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Friday, May 26, 2017

Dance St. Louis Raises the Bar for 10th Annual Spring to Dance Festival

Posted By on Fri, May 26, 2017 at 9:00 AM

Dance lovers, this is your weekend. Dance St. Louis is presenting three days full of dance this Memorial Day weekend as part of its annual Spring to Dance Festival. More than 30 companies are gathering at the Touhill Performing Arts Center (1 University Blvd., 866-516-4949) to perform everything from ballet,...

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Thursday, May 25, 2017

The Best Things to Do in St. Louis This Weekend, May 26-29

Posted By on Thu, May 25, 2017 at 8:30 AM

It's a three-day weekend, which means one-third more the fun and frivolity — and one extra day to make plans outside your normal routine. See an art show at Schlafly Bottleworks, say "Opa!" with the revelers at Greek Fest, or just catch one of the many, many options for...

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

To the Best of Our Knowledge Is Taping in St. Louis Tomorrow

Posted By on Wed, May 24, 2017 at 6:57 AM

For more than a decade, To the Best of Our Knowledge has been delighting listeners of St. Louis Public Radio (90.7 FM). Tomorrow, for the first time, the nationally distributed show will record a broadcast from St. Louis. But even if once in ten years doesn't feel like a...

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Wash. U Has Most Beautiful College Campus in Missouri, Says Buzzfeed

Posted By on Wed, May 24, 2017 at 6:20 AM

No surprise here. Buzzfeed, many a millennial's favorite time waster/news source, published a list May 19 documenting the most beautiful college campus in every state. And while Buzzfeed gives no details as to its methodology, Missouri's winner is pretty on point — because Washington University in St. Louis was...

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

There's a RompHim Party in the Grove This Saturday, Because Pants Suck

Posted By on Tue, May 23, 2017 at 5:19 PM

Because Americans spend untold hours online during working hours in a desperate attempt to assuage their boredom, the romper for men has become a thing. Again. The RompHim, the unclever portmanteau of "romper" and "him," is short-sleeve, short-pants onesie recently popularized by NFL quarterback Cam Newton. Market forces galvanized...

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Giant Parking Lot Sale Coming to the Green Shag Market This Weekend

Posted By on Tue, May 23, 2017 at 6:37 AM

Looking for an excuse to go shopping this weekend? Look no further. This Saturday, the Green Shag Market (5733 Manchester Ave., 314-646-8687) is holding its annual parking lot sale. The antique mall and consignment shop, which was recognized in our 2016 Best of St. Louis issue, is bringing 40 vendors...

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Friday, May 19, 2017

Lena Dunham Cancels Lenny Tour, Won't Attempt to Heal Nation's Divide After All

Posted By on Fri, May 19, 2017 at 2:15 PM

Just like the chilling finale of John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men, Lenny has been stilled in the prime of its life. Lena Dunham announced today that she's scrapping her feminist roadshow Lenny IRL, which was slated to kick off in St. Louis on May 31 before making its...

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Thursday, May 18, 2017

The Best Things to Do This Weekend, May 19-21

Posted By on Thu, May 18, 2017 at 4:16 PM

This weekend, St. Louis is positively chock-full of great things to do. Catch the musical that changed musicals forever at the Fox. Watch some lovely ladies strip down to their skivvies (and then past that!) at the Show Me Burlesque Festival. See Opera Theatre St. Louis kick off its...

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St. Louis Is Getting Direct Flights to Cancun on Southwest

Posted By on Thu, May 18, 2017 at 11:43 AM

Get ready for that beach vacation. Southwest Airlines announced this morning that it will begin offering direct flights from St. Louis to Cancun, Mexico, beginning November 11. The flights will run every Saturday through at least January 7, 2018. (And not to fear: This is almost certainly not a temporary...

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Thursday, May 11, 2017

The Best Things to Do in St. Louis This Weekend, May 12-14

Posted By on Thu, May 11, 2017 at 10:34 AM

This weekend has many options for fun, from art openings to a plays to a beer-centric festival celebrating the arrival of spring (yes!). Here's our cheat sheet on the very best things to do. 1. See a play about race relations in South Africa Eugene de Kock is a...

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