Don't listen to the thermometer and its 90 degree readings this week. Fall is right around the corner. Really! And so is another exciting season of St. Louis theater, gallery openings and other art happenings. Plan ahead with our annual Fall Arts Guide below...
St. Louis fans have loved him for years, but Blues forward T.J. Oshie wasn't exactly a "star" around the rest of the league. Before the end of this season, his best year was 19 goals and 54 points. (He bested that by a few points this year.) And although he brings much more to the Blues than points, ... More >>
Skin Graft Records emerged in the early '90s amidst the rise of music cross-genres noise-rock and math-rock. Being an early proponent of such salty sounds, label owner Mark Fischer saw fit to combine records and comics in an unholy union of visual and audio debauchery. Early art featured Rob Syers, ... More >>
Monday, Brad Paisley, a white man, joined hands with LL Cool J, a black man, and attempted to end racism with a song called "Accidental Racist" (below), wherein Paisley addressed the debilitating dread of being an affluent white male in America and LL panthered around in the background, high-fiving ... More >>
In retrospect, the outcome of the evening should have been clear around 8:40, just after FOX2 News (KTVI) announced that Claire McCaskill had a commanding sixteen percent lead over Todd Akin with four percent of precincts reporting. Read more about Todd Akin on Daily RFT: The "legitimate rape" co ... More >>
If you're familiar with chaos theory, which in its basic form is the attempt to find patterns in the random acts of shit on Earth, then you may understand the difficulty that comes with describing a full day at SXSW. To break down the bright, scintillating chaos, Village Voice Media's roving musi ... More >>
To this point in the 2009 season, the Cardinal bullpen has been one of the most consistent strengths for Tony La Russa's squad. The offense was brilliant early, then fell apart completely at the seams. The starting rotation has been mostly strong, but injuries and less than sterling performances fro ... More >>
What: A signing for David Sedaris' new book, When You Are Engulfed In Flames Where: Left Bank Books, 399 N. Euclid Avenue, in the Central West End Who: David Sedaris, novelist, humor writer, NPR sweetheart and lispy American expatriate, now living in France with his longtime boyfriend. Better than ... More >>
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Curtis Faulkner wants to throw a $2 million party celebrating the end of slavery and he wants you to pay for it.
Racism takes many forms, some more obvious than others.
Ivy Cooper encapsulates the St. Louis art scene
He scaled an intellectual Everest at age twelve. What's he like at sixteen? Meet George Thampy.
The stereotype is all about cheap beer, fast cars and fat girls. But there's a little bit of hoosier in all of us.
The circuit clerk and the city's judges square off on the public's right to know. The clerk and the public are losing.
Monkeybone, like a dream, is best when half-remembered
Alex Ross, painter of supermen and superwomen, makes it easy to believe in heroes
Comprehensive coverage of the Eighth Annual St. Louis International Film Festival