Rain, rain go away. Seriously, go away. Don't let this weekend's weather dampen your spirits. Party like it's 1929 or preview Mike Randolph's upcoming Mexican restaurant. Stay dry if you can -- fingers crossed the rain doesn't affect this month's Food Truck Friday. Check out our food-related recomme ... More >>
We told you on Monday how Matt Seiter of Sanctuaria (4198 Manchester Avenue; 314-535-9700) is preparing for the Paris of the Plains bartending competition in Kansas City next week. Now in the lead-up to the event comes this video in which Taste (4584 Laclede Avenue; 314-361-1200) master mixologist T ... More >>
Matt Seiter, bar manager of Sanctuaria (4198 Manchester Avenue; 314-535-9700), will be a finalist in the Paris of the Plains Bartending Competition on Sunday, August 26, in Kansas City. The competition pits twelve bartenders from around the country against one another. Each contestant will mix a dri ... More >>
Georgia Scott has been a visual journalist for The New York Times, run a bookstore/cafe in Harlem, traveled to 57 countries, published an international study of headwraps and has now produced a book which may have one of the most provocative titles we've seen in some time: Down There: Narratives Abo ... More >>
Kholood EidIs this woman supposed to me his mom? Creepy.Launching a fragrance has become part of the formula for marketing oneself today. It just seems to be a natural step managers are now pushing their clients to pursue. It's all a part of some weird pursuit of going from a person to an act ... More >>
Diana Cojocaru, 23 Delmar Boulevard and Westgate Avenue In an effort to celebrate the people who keep our city interesting, Daily RFT is launching a new weekly blog post, "Bold Types," featuring photos and street interviews with the fashionistas, fresh faces and free spirits of our town. ... More >>
If you are looking for some good-natured (mostly...) competition among DJs, take yourself on down to Old Rock House for the St. Louis leg of the Red Bull Thre3Style competition. The winner gets a chance to compete at the national finals, and from there it goes global. Last year's competition ... More >>
Let's guess what J. Biebs is thinking here: "It's so tough being a teeny tiny heartthrob. Y'all just don't understand, yo! I'm angsty!"...Maybe. He's probably just thinking about recess though. Blueberry Hill Duck Room *Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers, July 29 Cicero's *Oceans Over Airplanes ... More >>
Study officially links fructose syrup to obesity and diabetes. (Times Online)Companies don't keep promise to push healthy food to kids, but Campbell's is reducing the sodium in SpaghettiOs. (Los Angeles Times, Associated Press)A look at the Le Fooding festival in Paris. (New York Times Mag ... More >>
Just before Dillinger Escape Plan took the stage at Pop's on Saturday night, an ominous, low rumble emanated from the PA, rattling the entire venue and its contents with the force of a jet engine. The droning prelude was so enveloping that when the New Jersey mathcore vets launched into its first so ... More >>
On World Food Day, angry farmers start tire fire in Paris. (Huffingtonpost.com)Report urges calorie limits in school lunches. (Los Angeles Times)Amish cuisine goes urban. (Philadelphia Inquirer)A history of Trappist beers, and how a lack of new monks might change the system. (Reuters)How to ... More >>
Once again, Wednesday in St. Louis is chock full of awesome shows for you to attend. First, at Off Broadway, Ha Ha Tonka, Treaty of Paris and Roman Candle will be bringing the rock, Midwestern-style. And at the Library, Kansas City's Roman Numerals will be synth-gothing it up along with Waiting for ... More >>
7 p.m. Wednesday, November 21. 2 Cents Plain, 1114 Olive Street.
Saturday, November 3. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
Disney opts to get rid of transfats from theme parks in Paris, Tokyo and Hong Kong in addition to U.S. parks. (International Herald Tribune) www.wikimedia.org The more fast food you eat, the fatter you get. Well, duh. (USA Today) The five-second rule never applies. Ever. (Indianapolis St ... More >>
The long walk over, Julie Delpy explores what comes next (i.e., the hard part).
5 p.m. Friday, July 13. Creepy Crawl, 3524 Washington Boulevard.
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Dennis Brown and Deanna Jent suss out local theater
Week of June 29, 2005
The ten most radical hip-hop records of all time, including NWA, Public Enemy and...Mos Def?
Old-school hip-hop is ready for revival
Monk in Paris: Live at the Olympia (Thelonious Records)
Hudson and Watts cheese it up in France
Le Petit Paris is a fine stand-in for the City of Light
His inspired passion made him a favorite in the art world. Now Marcel Salinas is stuck in St. Louis, where hardly anybody knows his name.
Week of November 7, 2001
A French New Wave veteran proves he's still nimble and vital
The film Men of Bronze: The Black American Heroes of World War I chronicles the warm welcome of American jazzmen by their French hosts
St. Louis' Philosophical Cafe offers everyone -- not just academics -- the opportunity to discuss the great questions of life
German artist Max Beckmann's fervent wish to have his works exhibited alongside those of his Paris School rivals is finally fulfilled in a show at the St. Louis Art Museum