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  • 20th Century Visionaries: Print and Photographs from the Permanent Collection

    published June 25, 2015

    The Saint Louis University Museum of Art has emptied its vaults to display some heavy hitters from its extensive collection. 20th Century... More >>

  • Soulard Garden Tour

    published June 25, 2015

    Each year the citizens of the kingdom of Soulard open up their private gardens, greeneries, parlors and galleries to the general public for the... More >>

  • Smokey Joe's Cafe

    published June 25, 2015

    Stages St. Louis opens its new season with its 100th production, the boogie-down classic Smokey Joe's Cafe. Directed and choreographed by... More >>

  • Family Day Block Party

    published June 18, 2015

    Paul Vandivort hadn't made a cardboard maze in almost a decade. But the local artist has recently returned to this craft, creating the Labyrinth... More >>

  • Alien

    published June 11, 2015

    Believe it or not, Ellen Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) kicks a lot of ass in Alien. Released in 1979, Ridley Scott's claustrophobic epic... More >>

  • St. Louis Renaissance Faire

    published June 11, 2015

    If you want to party like they did in the sixteenth century, come to the quiet hamlet of Petit Lyon in Rotary Park (2577 West Meyer Road,... More >>

  • Pee-wee's Big Adventure

    published June 4, 2015

    Never has the story of one man and his bike been so epic as it was in 1985 when Paul Reubens released Pee-wee's Big Adventure.... More >>

  • Hot Rod Power Tour

    published June 4, 2015

    Local gearheads shift into overdrive as the Hot Rod Power Tour, the hottest show on asphalt, rolls into Gateway Motorsports Park (700... More >>

  • Bengie Molina

    published May 28, 2015

    The Molina brothers are a baseball dynasty rivaling the DiMaggios in career achievements. Growing up in a tough Puerto Rican barrio, Bengie,... More >>

  • The Odd Couple

    published May 7, 2015

    Neil Simon's The Odd Couple has been presented in various iterations since opening on Broadway in 1965. This hilarious story of two friends... More >>

  • First Friday: Game of Thrones

    published April 30, 2015

    Despite the spring sunshine, winter is coming to the St. Louis Science Center's First Friday tonight from 6 p.m. to midnight. The evening... More >>

  • The Princess Bride

    published April 30, 2015

    [EDITOR'S NOTE: Cary Elwes cancelled his book tour after the RFT went to press. He will not be appearing in St. Louis. Instead, the Webster... More >>

  • FORM 2015: Contemporary Design Show

    published April 23, 2015

    As part of its ongoing artistic vision, The Luminary highlights contemporary shapes, sizes and structures with FORM 2015: Contemporary Design... More >>

  • Back on Board: Greg Louganis

    published April 23, 2015

    Becoming an Olympic champion requires a lot of personal sacrifice. But what happens after the fame and glory dwindles is at the core of Cheryl... More >>

  • I Love Lucy Live on Stage

    published April 16, 2015

    For more than 60 years the enduring charm of I Love Lucy has been an integral part of American popular culture. Now the zany antics of... More >>

  • Erik Larson

    published April 9, 2015

    Not only is Erik Larson one of America's preeminent historians, he's also a compelling storyteller whose previous books, The Devil in... More >>

  • St. Louis Cardinals Home Opener

    published April 9, 2015

    The St. Louis Cardinals home opener is a spectacle filled with all of the tradition, pageantry and regalia normally reserved for royalty.... More >>

  • First Friday: Jurassic Park

    published April 2, 2015

    For a species that died off millions of years ago, dinosaurs sure get a lot of exposure. These overactive fossils can be seen in the OMNIMAX... More >>

  • Robin Oliveira

    published April 2, 2015

    In her new novel I Always Loved You, author Robin Oliveira plays "what if?" with a rumored affair between a young Mary Cassatt and... More >>

  • Mon Oncle

    published March 26, 2015

    Jacques Tati never shied away from using comedy as a form of social commentary. His film Mon Oncle, the best foreign-language... More >>

  • The Godfather

    published March 26, 2015

    The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra makes an offer that can't be refused: A special night out with the Family watching Francis Ford Coppola's... More >>

  • Breathless

    published March 19, 2015

    In 1960, Europe was a cauldron of postwar creativity and social tumult. As a result, a bold era in cinema -- the French New Wave -- was born. The... More >>

  • Rear Window

    published March 19, 2015

    Rear Window, widely regarded as one of Hollywood's greatest films, has taught generations of moviegoers that spying on your neighbor... More >>

  • That Man from Rio

    published March 12, 2015

    Those looking for a less controversial example of French satire than Charlie Hebdo should check out That Man from Rio, Philippe de... More >>

  • Beauty and the Beast

    published March 12, 2015

    The theory that love can cause crazy things to happen has been repeatedly put to the test through numerous adaptations of the French fantasy,... More >>

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