In this week's music feature for the print edition of the Riverfront Times, we address the link between music and adrenaline in the sports world. Chemists and biologists have proven that music and other stimuli can have a major effect on sparking adrenaline, which in turn may boost both athleticism ... More >>
Orkeed Restaurant (3191 South Grand; 314-664-3940) opened its doors in south city in the space formerly filled by Al Waha Restaurant & Hookah Lounge this past spring. After a facelift to both Al Waha's menu and interior, owner Taif Jassim along with chef Wael Khudair pick up where Al Waha left off a ... More >>
Jessica Baran encapsulates the St. Louis art scene
Jessica Baran encapsulates the St. Louis art scene
image viaThe Snowpocalypse here may have amounted to just a few inches, but the news from Egypt is really just as bad as you've heard. Daily RFT just got off the phone with Alix Dunn, an American who lives in Cairo and works for an NGO. Dunn wrote her masters thesis on social networking under ... More >>
Ike Skelton: Defender of Family ValuesA group of gay-rights activists plans to protest outside U.S. Congressman Ike Skelton's district office in Jefferson City this morning. Members of the LGBT organizations GetEqual and Show Me No Hate say they will drop off a petition with 3,000-plus signatures ... More >>
The first image that appears when one googles the term "iraq police".There's a punch line (or two) in the following press release sent out today from the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department. If you find it, feel free leave it in the comment section below. Now, without further ado:
Tonight at the Pageant, Cracker and Camper Van Beethoven will be performing together. In this week's paper, Matt Wardlaw chatted with frontman of both groups, David Lowery. One facet that didn't make it into the interview was Lowery's discussion of the tour of the Middle East the band went on last y ... More >>
British artist Jeremy Deller's cross-country traveling art show It is What it is: Conversations About Iraq, spent Tuesday afternoon parked in front of Vintage Vinyl in the Delmar Loop.
I just can't envision myself, you know, the big straw hat and a Hawaiian shirt sitting on some beach. Particularly since I quit drinking.- President George W. Bush at his final press conference, 1.12.09This is the most self-aware statement our soon-to-be former president has ever uttered. Not only b ... More >>
Halfway through last night's Raising Sand tour stop in St. Louis, producer-bandleader T Bone Burnett thanked an enraptured Fox Theatre crowd. "It's good to be home," said Burnett, before delivering his only solo performance of the evening, "Earlier Baghdad." Afterward, acknowledging the song's dark ... More >>
Ann Wright, one of only three U.S. government officials to publicly resign over the U.S. invasion of Iraq, was in St. Louis Tuesday night to speak with anti-war supporters at MokaBe's Coffeehouse and at Left Bank Books, 399 N. Euclid Ave. Wright, who spoke for about 90 minutes at Left Bank on Tuesd ... More >>
No End in Sight
I wish you could've been there. Last night Andrew Carroll and Jeff Shaara took the mic at the main branch of the St. Louis Public Library downtown and told the story of how Operation Homecoming came to be. The book, in case you haven't heard of it, is subtitled Iraq, Afghanistan, and the Home Front, ... More >>
Breaking out of the pack of Iraq war docs, No End in Sight devestates.
St. Louis archaeologist Sonny Trimble takes the stand in Saddam Hussein's trial, and the nation is riveted.
Chris Hondros/AFP/Getty Images Sonny Trimble testifying yesterday in Baghdad at Saddam Hussein's trial After spending two years combing through Iraq's killing fields, forensic archaeologist Michael "Sonny" Trimble took the stand yesterday (November 30) as an expert witness in Saddam Hussein's seco ... More >>
Forensic archaeologist Sonny Trimble takes the witness stand in Baghdad, and the nation is riveted
Sonny Trimble's grave undertaking: unearthing the victims of Saddam's slaughter.
Schlafly Bottleworks, 7260 Southwest Avenue, Maplewood; 314-241-2337.
Why We Fight probes America's passion for war
Wednesday, August 10; BB's Jazz, Blues & Soups (700 South Broadway)
Brad and Angelina are out to kill each other. You may want a piece of them too.
A soda called Pipi Bubble, Austria's last wandering shepherd, a boat made of 164,321 wine corks: It's all here
In Ridley Scott's latest epic, it's good for one really stunning siege
The Year in Review: A Quiz
When Tom Cruise plays the bad guy, the results aren't very good
Sunday, June 20; the Pageant
Week of May 19, 2004
Unreal meets a guy who's Optimistic about Iraq, laments the banning of ephedra and listens in on an argument between sports columnists; plus we help you (yes, you!) enter the P-D essay contest
Week of March 10, 2004
Week of March 3, 2004
The Jewish Film Festival of St. Louis unspools this week
When these soldiers became writers, the pen becomes very mighty indeed
An unusual quirk of history brings forth Holocaust tales from an unlikely place
2002 proved that TV has no shame at any hour
But just think, no one hates TV more than Trent Lott
Different factions scramble for the spring school-board elections, but ex-Mayor Schoemehl looks like one of the few who's interested.
Jean Carnahan's shooting prowess could take her into the trenches
Laclede's Landing welcomes Diablo! Café, where you can have a hot time in the old city