The 2012 Riverfront Times Music Showcase is a month away. And if that is our own St. Louis Music holiday, then consider this the season: Over the next month, we'll be making our cases for all 125 bands and artists nominated for an RFT Music Award this year. Each weekday between now and the showcase ... More >>
Night two of An Under Cover Weekend featured a little something for everyone, a nice reminder of another one of the event's benefits: the ability to bring disparate crowds together.
Most of this diverse crowd was still filtering in during Samuriot's opening set as third-wave ska legends Reel Big Fi ... More >>
Didn't get around to seeing all ten films nominated this year for Best Picture? No worries. Fake-it-til-you-make-it with these review snippets of the nominees, by our very own Basterds: the film critics of Village Voice Media.J. Hoberman writes of Avatar that it "is a technological wonder, fifteen y ... More >>
The May Day Orchestra dropped me a line a few weeks ago to report that it's penned another "folk opera" and plans to debut it on Friday, October 30, at the Black Bear Bakery. Details!
The first May Day Orchestra project concerned Lucy Parsons and the anarchist labor leaders of Chicago in the 1880s. ... More >>