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Celebrating the history, culture, and people of Japan, the Japanese Festival at the Missouri Botanical Garden is one of the largest and oldest festivals of its kind in the United States.
2-day Alton event features food, games, music, car show
The first-ever Pietown Gospel Music Festival and Car Cruise comes to Upper Alton Aug. 28 and 29. The event, sponsored by Main Street United Methodist Church in association with the Drug Free Alton Coalition, features regional and locally recognized gospel musicians at the Main Street United Methodist Church, 1400 Main St., Alton.
Look at Presidential Politics Runs Sept. 9 – Oct. 4
The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis presents All the Way by Robert Schenkkan and directed by Steven Woolf. More topical than ever before, this behind-the-scenes view of Lyndon B. Johnson’s presidency runs Sept. 9 through Oct. 4 on the Browning Mainstage of the Loretto-Hilton Center for the Performing Arts, 130 Edgar Road (on the campus of Webster University).
The Young Zoo Friends will host Jammin’ at the Zoo Wednesday, Aug. 26, from 6 to 10 p.m. (rain or shine) at the Saint Louis Zoo. This 21-and-up celebration offers the opportunity to enjoy music and sample beer and wine from more than 10 wineries and St. Louis microbreweries in a casual/dressy casual atmosphere.
Dance companies, studios and organizations from across the St. Charles and St. Louis area will appear at the Saint Charles Riverfront Arts (SCRA) second annual Riverfront Dance Festival Sunday, September 13, at the New Town Amphitheatre. This public dance festival for the St. Charles County community will begin at 1 p.m. Rainout date is Sunday, Sept. 20.
by Sandra Olmsted
While director Jonathan Demme’s new film, Ricki and the Flash, has some chuckles, for the most part it is an uplifting, family-affirming dramedy, with some great musical performances by Meryl Streep, the star of the film, and her band. Screenwriter Diablo Cody, who won an Academy Award for Juno, never reaches that perfect blend of pathos and wry wit in Ricki and the Flash.« Previous Entries Next Entries »