Books

Fanfare for Sports Fandom: How Being a Sports Fan Is Good for Your Health

Can being a sports fan make you happier, healthier and more understanding? Larry Olmsted’s book “Fans” says yes and Super Fan Ron Baechle backs up the findings.

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CultureHistory

Emancipation Day, April 16th

The abolishment of slavery in the United States has a long and complicated history. By 1860, there were approximately 4 million enslaved people in the US. Although most of us are familiar with Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation of 1863, it is only part of the story.

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Abstract Unrestricted at Soulard Art Gallery

The current exhibit at Soulard Art Gallery is a celebration of abstraction featuring roughly 40 artists from the St. Louis area!

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Tamara Johnson at the Saint Louis Art Museum

Currents 123: Tamara Johnson is the latest exhibit at the Saint Louis Art Museum, showcasing new works by Sculptor and Public Artist Tamara Johnson.

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Books

Yangsze Choo and her Magical World of Foxes

Author Yangsze Choo dives into the mythical and historic inspiration of her gripping third novel, The Fox Wife, a tale of lost loves and mystery.

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Review of The Book of Mormon at the Fox Theatre

The Fox Theatre is once again hosting The Book of Mormon, the 2011 Tony Award–winning musical with book, music, and lyrics by Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone. The show is as outrageous and delightful as ever in its third national tour.

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Review of The Play That Goes Wrong at Clayton Community Theatre

The Play That Goes Wrong is a triumph for the Clayton Community Theatre.

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Review of Hamlet at St. Louis Shakespeare

For the fifth time in its 39 seasons, St. Louis Shakespeare is mounting Hamlet. The current production is well conceived by director Patrick Siler and well executed by the cast and the production team.

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Review of The Whale at St. Louis Actors’ Studio

The Whale is totally absorbing and profoundly moving in the outstanding production by St. Louis Actors’ Studio. The 2022 film of the same name was based on the play. The 2022 film of the same name was based on the play.

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Roots at Atrium Gallery

Atrium Gallery’s new art exhibition “Roots” showcases four artists originally from St. Louis who have gone on to have success around the country.

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