Jackson (Mississippi)

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2013

    The Ten Best Shows in St. Louis This Weekend: June 28 to 30

    HEY YOU, READ THIS: People seem to habitually gloss over these intro paragraphs and miss the fact that they, too, are filled with picks and suggestions for excellent show-going adventures for the weekend. Don't do that! There is simply too much great music in St. Louis, so we've been trying to make ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2012

    St. Louis Food Truck Operator Killed in Mississippi Car Accident

    Sad news to pass along: The Post-Dispatch reports that two St. Louis men were killed Monday when the SUV in which they were traveling overturned near Jackson, Mississippi. One of the two men was Cliff Collins. With his wife, Earline, Collins owned and operated Barnyard Kitcjen, a mobile barbecue ve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2012

    Inside an Ashen Building, a Legal Aide Adds Color

    "Does that make sense?" asks Vara Lyons. "I'm trying to not sound like a cerebral art historian." She can't help herself. Lyons is a legal assistant for the Community Affairs Bureau of City of St. Louis Circuit Attorney's Office. She's also a self-described art history nerd whose life has been shad ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2011

    St. Louis Dethroned: City Now Ranked 4th Most Dangerous Place in America

    ​Our reign is over. St. Louis is no longer the Most Dangerous City in America, a title it held in '06 and again in 2010. Flint, Michigan, has stolen our thunder to become the new No. 1, according to the latest crime rankings from the always controversial CQ Press.The publisher of crime data statis ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2011

    Hurricane, Café Ventana

    Alicia Lohmar ​On our way out the door the other afternoon, we spied a squirrel taking a nap, sprawled on a low, fat tree branch in the backyard. Arms and legs hanging, belly stuffed with black walnuts, he was suspended directly above a woefully underused hammock. We felt a sharp pang of jealo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2011

    Interview: Amanda Rainey of Dubb Nubb and Special Passenger Records

    Cory Taylor Cox ​In this week's print issue, we spent some time with Delia and Hannah Rainey, the twin sisters of Dubb Nubb, and older sister, drummer and Special Passenger Records owner Amanda Rainey. Below is some of our interview with Amanda, in which she provides the label's history and ph ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2011

    Seether's Dale Stewart Rocks the Wings at the Silver Ballroom

    MTV.comSeether bassist Dale Stewart dreams of hot wings at work.​Yeah, he's come to snuff the rooster. Wait...wrong band, right poultry. Although Alice in Chains sang about snuffing roosters, Seether bassist Dale Stewart is going to be doing it for real on Thursday at the Silver Ballroom. So ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2011

    Mississippi Man Loses Burger to Tornado

    Another round of severe weather ripped through St. Louis last night, and it whipped up some fried chicken: .bbpBox60461680919982080 {background:url( #C6E2EE;padding:20px;} p.bbpTweet{background:#fff;padding:10px 12px 10px 12px;margin:0;m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2011

    Robert Brothers Sued For Not Paying for Programming on WRBU Channel 46

    cnn.comIn 2009 CNN pegged Steven (left) and Michael Roberts empire at $1 billion.​Given its daily lineup of reruns of Roseanne, Cosby Show, Tyler Perry's House of Payne, and tired crime-show dramas, one might think that WRBU my46 wasn't paying anything for its programming.  Turns out, maybe t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2010

    Milton "Skip" Ohlsen's New Home: Yazoo City, Mississippi, Federal Correctional Institution

    The man behind state senator Jeff Smith's downfall and suspected of playing a role in a 2008 bombing in Clayton, Milton "Skip" Ohlsen was transported to federal prison in Mississippi this week. Ohlsen has been in federal custody in St. Louis County since December 2008 when he was arrested for multip ... More >>

  • Music

    February 25, 2009
  • Music

    January 16, 2008

    Muppet Gone to Heaven

    Veteran bluesman Bobby Rush charms China, while B-Sides makes a mixtape for Elmo the Muppet’s life.

  • Music

    August 23, 2006

    Beep Beep, Yeah!

    B-Sides explores the van woes of Cars Can Be Blue, talks to Split Lip Rayfield's Kirk Rundstrom about conquering cancer for one last tour and downloads some screaming Sleater-Kinney.

  • Music

    May 4, 2005

    The Basement Tapes

    Kenautis Smith has the beat, and for a little cash it's yours

  • Music

    October 22, 2003

    Anson Funderburgh and the Rockets

    Wednesday, October 22 through Sunday, October 26; Bottleneck Blues Bar, Ameristar Casino

  • Music

    April 10, 2002

    What's in a Name?

    Slammies no more -- it's the Riverfront Times Music Awards

  • News

    September 19, 2001

    Keepin' It Real

    Cherokee Street is trying to reclaim its working-class heritage. But the power brokers have made their peace with poverty.

  • Music

    May 23, 2001

    Eddie Cotton

    Thursday, May 24; B.B.'s Jazz, Blues & Soups.

  • Music

    January 27, 1999