Hal Holbrook is an Emmy and Tony award winning actor and is perhaps, most well-known for portraying Hannibal, Missouri native Mark Twain in â€śMark Twain Tonight.â€ť
Holbrook has performed Twain, whose real name was Samuel Clemens, since 1954 and has portrayed the role more than 2,000 times.Â He has memorized volumes of Twainâ€™s writings and is able to make observations â€“ in Twainâ€™s voice â€“ on a multitude of topics including politics, current events, and business.
The Mona Lisa and The Last Supper are two of the most well-known and recognizable paintings.
The Italian artist, Leonardo da Vinci, was not famous when he began painting The Last Supper in 1495 and he faced much professional uncertainty.Â He was forty years old and had left several patrons dissatisfied with his work.
However, The Last Supper, a fifteen feet high by thirty feet wide work, is considered a masterpiece.Â It depicts the last supper of Jesus with his disciples and the reaction to him saying he would be betrayed.
In the last several weeks the St. Louis Public Schools and the Normandy School District traded places on the list of unaccredited and provisionally accredited schools. . Congratulations to the city schools for regaining provisional status and good luck to Normandy on its journey back to accreditation. Here in the St. Louis region we typically only talk about our public school challenges or occasionally the Kansas City challenges but the list of unaccredited and provisional schools in Missouri, in addition to St.
The organization Missouri Immigrant and Refugee Advocates, or MIRA, is presenting their third annual visual exhibition â€śThe Missouri Immigrant Experience: Faces and Placesâ€ť at Old North Restoration Group from November 9 â€“ December 2.
The photography exhibition features the images of local photographers Juan Montana and Bosnia native Amela Sinijac, in addition to historical photographs provided by the Missouri Historical Society.
On Sunday, November 18, Jazz Unlimited presents "Jazz from Clubs on the Left Coast-Part 3" with music mainly from the Los Angeles area.Â Much of the music was recorded at The Lighthouse Cafe in Hermosa Beach.Â Such Artists as the Lighthouse All-Stars, Cannonball Adderley, Curtis Amy, the Jazz Crusaders, the Modern Jazz Quartet, the Ramsey Lewis Trio, Lee Morgan, Art Blakey with Keith Jarrett, Gene Harris and the Three Sounds, Joe Henderson and Elvin Jones.Â The Renaissance Coffee House in Hollywood will have music by the Red Mitchell Cello Quintet with Jim Hall, Ben Webster, Jimmy Witherspo