This week yields plenty of stops from artists all across the board including the Tontons, Tame Impala, Pretty Lights, Barenaked Ladies and Minus the Bear. Keep reading for our critics' recommendations for the week, and as always, remember to peruse our concert calendar for more options.
Todd OwyoungRoger Waters' The Wall Live Tour at the Scottrade CenterIf you're a Pink Floyd fan, Roger Waters' The Wall Live tour is a big deal: It's the first time in twenty years that the entire iconic album has been played live by someone associated with the band. Even if you're not a Pink ... More >>
Ken Murphy/venice centralRoger Waters with the band Venice. Kipp Lennon is second from the leftIn this week's paper, Matt Wardlaw spoke to Kipp Lennon of the band Venice. Lennon and two of his bandmates are part of the backing band for Roger Waters' The Wall tour, which is stopping by the Sco ... More >>
hmhbooks.comBissinger and La Russa in happier times.So, you think you have strong feelings about Albert Pujols and Tony La Russa attending a Glenn Beck rally this past weekend at the Lincoln Memorial? You've got nothing on Friday Night Lights author Buzz Bissinger. Trust me. Bissinger and La Russ ... More >>
Stern: Crazy people make me smile.Glenn Miller, the former KKK leader, running for U.S. Senate was interviewed at great length Friday by Howard Stern. As our sister paper the Kansas City Pitch reports, Stern asked Miller which he hated more -- Jews or blacks. Miller fired back at Stern (who is Je ... More >>
Joseph Franklin rockin the Hitler haircut.Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster today called for the Missouri Supreme Court to set an execution date for Joseph Franklin. Franklin was convicted in 1997 of murdering Gerald Gordon -- twenty years after he shot and killed him in the parking lot of a St ... More >>
If you haven't logged into the Post-Dispatch's website this afternoon, you're missing a colorful game of cat-and-mouse between the site's moderators and its online commenters. The latter are having a field day with a photo and caption of Cortez King, the five-month-old baby kidnapped (and returned) ... More >>
A Ballwin neighborhood continues to boil over Lewis Greenberg's art project: a remembrance of Nazi atrocities.
Will the Landing ever get its act together?
A member of Hitler's Waffen SS lives out his last days in St. Louis
Week of September 15, 2004
Week of February 4, 2004
Art reflects life at this year's St. Louis International Film Festival
The brouhaha surrounding this year's World Agricultural Forum said a lot about St. Louis. And a lot of what it said wasn't very good.
Ted Leo and the Pharmacists combine record-geek allusiveness with heartfelt personal politics
It's about fission, but there's no bang
Hot lesbian sex and other gems are uncovered by a UM-St. Louis historian
RCA unearths 100 "lost" Elvis recordings, just in time to celebrate his death day
Soderbergh shoots in digital and hits the target: Hollywood
On September 11, the world needed superheroes. It found them not in comic books, but in real life.
Without apology, Bob Crane's son shows the world Hogan's privates
Cop plays talk-show host on the same station as the inimitable Lizz Brown
Marvel Comics isn't going to give up Captain America without a fight
Historian Jonathan Petropoulos sheds light on art stolen by the Nazis -- and encourages American museums to do the same
Week of March 14, 2001
Actor-comic Eddie Izzard just wants to be loved
Tom Wood's sophomore solo album, 2, showcases the St. Louis songwriter's versatility
Directed by Jay Roach
Musical iconoclast Boyd Rice is anything but bland
Directed by Bryan Singer
Henry Kissinger trumps the Hell's Angels when it comes to evil, or so the thinking goes at Left Bank Books
Michael Moore gets out of his La-Z-Boy to find The Awful Truth
Directed by Errol Morris