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St. Louis Symphony Presents ‘Singin’ in The Rain’ Movie Musical Tribute to Debbie Reynolds

Celebrate the 65th anniversary of the movie musical with the orchestra performing the score live  The St. Louis Symphony will breathe new life into “Singin’ in the Rain” during two events at Powell Hall. The orchestra will play the score live while audiences enjoy the award-winning on-screen performances of Gene Kelly, Donald O’Connor, and Debbie […]

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Cinema St. Louis to Present Screening of ‘1984’ as Part of a National Screening Day

On April 4, 2017, Cinema St. Louis will join more than 90 art-house movie theaters and film organizations across the country in a National Screening Day of “1984” (Michael Radford, U.K., 1984, 111 min.). The screenings will occur in 81 cities, which are located in 35 states and one Canadian province. April 4 — the […]

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Briefs is Bolder Than Ever

At a time when both LGBTQ rights, freedom of expression and funding for the arts hangs in the balance, the sixth annual Briefs: A Festival of Short LGBTQ Plays is more relevant than ever. The festival runs March 9-11 at the .ZACK Performing Arts Incubator in Grand Center. Presented by Pearl Vodka and co-produced by That Uppity Theatre Company and Vital […]

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Miley Cyrus Narrarates Tribute Video in Honor of Elizabeth Taylor’s 85th Birthday

In honor of what would have been Elizabeth Taylor’s 85th birthday on February 27th, The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation (ETAF) is releasing a short video to celebrate her legacy. The video reflects on one of the most unforgettable figures of the big screen, diving into Elizabeth Taylor’s unique and multifaceted fame, and the path that […]

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FedEx Launches Fifth Annual Small Business Grant Contest

FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) today announced that it will launch its fifth annual Small Business Grant Contest on February 21, 2017.  This year, the contest offers grants and services to ten small businesses, distributing a collective prize pool of $120,500—the largest sum since the contest’s inception.  For the first time this year, the winners will […]

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Jaimie Hileman Speaks Out In Response to Trump’s Move Against Transgender Community

“I’m extremely disappointed, but not surprised, in the decision made by the Trump administration last night. It is ethically and morally wrong. Bullying should not be institutionalized at the federal or state level, and that’s what this decision does. I wish that the leadership would provide a safe and inclusive environment for all students, especially […]

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The Loop Prepares for the Eclipse Festival This August

In case you haven’t heard, 2017 will be a remarkable year. On August 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse will cover a 70 mile-wide area from Oregon to South Carolina, and it includes the St. Louis area. The last total solar eclipse to pass over St. Louis was in 1442, and it won’t happen again […]

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Former Miss Missouri Erin O’Flaherty To Emcee ‘Performing For Pencils’ Charity Talent Show

Performing for Pencils is a not-for-profit that was started in Fall 2013 by two John Burroughs high school students with a clear mission:  Build community by bringing high school talent together to collect new school supplies that will be donated to St. Louis area kids in need.  Over 90,000 St. Louis kids start school each […]

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