Once considered by many a secondary art of simple aesthetics, textiles communicate beauty but also convey strength and innovative concepts. In the Sept. 6 issue of the West End Word, we looked at “Little Cuttings,” the weavings of Fidencio Fifield-Perez at Craft Alliance, one of the the orig…
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Union Avenue Opera closes its 25th anniversary season with the St. Louis premiere of Tom Cipullo’s poignant and powerful 2007 opera, “Glory Denied” on Aug. 16 and 17, and Aug. 23 and 24.
The Saint Louis Art Museum exhibition, “Paul Gauguin: The Art of Invention,” is challenging in showing Gauguin from a unique prospective. A map at the entrance pinpoints the artist’s diverse travels and places of residence, forming a timeline of his convoluted life.
Dateline: July, St. Louis — time to celebrate with the big Fair St. Louis Parade and the little open air sculpture park known simply as Citygarden. It’s just two downtown blocks along Market Street, between 8th and 10th, but it packs a wallop.
Union Avenue Opera (UAO) opens its 25th season with Leonard Bernstein’s cherished adaptation of Voltaire’s “Candide.”
Memorial Day weekend offers a delightful chance to share your love of dance with the uninitiated, young or old. Shimmy over to Dance St. Louis’ 12th annual Emerson “Spring to Dance Festival,” a three-evening feast presenting mixed programs that lets audiences try a sampler of dance styles.
Artist Bill Christman, owner of Joe’s Café & Art Gallery in Skinker DeBaliviere and creator of Beatnik Bob’s Museum of Mayhem, Mystery and Mirth at the City Museum, has a vision. On a vacant lot at the corner of Cabanne and Union he hopes to build a sculpture garden. But not just any scu…
Modern dance, like poetry, communicates feelings and perspectives that go beyond the surface meaning of words or ideas. Two local dance companies hope to transport their audiences to new levels of emotional insight as one explores how dance unites the communities of St. Louis and the other s…
On Saturday, March 9, 45 metro area high school acts competed in the semi-final round of the 9th Annual St. Louis Teen Talent Competition.
The Midnight Company presents the comedy “Popcorn Falls” by James Hindman in its St. Louis premiere March 28-April 13, at the Kranzberg Arts Center’s Black Box Theatre, 501 N. Grand Blvd.
February is destined to warm up dance fans with the world-renowned, glittering Rubies from Saint Louis Ballet, and later in the month with hot, uber-contemporary dance from London’s Company Wayne McGregor.