A Queen Within http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Arts Rundown: Queen Is Leaving; New Art Coming In http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/arts-rundown-queen-leaving-new-art-coming <p>Let’s start with the assumption that this weekend will actually be the start of spring. It does not matter what the calendar says, that really was frost a few days ago.</p><p>And perhaps you have extra family around because of Easter or Passover. Here a couple of ideas to get everyone out of the house.</p><p></p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 02:26:27 +0000 Donna Korando 35343 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Arts Rundown: Queen Is Leaving; New Art Coming In Fashion & Chess: St. Louis' World Chess Hall of Fame Presents 'A Queen Within' http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/fashion-chess-st-louis-world-chess-hall-fame-presents-queen-within <p>In chess, the queen is recognized as the most powerful piece.&nbsp; It can move in any direction, making it desirable yet unpredictable.</p><p>Centuries ago, however, the queen didn’t exist.&nbsp; Around the 15th century, when Queen Isabella I of Spain and Queen Elizabeth I of England came to power, so too did the queen in chess.</p> Fri, 18 Oct 2013 15:32:26 +0000 Alex Heuer 30766 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Fashion & Chess: St. Louis' World Chess Hall of Fame Presents 'A Queen Within'