Melissa Meinzer

We caught up with Barsky ahead of his travels to get the scoop on his process, his fame, and his favorites (spoiler alert: he doesn’t have them). more



Photo by Mark Loehrer, courtesy of the St. Louis Speaks Facebook Page

“My interview style was really honed in my years as a taxi driver,” Lee says. “I would pick people up and get their life stories.” more


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Photo by Alnert Sanchez

Cho will be at Helium for two shows this weekend; we chatted with her about giving up the wild life, the current state of politics, and her favorite comics working right now. more

Performing Arts

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Courtesy of Trapeze STL

Who doesn't want to learn how to fly? Starting this Saturday, you'll get your chance. more



Photo courtesy of the Mattress Factory

The Mattress Factory in Pittsburgh is unlike any other place on Earth. And filmmaker David Bernabo captured its magic. more

Visual Arts


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The “Unfair Fair: Prejudice on the Pike” aims to remind people of the unsavory history that played out here in 1904. more

Fairs and Festivals

The packed event features stalwarts like ballet, tap, jazz and modern dance, as well as contemporary, Chinese folk, hip-hop, Middle Eastern, African fusion and more. more

Performing Arts

She'll launch the book next Tuesday night at Left Bank. more



Photo by Joe Angeles/Washington University in St. Louis.

The university is dedicating a half day of events in remembrance of the acclaimed writer and critic. more


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Courtesy of May's Place

Spending the afternoon at a craft show is great fun—but what if was more of a party? Having a show at night sure helps, and having it in a bar does, too. more


Lot 49, now in its third year, is a great way to collect local artworks—and support The Luminary while you're at it. more

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They’ve shared stages with Sting, the B-52’s, Bonnie Raitt and the Neville Brothers, among plenty more. more


Emily Hall on "The Belles," "Children of Blood and Bone," and "The Chaos of Standing Still" more


This all-woman performance showcase raises money for Solid Lines Productions, a nonprofit theater company that tackles important topics of the day. more

Performing Arts


Courtesy of Paul Artspace

If you're a local artist, Paul wants to send you to Stuttgart, Germany this summer. more

Visual Arts


Courtesy of Cinema St. Louis

A great way to get your feet wet is the festival’s opening film, My Journey Through French Cinema, which screens this weekend. more

Fairs and Festivals


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The gates in the title refer to passageways that we move through to understand ourselves. more

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The St. Louis native, now based in New York, comes home for his photography show "amongst friends." at projects + gallery. more

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Known for their tours, Renegade stays put this February 14. They'll be at Novel Neighbor, equipped with epic STL love stories, sweets from Ices Plain & Fancy, and custom undies from STL-Style. more



Courtesy of KDHX

KDHX launches a month-long conversation that's long overdue. more