Harry Weber http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Statue honoring Chuck Berry dedicated in the Loop http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/statue-honoring-chuck-berry-dedicated-loop <p><em>You can see more photos of the dedication in the gallery below</em></p><p>A nearly two-year effort to raise money for a statue of St. Louis native Chuck Berry in the city came officially to a close today Friday as dignitaries gathered with the man they call the father of rock &#39;n&#39; roll to dedicate the sculpture.</p> Fri, 29 Jul 2011 19:32:22 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 1763 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Statue honoring Chuck Berry dedicated in the Loop Chuck Berry statue installed in the Loop http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/chuck-berry-statue-installed-loop <p><a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/berry-get-st-louis-area-statue-despite-critics">Despite criticism</a>, a statue of rock legend Chuck Berry was installed in University City, Mo. Friday in the Delmar Loop.</p><p>The statue was crafted by local artist Harry Weber and a formal dedication is planned for July 29.</p><p>Previously, critics voiced concerns that the statue was to be installed on city-owned land and that Berry spent time in jail.</p> Fri, 01 Jul 2011 15:22:34 +0000 Kelsey Proud 1550 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Chuck Berry statue installed in the Loop Berry to get St. Louis-area statue despite critics http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/berry-get-st-louis-area-statue-despite-critics <p>The rock legend known for such hits as &quot;Johnny B. Goode&quot; will be getting a statue in suburban St. Louis, but not everyone thinks that&#39;s so great.</p><p>University City&#39;s City Council on Monday night refused to block installation of an 8-foot bronze sculpture by artist Harry Weber honoring 84-year-old Chuck Berry.</p> Tue, 28 Jun 2011 15:02:05 +0000 The Associated Press 1518 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Berry to get St. Louis-area statue despite critics