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 >>
Friday (Apr. 20):
Around the World Wine Dinner @ Missouri Botanical Garden
Chefs from Catering St. Louis create a menu focusing on France: The Rhone Valley. The four-course meal with hors d'oeuvres and wine pairings includes menu items such as braised beef shank in red wine-olive-currant reductio ... More >>
*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.
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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.
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image viaS. Carey, classically-trained percussionist for Bon Iver, just finished road testing his debut album, All We Grow, on his first headlining tour with Yann Tiersen. Catch him at Off Broadway April 4.
*Great American Taxi, March 4
BB's Jazz Blues and Soups
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New York Post"Hand over the bearclaws or I'll make another crappy sequel!"This week researchers at Bristol University released a study claiming that kids who consume junk food before age three are more likely to have lower IQs in the future. While nutritional research should always be taken w ... 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 >>