Editor: Tef Poe is an artist from St. Louis city. Through powerful imagery and complicated honesty, he has earned a reputation as one of the best rappers telling the story of St. Louis, which is about much more than one place. Poe has been featured in music publications such as XXL and Urb Magazine. ... More >>
Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist, and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Rocking, a how-to for teen ladies. She is here to help you ... More >>
Sen. Daniel Inouye, who passed this week, was present for some of the 20th Century's pivotal events. Born in Hawaii in 1924, he witnessed the Pearl Harbor attack as a medical volunteer. He enlisted in the Army and fought in World War II; there he lost an arm and still stayed in the service until 194 ... More >>
Hayes Carll. Photo by Jason Stoff Twangfest Night One Hayes Carll | Elizabeth Cook | Kentucky Knife Fight The Pageant June 8, 2011 The first of this year's 15th installment of Twangfest took on the feel of an old-time variety show, with a well-mannered crowd and KDHX personalities announcing ... More >>
Welcome to Girl Walks into a Bar, a weekly Gut Check feature that spotlights local bars and bartenders. This week Chrissy Wilmes profiles Red Lion owner and bartender Barry Strange. Below is a Q&A with Strange, followed by the recipe for his Richard Pryor cocktail. Chrissy WilmesBarry Strange, owne ... More >>
Gut Check dishes on our favorite St. Louis food blogs. Cheesemonger's Wife: Annie gave a short lesson on sheep's milk. Veg St. Louis: The folks at Veg St. Louis reviewed Onesto on vegetarian-friendliness. Iron Stef: Stef shared a recipe for Bacon Waffles with Peanut Butter Maple Sauce.
When I was a kid, my dad often drank soda and iced tea from a big avocado-green tiki mug. That thing scared the hell out of me. I'd seen those Hawaii episodes of The Brady Bunch enough times during after-school reruns to know that idols = increased odds of getting whacked on the head with a surfboar ... More >>
9 p.m. Friday, April 27. Lucas School House (1220 Allen Avenue).
The Lobby Lounge at the Ritz-Carlton, 100 Carondolet Plaza, Clayton; 314-863-6300.
Week of February 23, 2006
The Black Rep sets the Grandel ablaze with Pretty Fire
A performer's diary charts the brilliant, the bawdy, the baked and the banal among St. Louis open mics