Monthly Archives: January 2013

The goat, or who is Sylvia, Edward Albee, at St. Louis’s agora, Gaslight Theater

When did you last go to a play so powerful that a man in your row had to leave, pushing past everyone, and an elderly woman in a far front row urgently decided to skip the steps and just slip … Continue reading

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Inebriation, adultery, and furs in colonial St. Louis

Aren’t you curious about the earliest history of St. Louis? Did you know that Lafayette Park is what remains of the original grazing commons in St. Louis? Did you know that St. Louis was basically a fur trading outpost of … Continue reading

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Winter’s Bone: don’t miss this Missouri story

Do you love the tick-infested, silent razor ridges of the Ozarks? Have you hiked off trial to the quiet limestone drips in the sharp valleys? Do you wonder about the people that live here? You won’t want to miss Daniel … Continue reading

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Hidden Valley has downhill skiing 40 minutes from St. Louis!

We went skiing today. Downhill skiing. I felt the snow give under my skis, curving left then right, sailing down the open slope. This 310 foot drop is enough to get up some speed, enough that a straight run of … Continue reading

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Go see Good People at the Rep in St. Louis, our flagship theater

Are you going to let life whiz by in a flurry of deadlines and tasks, or are you going to go to the theater? Well, tonight we went to the theater, more specifically to the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, … Continue reading

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