On Saturday, October 5, Tucci Events, Loyal Family and 2720 Cherokee host the inaugural Great Totem Festival, and it promises to be, well, more fun than you can shake a stick at. The event takes place from 1 p.m. to 1 a.m. on Cherokee Street between Texas and Iowa avenues and is free to the public.
Bunnygrunt turns 20 this weekend! Not many bands live long enough to celebrate two decades, so be sure to prepare some spankings. Besides that, there's of other bands to see in a wide variety of shape and size. Read on for our recommendations.
Finally a day that feels like spring! Enjoy it by getting out to see some great art openings going on tonight and/or this week in St. Louis, including Karthik Pandian: Elements of Style, an exhibit inspired by Cahokia Mounds. More details on that opening -- and lots more exhibits -- after the jump. ... More >>
Leaving the house = still awesome. Some recommended critic's picks are right over here. Other beaucoup weekend events (such as MotÃ¶rhead) are previewed elsewhere. And below, ten more good bets for the weekend. All Weekend: Crankfest @ Cranky Yellow Info about this all-ages art and music ce ... More >>
Kudos to Jaime for finding this awesome 1994 news segment about "the world of rave" and children going to "so-called rave parties," which are "all the rage." Alexis Tucci is mentioned, as is the record store Deep Grooves. Randy Roberts wrote a great piece about this era a few years ago, right here.
Watch the RFT DJ Spin-off finalists battle for a trip to Miami
A new generation of ravers takes the beat back to the warehouse
The Delmar Restaurant & Lounge
It's the afterparty. Only this one's for charity, not R. Kelly.
The Hot House Sessions bring their Afro-house fusion to the masses
Saturday, November 23; Velvet
Week of November 20, 2002
Alexis Tucci, St. Louis' official Party Girl, talks about her band's rapidly rising fortunes
Our intrepid reporter gets her fill of St. Louis' best music
Miami welcomes the Winter Music Conference and, with it, a whole new culture
Local dance clubs and legit rave promoters are under suspicion. Is it deserved?
The Boogie Knights and That Girl throw the party of the year in Operation: Get Down
Two Washington Avenue clubs close, to mixed response