Now a Christmas tradition, Trans-Siberian Orchestra will make a trek to St. Louis next month. I've been an outspoken critic of TSO for years now, and admit that my disdain toward the band has bred some unintentional negativity. This holiday season, let's explore the positive alternatives -- here are ... More >>
Jason StoffU2 | Interpol Busch Stadium July 17, 2011 U2 may be the least subtle band in history. Last night, the boys took the stage to "Space Oddity," which does not make sense thematically, but does make sense in that the song has a countdown in it and the 360 Tour stage looks like a spac ... More >>
Wikimedia CommonsBefore we get to the list, I want to make clear that this is not a Christmas-bashing article, but simply a piece listing ten Christmas songs that are so awful they should never be played again for any reason. I love Christmas, I love the season and I love the spirit -- and th ... More >>
To my knowledge, the slew of vocalists which accompanied the Trans-Siberian Orchestra last evening never sang the word "Jesus." The concert did not feature a denouncement of Santa or the formation of a manger in laser lights on the Scottrade Center's roof. Yet the event felt an awful lot like the ... More >>
The fourteenth annual St. Louis International Film Festival gets off to a great start
A soda called Pipi Bubble, Austria's last wandering shepherd, a boat made of 164,321 wine corks: It's all here
Week of December 15, 2004
Week of June 23, 2004
Our critics enter the summer-movie fray
How Joe Sacco learned to stop worrying and love war
Bosnian refugees found safe haven in St. Louis in the 1990s. Many are on the move again -- this time to the suburbs.
A former pro basketball player from Israel has to be bigger, stronger and faster for the American college game
For Muslims in St. Louis, politics gets personal as fear dominates their lives
Bosnians give some folks in St. Louis Hills the willies
We Will Survive documents the living history of St. Louis' Bosnian refugees
Directed by Michael Winterbottom
After surviving the Balkan wars, refugees from Bosnia-Herzegovina have been given a place to tell their story at the Missouri Historical Society. The hard part is deciding what that story is.
Home is where they have to take you in. But for the Roma refugees who've come to St. Louis, there's no such place.
(Comprising a random collection of ingredients from St. Louis food and wine)
The Black Rep's Waiting for Godot leaves the business of interpretation to the audience.
It's the power of the music, not cartoonish surface appearances, that makes for a music hero, say the local young folk we polled