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Cowboy Swing at Civic Center May 30

Hawthorne Players performers in Civic Center show

Hawthorne Players performers in Civic Center show

   Hawthorne Players will  present “Cowboy Swing” a delightful evening of songs and comedy   ” on Saturday, May 30 at 8 p.m. in the Florissant Civic Center Theatre.  Tickets are $15 and will benefit the Duckie DeMere Scholarship Fund.  Order before May 22 and purchase two tickets for only $20.  Call the Box Office at 314 921-5678. The performers are:

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Hyatt Brewhouse Dinners May Start a Trend

The final may course at recent Hyatt dinner event

The final may course at recent Hyatt dinner event

Hyatt-St. Louis Quarterly Brewhouse

Beer Dinners Brings New Experiences

                             by Pat Lindsey

It’s not just beer and pretzels and bar food anymore at The Brewhouse Historical Sports Bar in the downtown St. Louis Hyatt. Get ready for quarterly gastronomical experiences as local craft breweries pair their creations with multi-course original meals prepared by Brewhouse Sous Chef John Zimmerly.

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Cowboy Swing coming to Civic Center May 30

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   Hawthorne Players will “Cowboy Swing” a delightful evening of songs and comedy   ” on Saturday, May 30 at 8 p.m. in the Florissant Civic Center Theatre.  Tickets are $15 and will benefit the Duckie DeMere Scholarship Fund.  Order before May 22 and purchase two tickets for only $20.  Call the Box Office at 314 921-5678. The performers are:

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Broadway Stars Line Up For Seven Musicals at the Muny

 

    Additional principal casting has been announced for The Muny’s 97th season, which begins June 15. The Muny box office in Forest Park will have single tickets going on sale starting Saturday, May 30.

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Far From the Madding Crowd: A Verdant, Ripe Adaptation

by Sandra Olmsted

Reversals of fortunes and marriage proposals abound in director Thomas Vinterberg’s adaptation of Thomas Hardy’s Far From the Madding Crowds. Yet, the film is not a Victorian romantic comedy.

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Movie Reviews

New Movies, Old Moves: 3 Classic Hollywood War/Romance Films

           by Sandra Olmsted

Several of the films this spring display an interesting development. As the audience has shifted from solely the 17-34 year old male demographic, filmmakers have adapted Classic Hollywood filmmaking styles to lure other audiences into the theaters. The baby boomers, retirees, and empty nesters go to the movies more, a trend documented in varies trade journals over the past several years. To appeal to this demographic, the best filmmakers have successfully selected a unique combination of strong classic narratives, magical realism, cerebral storytelling, stylish special effects, wide audience appeal, and lofty themes.

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