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SLU grads rock out at the Firebird

October 23, 2014 at 6:37 pm 0 comments

The Youngest, a fresh new indie band, took the stage at the Firebird last Thursday, Oct. 16. The band includes two recent SLU grads: Andrew Taetz who graduated in 2011, and John Quinn who graduated in 2013. Before his days in The Youngest, Quinn spent his time at SLU playing […]

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Before and after photos highlight the renovations made to the movie theater. Maysa Daoud / Contributor

Movie theater gets new style

October 23, 2014 at 6:31 pm 0 comments

Movie nights are a staple of college culture. There is something magical about piling fifteen or so freshmen into a tiny dorm room for a Disney marathon, or experiencing the luxury of having a hodge podge of people pile into your Village apartment without having to check-in a single person. […]

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Courtesy of Tammy Richards

YouTube comedy star turns author

October 23, 2014 at 6:29 pm 0 comments

“Grace’s Guide: The Art of Pretending to Be a Grown-Up” is a humorous look at the struggles millennials face as they become adults. Readers may recognize the author, Grace Helbig, from the YouTube comedy world, where she has almost two million subscribers and posts videos multiple times a week. As […]

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Solomon Thurman’s painting “Artist and Policeman” is part of SLUMA’s portion of this city-wide art exhibit. Courtesy of SLUMA Facebook

Citywide exhibit at SLUMA: ‘Hands Up, Don’t Shoot’

October 23, 2014 at 6:27 pm 0 comments

Recent events within the Ferguson and St. Louis community have inspired a new exhibit in the Saint Louis University Museum of Art. The Visual Art Exhibition, “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot: Artists Respond” is presented by the Alliance of Black Art Galleries. SLUMA is one of 14 cultural venues that are […]

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Westerfeld writes dynamic plot in ‘Afterworlds’

Westerfeld writes dynamic plot in ‘Afterworlds’

October 10, 2014 at 3:17 pm 0 comments

Scott Westerfeld’s “Afterworlds” should be put on your ‘books to read’ list. This book is composed of fresh details, eccentric characters and a distinguished plot. Westerfeld interconnects the lives of two different characters, one with supernatural powers and the other one living her dream in New York City, without falling […]

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‘Gone Girl’ lives up to hype

‘Gone Girl’ lives up to hype

October 10, 2014 at 3:14 pm 0 comments

It is a portrait of a perfect marriage: the doting, strong husband and the beautiful, intelligent wife. They may seem perfect from the outside, but what happens in the intimate crevices of a marriage behind close doors? In “Gone Girl”, Nick Dunne returns home on his fifth wedding anniversary to […]

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Matthew T. Green / Contributor

Grove Fest flaunts town’s ‘it’ status

October 10, 2014 at 3:10 pm 0 comments

There’s an old saying that states, “If you’ve got it, flaunt it.” Tucked away on Manchester Avenue, between Kingshighway Boulevard and Vandeventer Avenue, is The Grove – one of the most flaunt-worthy communities in St. Louis. Whatever “it” is, The Grove certainly has it. Diverse restaurants? Yep. Expressive art murals? […]

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Free art featured on First Fridays

October 10, 2014 at 2:57 pm 0 comments

This past Friday, the first in October, I chose to venture to the Grand Center Art Galleries to attend First Fridays. During the first Friday of every month, six Grand Center district art galleries are open free to the public, from 5 to 9 p.m. The Bruno David Gallery, the […]

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Eric Woolsey / Contributor

High praise for ‘Bus Stop’: Polished performance in Xavier Hall

October 10, 2014 at 2:53 pm 0 comments

Excitement was in the air at Xavier Hall on Friday night, as the Saint Louis University Theatre Company debuted their first main stage production of the year: “Bus Stop,” written by American playwright William Inge and directed by Sarah Whitney. Smiling faces of well-dressed theatre students welcomed the public as […]

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Pastaria: Clayton’s Little Italy

Pastaria: Clayton’s Little Italy

October 8, 2014 at 8:22 pm 0 comments

A night out on the town can be a rarity for the average college student’s budget. With this in mind, it is imperative that a highly anticipated night out includes a delicious meal. While the ever-popular Hill neighborhood offers several Italian options, Clayton has a particular gem that deserves mass […]

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