Look-Listen May 2012

Jazz at the Bistro Announces 2012–2013 Season

Today, Jazz St. Louis announced its upcoming Jazz at the Bistro series, with a schedule that includes both well-known and emerging artists. The season kicks off the weekend of Sept 19 with performa... more »

May 30, 2012 2:52 PM Arts

Slideshow: Belleville’s Skyview Drive-In

You have to feel warm and nostalgic—and maybe a little frightened—about the last remaining exemplar of a species. Belleville’s Skyview Drive-In, the sole operating drive-in cinema in the entire met... more »

May 30, 2012 9:42 AM Arts

St. Louis For Sale

For those wanting to offer a gift with a civic touch, there’s no lack of opportunity to score locally themed merchandise. In the olden days, you might’ve had to luck into an item of curiosity, or q... more »

May 28, 2012 10:45 AM Arts

A Midcentury Modern Architecture Tour, Courtesy of the Sheldon Art Galleries

The love of modern architecture, and the desire to preserve it, is kind of a recent thing here in St. Louis. Which is odd, considering this city produced Charles Eames, and that its most iconic lan... more »

May 24, 2012 11:34 AM Arts

What to Do This Week: Thursday May 24-Monday May 28

Thursday, May 24 Spring to Dance Festival 2012 Dance St. Louis brings in 30 superlative Midwest dance troupes for this Memorial Day weekend dance fest. Each night, 10 different troupes perf... more »

May 22, 2012 11:30 AM Arts

Embracing the City at GROUPHUG St. Louis

What’s your favorite landmark in St. Louis? Are you thinking of one? When you are, follow these instructions: 1. Drive/bike/walk there. 2. Have someone take your photo while you hug (yes, hug... more »

May 18, 2012 2:13 PM Arts

"New Music, New Works," Comes to CAMSTL as Part of Great Rivers Biennial

If you missed last week's New Music Circle season finale at the William Kerr Center, you have another chance to hear local new music composers this Saturday when the Contemporary Art Museum-St. ... more »

May 17, 2012 10:57 AM Arts

Pilobolus, Chicago Human Rhythm Project, Ballet Memphis And More Than 20 Other Local and National Companies Set to Perform for Dance St. Louis' "Spring to Dance" Festival

St. Louis' Common Thread Dance Company at National Dance Week Memorial Day Weekend is usually associated with backyard grilling, or highly competitive games of swimming pool basketball. Here’s... more »

May 16, 2012 8:52 AM Arts

SLSO's David Robertson Succeeds Vladimir Ashkenazy as Conductor of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra

As reported in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch , the New York Times , and The Australian , SLSO 's David Roberts has indeed accepted a position as artistic director and chief conductor of the Sydne... more »

May 15, 2012 8:24 AM Arts

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