When it comes to chess, hip-hop is king. That's one of the ideas behind the World Chess Hall of Fame's new exhibit Living Like Kings: The Unexpected Collision of Chess and Hip Hop Culture. Exploring the connections between the game of kings and what is arguably music's most strategic lyrical genre, ... More >>
Round one of Coachella is over and damn, was it a good one! We're all sore, sunburned and smiling. Here's the best of what we saw during another memorable weekend in Indio.
"What I want from each and every one of you is a hard-target search of every gas station, residence, warehouse, farmhouse, henhouse, outhouse and doghouse in that area." -- Tommy Lee Jones, The Fugitive You don't have to spend much time at South By Southwest to know that all of the above building ... More >>
Wu-Tang mashups are nothing new - from The Beatles to Warren Zevon, the Shaolin collective has been and remains one of the ripest sources for remixing and reconextualizing. However, when word dropped last week of Doomtree's "Wugazi" project - a Fugazi/Wu-Tang mashup - the Internet went abuzz ... More >>
The year that was 2006 in the St. Louis music scene
Wednesday, 8 p.m. March 8. Pop's (1403 Mississippi Avenue, Sauget, Illinois)
Still no Jigga, but Kanye, some loveable Limeys and a great Beyoncé substitute held it down
In the season of sequels and Happy Meal toys, 05 may be a pleasant surprise.
Haven't had enough Wu-Tang merchandise? Now there's a book.
Jim Jarmusch serves the perfect blend: Coffee and Cigarettes
Our critics enter the summer-movie fray
Legend of the Liquid Sword (MCA)
The Wu-Tang Clan finds strength in numbers
What was billed as an appearance by the Wu-Tang Clan at the Galaxy turned out not to be