Subject:

Scott Joplin

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2014

    The 100 Greatest St. Louis Songs

    By Roy Kasten, Christian Schaeffer and RFT Music St. Louis isn't just a city. It's a song. Or rather songs, hundreds, thousands and more. Don't bother counting. We tried. In back rooms and basements, on stages and streets, musicians have paid tribute to St. Louis again and again. Place matters. St ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 9, 2014
  • Blogs

    April 24, 2014

    A Brief History of 20th Century Noise in St. Louis, According to Chim Richards

    Remember Chim Richards, that guy who has been messing with us here at RFT Music for weeks by sending phony (and hilarious) event submissions? Well he is at it again, and has stepped his game up this time. See also: Some Joker Calling Himself "Chim Richards" Has Been Messing with Us

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2014

    The Threat to Historic African-American Music Venues in St. Louis

    The contribution and influence of African-American artists to the St. Louis sound and the universal music scene is undeniable. From Scott Joplin to Chuck Berry and countless others, St. Louisans have helped define what ragtime, jazz, the blues and rock 'n' roll are today. Scattered around the city, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2013

    The Tennis Lesson Takes on Experimental Indie Rock

    In this weekly column, RFT Music gets to know local creatives, musicians and their missions. Get a slice of the local scene, complete with a snippet of sound and info about upcoming releases and shows. Stick around to see what St. Louis artists have to say whenever they Fill in in the Blank. Save f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2013

    Which of These Missourians Are Hall Of Fame Worthy?

    It's time to select the next inductees to the Hall of Famous Missourians, and the state is using democracy to do it! Controversy arose around last year's selection after then House Speaker Steven Tilley chose conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh, eventually eliciting some angry petitions. Limbau ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2013

    RFT Music Hands Over Reins to Notorious Drunk Lunatic

    As you may have noticed from his sign-off post on Friday, Mr. Kiernan Maletsky has officially taken his leave from the Riverfront Times, and is soon to be at the helm of the music section of our sister paper, the Dallas Observer. Maletsky hired me and notoriously gives me too much credit, but it got ... More >>

  • Music

    August 30, 2012
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    March 8, 2012
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    March 1, 2012
  • Music

    March 31, 2011
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    June 16, 2010
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    January 7, 2009

    Back in Ragtime

    The City of the Entertainer

  • Calendar

    December 3, 2008

    A-Candling We Will Go

    Lighting up the night

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2008

    Go! The St. Louis Weekend Calendar, September 12-14, 2008

    Not totally satisfied with your weekend itinerary? Never fear, Go! is here! This regular feature delivers the top nine can’t-miss activities to complete your fun-seeking agenda. Looking for live music? Check our weekend concert calendar. 1. Five years strong and an opening night, all in one. Th ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 6, 2008
  • Culture

    January 30, 2008

    Capsule Reviews

    Dennis Brown and Paul Friswold suss out local theater.

  • Culture

    January 23, 2008

    St. Louis Stage Capsules

    Dennis Brown and Paul Friswold suss out the local theater scene.

  • Calendar

    January 16, 2008
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    January 16, 2008
  • Culture

    January 16, 2008

    St. Louis Stage Capsules

    Dennis Brown and Paul Friswold encapsulate the St. Louis theater scene.

  • News

    December 19, 2007

    2007: The Year in Movies and Music

    A year-end wrap-up of what we adored, what was ignored and what the new year will bring.

  • Music

    December 19, 2007

    Ghosts of Christmas Past

    The Skeletons reunite, we gift some of St. Louis' best bands and remember Ike Turner.

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2007
  • Blogs

    September 28, 2007

    Go! 9/28-9/30

    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, 9/28 Simply Devine: Kick off St. Louis Wine Festival weekend at Bacchus at the Basin ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 4, 2007
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    November 29, 2006

    These Old Houses

    All dressed up!

  • Calendar

    July 5, 2006
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    September 28, 2005

    Joplin to Jobim

    Carlos Barbosa-Lima plays it all

  • Calendar

    February 9, 2005

    Black Carrots

    Eat 'em, they're good for you

  • Music

    December 8, 2004

    Aqua Boogie

    A local company is leading kids to water. But can it make them drink?

  • Calendar

    May 19, 2004

    Miss Chesterfield Is a Dog!

    (And Mr. Festus is a pussy)

  • News

    August 20, 2003

    The Ice Cream War

    It's a hot, sweaty, cutthroat business. And in most city neighborhoods, it's illegal. A report from the front lines of the battle of the Bomb Pop.

  • Calendar

    February 19, 2003
  • Music

    July 17, 2002

    Ragbag

    Tom McDermott left the Lou for the Big Easy eighteen years ago, but he's holding our musical traditions deep in his heart

  • Music

    March 13, 2002

    Debt Rehearsal

    Vacant buildings abound in St. Louis, but local bands are finding practice space hard to come by

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 27, 2000

    Best Theater Group

    Opera Theatre of St. Louis

  • Culture

    May 24, 2000

    Treemonisha

    By Scott Joplin (Opera Theatre of St. Louis)

  • News

    May 17, 2000

    A Guest of Honor

    Scott Joplin receives a celebratory homecoming with Opera Theatre of St. Louis' revival of Treemonisha

  • Calendar

    December 22, 1999

    PIPING HOT

    William Partridge brings Christ Church Cathedral's 5,000-pipe organ to magnificent life

  • Culture

    August 18, 1999

    HOUSE KEYS

    The ragtime music made famous by St. Louisan Scott Joplin is appreciated more now than it ever was in the entertainer's lifetime

  • Calendar

    August 18, 1999

    MUSEUM PIECE

    City Museum takes a nostalgic look back at the 1904 World's Fair

  • Music

    June 2, 1999
  • News

    March 24, 1999
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