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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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Missouri Botanical Garden lights up at night during summer, fall

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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ArtsFilm

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.

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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

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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.

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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

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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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Things to do in St. Louis

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