st. louis

Premieres

Watch King B Fight His Demons in the Weird as Hell Video for "Licks"

The surreal visual has the St. Louis rapper trapped in barbed wire, presiding over a talent show, and even cutting his own tongue in church.
Justin Staple
1.21.19
st. louis

Pizzeria Owner Facing Blue Lives Matter Backlash Says His Role Is 'to Get More People Pissed'

"As they said in the protest, ‘white silence is violence,’ and as hard as it was saying that, I think I get it."
Jelisa Castrodale
10.3.17
Op-Eds

Oh Nelly: I … Love You

The rapper's impact has seemingly been written out of wider cultural history. Let's fix that.
Ryan Bassil
4.24.17
Music

Chuck Berry, Rock and Roll Icon, Dead at 90

The man who many people attribute the creation of rock and roll to has died.
Mack Lamoureux
3.19.17
Interviews

Smino Isn’t Singing to Himself Anymore

The St. Louis musician talks about creating music that makes him proud.
Lawrence Burney
3.14.17
50 states of art

Why an LA Artist Turned an Abandoned Taco Bell into a Midwestern Art Exhibit | #50StatesofArt

Think mas.
Sean N
2.23.17
Art

American Flag Remixes Reveal the Real Story of the U.S.A.

DL Warfield’s project, 'The American Flag Remixed,' explores America and its greatest exports.
Monica Uszerowicz
1.26.17
Art

Get to Know the Radical Collective Sticking Up for St. Louis Artists | #50StatesofArt

The Luminary wants to be as malleable and ever-changing as the work it supports.
Kara Weisenstein
1.23.17
Art

Essay: St. Louis Is Undergoing an Artistic Renaissance | #50StatesofArt

Filmmaker and artist Damon Davis takes us inside a social and creative awakening in Missouri.
Damon Davis
1.23.17
Restaurants

This Chef Won a James Beard Award, Then Closed His Restaurant

“It was this freeing moment,” Gerard Craft says of closing his award-winning St. Louis restaurant Niche. “We’re going to do whatever the fuck we want now.”
Sarah Freeman
10.19.16
Art

The New Smithsonian Looks Like a Fortress: Last Week in Art

Also, Jared Leto is producing and starring in an Andy Warhol biopic, written by Terence Winter.
Nathaniel Ainley
9.26.16
Art

Liquid Meth Found in Bras & Art Supplies: Last Week in Art

Shia LaBeouf slapped a student, and everybody hates The Met's new logo.
Sami Emory
2.22.16
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