This summer marks a hallmark first for St. Louis, America’s Chess Capital, as the Saint Louis Chess Club, 4657 Maryland Ave. in the Central West End, hosts national championships showcasing the best of American junior and senior chess.
Giacomo Puccini’s “La bohème” is the second offering of Union Avenue Opera’s 25th season with performances on July 25 and 26, and Aug. 2 and 3.
Prime Times Senior Expo returns for its 10th year on Thursday, July 18, from 9 a.m. to noon. The resource fair for older adults features speakers and exhibits designed with senior adults in mind. This year’s expo will be held at the Holiday Inn SW-Route 66, 10709 Watson Road in Sunset Hills.…
Fair St. Louis, “America’s Biggest Birthday Party,” runs July 4-6 at the Gateway Arch National Park grounds in downtown St. Louis.
What began with a low-budget, one-act show in a dimly-lit auditorium and not much of an audience has grown into a full-fledged opera company drawing stage talent from across the country with performances for hundreds of people in a Central West End theater.
After many years of labor-intensive nights and long, work-filled weekends, Lafayette Square’s “urban pioneers” celebrate their 50th annual Spring Home and Garden Tour June 1-2.
The 21st annual Skinker DeBaliviere Breakfast Garden Tour will be held Saturday, June 1, 8:30 a.m. to noon. Tour starts at the McPherson Community Garden, 5900 McPherson.
The World’s Fair Pavilion in Forest Park was a beehive of activity. People shopped in a pop-up market filled with exotic goods. The sound of tribal drums drifted across a warm breeze, and a carnival of aromas swirled around the festivalgoers. Just a typical day at the annual St. Louis Africa…