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Celebrating With Family

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Although it’s been said many times, many ways, the holiday season is all about family:  the family we grew up in, the families we see on holiday specials on TV, and most of all, the family we have chosen to be part of as adults.

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BandTogether Holiday Concert

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ST. LOUIS – On December 17th BandTogether will celebrate the holiday season with the annual Holiday Concert.  The concert will begin at 8 PM at the 560 Music Center, located at 560 Trinity Avenue in University City (63130).  The band membership has selected a number of their favorite holiday pieces for this performance. No holiday season would be complete without a spirited rendition of Sleigh Ride!

 

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A Nacho Dishin’ with Dieta

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This recipe was born after I wanted some nachos and realized I used the last of my economy size package of ground beef the night before for some Sloppy Joe’s.

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GMC Ringing in 25th Season

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ST. LOUIS – The Gateway Men’s Chorus will ring in their 25th Season with a Holiday concert full of surprises.  The Holidays are a time to embrace the spiritual, and The Chorus will inspire audiences with “Let There Be” and “Light One Candle”. 

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“Godspell” @ Mustard Seed

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There’s a street on the poor side of town. A homeless woman lives in a cardboard box under a 2nd story porch. We see a music store, antique shop, and optician’s sign with letters missing. A kid bundled in a hoodie is painting graffiti on the brick wall.“Suggestion box” with an arrow points to the garbage can. “Another tag reads: “Too many things, not enuf poetry.” We see him in action as we enter to witness (and that’s the word I mean to use) the musical Godspell, impeccably directed by Deanna Jent, founder and Artistic Director of Mustard Seed Theatre.

 

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PHD’s “Bulging Packages”

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Pack a little something special into your gift-giving this year! Affordable original art makes the perfect stuffer for your stocking.  PHD Gallery hosts its third annual holiday gift show, “Bulging Packages Under Your Tree” an exhibition of original art perfect for holiday giving.

 

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Lumière’s The Dish

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Lumierechef

Let’s face it—we want choices when hitting the town to grab a bite—and one need look no further than Lumière Place where a slate of six restaurants, from casual and contemporary to finer fare awaits to sate even the most refined of pallets.

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Talking with Michael B. Perkins

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Michael B. Perkins is one of the most versatile young theatre personalities around our town. A St. Louis native (Oakville H.S. 2003, if you want to know), he is an actor, as well as a graphic artist, filmmaker, projections expert, web designer, sound designer, writer, director and has recently been working as a producer’s assistant.

 

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