Christmas http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Bach Society Christmas Concert Continues 62 Year Tradition http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/bach-society-christmas-concert-continues-62-year-tradition <p>Continuing a sixty-two year tradition, the Bach Society of Saint Louis will perform its annual Christmas Candlelight Concert Tuesday, December 17, at Powell Hall. The Bach Society Chorus and Orchestra will be joined by the UMSL University Singers in a program opening with the "Gloria in excelsis Deo" from Bach's Mass in B Minor and featuring John Rutter’s “Gloria.”</p><p>As always, a highlight of the concert will be a candlelight processional.</p> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 23:27:20 +0000 Camille Phillips 32238 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Bach Society Christmas Concert Continues 62 Year Tradition Folklorist Publishes Book On St. Louis Christmas Traditions http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/folklorist-publishes-book-st-louis-christmas-traditions <h4>St. Louis folklorist John Oldani has published a new book on the region's folklore and traditions, this time about the Christmas holiday.</h4><p>The book, <em>Christmas in St. Louis,</em> includes more than 200 iconic St. Louis Christmas photographs by Mark S. Abeln, as well as historic photos from the archives of the <em>St. Louis Post-Dispatch</em>.</p><p>Among the book's highlights are:</p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 21:55:02 +0000 Camille Phillips 32021 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Folklorist Publishes Book On St. Louis Christmas Traditions A Capella Musical Based On A True Story Of WWI Opens At Mustard Seed Theatre http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/capella-musical-based-true-story-wwi-opens-mustard-seed-theatre <p>In remembrance of Veteran’s Day, Mustard Seed Theatre is presenting “All is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914.” The a cappella musical is based on a true story from the front lines during World War I.</p> Fri, 08 Nov 2013 23:04:02 +0000 Camille Phillips 31295 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org A Capella Musical Based On A True Story Of WWI Opens At Mustard Seed Theatre Three charged in fatal Christmas Eve shooting in St. Charles http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/three-charged-fatal-christmas-eve-shooting-st-charles <p>The <a href="http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/metro/article_751be4cc-129c-11e0-9d8c-0017a4a78c22.html">St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports</a> that three men have been charged today in the <a href="http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/article_7600bb1a-0f72-11e0-85b3-00127992bc8b.html">Christmas Eve drug-deal shooting</a> that killed a local football player from St. Charles.</p> Tue, 28 Dec 2010 20:43:10 +0000 Kelsey Proud 203 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Three charged in fatal Christmas Eve shooting in St. Charles Christmas tree recycling for free in St. Louis http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/christmas-tree-recycling-free-st-louis <p>The City of St. Louis is once again offering free Christmas tree recycling this year.</p> Mon, 27 Dec 2010 19:50:29 +0000 Julie Bierach 195 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Christmas tree recycling for free in St. Louis St. Louis will see white Christmas, tips for snowy roads http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-will-see-white-christmas-tips-snowy-roads <p>The <a href="http://www.modot.mo.gov/">Missouri Department of Transportation</a> is asking motorists to stay off the roads if possible during the winter storm that's expected to hit on Christmas Eve.</p><p>We have more details on the storm and tips for your holiday drive. We'll also keep you updated on any major changes in the weather here as it develops, but for real-time weather information, see the Missouri Department of Transportation's real-time <a href="http://www.modot.org/tim/">traveler information map</a>.</p><p> Thu, 23 Dec 2010 22:03:34 +0000 Rachel Lippmann & Kelsey Proud 184 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis will see white Christmas, tips for snowy roads