This happened: Laura Cantrell, a New York-based country singer and songwriter, shared a stage with two friends, Rosie Flores and Kristi Rose, backed by Fats Kaplin and Mark Spencer, two of the finer musicians in a town that, on this or any week, affords some stiff competition. The trio of voices fil ... More >>
In the market for a couple of movie theaters? Two of St. Louis' prime indie cinemas are apparently on the block. Last night, Bloomberg broke the news that billionaire Mark Cuban is putting his Landmark Theatre chain up for sale. The chain includes the Loop's Tivoli Theatre (the RFT's next-do ... More >>
Welcome to Girl Walks into a Bar, a weekly Gut Check feature that spotlights local bars and bartenders. This week Alissa Nelson profiles Double D Lounge bartender Tanner Scott. Below is a Q&A with Scott, followed by a video of him mixing a Creamsicle cocktail. Alissa NelsonJell-O shots, anyone? Jel ... More >>
si.comBroadway Joe: The man least likely to pottymouth that other JoeThis just in to the Unreal e-mail bag. The second installment of HBO's quarterly Joe Buck Live show's slated for Tuesday, September 22. Per the press release (boldface is ours):In addition to a previously announced live gatherin ... More >>
Via Flickr.The Dallas Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki.The sad, sad tale of Dirk Nowitzki's relationship trouble just keeps getting worse. It isn't bad enough that the German-born basketball player's girlfriend, one Cristal Taylor (original name Crystal Taylor), was recently revealed as a longtime scam ... More >>
After seeing Jim Calhoun, men's basketball coach at the University of Connecticut, lay into a reporter who asked him about giving back a portion of his salary to help and offset the state's budget shortfall (Calhoun is, in fact, the highest paid state employee in Connecticut), I found myself thinkin ... More >>
How much should it cost Internet radio operators like Jim and Wanda Atkinson to satisfy your cravings for streaming rock & roll?
Unreal discovers libido-enhancing Sorrelex and finds a local blogger who watched The Exorcist in the creepiest place possible. Plus, Todd Lewis suggests that perhaps we should get off our ass.
Handwriting experts, Bosnian profanity and televised breakups: all part of Michael Hetelson's revolutionary vision for indoor soccer in St. Louis
Hoop dreams die hard for coach John Campbell and his Sanford-Brown Indians
Running with the bulls, and other officially sanctioned behaviors; plus the Brad Cloepfil Death Watch!
Or: How Mark Cuban would have -- and could have? -- saved the music biz