Patti Smith reads from her poetry and performs a rock set at the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis (3750 Washington Boulevard; 314-535-4660 ) Sunday at 7 p.m. Tickets are $30. There's no simple way to describe Patti Smith, the profoundly influential, incantatory songstress, poet, artist and writer ... More >>
Allow me to sound like an old person for a minute: Back in my day--which is 1996, the only time I remember being cognizant of an Olympics theme song, because I was nine and didn't know better--the Olympics theme song did not have kitschy theatrical background vocals or an extended instrumental break ... More >>
White Rabbits | Gull April 5, 2012 Plush For White Rabbits (for Gull, too) music is not a tender nerve. It is not a quiet moment of confession. It is a raging, delirious case of id, an animal instinct given form by relentless repetition and experimentation. At Plush we welcomed the homecoming cr ... More >>
American Idol's taken a beating this year. Besides the usual drama with its judges, interest in the show appeared to be dwindling. In fact, its results-show finalé drew its lowest ratings ever. Perhaps what Idol again needs is a personality like Adam Lambert. The season eight runner-up lived up to ... More >>
Metroid Prime 3 is the best you can get for the Wii.
Week of July 6, 2006
Redford grows old gracefully in An Unfinished Life
Two rarely staged comedies that are entertaining, but innocuous
Deborah Weinstein's Anointed
Magic Smoking Monkey Theatre reaches back -- again
Week of March 23, 2005
Meet Brad Fink, a man of color whose body is the perfect canvas for his work
Gere and J. Lo Dance, and there's nothing dirty about it
How do you lure disaffected suburban teens into the bosom of the church? Try this unholy trinity: rock & roll, junk food and Foosball.
Jackie Chan takes a long trip without going anyplace new
Week of March 10, 2004
The Cat in the Hat forms clumps for easy scooping and disposal
At the Not-So-Haunted House
Was Terry Gilliam the man who killed Don Quixote?
That's no longer the question for visionary Stephen J. Cannell, who now lives the novel life
If you didn't like this year's movies, you didn't look hard enough. The RFT's film critics weigh in on their faves of the year.
He can turn bricks into gold, junk into antiques, disasters into opportunities. But Pete Rothschild just can't transform his reputation.
A tender love story underscores Tom Tykwer's cunning thriller The Princess and the Warrior
Ted Demme and Denis Leary are a match made in effin' heaven
Before Night Falls recounts the grim, brave life of the persecuted Cuban writer Reinaldo Arenas
With Snatch, Guy Ritchie once again proves himself the Tarantino of the Thames
Lasse Hallström greets the season with a huge dose of Chocolat
William S. Burroughs
Written and directed by John Waters
Vincent D'Onofrio may be the best actor of his generation, but who would notice?
Written and directed by Jim Jarmusch
Written and directed by Chuck Workman