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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ArtsFilm

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.

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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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ArtsHappening Now

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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ArtsHappening Now

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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ArtsHappening Now

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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ArtsHappening Now

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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ArtsHappening Now

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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ArtsTheater

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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ArtsHappening Now

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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ArtsDanceHappening Now

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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ArtsHappening Now

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.

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ArtsFilm

Smoke City

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

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ArtsHappening Now

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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ArtsScience & TechnologyTheater

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 […]

ArtsTheaterTwo on the Aisle

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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ArtsTheaterTwo on the Aisle

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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ArtsHappening Now

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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ArtsTheater

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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ArtsHappening Now

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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ArtsHappening Now

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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Arts

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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ArtsFashion

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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ArtsFilm

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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ArtsHappening Now

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 […]

ArtsDance

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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A Conversation WithArch GrantsArtsBusinessCommunity

Meet The Woman Bringing Startups To St. Louis, 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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ArtsTheaterTwo on the Aisle

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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ArtsTheaterTwo on the Aisle

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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ArtsTheaterTwo on the Aisle

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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Arch GrantsArtsBusinessFashion

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.

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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.

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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 […]

ArtsTheaterTwo on the Aisle

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.

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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).

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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.

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Things to do in St. Louis

  • 1. Poetics of the Everyday: Amateur Photography, 1890–1970. Read More
  • 2. Watercolor International at the St. Louis Artists’ Guild. Read More
  • 3. Striking Power: Iconoclasm in Ancient Egypt. Read More
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