For the last twenty years, the African Heritage Association has presented the St. Louis African Arts Festival, a weekend full of dancing, singing, art, poetry, lots of food and an authentic African market with a wide variety of products, set up at the World's Fair Pavilion. The event's many sponsors ... More >>
image viaArt Holliday, TV news anchor and director of an in-production film, Johnnie Be GoodLast week, we published an interview with Art Holliday, who's working on a documentary about Chuck Berry pianist Johnnie Johnson, called Johnnie Be Good. Here's part two of our chat, below. Speaking ... More >>
‚ÄčThe Missouri Arts Council yesterday announced its 2010 arts award winners. The only St. Louis organization and/or artist to make this year's list was Opera Theatre of St. Louis. The full list of winners by category: Arts Education: Dr. Robert Gifford, Cape GirardeauArts Organization: Opera Theatr ... More >>
After thirty-plus years, it's still a literary force of nature.
It's the best of times and the worst of times for St. Louis theater companies
Readers canít find Juneteenth on their calendars.
Curtis Faulkner wants to throw a $2 million party celebrating the end of slavery and he wants you to pay for it.
Local scientist/historian Dennis Owsley compiles a history of jazz, while Calexico talk about their new music.
A local folk staple and a hip-hop collective remain unexpected bedfellows
A lesson in how to wake up St. Louis to its trove of public art
COCA (Center of Creative Arts)
Governor Bob Holden proposes zero dollars for the Missouri Arts Council
The climate for modern dance in St. Louis is especially chill
Maybe it's up to artists to get St. Louis to look to the Mississippi
Emily Pulitzer's gift to St. Louis has arrived in a concrete box. Hidden inside: the portrait of a woman who changed the city.
Despite some stumbles, the HotHouse Theatre production of the hot-button Bent is a sobering success
The St. Louis International Film Festival has revamped its organizational structure and enlisted new personnel. Two former programmers aren't impressed with the résumés.
Ay caramba! Union Station's Latin American Festival promises fun, food and frenzied footwork
Argentinean tango masters Nito and Elba Garcia trip lightly into town
Mr. Silva goes to Jefferson City
The people under the stairs at the St. Marcus Theatre may have to pack up and move out
Ten years ago, Grand Center Inc. set out to create the region's "premier arts, entertainment and education district." They fixed the sidewalks and brought in the lights. It's a nice place to visit, but nobody stays.
Lois Conley's Black World History Wax Museum brings the African-American past vividly alive in the present