Our own Cheryl Baehr was a very distinguished judge at this week's Cocktail Wars competition. Of course, we had to be on hand to document her American Idol-style commentary (would she be a Simon? A Paula?) and watch the bartenders competing do what they do best. See also: Dishcrawl's Cocktail Wars: ... More >>
Barrack Obama was inaugurated for his second term as President of these United States this Monday -- a day that notably was also a national holiday in recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. I'd wager that Dr. King would have seen this as a "win" -- a victory for the equality the man fought his entire ... More >>
Karaoke can be a dangerous endeavor. What can you sing that won't make friends shun you? How can you go balls-out during your next performance? Each week in "Ask a Karaoke Host," RFT Music writer and professional karaoke host Allison Babka answers your burning questions about maximizing your melodio ... More >>
Davy Jones died Wednesday, leaving behind performances on some of the most memorable pop songs of the 1960s, a surprisingly excellent sitcom, and, for movie-goers and music fans of a certain age, this transcendent power-ballad send-up from The Brady Bunch Movie. He also left behind a warning: Be car ... More >>
iliza.comIliza Shlesinger coming to the Funnybone this weekend!Iliza Shlesinger's hotness is (1) undeniable, and (2) irrelevant, because her comic chops are real: In 2008, at the tender age of 24, she won NBC's Last Comic Standing, and hasn't looked back since. She'll be at the Funnyb ... More >>
This is the face that launched 1,000 falsettos -- and also our No. 2 entry in the hits category.Welcome to a new recurring feature on RFT Music. In the next few weeks, we'll be taking a look at the best music movies, from documentaries (Dig!) to movies with earth-shattering soundtracks (Train ... More >>
Photo by Jon GitchoffHoly hell a lot of people want to be the next American Idol. St. Louis is hosting tryouts today at the Scottrade Center, and thousands of hopefuls have been lining up since well before the sun came up. People came from places like Minnesota for a shot at being the next S ... More >>
Sarah RusnakWiz Khalifa mugging with local rapper Yung Ro in March 2011.Light week for announcements while venues finalize their summer schedules, but there are some gems here: Super Jam 4 will blow through Verizon Wireless Amphitheater on June 12--it's the first St. Louis date for Wiz Khalif ... More >>
Drexina MelsonKandi BurrussR&B/soul music fans had just enough time to nurse those hangovers before ringing in the New Year with Fantasia Barrino. Fantasia has become a household name on the strength of a solid singing career, a stint on Broadway and a reality show about her life. She played ... More >>
You couldn't have asked for better weather for Saturday night's festivities on the riverfront. Granted, it was a little on the hot and humid side, but still surprisingly mild for St. Louis in July. The crowd was as enormous as you might expect; many came out specifically for John Legend, while oth ... More >>
When it comes to important issues, most media organizations turn to national experts and pundits. Here at Daily RFT, we instead like to hit the streets and ask everyday people what they think. The answers are not always pretty (or coherent), but everybody deserves their say.For this week, we asked f ... More >>
9 p.m. Friday, September 25. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
Friday, August 28 *Pepperland, Blueberry HIll's Duck Room *PHUT/Confirmists/Theab Hits, Schlafly Tap Room *Silk, The Ambassador *XO, Vintage Vinyl (8 p.m.) *Hurts to Laugh, Firebird *Joe Stickley's Blue Print, Off Broadway *Truett and the Traitors, the Library *The Rumblejetts, Beale on Broadway
Scottrade Center *Green Day, August 11*American Idols Live, Saturday, August 29 Vintage Vinyl *Left Arm 7" Release, Friday, May 15 *Cracker, Friday, May 15 *Mad HaPPy, Wednesday, May 20
8 p.m. Thursday, April 23. Fox Theatre, 527 North Grand Boulevard.
7:30 p.m. Friday, December 5. Chaifetz Arena, One South Compton Avenue.
Having moved from downtown to the Grove, Everest scales new heights.
The Rep's History Boys ain't one for the ages.
Joe takes a swing at the pageant industry
7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 10. Verizon Wireless Amphitheater (14141 Riverport Drive, Maryland Heights).
Dreamgirls soundtrack (Sony)
8 p.m. Thursday, December 7. The Pageant (6161 Delmar Boulevard).
A middle-aged couple with a million dollars and a big dream: To make St. Louis a pop-music hub
The Devil Wears Prada slaps the latest duds on an infamous fashion editor
Week of April 20, 2006
American Dreamz' nation of idiots lands a little close to home
Week of September 21, 2005
Air fair, mon frère
Week of June 1, 2005
And so do the groupies
It's more than a theme, it's the truth
The Year in Review: A Quiz
Mind, Body & Soul (S-Curve)
How to make money and stultify people
Where's the reality for people trying out for American Idol?
Week of June 11, 2003
9/11 was supposed to sound the death knell for irony -- so what's gonna happen to Money Mark?