Charles Dickens’ heartwarming tale comes to life on The Rep stage for the first time in 35 years. On Christmas Eve, the miser Ebenezer Scrooge is given a chance at redemption as he’s visited by four ghosts — his old partner Jacob Marley and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future — who teach him it’s never too late to change.
Shows are Tuesdays at 7 PM, Wednesdays thru Saturdays at 8 PM and Sundays at 7 PM, with matinees Saturdays at 4 PM and Sundays at 2 PM.
Art at the Station features the work of local artists each month in the campus library at St. Louis Community College-Meramec. Due to anticipated renovations at the Kirkwood Train Station, Art at the Station has been temporarily relocated to the Meramec campus. In January 2016 and December 2017, the work of oil painter Daniel Fishback and the oil and mixed media work of Sheldon Johnson will be featured. Art at the Station is produced by the Kirkwood Arts Commission.
This year 14 new attractions and experiences will make Holidays at Union Station the biggest holiday hot spot in the Midwest. The Santa Express Train Ride is the centerpiece of this expanded holiday event. Real trains pull out of St. Louis Union Station - the 1894 National Historic Landmark terminal - beginning November 18 and continuing through December 30, 2016.
Trains will leave the station at 4:45, 6:15, 7:30 and 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays.
Join Perennial for our last reMAKE craft night before the new year. The evening will be filled with merriment, good cheer, homemade baked goods, and upcycled crafting! Perennial provides all tools, materials, and instruction. Craft your holidays by making:
Burlap Wreath – turn coffee bags and hangers into a holiday wreath
Upcycled Trivet – transform t-shirts or jeans into a trivet for the table
Collage Candle Votive – cut and collage to create an illuminated paper lantern
Space is limited to 25 spots!
Wayne Schell leads a group the participants in singing for two hours of shanties and Irish songs at Morrison's Irish Pub, 200 State St, Alton, IL 62002.
Celebrate the holidays with Memories of ELVIS.� Steve Davis and the Mid-South Revival Band recreates a� holiday themed Elvis Presley concert that will have you dancing and singing to all the great hits and some holiday classics. There will be a few musical presents unwrapped too.�� Opening this� show will be Thomas Hickey as Buddy Holly and Anna Blair as Patsy Cline.
The son of a welder from rural New England, Rod Picott is a masterful songwriter and soulful singer who carries with him as fine a suitcase of songs as you'll find anywhere. Slaid Cleaves, Ray Wylie Hubbard and Fred Eaglesmith have recorded Rod Picott songs. A former construction worker who hung up his tools when he released his debut cd in 2000, Picott has carved a career for himself with a run of 6 beautifully crafted self released cds over the last 13 years and a well earned reputation as an engaging, emotion fueled performer.Hang Your Hopes On a Crooked Nail, produced by RS Field [Billy Joe Shaver, Justin Townes Earle, Hayes Carl] is a collection of carefully crafted songs of rugged truth and beauty. Recorded at Joe Pisapia's [KD Lang, Guster] Middletree Studios in East Nashville the CD highlights Picott's particular gift for exploring complex themes in common language. The eleven songs on Hang Your Hopes On a Crooked Nail offer an unblinking albeit wry gaze into our common heart and a clenched fist of defiance against the trials that tear at our humanity. Praise for Rod Picott"…an artist who deserves to be heard" -Mary Gauthier"…Beautiful and heartbreaking songs-one of the best on the Americana and folk scene" -Slaid Cleaves"…If you're a fan of great songwriting, you're a fan of Rod Picott. Simple as that." -Brian Koppelman [Director/Screenwriter -Oceans Thirteen, Solitary Man, Rounders]
The St. Louis Banjo Club performs at Concordia Turner Hall.For more information, call 314-842-3185 or visit www.stlouisbanjoclub.org.
After a final meeting with her parole officer, this ex-con mother of three from a trailer park in Alabama straighten out her life by selling the iconic plastic bowls. She quickly became the hottest seller in the country by throwing the kind of parties you won't soon forget.
Everyone's favorite group is back! The Lucky Old Sons will once again "rock" their audience with their piano driven 50's and 60's Rock 'n Roll music inspired by the piano styles of Fats Domino, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnnie Johnson, and Ray Charles to name a few. You will also hear one of the best sax players in the St. Louis area and beyond along with an especially talented electric mandolin player and one of the "coolest" drummers around.
Tickets: $40 General; VIP - $45 per ticket; Show Only - $25 (Doors open at 6:00 pm, Dinner 6:30 pm, Show at 7:30 pm - Advance Ticket Purchase Only.)
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