David Hume, Kelly MacDonald, Stuart Adamson, J.K. Rowling, Bill Monroe, Tilda Swinton, Ulysses S. Grant -- what's the unifying thread in this (plaid-patterned) grab bag of famous names? They're all Scottish, or Americans of Scots lineage. If your reaction to this factoid is an "OK, whatever," proceed to the next piece on the page here, Tex. On the other hand, if you feel a sense of pride, you came to the right event synopsis and you'll definitely want to attend the party we're writing up. For it's the tartan bard Robert Burns' birthday (born, actually, January 25, 1759), an auspicious occasion every loud 'n' proud Scotsman and Scotswoman around the world likes to celebrate -- and the Schlafly Tap Room (2100 Locust... More >>>