This weekend features the debut of a few St. Louis albums from Sleepy Kitty, Magnolia Summer and Amen Lucy, Amen. Support local music, and then check out a variety of acts from out of town including Nipsey Hussle, Scowler and Random Rab. Get some info on these shows and more after the jump.
Value Village says it's still looking for a new location to replace the Shrewsbury store, which closed Monday to make room for the new Walmart planned for Kenrick Plaza. "Today our hearts are breaking with you," the family-owned thrift chain posted on Facebook. "We hope to find a way back into the ... More >>
Tomorrow, Dave Matthews Band is coming back to St. Louis for the bazillionth time, and we were wondering, what will they eat? When they're in the Midwest, DMB will be getting fresh, locally sourced food from Green BEAN Delivery. See also: -Dave Matthews Band at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, 7/ ... More >>
Lookout! Records officially shut down this month, which is not shocking news to anybody familiar with the long-running punk rock label. The company's financial struggles were well known to the public, and since 2006 it has only stayed in business to keep up its back catalog. In honor of the i ... More >>
Jennifer SilverbergProud American Traditions: Jazz... Ford... Capitalism... Thanksgiving weekend high school football state championship games.â€‹Not even a man wearing a cowboy hat while eating a Big Mac, listening to Bruce Springsteen and trading derivatives on his iPad is more American than high ... More >>
Image sourceJanelle Criscione sends one of her chickens off to college.Six Rhode Island Red hens came home to roost at Saint Louis University's summer culinary camp last week, where they were feted with cornbread and toasted with mint lemonade before they were permitted to settle down to thei ... More >>
Over at the Columbia Daily Tribune, columnist T. J. Greaney has composed a strange tribute to Robert Bolivar DePugh, leader of an anti-Communist militia group (or a domestic terrorism cell, depending on your point of view) called the Minutemen. DePugh died June 30 in his basement apartment, beneath ... More >>
flickr.com/photos/jamescarrLake of the Ozark's Party CoveHeading down the Lake of the Go Carts, err Ozarks, infamous Party Cove this 4th of July weekend? Take heed. The backwater Sodom and Gomorrah claimed its first life of the season last week. The Missouri Water Patrol reports that 33-year-old Tod ... More >>
The Swedish punk band Masshysteri, which is in the middle of a one-month trek through the U.S., is playing The Wedge tomorrow, March 31. (Read Jason Toon's critic's pick here..) I called up guitarist and singer Robert Petterson to ask about the tour thus far. Luckily, he was sitting in a van in traf ... More >>
St. Louis, ranked the "most dangerous city" in America in 2006, is now fourth on the list that's published by an independent firm criticized for its methods.On Monday, RFT photographer Jennifer Silverberg documented some of the people working and living in the "fourth most dangerous city in the coun ... More >>
KETC-TV is collecting stories from St. Louis’ veterans of World War II – while there’s still time left.
Three St. Louis-area women take burlesque to new heights
A worthy actor rides the bench in the listless Coach Carter
St. Louis designer Rocio Romero's prefab homes are generating a buzz across the nation