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  • Dogs & Cats in Harmony

    published August 20, 2003

    SUN 8/24 For animal lovers, there is a certain amount of guilt that accompanies circuses. Worrying about the treatment of the animals,... More >>

  • Playground Renaissance

    published August 20, 2003

    SUN 8/24 St. Louis has its share of unusual sports leagues. Corkball, bottle caps, washers -- they all reflect a particular St. Louis... More >>

  • It Is So Onegin

    published August 13, 2003

    When Aleksandr Pushkin was exiled to Mikhalovskoye from 1823-30, he set himself to the task of writing Eugene Onegin, the lyrical poem... More >>

  • Banzai Sci-Fi

    published August 13, 2003

    SAT 8/16 Anime films can bring to mind the all-too-literal enormity of technological (and biological) advancement of an... More >>

  • BOC T.C.B.

    published August 13, 2003

    There comes a moment in every Sonic Youth show when guitarists Thurston Moore and Lee Ranaldo attack each other with their guitars, fencing with... More >>

  • It's a Toss-Up

    published August 6, 2003

    SAT 8/9 As defined by the American Heritage Dictionary, to juggle is "to keep (two or more) objects in the air at one time by... More >>

  • Release the Turtles!

    published August 6, 2003

    SAT 8/9 When we heard that the Bridgeway Counseling folks were hosting a turtle-race benefit, we had to wonder what fresh hell would be... More >>

  • Classic Rock Clowns

    published August 6, 2003

    No, it's not Elvis' garage sale. "Cars and Guitars" instead refers to the Casino Queen's first annual two-day party (3 p.m.-midnight August 6-7,... More >>

  • A Comedy With Balls

    published July 30, 2003

    Some theater has a reputation for being high-falutin', snobby, art-for-art's-sake, commerce-can-go-fuck-itself drama. None of that is the case... More >>

  • We're Nuts for Albinos

    published July 30, 2003

    It's getting pretty late in the summer. You've taken the kids to every theme park, water slide and dog-related event this city has to offer, and... More >>

  • Have a Nice Novel

    published July 30, 2003

    MON 8/4 When cult-horror actor Bruce Campbell signed books (and breasts) at a South County Waldenbooks a few years ago, the line to... More >>

  • Dysrhythmia

    published July 23, 2003

    Emerson, Lake and Palmer begat the Sex Pistols; the Sex Pistols begat Black Flag; Black Flag begat Gone; Gone begat no one, and here the line died... More >>

  • (Mostly) Harmless, Noh?

    published July 23, 2003

    Yukio Mishima, the Japanese author, playwright and suicide, was the archetype for Henry Rollins. A sickly boy who transformed himself into a... More >>

  • Ballhoggin' & Doggin'

    published July 23, 2003

    FRI 7/25 Basketball observers who bleed red, white and blue have been publicly lamenting the overseas infusion of talent into the pro... More >>

  • Metal Alchemy

    published July 23, 2003

    THUR 7/24 Alex Skolnick once played lead guitar for Testament, a thrash band that specializes in strange chord progressions and time... More >>

  • John, You Should Be Dancin'

    published July 16, 2003

    SAT 7/19 In 1978, no one snickered at the mention of John Travolta's name -- not even the people who bought his disco single, "A Girl... More >>

  • Baseball Been Very Bad to Me

    published July 16, 2003

    WED 7/16 Major League Baseball's All-Star Game has been a chronic disappointment for years. To goad blasé superstars into... More >>

  • Six-Degree Burns

    published July 9, 2003

    John Guare was 51 when his astonishing comedy Six Degrees of Separation was first produced. When people asked how long it took him to write... More >>

  • Color Me Good

    published July 9, 2003

    FRI 7/11 There's no need to draw on Mom and Dad's wall, young person. Instead, convince your alleged parental units to motor over to... More >>

  • South(side) of Heaven

    published July 9, 2003

    SAT 7/12 We here at the RFT have a long history of knocking the South Side. We call South Siders 'hoosiers' and poke fun at... More >>

  • The Old, Old Ball Game

    published July 9, 2003

    There are few sounds more recognizable, or satisfying, than those produced by the game of baseball. The crack of the bat, the roar of the fans as... More >>

  • Burned on the Fourth of July

    published July 2, 2003

    We've all heard the horror stories: Barbie, stripped naked and forced to straddle a cherry bomb. GI Joe sent into orbit with a roman candle. The... More >>

  • My, What Big Teeth You Have

    published July 2, 2003

    SUN 7/6 In 1977, you'd find as many sticks in a pack of gum as the number of Mexican gray wolves that roamed North America. Five... More >>

  • Sounds, Suds & Sweat

    published July 2, 2003

    When presented with the knowledge that on Friday, July 4, and Saturday, July 5, nearly 20 bands of national and regional fame will perform down at... More >>

  • Brokeback with Califone and the Eternals

    published June 25, 2003

    Don't skip ahead. It's an early warning, but it's necessary. When people read the phrases "two-bass band," "Chicago sound" and "jazz-influenced,"... More >>

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