What is GOOD ART? by Michelle “Mike” Ochonicky http://www.StoneHollowStudio.com Someone recently remarked to me, “Even when I see what I know is great art, I don’t know what makes it good. I just don’t know much about art.” That comment prompted […]
New Jewish Theatre presents the one man play, “A Jewish Joke” written and performed by Phil Johnson. Set in 1950’s Hollywood at the height of McCarthyism, the play focuses on a very dark time in U.S. history when many careers were ruined by friends and colleagues with just a whisper. Bernie Lutz is a hot-tempered comedy screenwriter and a partner in the […]
A 20th Anniversary Memorial exhibition honoring local artist Nate McClain will be displayed September 8th and 9th at St. Louis ArtWorks on 5959 Delmar Boulevard in the Loop East. Painting The Town: Legacy of Nate McClain features over 50 works by McClain including his award-winning Arnolfini Pasta Portrait, original paintings, vibrant portraits, and engaging still lifes. In addition, the exhibition […]
If he could enter Mr. Peabody’s time machine and go back to 1970, Dean Christopher would be the guy sitting next to Johnny Carson instead of Rich Little – he is that good as an entertainer, comic and impersonator. Give Dean a big band and he will put on a fine show as Dean Christopher, but when Dean does his […]
Coming April 5!! St. Louis County Arts Blog Launches Non-profit website will highlight local arts and artists April 5, 2017—A new online magazine will connect artists and residents who love the arts in St. Louis County. The blog—stlcountyarts.com – goes on Wednesday, April 5. The goal of St. Louis County Arts blog is to highlight notable local artists who work in a variety of media, including music, theatre, dance, designers, painters and much more. St. Louis County Arts Blog is a non-profit, volunteer-driven initiative. The co-creative directors of the blog are Valerie Tichacek and Bill Motchan. Tichacek was formerly web editor at public radio station KDHX. Motchan is a writer and photographer whose work regularly appears in the St. Louis Jewish Light. Both are enthusiastic about the opportunity to expose more St. Louis Countians to the wide variety of arts in the area. “The St. Louis County arts scene is alive and vibrant, and we plan to feature the people who make it happen,” Tichacek said. “It could be behind-the-scenes stories of the stage designers at the Rep or the working musicians who call St. Louis County their home base.” The blog will provide listings of upcoming events, feature stories, photos and audio interviews with notable St. Louis artists.