Film critics in St. Louis are getting a jump on the foreign journalists that decide the Golden Globe award winners. While the nominees for 2010 Globes will be announced tomorrow, the St. Louis Film Critics have announced their list today.
Eric Woods is Owner and Founder of The Firecracker Press at 2838 Cherokee Street. He's a visual artist, not a poet. But he's been teaming up with poets for most of the nine years he's been open, mostly, he says "out of necessity."
At noon on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, the 90 members of the St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra are on stage at Powell Hall getting ready to rehearse German composer Paul Hindemith's "Symphonic Metamorphosis."
Typical Thanksgiving break plans for trombonist David Lindsay, a junior at Pattonville High School who's in his first year with the orchestra, don't include an hour and a half rehearsal.
Red-winged blackbirds flock together in Southern Illinois. Photo by Mike Matney on Flickr.
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It all started, this fascination with vinyl record albums, says David MacRunnel, back when he was 2 years old.
"My mother (Linda) used to force me to listen to records, her music, Andy Williams and Johnny Mathis, 24-7," says MacRunnel of Creve Coeur.
A mere 14 years later, the sophomore at Parkway Central High School in Chesterfield, is two-racks deep in his personal vinyl collection. McRunnel is up to about 1,200 albums, he says, and he'll add more when he's got a little extra change.