Tom Kavanaugh realizes his documentary on sweatshops in the clothing industry won't be an easy one to make. For starters, the companies he plans to profile -- Walmart and Nike, to name a few -- aren't likely to cooperate. Then there are the language barriers and other logistical challenges of shooti ... More >>
Friday (Apr. 27): Third Annual Green Ball @ Moonrise Hotel This annual event to reinforce sustainability initiatives features an open bar with local beer and wine, locally sourced cuisine, a green fashion contest and live entertainment. $60 per person. Tickets available at the door. 7 to 11 p.m. ... More >>
Diplomacy between nations doesn't always involve dignitaries or high-level negotiations. A group with a presence in St. Louis engages in "cultural diplomacy," which involves exchanging musical expertise between Americans and countries often hit hard by conflict. Since it became incorporated as a non ... More >>
Turns out that William Chignoli (subject of this week's RFT feature) isn't the only guy in town working with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to try and make the world a better place.Scientists from Washington University's Schools of Medicine and Genome Sciences recently received a three year ... More >>
Finance ministers from the world's leading economies discuss rising food costs while meeting in Washington, D.C., this weekend. (Wall Street Journal) Rising food costs lead to the prime minister's resignation in Haiti and riots in Bangladesh. (CTV) People have fallen ill from the recalled Malt-O-M ... More >>
Your daily guide to what they're whispering about in the next cubicle. HERE Follow-up story on A to Z: What's happened in the aftermath of the Wash. U. Taser incident? Get schooled on the Edward Jones Dome in one minute. Reminisce about your first paying gig at Marriage 101. www.creativebits.o ... More >>
Columbia's True/False Festival is the coolest four-year-old in Missouri.
Saturday, January 22; Schlafly Tap Room (2100 Locust Street)
Week of September 15, 2004
Week of September 1, 2004
Saturday, March 6; Off Broadway
A son goes looking for his late father and finds some buildings
Concert for George (Warner Strategic)
Flying where no one is allowed to fly, bringing aid to people without hope
Kellwood's taking fashion forward by making virtually all our clothes in the Third World. But the St. Louis giant carefully cloaks its operations, its plant locations and its monitoring of labor conditions.
Comprehensive coverage of the Eighth Annual St. Louis International Film Festival