Saturday, September 24, 2022

Best Bets: Taste of St. Louis, Hispanic Festival, Tower Grove Pride, Oktoberfest and more by From Staff Reports

Here are a few of our staff picks for things to do Sept. 23-29.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 07:55AM

'Bee Play' addresses climate change by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

New Jewish Theatre presents world premiere.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 07:55AM
Friday, September 23, 2022

The Go! List: 41 things we love about St. Louis right now by Go! Magazine

There’s a lot to love in St. Louis, but here are a few dozen people, places and things we’re celebrating right now.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 06:49AM
Thursday, September 22, 2022

OTSL names new class for program that aims to boost diversity in arts leadership by Daniel Durchholz Special To The Post-Dispatch

Clayco Future Leaders Fellowship is designed to cultivate future leaders in arts administration who come from historically underrepresented backgrounds.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 07:43AM

NY hotel assumes Black St. Louis artist is homeless intruder, complaint says by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

A pricey New York hotel tried to eject a St. Louis artist because of racial bias, a complaint filed this week says.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 07:43AM
Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Works by sculptor, poet, novelist Barbara Chase-Riboud debut in St. Louis by Aisha Sultan | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Exhibition at Pulitzer Arts Foundation includes 40 major sculptures and 20 drawings spanning six decades.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 04:37AM
Tuesday, September 20, 2022

He was convicted in a bomb plot. Now he’s earning praise on St. Louis stages. by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Olajuwon Davis thought he had found his purpose in life — as an artist and as an activist. But in 2014, that road took a detour.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 04:19AM
Friday, September 16, 2022

SLSO music director looks forward to 'a sea of people' at free Art Hill concert by Daniel Durchholz Special To The Post-Dispatch

Stéphane Denève spent the summer moving his family to St. Louis and conducting the National Symphony Orchestra in a gala for composer John Williams.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 05:43PM

Best Bets: Forest Park Balloon Race, Post Malone, the National, Pearl Jam and more by From Staff Reports

Here are a few of our staff picks for things to do Sept. 16-22.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 05:43PM

Made in St. Louis: 31art gallery owner paints whatever strikes his fancy by Pat Eby Special To The Post-Dispatch

Although Minnick’s business is all about boundaries, his art crosses boundaries.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 05:43PM

Frank Lloyd Wright homes have fix-it lists, too. Here’s how St. Louis caretakers tackle them. by Valerie Schremp Hahn St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The Pappas house in Town and Country and the Kraus home in Kirkwood, the St. Louis area's only Wright-designed homes, are in very different stages of preservation.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 05:43PM
Thursday, September 15, 2022

St. Louis architect being lauded for years of preservation work by Joe Holleman St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Landmarks Association of St. Louis will raise the roof Oct. 15 to honor architect Doris A. Danna, who will receive the H. Meade Summer Jr. Award on Oct. 15.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 07:55PM
Wednesday, September 14, 2022

St. Louis artist tells stories of domestic abuse survivors in CAM exhibition by Aisha Sultan | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Sukanya Mani's installations use cuts in paper to create negative and positive space — light and shadows — to make images and convey meaning.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 04:19PM

Documentary honors life, legacy of longtime Post-Dispatch classical music critic by Daniel Durchholz | Special To The Post-Dispatch

Sarah Bryan Miller is the subject of a new documentary, “The Places Music Has Taken Me,” which will air on KETC (Channel 9).

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 04:19PM

'Ain't Too Proud' celebrates artistry, appeal of the Temptations by Calvin Wilson | Post-Dispatch Theater Critic

Broadway sensation coming to the Fox Theatre spotlights the music and goes behind the scenes of the classic Motown act.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 04:19PM
Tuesday, September 13, 2022

'Beetlejuice' is latest Broadway show for St. Louis native Elizabeth Teeter by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Elizabeth Teeter steps into the black boots of goth girl Lydia Deetz.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 12:37PM
Sunday, September 11, 2022

Group hopes University City public art project will liven up Olive Boulevard by Katie Kull St. Louis Post-Dispatch

A mural featuring an idyllic scene was mounted Saturday on Olive Boulevard. Boosters hope it will be the first of many to dot the commercial corridor.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 02:55AM
Friday, September 9, 2022

Best Bets: Interpol, Spoon, Michael Bublé, Luke Bryan, Australian Pink Floyd and more by From Staff Reports

Here are a few of our staff picks for things to do Sept. 9-15.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 09:07PM
Thursday, September 8, 2022

Acclaimed Broadway shows, a world premiere and more on St. Louis stages in fall by Calvin Wilson | Post-Dispatch Theater Critic

Among the season's highlights are a Stephen Sondheim musical, a tour of a recent Broadway smash, an early Neil Simon play and a world premiere.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 08:07PM

Artists evoke environmental concerns in fall visual arts exhibitions by Jane Henderson | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Here are some of the visual arts events and exhibitions to enliven the coming season.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 08:07PM

SLSO and 10 more classical groups start the music for fall concerts by Daniel Durchholz | Special To The Post-Dispatch

Attending classical music events is, for the most part, a year-round proposition in St. Louis. But in the fall, things really start kicking up.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 08:07PM
Tuesday, September 6, 2022

Playwright rebuilds 'House of Joy' to open Repertory Theatre of St. Louis season by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Madhuri Shekar's play about a harem guarded by female warriors gets a rewrite that elevates a secondary character.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 03:25PM

Fall brings harvest of more than 40 St. Louis festivals, fairs, family events by Valerie Schremp Hahn St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Celebrating fall in St. Louis isn’t so much about the cooler weather and an abundant harvest as it is about the end of a sweltering summer.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 03:25PM
Saturday, September 3, 2022

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Content by Lindenwood Center for the Arts. The fall lineup at the J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts at Lindenwood University offers award-winning music and storytelling, legendary comedy, a…

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Best Bets: Wiz Khalifa, Pitbull, Shinedown, 'House of Joy' and more events by From Staff Reports

Here are a few of our staff picks for things to do Sept. 2-8.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 12:33AM
Friday, August 26, 2022

Missouri Botanical Garden will debut $100 million visitor center this weekend by Valerie Schremp Hahn St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Jack C. Taylor Visitor Center replaces Ridgway Center, built in 1982.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 12:13PM

Festival of Nations returns with ambition to become 'Coachella' of multicultural fests by Ian Froeb | Post-Dispatch Restaurant Critic

After a two-year pandemic hiatus, the Festival of Nations returns to Tower Grove Park.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 12:13PM

Best Bets: Paint Louis, Sammy Hagar, Jack White, Moneybagg Yo and more by From Staff Reports

Here are a few of our staff picks for things to do Aug. 26-Sept. 1.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 12:12PM

Bones of contention: St. Louis museums reconsider displaying human remains by Jane Henderson | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Skulls, shrunken heads and bones are still held in regional museum collections. But often they have been taken off-view as curators consider ethics.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 12:12PM
Tuesday, August 23, 2022

Curtain call: 3 memorable moments from the Muny's 104th season by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Here are three highlights from the Muny season that came to a close Aug. 18.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 05:54AM
Sunday, August 21, 2022

Set design is vivid for 'In the Heights' by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Anna Louizos created its distinctive look.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 03:33AM

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