On Sunday night more than 50 contestants gathered in the Millennium Hotel to compete in the 2014 Miss Gay America pageant, a national contest established in 1972 for female impersonators. Among them were three local girls whose rhinestones, false eyelashes and jazz hands did the Show-Me State proud. ... More >>
Oh, my god, St. Louis is so gay. So sayeth the country's foremost experts on the matter, the folks at The Advocate. They came to this conclusion using irrefutable gay science, like tabulating the number of times the cast of terrible show Glee came to town, and whether or not we have a Pottery Barn ... More >>
The Missouri Tigers football team is nearing the open of the 2012 football season, their first as part of the Southeastern Conference. I'm going to start previewing this year's squad from an on-field perspective next week in preparation; today I just have a couple items of interest to share. Fi ... More >>
9 p.m. Wednesday, June 6. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
This Saturday, the Pageant celebrates its tenth birthday with a concert by Chuck Berry. $35 general admission tickets are still available; balcony seats are sold out. The show starts at 8 p.m. with a set from Shooting With Annie. In the venue's lengthy history (a PDF listing its shows is a whoppi ... More >>
(Via BIllboard) During a recent show, Scissor Sisters frontman Jake Shears apparently exposed his testicles. Foo Fighters leader Dave Grohl was in attendance, and filmed a hilarious video in which he discusses a mock-lawsuit he's filed against the band, Ticketmaster, the venue and others. The fallo ... More >>
= local, * = coming to town Wolf Parade's latest album, Expo 86 Euclid Records 1. Wolf Parade -- Expo 86 2. Black Keys -- Brothers 3. Rolling Stones -- Exile on Main St. 4. Robert Randolph & the Family Band -- We Walk This Road 5. Band of Horses -- Infinite Arms 6. ... More >>
(New albums are typically released on Tuesdays, i.e., today. What can you spend your hard-earned pennies on this week? Find out below.) blogs.westword.com3OH!3's Streets of Gold*3OH!3, Streets Of Gold Ke$ha joins the neon-pop group on its latest release. Stream that track and the rest of the ... More >>
Todd OwyoungWarPaint at the Pageant, Wednesday, June 9. More photos here.Reaction to the Pageant double-bill featuring the Temper Trap and WarPaint generally fell into two categories: "I love those bands!" or "Who?" Still, a respectable crowd filled the venue's main floor for the brief, just- ... More >>
Artist: Captain & Tennille Album: Dream From: Vintage Vinyl Year: 1978 Label: A&M Records What it sounds like: Jimmy Buffett The Beach Boys Barbra Streisand Elton John/Scissor Sisters Diana Ross = Captain & Tennille.
9:45 p.m. Friday, September 19. Cicero's, 6691 Delmar Boulevard, University City.
B-Sides asks a cadre of local musicians to reminisce about Chuck Berry as he turns 80, while Dr. Zhivegas get down with their debut disc.
We tell the Bravery's fortune, decode a rock opera and groan over Sting's intoxicated verbosity
Scott Hoffman is spreading the gospel...the sexy, sexy gospel
The Scissor Sisters (Universal)
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