Muhammad Alhawagri and Sherif Nasser are not chefs by day -- they both work at Washington University. Alhawagri is an assistant professor and biologist in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery; Nasser is an assistant professor of marketing in the Olin Business School. But by night, food is their pass ... More >>
Long-time editor-in-chief Tom Finkel currently wraps up his last week at Riverfront Times, so here's a Kid Rock send-off. Yeah, why not? OK, but seriously, let's all pay our respects by watching Bob Schneider's new music video. Tom will soon be overseeing the Village Voice's music blog, Sound of the ... 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 >>
Today's comment of the day comes in response to the Army Corps of Engineers decision to blow up the Birds Point levee south of Cairo. Commenter Mike N. writes: That's one way for the Corps to ensure job security -- build levee, blow up levee, rebuild levee, repeat. It's like a bizzaro Myth of ... More >>
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 >>
image viaHardee's in Cairo.Another reason to be glad you're in St. Louis today instead of Cairo: Even though there's sleet and snow, you can still go to Hardee's, which remains open, even when other stalwarts like the Courtesy Diner have closed, and warm yourself up with a Thickburger. The B ... More >>
Egypt is in total chaos right now, you may have heard. The government has been overturned and there's rioting in the streets. But the Egyptians are way luckier than St. Louisans because even though their country is a shambles, it's going to be 70 degrees and sunny in Cairo tomorrow. And what ... More >>
The activist group MORE issued a summons to the banks, accusing them of crimes.It may not be Cairo, but we've had our share of protesting lately, too. Last Friday a throng of activists assembled at the entrance of the downtown branch of Bank of America in support of foreclosure victims and m ... More >>
Sylvain Sylvain of the New York Dolls talks up the glam pioneers' history and fantastic new record.
From a long-buried pyramid to the Saint Louis Art Museum: The mysterious voyage of the Ka-Nefer-Nefer mask.
INXS' Garry Beers weighs in on all things Rock Star, Karl Sanders of Nile expounds on Egypt, and B-Sides shakes our Groovethang