Fans of the musical "Meet Me in St. Louis" will remember how Esther Smith (played by Judy Garland) laments in song that the boy next door at 5133 Kensington Avenue doesn't notice her. Last night, that block of the city got attention for a much darker (and sadder) reason: That's where the city' ... More >>
It's National Coming Out Day! Today is the day that we celebrate and give love to all of our out and proud gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer friends.
In honor of this yearly event, we'd like to provide you with a soundtrack for your own personal National Coming Out Day. These songs will ... More >>
Sleepy Kitty's debut full length, Infinity City, had an informal release party last week at the Royale. The band is playing a show tomorrow at Pig Slop with Cowboy Indian Bear and Little Big Bangs. We are introducing a feature, Live and Local, to help introduce St. Louis bands to people who ... More >>
Tomorrow is another day for some vintage licensing companies accused of copyright violations.A long-fought suit in federal court here -- in which heavyweights Warner Brothers and Turner Entertainment Co. argued that movie nostalgia companies should be permanently barred from using promotional ima ... More >>
Ultimat VodkaMama's loves her Mom's Ultimat Martini! Forget the flowers this Mother's Day, because Mama likes to drink! At least that's what the folks at Ultimat Vodka are hoping.
The brand, distributed by the fine folks who brought us Patron Tequila, has created signature cocktails for Mot ... More >>
In the old days, just being an actress wasn't enough. Everyone had to be a double threat just to keep up with singing actresses like Julie Andrews, Doris Day, Marlene Dietrich and Judy Garland. But then musicals fell out of fashion and we find ourselves asking, "Why the hell is Gwyneth Paltrow singi ... More >>
Collectible dolls are creepy in general, but none are creepier than the Madame Alexander variety. No matter who they are supposed to represent, every doll has the same childishly round face, plump cheeks and (worst of all) staring glass eyes.
Image sourcel-r: Holly Golightly, Lucrezia Borgia, Rhett ... More >>
This weekend is packed with parties, good music and other interesting things to do. Here is our list of events that won't break the bank. From techno music electro jams to Neil Young, from planning a wedding to gazing at stars, this weekend promises to be an interesting one.
Image courtesy Michael ... More >>
muny.orgAfter two solid offerings in 42nd Street and Annie, the Muny returns on Monday from its self-imposed Fourth of July hiatus with a one-week run of Meet Me In St. Louis.Based on the 1944 movie that starred Judy Garland (which in turn was based on a series of short stories by Sally Benson), th ... More >>
This week the Bear Market
embarks on a great adventure: the sandwich. Last weekend we bought a
stack of frozen grocery store panini and flatbread and stockpiled them
in the RFT freezer. Barring theft, we will try out a new one every day this week.We had to go back to the supermarket this morning to ... More >>
'Tis the season to give thanks, you know. And you want to know what I'm thankful for this year? I'm most thankful for Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher and Tyna Robertson. Because this kind of shit is what makes it easy to come up with something to write about every day.
See, Mr. Urlacher, who ... More >>