"Godfather of Goth" Peter Murphy will be performing at the Firebird on June 18, according to the tour dates announced last night on his website. The former Bauhaus vocalist is heading out in support of his latest solo album, Lion, available June 3.
A Sunday church service in East St. Louis became a frightening crime scene when three masked gunmen entered the house of worship and demanded that parishioners give them their money. "These are some trying times now," East St. Louis Police Chief Michael Floore tells Daily RFT this morning. The i ... More >>
Legal refresher: Law-abiding citizens are welcome to wear bullet-proof vests! Ex-felons, however, are not. (The 2002 federal law in question was challenged but upheld a year ago by the Supreme Court). Which is all unfortunate for Dontae Reid, a 27-year-old from Belleville, Illinois. He was ... More >>
Two new plays explore race relations
A St. Louis barber-chair maker weathered the Depression, succumbed to Japanese competitors and adapted to changing fashion