Can you run up sloped walls? Climb uneven surfaces? Leap from spinning (or rolling) platforms? Then you might have what it takes to be an American Ninja Warrior. This weekend, for the first time in the NBC show's six season history, the extreme obstacle course competition is bringing its regional ... More >>
When Ashley Seering saw a news segment on the city skatepark under the Kingshighway bridge, she knew there was more to the story. A local student, Seering says it was clear to her that the site would make for a compelling documentary subject and was one that deserves more attention -- especially sin ... More >>
This weekend is a good one for local artists, as it includes two album release shows and a music video release party. Friday night will see the release of Old Capital Square Dance Club's new CD at Off Broadway, as well as Spelling Bee's latest offering at the Schlafly Tap Room. The former is ten dol ... More >>
It took a while, but local hip-hop trio 12 to 6 Movement finally unleashed their new collaboration-heavy album, Titties Out. Since our last interview with the group, they added songs with Joe Budden, Opio and A-Plus from Souls of Mischief/Hieroglyphics and Psycho Les from The Beatnuts to a tracklist ... More >>
As the temperature tops 100, RFT has discovered some cool ways to stay, well, cool in these dog days of summer. We've got art, music, magic and more indoors, plus a skate show and bike race for you daredevils who want to brave the heat. Viva la air conditioning!
Indie-garage band the Radical Sons -- or rather, RS members Ben Goldstein and Nick Risler -- have relocated to Brooklyn, New York. The young act plans to record a new EP, the follow-up to last year's Throwing Knives, in April with Eli Janney. (While known for his work with Wilco and Ryan Adams, Jann ... More >>
Saint Louis University's Billiken Club finished this semester's concert series last night with Vancouver's the Japandroids and Florida's Surfer Blood. Photographer Jason Stoff was in the sweaty mess of bodies during the Japandroids set and brought back 40 photos from the show: The slideshow is title ... More >>
7:30 p.m. Sunday, November 1. Cicero's, 6691 Delmar Boulevard, University City.
9 p.m. Thursday, May 28. Blueberry Hill's Duck Room, 6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City.
Congrats to local metal dudes Head on Collision, who recently got a nice article in Thrasher, the seminal skateboarding and music magazine. The following picture was spotted on the STL DIY Hardcore message board:
The Wii's latest pool game is a cue stick in the mud.
8 p.m. Monday, July 16. Creepy Crawl, 3524 Washington Boulevard.
Readers call out Paul McKee and Prince Joe.
7 p.m. Friday, April 20. Grant Gymnasium on the campus of Webster University (470 East Lockwood Avenue, Webster Groves).
8 p.m. Tuesday, March 6. Lemp Neighborhood Arts Center (3301 Lemp Avenue).
Getting Up is a flawed but fascinating ode to graffiti 's early years.
More than horsin' around
Week of June 1, 2005
And that's the best of times
The hardest-working band in St. Louis, wookie boners and all
Fountain Lake Skatepark
Week of August 18, 2004
Unreal covers it all: Funnylady Kathleen Madigan, a traveling preacher who lacks Judgment and Bob Horner's Fatkins diet; plus, a new sport for extreme St. Louisans!
Friday, June 4; the Duck Room
St. Louis Mills confounds
But Diane Rademacher found it
Elk Fork of the Salt River near Paris, Missouri
Week of August 27, 2003
Fast cars, fast bands, fast women
Light-Bulb Changer Chuck Kalert
Week of August 14, 2002
University City Loop
St. Louis' Fran releases the 7-inch Look Out!!! Steely Dan!!! on Rooster Lollipop