Who had the biggest impact on St. Louis in 2013? You tell us. Mayor Francis Slay released the top five finalists for the 2013 St. Louis Person of the Year award Thursday, although only one is actually a person.
Courtesy of the artist.This Sunday, Ben Folds performs a sold-out show at Powell Hall alongside the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra. We talked to the versatile, potty-mouthed and misunderstood performer during a rare moment of rest between rehearsing for one of his many orchestral concerts and j ... More >>
They're big, they're packing heat and they go toe-to-toe with the city's most vicious gang-bangers for a living.But did you know the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department also has its own choir? As we reported earlier this year, the singing group is one of only four such police choruses in the ... More >>
Last night's installment of the Urban Alchemy Concert Series at the Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts had a unifying theme: minimalism. This emerged in the selections by John Cage and Steve Reich; the installment of deconstructed art by Gordon Matta-Clark; composer/vocalist Meredith Monk's deliberate ... More >>
www.cocastl.orgStephanie RivenThe Arts and Education Council yesterday announced the recipients of its annual arts awards. Earning the "Lifetime Achievement Award" is Stephanie Riven, the longtime executive director of COCA (Center of Creative Arts). Last month Riven announced that she'll re ... More >>
If you missed any of these items posted last week on the Daily RFT -- or were like some of us and just checked-out for the holidays by Monday -- here's your chance to catch up before you have to do any real work this morning.Michael Jackson Watched Donald Duck to Fall Asleep, Exercised with Incredib ... More >>
Bob Dylan. The Band. Grateful Dead. Janice Joplin. The Who. B.B. King. The Eagles. And many more. All played at the Mississippi River Festival -- an outdoor music venue on the campus of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville that from 1969 to 1980 hosted hundreds of the nation's biggest rock and ... More >>
David Robertson, the conductor of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, is a man of many talents, some of which he displayed at Carnegie Hall in New York last weekend.Robertson can sing silly nursery rhymes. Robertson can play the kazoo. Robertson can also play the slide whistle. Robertson can do all th ... More >>
Yule love it
Prepare for prepared piano
Old, new, borrowed and true
It's a hell of a show
Not totally satisfied with your weekend itinerary? Never fear, Go! is here! This regular feature highlights everything from rock shows to art openings, from delicious dishes to hidden-gem hangouts. Friday, 4/4No Photoshop Necessary: When you gaze at a Chuck Close piece, you are instantly remi ... More >>
Not totally satisfied with your weekend itinerary? Never fear, Go! is here! This regular feature highlights everything from rock shows to art openings, from delicious dishes to hidden-gem hangouts. Friday, 12/14 No Junk in This Trunk: LA designer Rochelle Rodriguez’s pattern dresses and plung ... More >>
Not totally satisfied with your weekend itinerary? Never fear, Go! is here! This regular feature highlights everything from rock shows to art openings, from delicious dishes to hidden-gem hangouts. Friday, 9/21 Smells Like Green Spirit: If you're downtown and see someone laying sod on the a ... More >>
Then we check out a book about Edwardsville's legendary Mississippi River Festival.
Week of May 25, 2005
Her kitchen welcomes you!
Explore the oh-so-fine arts at the United Arts Festival 2004
Urban Challenge demands intelligence
Chet Atkins, that is
Is younger than Clark Terry's flugelhorn
Or forever hold your peace
The scribes of the Jewish Book Fest
The return of Circus Flora
Shakespeare on grass
Fair St. Louis organizers dig up new ways to lure visitors
The St. Louis Symphony puts a cast of (seeming) thousands onstage for its production of Carmina Burana
SLSO artistic adviser Tim Page has come a long way since his film debut at age 12
May 5 - 12, 1999
Highlights from RFT's "Calendar"