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.
Whole Foods stores on the West Coast are in the midst of a strange transition to vinyl retailers, making one wonder if this is the start of a national trend. This story originally appeared on LA Weekly's music blog, West Coast Sound. "Pile on that kale salad," sings Taylor Goldsmith of Dawes from t ... More >>
[Editor's Note: Long-time concert photographer Andrew Youssef found out two years ago that he had stage IV colon cancer. In that time, he has continued to shoot tons of music events, on top of other freelance work and working a day job at a hospital, of all places. As he continues to fight for his l ... More >>
We admit it. We regular St. Louisans are often guilty of being a year (or three) behind on the latest hair-style trends. Not so our television personalities -- especially our female stars. Just turn on the local newscast and you're likely to see some of the most fetching coiffures this side of India ... More >>
Gut Check loves us some wine. We want a bottle with bang and a bang for our buck, so every week we will visit a local wine shop, where an expert will recommend a good-value wine priced under $15. We'll drink some and tell you whether we want to continue -- because the only time Gut Check has our nos ... More >>
Image viaBring your pooch to Yappy Hour at the Bleeding Deacon this Sunday! Friday, May 13: Grand opening week @ I Scream Cakes During Cherokee Street's Cinco de Mayo celebration last Saturday, a new kid on the block opened its doors for the first time. I Scream Cakes debuted its custard sty ... More >>
8 p.m. Tuesday, February 1. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
Santa Barbara's Tommy and the High Pilots cull inspiration from the annals of classic blues, country and rock. Don't worry, we're coming up with a new chillwave-esque genre name right now. Catch them at the Firebird on December 5. BB's Jazz, Blues and Soups *Anthony Gomes Blues Project, Nov ... More >>
Jack Butler Chris Shiflett and the Dead Peasants -- the rootsier side project of the Foo Fighters guitarist -- will be at the Old Rock House tonight. The show's at 8 p.m. and tickets are $8. We chatted with Shiflett in this week's paper. Read on below for some outtakes in which he discusses h ... More >>
Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros is a project birthed by Alex Ebert after a break-up and a stint in rehab. Appropriately, the music is themed around a fictional savior figure who Ebert says "was sent down to Earth to kinda heal and save mankind...but he kept getting distracted by girls and falli ... More >>
Toad the Wet Sprocket played at the Pageant last night -- and boy, what a treat. Toad's my Coldplay, a band I'm almost embarrassed to say I love. But my first time seeing the Santa Barbara quartet (which also featured a great pedal-steel player) was a real treat. The set started off shaky, w ... More >>
A look at the New Year's Eve $95 prix-fixe dinner at ~scape.
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Action Taken in Solidarity with Phoenix New Times
They might be moguls: Meet Mike Landau and Brad Goldenberg, the minds behind Phat Buddha Productions
The Hitchhiker's Guide is harmless -- well, mostly harmless
Bingenheimer and Hickenlooper discuss their rockin' doc, Mayor of the Sunset Strip
Hudson and Watts cheese it up in France
Once again, the Muny plays I've Got a Secret with casting
In Blue Car, a disturbed young girl finds her way through verse
The big-screen gals of cinema 2003 will keep you watching
Without Elmer Bernstein, scores of movies wouldn't have sounded the same
Week of August 28, 2002
One taste of Modesto's offerings, and you'll be the Spanish prisoner
The Busches, the Orthweins and other St. Louis royalty get down and dirty playing polo. It's the passion that grounds their lives.
The Cardinals have billed Michael E. Pulitzer as an owner, even when he wasn't. Now that he is, can we trust the Post to tell the truth?
Celebrating the spring Harvest
T. Coraghessan Boyle discusses his fat -- and fascinating -- collection of short fiction, The Collected Stories