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  • Blogs

    August 1, 2014

    LaBute New Theater Festival Improves With Strong Plays in Second Week

    Round two of the LaBute New Theater Festival continues this weekend at The Gaslight Theater, and as a general rule, the one-act plays of the second half are much stronger than those of the first. Many earlier works relied on a similar narrative conceit -- strangers meet, secrets are revealed -- but ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2014

    The Six Craziest Music Items at St. Louis Thrift Shops

    Did you put on a party hat and celebrate the United States' birthday all weekend? Sure you did -- we caught you lathering up strangers at your foam parties and proudly sporting your sequined hats at Fair Saint Louis. And you know what? It's your constitutional right (We think?) to fete the red, whit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2014

    Iron Fork 2014: The Menu

    Iron Fork is tomorrow night(!), and we can barely contain ourselves. We hand-picked 39 of the best restaurants in St. Louis, and they'll all be in one place for one night only. Iron Fork will have everything from chicken liver pâté to khao soi noodle soup. Check out the full menu after the jump. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2013

    UPDATED: Guess Where I'm Eating This Turkey Club and Win $25 to La Tejana Taqueria

    Happy Monday, loyal readers! Get your week started right by winning a free meal. All you have to do is correctly guess where we filled our bellies this weekend. See also: La Tejana Taqueria's Goat Soup: One of 100 St. Louis Dishes You Must Eat Right Now Update: Our winner is Facebook commenter Jar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2013

    Karaoke Songs to Put Your Significant Other In the Mood

    Karaoke can be a dangerous endeavor. What can you sing that won't make friends shun you? How can you go balls-out during your next performance? Each week in "Ask a Karaoke Host," RFT Music writer and professional karaoke host Allison Babka answers your burning questions about maximizing your melodio ... More >>

  • Music

    September 20, 2012

    Dread Zeppelin

    9 p.m. Friday, September 21. Duck Room at Blueberry Hill, 6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City.

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    May 10, 2012
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    December 15, 2011
  • Blogs

    December 14, 2011

    Raul Malo Talks Mavericks Reunion and Staving Off Cynicism with Holiday Music

    Kristin Barlowe​When Raul Malo rattles off singers like Frank Sinatra, Pavarotti, Elvis, Andrea Bocelli, Hank Williams and Celia Cruz, he's not name dropping and he's not blowing smoke. The former lead singer of one of the great country bands of the '90s, the Mavericks, and current solo artist ... More >>

  • Culture

    August 11, 2011

    St. Louis Stage Capsules

    Dennis Brown, Paul Friswold and Lew Prince suss out the local theater scene

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2011

    Ten Biggest Musician Death Conspiracies

    wikimedia commons​There's always been a sense of glamour in the blur of all that is sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll, and it doesn't end when the music's done, or even when the rock stars die. Instead, an eerie feeling of mystery and unfinished business surfaces when the demise of a music icon is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2010

    Last Collector Standing: Rum Drum Ramblers Guitarist Mat Wilson on Collecting 78s and Vintage Guitars

    Jon Scorfina​More so than any other form of black wax, the vinyl 78 has endured, preserving an essential portion of 20th century American music, culture and history. It's ironic, then, that you're more likely to find 78s collecting mold in a landfill than you are to find the hugely over-presse ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2010

    Clownvis Presley Speaks! The King of Clowns on America's Got Talent, Winning Over the Goo Goo Dolls and His Next National TV Appearance

    Clownvis Presley with his biggest fans, the Goo Goo Dolls. ​It's a tale as old as time: Clown insults The Great and Terrible Oz(zy) to his wife and as a result becomes nearly infamous, by winning over the hearts and minds of Americans everywhere -- including, but not limited to, the members of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2010

    The U Challenges You to Eat The Graduate Quickly

    Eat this Graduate, you win nada.​Gut Check has given up its long-standing opposition to eating contests and challenges because, hey, 50 million Elvis fans can't be wrong. Besides, we like Midtown's The U (3108 Olive Street, 314-371-1718), which on Saturday, September 11, will host a competition to ... More >>

  • Music

    May 5, 2010

    Red Elvises

    9 p.m. Tuesday, May 11. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2010

    Interview: OK Go Vocalist Damian Kulash On The Band's New Label, New Direction and Yes, Its Videos

    Picture GroupOK Go is at the Old Rock House on Sunday​It's not even half-over yet, but 2010 has already been a monumental year for OK Go. In January, the quartet released Of The Blue Colour Of The Sky, its first album of original material since 2005's Oh No. A marked departure from their earli ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2009

    Everything is Terrible Tomorrow Night at Antarctica

    Unreal has, we must admit, kind of a soft spot for Elvis movies. We like to revel in their badness. But Everything is Terrible is in a whole 'nother league. As students at Ohio University, this group of friends got in the habit of watching bad video. Really, really bad video. Like, ten times worse t ... More >>

  • Culture

    December 3, 2008

    St. Louis Stage Capsules

    Dennis Brown and Paul Friswold suss out the local theater scene

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2008
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    May 7, 2008
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    January 2, 2008

    On the Road

    Get rolling!

  • Music

    June 6, 2007

    Blue Mountain

    11 p.m. Thursday, June 7. Blueberry Hill's Duck Room, 6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City.

  • Dining

    May 17, 2006

    Little Debbie Marshmallow Pies (Banana)

    Grand Supermarket
    2700 South Grand Boulevard

  • Calendar

    May 3, 2006

    Sit Right Back

    And you'll hear a tale...

  • News

    February 8, 2006

    Toybox Americana

    (Gentleman Callers, opening for Chuck Berry at Blueberry Hill)

  • Music

    September 14, 2005

    Beat Happenings

    Week of September 14, 2005

  • Calendar

    January 5, 2005

    King Me

    It's his birthday

  • News

    December 29, 2004

    Best of Street Talk 2004

    Week of December 29, 2004

  • Calendar

    June 23, 2004

    Myth! Oh, Myth!

    Dido and Aeneas get a do-over

  • Music

    April 14, 2004

    The Who

    Then and Now: Maximum Who (Geffen)

  • Film

    December 3, 2003

    Hail to the King, Baby

    Cast as an aging Elvis, Bruce Campbell must do battle with the evil, undead Bubba Ho-Tep

  • Calendar

    August 20, 2003

    Palettes to the People

    Bread & Roses means art for justice

  • Calendar

    August 13, 2003

    Banzai Sci-Fi

    Fant-Asia St. Louis animates Saturdays

  • News

    August 6, 2003

    The Road Goes On Forever

    How long does it take to drive from here to Kansas City? Depends on how much you want to see.

  • News

    August 28, 2002


    Downtown Memphis is already where downtown St. Louis hopes to go

  • Calendar

    August 14, 2002

    Chrome Sweet Chrome

    The Chuck-A-Burger Cruise Night sets hearts and engines racing

  • Film

    November 7, 2001

    Film Feast

    The 10th annual St. Louis International Film Festival arrives this week, and with it a plethora of films and a revived energy

  • Music

    March 28, 2001

    Hall Pass

    Looking for influence, significance, development and perpetuation at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

  • Music

    February 21, 2001

    BS 2000

    Simply Mortified (Grand Royal)

  • Music

    December 13, 2000


    St. Louis native Russell Gunn returns home for a much-anticipated gig at Bistro Europa

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 27, 2000

    Best Kitsch

    Meramec Caverns

  • News

    April 26, 2000

    Plight of the Gypsies

    Home is where they have to take you in. But for the Roma refugees who've come to St. Louis, there's no such place.

  • Music

    December 29, 1999

    Critical Mass

    RFT music critics offer a cut-and-paste compendium of the year in music. Everyone's wrong. Everyone's right.

  • News

    December 1, 1999

    What Is "Cool"?

    (Inspired by the Martell Cognac Billboard Slogan "Beaucoup de Cool")

  • Music

    October 13, 1999


    St. Louis musical sage Steve Pick reveals what Elvis Costello really said about St. Louis

  • Music

    June 2, 1999
  • News

    April 7, 1999

    The Yak-Box Tapes

    One chronic caller's taped legacy of confrontations with Jim White, the KMOX late-night host who went bump -- and grump -- in the night

  • Music

    January 27, 1999
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    December 9, 1998
  • Music

    December 2, 1998
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