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  • HEAD GAMES - By Scott Miller (New Line Theatre)

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    HEAD GAMES - By Scott Miller (New Line Theatre)

    Head Games, a new play by Scott Miller that opened last weekend at the St. Marcus Theatre, indeed has full frontal male nudity (nakedness, actually, and the distinction is not pedantic), so those who do not like that should stay away. In addition to ...

    by Harry Weber on August 11, 1999
  • BANK NOTES - First-time author Melissa Bank offers wildlife tips from her Girls' Guide to Hunting and Fishing

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    BANK NOTES - First-time author Melissa Bank offers wildlife tips from her Girls' Guide to Hunting and Fishing

    Melissa Bank is the literary It Girl this summer. Her first collection of stories, The Girls' Guide to Hunting and Fishing, has received the attention of the New York Times and a starred review in Publishers Weekly. A generous review from Rebecca Mea...

    by Eddie Silva on August 11, 1999
  • FLAGGING INTEREST - Raising some red flags at the Midtown Arts Center

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    FLAGGING INTEREST - Raising some red flags at the Midtown Arts Center

    Justifiable Desecration: A Celebration of Our Independence is the title of the inaugural exhibition in the newly dedicated Mid-AIR Gallery at the Midtown Arts Center. The problems with the exhibition are symptomatic of the larger deficiencies of the ...

    by Ivy Schroeder on August 4, 1999
  • ALL MY SONS - By Arthur Miller (St. Louis Shakespeare Company)

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    ALL MY SONS - By Arthur Miller (St. Louis Shakespeare Company)

    All My Sons is an angry-young-man's play, filled with an angry-young-man's contempt for the moral complacency of his elders most especially the fathers. Arthur Miller began the play while World War II was still raging, but, as one who felt shame ...

    by Eddie Silva on August 4, 1999
  • SEEING THINGS - For a few lucky Wash. U. alumni, home is where the art is

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    SEEING THINGS - For a few lucky Wash. U. alumni, home is where the art is

    Is St. Louis becoming an invisible city? In Italo Calvino's slender masterpiece Invisible Cities, adventurer/explorer Marco Polo entertains the great Kublai Khan in the emperor's garden with detailed descriptions of the cities he has seen on his lo...

    by Eddie Silva on August 4, 1999
  • BYE BYE BIRDIE - By Michael Stewart, Charles Strouse and Lee Adams (Stages St. Louis)

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    BYE BYE BIRDIE - By Michael Stewart, Charles Strouse and Lee Adams (Stages St. Louis)

    In musical comedy, fictional small towns are either Anatevka enchanted villages beyond the blue horizon or River City, cozy burgs where everyone might as well be brother and sister. In any event, a smug insularity is the defining characteri...

    by Sally Cragin on July 28, 1999
  • SIGNS OF INTELLIGENT LIFE ON THE MISSISSIPPI - Traveling the Great River Road to learn more about a proposed arts corridor in northeast Missouri

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    SIGNS OF INTELLIGENT LIFE ON THE MISSISSIPPI - Traveling the Great River Road to learn more about a proposed arts corridor in northeast Missouri

    "Communities Envision 50 Miles of Art," the press release begins. "The three communities of Clarksville, Louisiana and Hannibal in Northeast Missouri have a lot going for them, but there is one thing they want more of: professional artists." The anno...

    by Eddie Silva on July 28, 1999
  • GROUP SHOW - Austral Gallery

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    GROUP SHOW - Austral Gallery

    For 11 years Mary Reid Brunstrom has been an art dealer of unique perception, intelligence and charm. She has the distinction of familiarizing St. Louis with the contemporary art being produced both in the cities and the outback of her native Austr...

    by Eddie Silva on July 21, 1999
  • SOUTH BEACH - By Christopher Jackson (CJ Productions)

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    SOUTH BEACH - By Christopher Jackson (CJ Productions)

    The murder of designer Gianni Versace by gay serial killer Andrew Cunanan may seem an unlikely topic for a musical, but then, President Nixon's 1972 trip to China probably looked like a long shot, too. Area playwright/composer Christopher Jackson, wh...

    by Sally Cragin on July 21, 1999
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    LAUGHING WILD - By Christopher Durang (Echo Theatre Company)

    Christopher Durang, whose sort-of play Laughing Wild opened last weekend at Cummel's Cafe and Coffeehouse, was using the concepts that have made South Park such a hit many years ago, except that he always added grief to the crudely drawn satire tha...

    by Harry Weber on July 21, 1999
  • RECLAMATION PROJECT

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    RECLAMATION PROJECT

    On one corner of 18th and Olive there's the White Knight Sandwich Shop, a resplendent white-and-chrome palace that has somehow maintained its kitsch glory amid downtown decay. The counter is full at lunchtime. Across the way is Hoagie City, which f...

    by Eddie Silva on July 21, 1999
  • STRUCTURE AND SURFACE: CONTEMPORARY JAPANESE TEXTILES - St. Louis Art Museum

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    STRUCTURE AND SURFACE: CONTEMPORARY JAPANESE TEXTILES - St. Louis Art Museum

    On one level, Structure and Surface, the new exhibition of contemporary Japanese textiles on view at the St. Louis Art Museum, is a stunning art show. Fabrics of every imaginable color, weight and texture cascade from their bolts, suspended in air an...

    by Ivy Schroeder on July 14, 1999
  • Tongue of a Bird - By Ellen McLaughlin (The New Theatre)

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    Tongue of a Bird - By Ellen McLaughlin (The New Theatre)

    The New Theatre's production of Ellen McLaughlin's play Tongue of a Bird has almost everything successful presentations need. The actors do well by their parts and Lavonne Byers is so powerful it's scary. Scene designer Miles Vesich makes super...

    by Harry Weber on July 14, 1999
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    True West - By Sam Shepard (Actors Renaissance Theatre)

    Cain and Abel. Civil war. Brother against brother. Conflicts don't get much more elemental than that, and Sam Shepard is a playwright who likes to cut to the bone. The brothers Shepard throws against each other in True West make an unlikely pair...

    by Bob Wilcox on July 14, 1999
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    Antony & Cleopatra - By William Shakespeare (St. Louis Shakespeare Company)

    Shakespeare's tragedy Antony & Cleopatra opened the St. Louis Shakespeare Company's 1999 three-play summer season at the Grandel Theatre. It's a big production with lively, sprawling battle scenes; an excellent boys'-night-out drunken party with all ...

    by Harry Weber on July 14, 1999
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    Short Seens

    Leslie Denniston deserves all the affection Muny audiences gave her last week as Anna in Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I. Though a less complex portrayal, Richard Muenz's king made a fine partner for her in a smooth, conventional but thoroug...

    by Bob Wilcox on July 14, 1999
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    Champaign Tastes

    CHAMPAIGN SUMMER: ANN CODDINGTON RAST, BARBARA KENDRICK, CYNTHIA PACHIKARA, ROSALYN SCHWARTZ Forum for Contemporary Art Forum for Contemporary Art curator Mel Watkin has been driving over the soybeans-and-corn sea of middle America to the c...

    by Eddie Silva on June 30, 1999
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    Slick

    GREASE By Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey The Muny Grease is a comic valentine to doo-wop days, an affectionate parody of the music, manners and modes of high-school students in the late '50s. Created as an intimate show with no chorus or big p...

    by Bob Wilcox on June 30, 1999
  • Theater

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    Theater

    BY HARRY WEBER NATURE MOVESAtrek Contemporary Dance and the Missouri Botanical Garden Last summer, Atrek and friends performed at the Missouri Botanical Garden at 2 p.m., with the temperature around 95 degrees. This year, 6 p.m. was the time, Midsu...

    on June 23, 1999
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    Theater

    THE MERCHANT AND THE PAUPERBy Paul Schoenfield and Margaret B. Stearns Opera Theatre of St. Louis Paul Schoenfield's The Merchant and the Pauper, which received its world premiere Thursday evening, was commissioned by Opera Theatre of St. Loui...

    on June 23, 1999
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