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2011 Stories by Mark Dischinger

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  • Art Gladiators

    published November 10, 2011

    Art Attack 3 is a perfect marriage between Oscar Wilde and Thunderdome. Let's explain: 32 artists submit work to the competition,... More >>

  • A Really Big Shrew

    published May 12, 2011

    The Shakespeare Festival St. Louis may be the finest summer institution. It's a huge affair but very laid-back; the Green Show before the play is... More >>

  • A Really Big Shrew

    published May 12, 2011

    The Shakespeare Festival St. Louis may be the finest summer institution. It's a huge affair but very laid-back; the Green Show before the play is... More >>

  • Take Large Bites

    published May 12, 2011

    Maplewood has transformed itself from a somewhat sleepy inner-ring suburb to a happening destination that offers entertainment and diversions for... More >>

  • Only Because it Matters

    published April 28, 2011

    The first poem in David Clewell's new book is called "This Poem Had Better Be about the World We Actually Live In." That's not true. It's... More >>

  • Face the Populism

    published April 28, 2011

    Ars Populi (that's "Art for the People") ambitiously opens its doors at 6010 Kingsbury Avenue this weekend. The Human Face, Ars... More >>

  • The life, and death, of "Java" Joe Charleville, a local coffee icon

    published April 7, 2011

    St. Louis lost a coffee icon on March 16 when "Java Joe" Charleville passed away at 97. Up until a few weeks before his death, Charleville was... More >>

  • Tell Your Children

    published April 7, 2011

    Ah, Reefer Madness. The astoundingly inaccurate 1936 movie about the dangers of pot-smoking (it'll make you violent and permanently... More >>

  • The Beginning of Mass-Produced Art

    published April 7, 2011

    Engraving and letterpress art may be enjoying a renaissance of their own — the Southern Graphics Council International Conference inundated... More >>

  • Nowhere, Man

    published March 31, 2011

    So here we sit in the knowable age, where we not only broadcast our favorite bands and marital status, but our very location to the world at... More >>

  • B-I-N-G-Oh, Yeah!

    published March 17, 2011

    Bored? Feeling bored means you're boring. And that's shameful, especially when five bucks will buy you a whirl through the Militant Propaganda... More >>

  • Praise Venus

    published March 17, 2011

    Venus Envy, a celebration of women in the visual and performing arts, returns after a brief hiatus with a two-night event appropriately... More >>

  • Recalling Kayak

    published March 10, 2011

    Saying the New York Quarterly was William Packard and the Paris Review was George Plimpton is debatable, but Kayak Magazine... More >>

  • Green Day

    published March 10, 2011

    The St. Patrick's Day Parade in Dogtown starts at noon — Irish fear no weather — but the Ancient Order of Hibernians parade is... More >>

  • The Empire of Crime Strikes Back

    published January 6, 2011

    Popular wisdom maintains The Godfather Part II is the only sequel in the history of Hollywood that outshines the original. Francis... More >>

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