Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Circus Flora returns for weekend variety show in June, full season in October by Valerie Schremp Hahn St. Louis Post-Dispatch

“The St. Lou Revue” will take place June 4-6. The local circus has gone dark for more than a year.

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Saturday, April 17, 2021

Grant's Farm to reopen in May with small group experiences by Valerie Schremp Hahn St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The "Deer Park Adventure" experience is for groups of up to ten people. Reservations are available now and tours start May 1.

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Former Muny performer to stage fundraiser for NYC dancers by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Melissa Gerstein is co-founder of iHeartDance NYC.

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Thursday, April 15, 2021

It's dinosaur season! Creatures growl and spit at St. Louis Zoo, Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre by Valerie Schremp Hahn | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Dinoroarus" takes over the zoo's former Children's Zoo space, and "Jurassic Quest Drive Thru" visits amphitheatre parking lot.

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Story of origami unfolds with giant metal sculptures at Missouri Botanical Garden by Valerie Schremp Hahn | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Origami in the Garden" features 18 large-scale installations, with "Master Peace," a tower of 500 cranes, situated in the main pool in front of the Climatron.

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COCA opens new theater with performances by EVIDENCE dance company by Micah Barnes | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The shows April 16-18 highlight the African American experience through dance, showcasing an artistic perspective of “struggles, tragedies and triumphs."

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Treasures from little-known, ancient civilization come to St. Louis Art Museum by Jane Henderson | Post-Dispatch

With more than 330 items spanning over 2,000 years, "Nubia: Treasures of Ancient Africa" will introduce visitors to a great empire they've never heard of.

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Friday, April 9, 2021

Tivoli Theatre sold to a church by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

One Family Church, which has held Sunday services in the Tivoli for a decade, is purchasing the theater. It will continue to show films.

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Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Terry Suhre, champion for local artists, retires from Gallery 210 at UMSL by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Of the many shows he curated over the last quarter century, Suhre pointed to “Taking It To the Streets” from 2017 as particularly noteworthy.

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Sunday, April 4, 2021

McClellan: A life in three acts — teacher, children’s theater director and grandma by Bill McClellan St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Four kids, a house full of high-schoolers, a teaching job and a marriage might have been enough for most people. But Nancy Harvey also founded Art for Children’s Theater.

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Thursday, April 1, 2021

St. Louis Symphony Orchestra extends Denève’s contract to 2026 by Eric Meyer Special To The Post-Dispatch

As SLSO’s 13th music director, Denève has attracted top artists, including his appointment of 10 musicians to the orchestra and the selection of Stephanie Childress as assistant conducto…

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Historic Sappington log home one step closer to moving to Crestwood by Valerie Schremp Hahn St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Aldermen approved a letter of intent to accept the donation of the home, but it has until May 25 to research the decision.

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Bach Society of St. Louis celebrates 80 years with free, all-virtual Bach Festival by Eric Meyer | Special To The Post-Dispatch

The festival features new collaborations, educational opportunities and a variety of musical performances — nine events in all.

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Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Future of Sappington log home uncertain: Will it go to private buyer or public museum in Crestwood? by Valerie Schremp Hahn St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The owner of the cabin, built by Joseph Sappington in 1816, says it's giving the city of Crestwood until Wednesday to come to a decision.

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Saturday, March 27, 2021

Touring Broadway shows will return to Fox Theatre in November by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Shows include "Pretty Woman," "Mean Girls," "The Prom" and "Hamilton."

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Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Big Muddy eases back into live performance with show presented virtually and under Big Top by Calvin Wilson | Post-Dispatch Theater Critic

"Blue Roses Falling," a new dance piece, will be presented both virtually and in person under Big Top in Grand Center.

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St. Louis Zoo president Jeffrey Bonner announces retirement by Valerie Schremp Hahn St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Bonner, 67, has served at the zoo helm for 19 years, where he's overseen millions of dollars in improvements.

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Saturday, March 20, 2021

Laumeier Sculpture Park's popular art fair will be virtual 'one more year' by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Laumeier Sculpture Park announced Friday that its annual Mother's Day art fair will be online in May.

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Answered prayers: Live opera returns with 'Suor Angelica' at Winter Opera St. Louis by Eric Meyer Special To The Post-Dispatch

A year after the pandemic closed concert halls, live opera returns this weekend.

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Friday, March 19, 2021

Muny season tickets will go on sale Monday by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Lineup includes 'Chicago,' 'Mary Poppins,' 'Sweeney Todd.'

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Thursday, March 18, 2021

Tee time is July 2 at the Sheldon's annual 'Golf the Galleries' by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Golf the Galleries" returns to the Sheldon Concert Hall and Art Galleries on July 2.

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Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Animatronic dinosaurs will debut April 17 at St. Louis Zoo by Valerie Schremp Hahn St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The temporary exhibit will go in the former Emerson Children's Zoo space.

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Saturday, March 13, 2021

St. Louis museums and attractions adapt, struggle, find hope during pandemic by Valerie Schremp Hahn | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The St. Louis attractions now set modest budgets and know to plan a few months, not a year, in advance.

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Hybrid will be the way forward for St. Louis classical music organizations by Eric Meyer | Special To The Post-Dispatch

2021 might just provide the vibrant spring we’ve been waiting for.

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St. Louis art fairs, exhibitions disrupted by pandemic, but artists keep on working by Jane Henderson | Post-Dispatch Book Editor

Artists were able to keep working, but shutdowns also meant many exhibitions were put on hold.

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City Museum will reopen rooftop Monday, return to daily operating hours by Valerie Schremp Hahn St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Circus Harmony performers and Art City will also return, marking their first physical appearance since the start of the pandemic.

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Meet me at the fair? Uncertainty looms, even for St. Louis events that are months away by Valerie Schremp Hahn | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Since it takes months to plan a festival, and vaccine news changes daily, plans for summer festivals remain uncertain.

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When live theater returns, will audiences be comfortable gathering? by Calvin Wilson | Post-Dispatch Theater Critic

With the rollout of vaccinations, theater and dance artists are optimistic that in-person performances can resume before the end of the year.

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Thursday, March 11, 2021

'Stories of Resistance' at Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis tells story of resilience by Jenna Jones | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Stories of Resistance" seeks to connect St. Louis to the rest of the world.

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2019-2020 BROADWAY SEASON
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Feb 01, 2020: The Minutes
Mar 12, 2020: BROADWAY SHUTDOWN
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Apr 19, 2020: Sing Street - Lyceum Theatre
Dec 16, 2021: Diana - Longacre Theatre