Posts Tagged ‘St. Louis’

10 things to do in St. Louis this weekend

Things are about to get holi-crazy in St. Louis! Take time to enjoy yourself this weekend and check out some of the events going on around town before the holiday shenanigans hit the fan. Want only holiday events? Click here! Want weekend events to come straight to your inbox every Thursday? Click here! Click here... See More.

The 26th Annual Whitaker St. Louis International Film Festival announces award winners

The 26th Annual Whitaker St. Louis International Film Festival (SLIFF), which kicked off on Nov. 2, concluded on Nov. 12. Total attendance was just shy of 25,000: 24,743. SLIFF screened 372 films: 82 narrative features, 63 documentary features, and 227 shorts. The fest also featured 13 special-event programs, including four free master classes. This year’s... See More.

Holiday Events and Celebrations in St. Louis

The holiday season is here and there are so many ways to get into the spirit in St. Louis. Sure, you may want to pick out the perfect tree or sip hot cocoa by the fire, but below are other events just begging to become an annual holiday tradition. Whether you celebrate Christmas, Chanukah,... See More.

Spotlight On St. Louis’ Startup Scene

By Amanda Honigfort, Special Projects and Programs Producer What do you think when asked what and who St. Louis is? Do you by any chance think tech and startup hub? If so, let’s solidify that idea. If not, keep reading and see if I can change your mind. Where to begin? Well, there was that... See More.

Halloween Jokes for Trick-or-Treating

Q: What do ghosts eat for supper? A: Spooketi Q: What do you do when 50 zombies surround your house? A: Hope it’s Halloween!! Q: What is the most important subject a witch learns in school? A: Spelling. Q: Why didn’t the skeleton want to go to school? A: His heart wasn’t in it. Q:... See More.

St. Louis universities are ranked among the best colleges and universities in the country

Several St. Louis universities are ranked among the best colleges and universities in the country, according to research firm WalletHub. Saint Louis University, Webster University, Lindenwood University and Washington University all appear in the ranking. WUSTL came in at No. 29 behind MIT, Harvard, Princeton, and Stanford and No. 4 in the Midwest Region rankings.... See More.

28 things do in St. Louis this fall

A few things are true about fall in St. Louis: the trees along the Mississippi and Missouri River bluffs settling into autumn gives Upstate New York a run for its money, and there is never a dull week or weekend when it comes to fall and Halloween events in St. Louis. Here are a few... See More.

Open Mic with Mich Hancock, TEDx

Click here to win VIP tickets to TEDxGatewayArch’s Ripple Effect: http://wshe.es/RiSlqSJq Are you a TED-Head? Not sure? Well, according to Chris Anderson, the Executive Director of TED, “As of 2015, TED Talks are viewed some 100 million times every month – 1.2 billion times a year.” In other words, there are a ton of TED-Heads.... See More.

How one Ferguson-Florissant teacher is teaching kindness

By Kristy Houle, Educational Opportunities Coordinator The world of education moves by quickly, so how do we inspire a culture of kindness before it passes us by? Studies have shown that students in kind, positive learning environments do better on tests, learn more (at a faster rate), and are just generally much, much happier. But... See More.

4 St. Louis-area school districts compete to fill superintendent positions

By CAMILLE PHILLIPS , St. Louis Public Radio There’s a competition afoot among St. Louis-area school districts that are trying to find the best person to fill open superintendent positions. But it’s not an unusual situation, especially because the area has so many districts, Missouri School Board Association associate executive director Mike Parnell said. Leaders of the... See More.

Spotlight On St. Louis’s Arts & Culture Scene

By: Amanda Honigfort, Special Programs Producer Saint Louis – Arts & Culture capital? Maybe not a popular sentiment, but there is more than enough happening in this city to keep anyone busy. At HEC, as the region’s foremost producer of arts, education and cultural content, we keep our eyes on the fantastic happenings in every... See More.

Community Arts Festival Receives Overwhelming Community Support

Community Arts Festival produced by Annonyarts at Satori, a festival created in honor of Rain Stippec after a random act of gun violence occurred in Soulard early February, has received amazing turn out from local area performers. The festival was slated to run for two weekends at Satori Theatre in collaboration with Annonyarts over the... See More.

Where to buy eclipse glasses in St. Louis

On Monday, August 21, 2017, the St. Louis region will experience its first total solar eclipse in over 400 years. As the moon’s shadow passes over the earth, only a relatively narrow pathway across the nation will have the opportunity to view this once-in-a-lifetime event. Archangels Gift Shop 3461 Hampton Ave St Louis MO 63139... See More.

Left Bank Books to Launch ‘BookFest St. Louis’ This September

Celebrate literature and literary arts at the first annual BookFest St. Louis, proudly presented by the Central West End, Left Bank Books and the Left Bank Books Foundation. BookFest St. Louis will host a diverse mix of locally and internationally renowned writers, with appearances by award-winning authors including Sherman Alexie, Ann Leckie, George Hodgman, Charlie... See More.

Off Mic: Denny Regan

By: Denny Regan, President and CEO of the Muny  Someone once offered an analogy for The Muny. “The Muny,” she said, “is like a mighty ship, streaming through the ocean. Crews are hired on, and crews leave, each in their turn keeping the ship afloat, then moving on; and the ship just keeps on its... See More.

Opera Theatre Designers win at 2017 Tony Awards

Two Opera Theatre of Saint Louis designers received Tony Awards last night for their work on Broadway. Christopher Akerlind, Opera Theatre’s resident lighting designer, and Jane Greenwood, renowned costume designer, were both recognized for their outstanding work in their respective fields. Christopher Akerlind, Opera Theatre’s resident lighting designer, was awarded the Tony for Best Lighting... See More.

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Date: April 18, 2015 Time: 10:00am