At his new Afro-Caribbean restaurant, Alioun Thiam cooks, cordially accepts orders and recommends dishes off of his menu to guests -- all while on crutches. The red, yellow and green-tinged Teranga Grill (1820 Market Street; 314-621-3650) opened in mid-August, filling a corner space on the bottom le ... More >>
If there's one thing the Pussy Riot trial has taught us, it's that protest music can still be a dangerous, subversive tool. By performing an anti-Putin "punk prayer" during a guerrilla action at a Russian Orthodox church, Pussy Riot intended to provoke and offend. Many saw their action as blasphemou ... More >>
See also: *The Best Of Coachella: Saturday, April 14 *Top Ten Awkward Coachella Dance Move GIFs Wow, that was fast! In a whirlwind of top-notch performances from legends and buzz bands alike, pool parties, and rain, Coachella's first weekend is over. Here are our scribes' favorite moments from Sund ... More >>
One of the nastiest side-effects of a difficult childbirth is the fistula, when an infant gets jammed so tightly in the birth canal that it cuts off the flow of blood to surrounding organs. Eventually the flesh rots away, leaving a hole, from which things -- piss, shit, menstrual blood -- leak. You ... More >>
7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 28. Scottrade Center, 1401 Clark Avenue.
The owners of this Liberian company say a Florida woman is wreaking havoc on their business.A pair of St. Charles men who own a mineral company in Liberia are suing a Florida woman for allegedly extorting them, impersonating them, falsely accusing them of crimes, and generally acting crazy.Accord ... More >>
Living Things, which still proudly claims St. Louis as its home, yesterday released a new, free mixtape on its website. Called Malocchio, the release is "influenced by the sounds of Afrobeat and psychedelic-era Nigerian dub," according to a release sent out by the band's publicist. The genesis for ... More >>
http://www.mytruston.comIn the age of e-mails from dethroned Nigerian princes, it's nice to see a scam artist practicing fraud over the good ol' telephone. Posing as an agent of the fictitious Missouri Financial Crimes Unit, a man with a heavy Middle Eastern accent who calls himself Nick Fleming ... More >>
10 p.m. Saturday, February 13. The Gramophone, 4243 Manchester Avenue.
8 p.m. Wednesday, February 10. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.
In today's news: Obama on the peanut-butter recall, caterpillars in Liberia and misdiagnosed food allergies.
In today's news: a bad history at the source of the salmonella outbreak, caterpillars in Liberia and deadly fugu in Japan.
RFT Staff Writer Kristen Hinman wrote about a St. Louis-based soccer team comprised of homeless men in this week's paper. Coached by David Flomo, the Liberian-born, former child solider now earning his second master's degree at Saint Louis University, the team will head to the Homeless USA Cup in ... More >>
Not totally satisfied with your weekend itinerary? Never fear, Go! is here! This regular feature highlights everything from rock shows to art openings, from delicious dishes to hidden-gem hangouts. Friday, 2/29Be a Good Sport: Strength and agility will help you in any sport, though not so muc ... More >>
www.wikimedia.org As expected, a new -- and very long -- FDA report finds that the meat and dairy products of cloned animals are safe for consumption. (Washington Post) The New York Times is publishing a series of articles detailing the impact of the demand for seafood in Europe on the global fis ... More >>
You couldn't have planned a better day than Sunday to visit the Festival of Nations. Warm, but not too hot -- and downright delightful in Tower Grove Park's ample shade. Parking was scarce, which is more reason to be glad I now live a two-minute walk from the park. photo: Ian Froeb The ro ... More >>
Nowhere near New England
Week of April 9, 2003
South St. Louis is home to a joyous celebration of Brazil's appealing cuisine
A E Na O: The Sacred Music of Harcourt-Whyte