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J. Roddy Walston shakes out his voluptuous locks and revs up The Business with a bang of the keys and a holler from the heart. That’s their cue to rock. The four-piece band is notorious for pu... Read more

Culture

In 2003, a few artists from Duluth, Minn., seeking a break from the local rock music scene came together with a banjo, mandolin and fiddle. A decade later, the band now known as Trampled by Turtle... Read more

Culture

The Brooklyn-based indie-rock trio Jukebox The Ghost has revamped its entire identity—from its name down to the tone of its songs—since forming 10 years ago on the campus of George Washington Uni... Read more

Culture

They were just a couple of high school kids playing music around Orange County when they weren’t busy with homework and teenager shenanigans. Now the Local Natives are taking the indie rock scene... Read more

Culture

Some musicians spend years trying to land a favorable shout-out from Entertainment Weekly , Nylon or Paste , but all it took was a taste of its 2012 debut album, Youth , for the media to swarm... Read more

Culture

You can find Michael Fitzpatrick behind a microphone, whipping his side-swept mane back and forth as he bounces to his own soulful sound with infectious energy. Topping the Billboard charts, ope... Read more

Culture

Whatever it is about that retro pop flavor that has everyone swooning over Justin Timberlake and Bruno Mars these days, Aaron Winters—AKA Space Capone—has been mastering it for 10 years. It was ... Read more

Culture

For Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, home is wherever they’re with their 12-person band. The indie folk ensemble emerged from Los Angeles’ underground music scene after capturing everyone’s... Read more

Culture

Back when Ra Ra Riot was playing at house parties around Syracuse University just for fun, some of the band members had post-grad plans that didn’t involve a drum set or microphone. But after en... Read more

Culture

It was about this time last year when Kareem Jackson, better known around these parts as Tef Poe , had acquired VIP passes to LouFest, and was forced to hand them off as he woefully scrubbed dishe... Read more

Culture

If you’ve ever wondered where designers get their ideas and expertise, look to the books that have helped spark their styles. Each title is packed with creative concepts for you to incorporate into your own home. Read more

Design

We asked five local design experts to name their favorite accessory, the one they always try to work into rooms. Read more

Design

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Courtesy of artfairatqueenypark.com

Labor Day weekend is traditionally one of the biggest shopping seasons of the year. And while some flock to the mall, others head to Queeny Park for its biannual art fair, where more than 100 photo... Read more

Culture

Yemanja Brasil Restaurante ’s authentic Brazilian cuisine has gone mobile. The Benton Park eatery debuted its new food truck, Brazil Express, about a month ago. The tropical-looking truck made ... Read more

Dining

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Courtesy of the Cycle STL Facebook Page

Like most other Midwest cities, St. Louis boasts bikers aplenty—from Harley-riders to bike restoration buffs to the couple who enjoys just a weekend drive.  This year’s Inaugural Cycle Showcase ST... Read more

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Photographs by Courtney Zahner

After the last student of Saturday’s trapeze class leaves, Amy Shumaker tosses her eyeglasses onto the padded floor of Bumbershoot Aerial Arts studio and climbs onto the suspended bar herself. Thou... Read more

Culture

Bar Louie, the popular bar-eatery recognized by its martini glass moniker, is now preparing to take its eccentric flare to the Streets of St. Charles. This will be its third unit in metro St. Louis... Read more

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The 20-some college students that make up Webster University’s co-ed musical ensemble, the Chamber Singers, can belt out a Renaissance-era tune, an early 21st-century spiritual or historic German a... Read more

Culture

Concertgoers can now ride to a big-time show at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in style after grabbing a few bites and some craft beer at the nearby swanky prasino , then boarding a VIP shuttle... Read more

Dining

Boasting the world’s largest brewing company and a history in hops dating back to the mid-1800s, St. Louis is—and always has been—a city that appreciates its beer. The German immigrants who floc... Read more

Dining