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  • Film

    May 29, 2014
  • Blogs

    January 25, 2013

    Here are Five Charity Songs that Sucked for the 28th Anniversary of "We Are the World"

    Way back in the '80s, people liked feeling magnanimous. "I hear there are starving kids in Ethiopia." "Fuck that! We can feed people with a song!" And thus, the idea for "We Are the World" was born. Maybe. I haven't actually talked to Lionel Richie about his motivation for coordinating the song, bu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2012

    David Clohessy and SNAP: Ten Years After Gaining Celebrity

    Ten year's ago this month David Clohessy, director of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP), was named one of the world's "25 Most Intriguing" by People magazine. Included in that 2002 class were actors and performers such as George Clooney and Britney Spears, world leaders the l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2012

    The Old 97's Return to 1997 at the Pageant: Time Tripping at the Genesis of Alt-Country

    Old 97s, with The Travoltas and Rhett Miller (solo) The Pageant Oct. 16, 2012 Music is a funny thing. Like photos or scent, songs have a way of making us remember the past. Late relatives. Swim class. That road trip to Dollywood with a jerk you never should have dated in the first place. Chances ar ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 29, 2012
  • Blogs

    April 27, 2011

    Not Invited to the Royal Wedding? Celebrate From Across the Pond With Treats from Queen's Cuisine

    Image viaRoyal bride and groom shortbread​Gut Check happily celebrates National Pretzel Day, National Doughnut Day and 50%-Off-Cadbury-Crème-Egg Day, also known as Easter Monday (okay, we sort of made that one up). Naturally, we're beyond ecstatic about the royal wedding. Pageantry, crown jew ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2009

    Show Review Setlist: Billy Joel and Elton John at the Scottrade Center, Thursday, May 14

    For the third time in 15 years, Billy Joel and Elton John have teamed up with their dueling pianos co-headlining tour. It's a fool-proof idea, really, and therefore no surprise that it drew a near-capacity crowd to the Scottrade Center last night. Both men have racked up dozens of hit songs and sol ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2009

    'Fess Up Now: Who Left Their Lint Brush in a Safe-Deposit Box?

    Missouri State Treasurer's OfficePill boxes, salad tongs and a lint brush: Who would ever leave such treasures in a safe deposit box ? It's that time of year again: The Missouri State Treasurer's Office is trying desperately to clean out its vault full of unclaimed loot. (These are items that folks ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2009

    Lady Di's Blues Corner Documents Local Musicians and Venues

    (Piece by Dean C. Minderman) Blues enthusiasts know that the music is best experienced live, but when you can't get to one of St. Louis' blues clubs in person, you can still take in some of the sights and sounds online by visiting Lady Di's Blues Corner. The site features dozens of pages of photos a ... More >>

  • Home Entertainment

    April 25, 2007
  • Culture

    August 13, 2003

    For Love of the Game

    Kevin Costner doesn't make friends. He makes movies, dang it.

  • Calendar

    July 31, 2002

    Hoofers' Holiday

    The annual St. Louis Tap Festival steps smartly into town

  • Film

    November 21, 2001

    Emma Goes to France

    Amélie serves up a daring, moving take on Jane Austen's best-loved heroine

  • Calendar

    August 1, 2001

    On Tap

    Most of the world's top tap dancers are gathering in St. Louis for the 10th annual All That Tap festival

  • Music

    February 14, 2001

    Touch of Evil

    History tells us that musicians who turn to the written word are just asking for trouble. Occasionally, though, something special sneaks through.

  • Culture

    January 31, 2001

    Drag King

    Actor-comic Eddie Izzard just wants to be loved

  • Film

    November 17, 1999


    Co-written and directed by Kimberly Peirce

  • Culture

    October 20, 1999


    By Kate Nugent and Joe Salvatore (Alternate Currents/Direct Currents Series)

  • Calendar

    September 29, 1999


    The first woman to play NCAA baseball hits one out of the park with a new short-story collection

  • News

    March 31, 1999

    Royal Pain

    Lacking a monarchy of our own, Americans raised Elvis and Marilyn to sovereign status -- but the very vulnerability that drew us to them was their downfall

  • Culture

    March 3, 1999

    Wry Crisp

    The man who would be queen comes to the St. Marcus with whatever is on his mind