Subject:

Isaac Hayes

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2014

    The Best Concerts in St. Louis From July 28 to August 2

    This week, catch acts including Nick Waterhouse, Helmet and Filter, Kings of Leon, the Washington Beach Bums and much more. Read on for some recommendations for the next seven days, and don't forget to check back on Friday for more weekend picks.

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2014

    Hip-Hop Did Not Begin How You Think It Did

    To hear most people tell it, the history of rap goes like this: MCs were originally rapping primarily to showcase their DJs. That is, until Sugar Hill Gang put out "Rapper's Delight" in 1979. It was the second rap record of all time and an enormous hit, proving there was a market for rapping on wax. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2013

    The National Blues Museum Hosts Film/Lecture Series This Fall

    The National Blues Musuem (601 Washington Avenue) sets its sights on an opening in late 2014, which seems awfully far away -- far away enough to induce a melancholy tune, wouldn't you say? Luckily, eager music fans won't have to wait to get schooled on the blues thanks to a special free film and lec ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2013

    Out Every Night: The Best Shows in St. Louis from May 13 to 19

    You'd think that having jobs like our's would grant us innate superpowers to recall the goings-ons of any particular day at the blink of an eye, but the reality of it is that staring at the dozens and dozens of new shows that roll in weekly can become somewhat disorienting (luckily, this here concer ... More >>

  • Music

    October 25, 2012
  • Music

    July 14, 2011

    Bo-Keys

    3 p.m. Friday, July 15. Euclid Records, 601 East Lockwood Avenue.

  • Music

    November 4, 2010

    The Bo-Keys/Charles Walker & the Dynamites

    6 p.m. Friday, November 5. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.

  • Music

    July 29, 2009

    Sax for Stax Tour

    7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 30. The Bottleneck Blues Bar at the Ameristar Casino, 1260 South Main Street, St. Charles.

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2009

    Hump Day Slow Jam of the Week: Isaac Hayes, "Walk on By"

    The Singer: Stax recording artist, Shaft theme singer, King of New York, voice of South Park's Chef and Scientologist: Isaac Hayes amassed quite the rap sheet before his death last year. He started as a songwriter for Stax Records and became a singer in his own right in the late '60s. Toda ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2008
  • Calendar

    December 19, 2007
  • Film

    July 20, 2005

    Boyz N the Studio

    Hustle & Flow is short on action, long on scenes of recording

  • Culture

    December 15, 2004

    Capsule Reviews

    Dennis Brown and Deanna Jent suss out local theater

  • Culture

    December 8, 2004

    Capsule Reviews

    Dennis Brown and Deanna Jent suss out local theater

  • Culture

    December 1, 2004

    Capsule Reviews

    Dennis Brown and Deanna Jent suss out local theater

  • Culture

    September 29, 2004

    Capsule Reviews

    Dennis Brown and Deanna Jent suss out local theater

  • Culture

    September 22, 2004

    Capsule Reviews

    Dennis Brown and Deanna Jent suss out local theater

  • Culture

    September 15, 2004

    Capsule Reviews

    Dennis Brown and Deanna Jent suss out local theater

  • News

    September 8, 2004

    Song of the STL

    On Saturday, September 4, we tuned in to local musical frequencies in their vast and varied incarnations. What we heard, all day and all night:

  • Music

    July 28, 2004

    Blasts from the Past

    Recent compilations unearth a secret history of the United States of Funk

  • Music

    June 30, 2004

    Golden Oldies

    We talk with the Old 97's, turn up the freedom rock and marvel at Wilco's PR machine

  • Music

    August 27, 2003

    Something Muddy This Way Comes

    Make way for the down-and-dirty sounds of the Big Muddy Blues Festival

  • Film

    June 25, 2003

    Film Openings

    Week of June 25, 2003

  • Music

    December 18, 2002

    Masters of Their Domains

    Hometown legend Bennie Smith joins other blues greats at the "Guitar Masters 2002" show

  • News

    August 28, 2002

    Sweaty Teddy

    For this maestro, the weddings go on forever and the receptions never change

  • Music

    April 17, 2002

    Loving Cup

    East Side jazzman Eddie Fisher's soulful classic "The Third Cup" is a hot-ticket item all over the world -- too bad it's been out of print for 20 years

  • Music

    December 19, 2001

    Ghostface Killah

    Bulletproof Wallets (Sony/Epic)

  • Culture

    November 21, 2001

    Final Cut

    The St. Louis Film Office loses its funding and closes its doors

  • Music

    January 3, 2001

    Wu-Tang Clan

    The W (Loud/Columbia)

  • Film

    June 14, 2000

    Shaft

    Directed by John Singleton

  • Music

    December 8, 1999

    LUKE SLATER

    Wireless (Novamute)

  • Film

    October 27, 1999

    BIG-SCREEN EPIC

    Comprehensive coverage of the Eighth Annual St. Louis International Film Festival

  • News

    April 21, 1999
  • Music

    March 10, 1999
  • Music

    February 17, 1999

    Rhythm Regatta

    Isaac Hayes performs in the hallowed halls of Powell as part of the Blues, Roots, Honks and Moans Festival

  • Music

    December 30, 1998

    Perfect Circles

    The RFT music editor advises you on his favorite music of 1998

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