Saturday, May 28, 2022

Honor the fallen with Memorial Day parades, ceremonies in the St. Louis area by Valerie Schremp Hahn | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Several cities and groups are hosting ceremonies, along with one at Soldiers Memorial and the 155th Memorial Day Parade in Alton.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 11:48AM

Best Bets: 15 things to do in St. Louis this Memorial Day weekend by From Staff Reports

Here are a few of our staff picks for things to do May 27-June 2 in St. Louis.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 11:48AM
Thursday, May 26, 2022

If you’re good enough, smart enough ... say it to the mirrors at St. Louis Galleria exhibit by Daniel Neman St. Louis Post-Dispatch

An interactive art installation at the St. Louis Galleria lets shoppers express their favorite qualities about themselves.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 08:06AM
Saturday, May 21, 2022

Best Bets: Miranda Lambert, Afghan Whigs, Reggie Son, Chinese Culture Days and more by From Staff Reports

Here are a few of our staff picks for things to do May 20-26 in St. Louis.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 01:03AM

Bronze statue of retired Muny president Dennis Reagan now greets theater guests by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Dennis Reagan was a familiar and welcoming presence at shows, and a new likeness of him stands in Donor Plaza.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 01:03AM
Thursday, May 19, 2022

'Karate Kid: The Musical,' bound for Broadway, kicks off with world premiere in St. Louis by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

New musical adaptation of 1984 film "The Karate Kid" gets its pre-Broadway tryout at Stages St. Louis, with hopes that more shows will launch here.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 07:33PM

2 critically endangered Amur leopard cubs born at St. Louis Zoo by From Staff Reports

The St. Louis Zoo has announced the birth of two female Amur leopard cubs, among the most endangered cats in the world.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 07:33PM

Beyond 'cool artifacts': Missouri History Museum names new leader who values past, future by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Jody Sowell, who has worked for the Missouri History Museum for 16 years, will take over in July as president of the Missouri Historical Society.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 07:33PM
Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Enjoy 3 nights of Shakespeare-inspired movies this week in Forest Park by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The screenings, in collaboration with Cinema St. Louis, are free.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 06:18PM
Tuesday, May 17, 2022

OTSL gets back to normal with festival season of ‘strikingly relevant’ operas by Daniel Durchholz Special To The Post-Dispatch

Opera Theatre of St. Louis moves back inside the Loretto-Hilton for a lineup that includes "Awakenings," inspired by a pandemic, and "Harvey Milk," about the civil rights icon.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 03:03PM
Saturday, May 14, 2022

Best Bets: Jesse McCartney, Sandcastle Beach, Art on the Square, Taylor Swift Night, NKOTB and more by From Staff Reports

Here are a few of our staff picks for things to do May 13-19 in St. Louis.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 05:07AM

Opera Theatre of St. Louis announces 2023 lineup by Daniel Durchholz Special To The Post-Dispatch

The season will run from May 20 to June 25 and will include an expanded version of Scott Joplin’s “Treemonisha.”

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 05:07AM
Monday, May 9, 2022

St. Louis Zoo welcomes Astrid, critically endangered Somali wild ass born April 8 by Valerie Schremp Hahn St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Astrid is the first Somali wild ass born at the St. Louis Zoo since 2019.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 06:42PM
Saturday, May 7, 2022

SLSO cancels weekend's season-ending concerts due to COVID cases among orchestra by Daniel Durchholz Special To The Post-Dispatch

The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra's last performances of the 2021-22 season were scheduled for 7:30 p.m. May 6 and 8 p.m. May 7.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 04:33PM
Friday, May 6, 2022

Metro Theater announces 50th anniversary season by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Metro Theater Company has announced its 50th anniversary season, which begins Sept. 9 with “Bold, Brave, Curious!”

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 12:12PM

Best Bets: Laumeier Art Fair, Cinco de Mayo on Cherokee, Reckless Kelly, Tech N9ne, 'Jitney' and more by From Staff Reports

Here are a few of our staff picks for things to do April 29-May 5 in St. Louis.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 12:12PM
Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Creole St. Louis, mounds and families: Female artist documented all 200 years ago by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Anna Maria von Phul was no stranger to tragedy during her life. But her artwork of St. Louis still conveys more charm than hardship.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 08:24AM
Tuesday, May 3, 2022

Review: West End Players' 'Lonesome West' is a masterclass in comic acting by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

West End Players Guild presents "Lonesome West," a brilliantly acted comedy-drama by Martin McDonagh.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 12:48AM

J'Nai Bridges will kick off 2023 Great Artists Series of classical concerts by Daniel Durchholz | Special To The Post-Dispatch

The four concerts offer classical music enthusiasts an all-too-rare opportunity to hear some of today’s finest musicians in recital.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 12:48AM
Friday, April 29, 2022

As pandemic wanes, here's where St. Louis arts organizations stand on safety protocols by Daniel Durchholz Special To The Post-Dispatch

As CDC and local recommendations continue to evolve, so too have the safety requirements of arts organizations.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 11:33AM

Best Bets: H.E.R., Alabama, Brian Regan, Lil Durk, 'Cinderella' and Grant's Farm opens by From Staff Reports

Here are a few of our staff picks for things to do April 29-May 5 in St. Louis.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 11:33AM
Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Female writers, directors take the spotlight at SATE's 6th Aphra Behn Festival by Calvin Wilson | Post-Dispatch Theater Critic

SATE's annual showcase for female writers and directors is named for trailblazing 17th-century English playwright.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 10:33AM
Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Jefferson Memorial at Missouri History Museum reinterpreted for 21st-century viewers by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

New informative panels, two years in the making, are part of ongoing efforts to publicly reckon with flaws in men idealized as heroes.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 09:24AM
Monday, April 25, 2022
Saturday, April 23, 2022

Power outage forces Fox to cancel ‘Hamilton’ performance on Thursday by From Staff Reports

A power outage forced the cancellation of a 'Hamilton' performance Thursday at the Fabulous Fox Theatre.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 01:18AM

Best Bets: Snoop Dogg, Chelsea Handler, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Brad Paisley, Keyon Harrold and more by From Staff Reports

Here are a few of our staff picks for things to do April 22-28 in St. Louis.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 01:18AM

Life as 'Wicked's' wizard? It's wonderful, says actor John Bolton by Bruce R. Miller [email protected]

When a show is as popular as “Wicked,” there are heightened audience expectations, says actor John Bolton.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 01:18AM
Thursday, April 21, 2022

New tours at City Museum honor its history, attempt to explain the chaos by Valerie Schremp Hahn St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Maria Cassilly, the daughter-in-law of City Museum's late founder, is also the attraction's chief archivist and tours manager.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 10:06PM
Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Repertory Theatre of St. Louis 2022-23 mainstage season opens with 'House of Joy' by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Season's other shows include "Private Lives," "Putting It Together" and annual production of "A Christmas Carol."

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 09:42PM

National Dance Week returns, bringing 50 companies to streets of Grand Center by Calvin Wilson | Post-Dispatch Theater Critic

After two years of cancellations, National Dance Week features 50 companies and "a big diversity of dance styles."

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 09:42PM
Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Review: Dinosaurs roam the stage in Stray Dog's entertaining 'Triassic Parq' by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Connoisseurs of dinosaurs are likely to have a fun time at “Triassic Parq,” a goofily entertaining Stray Dog Theatre production.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 05:18PM