Friday, May 7, 2021

Performance groups may reserve Bluebird Park amphitheater for free events by Mary Shapiro Special To The Post-Dispatch

Ellisville is waiving its rental fee to allow groups to hold free concerts at its newly renovated amphitheater stage.

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Tower Grove Park will unearth a stream that's run underground for more than 100 years by Valerie Schremp Hahn St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The stream will incorporate plantings and landscaping that acknowledge the Osage tribe, which inhabited the land long before it became a Victorian walking park.

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Peter Raven, 84, finds time to recount decades as head of Missouri Botanical Garden by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

In his autobiography, "Driven by Nature," former MoBot director Peter Raven recounts a history of developments, donors and doers.

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Thursday, May 6, 2021

St. Louis scavenger hunt book sends readers in search of hidden treasures by Valerie Schremp Hahn St. Louis Post-Dispatch

“STL Scavenger: The Ultimate Search for St. Louis’s Hidden Treasures,” by local tour guide Dea Hoover, also gives readers a chance to win a cash prize.

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Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Alanis Morissette gets animated after Broadway opening of 'Jagged Little Pill' by Bruce R. Miller Sioux City Journal

What has the last year been like for Alanis Morissette? “Abject trauma. ... But there are so many silver linings.”

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Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Broadway stars will bring their Disney princesses to Fox Theatre in December by Valerie Schremp Hahn St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Disney princesses and the stars who brought them to life on Broadway are coming to the Fox Theatre with "Disney Princess — The Concert."

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Pod seating on sale now for St. Louis Shakespeare Festival's 'King Lear' in Forest Park by From Staff Reports

Reservations will be required to attend St. Louis Shakespeare Festival's limited-capacity performances of "King Lear" in Forest Park.

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American Ballet Theatre will bring performances to Forest Park — for free by Daniel Neman St. Louis Post-Dispatch

One of America's premier dance companies will perform July 14 at Shakespeare Glen in Forest Park.

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Friday, April 30, 2021

Strange things await when Oddities & Curiosities Expo visits our own weird city by Valerie Schremp Hahn St. Louis Post-Dispatch

To honor the traveling expo, which comes to America's Center, we highlight a ton of St. Louis' own odd and curious places.

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Wednesday, April 28, 2021

SATE presents live, virtual performances for fifth annual Aphra Behn Festival by Calvin Wilson | Post-Dispatch Theater Critic

The festival, which kicks off the “Season of the Do-Over,” is named for a 17th-century English playwright who became a role model for later generations of female authors.

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Saturday, April 24, 2021

Pride Care-A-Van returns to St. Louis for second year on June 6 by Valerie Schremp Hahn St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The Tower Grove Pride festival was postponed until September, and PrideFest downtown was postponed until 2022.

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Friday, April 23, 2021

Leverage Dance Theater presses play on ‘Pause’ production by Calvin Wilson | Post-Dispatch Theater Critic

Recorded and live dance performance combine with visual art in socially distanced Cherokee Street event.

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Kwofe Coleman will succeed Dennis Reagan as Muny president and CEO by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Coleman has been managing director since 2018. A longtime Muny employee, he brings a thorough familiarity with the organization to his new position.

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On TikTok, they don't stop: Meet 6 St. Louis stars by Benjamin Simon Special To The Post-Dispatch

St. Louis isn’t a hub for TikTok — not like LA or NYC, at least. But there are still TikTok creators — some with millions of followers — tucked away, here, in St. Louis.

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Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Circus Flora returns for weekend variety show in June, full season in October by Valerie Schremp Hahn St. Louis Post-Dispatch

“The St. Lou Revue” will take place June 4-6. The local circus has gone dark for more than a year.

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Saturday, April 17, 2021

Grant's Farm to reopen in May with small group experiences by Valerie Schremp Hahn St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The "Deer Park Adventure" experience is for groups of up to ten people. Reservations are available now and tours start May 1.

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Former Muny performer to stage fundraiser for NYC dancers by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Melissa Gerstein is co-founder of iHeartDance NYC.

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Thursday, April 15, 2021

It's dinosaur season! Creatures growl and spit at St. Louis Zoo, Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre by Valerie Schremp Hahn | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Dinoroarus" takes over the zoo's former Children's Zoo space, and "Jurassic Quest Drive Thru" visits amphitheatre parking lot.

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Story of origami unfolds with giant metal sculptures at Missouri Botanical Garden by Valerie Schremp Hahn | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Origami in the Garden" features 18 large-scale installations, with "Master Peace," a tower of 500 cranes, situated in the main pool in front of the Climatron.

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COCA opens new theater with performances by EVIDENCE dance company by Micah Barnes | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The shows April 16-18 highlight the African American experience through dance, showcasing an artistic perspective of “struggles, tragedies and triumphs."

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Treasures from little-known, ancient civilization come to St. Louis Art Museum by Jane Henderson | Post-Dispatch

With more than 330 items spanning over 2,000 years, "Nubia: Treasures of Ancient Africa" will introduce visitors to a great empire they've never heard of.

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Friday, April 9, 2021

Tivoli Theatre sold to a church by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

One Family Church, which has held Sunday services in the Tivoli for a decade, is purchasing the theater. It will continue to show films.

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Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Terry Suhre, champion for local artists, retires from Gallery 210 at UMSL by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Of the many shows he curated over the last quarter century, Suhre pointed to “Taking It To the Streets” from 2017 as particularly noteworthy.

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Sunday, April 4, 2021

McClellan: A life in three acts — teacher, children’s theater director and grandma by Bill McClellan St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Four kids, a house full of high-schoolers, a teaching job and a marriage might have been enough for most people. But Nancy Harvey also founded Art for Children’s Theater.

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Thursday, April 1, 2021

St. Louis Symphony Orchestra extends Denève’s contract to 2026 by Eric Meyer Special To The Post-Dispatch

As SLSO’s 13th music director, Denève has attracted top artists, including his appointment of 10 musicians to the orchestra and the selection of Stephanie Childress as assistant conducto…

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Historic Sappington log home one step closer to moving to Crestwood by Valerie Schremp Hahn St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Aldermen approved a letter of intent to accept the donation of the home, but it has until May 25 to research the decision.

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Bach Society of St. Louis celebrates 80 years with free, all-virtual Bach Festival by Eric Meyer | Special To The Post-Dispatch

The festival features new collaborations, educational opportunities and a variety of musical performances — nine events in all.

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Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Future of Sappington log home uncertain: Will it go to private buyer or public museum in Crestwood? by Valerie Schremp Hahn St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The owner of the cabin, built by Joseph Sappington in 1816, says it's giving the city of Crestwood until Wednesday to come to a decision.

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Saturday, March 27, 2021

Touring Broadway shows will return to Fox Theatre in November by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Shows include "Pretty Woman," "Mean Girls," "The Prom" and "Hamilton."

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2019-2020 BROADWAY SEASON
Oct 06, 2019: Slave Play
Oct 17, 2019: The Sound Inside - Studio 54
Feb 01, 2020: The Minutes
Mar 12, 2020: BROADWAY SHUTDOWN
Mar 31, 2020: Diana - Longacre Theatre
Apr 19, 2020: Sing Street - Lyceum Theatre
Sep 14, 2021: BROADWAY REOPENS
Dec 16, 2021: Diana - Longacre Theatre