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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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Arts & Culture
2:03 pm
Sat February 18, 2012

St. Louis Symphony Extra: February 19

Ana Lopez & Kevin Shannon perform "Arcangelo"
Dilip Vashwanat

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, February 19.

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.

This is what's in store for you this Saturday:

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Soulard Mardi Gras
12:02 pm
Fri February 17, 2012

Mardi Gras celebration kicks into high gear in St. Louis

The route (in blue) of the River City Grand Parade Saturday in St. Louis.
(Courtesy of Mardi Gras, Inc.)

One of the area’s biggest public parties of the year takes place in the Soulard neighborhood this weekend. 

Organizers of the Mardi Gras celebration are expecting more than 100 units and 2000 people in the River City Grand Parade Saturday. It’s the 33rd year for the event, which has grown to become one of the largest Mardi Gras parties in the country. Spokesman Mack Bradley says they’ve worked hard to make sure the event is fun – and safe – for everyone.

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