This year saw its share of incredible documentaries, but in 2013 the stand-outs are films that help flesh out the way we see the world.
Below are fifteen docs we suggest seeing, from the grisly to uplifting. Click on the name of the film to read its review.
Metro Trans Umbrella Group held its first art show, "Transcending the Spectrum," at the Koken Art Factory on Saturday, November 23, 2013. The event featured monochrome portraits by Meg Hensley, drag performers, spoken word readings and live music. Photos by Steve Truesdell for the Riverfront Times.
Xero Tribe held its fourth-annual apocalypse-themed rave at the Skatium on Saturday, November 23, 2013, so we swung by around midnight to grab some photos of the party people. Photos by Jon Gitchoff for the Riverfront Times.
"Winter is coming" took on a new meaning Saturday night, November 23, 2013 as The Randy Dandies paid tribute to the fantasy epic Game of Thrones with a wonderfully nerdy and sexy choose-your-own-adventure show at Plush. Photos by Jon Gitchoff for the Riverfront Times.
Vagina The Musical was held Friday, November 22, 2013 at the Crack Fox featuring an evening of burlesque, demonstrations, comedy, song and so much more to educate the crowd on all things vagina. Photos by Jon Gitchoff for the Riverfront Times
Lovers of all things Ghostbusters gather together on Friday, November 22, 2013 at the Airport Hilton (10330 Natural Bridge Road) for the second-annual Ecto Con, including panel discussions, a costume contest and concert by guest of honor, Professor Shyguy. Photos by Thomas Ricks for the...
From the very first minutes of 2013 through winter's approach, we present these images from after-dark -- or at least people acting like it's after dark -- in St. Louis.
100 STL People We'd Like to Party With
Justin Timberlake brought his 20/20 Experience World Tour to the Scottrade Center for a sold-out show on Tuesday, November 19, 2013.
Photos by Jason Stoff for the Riverfront Times.
Justin Timberlake's 20/20 Experience: Don't Feel Guilty About "Guilty Pleasures"
Bye Bye Bye: Justin Timberlake...
St. Louis has been a welcoming home to tens of thousands of Bosnian refugees who fled their southeastern European home of Bosnia and Herzegovina in the early '90s, as a result of the breakup of Yugoslavia and the ensuing Bosnian War. And while the national team -- making its first World Cup...
Why are these institutes of banality and Buffalo wings so popular? Their obsession with providing something for everyone translates into mammoth and disjointed menus, sometimes with a table of contents, that simultaneously offer sushi and spaghetti while relying on frozen, processed crap to...
Ellen the Felon held the release party for her new album, Bang Bang Bang at Skatium, a roller skating rink on Broadway, on Friday, November 15, 2013. Also on the bill were Kid Scientist, Fire Dog and The Chill Dawgs.
Photos by Kait Mauro for the Riverfront Times.
Each week RFT food & drink blog Gut Check features a cocktail worth trying with its Hump-Day Cocktail Suggestion. We've collected all of them here for a St. Louis booze cruise, via these snapshots of St. Louis cocktail culture. Take a spin through these while you practice your impression of...