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2012 Stories by Liz Miller

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  • Last Night! First Night!

    published December 20, 2012

    Ringing in the New Year by downing a flute of Champagne is tradition, but it's not the only way to celebrate buying a new calendar. Since 1991,... More >>

  • Handmade Holiday Hoopla

    published November 29, 2012

    Portlandia poked fun at do-it-yourself craft trends, but not all handmade art requires putting a bird on it. Find one-of-a-kind holiday... More >>

  • All Squared Away

    published November 29, 2012

    Lafayette Square is one of those St. Louis neighborhoods that went through a rough patch and emerged stronger and more beautiful for it. It's also... More >>

  • Honor the League

    published November 22, 2012

    Winter holidays inevitably mean throwing around some money to prove your love, or at least an acknowledgment of ceremony. Depleting pockets to... More >>

  • Daddy of the Dynasty

    published November 22, 2012

    History is quicker to vilify Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr. for his crimes and prejudices than praise him for founding one of America's most famous and... More >>

  • Deep Blue Somethings

    published November 15, 2012

    Blue Man Group isn't a support system for sad men or a line on Tobias Funke's resume -- though he probably wishes it were both. No, Blue... More >>

  • Fighting the Good Fights

    published November 8, 2012

    On Thanksgiving Eve, Guns 'n' Hoses celebrates 26 years of city and county firefighters and police knocking the stuffing out of each other... More >>

  • Deep Blue Somethings

    published November 8, 2012

    Blue Man Group isn't a support system for sad men or a line on Tobias Funke's resume -- though he probably wishes it were both. No, Blue... More >>

  • Roll Out

    published November 1, 2012

    Roller derby isn't exactly bloodsport, but it occasionally breaks the skin and bruises the kiester. Watch St. Louis' first and only local female... More >>

  • Our Founding Brothers

    published November 1, 2012

    Davy and Peter Rothbart have made careers out of glimpsing the lives of others. The makers of Found magazine, the Rothbart brothers collect... More >>

  • Ink Differently

    published October 25, 2012

    Tattoos are artistic outlets for creativity and self-expression, but the canvas is human flesh, so there's slightly more at stake for a tattoo... More >>

  • Muddy Moves

    published October 11, 2012

    Tonight, St. Louis' contemporary jazz-dance ensemble Big Muddy Dance Company presents a full-length production Big Muddy Dance Company at Casa... More >>

  • Murder, She Rolled

    published October 11, 2012

    Roller derby is an ass-kicking contact sport that's earned every ounce of its mainstream trendiness — not a compliment we'd bestow upon,... More >>

  • Silent Treatment

    published September 14, 2012

    In April the Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts (3716 Washington Boulevard; 314-754-1850 or More >>

  • Festa Duro

    published September 6, 2012

    Delve headfirst into Hispanic culture this weekend with live music, dance performances, folk arts and crafts, and authentic Latin and South... More >>

  • Spectorvision

    published September 6, 2012

    Buzz Spector's work has graced the walls of galleries and museums across the country, and his critical insights illuminate the St. Louis... More >>

  • Independence Dia

    published September 6, 2012

    Mexican Independence Day -- traditionally observed on September 16 -- marks the anniversary of Grito de Dolores, which first declared Mexico's... More >>

  • Al Hirschfeld

    published September 6, 2012

    The Sheldon Art Galleries hosts the first major local retrospective of St. Louis-born caricaturist best known for his willowy line drawings of New... More >>

  • Collected Creativity

    published August 30, 2012

    Long before Etsy allowed the whole of the Internet to hawk wares, good old-fashioned fairs provided outlets for artists to showcase their work.... More >>

  • Japan Blossoming

    published August 30, 2012

    Since its inception in 1977, the Japanese Festival has been one of the Missouri Botanical Garden's (4344 Shaw Boulevard) signature -- and... More >>

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    Moves and Grooves: Art stands up, fills the streets and joins the circus

    published August 23, 2012

    Examined as a bizarre, brilliant pastiche, the whole of the autumn arts season is greater than the sum of its parts. Traditional jazz music... More >>

  • Artopian Society

    published August 23, 2012

    Live music, dance performances, fashion shows, art installations and a hookah lounge are just a few of the follies you'll find at RFT's fifth... More >>

  • Mary Quite Contrary

    published August 16, 2012

    Mary Todd Lincoln was born into privilege, but her life wasn't short on misery. The wife of America's sixteenth president outlived her husband and... More >>

  • Deals on Meals

    published August 16, 2012

    Tuck into as many $25 prix fixe three-course meals as possible at twenty different downtown eateries during the eighth annual Downtown... More >>

  • Recycled Reads

    published August 9, 2012

    One person's copy of Nabokov's Speak, Memory is another man's treasure to the Young Literati Traveling Library, so relocate all the memoirs... More >>

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