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Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Voguing expert Omari Mizrahi conducting free events at Washington University by Kevin C. Johnson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Dancer Omari Mizrahi, who has performed with Janet Jackson, Jidenna and others, is bringing his voguing expertise to the Washington University campus this week.

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Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Tyler Perry's 'Madea's Farewell Play Tour' to play Fox Theatre Mother's Day weekend by Kevin C. Johnson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Tyler Perry’s “Madea’s Farewell Play Tour” hits the Fox Theatre just in time for Mother’s Day weekend with shows all weekend -- May 10-12.

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Friday, September 28, 2018

Young 'Voice' singer Kennedy Holmes of Florissant is thankful for early success by Kevin C. Johnson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

If early buzz is any indication, St. Louis is looking at what could be its strongest contender yet on “The Voice.”

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Thursday, September 27, 2018

Jenifer Lewis to speak at Harris-Stowe's lecture series by Kevin C. Johnson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Jenifer Lewis, “The Mother of Black Hollywood” and co-star of ABC’s “Black-ish,” will appear at Harris-Stowe State University on Oct. 9.

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Friday, April 27, 2018

'Drag Race' star Trixie Mattel brings her 'Moving Parts' to the Pageant by Kevin C. Johnson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

“I wanna be the only person who does what I do," she says. "The only blonde with a wig and jokes and guitar — just me and Dolly Parton."

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Thursday, March 8, 2018

Photo exhibit goes behind the scenes at Chuck Berry LouFest tribute by Kevin C. Johnson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Fans of the late Chuck Berry heard his hits once again at a tribute show Sept. 9 at LouFest. Huey Lewis, Captain Kirk Douglas of the Roots, Britt Daniel and Adam Fishel of Spoon, Cory Henry,…

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

Jennifer Holliday wouldn't mind another 'Dreamgirls' for 'One Night Only' by Kevin C. Johnson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The last time Jennifer Holliday performed in St. Louis, it was in her signature role as Effie White in the Muny’s 2011 production of “Dreamgirls,” an experience she remembers fondly.

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Thursday, November 2, 2017
Thursday, October 5, 2017
Wednesday, October 4, 2017

'The Bodyguard' among the many projects keeping Whitney Houston's legacy alive by Kevin C. Johnson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Who’s looking out for Whitney Houston’s legacy? It can hardly catch a break these days.

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Friday, July 28, 2017

2017 Rising Stars: Brock Seals successfully blends visual art and rap by Kevin C. Johnson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

His short film "50 Paint Bottles," an ode to Spike Lee's classic "Do the Right Thing," will premiere at the Tivoli Theatre.

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Thursday, July 13, 2017

'Hamilton' star Leslie Odom Jr. will perform with SLSO at Powell Hall by Kevin C. Johnson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

An evening with Leslie Odom Jr., the Tony Award-winning star of Broadway’s “Hamilton,” will take place Dec. 3 at Powell Hall in an event presented by the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra.

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Thursday, December 22, 2016

New Year's Eve guide: Ring in 2017 with concerts, parties, family events, TV by Kevin C. Johnson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

It’s never too soon to start planning for New Year’s Eve. There are tons of great options, including concerts, parties, comedy shows and family events.

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Monday, October 31, 2016

Black Rep revisits its popular 'Dreamgirls' for 40th anniversary celebration by Kevin C. Johnson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The theater company will perform a special concert version of "Dreamgirls."

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Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Black Rep looking for next 'star' for its 'Dreamgirls' in concert event by Kevin C. Johnson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The Black Rep is searching for a performer to be featured in its special “Dreamgirls” in concert event on Nov. 5 at the 560 Music Center’s E. Desmond Lee Concert Hall.

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Sunday, October 9, 2016

'The Voice' gives Fenton native a new lease on life by Kevin C. Johnson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Gabriel Violett is new to coach Alicia Keys' team.

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Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Nelly set to perform with St. Louis Symphony for the first time by Kevin C. Johnson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Nelly can add a new first to his accomplishments -- he has lined up a performance with the St. Louis Symphony.

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Wednesday, August 10, 2016

'Elton John and Tim Rice's Aida' is a triumphant finale to Muny season by Kevin C. Johnson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

“Elton John and Tim Rice’s Aida” made a triumphant return to the Muny on Monday night, kicking off the company’s final show of the season with a story of doomed lovers.

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Friday, August 5, 2016

'Aida' star Michelle Williams revisits her Broadway role at the Muny by Kevin C. Johnson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Michelle Williams was formerly one-third of the best-selling group Destiny's Child.

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Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Single tickets on sale for Powell Hall concerts including Prince tribute, Ben Folds by Kevin C. Johnson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Single tickets are on sale today for the St. Louis Symphony classical and Live at Powell Hall concerts, with the addition of seven concerts added to the LAPH concert lineup.

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Friday, March 4, 2016

Michelle Williams will star in 'Aida' at the Muny by Kevin C. Johnson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Williams starred in “Aida” on Broadway and also appeared in “The Color Purple,” “Chicago” and “Fela!” on Broadway.

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