Friday, July 23, 2021

Dance St. Louis announces 2021-22 season by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Programs will be presented at Touhill Performing Arts Center.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 11:06PM
Thursday, July 22, 2021

After long intermission, Muny brings sound of music back to Forest Park by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

After postponed 2020 season, the sound of music — and "The Sound of Music" — returns to Forest Park.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 11:54PM
Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Smithsonian exhibition brings stories of Japanese internment camps to Soldiers Memorial by Thomas Humphrey | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Smithsonian traveling exhibition confronts uncomfortable and often forgotten history of Japanese internment camps in the United States.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 10:42PM
Wednesday, July 14, 2021

'Schmigadoon!' sends up Broadway while still embracing it by Bruce R. Miller | Sioux City Journal

Apple TV+ series gives fans of “Oklahoma!,” “Brigadoon” and “The Music Man” a chance to wallow in the world one more time.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 09:42PM

Ballet master raises the barre for young dancers at St. Louis Boys & Girls Clubs by Michael J. Collins St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"(I hope) that it exposed them to something they might not normally have the opportunity to be exposed to," said Luckett. "Anything like that just broadens one's experience and understanding…

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 09:42PM
Tuesday, July 13, 2021
Saturday, July 10, 2021

Great Forest Park Balloon Race to return Sept. 17-18 by Valerie Schremp Hahn St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The event was reimagined last year as a series of "Lift Up St. Louis" tribute flights.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 03:18AM

Black Rep announces 45th-anniversary season by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The Black Rep season will include works by esteemed playwrights August Wilson and Lynn Nottage along with those of up-and-coming dramatists.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 03:18AM

Esteemed New York ballet company returns to its roots for eight-city tour by Calvin Wilson | Post-Dispatch Theater Critic

New York's American Ballet Theatre brings free performances to Forest Park for its "ABT Across America" tour.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 03:18AM

St. Louis Zoo’s Primate Canopy Trails opens a whole new world for monkeys, lemurs by Valerie Schremp Hahn | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The $13 million exhibit expands outdoor habitats and way of life for the zoo’s monkeys and lemurs.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 03:18AM
Friday, July 9, 2021

St. Louis museums announce grants to help with exhibitions by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum and the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis received money for future exhibitions.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 05:24AM
Thursday, July 8, 2021

Holleman: Water towers high on list of beloved St. Louis landmarks by Joe Holleman St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Due to falling stones, Compton Hill Water Tower, one of three in St. Louis, remains closed while city leaders and preservationists look for solutions.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 08:42AM
Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Repertory Theatre of St. Louis announces 2021-22 season by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Offerings include "A Christmas Carol," "The 39 Steps."

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 12:48AM
Thursday, July 1, 2021

Riverboats at the Gateway Arch navigate pandemic with emphasis on dockside entertainment by Valerie Schremp Hahn | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The cafe menu has been revamped, table service has been added, and there are more dockside concerts to attract visitors to the St. Louis riverfront.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 08:48AM
Tuesday, June 29, 2021

July Fourth fireworks and festivals burst across the St. Louis area by Valerie Schremp Hahn St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Traditional Independence Day celebrations return this year, with a few exceptions.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 02:03AM
Friday, June 25, 2021

'Dear Evan Hansen' star Andrew Barth Feldman realizes Broadway dream by Bruce R. Miller [email protected]

Characters in “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series” may dream of starring on Broadway. But at 16, Andrew Barth Feldman actually did it.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 04:48PM
Thursday, June 24, 2021

Leslie Laskey, longtime Washington U. design professor, dies at 99 by Colleen Schrappen St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The St. Louis artist wrapped his final gallery show last month.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 03:36PM

Aviation memorabilia from McDonnell family joins collection at National Museum of Transportation by Jim Winnerman | Special To The Post-Dispatch

New display at National Museum of Transportation includes the private collection of Sanford McDonnell’s airplane models, donated by his family.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 03:36PM

St. Louis actor, playwright Andrew Michael Neiman dies at age 48 by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

St. Louis theater community laments loss of accomplished actor Andrew Michael "Andy" Neiman, who had been missing since May 21.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 03:36PM

Spring to Dance Festival returns, in the summer and under the Big Top by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Dance St. Louis showcase was canceled in 2020 and delayed this year, but it returns

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 03:36PM
Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Kemper Art Museum to reopen to general public by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The general public can return to the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum starting Wednesday, more than a year after the museum first closed because of the COVID pandemic.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 11:12AM

Randy Rainbow heading to Stifel Theatre by Kevin C. Johnson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Randy Rainbow’s “The Pink Glasses Tour” comes to Stifel Theatre with a show at 8 p.m. Sept. 17.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 11:12AM

St. Louis Art Museum announces first woman as director by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The St. Louis Art Museum has announced its next director, Min Jung Kim, the first woman to lead one of the city's most admired cultural institutions.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 11:12AM
Tuesday, June 22, 2021

These boots are made for waddling: Elderly St. Louis Zoo penguin gets custom kicks by Valerie Schremp Hahn St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Enrique’s neoprene boots, which he’s worn since September to help his aging feet, go viral in Facebook post.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 05:36AM
Friday, June 18, 2021

OTSL gave St. Louis singers a start in high school. Now they're onstage in festival season. by Molly Farrar | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Three singers from the Opera Theatre of St. Louis Artist-in-Training program appear this summer's festival season.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 09:54AM

St. Louis Symphony Orchestra honors Opera Theatre partnership with ‘Operatic Encore’ by Eric Meyer | Special To The Post-Dispatch

The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra is offering an "Operatic Encore" concert of popular instrumental music from well-known operas at Powell Hall.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 09:54AM
Thursday, June 17, 2021

Opera Theatre of St. Louis presents aspirational evening of 'Black excellence and inclusivity' by John Huxhold Special To The Post-Dispatch

Opera Theatre of St. Louis shifted the focus from oppression to expression with "I Dream a World," presented outside the Missouri History Museum.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 10:03AM
Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Pride St. Louis announces Pride celebration Aug. 27-29 at Ballpark Village by Valerie Schremp Hahn St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The traditional June festival parade had to be postponed in 2020 and 2021 because of the pandemic.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 11:54PM

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REOPEN BROADWAY SEASON
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Oct 17, 2021: Dana H. - Lyceum Theatre
Mar 28, 2022: Plaza Suite - Hudson Theatre
Apr 07, 2022: The Minutes - Studio 54