St. Louis' premier peddlers of metallic misery the Lion's Daughter teamed up with Memphis metallic hardcore outfit Nights Like These to release a split seven-inch serving one of the noblest of causes: All proceeds will go to benefit stray dog and cat organizations in both bands' hometowns. And when ... More >>
The 2014 Riverfront Times Music Showcase will be held this year on June 7 in the Grove! Think of it as St. Louis music's own official holiday and consider this the season. Throughout May we at RFT Music will be making our cases for all 140 bands and artists nominated for an RFT Music Award this year ... More >>
Six months before St. Louis artist and music legend Bob Reuter fell to his death down an elevator shaft, state inspectors closed and padlocked the 95-year-old, poorly-functioning elevator in the condemned building. A Sunday report in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch found a Missouri inspector closed and ... More >>
It has been a particularly heated week for gun debates. In Missouri, a Republican outcry about gun owner privacy in Missouri sparked a major policy change and a high-profile resignation. Nationally, the U.S. Senate failed to pass a background check proposal, angering even some longtime NRA members. ... More >>
At the Capitol this session, Missouri legislators have introduced all sorts of bills related to guns, some aimed at reducing violence with stricter policies around sales -- and a whole lot more aimed at stopping any gun control measures altogether. But Republican State Senator Eric Schmitt is prom ... More >>
It's been a bloody start to 2013 in St. Louis, with at least sixteen people falling victim to homicide -- and that's just within city boundaries. We also recently learned that Missouri has the highest rate of any state in the nation of black homicide victimization -- a title supported by ongoing gun ... More >>
Harold Pinter receives a high-voltage production from City Players
Ty Cobb was a son of a bitch. The City Players examine the myth and the man.