Deliberately shrill and mostly dense, "noise" has become a blanket term for bands that explore and experiment around the beaten path. The genre, like others, isn't without its share of hangups, but that's why we're here. Every month, we supply a short list of sure bets in St. Louis, ranging from nee ... More >>
The week ahead features visits from touring artists including Action Bronson, Califone and the Copyrights. In addition, Hearding Cats Collective puts on its next experimental show and Lunch Beat takes over the Pulitzer. Check out some previews of these shows and more after the jump.
Most books live brief and uneventful lives, from printer to pulper, and then forgotten. A few have second lives in libraries and used bookstores where they may be rediscovered and cherished. The Moonflower Vine, the first novel by Missourian Jetta Carleton, originally published in 1961, was one of t ... More >>
Late yesterday afternoon Lee Enterprises officially left behind its bankrupt status. The parent corporation of our own Post-Dispatch, as well as more than 40 other daily newspapers, successfully repackaged boatloads of debt without paying any of it down or selling it off. That means the big payme ... More >>
Lee Enterprises has loads of debt -- but the company's current market value has dipped below $50 million.Lee Enterprises -- parent company of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the Arizona Daily Star and a number of other smaller newspapers -- has been warned a second time in as many months that it cou ... More >>
Lee Enterprises could lose its spot on the New York Stock Exchange.The stock for Lee Enterprises, the Iowa-based newspaper company that owns the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, has dropped to bargain-level prices -- as of July 1, it was trading at a mere 99 cents per share.And that could have serious re ... More >>
Dennis Brown and Paul Friswold suss out the local theater scene
This weekend you can cross those special someones off your holiday list in an extra-special way, thanks to arts and crafts sales happening all over the city, including the Muddy River Arts Holiday Art Show and Sale. Forgo the mass-made goods in favor of a hand-made and hand-picked object; with 30 ar ... More >>
Dennis Brown and Paul Friswold suss out the St. Louis theater scene
Dennis Brown and Paul Friswold suss out the local theater scene.
Wildly successful restaurateur Eddie Neill does it again -- or does he?