Sunday, April 20, 2014

Alvin Ailey Dance Theater gets a 'Lift'

The popular company will perform a new piece by quirky choreographer Aszure Barton next weekend at the Fox Theatre.

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Saturday, April 19, 2014

St. Louis Art Museum loses bidding on Chinese art

Museum had $1.2 million to spend at New York auction; 650-year-old porcelain dish sells for more than triple that amount.

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Fox Theatre announces its 2014-15 shows

Four musicals, including Tony-winning ‘Kinky Boots,’ make their St. Louis debuts.

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Friday, April 18, 2014

Bennie, the St. Louis Zoo's celebrity-kissing sea lion, dies

The zoo doesn't yet know why; He had been lethargic and eating poorly for several days.

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'Transcendence' raises questions it can't answer

“Transcendence” is a movie with a message, and it’s got some really serious things to say about technology. Unfortunately those things are all over the map and it goes on to prove that…

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COCA offers a new season of family shows

Local artists and tours make up the season.

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Thursday, April 17, 2014

Best Bets: Aziz Ansari at the Fox, Lemony Snicket at the library

Our staff picks the best things to do this week, with a look at what's ahead in the weeks to come.

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Fly high with Circus Harmony at Union Station

Circus Harmony's new Trapeze Center will allow visitors to take flight under the train shed.

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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

St. Louis Shakespeare plans anniversary season

Founder Donna Northcott will direct 'Hamlet' once more.

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Preservationists win reprieve for Goldenrod Showboat

Nonprofit will regain ownership from Illinois River dock owners in two weeks, hope to move it back to St. Louis for more fundraising efforts.

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Want to sing with Opera Theatre? Here's your chance.

And you don't even have to audition; just sign up.

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Lewis & Clark statue moving Thursday morning

Oft-submerged STL riverfront icon to be restored; new home to be announced

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Black Rep, Mustard Seed close their seasons

Mustard Seed revives 'Falling' and the Black Rep stages a Nigerian comedy. 

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Monday, April 14, 2014

Classical music review: Chamber Chorus explores ancient Egypt

Assistant conductors step in for Philip Barnes.

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'Seussical' at Bishop DuBourg High School

Ever wish to enter the pages of your favorite books from your childhood? Now you can! Bishop DuBourg High School presented Seussical the Musical, an unbelievable journey into the books of Dr…

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'Seussical' at Bishop DuBourg High School

Do you remember loving the “The Cat and the Hat” as a kid? Or reading “Horton Hears a Who” to your toddler? Dr. Seuss’ far-fetching children’s books have become favorites among A…

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Sunday, April 13, 2014

Revival season blooms in St. Louis theater scene

Two troupes mount big hits a second time.

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Saturday, April 12, 2014

James Franco not nervous about Broadway debut

NEW YORK • James Franco insists he’s not been nervous at all about making his Broadway debut, not even before his first night in front of more than a thousand people.

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Friday, April 11, 2014

Horror flick is good, but could have been better

“Oculus” is a good, old-fashioned, haunted-mirror movie that gets the job done as a creepy, unsettling horror flick. What’s disappointing about it is that it actually had the potential…

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MADCO dance troupe gets ambitious with 'Liquid Roads'

MADCO is banking on big success with its new show, "Liquid Roads."

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Rio 2 lands awkwardly with jumbled plot

There are two types of “good” animated, family movies. The first and best type are the ones that are legitimately good movies all on their own no matter what metric you decide to use.

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Thursday, April 10, 2014

Best Bets: Ben Folds at Powell, Grant's Farm opens, 'Falling' returns

Our staff picks the best things to do this week, with a look at what's ahead in the weeks to come.

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Musical talent in 'Once' is evident onstage

When musical theater is special it can be close to magical. Such is the case with “Once,” which is now playing at the Fox Theatre through April 20.

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Rosa Parks archive remains unsold in warehouse

The archives of the seamstress who refused to give up her seat on a bus is caught in a legal battle between her heirs and her friends. 

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'Once' brings a touch of Ireland to the Fox

The ensemble is also the orchestra in this bittersweet romance.

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Max & Louie to stage premieres

The troupe will present two comedies this year.

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Wednesday, April 9, 2014

After nine years, SLSO performs at Cathedral Basilica

The volume from the full symphony orchestra was overwhelming at times.

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Tuesday, April 8, 2014

'The Wizard of Oz' at Notre Dame High School

Red ruby slippers, flying monkeys, a wicked witch, and an emerald city all came together to take audiences “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” in Notre Dame High School’s production of The Wi…

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'The Wizard of Oz' at Notre Dame High School

Beautiful sets, impressive energy, and a talented cast, oh my! With its spectacular performance of the beloved classic "The Wizard of Oz," Notre Dame High School delivered a memorable perfor…

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'The Foreigner' at Mehlville High School

On April 4, 2014, audiences experienced a charming comedy about the magic of kindness that left them saying ‘Gock’ (yes) to all of the hilarity. Mehlville High School combines talented y…

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'The Foreigner' at Mehlville High School

The lights come up on a rainy night at a small fishing lodge in Georgia in Mehlville High School's production of Larry Shue's "The Foreigner." In November 1984, the play opened in New York a…

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