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2007 Stories by Amy George

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  • Keepin' It Jolly

    published December 19, 2007

    There are only a few days until Christmas, and visiting Santa is still on your to-do list. We'd all like our kids to make memories while pulling... More >>

  • Rhythm's Gonna Get Ya

    published December 19, 2007

    There's always so much hype leading up to New Year's Eve, and the end result is often nowhere close to your initial lofty ambition (yeah, we just... More >>

  • Dance the Day Away

    published December 12, 2007

    In a season full of crowded parking lots, long lines and busy schedules, perhaps short and sweet really is best. The Center of Creative Arts'... More >>

  • Craft Town Rockers

    published December 5, 2007

    During the holiday-shopping melee, nothing compares to the emotion you feel when you spot the item that immediately makes you think "Grandpa Joe"... More >>

  • Shades of Green (and Red)

    published November 21, 2007

    If you want a toe-tapping kind of holiday production, look no further than the St. Louis Irish Arts Holiday Concert at 7 p.m. at the... More >>

  • Are Ya Listenin'?

    published November 21, 2007

    The album title Ukelear Winter may lead you to believe that this record is a barren wasteland of elevator music, the likes of which you... More >>

  • Mixing and Matching

    published November 14, 2007

    The evening before Thanksgiving is full of traditions: Grandma bakes pies, Mom frantically cleans the bathrooms, and Cousin Jeff meets up with his... More >>

  • The Sun Comes out Today

    published November 14, 2007

    This time of year, as families gather ´round the Thanksgiving table, it’s nice to have a little hope inside. Maybe this year Uncle Carl... More >>

  • Dance Is a Battlefield

    published November 7, 2007

    While it may be true that dancing is one of the oldest art forms, it doesn’t mean that all dancing is artistic. Sometimes it’s endearing... More >>

  • ´Tis the Season (Already?)

    published November 7, 2007

    Alas, the stage can be a curse this time of year, when many of us yearn to enjoy the experience of the theater but not the act of watching (yet... More >>

  • Psyche!

    published October 31, 2007

    Have you ever wondered what a piece of art would say about the mind of the person who created it? Have you ever thought of the human brain’s... More >>

  • House of the Holy

    published October 24, 2007

    Are you a habitual wrongdoer or a virtuous hero? Does your Halloween costume involve leather, metal studs and pyrotechnics, or are you working on... More >>

  • Your Cup Runneth Over

    published October 24, 2007

    October weekends at Missouri or Illinois wineries can be amazing: a scenic autumn drive followed by a relaxing afternoon spent sipping wine and... More >>

  • Head Bach in Time

    published October 17, 2007

    If your idea of enjoying the classics is watching the first season of The Simpsons or listening to Eric Clapton’s Unplugged,... More >>

  • Have You Herd?

    published October 10, 2007

    Even if you’ve never owned a flock of sheep, you’ve probably encountered a border collie herding squirrels or kids or just hanging out... More >>

  • Lip-Lickin’ in the Lou

    published September 19, 2007

    The annual Taste of St. Louis promises to be quite an extravaganza. Spanning several downtown blocks (entrances to the Taste are located on... More >>

  • How Grape Thou Art

    published September 5, 2007

    Five months following the devastating spring freeze that wiped out more than half of the state’s grape crops, wine connoisseurs finally have... More >>

  • Jam in the Morning

    published August 29, 2007

    At last, the long-awaited Labor Day weekend is upon us. As you prepare to send summer off in fine style with a final weekend at the lake, a lazy... More >>

  • This Thing of Theirs

    published August 15, 2007

    Often when people think about the mafia, they conjure up images of untouchable men in flashy suits exuding a sense of power and, above all else,... More >>

  • Stomp and Circumstance

    published August 8, 2007

    This time of year, we all get a bit desperate to cool things off a bit; the average temperatures and humidity don’t exactly make for a... More >>

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