The Magnetic Fields | Gal Musette
Sheldon Concert Hall, 11/14/12
Since the Magnetic Fields last played St. Louis, it has completed its synth-free trilogy (2010's Realism was the last puzzle piece), left Nonesuch Records, and returned to Merge Records, the indie label that released its prime 1990s w ... More >>
Last July, when the folks at CBS News and Vanity Fair called about 1000 adults to get their views on fluffy topics like underwear and Jesus, a plurality -- 46 percent! -- said the Gateway Arch was the "least impressive" landmark. Let's put that another way: A miniscule proportion of our nation ... More >>
Beth Bombara is one of St. Louis' most talented -- and busiest -- musicians. She sings, plays keys and guitar in Old Lights, is the entire backing band for Cassie Morgan and maintains an active outfit under her own moniker. With banjo player Karl Eggers, she recently embarked on a tour of the West t ... More >>
Old Rock House
January 28, 2012
Between Evan Dando's Lemonheads set at Old Rock House on Saturday and the Ryan Adams show at the Peabody this Tuesday, St. Louis is being paid visits by two of the more mercurial personalities in alternative rock n'roll. Both have let fits of erratic b ... More >>
Welcome to Girl Walks into a Bar, a weekly Gut Check feature that spotlights local bars and bartenders. This week Kelsey Whipple profiles Bar Napoli's Han Tran. Below is a Q&A with Tran, followed by the recipe for the Summer Breeze.Kelsey WhippleHan Tran is a welcome rarity. He's a spiritual ... More >>
Image sourceThe Count. Now an AP scribe?Is constant bad news about the Deepwater Horizon oil spill getting you down? Then take heart in the fact that all the gooey black stuff washing up on white sand beaches, ravaging Louisiana marshlands, and choking pelicans to death wouldn't even fill the Sup ... More >>
Oil, oil, everywhere, and not a drop to drink.There appears to be no limit to the ways in which the media has tried to help us all visualize the extent of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
There've been reports that the amout of oil gushing into the Gulf would cover all of Manhattan, Ch ... More >>
The Daily RFT has compliled for you work-tethered fans some of the most classic quotes that describe the glory of our National Pastime.
The San Francisco Giants in the early 1970s had a scappy third baseman named Al Gallagher. He wasn't much of a ballplayer and only hung around for fo ... More >>