Ben Westhoff tonight at Left Bank.Former RFT staffer Ben Westhoff is out with a new book exploring the artists who helped popularize the southern style of hip hop that has dominated airwaves for much of the past decade. Tonight at 7 p.m. Westhoff reads from his work Dirty South: Outkast, Lil Wayn ... More >>
Any knucklehead with DSL and a laptop can now make an electronic track. With a half hour of clicking and fiddling, you can sample enough cheesy beats and mashups to clog arteries from here to Berlin. Simple dropdown mouse maneuvers can transform electro tracks into progressive house tracks (from dr ... More >>
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Metropolis St. Louis throws its annual music festival
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Ay caramba! Union Station's Latin American Festival promises fun, food and frenzied footwork
Mediating the city's liquor-license madness is enough to drive an alderman to drink
In 1963, a group of African-American runaways and truants was sent to a rural reform school. Then the nightmare began.