We know Memorial Day isn't actually the official first day of summer, but it sure feels like it. Pools are opening, pork steaks are grilling and there are lots and lots of patios. Don't feel overwhelemed, though -- we've hand picked the best food-related events this weekend and for your day off on M ... More >>
The musical landscape abounds with douchebags of all stripes. Normally their D-bag behavior is pretty amusing, but this year things took a turn for the completely messed-up -- music might have had more douchebags in 2013 than ever before. It was tough sifting through the bad behavior that went on t ... More >>
As our awesome RFT Music contributor and MC for a day, Allison Babka, put it, "I have an RFT Music Showcase hangover." Many thanks to all the bands that took the time and effort to haul their equipment down to Washington Avenue, everyone involved in making it all possible and of course all the folks ... More >>
Here again: every newly announced show for the week! On page one you'll find a quick list of shows that particularly caught our attention, followed by embedded YouTube videos; there, you can check out some of the artists you may not be familiar with. Page two contains our complete listing of new sho ... More >>
Saturday dominates this week's post with a commanding 70% of all picks for the week, though it should be noted that one of our picks, the Open Highway Music Festival at Off Broadway, technically takes place on each of the three weekend days, putting Saturday's lead at eight out of twelve -- or 66 an ... More >>
If you're in the market for an unusual post-work activity on this pleasantly mild Monday, you're not going to find much that's more unusual than a free coffee shop performance of Shakespeare's Cymbeline. This strange story of love, betrayal, attempted murder, voyeurism and divine intervention is s ... More >>
Here again: every newly announced show for the week! On page one you'll find a quick list of shows that particularly caught our attention, followed by embedded Youtube videos with which you can check out some of the artists you may not be familiar with. Page two contains our complete listing of new ... More >>
This is part one of Emily Wasserman's Chef's Choice profile of Casey Shiller of Jilly's Cupcake Bar. Part two, a Q&A, will be posted tomorrow, and part three, a recipe from Shiller, will be posted on Friday. Emily WassermanOn a sweltering afternoon during Labor Day weekend, Gut Check stopped ... More >>
Steve GullickJohnny Flynn & the Sussex Wit will be in town on Monday at the Duck Room. We talked to Flynn from the UK, where he lives. For more from our interview, read on as Flynn talks about American folk music and being the only kid at his school who liked Bob Dylan. Katie Moulton: Are ... More >>
8 p.m. Friday, April 22. The Luminary Center for the Arts, 4900 Reber Place.
Oh, sure, kilt guys always LOOK fun. But just wait. It's going to get ugly. As part of my continuing mission to bring you the best and most complete coverage of sports-related male nudity the world over, I, um, I, uh...you know what? That is probably the absolute worst mission statement in the hi ... More >>
This week the Bear Market embarks on a great adventure: the sandwich. Last weekend we bought a stack of frozen grocery store panini and flatbread and stockpiled them in the RFT freezer. Barring theft, we will try out a new one every day this week.We had to go back to the supermarket this morning to ... More >>
Sitting through The Vertical Hour is a tall order.
The holiday season at the Playhouse at Westport Plaza: One gift, one lump of coal.
6 p.m. Friday, June 15. Creepy Crawl, 3524 Washington Blvd.
Another independent bookseller gives up the ghost
Opera Theatre proves that less really is more with a brisk Jane Eyre
Some call it a well-ordered paradise. Others say it's just plain sprawl.
Dennis Brown and Deanna Jent suss out local theater
Saturday, February 26; Velvet (1301 Washington Avenue)
Llywelyn's expands the empire
Thursday, March 4; Mississippi Nights
Llywelyn's Pub, 4747 McPherson Avenue, 314-361-3003
Peter Ho Davies, master of character-driven fiction, comes to town
Written and directed by Paul Morrison
Written and directed by Greg Harrison
Directed by Ridley Scott
This Is My Truth Tell Me Yours (Virgin)