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Kehinde Wiley Commemorates the People of Saint Louis at SLAM

“Kehinde Wiley: Saint Louis,” presents eleven new portraits commissioned by the Saint Louis Art Museum, featuring residents of North St. Louis and Ferguson.

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Margi Weir: The Politics of Hue at St. Louis Artists Guild

The St. Louis Artists’ Guild presents Margi Weir: The Politics of Hue now through October 24, 2018.

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Fifteen area schools awarded grants for arts education projects

The Arts and Education Council (A&E) and Maritz have awarded 15 area schools with grants to support classroom-based art projects during the 2018-19 academic year.

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Protest in Limbo at Kranzberg Arts Center

The exhibit consists of more than 150 placards, which become the basis for a protest in limbo within the gallery space.

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“Flora and Fauna in Japanese Art” Celebrates the Natural World at SLAM

“Flora and Fauna in Japanese Art” at the Saint Louis Art Museum explores the traditional theme within Japanese Art of depicting the natural world.

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Reviews of Raging Skillet, The Little Foxes, others: Oct. 11, 2018

Reviews of Raging Skillet, The Little Foxes, others: Oct. 11, 2018

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What to do in St. Louis in October

Frida Libre Inspired by the childhood of legendary Mexican painter Frida Kahlo, Frida Libre is the uplifting story of young Frida who plans to become a doctor and her new friend Alex who secretly wishes to be a wrestler. When:  Touring schools Sep. 25 – Nov. 2 Where:  Locations vary $$  Free Website:  metroplays.org Memory […]

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Ralph Nagel at Bruno David Gallery

Bruno David Gallery presents “Being There,” a gallery wide solo exhibition featuring the paintings of Ralph Nagel.

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Historic Shaw Art Fair

The Historic Shaw Art Fair is one of St. Louis’ premier fine art and craft fairs. It takes place full weekend in October each year.

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Neon Art of Memory & Desire at Laumeier

Laumeier Sculpture Park’s most recent exhibit, “Memory and Desire”, is part whimsy, part spiritual, and nothing less than retro contemporary.

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Prisoners, Buddhism and Baked Goods

An inner-city bakery in St. Louis run by a Buddhist priest is doing what the corrections system can’t: keeping most released inmates from going back to prison.

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The “King” of Cardboard Sculpture

In this edition of Schankman’s St. Louis, Paul Schankman introduces us to a St. Louis artist who uses cardboard as his canvas to make giant animal sculptures.

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Reviews of Oklahoma!, Love Never Dies, Mama’s Boy, others: Sept. 27, 2018.

Reviews of Oklahoma!, Love Never Dies, Mama’s Boy, An Apology…by Doctor John Faustus, The Hunchback Variations, The Book of Moron, The Wizard of Oz

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Schankman’s St. Louis: Lee Harvey Oswald on Stage in Mama’s Boy

This episode of Schankman’s St. Louis features the midwest debut of Mama’s Boy, a play about the twisted family life of Lee Harvey Oswald before Nov. 22 1963.

ArtsCulture

The Power of Story: Gitana Production’s “A New World”

A verbatim theatre play tells the compelling stories of refugee women who came to the U.S. to escape war and disasters in their home countries.

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Pulitzer Arts Foundation Features the Work of Pioneering Women

The Pulitzer Arts Foundation brings the work of Ruth Asawa and Lola Álvarez Bravo to St. Louis.

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Dance the Vote 2018

voter registration. The event is from 2-6 p.m. on October 6, 2018, four days before the deadline to register in the 2018 midterm elections.

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A New Leaf: Reimagining Henry Shaw’s Museum

After more than a century of decline, Henry Shaw’s museum is once again the Missouri Botanical Garden’s gallery, thanks to a multi-million-dollar restoration.

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Gringo, Race Cars, Lead Journey to the St. Lou Fringe

St. Lou Fringe, by definition, is a little “out there.” And this year, St. Louis’ home of art on the edge sees musical theater exploring race and violence.

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Reviews of Evita, Crowns, The Children’s Hour, Newsies, and Three Decembers: Sept. 13, 2018.

Reviews of Evita, Crowns: A Gospel Musical, The Children’s Hour, Newsies, and Three Decembers

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To Survive on This Shore at projects+gallery

projects+gallery presents To Survive on This Shore, a collection photographs and interviews providing an unprecedented representation of trans older adults.

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CommUNITY Arts Festival 2018

The CommUNITY Arts Festival communicates, educates, and heals the effects of violence through art. The event’s main focus is on the power of art and unity.

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Basquiat Before Basquiat at the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis

“Basquiat Before Basquiat” includes the entire cache of works made by Jean-Michel Basquiat during the year he lived with his friend Alexis Adler in New York.

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Regardless of Rain, Saint Louis Art Fair Shines

The Saint Louis Art Fair celebrates it’s 25th anniversary in 2018. Over 180 artists from around the world set up to display and sell their work.

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Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde Reimagined in Dance

Dance St. Louis opens its 53rd season with a performance of “Henry & Edward” by Los Angeles based company Wewolf on September 15, 2018.

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Two shorts from the St Louis Filmmakers Showcase

A doc about a local graffiti artist, a scary chiller called “Strings” and a computer animated short, “Tiffany.”

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Bruno David Gallery Opens its 13th Season

The Bruno David Gallery showcases work from Yvonne Osei, Justin Henry Miller, John Howard Young, and the collaborative group, E.R.O.

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Big Muddy Blues Festival

The St. Louis 23rd annual Big Muddy Blues Festival is Labor Day weekend. Over 70 St. Louis musicians are performing a wide range of blues music.

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Interview on Muny Memories Exhibit and Reviews of No Exit, Lost in the Stars, King Charles III, Maybe This Time: Aug. 30, 2018.

Interview on the Muny Memories exhibit at the Missouri History and reviews of No Exit, Lost in the Stars, King Charles III, Maybe This Time.

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The Art of Waiting

By: Sean Smothers, President of Cultural Festivals There’s a clock on top of a tall, four-drawer file cabinet in the office. It’s not your standard-issue timepiece. It has its similarities: there are numbers and it does work on a time-based rhythm. But, it’s different in that it doesn’t tell time in the traditional sense. It’s […]

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The Arts Scene in St. Louis

By: Celine Reinoso Twenty-five years ago, Ben and Susan Uchitelle realized their passion for arts, culture, and creativity in St. Louis when they founded the Saint Louis Art Fair. What used to be only a few tents across a couple of streets in downtown Clayton is now one of the best art fairs in the […]

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Who to Watch in September: Cbabi Bayoc

Driving around city, you’ve probably seen work by local artist Cbabi Bayoc, who wants his paintings to bring hope and color to the streets of St. Louis. Cbabi Bayoc is a self-created name that is an acronym for “Creative Black Artist Battling Ignorance” and “Blesses African Youth Of Creativity.” His work is proudly shown around […]

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What to Watch in September

Meet the Artists of the 2018 Saint Louis Art Fair Get to know the traveling artists that will be showcasing their work in the Saint Louis Art Fair Sept. 7-9, 2018. Meet the Artists is our collaboration with the Fair to provide viewers with an introduction to the artists and their work. Our producers have […]

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Justice Fleet Teaches About Bias, Social Justice, & Empathy

The Justice Fleet is a mobile network of experiences that fosters community healing through art, play, and dialogue.

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The New Face of Karaoke

High end karaoke has come to the midwest. W Karaoke, touts itself as the equivalent to the luxurious parlors in Asia. They say there’s nothing like it here.

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26 Pebbles: A Student Play About HOPE in the Aftermath of the Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting

“26 Pebbles” a student production about HOPE in the aftermath of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.

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HEC Media Nominated for 17 Emmys, including Overall Excellence

Congratulations to all those nominated! HEC couldn’t carry out its mission to “strengthen the education, art, and cultural communities in the metropolitan area” without you and all our supporters! These nominations are for you, St. Louis! Arts/Entertainment- Program Feature Segment 15 Year-Old Short Film Director Kara Vaninger Brock Seals: New Artist, Old Soul Suzanne Vanderhoef, […]

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Reviews of The Light in the Piazza, The Robber Bridegroom, Meet Me in St. Louis, others: Aug. 16, 2018.

The Light in the Piazza, The Robber Bridegroom, Faust (go down with all the re$t), The Music Man, Meet Me in St. Louis, Meeting at the Elder’s Circle

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We’ve Been Going Through Changes

By: Amanda Honigfort, Special Projects and Programs Producer You will notice HEC looks a bit different recently. We are working extremely hard here at HEC to make some major, important changes. It’s all part of our dedication to serving you and strenghening our arts, education and cultural communities thoughout the metropolitan region. We want to take […]

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Arts and Education Council announces fall 2018 Katherine Dunham Fellow

The Arts and Education Council (A&E) has named Southern Illinois University Edwardsville student Allena Brazier the fall 2018 Katherine Dunham Fellowship recipient. The fall 2018 fellowship is made possible by a generous gift from Carol Corey and William Holcomb. The program, created and initially funded by Sara and Jack Burke and managed by A&E, promotes diversity in arts leadership […]

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Art Saint Louis Presents Menagerie

Menagerie, Art Saint Louis’ new exhibit, is one of the wildest collections on display today, with 60 unique pieces of art all focused on animals!

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Deals with the Devil Run Amok at FAUSTival

Five theater companies in St. Louis produce the FAUSTival, a festival honoring the story of Faust, running from August to December of 2018.

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STLAG Presents For Every Negative There Is A Positive

The St. Louis Artists’ Guild’s latest presentation “For Every Negative There Is A Positive” is a collection of regional artwork juried by world renowned wood cut print maker Tom Huck. The body of work on display at STLAG through September 15, 2018 includes paintings, sculpture, photography, drawings, and prints. Also being shown are a collection of works […]

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Reviews of Gypsy, Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo, Mamma Mia!, The Realistic Joneses, others: Aug. 2, 2018.

Gypsy, Nabucco, Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo, Mamma Mia!, LaBute Festival, Set Two, The Realistic Joneses, Legally Blonde, Portrait of Christina, Annie

ArtsMusic

Pro-Arte St. Louis

Pro Arte St. Louis is an early music chamber orchestra. Their
music was composed for the early church and is rarely heard outside of their performances.

ArtsTheater

What to Watch in August

A Conversation with Tom Ridgely Meet the man behind the curtain in our exclusive interview with Tom Ridgely – the new executive producer of Shakespeare Festival St. Louis. He tells us about his work in the theatre capital of the world and why he chose to move to St. Louis to serve the city and […]

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Craft Alliance Presents Works From The Studio

Craft Alliance Center of Art + Design presents Works From The Studio: 8th Biennial Juried Exhibition, continuing through August 12, 2018 in the Delmar Loop.

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Fablist Stories: Podcast Fables for Modern Families

A St. Louis dad wants to bring stories to life in a unique way – through immersive audio podcasts that include modern fables.

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Going Renegade: Renegade Tours of St. Louis

Renegade Tours explores a different side of St. Louis with fresh, original, off-beat tours.

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Painted Pieces: Art Chess from Purling London at St. Louis’ World Chess Hall of Fame

The World Chess Hall of Fame in St. Louis is offering a treat for art lovers. “Painted Pieces,” is a display of chess sets decorated by contemporary masters.

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The Best of Us: 100 Seasons of Muny Magic

HEC presents a tribute to everyone’s favorite theatre under the stars!

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ArchFare: Design In St. Louis

In this pilot episode we bring together 4 innovative design focused St. Louisans to discuss how design enhances all aspects of life at the design-heavy Vicia.

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A Conversation With Tom Ridgely of Shakespeare Festival St. Louis

Sit down for a one on one conversation with Tom Ridgely, Executive Producer of Shakespeare Festival St. Louis. Ridgely shares his hopes and dreams for SFSTL.

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Duane Reed Gallery Presents the Art of Brian Smith and Jeremy Brooks

Duane Reed Gallery presents the works of Brian Smith and Jeremy Brooks, two contemporary artists who are both pushing the limits of their crafts.

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“Color-ism” Addresses Discrimination Within the African-American Community

“WORK/PLAY” focuses on colorism within the African-American community at Kranzberg Arts Center.

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Reviews of The Importance of Being Earnest, LaBute Festival Set 1, Jersey Boys, others: July 19, 2018.

Reviews of The Importance of Being Earnest, LaBute Set One, H.M.S. Pinafore,
Jersey Boys, Altar Boyz, La Traviata’s Ending, and Timothy O’Leary’s Departure

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Who to Watch: Reuben Reuel

A few years ago, Reuben Reuel walked into a fabric store hardly expecting it to change the course of his career. “I saw stacks of Ankara African print fabric, fell in love with it and asked myself ‘Why is no one using this fabric in a more modern way?’” said Reuel. Now, the fabric is […]

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Saint Louis Zoo Summer Zoo Weekends and Jungle Boogie Friday Night Concert Series

All summer long the St. Louis Zoo has longer weekend hours and free Friday night concerts.

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Supermarket Sinatra

Mark Richman bills himself as St. Louis’ Sinatra Singer. And his favorite venue to is Pete’s grocery store in University City, where he appears on holidays.

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St. Louis Music Comes Together

The Riverfront Times’ Showcase STL brings together a healthy snapshot of the St. Louis music scene each year. Is that scene on the road to bigger things?

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Vashon Through A Lens

Just two years ago, students at Vashon High School in St. Louis didn’t have access to a regular arts program. Today, some of them have work in a gallery.

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Reviews of Rock of Ages, End of the Rainbow, The Drowning Girls, 26 Pebbles, Singin’ in the Rain, others: July 5, 2018.

Reviews of Rock of Ages, End of the Rainbow, The Drowning Girls, 26 Pebbles, Singin’ in the Rain, Game of Thrones, and Madagascar: A Musical Adventure.

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Flora Borealis Transforms Missouri Botanical Garden

Flora Borealis visitors will embark on a 1-mile journey through iconic Garden locations transformed through a combination of lights, moving images, and sounds.

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Highlights from the 48 Hour Film Project

Five short films ranging from broad farce to bone-chilling horror from the 48 Hour Film Project.

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The Man Who Dressed the Muny

Pete Messineo spent 63 years working at the Muny — most of it as the theater’s longest-serving head of wardrobe, creating an average of 350 costumes per show.

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Reviews of Orfeo and Euridice; I Do! I Do!; The Wiz; Hedda Gabler; Blow, Winds; Run-On Sentence;, others: June 21, 2018.

Orfeo and Euridice; I Do! I Do!; The Wiz; Hedda Gabler; Blow, Winds; Run-On Sentence; Jerome Robbins’ Broadway; Late Night Catechism; Magdalen; and Eclipsed

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Mark Hemmer, Blacksmith and Farrier

Longtime blacksmith and farrier, Mark Hemmer, demonstrates two processes: hot shoeing a horse and crafting an ornate hoof pick in his shop.

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2019 St. Louis Arts Awards honorees announced

Arts and Education Council to celebrate seven honorees at 28thannual event, Jan. 21, 2019 The Arts and Education Council(A&E) has announced seven honorees for the 2019 St. Louis Arts Awards. Celebrating its 28thyear, the St. Louis Arts Awards is the region’s preeminent event honoring artists, educators, individuals and organizations that achieve a legacy of artistic […]

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Ancient Peruvian Textiles Demonstrate a World Filled With Opposition, Balance at SLAM

A little out of the way in the small, unassuming Gallery 100, curator Deborah Spivak has unearthed a set of hidden treasures within the collections of the Saint Louis Art Museum and the University of Missouri Museum of Art and Archaeology. Though produced by various cultures over a span of thousands of years, the objects […]

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Muny Memories at the Missouri History Museum

In celebration of a century of amazing theater in Forest Park, the Missouri History Museum presents Muny Memories: 100 Seasons Onstage.

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New Exhibits at Bruno David Gallery in June 2018

Bruno David Gallery presents two new solo exhibitions from a couple print makers with very different styles and techniques.

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Edo Rosenblith: Let Me Help You Make A Mural at COCA

COCA is giving visitors the opportunity to become the artist in their new exhibit Edo Rosenblith: Let Me Help You Make A Mural.

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Big news from an expanding COCA

By: Jayne Ballew On June 8, 2018, COCA, Center of Creative Arts, unveiled the newly finished Phase 1 of their Create Our Future Campaign. This first of two phases included several renovations of the historic section of their campus in University City. The Mendelsohn Sanctuary has become the Staenberg Performance Lab, a studio, rehearsal hall […]

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The Art of Solomon Thurman

Solomon Thurman has been named the Missouri Arts Council Individual Artist of the Year. We’ll take a look at his work and see what inspires his creations.

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Reviews of Romeo and Juliet, Life Sucks, An American Soldier, Yeast Nation, Regina, Luchadora!, others: June 7, 2018.

Reviews of Romeo and Juliet, Life Sucks, An American Soldier, Yeast Nation, Regina, Luchadora!, The Book of Mormon, Brighten Beach Memoirs, and Spinning Jenny.

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What to do in STL in June

Although there there are so many events and happenings taking place in June, we wanted to spotlight a few we are really excited about! To view all events, go to our events page, here. Edo Rosenblith at COCA | June 8 – Aug. 25 Israeli born, St. Louis-based artist Edo Rosenblith will guide COCA visitors […]

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Summer in the Garden

By: Amanda Honigfort, Special Programs Producer The Missouri Botanical Garden spreads over 79 beautiful acers in the Tower Grove neighborhood as a natural oasis in St. Louis city. Founded in 1859 by Henry Shaw, it is the nation’s oldest botanical garden in continuous operation and a National Historic Landmark. From holidays to sunday brunch, meeting […]

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Who to Watch in June: Solomon Thurman

By Suzanne Vanderhoef, Segment Producer Solomon Thurman was born in the old St. Mary’s Infirmary, a segregated hospital for African Americans on Papin and 14th Street in downtown St. Louis. He came from a musical family. His father was a well-regarded harmonica player who would play with lots of local performers, but Thurman says his […]

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What to Watch in June

ARCHFARE Food, innovation, ideas and more come together in a brand new venture stemming from our partnership with TEDxGatewayArch. Join Mich Hancock, Raven Fox, Paige Brubeck of Sleepy Kitty Arts & Sleepy Kitty Music, Mike Konzen of PGAV, and Deanna Kuhlmann-Leavitt on ArchFare! Our pilot episode discusses the concept of ‘design’ with some top-notch designers […]

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St. Louis Summer Guide 2018

It’s summertime in St. Louis — that means performances and art exhibits are at every corner for your enjoyment! Check them out!

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Free Concert Series at Missouri Botanical Garden

The open-air Whitaker Music Festival presents free Wednesday evening concerts under the stars every summer.

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Unique, interactive art exhibit at the Sheldon

The Sheldon Art Galleries announces the Summer 2018 exhibition schedule, including Golf the Galleries: Artist-Designed Mini Golf.

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Shakespeare Festival St. Louis Presents Romeo & Juliet

An up close, behind the scenes look at Shakespeare Festival St. Louis’ production of Romeo & Juliet, showing for free in Forest Park through June 24, 2018.

ArtsFilm

Then I Knew

Six revealing interviews show the effect of beging “different” from the majority white society and culture.

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Story Stitchers, Stitching together a More Cohesive Community

Saint Louis Story Stitchers hopes to end gun violence and promote civic pride, and a more peaceful, caring region through a unique style of performance.

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The Edge of Excess II at the Foundry Art Centre

What is obsession? The latest exhibit at the Foundry Art Centre explores this question through 54 artworks focusing on collections, repetition, and excess.

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Michael Eastman and Ethan Meyer at Duane Reed Gallery

Duane Reed Gallery presents new bodies of work by Micheal Eastman and Ethan Meyer.

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Reviews of La Traviata, A Streetcar Named Desire, An Evening With C.S. Lewis, Tennessee Rising, others: May 24, 2018.

La Traviata; A Streetcar Named Desire; An Evening With C.S. Lewis; Tennessee Rising; Phantom of the Opera; You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown; 15 Minute Mozarts

Arts

Hail to the Kings

When you think of drag, you probably picture a drag queen. But there’s a whole sub-genre of drag kings. We’ll hear from some about what they do and why.

ArtsMusic

Piling in for Porchfest in St. Louis

It’s a Sunday afternoon and a St. Louis neighborhood is overrun by music fans. The stages are people’s front porches. The fast-growing event is Porchfest.

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The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra and Powell Hall Celebrate 50 Years Together

STL Symphony: 50 Years at Powell Hall, the new exhibit on display at the St. Louis Public Library, presents the history of the STL Symphony like never before.

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Dwell In Other Futures Art Festival

What does it mean to “Dwell In Other Futures?” It is a concept as much as an exhibit, where the hope is artists’ images of tomorrow can improve cities of today.

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Reuben Reuel Creates Clothing For All Sizes of Women While Building Fashion In St. Louis

Reuben Reuel creates custom fashion pieces that flatter the silhouette of many shapes of women – and he’s putting St. Louis fashion on the map in the process.

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Allison Mitchell – Making Waves In The Fashion Industry And Bringing It Back To St. Louis

Allison Mitchell’s bags are gaining notice – both for her brand and for St. Louis as a new, small, fashion hub.

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Reviews of Judgment at Nuremberg, Guys and Dolls, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, others: May 10, 2018.

Judgment at Nuremberg, Guys & Dolls, Over the River & Through the Woods, Run for Your Wife, Everything Must Change, Aunt Dan & Lemon

Arts

The Munyettes, Then and Now

A group of former Muny showgirls — now in their 70s, 80s and 90s — get together each year to swap stories and celebrate their time on stage together.

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Gaslight Square: The Legend Lives On

For a decade, from the mid-50’s, Gaslight Square was the hippest neighborhood west of New York. Comedy, music, cabaretl offered cutting-edge entertainment.

Arts

The Art Of Shopping; Using Sculpture to Save a Mall

Paul Schankman goes mall walking with sculptor Don Wiegand, who has moved his studio into Chesterfield Mall, creating a museum of his work and local history.

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Circus Flora Breaks in its New Location with The Case of the Missing Bellhop

Circus Flora delights audiences with laughs, death-defying acts, and good old-fashioned fun with “The Case of the Missing Bellhop.”

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Maturity and Its Muse at Art Saint Louis

This juried exhibit at Art Saint Louis features over 50 pieces of artwork from St. Louis region artists ages 70 and over.

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The Bruno David Gallery Highlights Monochromatic and Political Art

The Bruno David Gallery continues its 12th season with exhibits from James Austin Murray, Carmon Colangelo, Bunny Burson, and Laura Beard.

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Architecture and Feminist History at SLAM

“Currents 115” at the Saint Louis Art Museum features the work of Jennifer Bornstein, recipient of the 2017-2018 Henry L. and Natalie E. Freund Fellowship.

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Jazz St. Louis Scholarship Winners

Jazz St. Louis recently announced the three students from its JazzU program who will receive scholarships to help them pursue their college education.

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Hamilton: Students Get Their Shot

When the national tour of the musical Hamilton came to St. Louis, local students performed their own theatrical tributes to the life of Alexander Hamilton.

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Clearly Human III at the St. Louis Artists’ Guild

The St. Louis Artists’ Guild presents Clearly Human III, a juried exhibition featuring a wide variety of artwork that focuses on the human figure.

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Big Muddy Dance Co. Highlights St. Louis Characters, Architecture, Music

As its last production of the 2017-2018 season, the Big Muddy Dance Company presented a show about its roots and heritage, “Meet Me In.”

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I.M.A.G.I.N.E. Peace Now at Craft Alliance: An Artist Look at Gun Violence

Craft Alliance hosts an exhibit in conjunction with Maryville University that features artworks using real guns to inspire conversation about gun violence.

ArtsFilm

Smoke City

Profiles of Ballwin, Ferguson, Florrisant, North St. Louis, South St. Louis.

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CAIR-MO Presents Creativity & Identity at CAM

For the second year in a row, CAIR-MO hosts Creativity & Identity: An American Muslim Art Exhibition in St. Louis, Missouri.

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What to Watch April 2018

  Technology in Athletics We’ve recently brought you two stories about how science and technology is helping athletes train. First, MyStrenthBook works with athletes to create specialized training programs and provide advice from experts in the sport. They recently moved to St. Louis from Canada after winning an Arch Grant. The company stems from the […]

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Reviews of Torn Asunder; A Tree, Falling; The Dresser; Circus Flora; Jesus Christ Superstar, others: Apr. 26, 2018.

Torn Asunder; A Tree, Falling; The Dresser; Circus Flora; A Closer Walk With Patsy Cline; Jesus Christ Superstar; Or What You Will III; Brigadoon; Fantasticks

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Reviews of Hamilton, New Jerusalem, Cardboard Piano, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, others: Apr. 12, 2018.

Reviews of Hamilton, New Jerusalem, Cardboard Piano, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, Something Like…Godspell, She Kills Monsters, and Fly by Night.

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Ancient Egypt Rises From the Sea at SLAM’s “Sunken Cities”

“Sunken Cities: Egypt’s Lost Worlds” at the Saint Louis Art Museum features over 250 relics excavated from the lost cities of Thonis-Heracleion and Canopus.

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Unfolding Big Issues with Tesseract Theatre

Tesseract Theatre is not part of Marvel Comics, it is an artistic home to and ensemble of Saint Louis talent, with a mission to tackle big ideas in a small way.

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Vivian Maier: Photography’s Lost Voice

Culled from an archive of more than 3,000 vintage prints, this exhibition features a variety of original and unseen photographs.

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Alive Inside: Upcoming performance from MADCO

Alive Inside brings a segment of community members together to share their stories of how they overcome and live with the physical boundaries, thru performances

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Quinton Ward 2018 Katherine Dunham Fellow

Webster Senior, Quinton Ward, is the St. Louis Arts and Education Council’s 2018 Katherine Dunham Fellowship recipient.

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Moving St. Louis Fashion Forward

The Brandin Vaughn Collection is a south St. Louis boutique where you can walk in and see the designer at work. He says the art of fashion is re-emerging here.

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Whole Damn Crew: The Martin Quigley Story

Martin Quigley’s long association with Fleishman Hillard, the Cardinals and A-B make him an important – and colorful part of St. Louis history.

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Acclaimed Art Installation “The Talking Cure” Comes to Life Through Collaborations with Local Artists, Writers, Performers

The Gallery at the Kranzberg Arts Center launched the St. Louis debut of acclaimed interactive multimedia installation The Talking Cure as the centerpiece of its 2018 season, running through May 27. Conceived and produced by New York-based visual artist Melissa Stern, The Talking Cure includes her collaboration with twenty-four writers, poets, novelists, screenwriters, playwrights and actors. Now the project begins […]

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Behind the Scenes of New Dance Horizons VI

Dance St. Louis’ New Dance Horizons VI pairs world famous choreographers with local companies to make all new original performances.

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Emily Lohse-Busch

We sit down with Arch Grants Executive Director Emily Lohse-Busch and talk about how Arch Grants and the startup community is putting St. Louis back on the map

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Reviews of Born Yesterday, Stiff, As It Is in Heaven, New World, The Color Purple, A Black Woman Speaks, others: Mar. 29, 2018.

Reviews of Born Yesterday, Stiff, As It Is in Heaven, New World, The Color Purple, The Odd Couple, The Ruby Sunrise, A Black Woman Speaks, & Purple Heart City.

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Reviews of Anything Goes, Chicago, The Last Romance, L’elisir d’amore, Godspell, Rhinoceros others: Mar. 15, 2018.

Reviews of Caught, Anything Goes, Chicago, The Last Romance, L’elisir d’amore, Laughter on the 23rd Floor, Godspell, Aphra Behn Festival, & Rhinoceros.

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Will Bonfiglio interview and reviews of Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike; August: Osage County; others: Mar. 1, 2018

Interview of Will Bonfiglio and reviews of Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike, August: Osage County, Men on Boats, and Waiting for Lefty.

Arts

St. Louis Artists Splashed Onto Trading Cards

St. Louis’ best artists on trading cards? That’s the project taken on by at St. Louis photographer feeding on his childhood love of baseball cards.

ArtsBusiness

Arts Incubator

The Catalyst Innovation Lab inside the Centene Center for the Arts is a new space capitalizing on an old concept: that of the incubator space.

Arts

Monaco: Artist Owned, Artist Run Collective

Monaco, a new arts collective on Cherokee Street, supports its members by providing a space for artists to forge new connections and create community.

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MakersValley Looks To Democratize Manufacturing – Starting With The Fashion Industry

MakersValley is an online business to business service platform that connects makers with highly skilled artisans and manufacturers for small scale orders.

ArtsMusic

What to do in St. Louis this weekend

From First Friday to a Fabulous night at the Fox, St. Louis has lots to offer this weekend. Friday, Feb. 2 First Fridays in Grand Center Every first Friday in Grand Center museums and galleries are free until 9 p.m. Sound of Music at the Fabulous Fox The hills are alive! A brand new production […]

ArtsScience & Technology

Scopio Finds Images on Social Media, Letting Users Get Paid for Their Photos

A company with roots in St.Louis is finding ways to sift through social media to find marketable photos. From there, they put brands and photographers together.

Arts

A night of supporting, celebrating the creative St. Louis community

Since its inception in 1963, the Arts and Education Council has been fostering, supporting and celebrating the creative individuals and organizations that make up the St. Louis arts community. For the past 26 years, the Council has turned a spotlight on our city’s most vibrant and influential artists, organizations, startups, patrons and promoters by honoring […]

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Reviews of Infected, The Humans, Red Scare on Sunset, Blackbird Silent Sky, others: Feb. 15, 2018

Reviews of Infected; The Humans; Red Scare on Sunset; Blackbird; Silent Sky; Cold; Beyond the River; Bud, Not Buddy; and Bus Stop.

ArtsTheaterTwo on the Aisle

Reviews of Faceless, Les pêcheurs de perles, Good People, The How and the Why, others: Feb. 2, 2018

Reviews of Faceless, Les pêcheurs de perles (The Pearl Fishers), Good People, The How and the Why, Skeletons in the Closet (Swept Away & Bird’s Nest).

ArtsFilm

Dev Diary

How to make – and market – a video game; 2 brothers and their company, Butterscotch Shenagins, deal with setbacks, including cancer, but triumph in the end.

A Conversation WithArtsCommunity

Felicia Shaw

Under the leadership of Executive Director Felicia Shaw, the Regional Arts Commission is poised to become even more of a regional arts leader.

Arts

Bill Smith Artist/Inventor

Bill Smith studies the design of nature through art. Julie Tristan shows us how he does this using his background in biology, chemistry & diesel mechanics!

ArtsCulture

Not Your Grandma’s Roller Derby!

Roller Derby is back on track! And St. Louis is one of the best derby cities in the world. Find out when the revival began and why it is popular again.

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FREEDOM | MADCO

Under the Artistic Direction of Stacy West, MADCO has a commitment to collaborations and to commissioning work that makes an impact.

Arts

Academy of Nature and Wildlife Arts

The Academy of Nature and Wildlife Arts reaches back to the training philosophy techniques of the Old Masters: reuniting the studies of art and science.

ArtsTheater

Uppity Theatre

That Uppity Theatre Company is known for their bold productions that hope to instigate social change. Climate change is their latest endeavor.

ArtsMusic

Festival of Lessons and Carols

HEC-TV presents the “Festival of Lessons and Carols” with Archdiocesan Choirs and Archbishop Robert J. Carlson from the Basilica St. Louis.

ArtsTheaterTwo on the Aisle

Reviews of The Marvelous Wonderettes, Fences, School of Rock, The Meeting, others: Jan. 18, 2018.

The Marvelous Wonderettes, Fences, School of Rock, The Meeting, Menopause the Musical, In the Shadow of the Glen, Legato, and Picasso at the Lapin Agile.

ArtsTheaterTwo on the Aisle

Debby Lennon Interview and Reviews of Rodgers+Hammerstein’s Cinderella and Oddville: A Love Story?: Dec. 22, 2016

Debby Lennon Interview and Reviews of Rodgers+Hammerstein’s Cinderella and Oddville: A Love Story?.

ArtsMusic

Brock Seals: New Artist, Old Soul

Brock Seals is a St. Louis musician and visual artist who combines his painting with rap to create his artwork.

Arts

Anheuser-Busch Brewery Lights

The Brewery Lights display at Anheuser-Busch Brewery is a free event for families and friends to come together and celebrate the holidays in St. Louis.

ArtsCulture

Free Family Winter Celebration at the Saint Louis Art Museum

The Saint Louis Art Museum combines winter holiday traditions from around the world with a free weekend event.

ArtsHappening Now

Memory: Joy and Loss, an artist look at Alzheimer’s Disease

Framations’ new exhibit Memory: Joy and Loss examines memory and it’s function in our lives.

Arts

Fugue: Local film written and directed by 15 year old director, Gabe Sheets

Go behind the scenes of upcoming short film, Fugue: the action-packed story of one man’s frantic search for truth after he suffers sudden memory loss.

Arts

State of the Arts at the Muny

State of the Arts celebrates the Muny’s 100th in a show with an eclectic lineup featuring Bret Michaels, Jeanne Trevor and spiritual art by Buddhist monks.

ArtsCultureHappening Now

Central West End Window Walk

Get into the holiday season spirit with this visit to the Central West End Window Walk. It’s the 8th year for the event and it is bigger and better than ever.

ArtsCultureHappening Now

Fun, Skating, and a Heartwarming Tale at the Grandel Theatre

Metro Theater Company’s production of “Hans Brinker and the Silver Skates” at the Grandel Theatre.

ArtsMusic

Jeanne Trevor-Jazz Singer

Jeanne Trevor’s called “St. Louis’ First Lady of Jazz.” A veteran of the once vibrant Gaslight Square in Midtown during the 1960’s, Trevor’s still performing.

ArtsHappening Now

The Saint Louis Zoo Goes Wild for the Holidays

The “U.S. Bank Wild Lights” celebration offers Saint Louis an opportunity to enjoy Winter holidays at the zoo.

Arts

Buddhist Sand Mandala

A World Peace Sand Mandala was created by Buddhist monks over three days at Webster University.

ArtsCulture

Schankman’s St. Louis: Free Portraits for K-9 Cops!

Paul Schankman shows us a remarkably talented local artist who is doing something equally remarkable: Creating free portraits of police dogs for their partners.

ArtsMusic

Heart Quartet Spreads Healthy Message Note by Note

Juilliard graduate and local cardiac surgeon teams up with the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra to spread heart-healthy message to audiences around St. Louis.

ArtsCultureHappening Now

Winter Wonderland Astonishes St. Louis for 32 Years

Saint Louis County Parks presents Winter Wonderland at Tilles Park. For over 30 years this ever expanding holiday light display has wowed young and old alike.

ArtsHappening Now

Andréa Stanislav Brings Cosmism to the Bruno David Gallery

Andréa Stanislav explores themes of Russian Cosmism through sculpture, collage, and text construction at the Bruno David Gallery.

ArtsHappening Now

Missouri Botanical Garden Glow Bigger Than Ever

Paul Schankman takes on an arm chair tour of this year’s Garden Glow holiday lights display, which features more than one million lights on a 1.3 mile path.

ArtsTheaterTwo on the Aisle

Reviews of Miss Bennet, A Behanding in Spokane, Steel Magnolias, A Jewish Joke, The King and I, others: Dec. 7, 2017.

Reviews of Miss Bennet, A Behanding in Spokane, Steel Magnolias, A Jewish Joke, Sister’s Christmas Catechism, The King and I, and The Merchant of Venice.

ArtsHappening Now

The Medium and the Message: Currents 114 at the Saint Louis Art Museum

The Saint Louis Art Museum launches its 114th iteration of “Currents” with the work of Matt Saunders.

ArtsHappening Now

Eminent Domain/Displaced

Eminent Domain/Displaced is a multimedia exhibition of place, portraiture, and landscape at the Griot Museum of Black History.

ArtsHappening Now

International Photography Hall of Fame Honorees 2017

Nine artists are selected each year for induction into the Hall of Fame. This year Kenny Rogers was honored with the first ever Lifetime Achievement Award.

ArtsHappening Now

St. Louis Artists’ Guild presents Reclaim

The St. Louis Artists’ Guild’s new exhibit Reclaim features works from regional artists made from recycled, renewed, and repurposed materials.

Arts

Mary Engelbreit

Nationally renowned artist Mary Engelbreit talks about her cards, calendars and books as well as her new social justice artwork and Mary Engeldark collection

ArtsHappening Now

Exhibit Honors U.S. Team’s First Chess Olympiad Victory in 40 Years

Members of the U.S. team that beat 180 countries to win gold share their stories at the World Chess Hall of Fame’s exhibit featuring chess olympiad artifacts.

Arts

Survivor Story: 40th Anniversary for the Riverfront Times

This Fall the Riverfront Times reaches its 40th anniversary. For a weekly paper in today’s media environment, it’s a big accomplishment. It’s a survivor story.

Arts

Jewelry & Glass Mosaic Artist Can Create Art On Any Object

Most people might look at jewelry as a stylish accessory but Barbara Lillis sees it as art. Julie Tristan show us how she creates on anything and everything!

ArtsHappening Now

Tailored Landscapes at Laumeier Sculpture Park

Ghana native Yvonne Osei creates a large-scale photo installation blending textile and landscape for the Laumeier Sculpture Park.

ArtsCultureHappening Now

Missouri History Museum hosts Dia de los Muertos

Learn about Dia de los Muertos at the Missouri History Museum through Day of the Dead–inspired artwork, live music, face painting, and much more.

ArtsHappening Now

SLAM Explores the Art of Innovation with “Thomas Struth: Nature & Politics”

“Thomas Struth: Nature & Politics” at the Saint Louis Art Museum examines our world in the era of rapid technological change.

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Drawing in 19th Century Japan at the Pulitzer

Living Proof is the latest exhibition from the Pulitzer Arts Foundation in St. Louis and features drawings from 19th century Japanese artists.

Arts

Unique Local Art Courtesy of St. Lou Fringe

St. Lou Fringe is a multi-day arts festival in August that celebrates a wide variety of independent artists.

ArtsCultureHappening Now

Theatre of the Deaf Returns to STLCC-FV

Theatre of the Deaf at STLCC – Florissant Valley presents Arsenic and Old Lace November 2017.

ArtsCultureMusic

Songs 4 Soldiers

Songs 4 Soldiers helps combat veterans with expenses, jobs and more. Founder, Dustin Row, produces an annual fundraising concert. This year – Bret Michaels!

ArtsMusic

An Evening With Bucky & John Pizzarelli A Father-Son Jazz Journey by Seven String Guitar

From a 2014, Bucky and John Pizzarelli take us on a journey through their lives in jazz. Hear music from Duke Ellington, Nat King Cole, Benny Goodman and more.

ArtsTheater

Experience Immersive and Intimate Theater with Rebel and Misfits

Don’t expect to sit quietly as an audience member at a Rebel and Misfits production. But do expect the unexpected.

ArtsTheaterTwo on the Aisle

Reviews of Stones in His Pockets, The Student Prince, Of Mice and Men, As You Like It, Kiss, others: Nov. 23, 2017.

Reviews of Stones in His Pockets, The Student Prince, Of Mice and Men, As You Like It, Kiss, Girls Night: The Musical, and Playing the Opposite.

ArtsTheaterTwo on the Aisle

Reviews of Heisenberg, On Your Feet, Lend Me a Tenor, The Spitfire Grill, others: Nov. 9, 2017

Reviews of Heissenberg, On Your Feet, Lend Me a Tenor, The Spitfire Grill, The Haunting of Hill House, and The Drowsy Chaperone.

ArtsHappening Now

Third Degree Glass Factory Celebrates 15 Years

Third Degree Glass Factory – a studio, gallery and event space located on Delmar Boulevard in St. Louis – celebrated its 15th anniversary on October 20.

ArtsHappening Now

Golden Hour at Art St. Louis

The Golden Hour exhibit at Art St. Louis featured the work of 39 regional artists who conveyed the magic of golden hour.

ArtsHappening Now

Boo at the Zoo Treats St. Louis to a Ghoulish Good Time

The Saint Louis Zoo celebrates Halloween with spooky decorations, family fun, and night time animal encounters with Boo at the Zoo.

ArtsHappening Now

Muny 100th Season Announcement

The Muny celebrates 100 years of outdoor musical theatre in 2018. Find out what shows are in the season lineup, and how to be a part of the celebration.

Arts

State of the Arts at the Grandel Theatre

The just renovated Grandel is the featured location in this all new episode of State of the Arts.

ArtsHappening Now

Women Wrapped in Bows, Transitional Imagery, and Celestial Art at the Bruno David Gallery

For October and November, Bruno David hosts Heather Bennett, Chris Kahler, and Leslie Laskey in his Clayton gallery.

ArtsHappening Now

Quilt National ’17 at The Foundry Art Centre

These aren’t you grandmother’s quilts! Quilt National ’17 continues at The Foundry Art Centre in St. Charles, MO now through December 1, 2017.

ArtsCultureMusic

Pianos for People

Pianos for People connects people who need pianos with pianos who need people.

ArtsEducationScience & Technology

STEAM Academy

The new STEAM Academy is bringing a project-based learning approach to the Ferguson-Florissant school district. It’s the first of its kind in St.Louis County.

Arts

An Evening With Bucky & John Pizzarelli A Father-Son Jazz Journey by Seven String Guitar

From a 2014, Bucky and John Pizzarelli take us on a journey through their lives in jazz. Hear music from Duke Ellington, Nat King Cole, Benny Goodman and more.

ArtsTheaterTwo on the Aisle

Reviews of Hamlet, Two Trains Running, Baskervile, Next to Normal, The Wizard of Oz, others: Oct. 26, 2017.

Reviews of Hamlet, Two Trains Running, Baskervile, Next to Normal, The Wizard of Oz, Evil Dead: The Musical, Urinetown: The Musical, Antigone, and The Birds.

ArtsTheaterTwo on the Aisle

Reviews of Sweet Revenge, 
The Bodyguard, Cardenio, Tuesdays with Morrie, Spring Awakening, Lizzie, others: Oct. 12, 2017.

Reviews of Sweet Revenge; The Bodyguard; Cardenio; Tuesdays with Morrie; A Walk in the Woods; Spring Awakening; Into the Woods; Lizzie; and [title of show].

ArtsFilm

Preview of the 2017 St. Louis International Film Festival

We sit down with Chris Clark, artistic director of Cinema St. Louis, for a preview of the St. Louis International Film Festival.

ArtsDance

It’s Not a Square Dance: It’s a Contra Dance!

Contra Dancing: It’s a little like square dancing and a little like line dancing. Paul Schankman shows us where you can do it every weekend in St. Louis.

ArtsCultureHappening Now

Hispanic Celebration in Soulard Park

The Greater St. Louis Hispanic Festival at Soulard Park which will be celebrates Hispanic heritage by providing entertainment, drinks, foods, and more!

ArtsEducation

Empty Hallways, Silent Classrooms

Area photographers capture the sad state of what were once amazing feats of architecture and design – old St. Louis schools.

ArtsHappening Now

Bruno David Brings a Taste of the Los Angeles Art Scene to St. Louis

Bruno David Gallery’s opens its 12th season by taking a trip to the west coast with “In Pono” and “Los Angeles Paint: Formalism to Street Art.”

ArtsCultureHappening Now

Tensions High in St. Louis, Many Looked to the Sky

Dozens of hot air balloons lined art hill Friday as crowds gathered in anticipation of the 45th annual Great Forest Park Balloon Glow.

ArtsHappening Now

CeramATTACKII at Duane Reed Gallery

With motivations beyond pure form and function, the selected artists fuse contemporary aesthetics with a traditional art form.

ArtsCultureHappening Now

Kemper Art Museum Investigates Renaissance Prints and Psychological Healing

The Kemper Art Museum at Washington University presents a rarely seen collection of renaissance and baroque prints and a video installation by Kader Attia.

ArtsHappening Now

Panoramas of the City at Missouri History Museum

Panoramas of the City is the newest exhibit at the Missouri History Museum that gives visitors a look at images of the city’s history like never before.

ArtsCultureHappening Now

Sensuality, Globalism, Ghosts, and a Controversial Violin Inhabit SLAM’s “A Century of Modern Japanese Prints”

“A Century of Japanese Prints” at the St. Louis Art Museum focuses on art of the 20th and 21st century.

ArtsCultureHappening Now

St. Louis Artist Tackles White Supremacy

St. Louis artist Sarah Paulsen tackles the issues of white supremacy and white identity in America in her exhibit “White Ghosts” at the Kranzberg Arts Center.

ArtsTheater

Prime Theatre

Prime Theatre unites a diverse group of writers, directors, actors and designers and gives them 24 hours to create and stage 10-minute plays.

ArtsCommunityCultureMeet the Artists

Meet Me at the Fair

Meet the talent behind the tents of the Saint Louis Art Fair, plus get to know the people who put everything together!

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Reviews of South Pacific, The Feast, Unsuspecting Susan, Games Dad Didn’t Play; others: Sept. 28, 2017.

Reviews of South Pacific, The Feast, Unsuspecting Susan, Meet Me in St. Louis, Forbidden Broadway’s Greatest Hits, Games Dad Didn’t Play, and Coupler.

ArtsTheaterTwo on the Aisle

Reviews of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time; Dot; 10 Blocks on the Camino Real; others: Sept. 14, 2017

Reviews of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time; Dot; Black Coffee; 10 Blocks on the Camino Real; Tesla’s Pigeon; and To Hell and Back.

ArtsFilm

“Richie and the Styles” and “He Who Listens With Music”

Should “Richie” sell out for commercial success? How was “Hiyat” able to turn an acquaintance’s life around?

ArtsBusinessEducation

Concrete Thinking: The House of the Future?

Students from Washington University in St. Louis are building a prototype all-concrete house for the Solar Decathlon competition in Denver. But why concrete?

ArtsCultureHappening Now

We Are All Targets – Don’t Shoot Exhibit at STLCC-FV

Contemporary Art Gallery at STLCC-FV hosts the works Margi Weir in her new exhibit “We Are All Targets – Don’t Shoot.”

ArtsDance

Fat Dancer: The Chorus Line you’ve been “weighting” to see!

A new play by St. Lou Fringe uses the real life experiences of its cast to create a drama called “Fat Dancer.” Paul Schankman previews this 12 minute play.

ArtsCommunityMeet the Artists

Meet the Artists: Armando Pedroso

Armando Pedroso deconstructs and reconstructs a variety of materials to create his unique paintings. Meet him at the 2017 Saint Louis Art Fair.

ArtsHappening Now

Celebrating Independent Art with St. Lou Fringe

The St. Lou Fringe Festival delivers one of a kind performances in a variety of genres over the course of two weekends.

ArtsHappening Now

Interpretations on Alice in Wonderland at Art Saint Louis

Rabbit Hole at Art Saint Louis focuses on the ideas of fantasy, whimsy, imagination, and sense of wonder.

ArtsHappening Now

The Foundry Brings Together the Written Word and Visual Art With Context II

The Foundry Art Centre merges literature and visual arts for the second year with Context II.

ArtsCommunityMeet the Artists

Meet the Artists: David Stine

David Stine is a furniture maker who will be presenting at the 2017 Saint Louis Art Fair.

ArtsCulture

Doctor by Day, Cabaret Singer by Night

Paul Schankman meets the St. Louis pediatrician who charms kids by day and audiences by night with his cabaret performance titled, “The Medicine Show.”

ArtsCommunity & Culture

The Strauss Park ALIVE Festival Encourages Community Involvement

The Strauss Park ALIVE Festival is a two-month long celebration of community and the arts.

Arts

The Legacy of the Black Cowboy

The Southeastern Rodeo Association is committed to keeping the black cowboy and history of how the black cowboy tamed the old west, alive.

Arts

Student Art Project

The report follows the students for several days to the completion of the project, a first for terminal 2/Lambert.

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Shakespeare in the Streets preview and reviews of Uncle Vanya, Titus Andronicus, In the Heights, others: Aug. 31, 2017

Shakespeare in the Streets preview and reviews of Uncle Vanya, Titus Andronicus, In the Heights, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, and Hansel und Gretel.

ArtsTheaterTwo on the Aisle

Reviews of Ragtime; The Color of August; Newsies; Others: Aug. 17, 2017

Reviews of Ragtime; The Color of August; Out on Broadway – The Third Coming; Newsies; Is He Dead?; and Annie.

ArtsTheaterTwo on the Aisle

Reviews of A Chorus Line; 9 to 5: The Musical; Church Basement Ladies; Carousel; others: Aug. 3, 2017

Reviews of A Chorus Line; 9 to 5: The Musical; Church Basement Ladies; Carousel; Once Upon a Mattress; The Unsinkable Molly Brown, and LaBute Festival Set Two.

ArtsFilm

The Best of the 48 Hour Film Project 2017

Films include a scathing portrait of modern courtship, a suburban wormhole problem, a meta-movie and a brutal futuristic rebellion.

ArtsCommunity & CultureHappening Now

17th Annual Whitaker St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase

Area filmmakers have their works shown in the 17th Annual Whitaker St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase presented by Cinema St. Louis.

ArtsDance

MADCO: Freedom

Modern American Dance Company celebrates their landmark 40th Anniversary with a special commissioned dance concert, “Freedom.”

ArtsCommunity & CultureHappening Now

The Dark Room Explores a New Medium with Textile Art

In “Weaving as Ritual and Art,” the Dark Room adds Emily Oliver’s textiles to their usual repertoire of photography and performing arts.

ArtsCommunity & CultureFashionHappening Now

Men’s Fashion Takes Center Stage at SLAM

The St. Louis Art Museum presents “Reigning Men: Fashion in Menswear, 1715-2015,” an exhibition which examines the evolution of the male form and appearance.

ArtsTheater

Grandel Theatre

The Grandel Theatre, located in the heart of the Grand Center Arts District has been recently renovated and will host a multitude of artistic endeavors.

ArtsCommunity & CultureHappening Now

Free Summer Concert Series at Missouri Botanical Garden Draws Crowds

The Whitaker Music Festival at the Missouri Botanical Garden celebrates its 24th year of bringing local music to St. Louis audiences.

ArtsCommunity & CultureHappening Now

Diversity, Individuality, and Understanding Take Center Stage at Kranzberg Arts Gallery with Artists First

Kranzberg Arts Center presents Artists First: Variation and Adaptations, an exhibit highlighting the work of artists with disabilities.

ArtsCommunity & CultureHappening Now

Blue Black at Pulitzer Arts Foundation

Influential American artist Glenn Ligon offers a lyrical meditation on the colors blue and black.

ArtsTheater

Off Mic: Denny Regan

By: Denny Regan, President and CEO of the Muny  Someone once offered an analogy for The Muny. “The Muny,” she said, “is like a mighty ship, streaming through the ocean. Crews are hired on, and crews leave, each in their turn keeping the ship afloat, then moving on; and the ship just keeps on its […]

ArtsCommunity & CultureHappening Now

Vita Eruhimovitz: Un/Virtual at The Sheldon

The Sheldon is currently featuring the works of Vita Eruhimovitz, a multimedia artist exploring the complicated relation between the physical and virtual world.

ArtsCommunity & Culture

Urban Wanderers: Art Goes to the Dogs

Paul Schankman shows us this year’s Urban Wanderers art exhibit to benefit Stray Rescue of St. Louis, and why this is their biggest and best show yet.

ArtsTheaterTwo on the Aisle

Reviews of Labute Festival I; On Golden Pond; All Shook Up!; A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum; others: June 20, 2017

Reviews of Labute Theater I; On Golden Pond; All Shook Up!; A Funny Thing Happened…Forum; Albert Herring; Dreaming in Black and White; & The AFI Top 100.

ArtsFilm

500: The Impact of the Reformation Today

The long-term effects of the Reformation are explained by a number f prominent theologians.

ArtsTheater

Opera Theatre Designers win at 2017 Tony Awards

Two Opera Theatre of Saint Louis designers received Tony Awards last night for their work on Broadway. Christopher Akerlind, Opera Theatre’s resident lighting designer, and Jane Greenwood, renowned costume designer, were both recognized for their outstanding work in their respective fields. Christopher Akerlind, Opera Theatre’s resident lighting designer, was awarded the Tony for Best Lighting […]

ArtsHappening Now

Time Flies at Circus Flora

St. Louis’ own Circus Flora is back with a time traveling adventure for the whole family.

ArtsCulture

Ann Metzger Memorial National All Media Exhibition at the St. Louis Artists’ Guild

The Ann Metzger Memorial National All Media Exhibition at the St. Louis Artists’ Guild features a wide variety of works from artists across the United States.

Arts

SWT Design: Sustainable Landscape Architecture

SWT Design’s landscape architects understand how outdoor spaces for people to live, work, and play also affect communities, individuals, and the environment.

Arts

Students Link Up! with St. Louis Symphony musicians

St. Louis students “link up” with professional musicians with the St. Louis Symphony as part of a unique program available to public and private area schools.

ArtsHappening Now

Shakespeare Festival 2017: Diversity in Plot and Players

This year’s Shakespeare Festival features “The Winter’s Tale.” But the actors telling it also have their own story to share about diversity and the classics.

ArtsEducation

Sculptor Gregory Booth and the Art of Math

High school Geometry teacher, Gregory Booth, revisits his early passion for sculpting. The result is a beautiful marriage of math and art.

ArtsMusicTheater

St. Louis High School Musical Theater Awards

The first-ever St. Louis High School Musical Theater Awards have been handed out to students from around the region. We captured the fun ceremony on camera.

ArtsTheater

The Black Rep

The Black Rep is known as “Theatre for the Soul.” Now celebrating 40 years as the
as the largest African-American performing arts organization in Missouri,

ArtsTheater

The “New” Grapes of Wrath

A behind-the-scenes, and in-front-of-the-scenes look at Opera Theater of St. Louis’ new production of “The Grapes of Wrath.”

Arts

Pikazo App

Pikazo turns photos into compelling art by combining any two ordinary images into new and extraordinary works of art.

ArtsMusic

Meet the St. Louis Classical Underground

The St. Louis Classical Underground is a network of local professional classical musicians in the greater St. Louis community.

ArtsTheaterTwo on the Aisle

Reviews of Joseph/Dreamcoat, Titus, Next to Normal, Monsters, The Sweet Smell of Success, others: June 22, 2017

Reviews of Joseph/Dreamcoat, Titus, Next to Normal, Monsters, Sweet Smell of Success, Lieutenant of Inishmore, Title & Deed, Jesus Christ Superstar, & Seussical

ArtsTheaterTwo on the Aisle

Theatre Crawl interview and reviews of The Winter’s Tale, Crossin’ Over, The Trial, The Grapes of Wrath, and Time Flies: June 8, 2017.

Interview on the Grand Center Theatre Crawl and reviews of The Winter’s Tale, Crossin’ Over, The Trial, The Grapes of Wrath, and Time Flies.

ArtsCommunity & CultureHappening Now

The Missouri Botanical Garden Mesmerizes with Garden of Glass

Inspired by nature, Craig Mitchell Smith has crafted thirty glass sculptures especially for the Missouri Botanical Garden.

ArtsMusic

SpecDrum

Specdrum is a free education program that teaches lessons in teamwork, leadership, communication and cultural understanding through drumming.

ArtsCommunity & CultureHappening Now

Bruno David’s New Exhibition Explores Politics, Movement, and Mindscapes

For May and June, the Bruno David Gallery will be showing exhibitions by William Conger, Judy Child, Kelley Johnson, Bunny Burson, and Michael Byron.

ArtsCommunity & CultureHappening Now

Summer Exhibitions at CAM: Urban Planning, Color Key, & FAR FAR DOWN

Visit the Contemporary Art Museum this summer to challenge your ideas about urban development and see work from KAWS and 2016 Creative Stimulus Award winners.

ArtsHappening Now

The Art of Travel

Several new art exhibitions have opened at the airport.
Paul Schankman takes us on a tour, and explains the connection between art and travel.

ArtsCommunity & CultureHappening Now

Displacement and Migration at the St. Louis Artists’ Guild

Displacement and Migration, the newest exhibition at the St. Louis Artists’ Guild, explores the complex theme of forced and voluntary relocation.

ArtsTheater

Off-Broadway Comes to Westport Plaza

There’s Broadway, Off-Broadway, and now Off-Broadway in St. Louis, thanks to the new management at the Playhouse@Westport Plaza.

ArtsCommunity & CultureHappening Now

Metro Theater Company Introduces St. Louis’ Only Family Friendly Gala

The typical St. Louis goes family-friendly and wild with Metro Theater Company’s Toy Fest!

ArtsCommunity & CultureHappening Now

“The Hats of Stephen Jones” Brings the Art of Modern Millinery to SLAM

The St. Louis Art Museum honors the designs of Stephen Jones with an exhibit highlighting the relationship between great works of art and his famous creations.

ArtsTheaterTwo on the Aisle

Reviews of Madame Butterfly, 4000 Miles, Honor Student, A Human Being Died That Night, First Impressions, others: May 25, 2017

Reviews of Madame Butterfly, 4000 Miles, Honor Student, A Human Being Died That Night, Harvey, First Impressions, Happy 50ish, and Doubt.

ArtsTheaterTwo on the Aisle

Reviews of Small Craft Warnings, Will Mr. Merriweather Return from Memphis, Deseo, Born Yesterday, others, May. 11, 2017.

Reviews of Small Craft Warnings, Will Mr. Merriweather…, Deseo, The 25th Annual…Spelling Bee, Born Yesterday, The Dixie Swim Club, My Country: A Devised Work.

ArtsCommunity & CultureHappening NowHistory

World War I at Missouri History Museum

World War I: Missouri and the Great War at Missouri History Museum explores the vital roles the men and women of St. Louis played in WWI.

ArtsDanceHappening Now

St. Louis Celebrates National Dance Week in Grand Center

The celebration of National Dance Week will be honored in Saint Louis with an afternoon of performance open and free to the public.

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#nofilter at Art Saint Louis

Art Saint Louis’ newest exhibit #nofilter features 49 works by 41 St. Louis area artists.

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Art as Resistance: UMSL and Kranzberg Team Up for New Exhibit

In dual exhibitions, Gallery 210 at UMSL and the Kranzberg Arts Center Gallery present an exhibit examining contemporary urban issues.

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The Modern Meal

The Modern Meal: Sustenance Through Ritual, the newest exhibit at the Kemper Art Museum on the campus of Wash U, examines humanity’s relationship with mealtime.

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Creativity & Identity: An American-Muslim Exhibition

Creativity & Identity: An American-Muslim Exhibition is St. Louis’ first art exhibition made up entirely of works from local Muslim artists.

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From Syria and Uncharted Waters to Interior Design, Bruno David Opens Three New Exhibits

The Bruno David Gallery presents works from Yvette Drury Dubinsky, Carmon Colangelo, and Jacob Laws during the month of April.

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Laumeier reflects on 40 years

Laumeier Sculpture Park presents an exhibition in celebration and commemoration of its 40th Anniversary year.

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Mississippi River Culture and Social Conflict Come Together in Lost in Space (After Huck)

The Saint Louis Art Museum hosts Shimon Attie’s site specific installation of Lost in Space (After Huck) as a part of its long running Currents series.

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Anew Nature

Anew Nature is a furniture restoration and custom design company that provides leadership and training to men who have served prison time for felony offenses.

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The World Chess Hall of Fame Revisits the Imagery of Chess with Local Artists

The World Chess Hall of Fame highlights local artists in “The Imagery of Chess: Saint Louis Artists.

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Reviews of Dancing at Lughnasa; August: Osage County; The Lion King; Oedipus Apparatus; twelfth period; others, Apr. 27, 2017

Dancing at Lughnasa; August: Osage County; The Lion King; Men Are From Mars etc.; Oedipus Apparatus; The Drowsy Chaperone; twelfth period; Gossip; Monster.

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Reviews of Seven Guitars, Sweeney Todd, The Comedy of Errors, Love Letters, Sex with Strangers, others, Apr. 13, 2017

Reviews of Seven Guitars, Sweeney Todd, The Comedy of Errors, Love Letters, Sex with Strangers, Next Fall, Sister Act, and Rhinoceros.

ArtsFilm

4:00AM and Talk Radio

Two films about radio, Nathan Karimi’s “4:00AM” and Jay Kanzler’s “Talk Radio.”

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The Art of Being Mayor

Mayor Slay gives HEC an exclusive tour of the office he has called home for the past 16 years, sharing with viewers its original artwork and other treasurers.

ArtsMusic

Olivia Bosaw

Webster University Freshman Vocal Performance Major Olivia Bosaw is spotlighted.

ArtsMusic

Meet St. Louis Singer-songwriter, Bloom

Meet St. Louis singer-songwriter, Bloom. Born Kalyn Lia McNeil, the now self-named artist has evolved saying, “Bloom is symbolic of me becoming who I am.”

ArtsMusic

Letter to Memphis

Meet Letter to Memphis.

Arts

Stained Glass Art

Stained glass art inspires prayer, thought and meditation. Meet a group of artisans who see their art as being inspired by a higher power.

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MAUHAUS St. Louis’ First Cat Café

MAUHAUS is St. Louis’ first, and currently only, cat café. This unique business is dedicated to helping stray cats find homes.

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Julie Piekarski Probst: Muny Dancer to Mousketeer

Mousketeer and former TV sitcom actress Julie Piekarski Probst hopes to dance her way back to prime time T.V. Victoria Babu profiles the St. Louis native.

Arts

Anew Nature

Anew Nature furniture company provides hands-on training and job placement for former felons, teaching them carpentry, woodworking, welding and painting skills.

ArtsCommunity & Culture

National Wrasslin’ League

A new league is trying to capitalize on St. Louis’ rich wrestling history, by staging semi-monthly matches at the Casa Loma Ballroom in South St. Louis.

ArtsEducation

Music for the Mind

St. Louis Classical Guitar Society is working with students at several local schools to teach them guitar and promote mentoring and leadership skills

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#1 in Civil Rights at MoHist

The Missouri History Museum’s newest exhibit presents a detailed look at St. Louis’ impactful history in the African American struggle for civil rights.

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Black Girl Culture At Exhibit at STLCC-FV

Contemporary Art Gallery at St. Louis Community College – Florissant Valley hosts the Black Girl Culture Art Exhibit.

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SLAM Offers a Sneak Peek at a Private Collection of Renaissance and Baroque Masterworks

The Saint Louis Art Museum hosts a preview of the Phoebe Dent Weil and Mark S. Weil private Renaissance and Baroque collection with “Learning to See.”

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West African Dance Company | Afriky Lolo

Students from St. Louis showing off skills of West African dance. Heritage, culture, and beauty – enjoy.

ArtsCommunity & Culture

ArtScope St. Louis Hosts Unique Fundraising Event

Wall Ball is a unique fundraising event for ArtScope at which artist create work on site while attendees bid on the pieces in a silent auction format.

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DANCEstl Celebrates the Influence of Women With New Dance Horizons V

While uniting choreographers across the country with local dance companies, Dance Saint Louis focuses on the topic of inspiring women with New Dance Horizons V.

Arts

Bruno David Gallery Showcases 6 New Exhibitions

Bruno David Gallery’s current exhibitions continue through March 25, 2017 and feature a wide array of styles and techniques.

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Delmar Hall Tour

The new episode of State of the Arts premiering in March comes to you from Delmar Hall. In this preview, host Paul Schankman takes you on a backstage tour.

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Makeshift

Current exhibit at Craft Alliance highlights the trend of artists using plastic in their work. Shows variability and creativity of the use of plastic in art.

Arts

State of the Arts at Delmar Hall, March 2017

State of the Arts goes backstage at Delmar Hall with the Duke of Delmar himself, Joe Edwards. Also featured: the singer Bloom and Letter to Memphis.

ArtsFilm

Sophie and Sarge

Two short films. “Sophie” by Alvaro Aro, is a descent into a frightening fantasy realm. Sophie finds herself somewhere strange and confronted by a deranged “Chancellor” and an even madder “Queen.” “Sarge” by Benjamin Dewhurst is the story of a WWI vet, in a senior living facility, haunted by guilt from his role in the […]

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Reviews of Million Dollar Quartet, Motown the Musical, Never the Sinner It Shoulda Been You, others, Mar. 16, 2017

Reviews of Million Dollar Quartet, Motown the Musical, Never the Sinner, It Shoulda Been You, Aphra Behn Emerging Artists Showcase, The Wiz.

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Reviews of The Royale, Cabaret, The Male Intellect: An Oxymoron?, Carmen, Zorba, Fat, Briefs, Silent Sky, Shotspeare, Mar. 16, 2017.

Reviews of The Royale, Cabaret, The Male Intellect: An Oxymoron?, Carmen, Zorba, Fat, Briefs, Silent Sky, Shotspeare

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Reviews of Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill, A View from the Bridge, Macbeth, others: Mar. 17, 2017

Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill, Disenchanted, Into the Woods, A View from the Bridge, Graeme of Thrones, Go Back for Murder, Macbeth, The Philadelphia Story.

ArtsCommunity & Culture

Art in Bloom Arrives at the St. Louis Art Museum

The St. Louis Art Museum hosts its annual “Art in Bloom” show, which pairs works of art with custom floral arrangements.

Arts

Off-Broadway Comes to Westport Plaza

There’s Broadway, Off-Broadway, and now Off-Broadway in St. Louis, thanks to the new management at the Playhouse@Westport Plaza.

ArtsCommunity & Culture

A Personal Glimpse into “Occupied Japan”

The International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum presents Nicholas Orzio’s “Occupied Japan.”

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Kemper Art Museum Takes a Trip to Paris and Asks Who is Rosalyn Drexler

The Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum presents “Spectacle and Leisure in Paris: Degas to Mucha” and “Rosalyn Drexler: Who Does She Think She Is?”

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Duane Reed Gallery boasts innovative, emerging artists

Duane Reed Gallery showcases the works of innovative emerging artists Ethan Meyer, Dana Oldfather, and Jacob Berkowitz.

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SLAM Tips its Hat to Degas’ Love of Millinery

The St. Louis Art Museum highlights Edgar Degas’s little known appreciation for the fashionable hat with “Degas, Impressionism, and the Paris Millinery Trade.”

ArtsCommunity & Culture

International Children’s Film Festival at the Saint Louis Zoo

The Saint Louis Zoo hosts the Big Eyes, Big Minds – International Children’s Film Festival, featuring animated shorts made for kids and sometimes even by kids.

ArtsCommunity & Culture

The Art of Chess

Ever wonder what’s in the World Chess Hall of Fame in St. Louis? Right now, it’s a look at Chess as art. Here is a tour produced by Paul Schankman.

ArtsFilm

The Ultimate Fan

From director Nicholas Rousseau, “The Ultimate Fan,” the story of an obsessed St. Louis Blues’ hockey fan.

Arts

Catalyst Coffee Welcomes a New Audience to Local Art

Art St. Louis breaks the mold of the traditional art gallery with a cup of coffee.

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CAM Looks at Identity and Representation with their Spring 2017 Exhibition

CAM Looks at Identity and Representation with their Spring 2017 Exhibition

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Personal Space at Art Saint Louis

Art Saint Louis presents “Personal Space,” a juried exhibition featuring artworks that focus on the human experience and how we interact.

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Reviews of Kill a Mockingbird; Something Rotten!; The Way We Get By; A Doll’s House; others: Feb. 16, 2017.

To Kill a Mockingbird; Something Rotten!; Pump Boys & Dinettes; The Way We Get By; A Doll’s House; To the New Girl; The Ice Fishing Play; One Last Job.

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Reviews of Constellations, Intimate Apparel, Yasmina’s Necklace, Bravura, others: Feb. 2, 2017.

Constellations; Intimate Apparel; La Cenerentola; Yasmina’s Necklace; Little Thing, Big Thing; The Year of the Bicycle; Hell; Bravura; Wake Up, Cameron Dobbs.

Arts

Prime Beauty, a Reflection on the Ferguson Aftermath at Kranzberg Arts Gallery

When you think Ferguson you probably don’t think art. But artist & Wash. U professor Bryce Robinson does to expand what you think you know about his hometown.

Arts

Opera Tastings Delights all Senses

Opera Theatre of Saint Louis presents its 3rd annual series of Opera Tastings.

Arts

Artist Tim Kent; Going to the Dogs!

Paul Schankman visits with artist Tim Kent, who came to painting late in life, but has quickly become known for his unusual acrylic collage portraits of dogs.

Arts

The Foundry Art Centre Embraces Diversity with Arbitrary Color

The Foundry Art Centre’s new exhibit, “Arbitrary Color,” brings together very different pieces into an exhibit celebrating the differences that separate them.

Arts

Colleen’s Cookies

Get an inside look at one of the most delicious spots in town! Paul Schankman visits Colleen’s in Clayton, where cookies are decorated with flair.

Arts

The Bruno David Gallery Continues to Bring a Variety of Modern Art to the St. Louis Region

The Bruno David gallery starts off 2017 with the exhibitions of Leslie Laskey, Damon Freed, Jill Downen, and Sarah Hartford, showing through Feburary 18, 2017.

ArtsCommunity & Culture

Women of the Blues

Women of the Blues: A Coast-To-Coast Collection comes to the Nation Blues Museum.

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Undefined at SOHA Gallery

St. Louis Photographer Susan Bennet’s new project entitled Undefined is on display at SOHA Studio+Gallery.

ArtsCommunity & Culture

Interview with Mallory Nezam: TEDxGatewayArch

Interview with Mallory Nezam about his TEDxGatewayArch Bounce! talk on playing every day.

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Your Link to St. Louis’ Creative Community!

St. Louis’ creative community enriches lives and makes our city a more beautiful place to live. Learn more on State of the Arts.

Arts

Miriam Makeba: Mama Africa the Musical

Mama Africa the Musical, is a play about South African recording artist Miriam Makeba. Makeba played a pivotal role in ending apartheid in South Africa.

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Collab Design Studio

Collab is a design studio committed to creating work that is innovative and unique.

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Reviews of An American in Paris, All My Sons, Lines in the Dust, others: Jan. 19, 2017.

Reviews of An American in Paris, All My Sons, Lines in the Dust, Menopause the Musical, Closer, Sylvia, and Prometheus’ Dream.

ArtsFilm

The Dark Knight Returns

A fan film by director Wyatt Weed.

Arts

Beyond the Walls

Better Family Life in St. Louis with artists Chris Green and Cornell McKay brighten up Page Blvd in north St. Louis with the “Beyond the Walls” mural project.

ArtsEducation

The Healing Power of Music

And, the 2017 A&E Art Educator of the Year is inspiring students in North County. Meet Harvey Lockhart and see the incredible program he’s created.

Arts

Model Scouts

Top modeling agencies rely on Jeff and Mary Clarke’s uncanny ability to find the next top model. Victoria Babu goes behind the scenes with the fashion scouts.

Arts

The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis

We lift the curtain at the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, revealing some of the drama that has played out both on-stage and off-stage over the past 50 years.

Arts

Resilient Souls Project

The Resilient Souls Project is a powerful photo and literary exhibit celebrating the individual strength of women.

ArtsCommunity & CultureHistory

Black History Mural at Better Family Life

Better Family Life in St. Louis unveiled their “Art and Empowerment” mural, which is the largest Black History Mural in Missouri, painted by artist, Gonz Jove.

Arts

Vivant Entertainment

Malissa Cloven of Vivant Entertainment shows us how she transforms ballet dancers into living statues and elevates food and beverage through art.

Arts

Artists First for Veterans

Artists First for Veterans provides support and an artistic outlet for US military veterans suffering from PTSD and Traumatic Brain Injuries.

ArtsTheater

Slightly Askew Theatre Ensemble

Slightly Askew Theatre Ensemble is an ensemble based theatre company devoted to telling stories through an exploration of words, movement, lighting and sound.

ArtsCommunity & Culture

Celebrating 50 yrs of the St. Louis Blues at SLPL

The St. Louis Blues and the St. Louis Public Library form a groundbreaking partnership through a new exhibit honoring the NHL franchise’s rich history.

ArtsCommunity & Culture

Garden Glow at Missouri Botanical Garden

Garden Glow, one of Missouri Botanical Garden’s most beloved signature events, returns this holiday season.

ArtsCommunity & Culture

Union Station Celebrates the Holidays with Fun for the Whole Family

In an effort to boost tourism in St. Louis, Union Station has created a family fun venue celebrating the winter holidays.

Arts

The Pulitzer Arts Foundation Shines a Light on the Art of Medardo Rosso

The Pulitzer Arts Foundation’s “Medardo Rosso: Experiments in Light and Form” highlights an artist instrumental in the evolution of modern sculpture.

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Jacqueline Thompson Interview and Reviews of A Gnome for Christmas, Edward Tulane, 1984, and Star Wars Holiday Special Parody, Dec. 22, 2016.

Jacqueline Thompson Interview and Reviews of A Gnome for Christmas, The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane, 1984, and Star Wars Holiday Special Parody.

Arts

Who is Bruno David?

On November 10th Bruno David Gallery opened its new location on Forsyth Boulevard in downtown Clayton.

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Reviews of A Christmas Carol, Finding Neverland, American Buffalo, Driving Miss Daisy, Buyer and Cellar, others Dec. 8, 2016.

A Christmas Carol, Finding Neverland, American Buffalo, Driving Miss Daisy, Adverse Effects, Buyer and Cellar, The Glorious Ones, Dixie’s Tupperware Party.

ArtsFilm

The Will

Sandro Perrino’s film, “The Will,” is the story of Leon, a young boxer engaged in a struggle between reason and emotion as he tries to make love work.

Arts

A Look into Bruno David’s New Location, Exhibitions

The Bruno David Gallery opens its 11th season at its new Clayton location.

ArtsCommunity & Culture

Synthetic Landscapes Brings Nature, Technology Together at Kranzberg Arts

Vita Eruhimovitz’s “Synthetic Landscapes” examines the natural world through the lens of a digitally created, mixed media installation at Kranzberg Arts Center.

ArtsCommunity & Culture

SLIFF returns for its 25th year

The St. Louis International Film Festival continues to provide the opportunity for St. Louis filmgoers to view the finest in world cinema.

ArtsCommunity & Culture

DANCEstl Presents Romeo & Juliet

DANCEstl presents Romeo & Juliet starring Grand Rapids Ballet at the Touhill Performing Arts Center November 4th and 5th.

Arts

An Artist’s Spiritual Messages- Native American Influenced

A story about artist Susan Drozda, a unique & gifted story teller, earth muse, & purveyor of spirituality who’s been painting & creating for over 25 yrs.

ArtsCommunity & Culture

Melissa Wolfe Re-imagines the American Galleries at SLAM

The Saint Louis Art Museum re-opens their American Gallery with both familiar works and pieces which have not been seen by the public in more than a decade.

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Reviews of Fun Home, All Is Calm, Boom, Hamlet: See What I See, Thinking It, Macbeth, Arcadia, and Wait Until Dark, Nov. 24, 2016.

Reviews of Fun Home, All Is Calm, Boom, Hamlet: See What I See, Thinking It,
Macbeth, Arcadia, and Wait Until Dark.

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Reviews of Mothers and Sons, Manifest|Destiny, Forbidden Broadway, Driving Miss Daisy, others, Nov. 10, 2016.

Reviews of Mothers and Sons, Manifest|Destiny, Forbidden Broadway, Driving Miss Daisy, Cuddles, Steel Magnolias, and The Merry Widow.

ArtsCommunity & Culture

First Look at St. Louis’ Newest Arts Incubator .ZACK

.ZACK is the newest cultural contribution from the Kranzberg Arts Foundation that will house nine resident performing arts organizations.

ArtsCommunity & Culture

St. Louis Theater Community Comes Together for “Every 28 Hours”

Artists throughout the St. Louis theater community stage “The Every 28 Hours Plays,” a compilation of 71 one-minute performances.

ArtsCommunity & Culture

MADCO: Invitation to Dance

MADCO kicks off its 40th season with a special 2 day event designed to not only entertain but also engage the audience through the art of dance.

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DANCEstl Opens 2016-2017 Season with Analogy/Dora: Tramontane

Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company’s Analogy/Dora: Tramontane starts of the season for DANCEstl.

Arts

St. Louis Arts Experience 2016 Promo

The St. Louis Arts Experience is a citywide arts collaboration showcasing exceptional cultural events happening throughout the St. Louis region. 09/13 – 10/16

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Humans of St. Louis

Every human being has his or her own story to tell and each week Humans of St. Louis takes to the streets, with camera in hand to find these storytellers.

ArtsTheater

R-S Theatrics

R-S Theatrics presents St. Louis premieres of thought provoking plays that hope to change the world through art.

ArtsCommunity & Culture

The Rep Hosts a Theater Expo in Honor of its 50th Anniversary

The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis brings together the theater community in an expo celebrating its 50th anniversary on the campus of Webster University.

ArtsCommunity & Culture

Metro Theater Addresses the Immigration Experience with “New Kid”

Metro Theater’s “New Kid” delves into the immigration experience from the point of view of a child dealing with adapting to life in the United States.

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Reviews of Rocky Horror, Until the Flood, Beauty & the Beast, Passing Strange, others, Oct. 27, 2016.

Reviews: Rocky Horror, Until the Flood, Beauty & the Beast, I’m Gonna Pray for You So Hard, Peter & the Starcatcher, Night Must Fall, Passing Strange, Famalee.

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Reviews of Golda’s Balcony, Macbeth, Suspended, Defending the Caveman, Celebration, Arcadia, Slasher, 1776, and Once, Oct. 13, 2016.

Reviews of Reviews of Golda’s Balcony, Celebration, Macbeth, Suspended, Defending the Caveman, Arcadia, Slasher, 1776, and Once.

ArtsFilm

A Preview of the 25th Whitaker St. Louis International Film Festival

An inside look at the festival with Chris Clark of Cinema St. Louis.

ArtsBusinessCommunity & Culture

Rave reviews for Meet the Artists

The Saint Louis Art Fair and HEC-TV partnered on a new venture called “Meet The Artists” this year and it’s getting rave reviews!

ArtsCommunity & Culture

Kelley Walker: Direct Drive at CAM

CAM presents renowned contemporary artist Kelley Walker’s first museum solo exhibition.

ArtsCommunity & Culture

Charlie Would…

The hair based art of Charlie Le Mindu is being featured in his first US solo exhibition at projects+gallery in St. Louis’ Central West End.

ArtsCommunity & Culture

Home is where the art is: Saint Louis Art Fair 2016

The Saint Louis Art Fair in Clayton Missouri features 181 artists, each with their own unique works.

ArtsCommunity & Culture

Real / Radical / Psychological: The Collection on Display

Real / Radical / Psychological: The Collection on Display showcases numerous masterpieces from the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum’s permanent collection.

ArtsCommunity & Culture

Celebrate the Vote Remembers and Honors the Golden Lane

The St. Louis chapter of the League of Women Voters and the Missouri History Museum honor the centennial of the “Golden Lane.”

Arts

Meet The Artists: Joyce McCown

Joyce McCown is a mixed media artist working in drawing, painting, designing, typography, collage, and sculpture.

Arts

Meet the Artists: Kina Crow

Kina Crow works with clay and paint and will be presenting her art at the 2017 St. Louis Art Fair.

Arts

Meet The Artists: Yael Shomroni

Yale Shomroni is a ceramic artist based in St. Louis, Missouri.

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Meet the Artists: Sharon Spillar

Sharon Spillar is a painter from St. Louis, MO.

Arts

Meet the Artists: Michael Bauermeister

Michael Bauermeister is a wood sculptor and painter from Augusta, Missouri.

ArtsCommunity & Culture

Andrea Tharian’s “Haven” Brings Serenity to Kranzberg Arts Center

The Kranzberg Arts Center hosts “Haven,” an exhibition created by Andrea Tharian seeking to use three dimensional space to evoke a meditative experience.

ArtsCommunity & Culture

Outside In: Paint for Peace

Outside In: Paint for Peace showcases inspirational art that painted the city of Ferguson with hope following the events of 2014.

ArtsBusinessCommunity & Culture

Aquarium Planned for St. Louis Union Station

The owner of St. Louis Union Station discusses plans for a $45 million aquarium and gives details about related attractions planned for the next two years.

ArtsTheaterTwo on the Aisle

Reviews of Three Tall Women, Remember Me, Sister Act, Miriam Makeba, Seussical, Gypsy, and Am I Black Enough Yet?, Sept. 29, 2016.

Reviews of Three Tall Women; Remember Me; Sister Act; Miriam Makeba: Mama Africa the Musical; Seussical; Gypsy; and Am I Black Enough Yet?

ArtsTheaterTwo on the Aisle

Reviews of Follies; Miss Julie, Clarissa and John; A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder; Love? Actually…; and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Sept. 15, 2016.

Reviews of Follies; Miss Julie, Clarissa and John; A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder; Love? Actually…; and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.

ArtsTheaterTwo on the Aisle

Reviews of The Heir Apparent, Kindertransport, Doubt, Mary Shelly Monster Show, and West Side Story, Sept. 1, 2016

Reviews of The Heir Apparent, Kindertransport, Doubt, Mary Shelly Monster Show, and West Side Story.

ArtsCommunity & Culture

Fringe Fest Brings Innovative Theater to the Grand Arts Center

In its fifth year, the St. Lou Fringe Fest showcases new and original performances from both St. Louis and across the nation.

ArtsCommunity & Culture

Meet the Artists: Benjamin Frey

Benjamin Frey is a painter who will be exhibiting at the 2017 Saint Louis Art Fair. Go to www.benjaminfrey.com for more information.

ArtsCommunity & Culture

Meet the Artists: Thomas Spake

Thomas Spake is a glass artist who will be exhibiting at the 2017 Saint Louis Art Fair. Go to www.thomasspakestudios.com for more information.

ArtsCommunity & Culture

Meet the Artists: Thomas Wargin

Thomas Wargin is a sculptor who will be exhibiting at the 2017 Saint Louis Art Fair. Go to www.wargin.com for more information.

ArtsCommunity & Culture

Meet the Artists: Rey Alfonso

Benjamin Frey is a painter who will be exhibiting at the 2017 Saint Louis Art Fair. Go to www.reyalfonsostudio.com for more information.

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Meet the Artists: Randy Dana

Randy Dana is a photographer who will be exhibiting at the 2017 Saint Louis Art Fair. Go to www.randydana.com for more information.

ArtsCommunity & Culture

Meet the Artists: Melissa Schmidt

Melissa Schmidt is a glass jewelry artist who will be exhibiting at the 2017 Saint Louis Art Fair. Go to www.melissaschmidtstudio.com for more information.

Arts

Meet the Artists: Jennifer Falter

Jennifer Falter is a potter who will be showing her work at the 2017 Saint Louis Art Fair.

Arts

Meet The Artists: Bonnie and Steve Harmston

Bonnie & Steve Harmston are printmakers who will be presenting their work at the 2017 STL Art Fair. You can find more information at www.harmstonarts.com.

Arts

Meet the Artists: Cali Hobgood

Cali Hobgood is a photographer. She will be presenting her work at the 2017 Saint Louis Art Fair. Go to: http://www.photographsbycali.com for more information.

Arts

Meet the Artists: Paul Eshelman

Paul Eshelman is a potter. He will be presenting his work at the 2017 Saint Louis Art Fair. Go to: http://www.eshelmanpottery.com/ for more information.

Arts

Meet the Artists: Deborah Mae Broad

Deborah Mae Broad is a printmaker. She will be presenting her work at the 2017 Saint Louis Art Fair. Go to: http://deborahmaebroad.com/ for more information.

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Reviews of Inherit the Wind, Tell Me on a Sunday, Bat Boy, Julius Caesar, Hairspray, and Aida, Aug. 18, 2016

Reviews of Inherit the Wind, Tell Me on a Sunday, Bat Boy The Musical, Julius Caesar, Hairspray, and Aida.

Arts

Meet the Artists: Hetty & Norman Metzger

Hetty & Norman Metzger are abstract geometric paper artists. They will be showing their work at the 2017 Saint Louis Art Fair.

Arts

Meet the Artists: Jay McDougall

Jay McDougall is a contemporary wood artist. He will be presenting his work at the 2017 St. Louis Art Fair.

ArtsCommunity & CultureHistory

The Missouri History Museum Explores Historic Route 66

Sharon Smith, the Curator of Civic and Personal Identity at the Missouri History Museum, discusses the new Route 66 exhibit.

ArtsCulture

Drink Wine, Help People

Scott Monette’s 100 Percent Wine is not only flying off the shelves because it tastes good…it’s also helping people with disabilities find and keep jobs.

ArtsTheaterTwo on the Aisle

Reviews of Fiddler on the Roof, Tosca, The Drowsy Chaperone, Thom Pain, LaBute Festival, others, Aug. 4, 2016

Reviews of Fiddler on the Roof, Tosca, The Drowsy Chaperone, Thom Pain (based on nothing), LaBute New Theater Festival, Xanadu, and Mamma Mia!

Arts

Summer Art Camp for Kids, Foundry Art Centre

The Foundry Art Centre offers a variety of art camps for children. At the end of every week, the kids experience what it’s like to have their work in a gallery!

ArtsBusinessCommunity & Culture

St. Louis Swap Meet Creates a Riverfront Marketplace

St. Louis Swap Meet will bring a riverfront marketplace to downtown on the third weekend of every month, through October.

ArtsTheaterTwo on the Aisle

Reviews of, Grey Gardens, John & Jen, Orgullo, The Mikado, others, July 21, 2016

Reviews of Grey Gardens, John & Jen, Orgullo, Disney’s The Little Mermaid, Young Frankenstein, The Mikado, Trick and Anotonia, and A Company of Wayward Saints.

ArtsCommunity & Culture

The Whitaker St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase

Chris Grega, the director of “35 Days,” speaks about the Whitaker St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase, along with Cinema St. Louis’s artistic director, Chris Clark.

ArtsCommunity & Culture

CAM Hosts the Final Internet Cat Video Festival

The Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis celebrates cat culture in the third and final Internet Cat Video Festival.

Arts

Meet the Aritsts: Joachim Knill

Joachim Knill is a mixed media installation artist from Hannibal, Missouri. He will presenting his work at the 2017 Saint Louis Art Fair.

Arts

Meet the Artists: Gillian Kemper

Gillian Kemper is an oil monotype printmaker. She will be presenting her work at the 2017 Saint Louis Art Fair.

ArtsTheaterTwo on the Aisle

Reviews of The Music Man and 42nd Street and Heather Matthews interview, July 7, 2016

Reviews of The Music Man and 42nd Street and interview with actor Heather Matthews.

Arts

Shellback Iron Works

David Stavron, owner of Shellback Iron Works, has taken the art of furniture making to a whole new level.

ArtsTheaterTwo on the Aisle

Reviews of Shalimar the Clown, Company, It Shoulda Been You, Alice in Wonderland, others, June 23, 2016

Reviews of Shalimar the Clown, Company, It Shoulda Been You, Inherit the Wind, Five Women Wearing the Same Dress, Wizard of Oz, Mad Max, & Alice in Wonderland.

ArtsFilm

5 films from the 48 Hour Film Project, August 2016

Meet 5 talented young filmmakers who, with their teams, created short films from scratch in 48 hours.

Arts

Meet the Artists: Tony Cray

Tony Cray is a glass artist based near St. Louis. He will be presenting his work at the 2017 Saint Louis Art Fair.

ArtsCommunity & Culture

SLAM Celebrates Folk Art with Self-Taught Genius

The Saint Louis Art Museum will present Self-Taught Genius: Treasures from the American Folk Art Museum from June 19 through September 11, 2016.

ArtsCommunity & Culture

A Midsummer Night’s Dream in Forest Park

Shakespeare Festival St. Louis is staging one of the Bard’s most famous comedies, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” as part of Shakespeare in the Park.

ArtsCommunity & Culture

Poetic artistry studying “Hidden Messages: The Subtlety of Oppression”

The Kranzberg Arts Center Gallery presents “Hidden Messages: The Subtlety of Oppression,” a poetry based exhibit by Darin Wigfall and Emily Timmerman.

ArtsTheaterTwo on the Aisle

Reviews of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Ariadne on Naxos, Macbeth, Pastime, Broken Bone Bathtub, and Atomic, June 9, 2016

Reviews of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Ariadne on Naxos, Verdi’s Macbeth, Circus Flora’s Pastime, Broken Bone Bathtub, and Atomic.

ArtsFilm

Fatal Call

Fatal Call is a suspense/action feature.

ArtsCommunity & Culture

Critical Mass for the Visual Arts Presents “Seed the Change”

Seed the Change was a weekend-long collaborative drawing art project along the St. Louis Riverfront using black sunflower seeds and millet.

ArtsCommunity & Culture

Circus Flora Presents a Home Run of a Show

Circus Flora is celebrating its 30th anniversary with a new baseball themed show that features acrobatics, tightropes, live animals, and much more!

ArtsCommunity & Culture

The Bruno David Gallery Presents its Summer Exhibition

The Bruno David Gallery in Saint Louis presents exhibits by Charles Reay, Daniel Raedeke, and Yvonne Osei. Reay and Osei discuss their work.

ArtsCommunity & Culture

2016 Spring To Dance Festival

Dance St. Louis presents the ninth annual Spring To Dance Festival this Memorial Day weekend, featuring thirty different companies from across the country.

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Reviews of Reviews of Yentl, La Boheme, Tennesse Williams Festival, others, May 26, 2016

Reviews of Yentl, La Boheme, The Two-Character Play, One-Act Plays from the Tennessee Williams Festival, Jersey Boys, Dearly Departed, and Mitzi’s Abortion.

ArtsCommunity & Culture

Craft Alliance Center of Art+Design’s Artists-In-Residence Exhibition

The Craft Alliance Center of Art + Design showcases the works of five talented artists in their 2016 Artists-In-Residence Exhibition!

Arts

2016-2017 Season Preview at the Fabulous Fox Theatre

The Fabulous Fox Theatre invites you to preview next season’s shows! The President of Fox Theatrics, Kristin Caskey, shares insight on each production!

Arts

Out of the Box, Theater for the Very Young at Metro Theater Co.

Metro Theater Company’s new Theater for the Very Young presents “Out of the Box.” Julia Flood, the Artistic Director of Metro, discusses the pilot program.

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Reviews of The Glass Menagerie; The Trip to Bountiful; Kiss Me, Kate; others, May, 12, 2016

Reviews of The Glass Menagerie; The Trip to Bountiful; Kiss Me, Kate; The Addams Family; Bullets Over Broadway; and Laughing Stock.

ArtsCommunity & Culture

Summer exhibitions at CAM brings the world to St. Louis and St. Louis to the world

The Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis’s 2016 Summer exhibitions featuring Mark Bradford, Tate Foley, Lyndon Barrois Jr., and Nanette Boileau.

ArtsCommunity & Culture

Form and Function at Foundry Art Centre

Form and Function is the newest gallery to open at the Foundry Art Centre. The exhibit features works from artists all across the United States.

ArtsCommunity & Culture

Forest Park Forever’s Artist in Residence Program

To help mark its 30th anniversary, Forest Park Forever will invite up to three artists to participate in an artist residency in Forest Park.

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67th Annual Greater St. Louis Book Fair

The Greater St. Louis Book Fair is back to raise more money for area literacy and education programs for the 67th year in a row.

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Reviews of Twisted Melodies, Bosnian/American, Ivanov; The Sound of Music, Trash Macbeth, others, Apr. 28, 2016

Reviews of Twisted Melodies; Bosnian/American; Ivanov; Sound of Music; Trash Macbeth; Importance of Being Earnest; Doublewide, Texas; Cock; and Pajama Game.

ArtsFilm

Comedy Shorts

Five short comedies sending up 80’s action films, millenials, internet dating and film noir.

Arts

Photography Through the Lens of St. Louis

Rarely seen photos paint a vivid portrait of life in early 20th Century St. Louis in an exhibit at the Central Library.

Arts

In the Spotlights: Lion’s Paw Theatre

Come for lunch and stay for a play at Lion’s Paw Theatre. This daytime reader’s theatre is staged with three short vignettes, and seasoned St. Louis actors.

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Continuity St. Louis

Continuity St. Louis trains and mentors students of diverse backgrounds in video production skills, helping them find a passion for storytelling.

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St. Louis band Jake’s Leg Celebrates 40 Years

St. Louis’ own Jake’s Leg has been performing for four decades & hasn’t missed a beat. Fans flock to hear their interpretation of the Grateful Dead & others.

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The Art of Family Wine Making

The story of the art of making wonderful wine by following a lifelong dream. From harvesting, blending & bottling, they made it all a loving family affair.

ArtsDance

New Dance Horizons: Gunshots, Daffodils, Moans & Silence

Legendary Choreographer Robert Moses teams up with Dance St. Louis and The Big Muddy Dance Company for his original work, “Gunshots, Daffodils, Moans & Silence”

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Introduction

A preview of what is coming up on this episode of State of the Arts.

Arts

National Blues Museum Grand Opening in St. Louis, MO

Celebrate the Grand Opening festivities of the National Blues Museum in St. Louis, MO, with an exclusive one-on-one with Blues legend Bobby Rush.

ArtsCommunity & Culture

Life with a Latin Beat

“Life with a Latin Beat” takes the viewer on a photographic tour of Mexico to the South American countries, including Brazil, Chile, Argentina, and Paraguay.

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Reviews of Great Falls, Our Town, Richard III, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Briefs, others, Apr. 14, 2016

Reviews of Great Falls, Bridges of Madison County, Our Town, Richard III, Helvetica, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Briefs, Mr. Burns, & Love and Information.

ArtsCommunity & Culture

Denyce Graves, OTSL’s Artist-in-Training Program

Denyce Graves adjudicated Opera Theatre of Saint Louis and Monsanto’s Artists in Training recital and scholarship competition.

Arts

I Love Jazz featuring the Washington University-St.Louis Jazz Ensemble, April 2016

We honor our late host, Don Wolff with a show on the Jazz program at Washington University – St. Louis – and a story on a new statue honoring Miles Davis.

ArtsCommunity & Culture

Opera Tastings

Opera Theatre of St. Louis presents Opera Tasting! Delicious food and drinks are paired with music to titillate taste buds and delight ears across St. Louis.

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Reviews of Satchel Paige, Old Wicked Songs, and others; interview with Taylor Pietz and Jason Contini, Mar. 31, 2016

Reviews of Satchel Paige and the Kansas City Swing; Old Wicked Songs; Almost, Maine; and Gateway Opera. Interview with Taylor Pietz and Jason Contini.

Arts

Horsehair Pottery

Potter, Sandy Schulz, demonstrates the ancient art of horsehair pottery. This Navajo technique is still used today as a way of honoring horses through art.

ArtsCommunity & Culture

Andréa Stanislav: Convergence Infinité

“Andréa Stanislav: Convergence Infinité” is the 112th installment of the St. Louis Art Museum’s popular Currents series showcasing contemporary art.

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Reviews of Molly’s Hammer, If/Then, American Idiot, others, Mar. 17, 2016

Reviews of Molly’s Hammer, If/Then, American Idiot, The Murder Room, Il Trovatore, The Women, and The Underpants.

Arts

Student Perspective: The Golden Knight Steppers

Student reporter Autumn Todd tells us about a new club who’s members are making their voices, hands and feet heard all over Francis Howell North High School.

ArtsCommunity & Culture

2016 Theater Circle Awards Trailer

See your favorite St. Louis actors and actresses live onstage and unscripted at this year’s Theater Circle Awards!

ArtsCommunity & Culture

Funniest moments from the Theater Circle Awards

Take a look at some of the funniest moments from last years awards in the 2015 Theater Circle Awards Comedy Reel!

ArtsCommunity & Culture

2016 Theater Circle Awards Sizzle Reel

The highly anticipated 2016 St. Louis Theater Circle Awards is right around the corner and the Higher Education Channel (HEC-TV) has your ticket!

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Reviews of Beautiful, Elephant’s Graveyard, Farce of Nature, The Miser, & The Dead, Mar. 3, 2016

Reviews of Beautiful ̶ The Carole King Musical, Elephant’s Graveyard, Farce of Nature, The Miser, and James Joyce’s The Dead.

ArtsCommunity & Culture

Circus Flora celebrates its 30 anniversary with a new director

With their all-new 30th anniversary production, Circus Flora will celebrate St. Louis’ favorite summer activity – baseball!

ArtsCommunity & Culture

The Beauty of Saint Louis

“The Beauty of Saint Louis” takes the viewer on a photographic tour of St. Louis

ArtsCommunity & Culture

An American Tribute to Paris

“An American Tribute to Paris” takes the viewer on a photographic tour of Paris.

ArtsTheaterTwo on the Aisle

Reviews of Disgraced, Eleemosynary, Gidion’s Knot, Educating Rita, and others, Feb. 18, 2016

Reviews of Disgraced, Eleemosynary, Gidion’s Knot, I’ll Be Back Before Midnight, Educating Rita, As You Like It, & And in This Corner…Cassius Clay.

ArtsTheaterTwo on the Aisle

Reviews of Georama, The Weir, Underneath the Lintel, Shining City, and others, Feb. 4, 2016

Reviews of Georama, The Weir, Underneath the Lintel, Shining City, Good People, Giocoso, and Cosi fan tutte.

ArtsTheaterTwo on the Aisle

Reviews of The Lion in Winter, Sunset Baby, Newsies, and others, Jan. 21, 2016

Reviews of The Lion in Winter, Sunset Baby, Newsies, Enchanted April, God of Carnage, and The Other Side.

Arts

Glass: The Art of Sam Stang

Sam Stang’s glass art is known for its symmetry, design and vibrant colors.

ArtsTheater

Muny Archives

We go into the archives at The Muny in Forest Park. Among the hidden treasures: photos of Cary Grant & Ed Sullivan plus records for US military troops overseas.

ArtsTheater

Variety Children’s Theatre

Young people with all levels of abilities get the chance to sing, dance and act in a Broadway style production thanks to Variety Children’s Theatre.

ArtsCommunity & Culture

Saint Louis Art Museum: A Decade of Collecting

The Saint Louis Art Museum presents “A Decade of Collecting Prints, Drawings, and Photographs.”

Arts

International Countertenor Terry Barber – A Man of Many Voices

International Countertenor Terry Barber shares his amazing vocal range, previews his new CD release, “December Presence” & music video, “Habanera” from Carmen.

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“Holiday Pops Spectacular” presented by St. Louis Philharmonic Orchestra

The “Holiday Pops Spectacular,” performed by the St. Louis Philharmonic Orchestra, is a festive concert of orchestral favorites.

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“A Gift to the City,” presented by the Webster University Department of Music

“A Gift to the City,” presented by the Webster University Department of Music, is a musical kaleidoscope of holiday selections.

Arts

Show Open and Laumeier Park Expansion

Laumeier Park expansion sparks new space and new ideas.

ArtsTheater

Peter and the Starcatcher

“Peter and the Starcatcher,” a prequel to “Peter Pan” has become a mega hit on Broadway, and the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis.

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Antique Appraisers

Tag along as professional auctioneers place a value on “treasures” brought in for appraisal

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RAW Artists Collective

Raw is an art organization that features independent artists working in film, fashion, music, visual art, performing art, hairstylists, makeup artists and more.

ArtsCommunity & Culture

Clowns on Call brings healing for the holiday

Clowns on Call brings laughter, healing, cheer, and the wonders of circus to hospitalized children and their families.

ArtsFashion

Fink: Fashion + Ink

Artist Kristen Kempton creates one of a kind wearable art pieces by hand printing fabrics using silk screens made from her original drawings.

ArtsCommunity & Culture

Contemporary Art Museum Spring 2016 Opening

St. Louis Contemporary Art Museum opens their Winter/Spring 2016 exhibitions featuring Lisa Yuskavage, Arcangelo Sassolino, and more.

Arts

Comedienne Phyllis Shulman

Stand up comedienne Phyllis Shulman discovers that her comedy career is flourishing after her kids are grown & on their own.