Remember when Monday night's storm brought rain, heavy winds and thunder through the St. Louis region? Well, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration tried to give us a heads up that the storm could be a real dick.
Start the week by partaking in Cinco de Mayo. Vintage Vinyl and Atomic Cowboy host free live Cuban music concerts to celebrate, and the rest of the week feels festive considering the bounty of shows up ahead. Perfect Pussy and Yamantaka//Sonic Titan stop into town along with metal legends Anvil, Fla ... More >>
It's Sunday in Austin, I'm on South Congress at Jo's Coffee Shop, trying to write as the 5000th (at least) performance of the week takes place on yet another parking lot made into a venue. There's much to say about my final three days at SXSW 2014 (read about the first two days here), and only so ma ... More >>
The memorial service for larger-than-life local musician/writer/photographer/DJ Bob Reuter will be held this Sunday at the Casa Loma Ballroom. For those just joining us, Reuter tragically passed away early last month in a freak accident, falling down an elevator shaft. Big Muddy Records, home to Reu ... More >>
Jeremy Essig has hit the top of St. Louis. After a productive nine-year run in our city, the Zanesville, Ohio, native is taking his mixture of self-deprecation and acerbic wit to the comedy scene in New York. Essig has become a fixture in St. Louis during his stay here, headlining at places ranging ... More >>
Julianne & Kevin Reaume Hometown: Syracuse, NY Have you been to the Big Muddy Blues Festival before: First time Most excited about seeing: Miss Jubilee & The Humdingers Words for Hurricane Isaac: "It's going to follow us back to New York, that's all I know." The Big Muddy Blues Festival in ten words ... More >>
Psychiatry buffs rejoice and praise Xenu! The "state-of-the-art international touring exhibit" Psychiatry: An Industry of Death, sponsored by the Citizens Commission on Human Rights is returning to Missouri for the first time since its appearance at the Jamestown Mall three years ago! You can catch ... More >>
Number five Missouri beats number three Baylor, 89-88. Number four Duke loses to Florida State. Number one Syracuse loses to Notre Dame. Number two Kentucky pulls out a victory over an unranked Alabama team. All those things happened on Saturday, and if you're keeping score at ... More >>
The baby carrot takeover marches on, with schools receiving carrot vending machines. The Middletown (Ohio) Journal reports that Bolthouse Farms in Bakersfield, California, is test marketing the machines in Mason, Ohio, and Syracuse, New York, for two months. Seventy New Yorkers made a pizza run in ... More >>
Let the Madness begin! Mizzou is dancing (despite their stumble in the Big 12 tournament) but unfortunately the slipper did not fit for the SLU Billikens, who were pummeled by Rhode Island in the Atlantic 10 tournament and left out of even the lowly NIT, where they could have faced an Illinois te ... More >>
A graduate student at Washington University was found yesterday assaulted in the basement laundry room of her apartment building one block north of the U. City Loop. The 700 block of Syracuse where the victim was discovered.The victim -- described as a woman in her late-20s -- was so severely bea ... More >>
All along through the tournament run that Mizzou just made, I would constantly hear from people, "Oh, Anderson's gone. Kentucky is going to snatch him up." But Kentucky wasn't going to take Mike Anderson. I thought they would go for a bigger name, a splashy move that makes bold headlines all ov ... More >>
Off-Ramp's Bomb-itty of Errors is a hip-hop hoot.
Alt-Weeklies Provide Web Links to Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaios Home Address
The following press release was issued this morning by the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies (AAN), of which Riverfront Times is a member. ALT-WEEKLIES SHOW SOLIDARITY WITH PHOENIX NEW TIMES, PROVIDE WEB LINKS TO MARICOPA COUNTY SHERIFF JOE ARPAIO'S HOME ADDRESS WASHINGTON, D.C. October 23, ... More >>
Action Taken in Solidarity with Phoenix New Times
5 p.m. Friday, October 20. Creepy Crawl (3524 Washington Boulevard).
Unreal might e-kiss, but we don't e-tell. Plus, Plus, we get a (painful) lesson in Judaism, find a local blogger in a gorilla suit and read real essays about harmful pranks.
Thursday, January 12; VooDoo Lounge at Harrah's Casino (777 Casino Center Drive, Maryland Heights)
The Boys from Syracuse has aged -- but so what?
Week of September 15, 2004
Composer Hugh Martin reflects on Meet Me in St. Louis
Globetrotters come to play
Loot dreams, pre-teen stars, Russian immigrants and (cough) very old men have the St. Louis table-tennis scene popping off
Eric Stanze is the most successful filmmaker in St. Louis. Be afraid. Be very afraid.
Saturday, Feb. 17; Blueberry Hill's Duck Room.
Written and directed by Alan Rudolph
By William Shakespeare (St. Louis Shakespeare Company)