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Vaughn Davis Jr. at Laumeier Sculpture Park

Laumeier Sculpture Park presents a new body of work by 2023 Kranzberg Exhibition Series Artist Vaughn Davis Jr.



Literature as Solace and Light: Madeline Martin’s “The Keeper of Hidden Books”

“The Keeper of Hidden Books” by Madeline Martin is a riveting story of brave citizens of Warsaw who kept literature alive when the Nazis occupied Poland.


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Review of The Game’s Afoot at Shakespeare in the Streets

This year’s Shakespeare in the Streets differed from its predecessors in focus, but the event was still a winner. Since 2012, Shakespeare in the Streets has usually begun with an outreach from St. Louis Shakespeare Festival to a local neighborhood. The festival sends out a creative team to lead residents in developing and performing an […]


Spotlight: Invisibly, Saving Songbirds & Jazz Jams

In this week’s episode, a new app hoping to give consumers a better way to access premium content; a once popular style of house named after a fish; a heartwarming novel about the power of books inspired by a true story; an artist exploring through creation and destruction; how one Missouri non-profit caters to songbirds across the state; and a fun night of learning, musicianship, fellowship, and jazz.


Science & Technology

Becoming a billionaire from problem-solving: Could Jim McKelvey’s Invisibly be his next big fix?

“I’m driven with frustrations with problems I can’t solve or haven’t been solved,” said St. Louis billionaire Jim McKelvey.



The Kendrick Smith Weekly Jazz Jams

The Kendrick Smith Jazz Jams are weekly, open jam sessions that occur at the Gallery Pub in South City. They are hosted by the Kendrick Smith Quartet.


HistoryHistory Spotlight

History Spotlight: Flounder House

How the “flounder” style house got its unique name.


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Review of The Cemetery Club at Clayton Community Theatre

The Clayton Community Theatre’s The Cemetery Club is probably the third community theatre production of the play that I have seen. I’m not complaining. It’s an amusing script, and it has great roles for three actors “of a certain age,” plus a fourth, and a man to join the ladies. I expect to see it […]

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Review of WRENS at Prism Theatre Company

Prism Theatre Company has assembled a very fine cast for its production of Anne V. McGravie’s play WRENS, smartly and clearly directed by the company’s Artistic Director Trish Brown. The seven young women in the play are members of the Women’s Royal Naval Service, WRNS, or WRENS as they were called. They served in various […]

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Review of Professor Sunshine’s Traveling Post-Apocalyptic Rock ’n Roll Revival at Blue Strawberry

For anyone who savored the previous collaboration of Kelly Howe and Joe Hanrahan, their current fusion of theater and cabaret is self-recommending. Hanrahan has created a clever, appealing dramatic framework for Howe’s superb vocalism.