This Week's Issue



It may not be curtains for St. Louis theater, but some smaller companies struggle for the limelight. Malcolm Gay explains why.

These soon-to-be-ordained Catholic priests are women? Yep, that's right. They tell Kristen Hinman how they keep the faith.

With so many captivating films in the St. Louis International Film Festival's lineup, there wasn't enough space in the paper for all our reviews!

On the ever-evolving music industry landscape, Dean C. Minderman finds local niche labels that nicely fill the record giants' genre gaps.

Unreal avoids becoming ensnared in a miniblind but isn't as lucky when it comes to the quest for über-coolness.

Former Negro League ballplayer and present-day RFT columnist finally gets his pension. He tells Chad Garrison why he's still not satisfied.

Ian dishes on the fare highlighted in Café and Keep It Down at Gut Check.

In Homespun, Bad Folk makes good on its vinyl-only EP.

Roy Kasten tracks down Bowerbirds and Peter Case in B-Sides.

Did Dennis Brown need to drink a lot after taking in And Miss Reardon Drinks a Little at Stray Dog Theatre?


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