Arts

Choreographer Jennifer Archibald Shares Her Unique Approach to Connecting with Audiences

Jennifer Archibald, internationally renowned & award winning choreographer shares her unique approach to connecting the audience interactively with the dancers.

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A Craft Talk with Stephen Sondheim

Iconic musical theater composer & recipient of the St. Louis Literary Award, Stephen Sondheim joins Nancy Bell for Craft Talk at SLU Xavier Hall.

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A&E ‘Keeps Art Happening’ with St. Louis Arts Awards

Monday evening was an evening of artful celebration in St. Louis through the Arts and Education Council’s (A&E) Arts Awards.

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Science, fine art collide at CAM

“Relative Points” by Christine Corday and “Fiction Archive Project” by Guan Xiao explores the relative concept of a center in a center-less universe.

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Finding common ground at the International Photography Hall of Fame

Finding Common Ground, the newest exhibit at the International Photography Hall of Fame, showcases the works of Oraien Catledge and Jay Stock.

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Intricacy, intimacy on view at Art Saint Louis

Attention to detail exhibit is happening now at the Art St. Louis gallery in downtown St. Louis. The exhibition is comprised of 50 works by 50 different artists

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Choreographer Nejla Y. Yatkin Shares her Artistic Approach to Choreography

Internationally acclaimed choreographer Nejla Yatkin shares her artistic approach of fusing imagery and movement to evoke the human spirit through choreography.

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ArtsHappening Now

The 2019 Ann Metzger Memorial National Biennial Exhibition at STLAG

The St. Louis Artists’ Guild’s Ann Metzger Memorial National Biennial Exhibition features over 80 works by artists from across the United States.

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ArtsDanceHappening Now

Donate food, enjoy the best dance STL has to offer

Dance for Food 2019 is an event where food donations can get members of the community admission to a show featuring some of St. Louis’ finest dance companies.

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ArtsCommunityCultureEducation

Shakespeare Festival St. Louis announces major, new changes in 2019

Under Tom Ridgely’s second year tenure as Executive Producer of Shakespeare Festival St. Louis, the Festival has announced exciting changes and productions for 2019.

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Interview with Kathryn Bentley and reviews of Alabama Story, Canfield Drive, others: Jan. 17, 2019

Interview with Kathryn Bentley, director of “The Workers’ Opera,” presented by Bread & Roses Missouri Worker Theatre Company at the Missouri History Museum. Reviews of: 1. CANFIELD DRIVE, by Kristen Adele Calhoun & Michael Thomas Walker, at The Black Rep 2. ALABAMA STORY, by Kenneth Jones, at the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis 3. I’LL […]

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Washington University’s Professor of Dance Cecil Slaughter Discusses his Approach to Choreographing a New Piece

Choreographer/Washington University Professor, Cecil Slaughter shares his creative process from original conception through the rehearsal to the stage.

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ArtsEducation

Springboard to Learning provides meaningful, memorable learning experiences

Springboard to Learning developed meaningful, learning experiences that support school curriculum while igniting a passion for learning in a different style.

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ArtsHappening Now

Craft Alliance Examines Modern Portraiture

A look at “Current Profile,” the latest exhibit at Craft Alliance Center of Art + Design in the Delmar Loop, and a conversation with artist, Katie Anderson.

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ArtsMusic

Treffpunkt: Saving Live Music on Cherokee Street

The Cherokee Street district is known for its artsy feel. So what happens when the two main live music venues close? A church is repurposed in their place.

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ArtsDance

MADCO Choreographer Gina Patterson Discusses the Relationship Between Dancers and Choreographers

Award winning choreographer Gina Patterson discusses her relationship with the dancers and how trust allows one to go deeper into the art and emotions.

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Flip, Fly and Fling with Circus Harmony

Circus Harmony is a social circus that uses circus arts to motivate social change and teach important life skills like focus, persistence and teamwork.

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ArtsEducation

Inspire your heart with art

Everyone seems to love something about the arts. Whether it’s dabbling with clay, singing in a choir, or listening to a free park concert, there is something for the creative soul that resides in all of us. But did you know that the arts, in all their varied forms, have some serious brain benefits as well?

Arts

Arts In Transit: Where Public Art and Public Transportation Merge

Metro Transit in St. Louis is continuing its tradition of seeking out local art to adorn bus and train stops. An annual contest is producing work that fits.

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ArtsMusic

Kennedy Holmes, The Voice finalist, to perform at St. Louis Arts Awards

Kennedy Holmes, finalist of season 15 on NBC’s The Voice, has been added to the entertainment line-up at the Arts and Education Council’s St. Louis Arts Awards Jan. 21.

ArtsTheater

Interview with Steven Woolf and Reviews of Anastasia and It’s a Wonderful Life: Jan. 3, 2019

Interview with Steven Woolf (Augustin Family Artistic Director, Repertory Theatre of St. Louis) and reviews of Anastasia and It’s a Wonderful Life.

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HEC Media 2018 Highlights

By Amanda Honigfort, Special Programs and Projects Producer But 2019 isn’t here quite yet, so let us take a minute to look back at the past year. It’s been a year of more than 300 quality segments covering everything from the start of Fablist Stories, the construction of City Foundry, Sunken Cities at the Art […]

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St. Louis Civic Orchestra Annual Holiday Concert

The St. Louis Civic Orchestra performs a variety of holiday favorites with special guests Vocal Spectrum and the Parkway Southwest Middle School Choir.

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The 442s Holiday Spectacular

This holiday spectacular features traditional and original holiday favorites.

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ArtsTheater

Stray Dog Theater Counter-Programs Christmas with “The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told”

“The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told” is the Stray Dog Theater’s latest effort in a tradition of turning holiday programming on its ear.

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ArtsBusinessFashion

A New Wave of St. Louis Designers Make Work-Life Balance More Attainable

St. Louis designers are creating products that make work-life balance more attainable while being fashion-forward.

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ArtsTheater

In the Works with Shakespeare Festival St. Louis

The expansion of Shakespeare Festival St. Louis is “In the Works,” with its’ first plays by American writers who take their inspiration from Shakespeare.

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Reviews of Perfect Arrangement, The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told, Wonderland, others: Dec. 20, 2018

Perfect Arrangement, The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told, Facing, Doomsday Faust, Wonderland: Alice’s Rock & Roll Adventure, Les Misérables, The Christmas Skates

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ArtsHappening Now

Backstage Secrets of The Fabulous Fox Theatre

Have you heard the expression “if the walls could talk?” Well at the Fabulous Fox Theatre they may not talk, but they certainly do tell stories…

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Kranzberg Arts Foundation Developing New Literary Arts Venue in Grand Center

The High Low will combine a literary center, library, gallery, and collaborative work space with a community café on Washington Avenue.

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SLAM Examines 800 Years of Cultural Exchange with Southwestern Native Textiles

The Saint Louis Art Museum features a gift of southwestern native textiles by local collectors, Elissa and Paul Cahn.

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Saint Louis Art Museum makes $2.75 million Caspar David Friedrich purchase

The Saint Louis Art Museum recently acquired “Sunburst in the Riesengebirge,” a landscape painting by the German Romantic painter Caspar David Friedrich. The museum purchased the painting Dec. 12 at auction at Sotheby’s in London for a total price of $2.75 million

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Bryan Robertson’s Body Politic at The U City Public Library Gallery

Visual Artist Bryan Robertson returns to his hometown with a new collection of thought-provoking work on display at the University City Public Library Gallery.

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Filmmaker Features Unique St. Louis School for Refugees

Filmmaker Lori Miller followed refugees students at a unique transition school in St. Louis public schools. HEC talks with her about her inspiring new movie.

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An Evening With Stephen Sondheim

Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim was the recipient of the 2018 St. Louis Literary Award from Saint Louis University.

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Reviews of A Christmas Story, An Act of God, Tribes, The Crucible, others: Dec. 6, 2018

A Christmas Story, An Act of God, Tribes, The Crucible, Holiday Stop-Motiion TV Extravaganza Parody, Three Sisters, Celebrating the Power of Dreams, Kentucky

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MADE Makerspace Opens in St. Louis with Help From Silicon Valley Giant Jim McKelvey

The MADE Makerspace has opened in St.Louis, with help from a Silicon Valley’s star, Jim McKelvey. Expensive machines are used communally for business and fun.

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Looking Back on a Successful 2018

Thanks For A Wonderful 2018 – It’s Going To Be Quite a 2019!

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Harmonica Harmony with Gateway Harmonica Club

This harmonica band’s mission is to entertain with music that brings back memories, with old standards from the 20s, 30s, and 40s.

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Schankman’s St. Louis: Local Sculptor Remembers George H.W. Bush

St. Louis sculptor Don Wiegand reminisces about creating a work of art for the George and Barbara Bush that involved making a model of their hands in plaster.

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