Sunday, November 20, 2022

Where did the 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair buildings go? by Jim Winnerman Special To The Post-Dispatch

While most buildings were destroyed, several were moved elsewhere in the St. Louis area. Others were dismantled and transported out of state and remain in use.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 05:42AM

St. Louis’ Arts and Education Council names 2023 honorees by Joe Holleman St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The gala, which also will celebrate the council’s 60th anniversary, is set for Jan. 30 at the Chase Park Plaza. Ron Himes will emcee the event.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 05:42AM
Friday, November 18, 2022

Best Bets: Muscadine Bloodline, Mike Epps, Gucci Mane, Michael Rapaport and more by From Staff Reports

Here are a few of our staff picks for things to do Nov. 18-24.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 08:42AM
Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Helping the hellbenders: St. Louis experts work to breed struggling species by Valerie Schremp Hahn St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Eastern and Ozark hellbenders spent 160 million years mostly hiding in rivers and streams. But in just a few decades, they’re now quickly disappearing.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 06:42AM
Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Muny announces 2023 lineup: 'Beautiful,' 'Rent' among debuts by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The seven-show lineup also includes Disney's “Beauty and the Beast,” “Chess,” “Little Shop of Horrors” and “Sister Act.”

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 08:48AM
Friday, November 11, 2022

$1 million gift to pay for outdoor artwork at Griot Museum of Black History by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

A $1 million art project by internationally known architect David Adjaye will grace the Griot Museum of Black History in north St. Louis next year.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 07:12AM
Wednesday, November 2, 2022
Friday, October 28, 2022

Actor, a McCluer North grad, is cool with 'Frozen' roles by Calvin Wilson | Post-Dispatch Theater Critic

Daniel Switzer is the understudy for Olaf and Weselton.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 09:49PM
Thursday, October 27, 2022

Monet joined by armor, Native art and hip hop in SLAM's exhibitions for 2023 by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The St. Louis Art Museum's ticketed shows will go far and wide in 2023, showing off not just European paintings but also ancient armor, modern Native art and hip hop-influenced creations fro…

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 12:55PM
Friday, October 21, 2022
Wednesday, October 19, 2022

Art museum exhibit shows how Indian chintz changed the world by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

An example of 'globalization' before the term was even used, hand-made Indian textiles have traveled the world for several millennia.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 08:37AM
Thursday, October 6, 2022

Q&A: Anaïs Mitchell couldn't imagine success of 'Hadestown' then or now by Daniel Durchholz Special To The Post-Dispatch

When Anaïs Mitchell believes in a project, she sticks with it. At least that was the case with “Hadestown,” whose long road to Broadway and beyond began in 2006 with a couple of communi…

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 09:25AM

Mane attraction: Lion heads from Palladium club up for auction by Joe Holleman St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Two lion heads saved from now-demolished Palladium nightclub in midtown St. Louis will be auctioned off to raise money for Landmarks Association.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 09:25AM

'Hadestown,' coming to the Fox, puts sizzling spin on myth and features 3 St. Louisans by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Inspired by Greek mythology and boasting a folk-inflected score with a hint of jazz, the show not only won eight Tony Awards, including one for best musical, but also has attracted the kind …

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 09:25AM
Thursday, September 29, 2022

With brushes or spray guns, Katharina Grosse exhibition in St. Louis shows growth in career by Jane Henderson | Post-Dispatch Book Editor

Identifying a Katharina Grosse painting by her signature would be tough. She signs paintings on the back.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 03:55PM

When an alley is art: Walls off Washington celebrates murals in St. Louis by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

New murals in Grand Center make a parking lot, an alley, even a garage door, an art destination.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 03:55PM
Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Contemporary Art Museum announces new deputy director by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis has appointed a deputy director to lead the financial administration of the museum in addition to working with hiring, business planning and visitor experie…

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 11:13AM
Saturday, September 24, 2022

Best Bets: Taste of St. Louis, Hispanic Festival, Tower Grove Pride, Oktoberfest and more by From Staff Reports

Here are a few of our staff picks for things to do Sept. 23-29.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 07:55AM

'Bee Play' addresses climate change by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

New Jewish Theatre presents world premiere.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 07:55AM
Friday, September 23, 2022

The Go! List: 41 things we love about St. Louis right now by Go! Magazine

There’s a lot to love in St. Louis, but here are a few dozen people, places and things we’re celebrating right now.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 06:49AM
Thursday, September 22, 2022

OTSL names new class for program that aims to boost diversity in arts leadership by Daniel Durchholz Special To The Post-Dispatch

Clayco Future Leaders Fellowship is designed to cultivate future leaders in arts administration who come from historically underrepresented backgrounds.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 07:43AM

NY hotel assumes Black St. Louis artist is homeless intruder, complaint says by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

A pricey New York hotel tried to eject a St. Louis artist because of racial bias, a complaint filed this week says.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 07:43AM
Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Works by sculptor, poet, novelist Barbara Chase-Riboud debut in St. Louis by Aisha Sultan | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Exhibition at Pulitzer Arts Foundation includes 40 major sculptures and 20 drawings spanning six decades.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 04:37AM
Tuesday, September 20, 2022

He was convicted in a bomb plot. Now he’s earning praise on St. Louis stages. by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Olajuwon Davis thought he had found his purpose in life — as an artist and as an activist. But in 2014, that road took a detour.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 04:19AM
Friday, September 16, 2022

SLSO music director looks forward to 'a sea of people' at free Art Hill concert by Daniel Durchholz Special To The Post-Dispatch

Stéphane Denève spent the summer moving his family to St. Louis and conducting the National Symphony Orchestra in a gala for composer John Williams.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 05:43PM

Best Bets: Forest Park Balloon Race, Post Malone, the National, Pearl Jam and more by From Staff Reports

Here are a few of our staff picks for things to do Sept. 16-22.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 05:43PM

Made in St. Louis: 31art gallery owner paints whatever strikes his fancy by Pat Eby Special To The Post-Dispatch

Although Minnick’s business is all about boundaries, his art crosses boundaries.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 05:43PM

Frank Lloyd Wright homes have fix-it lists, too. Here’s how St. Louis caretakers tackle them. by Valerie Schremp Hahn St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The Pappas house in Town and Country and the Kraus home in Kirkwood, the St. Louis area's only Wright-designed homes, are in very different stages of preservation.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 05:43PM
Thursday, September 15, 2022

St. Louis architect being lauded for years of preservation work by Joe Holleman St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Landmarks Association of St. Louis will raise the roof Oct. 15 to honor architect Doris A. Danna, who will receive the H. Meade Summer Jr. Award on Oct. 15.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 07:55PM

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