We're five months into 2013, and now that all the beginning-of-the-year trend pieces are but a distant memory, we can identify what foods and dishes are hot at area restaurants. Some off-the-cuff observations from this restaurant critic: Pimiento cheese (or pimento, if you prefer, but you invite th ... More >>
It's the most wonderful time of the year: list season. Before we open up all our presents from the past 12 months, let us gather around the fireplace and reminisce on the gifts from the guitar gods. Here are the six sweetest riffs of 2012. Let us know your favorites in the comments below. See also: ... More >>
8:30 p.m. Sunday, July 29. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.
A Place To Bury Strangers July 19 @ The Firebird 8:00/9:00, $12, all ages. Not since ...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead first traipsed around the country demolishing equipment and eardrums alike has a band been on a mission of aural destruction like A Place To Bury Strangers. The Brooklyn ... More >>
Santigold | Nee June 13, 2012 The Pageant Santi White cuts a boring figure on stage. Or at least she did last night during her set at the Pageant (6161 Delmar Boulevard). Sluggish and overly rehearsed, she was so much less interesting than the fascinating spectacle that surrounded her on stage. Tha ... More >>
8 p.m. Friday, June 12. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
9 p.m. Saturday, June 9. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
You're in town for the Midwest Regional of the NCAA Tournament. The basketball has ended for the night, and you're still looking for some "live" entertainment to keep the party going? Well, does Riverfront Times have some advice for you! (And they say service journalism is dead?) Plug a few of ... More >>
The last few days, Village Voice Media's indefatigable music staff has been regaling you with stories of the best from SXSW 2012. In the midst of these discoveries, we've been culling another list: the worst shit. The acts that ranged from huge bore-fests to downright lame. Below, you'll find our cr ... More >>
8 p.m. Thursday, February 23. Luminary Center for the Arts, 4900 Reber Place.
Show in a Van Down by the River, November 16 November 16th was chilly this year, as November 16ths in St. Louis tend to be. Rain was tentatively in the forecast, and a quick glance to the cloud-covered skies served only as confirmation of our local weather forecasters' suspicions. In an unassuming ... More >>
Image viaAfter a recent lunch at a Chinese hog trough buffet where we were lulled into stupor by the gentle tones of "Rock-a-Bye-Baby" on the sound system and one too many sticks of chicken meat, we've been thinking a lot about music and food. Turns out we're not the only ones. Around the s ... More >>
Photo by Mabel SuenNoise-rock duo Spelling Bee recently embarked on a tour that took members Joseph Hess and Mabel Suen to Washington D.C., Baltimore, Bost and more. We explored the band's approach to D.I.Y. in a feature as the tour was kicking off. Now that they've returned, we asked drumme ... More >>
Humdrum on a Subway in NYC. Courtesy of Dan MeehanHumdrum recently returned from its second tour, and first to hit the coast. Among the band's standout stops were Cincinnati, Ohio; Ithaca, New York; and Washington, D.C. And, as with most tours, a few things did not go according to plan. For i ... More >>
wikimedia commonsBrooklyn alt-rock pioneer and boundless life enthusiast They Might Be Giants has just announced a whole bunch of fall tour dates, and we've got one of them. The band comes to the Pageant on Saturday, September 24. Tickets are $25.00 and go on sale May 20th at 5 p.m.
Veteran New York Times sports columnist George Vecsey will be at O'B Clark's in Brentwood next Thursday night, May 12, for a signing party of his new book Stan Musial: An American Life. (The event is sponsored by Left Bank Books.) Yesterday he took some time out from his tour to talk to Daily ... More >>
8 p.m. Saturday, April 23. The Luminary Center for the Arts, 4900 Reber Place.
9 p.m. Monday, March 21. Apop Records, 2831 Cherokee Street.
8 p.m. Monday, January 24. Cranky Yellow, 2847 Cherokee Street.
Police are searching for the suspect who shot and killed a patron at the Peek-A-Boo Club in Brooklyn, Illinois, around 4 a.m. this morning. According to reports, a man was kicked out of the strip club for fighting. That same man allegedly returned to the club with the gun and shot two men in the ... More >>
8 p.m. Wednesday, November 10. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
Dennis Brown and Paul Friswold suss out the St. Louis theater scene
Search Engine LandIn honor of yesterday's epic "Dead Girl" Google Street Bomb, as reported by Gawker, we've put together a list of the top ten Google Street View Photobombs.
Last week Regretsy, the website that culls online mega craft show Etsy for the worst handmade goods -- "Handmade? It looks like you made it with your feet." -- featured an art photo they dubbed "Shit Sandwich." The artist, unimpressed with a sandwich she'd ordered, reconstructed her leftovers, took ... More >>
8 p.m. Thursday, June 17. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.
Bummer news for many in town, for sure: Sleigh Bells -- the buzzed-about scream-pop duo from Brooklyn -- has canceled its opening slot for Yeasayer tonight at the Gargoyle. According to its Twitter, it's due to a "family emergency" and the tour will pick back up on Tuesday. All is not lost, however: ... More >>
10 p.m. Friday, March 26. The Gramophone, 4243 Manchester Avenue.
9 p.m. Thursday, March 4. The Billiken Club, 20 North Grand Boulevard, in the Busch Student Center on the campus of Saint Louis University.
Image ViaCops love donuts but not this kind.Just when you think crime and punishment in the metro east suburbs can't get anymore absurd (Taco Bell police chase, anyone?) a guy goes and escapes from the pink handcuffs of a female Brooklyn police officer.A 23-year-old man -- police declined to name ... More >>
8 p.m. Tuesday, March 2. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
Health officials destroy over $1,000 worth of local fruit over business license dispute. (Chicago Tribune) USDA kills never-functional livestock-tracking program. (Des Moines Register)Brooklyn high school students flock to food justice class. (New York Times)Need sandwich assistance? There' ... More >>
Central West End bistro Moxy (4584 Laclede Avenue; website) is hosting a tasting of single-malt scotches on Saturday, December 5. Participants will get to try Macallan 18-year, Glenfarclas 25-year, Glenmorangie 18-year, Ardbeg Nam Beist, Bowmore 18-year and Highland Park 25-year. There will be ... More >>
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