Lit & Lectures,
Nov 5, 2013
The Lost History of the New Madrid Earthquakes tells the story about a powerful seismological event where you'd least expect to find it: The Mississippi Valley.
by Sam Worley
Book Review, Chekhov, Cessna, Missouri Bootheel, Conevery Bolton Valencius, U.S. Civil War, New Madrid earthquakes, Mississippi Valley, The Lost History of the New Madrid Earthquakes, Great Britain, Missouri, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, New Hampshire, Charleston, South Carolina, Mississippi River, William Leigh Pierce, Lee Sandlin, Storm Kings: The Untold History of America's First Tornado Chasers, Saint Louis, Jimmy Carter, John McCain, Rasputina, Uncle Tupelo, Recommended
Sep 11, 2013
Plus: Dowsing shakes up its roster, rapper Milo moves to town, and more.
by J.R. Nelson and Leor Galil
Gossip Wolf, BLVD Records, Pink Frost, Apteka, Sundowning, BLVD, Notes & Bolts, Burlington, Fake Limbs, Coward, Missouri, Blasted Diplomats, Blizzard Babies, Split Feet, Dowsing, Marcus Nuccio, Delia Hornik, I Don't Even Care Anymore, Erik Czaja, Pet Symmetry, Riot Fest, Boilerman, Jim Gies, Leatherface, Stiff Little Fingers, the Broadways, Peeple Watchin', Boxsledder, Loss Leaders, Milo, Rory Ferreira, Cavalcade, Nocando, Hellfyre
Arts & Culture,
May 16, 2013
The "gateway to the west" is not just a smaller, inferior version of Chicago.
by Aimee Levitt
Summer Guide, Summer Guide 2013, Saint Louis, Missouri, Gateway to the West, 88.1 KDHX, Gateway Arch, Saint Louis Cardinals, Moonrise Hotel, Delmar Loop, Chase Park Plaza, Central West End, The Royale South Kingshighway, Riverfront Times, Soulard Farmers' Market, City Museum Washington Avenue Loft District, Monstrocity, International Shoe Factory, Busch Stadium
Jul 1, 2011
Marideth Sisco, whose voice makes for one of the movie's most memorable scenes, brings her band to Lincoln Hall on Wednesday.
Mar 16, 2011
Brian Springer's family searches for an anarchist diary and buried treasure on their Missouri farm in his documentary "The Disappointment: Or, the Force of Credulity," screening Thursday 3/17 at the Gene Siskel Film Center.
by Ed M. Koziarski
Film, Brian Springer, disappointment, force of credulity, Ohio, Missouri, gold, silver, Spanish, buried, treasure, dig, artifact, Civil War, anarchist, Kate Austin, spin, Bill Clinton, George Bush, Pat Robertson, documentary, satellite, Video
Dec 16, 2010
An African luncheon, a warehouse sale, a whiskey tasting, and more.
by Sam Worley
Food Chain, Food & Drink, European Imports, Pipeworks Brewing Co., Belgian Wit, Smoked Porter, Pastrami on Rye, beer tasting, warehouse sale, Quince, Scott Quint, Northwestern University Robert Launay, Ivory Coast, African luncheon, Washburne Culinary Institute, Sikia, African cuisine, Kansas City, Missouri, Boulevard Brewing, Kitchen Chicago, Kendall College, Angie Jackson, Have Yourself a Very Whiskey Christmas, Koval Lion's Pride Organic Dark Rye Whiskey, Cabin Fever Maple Whiskey, Rowan's Creek Bourbon Whiskey, When Oysters were Kosher, Jame Ziegelman, Bertha Kramer, Aubt Babette's Cook Book, Reform Judaism, Jewish cuisine, Spertus Institute, Black Beer Night, winter solstice, Acre, black beer, Stone Smoked Porter with Chipotle Peppers, Southern Tier Choklat Stout, Half Acre Big Hug Imperial Porter
News & Features,
Sep 23, 2010
A gay Chicago filmmaker arrives at a Missouri film fest to find the state has pulled its funding under pressure from "patriots." Was it the subject matter?
by Michael Miner
Politics, film festivals, film, movies, documentaries, Missouri, federal stimulus funds, grants, Show Me Social Justice International Film Festival, Warrensburg, Missouri, Missouri Valley Community Action Agency, Peter Kinder, United for Missouri, Johnson County Patriots of the Republic, Jefferson City, Missouri, Missouri Department of Social Services, Pam LaFrenz, Ky Dickens, Denny Hoskins, University of Central Missouri, "Fish Out of Water", Kristen Kaza, homosexuality, The Bible, Warrensburg Daily Star-Journal, Jeff Merrick, funding, ARRA, American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, Rotary Club, Carl Bearden, Jeremy Mikolajczak, grass-roots conservatism, Michael Bersin, Jack Miles, public expenditures, social service funding, Tour of Missouri, recession
May 14, 2010
Society of Midland Authors 2010 Award Winners
by Jerome Ludwig
Lit & Lectures, Books, Society of Midland Authors, Kent Meyers, Twisted Tree, James McManus, Richard C. Lindberg, The Gambler King of Clark Street: Michael C. McDonald and the Rise of Chicago's Democratic Machine, Saundra Mitchell, Shadowed Summer, Christine Taylor-Butler, Sacred Mountain: Everest, Jim Harrison, In Search of Small Gods, James Friend Memorial Award for Literary and Dramatic Criticism, Tom Williams, chicagocritic.com, Spearfish, South Dakota, Kenilworth, Chicago, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Missouri, Grayling, Michigan, Livingston, Montana
Apr 5, 2010
One hundred and twenty six years ago, progressive dudes of Missouri steeled one another to expose their knees in public.
Mar 3, 2010
Huang Weikai's surreal nonfiction film "Disorder" about Guangzhou, China, screens for free Wednesday 3/3 at DePaul University Museum.
by Ed M. Koziarski
Film, Free Shit, Swag, DePaul, DePaul University Museum, Guangzhou, China, Haung Weikai, documentary, David Lynch, True/False Film Festival, Columbia, Missouri, Chris Boeckmann, media arts, Chi Jang Yin
Jan 27, 2010
Reynolds Journalism Institute is looking for four fellows for the next school year
Aug 7, 2007
What's worse than Illinois Democrats' factional follies? Missouri Republicans' war against science and economic development.