Who had the biggest impact on St. Louis in 2013? You tell us. Mayor Francis Slay released the top five finalists for the 2013 St. Louis Person of the Year award Thursday, although only one is actually a person.
Courtesy of the artist.This Sunday, Ben Folds performs a sold-out show at Powell Hall alongside the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra. We talked to the versatile, potty-mouthed and misunderstood performer during a rare moment of rest between rehearsing for one of his many orchestral concerts and j ... More >>
They're big, they're packing heat and they go toe-to-toe with the city's most vicious gang-bangers for a living.But did you know the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department also has its own choir? As we reported earlier this year, the singing group is one of only four such police choruses in the ... More >>
Last night's installment of the Urban Alchemy Concert Series at the Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts had a unifying theme: minimalism. This emerged in the selections by John Cage and Steve Reich; the installment of deconstructed art by Gordon Matta-Clark; composer/vocalist Meredith Monk's deliberate ... More >>
www.cocastl.orgStephanie RivenThe Arts and Education Council yesterday announced the recipients of its annual arts awards. Earning the "Lifetime Achievement Award" is Stephanie Riven, the longtime executive director of COCA (Center of Creative Arts). Last month Riven announced that she'll re ... More >>
If you missed any of these items posted last week on the Daily RFT -- or were like some of us and just checked-out for the holidays by Monday -- here's your chance to catch up before you have to do any real work this morning.Michael Jackson Watched Donald Duck to Fall Asleep, Exercised with Incredib ... More >>
Yule love it
Prepare for prepared piano
Old, new, borrowed and true
It's a hell of a show
Dennis Brown, Paul Friswold and Lew Prince suss out the local theater scene
Then we check out a book about Edwardsville's legendary Mississippi River Festival.
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Explore the oh-so-fine arts at the United Arts Festival 2004
The Bard at Les Bourgeois
Urban Challenge demands intelligence
Is younger than Clark Terry's flugelhorn
Or forever hold your peace
The scribes of the Jewish Book Fest
Shakespeare on grass
Fair St. Louis organizers dig up new ways to lure visitors
SLSO artistic adviser Tim Page has come a long way since his film debut at age 12
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