The Raw Earth "casbah-ssippi" carpet ride will be landing at our favorite oasis in Tower Grove Park. The area's most eclectic world band will bring our most excellent material never before heard like this in any local, regional or world venue....Come out for an experience that will take you to the canyons of your mind, soul and heart.
Sam Cooke covers in 2-act presentation of love and lifting.
The Church of Scientology had actress Cathy Schenkelberg for 14 years; it took another 5 years to leave them behind in the face of harassing phone calls, midnight knocks on her door by “outreach” staffers, an expensive custody battle and social rejection, and the hacking websites of venues she is performing. She has the courage to tell us this hilarious and horrifying story under the direction of Shirley Anderson with lighting design by Steve Miller, sound design by Victoria Deiorio and graphic design by Brett Newton.
Join STAGES in ancient Egypt as Joseph, his eleven brothers, and the miraculous coat of many colors comes to vivid life in this inspirational rags-to-riches tale as old as time itself. This fun filled musical from Andrew Lloyd Webber has an enchanting rock-inflected score that includes the hit songs “Close Every Door To Me”, “Go, Go, Joseph”, and “Any Dream Will Do”, making it a dream of a show for the entire family!
The St. Louis Writers’ Group is dedicated to the development of the works of budding playwrights, screenwriters and writers of musical theatre.
We meet on the First and third Mondays of each month at Big Daddy's in Soulard to read and develop the work of local writers. There is no membership, all sessions are free and we welcome work at any stage of development from anybody.
Would you like to hear what your work sounds like, played by good actors? We can help. Not sure if it's for you? Come and listen. Anybody is welcome to come and listen in or take part as much as they like. See our website http://www.stlwritersgroup.com/ for details or just show up at Big Daddy's in Soulard at 6:30 on the First or Third Monday of the month
"Women for Peace" is a poetry and music series produced by Susan "Spit-Fire" Lively that is dedicated to promoting Gender Violence Awareness.
Midwestern Neo-Traditional Folk Music
Sean Ellsworth-Hoffman-fiddle, guitar, ukulele, vocals
Adam Carter-banjo, guitar, baritone ukulele, fiddle, vocals
Lukas Simpson-mandolin, guitar, banjo, harmonica, vocals
The 2nd Annual St. Louis Piano Festival is proud to honor the legacy of St. Louis's great ragtime ambassador, the late Trebor Tichenor. This concert will feature 4 wonderful ragtime pianists from around the country : Virginia Tichenor (Oakland, CA) , Marty Eggers (Oakland, CA) , Terry Parrish (Indianapolis, IN) , and John Reed-Torres (Los Angeles, CA).
Tickets are $10 advanced and $15 at the door.
Veteran story time lady, Georgy Rock, joins us each Tuesday morning from 10:30-11am to read stories, sing songs, laugh, and be silly. All ages welcome, and always free. Today is our special Children's Book Week edition.
Left Bank Books presents author Shari Lapena, who will sign and discuss her debut suspense novel, "The Couple Next Door"!
This event is free and open to the public, but proof or purchase of "The Couple Next Door" from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line.
Anne and Marco Conti seem to have it all—a loving relationship, a wonderful home, and their beautiful baby, Cora. But one night when they are at a dinner party next door, a terrible crime is committed. Inside the curtained house, an unsettling account of what actually happened unfolds. Detective Rasbach knows that the panicked couple is hiding something. Both Anne and Marco soon discover that the other is keeping secrets, secrets they’ve kept for years. What follows is the nerve-racking unraveling of a family—a chilling tale of deception, duplicity, and unfaithfulness that will keep you breathless until the final shocking twist.
The main event of this year's St. Louis Piano Festival will feature both established stars of blues and boogie-woogie piano and up-and-coming players ready to make a splash. This year's line-up:
CARL SONNY LEYLAND (Cuyama,CA) - Inducted into the Boogie-Woogie Hall of Fame, Sonny is internationally recognized as one of the foremost boogie-woogie pianists in the world.
GENE TAYLOR (Austin, TX) - Veteran bluesmen and boogie-woogie hall-of-famer, Gene Taylor was a member of Canned Heat and The Fabulous Thunderbirds.
ETHAN LEINWNAND (St. Louis, MO) - Up-and-coming local pianist specializing in barrelhouse blues, including the old St. Louis style, Ethan is beginning to gain recognition as a leading proponent of the early piano blues.
CHRISTOPHER PARISH (Indianapolis, IN) - The Piano Festival is happy to introduce this new-comer! A truly gifted pianist with a one-of-kind style, his virtuosity and breadth of styles will delight the audience.
Tickets $10 advanced and $15 at the door!
The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra salutes the heroes of D-Day on the anniversary of the historic date in World War II. This special concert will take place Tuesday, June 6 at the newly renamed Webster Groves Concert Hall, 103 E. Lockwood Ave, Webster Groves, MO from 7:30pm-9:30pm. Seating is limited. Reservations are $45 and available by calling 314-962-7000 or on-line at www.websterconcerthall.org. Plenty of free parking.
Theo Peoples plays every Wednesday at Herbie's in Clayton, at the corner of Maryland and North Brentwood.
Mark your calendars and prep your best *book shimmy* because the Summer 2017 Epic Reads Meetup Tour is hitting the road and visiting St. Louis! Some of our favorite YA authors are getting together to go on the most *epic* meet-up tour yet!
– A $20 ticket admits ONE person and includes your choice of ONE of the featured books: "The Scattering," "Ramona Blue," "The Crown's Fate," OR "Dividing Eden."
– OR, get ALL FOUR books at a special discounted price of $64! This ticket also admits ONE person.
Tickets available at left-bank.com/epicreads.
Formed in 2010 as a group of musicians who come together once a year to perform the music of the Grateful Dead on ukuleles. The orchestra is made up of members of some of the best known Deadhead/jambands in St. Louis. We have feature artist from, Jakes Leg, The Flea Bitten Dawgs, 710, Racketbox, Oak Steel and Lightening, Vitamin A, The Schwag, Earth Sol, Ukulele Fight Club, Pik-n-likin, Tom Wood, and Rusty Young from POCO. KETC Channel 9's "Living St. Louis" has a segment on the orchestra filmed by Ruth Ezell. Tickets: http://kdhx.ticketfly.com/event/1473885-whole-earth-nuclear-ukulele-st-louis/
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