SKiN GRAFT Records isn't exactly a household name, but the label holds a unique spot in the legacy of St. Louis music. With the help of Mark Fischer, local artist Rob Syers started SKiN GRAFT Comix in 1986, which would move from comics to music by the early '90s. Syers' art show, THE BLASPHEMOUS CAR ... More >>
Excel Brewing Company (488 South Broadway, Breese, Illinois; 618-526-7159) doesn't get mentioned as much as the other craft breweries around St. Louis, but perhaps a new look and a new line of beers will change that. It's much more well-known for its sister operation, Excel Bottling, which has been ... More >>
When you think of a "farm," you likely imagine a sweeping vista of corn, soybean and wheat fields. And this is, in fact, what you see on much of Missouri's more than 27 million acres of rural farmland. However, there is rapidly growing interest in producing food closer to where we live, in the urba ... More >>
This week, re-live your '90s obsessions by catching big names like Beck and Jack White. Some other notable happenings include the two-year anniversary of Blank Space DJ spin the Bump & Hustle, Cardiac Arrest's record release pub crawl, and monthly installments of local experimental series NOiSE and ... More >>
The Lift for Life Gym put on its nineteenth annual Microfest beer festival in Forest Park over the weekend. During three sessions Friday and Saturday, festivalgoers could sample beers from a very large list of breweries, near and far, small and large. The festival also featured live music and demons ... More >>
Local beer fans converged on the Schlafly Bottleworks (7260 Southwest Avenue, Maplewood; 314-241-2337) last Saturday to enjoy good beer and gorgeous weather at the brewery's annual Repeal of Prohibition Festival. Each year, Schlafly commemorates the enactment of the Cullen-Harrison Act on April 7, 1 ... More >>
The Riverfront Times' sister paper, Kansas City's Pitch, posted this blog entry today, about the St. Louis-based Drury Hotels. We'll avoid pointing out the obvious. By ERIC BARTON During a recent road trip, I was given a room key at the Drury Hotel in Amarillo that seemed to be asking me to do we ... More >>
Why do U.S. restaurants use lower-quality non-authentic queso?
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Even bad girls feel good when they're in a supportive community
Busted waterworks balloon shows Slay hasn't learned a Cardinal rule
Hard times are nothing new to outlaw-country pioneer Billy Joe Shaver -- but they seem to have gotten harder in recent years
Missourian Lanford Wilson comes to the Rep to stage his new play, Book of Days, with longtime collaborator Marshall Mason. A look behind the scenes at the men who changed American theater.