Word arrived this morning that Drake's St. Louis concert with Miguel has been pushed back to Wednesday, December 11 at the Scottrade Center, "due to an intense rehearsal schedule and technical production requirements that will be part of the show." The show was originally scheduled for October 8. ... More >>
Copyeditors don't have the splashy bylines of reporters or the lovable kookiness of art directors. They sit at their desks with bowed heads, poring over their well-worn copies of the Chicago Manual of Style, checking to see if "postimpressionism" is one word, two words or hyphenated. They hear "und ... More >>
Update, 8/27: Details have emerged. The Smashing Pumpkins' St. Louis date is October 18 and the venue is the Chaifetz Arena. Tickets go on sale this Friday at 10 a.m. The Smashing Pumpkins just announced a fall 2012 North American tour; the Canadian dates have been announced but so far only the U.S ... More >>
What was that thing? You know, the thing the Blues have so much trouble with. The, the thing? That one thing everyone kept saying was really the biggest thing that might keep the Blues from winning that cup thing? Oh, that's right. The winning-away-from-home thing. That thing. Well, the ... More >>
So far this season it had been all Nashville, all the time when the Blues and Predators get together. Nashville's defense, at times capable of being as smothering as the Blues' own, had kept the St. Louis attack under control, and Pekka F. Rinne keeps doing this really spot-on but incredibly ... More >>
Photo by Jason StoffBon Iver The Pageant September 11, 2011 Let's take some responsibility for the Bon Iver emerges from a cabin mythmaking. It does not belong in the vacuum we have assigned it -- Justin Vernon is considerably more complicated and less exciting than that. And while he may h ... More >>
Refreshing! Finally, we seem to be on the other side of this week's bout of soul-shredding heat. Summer's all well and good, but the Beach Boys weren't singing about an endless summer where it feels like 115 degrees. Their summers were a good 30 degrees cooler than what we've been experiencin ... More >>
Each Tuesday, record store clerks unpack boxes of albums and re-stock shelves with this week's newest music releases. There's a whole bunch of good stuff, so we've gathered a few notable albums as a starting. This batch includes parody craftsman Weird Al Yankovic, Grammy-winning singer Jill S ... More >>
Image viaIt's been nearly a decade since Valient Thorr arrived on Earth - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, to be exact - from its home on Venus. This Sunday the band will make its second St. Louis appearance in six months, opening for Motorhead at Pop's. In September Valient Thorr headlined at th ... More >>
What to do with leftover beads from a broken favorite necklace or the stray poker chips found under the couch? Most of us would throw 'em in a junk drawer and watch the dust collect, but John Garrett takes random round ephemera and makes it into art. Find details on Garrett's show and more in the li ... More >>
When one looks at the scope of human history, there are a few ideas that truly stand out above all others. Air travel. The printing press. Motion pictures. And now, finally, a new idea has come along fit to stand with those. www.oyr.orgNever again will I look at goalie pads the same way.Hockey ... More >>
The things you find via random Internet searches. Here's a blog based in Canada (Calgary, Alberta, more specifically) raving about our own Theodore. In a very kind post, the author says he's "quite taken with them at this point. They have that hazy, slide guitar country ballad feel. This stuff ... More >>
Did the city deliberately tailor the ordinance and bid requirements to favor only one red-light camera company?
The sounds Zeena Parkins coaxes from her hand-built electric harp are odd and beautiful
The Busches, the Orthweins and other St. Louis royalty get down and dirty playing polo. It's the passion that grounds their lives.
Sunday, Aug. 6; Blueberry Hill/Duck Room