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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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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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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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‘Gotham’ reveals life before Batman

October 8, 2014 at 8:21 pm 0 comments

Red leaves, pumpkin-flavored drinks and chilly weather are not the only things that mark the beginning of fall. This time of year can also be distinguished by the fresh new batch of TV pilots that make their premieres. One of the most anticipated shows of this year is Fox’s “Gotham.” […]

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Get lost in the ‘Maze Runner’

Get lost in the ‘Maze Runner’

October 8, 2014 at 8:20 pm 0 comments

The constant struggle between what is right and what is tradition is a constant theme throughout the new film, “The Maze Runner,” directed by Wes Ball. On one side we have the protagonist, Thomas, who is striving to find a way out of his confinement in “the Glade” (a futuristic […]

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Scotland invades St. Louis with games

October 8, 2014 at 8:18 pm 0 comments

I have traveled all over the country of Scotland, and never have I seen more kilts in one location than in Forest Park this weekend. The St. Louis Scottish Games and Cultural Festival took place this past Friday and Saturday, Sept. 26-27. The St. Louis Scottish Games Corporation states on […]

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Fox lineup brings myriad musicals

Fox lineup brings myriad musicals

October 8, 2014 at 8:15 pm 0 comments

The Fabulous Fox Theatre, located close to campus, is a great spot to experience some theater. This season at the Fox combines tradition and new theater. Coming up first is “Dirty Dancing,” which will be playing from Oct. 21 – Nov. 2. Fans of the film and dance will have […]

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