• Blogs

    July 15, 2014

    Alynda Lee Segarra of Hurray for the Riff Raff on the Road, New Orleans and Eminems With Guitars

    When I reach Alynda Lee Segarra, she's just through airport security in Chicago, headed to the Winnipeg Folk Festival, where she and her band Hurray for the Riff Raff will perform and take part in a workshop on "riffing." It's a rather charming (and literal) statement on behalf of the event, though ... More >>

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    June 5, 2014
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    September 20, 2013

    Drake Reschedules 13 Shows, St. Louis Date Pushed Back to December 11

    Word arrived this morning that Drake's St. Louis concert with Miguel has been pushed back to Wednesday, December 11 at the Scottrade Center, "due to an intense rehearsal schedule and technical production requirements that will be part of the show." The show was originally scheduled for October 8. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2013

    Out Every Night: The Best Shows in St. Louis from July 22 to 28

    Happy Monday, everyone! We hope your weekends were filled with tons of show-going fun. Plenty more madness continues to fill our concert calendar for the week, including visits from Ken Mode, Masked Intruder, and Handsome Family Band. Get some recommendations for a show or two every night of the wee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2013

    The Best St. Louis Metal Shows in July

    Looking for a good place to see flashy and exciting music played at high volume, have your mind blown by dark and powerful sounds, or just stomp around like a drunken goon with your shirt off? Then a heavy metal concert might be just the place for you. Each month I'll be offering my top picks of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2013

    Holy Ship!! Day One: A Surprise Guest Whose Name Rhymes With Drillex

    On Friday afternoon, nearly 3,000 raver chicks, dude guys, scenesters, club kids and DJs assembled at a port in Fort Lauderdale and boarded the MSC Poesia, a.k.a. Holy Ship!! (There are two exclamation points because this is the second edition of the EDM party cruise put on by L.A.'s Hard Events.) T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2012

    Watchdog Group Has Its Eye On Veolia, City's New Water Division Consultant

    Earlier this week, we broke news that the St. Louis Water Division has chosen Veolia Water, a Paris-based company and the largest water services provider in the world, to guide cost-cutting at the utility. The final contract has not yet been awarded, but a longtime employee of the department provide ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2012

    The Smashing Pumpkins Are Coming to St. Louis [Update]

    Update, 8/27: Details have emerged. The Smashing Pumpkins' St. Louis date is October 18 and the venue is the Chaifetz Arena. Tickets go on sale this Friday at 10 a.m. The Smashing Pumpkins just announced a fall 2012 North American tour; the Canadian dates have been announced but so far only the U.S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2012

    The Blues' Sprint to the Finish Line

    The NHL season is coming to a close, and the St. Louis Blues -- excuse me, that should be Your First Place St. Louis Blues -- are getting ready for their final push to the finish line. ​There's plenty on the line for the Blues, who currently sit atop both the Western Conference and the NHL as ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2012

    Everything's Coming Up Blues

    Well, almost everything, anyway. If Winnipeg didn't suck so much it would have been everything. The Blues won again last night, slowly choking the life from the Anaheim Ducks over 60 minutes of grind en route to a 3-1 victory. Jaroslav Halak was nothing short of brilliant, saving 24 of 25 goals ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2012

    Road Warriors: Blues Win Fourth Straight Away Game

    ​What was that thing? You know, the thing the Blues have so much trouble with. The, the thing? That one thing everyone kept saying was really the biggest thing that might keep the Blues from winning that cup thing? Oh, that's right. The winning-away-from-home thing. That thing. Well, the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2012

    Blues Get Back on Track; Finally Beat Predators

    ​So far this season it had been all Nashville, all the time when the Blues and Predators get together. Nashville's defense, at times capable of being as smothering as the Blues' own, had kept the St. Louis attack under control, and Pekka F. Rinne keeps doing this really spot-on but incredibly ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2009

    Canada's New Hockey Soundtrack

    So I was looking around yesterday at all the teams still left in the NHL playoffs, and I have to admit to being more than a little shocked when I realized that there isn't a single Canadian team left in the hunt for Lord Stanley's Cup. In fact, not only was I shocked by the absence, I was pretty di ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2009

    Feature Story: How Celia Shacklett and Bruce Cockburn Became Collaborators, Pals

    After Christian Schaeffer reviewed Celia Shacklett's album Transformateurs a few months ago, they got to talking, and it turned out she had a very interesting story about how she met folkie Bruce Cockburn, who appeared on the album. In our feature this week, she gives details: Jennifer ... More >>

  • Music

    April 15, 2009
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    August 26, 2008
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    September 1, 2004

    Japan on $10 a Day

    Tea ceremonies, anime, Taiko drumming and more await at the Missouri Botanical Garden

  • Film

    May 26, 2004

    Weirdest Movie in the World

    Nobody does nostalgic melodrama like Guy Maddin

  • Calendar

    August 27, 2003

    Now and Zen

    The sound of the Japanese Festival