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Arts

No fright for ‘Ghost The Musical’ in STL

No fright for ‘Ghost The Musical’ in STL

March 27, 2014 at 6:32 pm 0 comments

Tuesday night was the opening for the U.S. Tour of “Ghost The Musical” at the Peabody Opera House, and it was packed. The musical was written by Bruce Joel Rubin, who was also responsible for writing “Ghost” the movie that originally hit theaters in 1990. In the show there was […]

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Jandek shares set with locals

Jandek shares set with locals

March 27, 2014 at 6:32 pm 0 comments

The Billiken Club held one of its most memorable shows to date this past Friday, hosting the mysterious folk/blues project Jandek for an innovative two-hour set. The secretive and prolific Texas musician behind Jandek (who is probably named Sterling Smith, although this has never been confirmed) has been quietly releasing […]

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‘Five Dresses’ to be a fun, fast-paced performance

‘Five Dresses’ to be a fun, fast-paced performance

March 27, 2014 at 6:30 pm 0 comments

Saint Louis University Theatre presents “Five Women Wearing the Same Dress” by Alan Ball. This hilarious comedy is directed by Kristin Rion, a senior Theatre Major, and assistant directed by John Clark, a sophomore Theatre Management Major. The play is set during a wedding reception in Tennessee where there are […]

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HandleBar serves up a night of Russian culture in the Grove

HandleBar serves up a night of Russian culture in the Grove

March 27, 2014 at 6:30 pm 0 comments

For one night, HandleBar was transformed from a favorite Grove hangout to a Russian-inspired bistro complete with white tablecloths, soft candlelight and an authentic family-style menu. The intimate setting last Monday was an opportunity to celebrate the customs and culinary traditions of owner Tatyana Telnikova, who grew up in Moscow […]

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SLU’s Irish dancers are raising the bar

SLU’s Irish dancers are raising the bar

March 27, 2014 at 6:29 pm 0 comments

Elevation, SLU’s very own Irish dance team, showed off their hard work and passion in their third annual showcase last Saturday evening in Xavier Theater. I cannot explain what happens in my heart when I hear the sound of an Irish reel or the powerful rhythm of Irish hard shoes […]

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The Billiken Club lands gig with elusive Jandek

March 21, 2014 at 2:14 pm 0 comments

If you ever thought hand-written letters were only good for grandmas and thank you notes think again, because pen and paper was all it took for the Billiken Club to land one of the most elusive musicians in the world. Jandek is an “outsider” musician, meaning he does not conform […]

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Having happiness in life

March 21, 2014 at 2:11 pm 0 comments

We all know how stressful being a student is. I forever feel like I am riding the never-ending struggle bus heading to struggleville. I feel this more than ever right now, because I have to figure out how to condense a semester’s worth of work into two months and also […]

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Walk the Moon to headline spring concert

March 21, 2014 at 2:04 pm 0 comments

The Student Activities Board is hard at work promoting this semester’s spring concert, to be held next Friday, March 28. This year’s headliner is Walk the Moon, an indie rock group from Cincinnati, Ohio. The show will be held in Simon Rec Center, where the doors will open at 8 […]

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African-American Art celebrated at SLU

March 21, 2014 at 1:56 pm 0 comments

This collection, which opened at the Saint Louis University Museum of Art on Feb. 21, consists of over 60 works collected by Larry and Brenda Thompson. Although they both now reside in Connecticut, the Thompsons maintain connections to St. Louis and SLU in particular. Brenda Thompson received her Ph.D. in […]

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And The Oscar Goes To…

And The Oscar Goes To…

February 28, 2014 at 9:30 am 0 comments

Hollywood’s biggest night is this Sunday, March 2, when the finest actors, directors and leading professionals of the film industry gather for the 86th Academy Awards. Last year proved to be a fantastic season with award-worthy productions and performances across the board. With none of the nominees being declared a […]

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