This is the last week to check out Other Ways; Other Times: Influences of the African-American Tradition from St. Louis Collections at the Philip Slein Gallery (4735 McPherson Avenue; 314-361-2617). "It's really a who's who of African American artists over the last nearly 100 years," says Slein of ... More >>
At least once every blue moon I want to highlight a few music video's that have crossed my path. Sometimes when we hear of a new artist, the very first place we go is Youtube, which typically either makes us a fan or a hater in short order. I decided I'd pass along a few interesting videos from unde ... More >>
Looks like a member of last year's RFT Music Awards winner for "Best Hip-Hop Group" has spawned a Mini-Me -- and damn if he isn't talented and adorable. Heir Jordin is the five-year-old son of drummer and Doorway rapper RT-FaQ, and he's already following in Daddy's footsteps. Born Jordin Jackson-Pr ... More >>
TJ Miller is a standup comedian versed in the styles of sketch, improv and absurdist comedy. His most recent cinematic venture, Transformers: Age of Distinction, just wrapped and he has three more in post-production. In 2011 he released The Extended Play E.P. demonstrating that laughter, while a one ... More >>
It is that time of year again. That special time after Mardi Gras, in the middle of Black History Month, when we drop our Valentine's Day chocolates and honor the past and present Presidents of the United States of America (for the shortest month of the year, February seems to really be collecting h ... More >>
Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending February 12, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books, Pudd'nhead Books, Subterranean Books and Sue's News. It was a fine week on the bestseller list for St ... More >>
Keith Richards early in his career. February is Black History Month, the mere existence of which is a reminder that white people have spent a majority of America's existence being total dicks. When it comes to popular music, Caucasians are like a race comprising Winona Ryders who have no prob ... More >>
Celebrate Black History Month with an all-local, all African-American art exhibit this Friday at Star Clipper. East St. Louis hip-hop duo Scripts n' Screwz will perform as well. See details on this event and more after the jump. Marvin CurryDear God, from CMY K at Star Clipper.
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