Katie MoultonDid Eli "Paperboy" Reed strike a deal with the devil? How else could this 27-year-old Massachusetts native sing like a soulman's screamin' dream, with all the sexy swagger of Wilson Pickett? Last night's performance at Off Broadway demolished all doubt: If you want music of the h ... More >>
St. Louis once again topped the list as the nation's "Most Dangerous Cities" in 2010. Here, then, is a look at ten of the most-heinous crimes (ranked from bad to worse) occurring in and near the city within the past 12 months. John Thornton10. The Murder of a MayorJohn Thornton was on his way hom ... More >>
His brother's reaper: Calvin TaylorSt. Louis County police charged 38-year-old Calvin Taylor today with the murder of his older brother, Paul Taylor. According to police, Taylor killed his 48-year-old brother earlier this week at Paul's home in the 900 block of Chesswood in Florissant. On Tuesday ... More >>
British celebrity chef Jamie Oliver works with West Virginia schools to improve student lunches. (American Farm Bureau)Chinese farmer perfects pears shaped like baby Buddha. (The Daily Mail)Kraft attempting takeover of Cadbury. (The New York Times)Lebanese-owned barbeque joint in Clarksdal ... More >>
Alive At Seventy Five
The Skeletons reunite, we gift some of St. Louis' best bands and remember Ike Turner.
Local niche labels keep the music coming.
St. Louis Shakespeare that's the one that's been around since 1984 and mounts its shows at the Grandel Theater, not the newer company that puts on its plays in Forest Park has announced that Alfonso Freeman will perform the title role in its production of Othello, which will run from F ... More >>
A local music fan starts Broke & Hungry Records, Matador Records gets its videogame on and the debut of "Yo! RFT Raps"
Thursday, September 22; BB's Jazz, Blues & Soups (700 South Broadway)
Frederick's Music Lounge; Tuesday, December 28
Blind Mississippi Morris breathes new life into the blues
The songs on Cassandra Wilson's new album unfold over many listens, revealing some of their secrets and leading to more
The true confessions of über-pimp, badass mother and rock & roll legend Ike Turner
Tuesday, Aug. 3; Off Broadway
Despite his personal demons, Ike Turner's contribution to St. Louis music lands him the Slammies' Lifetime Achievement Award