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  • Calendar

    April 10, 2014
  • Blogs

    December 17, 2013

    The Whiskey Ring Now Open on Cherokee Street

    Move over, Maplewood and the Central West End -- there's another whiskey bar in town. After a weekend of soft openings, The Whiskey Ring opens Tuesday afternoon, December 17, at 2651 Cherokee Street. Former Off Broadway bartenders Jason Matthews and John Joem found the space a few months ago through ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 30, 2013
  • Blogs

    January 23, 2013

    Photos: Seven Arch Coal Protesters Lock Themselves to 500-Pound Plant Pot, Face Arrest

    Here's one way to make a scene: Lock yourself to a 500-pound potted plant inside a corporate building as others dance and sing loudly in the lobby. That's exactly what a group of activists did yesterday inside the Arch Coal headquarters in Creve Coeur. And the demonstration -- aimed at drawing atten ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2013

    The Best Concerts in St. Louis this Week: January 22 to 27

    Well, I hope you enjoyed that temporary shot of springtime over the weekend while you could! Clouds are currently unloading some major snowflakes outside, but that's no reason to get left out in the cold during this week's shows. Check out Ian Fisher & the Present's CD Release and visits from Sponge ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2011

    Fleet Foxes and Alela Diane at the Pageant, 7/19/2011: Review, Photos and Setlist

    Fleet Foxes. Photos by Christian Schaeffer​Fleet Foxes | Alela Diane The Pageant July 19, 2011 There were occasional wafts of pot smoke in the air, but Robin Pecknold was in the mood for something a little more over-the-counter. "Are there any Claritin users in the house?" asked the Fleet Fox ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2011

    Fleet Foxes, Playing A Sold-Out Pageant Tonight, Just Crushed Pitchfork

    Courtesy of the artist​It's not like Fleet Foxes needs endorsements -- its show tonight at the Pageant sold out with a quickness and the band's sophomore full-length, Helplessness Blues, peaked at No. 4 on the Billboard album chart. It's still hanging around at No. 61. And in spite of the f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2011

    Pitchfork 2011: Fleet Foxes, No Age, DJ Shadow and Other Highlights From Day Two

    DJ Shadow.​It's funny--spend a few minutes in the sun surrounded by 18,000 of your closest friends, and suddenly Maslow's hierarchy of needs takes on new significance, ie: We need sunscreen. I gotta pee. Someone needs water or they're going to faint. Dudes, I'm hungry. Beeeeeer. We need beeeee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2011

    Before Computers, Giant Model of Mississippi River Determined Flood Risks

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers via PlacesThe Mississippi River model during its last days of use in the early 1970s.​This spring, computer models helped the Army Corps of Engineers determine the exact outcome of flooding when the agency made the controversial decision to blast the Birds Point Levee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2011

    Blood Pony to disband after June 18 farewell show at The Warehouse

    ​Despite making great strides in its two and a half years of existence, Blood Pony is being put out to pasture. The seven-piece orchestral indie-pop group, which released full-length Escapists this January after last year's Kissing Cities EP, is playing one last show this Saturday, June 18, at ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2011

    Blue Moon Belgian White, Tower Pub​Once, many moons ago, Drink of the Week was young and in love. She sat on a balcony drinking cheap wine and making moony eyes at the object of her affections. The young lovers ran out of wine, so they went to the store to get more. When they returned to the balcony, they notic ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 18, 2010
  • Blogs

    November 17, 2009

    The Novice Foodie in Asheville and Atlanta

    Kelli Best-Oliver​My husband and I were in desperate need of a road trip. Didn't care much where or why, we just wanted to hit the open road and get out of St Louis for a while. We ended up heading toward Charlotte, North Carolina, to see friends who'd moved out there. Along the way, we planned o ... More >>

  • Music

    October 22, 2003


    Iron & Wine and Fruit Bats are leading the new folk revolution

  • Music

    April 30, 2003

    Hayseed Dixie

    Thursday, May 1; Blueberry Hill's Duck Room

  • Culture

    March 19, 2003

    Blues Travelers

    It's all about the love at the Black Rep

  • Film

    October 17, 2001

    God's Gift

    From the Mountain come joyous songs about life, death and redemption

  • Music

    July 18, 2001

    Various Artists

    Music From and Inspired by the Motion Picture Songcatcher (Vanguard)

  • News

    April 28, 1999
  • Music

    December 2, 1998

    Parlor Secrets

    Kate and Anna McGarrigle gather family and close friends to create a recording built on deep bonds and memories