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Brewer Sings Wagner: World-Class Soprano in Hometown Gig

Christine Brewer didn’t start out knowing she would become one of the planet’s most beloved operatic sopranos. She began her career as a teacher. But her big voice had other plans, and her big career has taken her all over the globe... more »

Mar 5, 2015 7:41 AM Arts

Jenna Bauer, Process Drawing, 2014. Courtesy of the artist

Talking to Artist Jenna Bauer about New York, St. Louis, and Her New Show at 10th Street Gallery

Jenna Bauer is back in St. Louis after spending several years in New York. "WORK: 1999-2015" is a great way to see the work she made there—and get reacquainted with the work she made here. more »

Mar 4, 2015 3:58 PM Visual Arts

Finding St. Louis' Famous Flounder Houses

Let’s first get something straight: the flounder house style in St. Louis did not originate out of an attempt to trick the tax man into thinking a house was incomplete, therefore lowering a homeowner’s bill. more »

Mar 4, 2015 8:40 AM History 1 Comments

Courtesy of Webster University

Come Hear Legendary Cuban Theater Artists Lecture at Webster (and Eat Some Cuban Food, Too)

Flora Lauten and Raquel Carrio, Cuba’s most esteemed theater duo, are bringing their knowledge of directing and playwriting to St. Louis. more »

Mar 2, 2015 10:25 AM Theater

SXSCity: A Weekend of Local Motion

Off Broadway hosts a miniature version of SXSW this weekend, with a roster of top-notch St. Louis bands. more »

Mar 2, 2015 9:07 AM Music

The cast of "Kinky Boots," which comes to the Fox in March. Photograph by Matthew Murphy

The Top 10 Things to Do This March in St. Louis

This month, celebrate St. Paddy’s Day with parades in downtown and Dogtown, see Elvis Costello perform at The Pageant, and rock out with Fleetwood Mac. more »

Feb 26, 2015 11:39 AM , Arts

Courtesy of FELD Entertainment and Disney on Ice

The Top 5 Things to Do in St. Louis This Weekend: February 27–March 1

This weekend, sing along to the tunes of Million Dollar Quartet and Led Zeppelin, find ideas at the Home & Garden Show, and more. more »

Feb 26, 2015 10:39 AM , Arts

Focus: Will Smith Is Back and in for the Long Con

If Glenn Ficarra and John Requa’s slick new thriller Focus achieves nothing else, it gives Smith’s sexy, charming, and slightly dangerous side the space to truly shine. more »

Feb 26, 2015 9:51 AM Movie Reviews


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