Deliberately shrill and mostly dense, "noise" has become a blanket term for bands that explore and experiment around the beaten path. The genre, like others, isn't without its share of hangups, but that's why we're here. Every month, we supply a short list of sure bets in St. Louis, ranging from nee ... More >>
This weekend's food events and festivals include a crab fest at Broadway Oyster Bar, PrideFest 2013 downtown, Farm Dog, and the grand opening celebration of the Saint Louis Art Museum's new East Building and more. Where will you eat?
The post-New Year's lull has finally subsided. Get out and enjoy some winter-worthy events to either embrace the snow or warm up that cold nose. Take for instance, the Loop Ice Carnival featuring everything from ice carving and thousands of chocolate coins in ice cubes as an example of the former. F ... More >>
Last fall, Ian reported on a new coffeehouse coming to south city, Sump Coffee. Gut Check followed up after the opening to get a closer look into the cafe's offerings. Scott Carey says he just might be obsessed with coffee; however, his fascination isn't that of the typical everyday caffeine junkie ... More >>
At last, Gut Check closes the books on 2011 with our annual roundup of all the year's openings and closings and relocations. Of course, we say "at last" knowing that, in spite of our best efforts, we likely missed more than a few restaurant debuts and departures. Please let us know in the comments!
Antonio PachecoYou might remember the old Miso Underground: that dank, subterranean grotto we all knew and loved. With its moody light fixtures, beige suede sofas and Don Johnson look-alikes, the place just screamed "ambiance." You know, back when "ambiance," meant something resembling an opi ... More >>
Paul Stanley's in town
Mom and Dad are cool with it
The earth has given a lot to you, so come on out and celebrate its special day
Friday, April 16; Lemmons and Saturday, April 17; Radio Cherokee
Talkie Walkie (Astralwerks)
Japanese composer Nobukazu Takemura has released some of the most important experimental electronic music of the past decade
Written and directed by Peter Greenaway