Joelle Schoenherr


Cylla Von Tiedman, 2013

In 1939, a musical fantasy film was released. The movie is so iconic that with one name—Judy Garland—most can guess the movie’s title.  If that’s not enough, let’s just say it’s a story about a you... Read more



Brandon Hudson

When Brandon Hudson moved to St. Louis five years ago to study at Lindenwood University, he dreamed of dancing his way to L.A., but somewhere along the line, the young dancer discovered a passion f... Read more


This weekend, the Caffeine Crawl returns to St. Louis for the third year, to the delight of every coffee-connoisseur and average Joe who enjoys his daily cup of joe. The two-day event offers craw... Read more


Editor’s Note: The name of the patient has been changed to protect her privacy. In 2008, a 15-year-old girl named Mary was at the doctor with her mother, sitting on the crinkly-papered table an... Read more


This Sunday at Dressel’s Public House (419 N. Euclid), the St. Louis Poetry Center will host a benefit reading from 4 to 7 p.m. The evening will celebrate the centennial of poet Dylan Thomas with w... Read more



Stuart Ward and Dani de Waal © Joan Marcus

What do you get when you turn an Academy Award-winning film about dream chasing, discovering love, and the power of music to connect strangers into a Broadway musical? In the case of Once , appare... Read more


In 1990, Ghost stole audience’s hearts with its suspenseful plot, heart-breaking love story, supernatural elements, and tremendously talented cast. Twenty-one years later, the movie has inspired ... Read more

Picking a day-care center for your child can be critical. Based on recommendations, minus the chains, here's a partial listing of what the area has to offer. Read more


This year will mark the sixth Taste of Edwardsville , which will take place on March 29, from 7 to 11 p.m. at the N.O. Nelson Leclaire Room and the RE/MAX Integrity party tent (622 Troy Rd., Edwar... Read more


Over the past two weekends,  Aim2Keap and Enamel Art Space  opened the doors for “Stone Love,” a small but impressive exhibit by Brooklyn-based artist Kenji Hirata, originally from Nagasaki, Japa... Read more

Visual Arts


Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson, pirating it up. Photograph by Joan Marcus.

The award-winning Broadway play, Peter and the Starcatcher , first opened in 2009 and rapidly gained a name for itself as a brilliantly written, highly entertaining show for all ages. Though the p... Read more


Our roundup of stuff to do this week includes a passel of excellent art exhibits, plus a kickoff concert for a jazz series at the Scott Joplin House featuring a rare visit from NYC-based musician Hami... Read more



Photo credits: (l to r) Adam Zelasko, Hayden Milanes, Quinn VanAntwerp and Nicolas Dromard. Photo: Joan Marcus

In 1990, a wildly popular ’60s and ’70s band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The four-man band had five No. 1 singles from 1962 to 1975, despite the overwhelming popularity of the... Read more



Photography photography courtesy of Heather and Aaron Hawes

On House Hunters, what the viewers see doesn’t exactly match what happened—as these buyers found out. Read more



Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

After seven years, Moris Fashions , recently renamed Moris Men's Shop, closed its doors yesterday. In November 2005, Brian Smith and Michael Pagel dreamed of opening a men’s clothing store that... Read more


By Joelle Schoenherr If you and your loved one are looking for a special way to spend this Valentine’s Day, we’ve put together a list of artsy, cultural events throughout the city. Read more



Gabrielle Mirabella, Georgia Kate Haege, and Carly Sakolove in

The smash hit musical Mamma Mia  tells the tale of Sophie (Chelsea Williams), a young woman on the eve of her wedding, who has cooked up a plot to discover the identity of her father, unbeknownst ... Read more


The doors of Clayton’s Alixandra Collections (9814 Clayton, 314-997-2360, ) will be closing “sometime in March—probably later in March,” according to Gale Theis, manager of the St. Lo... Read more


Comedian Greg Warren, a native of St. Louis, is home for a weekend of performances at the Funny Bone (614 Westport Plaza, 314-469-6692,, with six more performances thr... Read more


If you or your families are looking for a way to shake those winter blues this weekend, The Loop Snow Ball on Friday, January 17 and Ice Carnival on Saturday, January 18 are the places to be. The S... Read more