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Rashad Rounds
Provided by Mr. Rounds | St. Louis Beacon | 2013

This article first appeared in the St. Louis Beacon: Rashad Rounds grew up Olivette and graduated from Ladue Horton Watkins High School in 2001. Shortly after that, he launched himself into the LA dance scene. During his time there, Rounds -- who uses the name Wizdom Truth -- danced for Usher, on “Dancing With the Stars” and worked with major choreographers. But finding his way from St. Louis to Los Angeles wasn’t easy.

This article first appeared in the St. Louis Beacon: Like many artists, dancer Antonio Douthit hears a different drummer. But the drumbeat that changed his life at 16 wasn’t in his head. It wafted from a window on Washington Avenue.

This article first appeared in the St. Louis Beacon: When you enjoy a dance presentation, you expect to be moved, emotionally. But in an upcoming Leverage Dance Theater performance, the audience actually travels with the modern dance concert to three separate locations.

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:

Photo of the Week

Nov 21, 2011
M.C. Bishop / Via Flickr

Photo taken by M.C. Bishop on Flickr.com of the Raas team during Washington University's celebration of Diwali.

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

Paul Taylor brings world premiere to St. Louis

Nov 18, 2008

This article first appeared in the St. Louis Beacon: November 18, 2008 - Paul Taylor is in St. Louis this week to direct the world premiere of Beloved Renegade, a work for 15 dancers inspired by the 19th century American poet Walt Whitman. The motivation for the dance was Leaves of Grass , a volume of 12 free-verse poems that exalt the body and soul as one.

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