Local playwright opens second run of play close to her heart
Jun08

Local playwright opens second run of play close to her heart

GRAND CENTER – This Thursday, because why not? theatre company will open its production of “Fat” by local playwright Shannon Geier at Satori, 3003 Locust Street. Directed by Elaine M. Laws, the play follows Amy Prestley, a woman with a good marriage, great friends and a fulfilling career. But Amy is also a woman of a larger size, and it affects herself and everyone around her. The play takes “a realistic look at the societal...

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19 music videos to premiere at Lo-Fi Cherokee Premiere Party
Jun07

19 music videos to premiere at Lo-Fi Cherokee Premiere Party

GRAND CENTER – This Saturday, Lo-Fi Cherokee will host its 2019 Premiere Party at The Stage at KDHX, 3524 Washington Avenue. Nineteen music videos will premiere at KDHX. All of the videos were shot at the annual Lo-Fi Cherokee event in April. Started in 2012, Lo-Fi invites 14 to 18 bands for an annual traveling event that takes place up and down Cherokee Street. Combining local businesses, music and social media, the Lo-Fi crew,...

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Missouri abortion law causing anxiety, confusion, Granite City clinic says
Jun06

Missouri abortion law causing anxiety, confusion, Granite City clinic says

GRANITE CITY, ILL. – Missouri’s recent abortion legislation has already begun to affect the Hope Clinic in Granite City, the clinic’s deputy director, Alison Dreith, says. Situated just across the river from St. Louis, the Hope Clinic is an independent clinic that provides abortions to people at between 6 and 24 weeks of pregnancy, in addition to other reproductive health services such as contraception, ultrasounds and...

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Marquis Terrell honors ‘Creative Freedom’ in his first art show at UrbArts
Jun05

Marquis Terrell honors ‘Creative Freedom’ in his first art show at UrbArts

OLD NORTH – Local artist Marquis Terrell opened an art show Saturday evening at UrbArts, 2600 North 14th Street, inviting friends, family and St. Louis art lovers to view and celebrate the work. Though he’s been an artist since he was a child, the show, “Creative Freedom,” is Terrell’s first public art show. He said he was nervous but also confident about the event. “I finally feel like, in the past two years, that I’m almost at the...

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Local theater artists stage reading of ‘The Clinic’ to raise money for women
Jun04

Local theater artists stage reading of ‘The Clinic’ to raise money for women

THE GROVE – Two local theater artists, Summer Baer and Delaney Piggins, staged a reading of “The Clinic” by Will Brumley on Sunday night to raise money for the Gateway Women’s Access Fund. Hosted at The Monocle, 4510 Manchester Avenue, the doors and bar opened at 6 p.m. for people who wanted to mingle and grab a drink before the show. At 7:30, everyone took their drinks into the back room, which has a stage as well as some...

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