The Italian phrase Il Palato means “the palate,” which that posh Clayton restaurant seeks to please.
Story: With his outrageous insults, Rigoletto, the deformed court jester to the womanizing Duke of Mantua, enrages the guests at a party held by the duke, all while his boss pursues any woman he covets.
Through her children’s book, an area family physician is using her experience in overcoming medical stereotypes to inspire local youths in underserved communities.
Sunshine and shareables brighten a new rooftop bar and restaurant in downtown St. Louis.
With summer unofficially here, we at Ready Readers are preparing for seasonal fun!
Elder’s tour de force performance, along with its strong technical aspects, make this STAGES version of The Boy From Oz a pleasant evening of glitzy entertainment.
Smoked meats and fresh seafood make an unlikely but surprisingly delicious, creative pairing at Creve Coeur’s Cobalt Smoke & Sea, which opened early last month and which features globally inspired new American cuisine in an upscale-casual setting.
Story: Nero, emperor of Rome, is infatuated with his mistress Poppea. He desires to replace his wife, Empress Ottavia, with Poppea, and the ambitious Poppea is all for that. When Nero’s advisor Seneca counsels against such actions, Nero has him removed from office and pressures the elder sta…
Story: What’s a small-time gambler to do? Nathan Detroit may run “the oldest established floating crap game in New York,” but Lt. Brannigan of the NYPD is determined to send Nathan and his cronies to jail, come hell or high stakes.
Story: Empty-nester Greg shows up in his posh Manhattan apartment one day with an affectionate and rambunctious new friend, a canine named Sylvia. He found her in the park, he says to his unimpressed wife Kate, and took an instant shining to the mixed-breed whose name tag reveals her name.
Story: It’s a long way from Tenterfield, New South Wales in Australia to the glitz and glamor of New York City and Los Angeles, but that was the trip taken by Peter Woolnough.
Story: Charlie Johnson is taking a break from shopping with his wife Bonnie. He orders a coffee and some cookies at a shop to relieve his mid-afternoon hunger. As he dunks a cookie in his coffee cup, his daughter-in-law, Patricia, asks him if he is having a “Madeline moment.”
Story: Rigoletto, the deformed court jester to the womanizing Duke of Mantua, enrages the guests at a party held by the duke with his outrageous insults, all while his boss pursues any woman he covets, including the wife of the Count Ceprano.
Jun 20Chesterfield Amphitheater
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Jun 20Loretto-Hilton Center for the Performing Arts
Jun 20O'Fallon Brewery
Jun 20Foundry Art Centre
With summer approaching, Webster Groves’ Firenza Pizza and its sweet counterpart, Ziggy’s Frozen Treats, make one of the metro area’s best spots to enjoy casual, family-friendly Italian fare (including gelato).
Story: Count Almaviva, a nobleman in 18th century Spain, has grown tired of his beautiful wife Rosina, Countess Almaviva. He decides to reinstate the archaic tradition of “feudal right,” which allows him to sleep with any servant girl on her wedding night before she joins her husband.
Story: A decade has passed since the punk rock tune, Candles Out, climbed the pop charts. It made the careers of its composer Sasha and her girlfriend Jory, who played it regularly at their concerts for the tune’s devoted fans.
Story: Singer/songwriter Nina Simone, nee Eunice Kathleen Waymon of Tryon, North Carolina, pays a visit to the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama the day after a bomb decimated the holy building, killing four young black girls who were attending services there on September 15, 1963.
Story: Passengers aboard 39 jets on September 11, 2001 are left anxious and concerned when they learn that their flights have been diverted for unknown reasons. After what seems like an interminable period on the tarmac, they finally are allowed to disembark their planes.