Arts & Culture

St. Louis Symphony
5:25 pm
Fri March 9, 2012

St. Louis Symphony Encore - a glimpse of Carnegie Hall

An exterior view of Carnegie Hall in New York City.
(via Flickr/cliff1066â„¢)

We know, we know. No St. Louis Symphony broadcast this weekend. We'll miss it Saturday night, too. But, we're not leaving you completely void of your Symphony fix!

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Joe Pollack
3:24 pm
Fri March 9, 2012

Joe Pollack, longtime St. Louis reviewer, KWMU host, commentator, dies

Joe Pollack.
(St. Louis Public Radio file photo)

Updated 4:08 p.m. with reaction from Harper Barnes, a former St. Louis Post-Dispatch cultural editor and critic.

Long-time St. Louis theatre, movie and food critic Joe Pollack died early this morning.

He was 81.

Pollack worked at the Post for more than 20 years until his retirement in 1995.

He then became host of the arts program Cityscape here at St. Louis Public Radio and later contributed movie and theatre reviews.

Harper Barnes, a former Post-Dispatch cultural editor and critic, says Pollack had a big impact on St. Louis.

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Arts & Culture
5:59 pm
Fri March 2, 2012

Best-selling books in St. Louis for the week ending February 26

Sue's News

Below is the top-ten list of the St. Louis region's best-selling adult and children's books, according to the St. Louis Independent Bookstore Alliance.

For the week ending February 26:

Adult:

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Arts & Culture
4:00 pm
Fri March 2, 2012

St. Louis Symphony Extra - March 3, 2012

(Alyse O'Brien)

The St. Louis Symphony continues its 2011-2012 season this weekend, and you can be right there with them from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, March 3.

On select Saturday evenings, St. Louis Public Radio broadcasts the Symphony's performance over the air, bringing you a live classical music experience wherever you are.

However, if you're able to join the performance in person this Saturday, it's St. Louis Public Radio Night!

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St. Louis Symphony
12:57 pm
Sat February 25, 2012

St. Louis Symphony Extra - February 25, 2012

Powell Hall in St. Louis. Home of the St. Louis Symphony.
(Alise O'Brien)

The St. Louis Symphony continues its 2011-2012 season this weekend, and you can be right there with them from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 25.

On select Saturday evenings, St. Louis Public Radio broadcasts the Symphony's performance over the air, bringing you a live classical music experience wherever you are.

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Photo of the Week
4:00 am
Sat February 25, 2012

Sun in Water

Dave Carriel Via Flickr

Photo by Dave Carriel on Flickr.com.

Join the St. Louis Public Radio Flickr group to see interesting photos taken in the St. Louis region and submit your own. Each week on our website we feature one outstanding photo from the group.

Arts & Culture
6:00 pm
Fri February 24, 2012

Best-selling books in St. Louis for the week ending February 19

Subterranean Books on Delmar.

Below is the top-ten list of the St. Louis region's best-selling adult and children's books, according to the St. Louis Independent Bookstore Alliance.

For the week ending February 19:

Adult:

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Food
10:41 am
Tue February 21, 2012

Five St. Louis food names included as James Beard semifinalists

(via Flickr/neil conway)

Four St. Louis chefs and one restaurant have been named as James Beard Award semifinalists.

In case you're not familiar with the awards, they are described as "the highest honor for food and beverage professionals working in North America" on their website - or, as Time magazine put it, "the Oscars of the food world."

So, who are the noted locals? Here's the list, in alphabetical order:

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Photo of the Week
10:06 am
Mon February 20, 2012

Beautiful Decay

Michael Schoenewies Via Flickr

Photo by Michael Schoenewies on Flickr.com.

Join the St. Louis Public Radio Flickr group to see interesting photos taken in the St. Louis region and submit your own. Each week on our website we feature one outstanding photo from the group.

Arts & Culture
9:33 am
Mon February 20, 2012

Best-selling books in St. Louis for the week ending February 12

Main Street Books in St. Charles

Below is the top-ten list of the St. Louis region's best-selling adult and children's books, according to the St. Louis Independent Bookstore Alliance.

For the week ending February 12:

Adult:

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