Thursday, January 02, 2020

Performance art is usually multi-disciplinary. It can include dance, music, visual arts, poetry or the spoken work, drama and more. Lately, I’ve noticed how the visual arts and sound are often combined.

While circus arts are generally on the descent — the company that owns the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus closed in 2017 after 146 years — St. Louis resident Elliana Grace is trying to ensure that performers continue to ascend high into the air. 

Wednesday, December 18, 2019
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Thursday, December 12, 2019

In 2017, Will Bonfiglio won the St. Louis Theater Circle Award for outstanding actor in a comedy for his performance in “Buyer and Cellar,” a one-man show at Stray Dog. He portrayed an unemployed actor who goes to work in Barbra Streisand’s private “shoppes” in the basement of her mansion, a…

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Monday, December 09, 2019

(JTA) — The 2019 Golden Globe nominees were announced Monday morning, and the film “Marriage Story,” written and directed by Noah Baumbach, leads the pack with several nominations. Here are the other Jews and Jewish productions that were nominated:

Friday, December 06, 2019

(JTA) — The end of each year offers the opportunity to remember the Jewish figures who we lost over the past 12 months who left outsized impressions on our world.

Wednesday, December 04, 2019
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Mitzvot from the Heart

Thursday, January 02, 2020

People enjoy celebrating their birthdays with parties, but not everyone gets that luxury. Joey, son of Lisa and Larry Carson of Chesterfield, realized this and wanted to make a change. He wanted more kids to have great birthday parties like he had enjoyed. 

Friday, July 19, 2019

Mitzvot from the Heart

Friday, November 01, 2019
Thursday, October 17, 2019

Stephanie Melissa Weiss, daughter of Diane and Brent Weiss of Highland Park, Ill. and Michael Lawrence Zorensky, son of Karen and Mark Zorensky of St. Louis, have announced their engagement.

Lauren Class Schneider, daughter of Charlotte and the late Irvin Schneider of St. Louis, and Lawrence J. Moss, son of the late Henry and Barbara Moss of Chicago, have announced their engagement. 

Friday, September 13, 2019

Abigail Blatt, daughter of Sarajane (Shane) and the late Hanoch Blatt of Creve Coeur, and Eric Yoffee, son of Carol Beth and Michael Yoffee of Squirrel Hill, Pa., have announced their engagement.

Lily Brafman and Andrew Sher were married June 16, 2019 in a beautiful setting at the Valley Regency in Clifton, N.J., where cousin Rabbi Saul Grife officiated.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Rebecca Altman, daughter of Jody and Craig Altman of St. Louis, and Alex Yoffie, son of Barry and Leslie Yoffie of St. Louis, have announced their engagement.