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It’s the Most Wonderful Time of
The Year for the Dining Divas
By Lisa Kampeter
The holidays are always such a busy time of the year. Decorations, shopping, Christmas parties. And not to mention, most of us have to work in between all the decorating, shopping, and partying. But I wouldn’t change it a bit. Every year, I look forward to the Dining Divas Christmas at my house. The time when I officially kick off the holiday season.
The Oscar Race is On! List of top Films of 2015
by Sandra Olmsted
When Chris Rook takes the stage on Feb. 28, 2016, how many of the Oscar nominated films will you have seen and what will be your chances of winning the obligatory “predict the Oscars” game?
Enjoy ‘Christmas with Santa,’ Shopping and Tree Lighting
The annual “Old Town Florissant Christmas with Santa” will be held Saturday, Dec. 5 beginning at 2 p.m. with seasonal music in the Council Chambers at City Hall. The day will conclude at 5 p.m. with the annual tree lighting by Mayor Schneider.
Florissant’s Thanksgiving Holiday Special will bring ‘Fly Guy & Other Stories’ to life on the Florissant Civic Center Theatre stage. This musical revue from TheatreworksUSA, NY, NY features seven delightful stories. The show opened on Sunday, Nov. 22, but performances remain on Friday, Nov. 27, and Saturday, Nov. 28, at 2 p.m.
by Sandra Olmsted
While sentimentality is often viewed as a distortion of reality in American culture, in The 33, director Patricia Riggen embraces a different cultural norm, popular in the Spanish-speaking world, of using sentimentality to heighten reality. She even throws in a little magical realism when the 33 men eat their last miniscule rations.