A staple of St. Joseph’s nightlife will return for the first time since September.
For 22 years, the Pony Express Museum’s “Tuesday Night Talks” series was a highlight for the winter, usually a down time for the museum.
The Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art always has been about showcasing different views, sometimes of the same thing.
The pandemic hit many industries hard, with local arts organizations, venues and bars taking huge bumps.
Since the St. Joseph Performing Arts Association can’t bring its series of performances to the Missouri Theater, it’s going to bring them to local neighborhoods.
Along with the cast and crew, Stover was deep into directing the college’s spring production, “She Kills Monsters.” Classes were stressful, but the overworked staff was up to the challenge.
“If everything falls in the way it’s supposed to fall in my department, both myself and Cassie Hoppas, who’s the costume designer, will both be out of work. So, you know, it sucks,” he said.
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Prince eschews royal label in Scotland speech LONDON | Just call him Harry.
The quirky, outlandish, magical world of “Matilda: The Musical” shouldn’t work for a regional theater production. But Robidoux Resident Theatre was determined to make it happen.
Much like our furry friends, movies about man’s best friend come in all shapes and sizes: lost dog movies, talking dog movies, military dog movies, reincarnated dog movies. “The Call of the Wild,” directed by Chris Sanders and based on the classic novella by Jack London, is what one might ca…
The foreign-language film remake has never been the most esteemed sort of Hollywood production, but the timing of “Downhill,” a remake of Ruben Östlund’s 2014 Swedish film “Force Majeure,” hasn’t done it any favors.
Ben Schwartz was up to speed on Sonic the Hedgehog long before he voiced the lightning-quick character in a new movie.
The best thing to come out of 2016’s much-derided DC antihero team-up “Suicide Squad” was Margot Robbie’s inspired take on Harley Quinn, the self-proclaimed “Joker’s girl” and quirky chaos clown. Robbie’s Quinn, with her colorful pigtails and baseball bat, instantly became an icon, a perenni…
There’s a scene early on in the new film “Gretel & Hansel” when the two title characters accidentally scarf down psychedelic mushrooms in a forest and it produces one very strong feeling in the audience: jealousy.
Finish those screeners and lock in your predictions — Oscar Sunday is nearly here.
When you think of top-notch movie assassins, there’s a good chance you conjure up Samuel L. Jackson or Keanu Reeves or Matt Damon. You might not immediately think of Blake Lively. But now you should.
“ The Last Full Measure ” — which details the fight to bestow the Medal of Honor to medic William H. Pitsenbarger — is catnip for dads, a true-life Vietnam war film that offers valor, a band of brothers, some dogged and righteous steadfastness, honor and grace. It also has a lot of loving th…
‘Birds of Prey’
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Dr. Dolittle, who favored animals and shunned humans, was on to something.
The third edition of the “Bad Boys” franchise starts as it must do: With a gleaming Porsche swerving at impossible speeds through Miami traffic under the expert control of Will Smith, with Martin Lawrence growing very sick beside him.
‘Skywalker’ rises again; ‘Little Women’ go big at box office LOS ANGELES | “Star Wars” was still rising in the last weekend of the year, while “Little Women” broke big at the box office.
TUCSON, Ariz. — Leora Sommer credits drawing for keeping her out of trouble, allowing for her early release from the state’s prison for women.
Will Smith has had a hit or miss year at the movies. So it’s nice that he’s closing out the year on a more positive note, with the insubstantial but lightly entertaining animated spy feature “Spies in Disguise.”
When the Hallmark Channel recently pulled, under pressure from a conservative group, a set of ads featuring a kiss between two happy brides at the altar, backlash was swift — to say the least.
LONDON — Wearing a tall black hat, a heavy mottled fur coat covered in trinkets, a long beard and plenty of hair, Andy Serkis received a round of applause from the crew of ‘‘A Christmas Carol’’ after thanking them for their hard work on the set.
It seems that Angelina Jolie’s current pet cause is rehabilitating the image of notorious “Sleeping Beauty” villain and evil fairy Maleficent. The 2014 live-action stand-alone film positioned the curse-bearing mistress of evil as a misunderstood and abused guardian of the natural world and a…
LOS ANGELES — Twenty-five years after “Clerks,” Kevin Smith says he’s crafted his “real big cinematic gravestone.”
Will Smith is usually an asset for a movie. You’d think then that it would be a good thing to have not just one but two Will Smiths in a movie if you can. That was at least part of the idea behind “Gemini Man.” The action film from Ang Lee also uses state of the art de-aging technology to cr…
A Shakespeare adaptation without all that Shakespeare stuff, David Michôd’s “The King” goes once more unto the breach only to come up short.
NEW YORK — With more than 100 appearances under her belt, soprano Lisette Oropesa wasn’t exactly a stranger at the Metropolitan Opera. But until this season she hadn’t truly arrived.
NEW YORK — T-Pain is not a fan of early mornings, but it’s the price you pay when traveling the country to highlight entrepreneurs and startup companies.
Berry Gordy announces retirement at 89
“Hustlers “ saves all of its tricks for the end. It’s a banger of an ending, too, which is something that so few films manage to nail. The emotion, the stakes, the character development and the why of it all hit around the same time. This, you think, is the movie. Then suddenly it’s over jus…
It can be a cheesy thing when a novel is split up and spread out over a handful of films, but Stephen King’s “It” is not one of those books.
Here is a selective list of upcoming fall 2019 film releases. Release dates subject to change:
It’s hard to have huge expectations for a movie called “The Angry Birds Movie 2.” After all, it’s not even a movie based on a smartphone game. It’s a SEQUEL to a movie based on a smartphone game.
The film adaptation of “The Art of Racing in the Rain” seems to have been designed by algorithm to maximize appeal for a certain demographic of women ages around 30 and up. Let’s take the lovable dad from “This is Us” (Milo Ventimiglia, who happens to have some lasting goodwill from his intr…
Every year, kids from around the area get their chance at being a part of a massive theatrical production when they join Creative Arts Productions’ summer camp.
What if a classic Charles Dickens story was given the classic songwriting power of “The Little Mermaid” and "Beauty and the Beast"?
LOS ANGELES — Stan Lee, the creative dynamo who revolutionized the comic book and helped make billions for Hollywood by introducing human frailties in superheroes such as Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four and the Incredible Hulk, died Monday. He was 95.
There are only a few musicals that could be considered an all-out party. “Mamma Mia!” is definitely one of them.
St. Joseph brewery to throw grand opening: River Bluff Brewery will become the first local brewery to open to the public since the closing of Belt Brewing Company. This is reason enough for the business to celebrate its grand opening with the public starting at 11 a.m. Saturday at 1224 Frede…
“Forever Plaid” is all about life not going as planned but still getting the chance to live out a big dream. The same could be said for the production.
Citywide Free Museum Day happens Saturday: In its 11th year, Smithsonian Magazine will present Free Museum Day starting at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 22. The day will be celebrated with museums and cultural institutions opening their doors free of charge. Many organizations in the Museum Associa…
If variety is the spice of life, then the Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art will have lots of flavors to choose from this weekend.
Tony Danza to perform at Missouri Theater: From “Who’s The Boss?” to the upcoming “The Good Cop,” Tony Danza has made a name for himself on television and the big screen. At 7:30 p.m. today the St. Joseph Performing Arts Association will present “Tony Danza: Standards and Stories” at the Mis…
When “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” director Marvin Byas approached leaders in Christ Episcopal Church about performing a musical, he was apprehensive.
First Thursday Noontime Concert Series kicks off: The monthly Downtown Noontime Concert Series will come back to First Presbyterian Church, at Seventh and Jules streets, at 12:10 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6. The featured performers will be baritone Shaun Agnew and Brent Isom on guitar. Attendees …