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.
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.
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.
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,
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.”
Pikazo turns photos into compelling art by combining any two ordinary images into new and extraordinary works of art.
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
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.
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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.
Specdrum is a free education program that teaches lessons in teamwork, leadership, communication and cultural understanding through drumming.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
“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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
#nofilter at Art Saint Louis
Art Saint Louis’ newest exhibit #nofilter features 49 works by 41 St. Louis area artists.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Laumeier reflects on 40 years
Laumeier Sculpture Park presents an exhibition in celebration and commemoration of its 40th Anniversary year.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Webster University Freshman Vocal Performance Major Olivia Bosaw is spotlighted.
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.”
Letter to Memphis
Meet Letter to Memphis.
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.
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.