More than 30 businesses in Ferguson and Dellwood now have artwork covering their windows instead of ordinary plywood.
Inspired by the artistic efforts of friends on South Grand, Tom Halaska organized the “Paint for Peace” project to coordinate volunteers, donated supplies and businesses in north St. Louis County that wanted to participate.
Halaska, who owns the Art Bar on Cherokee Street, said he wanted to bring people together in a positive way.
Jazz Unlimited for SUnday, December 7 will be “The Fifty Year Anniversary of the Recording of “A Love Supreme.” On December 9, 1964, the John Coltrane Quartet entered Rudy Van Gelder’s studio with almost no written music but for a few sketches and what looked like a handwritten poem. They proceeded to record the album “A Love Supreme,” one of the most important and best selling albums in jazz. Since that time, three other versions of the work have been recorded along with interpretations of various sections by a number of artists. We will hear these interpretations played by the Conrad
The St. Louis Symphony is nominated for two Grammy awards this year. The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences members nominated the symphony in the categories of Best Orchestral performance and Best Engineered Album, Classical. Vice President of External Relations Adam Crane almost couldn’t stop smiling when he discussed hearing the news.
“It’s what everyone strives for when you record an album, you want a Grammy award,” said Crane.
“Reality” by playwright Lia Romeo is a dark comedy that goes behind the scenes of the reality TV show “Looking for Love.” The play opens with a proposal, then the reality show cast is secreted away for several weeks while the rest of the world catches up with the show, one episode at a time.