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Personal History at Art Saint Louis

Personal History is the new multimedia juried group show at Art Saint Louis. In this exhibit artists from the St. Louis region explore ideas of self and identity through their works. Personal History continues at Art Saint Louis through February 15, 2023. To learn more please visit www.artstlouis.org.

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Day & Dream at the Saint Louis Art Museum

Day & Dream in Modern Germany, 1914–1945 is a new exhibit at SLAM showcasing works by 17 German artists creating during the years between the two world wars.

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ArtsTheaterTwo on the Aisle

Review of Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike at the Kirkwood Theatre Guild

The Christopher Durang play currently at the Kirkwood Theatre Guild is called Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. Those are the names of four of the characters in the play, and three of them are also names of characters in plays by Chekhov. But you don’t need to know Chekhov to enjoy Durang’s play.

Books

Elizabeth Letts: “Finding Dorothy,” Interview Part 2

Elizabeth Letts discusses her research for the historical fiction novel, “Finding Dorothy,” based on the life of Maud Baum, wife of the “Wizard of Oz” author.

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Tree Trimming in the Missouri Botanical Garden’s Climatron

Learn about the tree trimming at the Climatron in the Missouri Botanical Garden that maintains some of the most unique tropical plants from around the world.

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Science & Technology

BioGenerator Company Accuronix is Developing Novel Cancer Therapy to Kill Cancer Cells in New Way

The Accuronix drug is designed to treat pancreatic cancer and is having success in the lab targeting other types of cancer.

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Books

Elizabeth Letts: “Finding Dorothy,” Interview Part 1

An interview with Elizabeth Letts about her book, “Finding Dorothy, a novel based on the life of Maud Baum, wife of the “Wizard of Oz” author Frank L. Baum.

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Review of Broadway Bound at the New Jewish Theatre

Neil Simon perhaps reaches his peak with the Eugene Trilogy, and this third of it is getting a peak production at the New Jewish Theatre.

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Tommy Simpson & Amy Firestone Rosen at Craft Alliance

Craft Alliance is hosting two solo art exhibits by Tommy Simpson and Amy Firestone Rosen.

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Spotlight

Spotlight: Paul Ford, Pasturebox, and The Weatherbird

In this week’s episode, one-of-a-kind wood furniture by a local artist made from fallen trees on his fourth-generation family farm in Dow, Illinois; the piano player behind some very well known musicians; art work from local artists that explores the idea of self reflection; a unique approach that helps farmers save time and money by producing crops without soil; a look at Day and Dream in Modern Germany, 1914-1945 showcasing 17 German artists; and the history of St. Louis cartoons and newspaper comics with artist Dan Martin.

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