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Arts

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Interacting with art at CAM

November 13, 2014 at 2:30 pm 0 comments

This past Friday, I went to the “First Fridays” at two different museums with a couple of friends. I visited the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis on Washington Boulevard, and the Bruno Davis Gallery. Unlike the Sheldon Art Gallery (which I visited previously), the Contemporary Museum is an interactive museum […]

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Nolan shoots for the stars with ‘Interstellar’

November 13, 2014 at 2:21 pm 0 comments

Christopher Nolan’s new sci-fi endeavor, “Interstellar,” is nothing like you have ever seen. The trailers released are vague and have left many confused as to what the film is about. You will head into the film with a cloud of mystery, but will leave awe-struck at the cinematic sensation that […]

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Spotlight on cinema in STL: CGC participates in film festival

Spotlight on cinema in STL: CGC participates in film festival

November 13, 2014 at 2:14 pm 0 comments

On Nov. 13, the 23rd Annual Whitaker St. Louis International Film Festival (SLIFF) will begin. With showings all over the city, including some on our own campus, the festival offers a lot of excellent entertainment for all. I have been fortunate enough to intern with Cinema St. Louis this semester, […]

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SLAM brings world’s art to St. Louis

November 7, 2014 at 5:29 pm 0 comments

Since its founding in 1879, the St. Louis Art Museum (SLAM) is a prominent destination for weekend relaxation that doesn’t cost visitors a cent out of their wallets, and provides a profit of artistic inspiration. Located in Forest Park, the art museum not only offers amazing visuals on the inside, […]

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Conor Grennan talks memories, advice

November 7, 2014 at 5:24 pm 0 comments

Conor Grennan is the author of “Little Princes,” a best-selling memoir about his experiences volunteering in an orphanage in war-torn Nepal. He is also the founder and president of Next Generation Nepal, a non-profit that works to reconnect victims of child trafficking with their families. “Little Princes” was the summer […]

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Poet Relives Past

November 7, 2014 at 5:20 pm 0 comments

Jacqueline Woodson’s newest book, “Brown Girl Dreaming,” beautifully combines poetry and memoir to tell the story of her youth. Woodson was raised in South Carolina, and later in New York City, and in this book, she writes of the reality of growing up in both the North and the South […]

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‘Corsets, Cleavage and Codpieces’

November 7, 2014 at 5:17 pm 0 comments

The art history program, of SLU’s Department of Fine and Performing Arts, sponsored an event, “Corsets, Cleavage, and Codpieces: The Sexing of Style in Early Modern Europe,” on Wednesday, Nov. 5. Dr. Carole Frick, historical studies department chair at SIU-E, presented her lecture to a group of Saint Louis University […]

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Restituo offers cozy cup o’ joe

Restituo offers cozy cup o’ joe

November 7, 2014 at 5:11 pm 0 comments

On the outside, Restituo, in the Shaw neighborhood, acts as a cool corner coffee spot. This conception is soon skewed, upon entry into what can best be described as a melting pot. Mixed and matched tables and chairs, games, a fake fireplace, lamps, books, pillows, bean bag chairs, vinyl and […]

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Insomnia Cookies delivers sweet treats to campus

October 30, 2014 at 3:39 pm 0 comments

Brand new, just a few blocks from SLU, at the intersection of Lindell Boulevard and Euclid Avenue, is Insomnia Cookies, an in-house or delivery bakery that’s open daily, until 3 a.m., to satisfy SLU’s late-night sweet tooth. Because most of Insomnia’s business is based on its delivery service, the physical […]

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Rise Coffee House

Rise Coffee House

October 30, 2014 at 3:38 pm 0 comments

Manchester Avenue, a well-known road in the Grove, features a variety of atypical establishments. Rise Coffee House earns its spot with an allure that distinguishes it from the numerous coffee shops in the area. At first glance, Rise is easily mistakable for an ordinary cafe; however, upon entering, visitors can […]

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