This week, check out shows including Oddisee, Masked Intruder, Zagk Gibbons' album release and much more. Fourth of July weekend approaches with special shows from Clownvis Presley (as human a cannonball, nonetheless) and Wussy, for starters. Get our recommendations on this week's entertainment, and ... More >>
Egyptian minister of antiquities Mohamed Ibrahim has a message for the Saint Louis Art Museum: Let our mummy mask go. The mummy in question is Ka-Nefer-Nefer, "The Twice-Beautiful Ka," an Egyptian noblewoman whose funeral mask was unearthed by archaeologist Mohammed Zakaria Goneim in 1951, more th ... More >>
"Godfather of Goth" Peter Murphy will be performing at the Firebird on June 18, according to the tour dates announced last night on his website. The former Bauhaus vocalist is heading out in support of his latest solo album, Lion, available June 3.
The highly addictive, physically destructive and crazy cheap Russian designer drug Krokodil has reached St. Louis, say doctors at St. Mary's Health Center.
Word arrived this morning that Drake's St. Louis concert with Miguel has been pushed back to Wednesday, December 11 at the Scottrade Center, "due to an intense rehearsal schedule and technical production requirements that will be part of the show." The show was originally scheduled for October 8. ... More >>
Metro St. Louis had more people moving out of the region than moving in this summer, according to data from St. Louis-based United Van Lines. The nation's largest moving firm, United has been tracking annual domestic migration for the past 36 years on a state-by-state basis. Over the past two years ... More >>
Some big news about the news today. Two major media outlets in St. Louis, KMOV (Channel 4) and KSDK (Channel 5), will soon be owned by the same parent company, according to an announcement today that Gannett Co. is acquiring Belo Corp. for $1.5 billion. Belo, the parent company of KMOV -- which, b ... More >>
It averaged just 26 mph during its 21-hour flight yesterday from Dallas, but finally, at 1 a.m., the Solar Impulse touched down at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport. The revolutionary solar airplane made of carbon fiber can travel night and day without fuel. The Swiss-based aircraft is traveli ... More >>
The NHL season is coming to a close, and the St. Louis Blues -- excuse me, that should be Your First Place St. Louis Blues -- are getting ready for their final push to the finish line. There's plenty on the line for the Blues, who currently sit atop both the Western Conference and the NHL as ... More >>
Madonna, fresh off a Super Bowl appearance and more aware of how to capitalize than possibly anyone in pop music, has just announced a massive 2012 tour. And just days before Madonna 2012 World Tour goes out in (presumably) a blaze of infinite production value in Miami, she'll make a stop here in St ... More >>
In a strange about-face, the president tries to hack medical marijuana off at the knees
courtesy of Twilight Town TreksUrban racers at the Twilight Town Trek race in St. Louis last year. Don't they look like they're having fun?If you were instructed to go a Central West End establishment called 3.14159, and then report to the "oculus tavern" across the street, where would you go?If ... More >>
Village Voice Media underwrites an ACLU lawsuit against the state of Arizona
Image viaMark Parkinson: "95 percent of my constituents wanted me to get tough on illegal immigration"Last week, Daily RFT reported on HB 2449, a bill introduced in the state House of Representatives that would stiffen penalties for people who "harbor" undocumented immigrants in Missouri and make ... More >>
Image sourceMen of St. Louis, it's time to take pride in your accomplishments!Condomania, the venerable online condom store, has done our nation a great public service. After an exhaustive survey of 27,000 of its male customers, the largest such survey since the heady days of the Kinsey Repor ... More >>
Tunrstiles work just fine at San Francisco's BART, but then, that's a heavy rail systemOne argument wielded by Proposition A opponents of hiking the St. Louis County sales tax a half cent to restore and expand Metro transit services is that there's too many f ... More >>