their skills at the Science. We'll have more on this story as it develops either in my column or right here.
In the meantime, the ending of the Science ironically comes on the heels of news that the area's other long-running hip-hop night, the Hi-Pointe Cafe, has a new home. Effective immediately, the weekly showcase will be held at M.P. O'Reilly's (5627 Manchester Road; 314-781-4487) on Monday nights — starting tonight, October 2, with DJ Charlie Chan Soprano on the decks and a listening party for the new Ludacris album, Release Therapy. (Maybe David Eckstein will show up?) Doors are at 9:30 p.m. and everyone is free (!) until 11 p.m., with closing time 1:30 a.m. Check my column this week for more info about the move. -Annie Zaleski