8:45 p.m. Saturday, October 6. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
Today is a good day for opponents of Ticketmasters online fees. Or is it? As part of an eight-year old ongoing class action lawsuit against the company, customers were notified of the terms of a proposed settlement. The suit claims that Ticketmaster's Order Processing Fee and UPS delivery charge are ... More >>
MATRA's goals include the creation of a citizen's alliance board to give input on local bus routes.Right now, Edward Williams Jr. is taking the bus. All around him are the signs and sounds of a ride that is not going ideally: He is late, and apologetic error messages are coming from a robotic ... More >>
Ed Martin is not going away. But really, did you think he would? After barely losing his bid for Congress, the Republican from Missouri's Third District launched a new website this week to focus on two efforts near and dear: killing the federal health care overhaul and monitoring local elections. ... More >>
On July 1, the Pageant will become a non-smoking venue, according to a note on its official website and Twitter feed. The adjacent Halo Bar will still allow smoking -- that is, if you're over 21. The Pageant's ban goes into effect six months before smoking is officially barred in St. Louis Ci ... More >>
If you were planning on going to the Thrice/Manchester Orchestra show tonight at the Pageant -- don't. The show has been cancelled due to illness. Rescheduled date to be determined; refunds at the point of purchase. On Thrice's official website, they wrote: Due to a family emergency, Dustin had to ... More >>
Former St. Louis Cardinals outfielder and World Series Trophy dry-humpin' hero Chris Duncan has signed with the Washington Nationals, according to the Nats' official website.Bon voyage, Chris!
8 p.m. Thursday, November 19. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
Studies show that family dinners curb adolescent drug abuse. No study yet on the effects of study-induced guilt. (The New York Times)Big food website offers food bloggers cash to shut down. (The Los Angeles Times)New Missouri Department of Agriculture program aims to help small farmers and ... More >>
Do you like shoegaze music? Do you like the Afghan Whigs? Do you enjoy pop hooks? Well, you're in luck: The Jovian Chorus -- a.k.a. the new project of ex-Ghost in Light drummer/RFT scribe Shae Moseley -- is holding its CD release show tonight at the Firebird. Also on the bill are Making Movies, HUMD ... More >>
Even with fewer and fewer people using it, MySpace is still a behemoth. The social media company has over 125 million users and is still clocking about 70 million page views a month. Revenue averages $250 million a year. But none of this really means anything without some context, and the announceme ... More >>
According to Bruce Springsteen's official website, the Boss and his E Street cronies will be returning to St. Louis on Sunday, October 25 at the Scottrade Center. Can he top last year's show? Doubtful, but never rule out Bruuuuuuuuuuuce. No word yet from the venue on show confirmation, but ... More >>
flickr.com/photos/jusumCan't you imagine this headline getting read in a sonorous voice? Maybe even by McGruff? Anyway, our friends at the FBI are always eager to help us out, which is why they've sent out this press release about how to avoid online auction fraud. Now if only they could tell us how ... More >>
Blame facebook, Twittter, Likeme.net, Myspace and all the rest. flickr.com/photos/theeponymousoneAre you addicted to the Internet? Your family knows.The social media sites -- all the rage of the Internet the past few years -- are eating into the time families spend together, according to a new surve ... More >>
moar funny picturesThousands of Facebook users made a mad dash to reserve their unique Facebook URL's on Friday night. Did you get yours? Oh wait ... you mean you had better things to do late on a Friday night? This seemingly over-hyped event seemed to go off without a hitch. Facebook didn't crash a ... More >>
It must be said that POLITICO is nowhere near the most cutting-edge and beautiful website on the Internet, even in the political realm. But there are plenty that are uglier, some of which belong to various members of the Congress of our great and glorious nation, which POLITICO has felt moved to hon ... More >>
Last week when I wrote about Mayor Slay's Twitter account I mentioned that there were only four members of the board of Aldermen who use Twitter. But a commenter named Colleen was kind enough to point out that Shane Cohn Alderman from the 25th ward also tweets under @shanecohn. Shane Cohn himse ... More >>
7 p.m. Sunday, April 19. Pop's, 1403 Mississippi Avenue, Sauget, Illinois.
10 p.m. February 26. Atomic Cowboy, 4140 Manchester Avenue.
Pop's hasn't put this up on their website yet, but a publicist emailed me that Rancid and Rise Against will be playing at the venue -- outside -- on Saturday, June 13. The former played at Pop's last year, while the latter hit the Pageant in November. I imagine this is an early frontrunner for show ... More >>
7 p.m. Wednesday, July 2. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard
A new message from owner Dan Brown on the Web site of Tanner B's (2855 Shenandoah Avenue), which has closed "for winter." Due to overwhelming requests, Tanner B's will open this Friday and Saturday at 5:30pm for "Last Call". Food will not be served, but beer and booze will be. No sniveling, cryin ... More >>
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
Should there be rules about who gets credit for discovering popular online video clips?
Make your own wine? At least curious about it? I just learned that www.WinePress.US -- according to its Web site, "the largest wine-making and grape-growing discussion forum on the Internet" -- will host its third annual WineFest here in St. Louis Thursday, August 23 - Saturday, August 25. The festi ... More >>
The Go: Supercuts
Now with new venues! New shows! New beefs!
8 p.m. Sunday, March 11. Blueberry Hill's Duck Room (6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City).
Stlpunk.com, that is, with new owner John Mancuso.
4 p.m. Saturday, August 19. Creepy Crawl (3524 Washington Boulevard).
B-Sides explores whether actors can really sing, downloads some Pixies goodness and has some devilish words for Bleeding Through
Who bumped Frank "Couch Potato" Weltner from the Internet? Blame it on the Jews.
At 28, Spuds has become a cybersage for the young and the reckless. Now he's gone straight.
Walt Volkenannt was unhappy with his new house, so he took his complaints to the World Wide Web, much to the consternation of his builder
Ween's new album, White Pepper, left the band "burnt," but fans will find it delicious