Wednesday, April 26, 2017

'Hamilton' is associated with Obama, but it's a better musical with him out of office by Alyssa Rosenberg The Washington Post

One of the ways we deal with the lingering sense that pop culture is a guilty pleasure is to argue that it has a value beyond pleasure, that it can help us understand major political and cul…

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Monday, April 24, 2017

'Twelfth Period' takes Shakespeare to high school by Judith Newmark • St. Louis Post-Dispatch

ERA puts Malvolio at the center of the story

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Sunday, April 23, 2017

Deaf Visual Arts Festival aims to bridge gap between deaf, hearing communities by Valerie Schremp Hahn St. Louis Post-Dispatch

What should someone attending a deaf visual arts festival for the first time expect to experience?

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Snapshot: Lucy Cashion finds a new and different drummer by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Director Lucy Cashion brings a postmodern perspective to the classics

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All about Bach: A monthlong Bach festival comes to St. Louis by Sarah Bryan Miller St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The Bach Society joins with other area musical organizations and churches

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'The Lion King' fills the Fox with glorious theatricality by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

At 20, the show still dazzles with puppets, music and dance.

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Saturday, April 22, 2017

Stage version of 'Frozen' casts 2 Broadway veterans by Associated Press

NEW YORK • The upcoming stage adaptation of “Frozen” has found its sisters Anna and Elsa — they’ll be played by Broadway veterans Patti Murin and Cassie Levy.

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Why 'Put On Your Sunday Clothes' in 'Hello, Dolly!' is making people happy by Peter Marks Washington Post

It’s not the most profound show tune ever written. But at this moment in time, it may be the perfect show tune.

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Storgårds, SLSO score with Eastern European soul by Sarah Bryan Miller St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Pianist Nikolai Lugansky makes a terrific debut with Rach 3

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Friday, April 21, 2017

St. Louis Earth Day Festival expands to two days of food, fun and education by Colleen Schrappen St. Louis Post-Dispatch

How do you fit dance troupes, yoga sessions, gardening classes, pet adoption, fashion shows and a costumed “species” parade into just one day?

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Thursday, April 20, 2017

Tram rides taking visitors to top of Gateway Arch resume today by From Staff Reports

The rides have been unavailable since late November, during part of the renovation project of the Arch grounds.

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Six STL women picking up Visionary Awards on Monday by Joe Holleman St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Grammy Award-winning soprano Christine Brewer will perform

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Photographers salute Shakespeare by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Shake 38 adds a visual dimension

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Monday, April 17, 2017

'August: Osage County' makes almost anyone like their own family more by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

In their misery, the Westons of "August: Osage County" love each other's company

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Federal judge denies Clay's lawsuit seeking re-hanging of controversial painting by Chuck Raasch and Adam Aton St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Judge says David Pulphus’s painting, “Untitled #1,” was government speech, and therefore legally removed by members of Congress who objected to its content.

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Sunday, April 16, 2017

Q&A: A conversation with globetrotting conductor John Storgårds by Sarah Bryan Miller St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The Finnish violinist-conductor returns to the SLSO next weekend

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Friday, April 14, 2017

St. Louis, the 13th century French king, gets a bath by Mike Faulk St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The mounted French king and namesake of the city is in the midst of a cleaning that takes place about once every 20 years.

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Family comes back to life in an Irish memory play by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

'Dancing at Lughnasa' closes the Mustard Seed season

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Thursday, April 13, 2017

Best Bets: Daniel Tosh, Lewis Black, Jay and Silent Bob, Rick Ankiel, 'The Lion King' by Go! Magazine Staff

Our staff picks the best things to do this week — with a look ahead.

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'August: Osage County' offers lots of meaty roles for women by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"August: Osage County" turns things around with lots of good roles for women

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Good boy! Iron dog missing from Venice Cafe is home by Joe Holleman St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Longstanding leg-up sculpture went missing earlier this month

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Column: Tony Awards need a role for Hillary Clinton by Charles McNulty

Since the presidential election, private citizen Hillary Clinton has permitted herself two main types of recreation: hiking in the woods outside her Westchester County home and attending Bro…

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Iron artwork of dog at tree missing from Venice Cafe by Joe Holleman St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Facts are murky, but longstanding leg-up sculpture was stolen

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Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Shake 38 boosts its dramatic menu with actual food by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Restaurants serve dishes inspired by Shakespeare's plays

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Monday, April 10, 2017

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