What's most remarkable about Portrait/Process, the lush new exhibit at the International Photography Hall of Fame, is not merely the sheer diversity of "portraits" on display, but also the show's animating concept — charting how photographic processes, once a binding limitation of the medium, ... More >>
The Drunken Vegan, a.k.a. Patrick J. Hurley, is a full-time barman at the Civil Life Brewing Company and cocktail enthusiast about town. He's an unapologetic drunkard, a vegan and a bon vivant, and, no, he doesn't think those last two terms contradict each other. In the U.S., vermouth has been much ... More >>
Missouri State Representative Rick Stream fired off a bizarre e-mail to his House GOP colleagues this week that discusses the dangers of Islam...citing an 1899 quote from former British prime minister Winston Churchill. "Individual Muslims may show splendid qualities, but the influence of the reli ... More >>
image viaThe taste of dark rum brings to mind sailors and pirates, swarthy, profane men and exotic island ports, ship decks and ocean as far as the eye can see. Rum was birthed on the sugarcane plantations of the Caribbean, allegedly on the island of Barbados, in the 17nth century. To this da ... More >>
Image sourceFriends, for four weeks now, we've been watching Rod Blagojevich together on Celebrity Apprentice. It hasn't always been great -- actually, since every episode is now two hours, most of it is actually pretty damned boring, especially the parts where the celebrities meet the recipi ... More >>
A group called Save our Studio held a rally in Chesterfield Valley last night in an attempt to save sculptor Don Wiegand's home and studio from the wrecking ball. Wiegand's three-acre property, which is also home to the Wiegand Foundation and a popular party spot for area nonprofits, is nestled off ... More >>
B-Sides chats with the immortal soul-punk Graham Parker, and boogies down with the NYC power-trio Earl Greyhound.
This St. Louis crooner plays old tunes for old folks.
Week of February 22, 2007
We talk mashups with Beatallica, skewer Ember Swift and find out what Robert Earl Keen is really saying
How do you lure disaffected suburban teens into the bosom of the church? Try this unholy trinity: rock & roll, junk food and Foosball.
Week of December 24, 2003
Jennifer Joyce contest results, a psychic porn star and perhaps the only Provel-related legal battle in history: Who could ask for anything more? (We've got dirt on Gephardt and the Cards, too, just in case you're greedy.)
How long does it take to drive from here to Kansas City? Depends on how much you want to see.
If you like bar food, you'll love the Pepper
The Busches, the Orthweins and other St. Louis royalty get down and dirty playing polo. It's the passion that grounds their lives.
After a manic first act, HotHouse's What the Butler Saw provides some crazy fun
By Caitlin McQuade (Historyonics Theatre Company)