No matter the issue, Missouri has always been labeled as a state of two distinct camps: Yankee vs. Confederate, urban vs. rural, Blue state vs. Red, Calvin pissing on a Ford logo/Calvin pissing on a Chevy logo and — most divisive of all — "Missouri" vs. "Missourah." In reality, though, ... More >>
During the summer months, life seems to happen more outside than in, and thankfully, St. Louis has a wealth of urban parks. Yeah, they're great for exercising, but Gut Check especially loves to enjoy them camped out on a large picnic blanket with a bottle of wine and a basket full of treats. There ... More >>
Rock Band is over. Well--kind of over. It's been "over" in the people-who-wouldn't-otherwise-touch-a-Playstation-caring-about-it sense since a few months after Beatles Rock Band came out, but now it's "over" inasmuch as after April 2, when "American Pie" will be released (nice timing), developer Har ... More >>
Photo by Jon Scorfina. Read why we had no professional photos here. Mariachi El Bronx | Rise Against! | Foo Fighters Scottrade Center September 17, 2011 It's been a huge year for Dave Grohl. His band, Foo Fighters, began 2011 with its most reliable line-up of the group's existence. That was ... More >>
image viaHuck and Jim as they appeared in the first edition of Huckleberry Finn in 1884.You all remember Huckleberry Finn, right? That 1830s Missouri urchin who finds himself adrift on the Mississippi River with a black slave named Jim and learns to appreciate Jim's fundamental humanity and, ... More >>
Todd OwyoungRush's Geddy Lee. More photos from the show here.Rush shows are a marathon, not a sprint. They're also not for the faint of heart or for the casual fan: Over forty years into its career, the Canadian trio still plays for close to three hours. Last night at the Verizon Wireless Amp ... More >>
7:30 p.m. Sunday, August 22. Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, 14141 Riverport Drive, Maryland Heights.
RushTom Sawyer Time Machine, anyone? Canadian prog legends Rush are bringing their Time Machine North American Tour 2010 to the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater on Sunday, August 22. The show is "an evening with" Rush, with the added enticement of a performance of the entire seminal album Moving ... More >>
flickr.com/photos/crackdogThe Adventures of Tom Sawyer, which Mark Twain published in 1876, recounts the adventures of a young boy growing up in the 1840s in the fictional town of St. Petersburg, Missouri, on the banks of the mighty Mississippi.These adventures include: tricking his pals into whitew ... More >>
7 p.m. Friday, September 7. Pop's, 1403 Mississippi Avenue, Sauget, Illinois.
Dennis Brown and Deanna Jent suss out local theater
Kerry may have given up on Missouri, but musicians haven't
And the water's wonders?
Rush -- quite possibly the whitest band on earth -- has a surprising number of black fans
A theater field trip to bucolic Arrow Rock is well worth the drive
Week of June 9, 2004
And now, putting the pun back in punishment
Week of September 24, 2003
Spider Sniff is not what you think
St. Louis has a long and tortured history with the Admiral, home of the President Casino, but the city is about to gamble another $3 million to keep it afloat. It's a risky bet.
By Brian Hohlfeld (Imaginary Theatre Company)