Author Archives: Caleb Mansfield

Sandra Bernhard Gets ‘Loud’ in St. Louis Nov. 18

After many years of entertaining, Sandra Bernhard has garnered experience and a knack for the groovy. Recently, the comedienne has been touring with her solo show “Sandra Monica Boulevard: Coast to Coast” and has her own Sirius XM show “Sandyland.” On Nov. 18, Sandra returns to the St. Louis for Loud & Lavish at the […]

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StL Musician Paige Alyssa Knows You’re ‘Worth It’

Paige Alyssa is no stranger to music. After two EPs, the singer is familiar with the fine art of crafting music. Since stepping into the role of producer, it’s clear that Alyssa’s passion for her work is undeniable. Drawing inspiration from Michael Jackson, Gladys Knight, and Sonic the Hedgehog, Alyssa produced her latest single “Worth […]

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StL Area Native Shane Watson’s Film ‘I Live Here’ Nominated For Oscar

It’s not every day a side interest becomes a Student Academy Awards-nominated film. Shane Watson, an O’Fallon, Illinois, native, became interested in film during a trip to Barcelona in 2013, and only four years later, his short film “I Live Here” is up for an Oscar. “I never thought I’d be a semi-finalist in my […]

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From High-Security to High Tide: Susan Surftone Takes on Politics One Note at a Time

What’s it like to leave the high security world of being an FBI agent and turning into Susan Surftone the musician? It was a little jarring at first. I had gotten used to having a badge and having a gun, and all of the sudden, you hand it over and that’s it. It’s a moment […]

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Review: ‘Disney’s The Little Mermaid’ Swims to the Surface at the Muny

Correction: An earlier version of this story incorrectly states Michael Schweikardt designed Ursula’s costume. In actuality, it was designed in collaboration by Eric Wright, Puppet Kitchen Productions, Robin McGee and Schweikardt. Take it from Sebastian, “Everything’s better down where it’s wetter.” The Muny is currently “Under the Sea” with its second show of the 99th season: […]

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