Mustard Seed Theatre http://news.stlpublicradio.org en STL Rising Star, Alicia Reve' Like, Helps Piece Together Black History in 'Gee's Bend' http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/stl-rising-star-alicia-reve-helps-piece-together-black-history-gees-bend <p><em>Alicia Reve' Like plays Nella, a bright patch in an Alabama family whose quilts tell stories of segregation and the civil rights movement. </em></p><p>Last February, Alicia Reve' Like portrayed a motel maid who whooped up on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in <a href="https://www.stlbeacon.org/#!/content/29558/mountaintop_play_022313">the Black Rep’s “The Mountaintop,” the story of King’s last hours.</a></p> Tue, 11 Feb 2014 05:10:42 +0000 Nancy Fowler 33591 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org STL Rising Star, Alicia Reve' Like, Helps Piece Together Black History in 'Gee's Bend' Paintings, Plays And Puppets Mark Black History Month In St. Louis http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/paintings-plays-and-puppets-mark-black-history-month-st-louis <p><em>St. Louisans can explore the area's broad past including black history through larger-than-life puppets, Gee’s Bend, Ala., quilters and exhibits by members of the Alliance of Black Art Galleries.</em></p><p>The recently formed <a href="https://www.stlbeacon.org/#!/content/32911/alliance_black_galleries_092313">Alliance of Black Art Galleries</a> will debut its first collaborative exhibit in February in connection with St. Louis’ 250th birthday celebration.</p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 04:19:02 +0000 Nancy Fowler 33295 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Paintings, Plays And Puppets Mark Black History Month In St. Louis 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