Beloved author and costume designer Maurice Sendak passed away last night at the age of 83. Noted TV buffoon Stephen Colbert conducted a two part interview with Sendak this past January that revealed a man who was still whip-smart, irascible and willing to laugh at humanity -- his own, and that of o ... More >>
With more live entertainment slated for the St. Louis Earth Day Festival on Sunday, April 22, than ever before, this year's celebration is bound to knock St. Louis up to the second largest Earth Day festival in the country -- after all we are world champs, at things both big and small (but mostly bi ... More >>
Writing children's books appears simple enough, so simple that even a child can do it. Hell, even Stephen Colbert can do it. Just a few rhymes on a page, a few drawings (preferably by somebody else) -- voila! You have a book!
"Lots of people think it's easy," says St. Louis author Amy E. Sklansky. ... More >>
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Bo and the Locomotive, fresh off the release of its excellent full-length debut, On My Way, recently went on a tour that took the band to, among other places, Columbus, Ohio. There, they met with Thunder Down ... More >>
Union Tree Review and Bo & the Locomotive will share an album release show this Saturday at the Firebird -- both are unveiling their debut full-lengths. It's an interesting pairing: UTR is a heartfelt band driven by the gratifyingly earnest expression of front man Tawaine Noah and enough memb ... More >>
The 2011 RFT Music Showcase is practically here: This Saturday from 2 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Washington Avenue. In our continued attempt to prepare you for the madness of 78 music acts in one day, we will be compiling preview tracks from artists playing the showcase; you can listen below. This wil ... More >>
Roadrunner RecordsOver the summer, St. Louis-based Cofactor Genomics agreed to participate in a project to map and analyze Ozzy Osbourne's genes.
Now the results are in -- and certain mutations found in Ozzy's DNA may explain why he say, bit the head off a bat all those years ago. According ... More >>
I headed down to Off Broadway on Friday night to join folks
primed and ready for a true potpourri of local music: One-man spazz show
Superfun Yeah Yeah Rocketship, retro-pop power trio Blind Eyes, the
bartender-meets-Brit-prep of the Hibernauts and the shiny, neon synth-punk
theatrics of the Makeshi ... More >>