Entertainment

St. Louis Aquarium at Union Station will open Christmas Day

The St. Louis Aquarium at Union Station will open on Christmas. Special Christmas Day hours will be from noon until 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 25, the aquarium announced Wednesday. Timed admission tickets will go on sale at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4 at www.stlouisaquarium.com. As construction continued this year, owners of the new aquarium had promised

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New ‘Nutcracker’: South County dance studio is set to perform full ballet for first time

Pictured above: Students at Gateway Dance Conservatory rehearse for the studio’s first full-length production of Tchaikovsky’s ‘The Nutcracker’ in Pacific Nov. 23. Gateway is a nonprofit studio that meets at The Pavilion at Lemay and provides underprivileged dance students with scholarships and other financial aid, as well as inclusionary classes for students with special needs.

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Post Malone tour comes to St. Louis in February

Post Malone is coming to St. Louis, extending his Runaway Tour for a second leg in 2020. Malone, who has been nominated for a Grammy Award and is diamond-certified, will perform at the Enterprise Center at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7. Tickets will cost $50.50, $80.50, $100.50, $150.50, $180.50, $300.50, $400.50 and $500.50 and are

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Lindbergh’s ‘1984’ reminds us that freedom needs vigilance

Another View By Mike Tsichlis Lindbergh School Board I had the great privilege of recently attending the Lindbergh High School fall theatrical production of George Orwell’s “1984.” The cast and crew are to be commended for their chilling portrayal of a totalitarian society where words, history, and human identity itself are shaped and even erased

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Loop Trolley set to derail without new county cash

Pictured above: County Executive Steve Stenger did not attend the March 12, 2015 groundbreaking for the Loop Trolley. Officials in attendance, from left, were Les Sterman of the Loop Trolley Committee; Susan Trautman, executive director, Great Rivers Greenway; St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay; Joe Edwards; Mokhtee Ahmad, region administrator of Region 7 for the Federal Transit

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Disturbed brings ‘sound of silence’ to St. Louis

By L. Kent Wolgamott For the Call Disturbed will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, with In This Moment at Chaifetz Arena, 1 S. Compton Ave. Tickets start at $49.99. On tour after tour, the hard rock/heavy metal band Disturbed listened to a heavy-metal playlist in the dressing room before its shows. On its

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Top 10 things to know about the St. Louis Wheel

Pictured above: Overlooking Union Station from the Wheel. Photo by Erin Achenbach.  By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The much-anticipated St. Louis Wheel, the 200-foot Ferris wheel next to Union Station, will open to the public for the first rides Monday. The first ceremonial rides happened Tuesday, with Mayor Lyda Krewson catching the first spin around

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