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Friday, November 16, 2018

The Best Thing to Do in St. Louis This Week, November 16 to 21

Posted By on Fri, Nov 16, 2018 at 6:35 AM

Thanksgiving is one week away, which means this is your last chance to enjoy a weekend unencumbered by out-of-town guests, family obligations and all the other folderol that the holiday season requires. Take advantage of this last respite to enjoy the best Christmas musical the world has ever produced,...

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Thursday, November 15, 2018

St. Louis, You Look Great When You're Snowy

Posted By on Thu, Nov 15, 2018 at 2:37 PM

Is it possible that just one week ago, temperatures were relatively warm and we were looking forward to leaves fully turning? Forget that. As seriously cold weather came into the area hit the area last Friday, leaves began to drop instead of reddening — and now, with the season's...

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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

The Luminary Is Planning a Major Expansion on Cherokee Street

Posted By on Tue, Nov 13, 2018 at 6:15 AM

After a decade in business and four years on Cherokee Street, the Luminary (2701 Cherokee Street, 314-773-1533) has big plans for the future. The exhibition and performance space says it will soon begin a renovation project to its three-story building, adding three live/work studios, classrooms, a library, bookstore and...

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Monday, November 12, 2018

10 Ways to Celebrate the Trolley's Ribbon-Cutting This Thursday

Posted By on Mon, Nov 12, 2018 at 6:50 AM

They're finally cutting the ribbon on the Loop trolley this Thursday — although, in classic Loop Trolley fashion, the thing may not start running right away after that. Trolley impresario Joe Edwards told the Post-Dispatch only that opening for service is "down to a matter of days, not weeks."...

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Friday, November 9, 2018

This Trolley Will Take You to Candy Cane Lane and the A-B Light Tour

Posted By on Fri, Nov 9, 2018 at 12:41 PM

Forget, for a minute, that other trolley — the $51 million one that will be able to take you from Delmar to the Missouri History Museum, supposedly, maybe, one of these days, so long as you want to do it Thursday through Sunday. Nay, there is a new trolley...

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The Best Things to Do in St. Louis This Week, November 9 to 13

Posted By on Fri, Nov 9, 2018 at 6:19 AM

There's a chill in the air and our mailboxes are once again free of political junk mail, which means it's time to party. There are classic operas to enjoy, an introduction to high-tech snowglobes and a massive exhibition of the printmaker's art — and we still haven't mentioned Cranksgiving. ...

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Monday, November 5, 2018

'Pissed-Off Patriots' Photo Booth Will Give You the Ultimate 'I Voted' Selfie

Posted By on Mon, Nov 5, 2018 at 6:56 AM

Everything about politics pisses Susan Bennet off these days — and she knows she's not alone in that. To channel her anger, she is ceasing normal operations at her photography studio Ooh St. Lou Studios (3501 Indiana Avenue) on Election Day this Tuesday and offering any voter who donates...

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Flyover Comedy Festival Offers Bigger Names, More Venues in Year 2

Posted By on Mon, Nov 5, 2018 at 6:34 AM

There are times, Zach Gzehoviak admits, when he and his Flyover Comedy Festival cohorts think ahead. With performers booked for the second-annual event this weekend, with venues set, with the basic mechanics finalized, there’s only the small matter of waiting for the weekend to pass in winning fashion before...

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Friday, November 2, 2018

The Best Things to Do in St. Louis This Week, November 2 to 6

Posted By on Fri, Nov 2, 2018 at 6:52 AM

November has none of the cache of October, but it serves as a much-needed buffer between Halloween and December's frenzy. And hey, with November comes the St. Louis International Film Festival, which is now in full swing. Not a film buff? Don't worry; other options include the ballet, the...

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Tuesday, October 30, 2018

These St. Louis Halloween Costumes Are Very Specific and Very Good

Posted By on Tue, Oct 30, 2018 at 9:36 AM

Halloween does not technically fall until tomorrow, but thanks to the huge number of parties last weekend, most people have already revealed their 2018 costumes. There were a lot of spectacular and spooky looks — and they weren't all standard vampires or superhero costumes or those rubber monster masks...

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