It's a good time to be a dude on roller skates in St. Louis -- especially if you're the kind of dude that likes to hit people. For the members of The St. Louis GateKeepers, the city's top male roller derby team, these past five months have gone by in a blur of lopsided victories. They're ranked th ... More >>
Local roller derby league Arch Rival Roller Girls (a.k.a. ARRG) has grown wildly since its inception in 2005. For a second time, the league wants to incorporate the local community that has helped it flourish into its biggest event by playing St. Louis artists' music at its season championship on Ma ... More >>
Saturday, July 14, 2012 at the Crack Fox R. Ring (Kelley Deal of The Breeders and Mike Montgomery of Ampline) Samuel Fickie Grace Sophia Bluefish Doors 8:00, show 9:00, $10, 21 Kelley Deal endeared herself to St. Louisans a few years ago when she chose to film the video for the Breeders' single ... More >>
What constitutes manliness? Is it merely the presence of certain genitalia and a Y chromosome and the ability to manufacture large quantities of testosterone? Or is it something more complex and metaphysical like, say, knowing how to knot a necktie or possessing an understanding of certain complexit ... More >>
Steve TruesdellArch Rival Roller Girls at a previous PrideFest paradeThis weekend, there are plenty of sights to see around town, surrounded by drinks aplenty and even more opportunities to eat. From the Arch Rival Roller Girl Jello Wrastlin' Fundraiser at FUBAR to PrideFest 2011 in Tower Gro ... More >>
We received two tickets to Saturday night's roller derby double-header from the Arch Rival Roller Girls this week. But it's not just any double-header: Saturday night's event includes the debut of a St. Louis men's team. Yes, the GateKeepers, the first men's roller-derby team in St. Louis, will ... More >>
The first full week of work after the holidays is always a killer. Sure, you come in on Monday morning, buzzed and amped for the week ahead, but by Thursday you're as defeated and tired as Dilbert on quaaludes. Re-energize, then, this weekend with some of these inexpensive entertainment op ... More >>
myspace.com/StLGateKeepersWell, this is preferable to the men forming a burlesque group. But give 'em three more years and that might happen.What's the dude equivalent of the "I'm Betty Page" phenomenon? "I'm Fonzie?" "I'm Garrison Keillor?"
9 p.m. Friday, August 7. Blueberry Hill's Duck Room, 6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City.
Last month, the Breeders shot a music video here in town for a song set to appear on a new EP. Just got a press release that the EP has a name: Fate to Fatal, which also happens to be the song featured in said video. The press release has more information about the music on the EP -- and how the ban ... More >>
We've been sittin' on this one for weeks, people. We tried to get official announcements and press statements but they weren't forthcoming.So here it is: The Breeders are scheduled to be in St. Louis on Valentine's Day to shoot a music video with St. Louis' all-female roller derby league, the Arch R ... More >>
Week of June 15, 2006
Roller derby's St. Louis roots run deep. Now a new generation of skaters vows to bring this rock-'em sock-'em sport back to life.
Week of January 19, 2006
LP III (Fat Wreck Chords)