The Melting Pot: Dances of India’s Asha Premachandra

By |March 5th, 2018|COMMUNITY, NEWS|

  photo by Bryan Schraier By Trish Muyco-Tobin One of Asha Premachandra’s earliest memories is of her dancing to the radio in the living room as her younger brother was being born in their home in Bangalore, India. [...]

#MeToo: Help When You Need It Resource List

By |March 1st, 2018|COMMUNITY, NEWS|

  After receiving the Cecil B. DeMille Award for "outstanding contribution in the field of entertainment” at the 2018 Golden Globe Awards, Oprah Winfrey’s acceptance speech called for a new day for women in the wake of the #MeToo [...]

It Happened to #MeToo: 15 St. Louis Women Share Their Stories

By |March 1st, 2018|COMMUNITY, NEWS|

Both #MeToo and #TimesUp represent the solidarity of women everywhere. Officially created in 2006 by Tarana Burke as part of acampaign to promote “empowerment through empathy” among women of color who have experienced sexual abuse, Burke said #MeToo declares sexual violence sufferers [...]

Happenings: Our Top Picks for March 2018

By |March 1st, 2018|COMMUNITY, NEWS|

WHAT: Orchid Show 2018 WHERE: Missouri Botanical Garden WHEN: Various times, through March 25 The annual Orchid Show offers a once-a-year opportunity to view a colorful array of orchids from a rotating display of the Garden’s collection. Set amid a [...]

For Slatkin, St. Louis is Home Sweet Home

By |February 27th, 2018|COMMUNITY, NEWS|

Conductor Leonard Slatkin This spring’s “Notes from Hollywood – The Sequel” gala featuring Leonard Slatkin will be a homecoming celebration of sorts for the former St. Louis Symphony Orchestra conductor. The 10th anniversary gala to benefit the Chamber [...]

The Gateway Arch and Old Courthouse Get a New Name

By |February 23rd, 2018|COMMUNITY, NEWS|

photo courtesy of Gateway Arch National Park It’s official! The Jefferson National Expansion Memorial is now known as the Gateway Arch National Park. The announcement was made today by the National Park Service. The change was prompted by [...]

Got the Blues? Then this Blues Museum Road Trip is for You!

By |February 13th, 2018|COMMUNITY, NEWS|

photo courtesy of National Blues Museum The National Blues Museum in St. Louis is taking music fans on its first-ever “Blues Highway Bus Trip.” The inaugural tour, which kicks off on March 29, promises a “deep blues experience” [...]

New Concert Series Showcases Next Generation of STL Musicians

By |February 12th, 2018|COMMUNITY, NEWS|

The Radio Arts Foundation has announced a new concert series that will shine the spotlight on the next generation of musicians. The “Kaleidoscope – Next Generation Artist Concert” series, presented in collaboration with the Community Music School of Webster University, [...]

Insight Theatre Co. Announces 2018 Season in Grand Center

By |February 9th, 2018|COMMUNITY, NEWS|

Insight Theatre Company has announced its lineup of shows for the upcoming season. Insight, which is celebrating its 11th season and its second year as a .ZACK resident arts organization, will be performing shows at the Kranzberg Arts Center, The [...]

The Melting Pot: Trailblazing Chess Grandmaster Susan Polgar

By |February 8th, 2018|COMMUNITY, NEWS|

photo by Bryan Schraier By Trish Muyco-Tobin Susan Polgar did not get to be a trailblazer without doing the work - hard work. “There’s too much with cell phones, video games and texting … many kids in America [...]

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