For those in search of laughter or curious about the goings-on of the comedy scene in St. Louis, we will be making monthly recommendations for shows in (and near) the city. From sure-thing hilarious to fingers-crossed, "Oh God! I hope this works" affairs, Funny Events is your connection to sketch, s ... More >>
Paul Goetz has been in the film business for a while, but he can't seem to get one in the can. Well, that's not completely true. The "Arrested Development" mega-fan has already had some success on the big screen, notably sharing a scene with George Clooney in "Up in the Air." But Goetz, a St. Lou ... More >>
This weekend has some pretty huge shows: Saturday especially is packed. There's a crazy ass rave thing (it's a rave, right? Cause that's what I'm calling it) happening at Scottish Rite (that bigass empty building on Lindell) that is headlined by none other than the Crystal Method. I think it would b ... More >>
9 p.m. Saturday, October 20. 2720 Cherokee, 2720 Cherokee Street.
Please pardon my lack of enthusiasm today; I'm still mourning that crushing playoff-ending defeat our city's beloved Redbirds faced on Friday -- damn those victorious Nationals. Also, Dewey Defeats Truman! Oh, ESPN. There's good shows this week: Smashing Pumpkins plays the Chaifetz on Thursday -- i ... More >>
Here again: every newly announced show for the week! On page one you'll find a quick list of shows that particularly caught our attention, followed by embedded YouTube videos; there, you can check out some of the artists you may not be familiar with. Page two contains our complete listing of new sho ... More >>
It's never been a secret that Chick-fil-A, a fast food chain that is closed on Sundays and has previously spouted an anti-gay agenda, lacks a certain separation of church and chicken. We've shared our views on the company's politics before, as have many, and now it seems the rest of the world is tak ... More >>
Representative Russ Carnahan, in the increasingly heated battle against Representative Lacy Clay, has just released a talking mailer to his constituents, calling out Clay for his remarks about PayDay Loans. Right, a talking mailer. Like one of those singing birthday cards. Except this one yells, ... More >>
Little-known fact: According to our style guide (the big book of grammatical do's and don'ts that provide the RFT with its immutable styyyyyyle), all band names are to be treated as singular, not plural nouns. For example, when referencing a band such as "The Beatles," we'd write "The Beatles is com ... More >>
9 p.m. Saturday, June 9. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
Homer Simpson proudly displays his Grammy Award for Outstanding Soul, Spoken Word or Barbershop Album.Adele could soon become a Grammy paper champion. Oh sure. 21 is a worthy entrant for the coveted Grammy for Album of the Year. "Rolling in the Deep," after all, topped the 2011 Pazz and Jop P ... More >>
In the event that you've just returned from an extended stay at an ashram in Bangalore, eschewing all creature comforts in favor of a daily regimen of meditation, hot yoga and colon cleanses, Gut Check has news for you: Quill.com, an offshoot of the Staples chain of office-supply suppliers, has gone ... More >>
St. Vincent | Cate Le Bon Old Rock House October 6, 2011 St. Vincent songs do not politely proceed from verse to chorus. They circle, predatory and lithe. Annie Clark's astral voice folds pleasant-sounding words into sinister sentiments, and her guitar whips like a fat coil of cut live wire shower ... More >>
R.I.P. Jack LaLanne, fitness guru, juicer salesman and -- for recent generations -- the inspiration for Uncle Jack Dorso on Arrested Development. Following is a video snippet in which Uncle Jack (a.k.a. Martin Short) is first introduced to the show...
6 p.m. Saturday, December 4. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
Week of March 1, 2007
Veronica Mars: The Complete Second Season
She's the Man fits the bill for teenage drag-king fans
A look at the sophomore efforts from a few local bands
Who knew Juliette Lewis had a club called dignity in her bag?
Babs as Marge Schott? No? Oh well.
You think Mr. Night and Ms. Day are cool now? Wait till you see them tearing through Forest Park on Segways.
Watermelon, Chicken and Gritz (Atlantic)