Here again: every newly announced show for the week! On page one you'll find a quick list of shows that particularly caught our attention, followed by embedded YouTube videos; there, you can check out some of the artists you may not be familiar with. Page two contains our complete listing of new sho ... More >>
Here again is every newly announced show for the week! We have offerings from the big-arena rock show variety all the way down to the hole-in-the-wall club type; music fans of all shape and size are bound to see something worth getting excited about. 311 will be bringing Slightly Stoopid and the Agg ... More >>
(c) Topps Inc.Topps is just screwing with Cardinals fans now. According to Rick Chandler at Off The Bench, Skip Schumaker's baseball card in the forthcoming Topps' Series 1 features Schumaker's right ankle only, with most of the card given over to the Rally Squirrel.A spokesman for Topps said the ... More >>
Did we ruin the surprise? As you may have noticed, we were excited to be St. Louis music fans this year. And there is no more substantial document of the sound of this city in 2011 than the music released by its bands and artists. It is not an exaggeration to guess that the releases in the m ... More >>
When we heard that the Pujols Family Foundation was about to unveil a nine-foot bronze statue of Albert Pujols, our first question was: Is Albert wearing a Cardinals jersey?"He is," says sculptor Harry Weber, who's been working on the piece since around the time Pujols ended contract-extension ta ... More >>
Things can get a little weird when a home recording whiz leaves his looping pedals in favor of a full band, and Here We Go Magic's Luke Temple and his band are doing something very odd on their second album--restless, kaleidoscopic kraut pop? Whatever. Thom Yorke loves it. At The Firebird May 7. ... More >>
Missing: Brian Sutter's teeth and more Blues players in the St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame.Need more proof that St. Louis is a "baseball town"? Check out the names (below) of the athletes and broadcasters inducted yesterday to the inaugural class of the new St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame. Ten of th ... More >>
In the end, it was a perfect pairing. Former St. Louis Cardinals manager Whitey Herzog elected into the Hall of Fame today with one of his men-in-blue nemeses -- umpire Doug Harvey.Herzog, who retired in 1990 after compiling a .532 winning percentage as a manager over an 18 year career, noted tod ... More >>
On a sunny and breezy morning today, elected officials and members of the Gateway Foundation, opened up the 2.9-acre Citygarden to the media, touting its role in reshaping downtown's Gateway Mall.Photo: Nick LucchesiLeft to right, St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay, park architect Warren Byrd, St. Louis A ... More >>
Aerial rendering of Citygarden.
The much anticipated Citygarden, which hopes to further propel downtown St. Louis' revitalization efforts, opens to the public at 6 a.m. on July 1. Situated on a two-block stretch between 8th and 10th streets -- bounded by Chestnut Street on the north and M ... More >>
The blanket of humidity over Kiener Plaza on Monday -- whose idea was it to have the press conference outside? -- didn't seem to deter the mood of media and baseball officials touting Sheryl's Crow's free concert planned for the All-Star Weekend.
Photo: Nick Lucchesi
Sheryl Crow on June 22, t ... More >>