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Arts

The Fox’s Broadway series a success ‘Once’ again

The Fox’s Broadway series a success ‘Once’ again

April 12, 2014 at 11:10 am 0 comments

The Fabulous Fox Theater presents “Once,” the new Broadway musical showing April 8th through the 20th. The musical is based on an Irish musical film of the same name released in 2006. Written and directed by John Carney the film made its transition into the musical form by Enda Walsh’s […]

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Art: The age of Impressionism

April 12, 2014 at 11:05 am 0 comments

At the Saint Louis Art Museum the current featured exhibit, “Impressionist France: Visions of Nation from Le Gray to Monet,” bids for your presence until July 6 with student tickets for only $12. Unlike some art exhibits, each piece compels onlookers to enter the painting or photograph with an active […]

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Film features farmworkers’ fight

April 12, 2014 at 11:02 am 0 comments

A feature-length, Hollywood-produced film about a fabled union organizer? Now there’s something you don’t see every day. Director Diego Luna recreated the historic birth and life of the National Farm Workers Association (NFWA) through the story of its founder, Cesar Chavez. A civil rights activist of Mexican-American descent with a […]

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Atlas Week film teaches how to ‘Man Up’ and make a difference for orphaned kids

April 12, 2014 at 10:57 am 0 comments

Fathers – they teach us how to be strong and confident in ourselves, they guide us towards what is right and try to shelter us from what’s wrong. If we ever need any support, fathers are the first ones to step up. They teach us responsibility, push us to do […]

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SLU’s a cappella group is on to nationals

April 12, 2014 at 10:42 am 0 comments

Hats off to Saint Louis University’s all male a cappella group, Bare Naked Statues (BNS), who are headed to compete in New York City at the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella (ICCA). The group clenched their spot in the national finals by winning first place this past weekend in […]

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‘Budapest’ falls short for a Wes Anderson film

‘Budapest’ falls short for a Wes Anderson film

April 4, 2014 at 11:00 am 0 comments

I’ve always had difficulty choosing a favorite Wes Anderson film. Since first seeing “The Royal Tenenbaums” as a teenager, I’ve been repeatedly struck by the distinctive quirk, color and characters that fill the director’s earlier work. In fact, since Anderson’s 1996 debut, “Bottle Rocket,” the first significant deviation he’s made […]

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Goody Cafe has treats and eats

April 4, 2014 at 10:56 am 0 comments

Take a mere five-minute walk from the John Cook School of Business and you can find yourself at Goody Cafe, a new spot for bubble teas and Asian cuisine. Goody Cafe opened at the beginning of this year in the bottom of the recently rebuilt 3949 apartment building along Lindell […]

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A movie worth a second take: ‘Once’ is transformed on stage

April 4, 2014 at 10:51 am 0 comments

From April 8 through April 20, the Fabulous Fox Theater will host the new Broadway sensation “Once.” Premiering in 2011 at the off-Broadway New York Theater Workshop and taking Broadway by storm in 2012, the musical was nominated for 11 Tony Awards in 2012, including Best Musical. The show is […]

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New Shakira CD sure to make you shake

New Shakira CD sure to make you shake

March 27, 2014 at 6:34 pm 0 comments

The “She Wolf” whose singing started off in 2014 with a chart topping single, “Can’t Remember to Forget You” (feat. Rihanna), released her 10th album simply entitled “Shakira” on March 24. Since the 1990s, the Colombian singer and dancer has built a fan base that has made her name one […]

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Humanities festival shapes culture in STL

Humanities festival shapes culture in STL

March 27, 2014 at 6:33 pm 0 comments

Celebrating arts and culture is what we’re all about here at the UNews Arts desk, but we’re not the only ones. The humanities shape cultures; they define and explain generations and populations. April 1-6, the Missouri Humanities Council is partnering with the International Institute to celebrate the annual Greater St. […]

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