Lindy Hop http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Prohibition Era St. Louis, From Dance To Drink http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/prohibition-era-st-louis-dance-drink <p>From 1920 until 1933, it was illegal to manufacture, transport and sell alcohol in the United States. In response, an underground culture of speakeasies and bootleggers sprang up, where covert groups met in unmarked locations to drink homemade gin, listened to jazz and danced the Charleston.</p><p>In St. Louis, those looking for a drink met in cellars and caves, said Tracy Lauer, an archivist at Anheuser-Busch. &nbsp;Saloons and taverns shut down across the city, many to never reopen.</p> Thu, 08 May 2014 22:06:13 +0000 Camille Phillips 35958 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Prohibition Era St. Louis, From Dance To Drink Lindy Hop Brings Swing Dance Festival And Jazz Music Crawl To St. Louis http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/lindy-hop-brings-swing-dance-festival-and-jazz-music-crawl-st-louis <p>Arch City Radio Hour is a program hosted by Nick Garcia on St. Louis Public Radio's HD-2 Channel, The Gateway. The show features conversations and performances with St. Louis area musicians.</p> Fri, 01 Nov 2013 20:56:47 +0000 Camille Phillips 31100 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Lindy Hop Brings Swing Dance Festival And Jazz Music Crawl To St. Louis