Over the past month, we've reported on the latest controversies of Saint Louis University, first with the high-profile resignation of the theology chair and most recently with the departure of the interim law dean over inappropriate comments. At the center of much of the conflict at SLU is Father La ... More >>
As the general election approaches, candidates try harder than ever to court voters (except not really in Missouri). If you're like Daily RFT, you've grown weary of the debates and heated verbal sparring. Back in ye olde days, when brains fell short, candidates seeking public office courted the publ ... More >>
Eastward, ho, Ha! As we can all now plainly see, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis (CAM) director Paul Ha is moving to Massachusetts.@paulha8Photographic evidence of Paul Ha in sedentary repose, a.k.a. staying put.Updated 4:59 p.m.: Ten minutes after we published this post, Contemporary Art Mu ... More >>
Finnish-born architect Eero Saarinen didn't live long enough to see the completion of his masterwork -- St. Louis' own Gateway Arch. He died in 1961, two years before construction even began.Happy birthday, old chap!Had Saarinen lived (and lived and lived) he would have been 100 years old today. ... More >>
Jessica Baran encapsulates the St. Louis art scene
Malcolm Gay encapsulates the St. Louis art scene
The truth behind a decades-old skull theft.
She designs the duds that make the OSTL sing
Producer Rocco Landesman comes home to talk about Broadway (and baseball)
Bill Haas trumps other Blog o' the Week possibilities, a white supremacy group loses its power (literally), and we wonder if Hotel Rwanda is OK for kids; plus, everybody loves Einar!
A jug of pee flung from a school-bus window has a Maplewood man, well, pissed off
We strike out with the ladies, music-geek style, check out John Kerry's Behind the Music and hunt for Weird Al trivia
Unreal finds good meth-lab locations and talks to a young lady making her way in the world (with the help of semi-nude photos); Bill Haas gets honest; and we (and Denny's) find several ways to play with our food
The fashion-forward minds behind Rock Star Rags, St. Louis' invite-only vintage clothing warehouse
Bingenheimer and Hickenlooper discuss their rockin' doc, Mayor of the Sunset Strip
Some participants question the high cost of giving to Wash. U.'s annual carnival
A son goes looking for his late father and finds some buildings
Here's how the Board of Education could raise money for St. Louis schools: Charge admission to its meetings
Distributors still don't honeymoon with small romantic comedies
Troma's Lloyd Kaufman has guts, all over the floor
The earthwork "Cromlech Glen" and Laumeier Sculpture Park receive needed restoration
Helen Hudlin saw the blight in her East St. Louis neighborhood and "just got busy"
D.A. Pennebaker doesn't make history, but he's captured so much of it
The drug we should stop using "immediately" has been questioned for decades
A tribute to the great trumpeter Lester Bowie
St. Louis native George Hickenlooper takes another step on his Hollywood career path with the Orson Welles adaptation The Big Brass Ring -- but a happy ending's still not in sight.
Gary Lucas has performed with Captain Beefheart, Jeff Buckley, John Zorn and Allen Ginsberg. Now he's visiting St. Louis to perform alongside the silent film The Golem.
Residents of Town & Country can't decide whether to slaughter hundreds of deer, move a few to rural acreage, or do a little of both. The Missouri Department of Conservation's best advice is lethal -- but the mayor is committing political suicide to save t