Mahatma Gandhi probably wouldn't be thrilled that we're fighting. But despite the hardships of his life, Gandhi never lived in a climate that rockets from 45 to 90 degrees in a matter of days. Such sudden charges into the flaming death heat can make some of us abandon our policies of nonviole ... More >>
Jeff Smith, ex-con and man of letters.There's a long and honorable tradition of books written in prison -- Don Quixote, Robinson Crusoe, Oscar Wilde's De Profundis, Thomas Malory's Le Morte d'Arthur, possibly the letters of St. Paul. And why not? There's not much else to do there but reflect. ... More >>
9 p.m. Saturday, April 3. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
cnn.comDid you watch President Barack Obama's speech last night to Congress? If not, you can view the entire 48-minute address here. Overall, I thought the president's plan seemed to make sense as well as address some of the sticking points conservatives have with the bill. But then, what do I kn ... More >>
Ousted Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich has been criticized by anyone with a pulse over the past two months (compared to the previous six years, when the jabs were mainly given by Illinois residents.) And in defending himself since his December 9 arrest, the politician has often veered into the abs ... More >>
The Pitted Olive, 5815 Hampton Avenue, 314-832-6548
Week of May 17, 2006
Will the Landing ever get its act together?
Thursday, November 3; the Gargoyle (on the campus of Washington University, Forsyth and Skinker boulevards)
Sekisui Pacific Rim has no problem making the grade
The Year in Review: A Quiz
Radar Station chats with Jay Farrar on the most depressing day of the year
Unreal checks out the Lou from a fast-moving tour bus, learns the essentials of RV'ing and eats waaay too many Chilitos
Aaron Eckhart and Ben Kingsley struggle through floundering frights
Week of May 21, 2003
Northern Ireland's troubles explode in a new depiction of Bloody Sunday
Julie Taymor and Salma Hayek paint a spectacular portrait of Frida Kahlo
Michael Moore goes threshing about in search of fear itself
Lumumba delivers a thrilling, if necessarily simplified, history lesson
From England, the nasty but brilliant Sexy Beast has Ben Kingsley at full dazzle
It's not that he's pious. He's simply unfit to serve.
Determined to make a better life for themselves and their children, students at the Fathers' Support Center make a go of parenthood in the 'hood
It's flush with money and has a grand new building, but the Humane Society of Missouri is doing little to prevent the growing euthanasia rate for unwanted animals
Award-winning jazz station KZJZ gets religion, leaving the AM band bereft of jazz; plus, other St. Louis follies and foibles
Directed by Andy Tennant
The Mahatma Gandhi Center presents a performance of Feroz Khan's Mahatma vs. Gandhi
The city school board files suit to block the opening of St. Louis' first charter school
Father James Carney left St. Louis to work with the poor in Honduras, putting him at odds with both church and state. Fifteen years after his mysterious death, a new CIA report raises more questions than answers.