• Blogs

    March 12, 2014

    USA Today: How to Spend a Hipster Weekend in St. Louis

    The word "hipster" is used so often now we're not totally sure what it means anymore. In USA Today's latest weekend travel guide, "hipster" means eating donuts, shopping for vinyl and drinking craft beer. (Actually, that sounds pretty great.) The national newspaper offered readers its top picks f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2014

    St. Louis Pancake Bowl: A Champion is Crowned at St. Peters IHOP Location

    Forget wings -- for some this Super Bowl weekend, it was all about pancakes. On Saturday, competitive eaters gathered at International House of Pancakes locations around the country for the first ever Pancake Bowl. St. Louis was no exception. An eclectic crowd of men -- some bearded, some wearing c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2013

    SKiN GRAFT's Al Johnson on St. Louis: "Flip the Arch Upside Down"

    Skin Graft Records pushed math-rock and noise in the early '90s, an era when those terms weren't so faux pas and hardcore tended to leak into other genres without fear of scuffing up some favored tradition. The label's roster grew through the next decade, hoisting up the Dazzling Killmen, Melt-Banan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2013

    Al Johnson is Decent: A Conversation with the Host of This Weekend's Skin Graft Records Homecoming

    Skin Graft Records emerged in the early '90s amidst the rise of music cross-genres noise-rock and math-rock. Being an early proponent of such salty sounds, label owner Mark Fischer saw fit to combine records and comics in an unholy union of visual and audio debauchery. Early art featured Rob Syers, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2011

    Steddy P On His Spring Tour with DJ Mahf: Jameson for Dinner

    DJ Mahf and Steddy P at Smashburger. Photo by Eric Farlow​Earthworms' DJ Mahf and Steddy P from Kansas City, who founded IndyGround Entertainment, just got back from a second tour this spring. They were traveling in support of their most recent album, What Happened Tomorrow, which you can dow ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2010

    Missouri Comes to Its Census; Leads National Average in Returning Questionnaire

    ‚ÄčNot only is today April Fool's Day, but it's also Census Day. Now ain't that a coinky-dink? So let's crunch some numbers, shall we, to see how Missouri fares compared with the rest of the fruited plain in filling out and returning the questionnaire. As of right now, the national partic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2009

    By the Boards: Dennis Brown on the STL Theater Scene June 26-30

    After more than a month of robust activity, it feels as if the local theater scene is about to take a brief hiatus. Blues in the Night at the Black Rep and Little Shop of Horrors at Stages are both closing this weekend. After this weekend The Lady from Dubuque returns to that netherworld where Edwar ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 10, 2009
  • Blogs

    June 5, 2009

    By the Boards: Dennis Brown on the STL Theater Scene June 5-7

    Like ships that pass in the night, this week some theater companies are concluding their seasons as others are just revving up. It makes for an unusually eclectic mix.www.circusflora.orgCircus Flora makes June fly by in Grand CenterSt. Louis Actors' Studio wraps up its second season with a homegrown ... More >>

  • Culture

    May 7, 2003

    Till Death Do Us Part

    Two Edward Albee plays probe the tangle of love and despair

  • Dining

    April 2, 2003


    Chestnut's at the Adam's Mark Hotel, Fourth and Chestnut, 314-241-7400

  • Film

    September 19, 2001

    A Glitch in Time

    From the director of the spooky Session 9 comes the amiable farce Happy Accidents

  • Culture

    February 7, 2001

    Shoe Shine

    Designer Rod Beckett considers the many ways to adorn a woman's foot