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• Emerson Free Family Night at the Magic House, St. Louis Children’s Museum, St. Louis, 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. • Ron White, Peabody Opera House, St. Louis, 7:00 p.m. • Grind – A Tribute to Alice in Chains, Blueberry Hill, St. Louis, Doors 8:00 p.m. • Lyle Lovett & His Acoustic Group, The Pageant, St. Louis, Doors 7:00 p.m. • Homeschool II feat. Aaron Kamm & more, Old Rock House, St. Louis, Doors 7:00 p.m. • Sierra Leone’s Refugee Allstars w /Ground Flow Fusion, The Gramophone, St. Louis, Doors 8:00 p.m. • Jane Monheit, Jazz at the Bistro, St. Louis, 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. • Smooth Dude, Ricky Brainfitted Jones, Savage Sun, Bruh, Surge Jordan, Plush St. Louis, St. Louis, Doors 8:30 p.m. • Keneally-Bendian-Lunn, The Demo, St. Louis, Doors 8:00 p.m. • The Wizard of Oz, Fox Theatre, St. Louis, 7:30 p.m. • Inspired by Nature: A Collection of Wildlife Art by Robert Bateman, Saint Louis Zoo, St. Louis, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Runs through October 31. • Stages presents Always…Patsy Cline, The Playhouse at Westport Plaza, St. Louis, 8:00 p.m. • History Clubhouse: Let’s Build It!, Missouri History Museum, St. Louis, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Runs through October 6.

• Tradition Redefined: The Larry and Brenda Thompson Collection of African-American Art, The Saint Louis University Museum of Art, St. Louis, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Runs through May 18.

Saturday May 17___________ • 18th Annual Chinese Culture Days, Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. • Bark In The Park, Forest Park, St. Louis, 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. • Saint Louis Renaissance Faire, Rotary Park, St. Louis, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. • Cherokee-Lemp History Fair, Cherokee-Lemp Historic District, St. Louis, Hours Vary • Henry IV & Henry V – Shakespeare Festival St. Louis, Shakespeare Glen, St. Louis, 8:00 p.m. • First Bank Sea Lion Shows, The Saint Louis Zoo, St. Louis, 10:30 a.m., 1:00 p.m., and 3:00 p.m. • Pepperland – Beatles Revue, Old Rock House, St. Louis, Doors 8:00 p.m. • Nappy Roots w/DJ Needles, The Gramophone, St. Louis, Doors 8:00 p.m. • Jane Monheit, Jazz at the Bistro, St. Louis, 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. • St. Louis Symphony Live at Powell Hall Concert: Stayin’ Alive, Powell Hall, St. Louis, 7:30 p.m. • An Evening with Judy Collins, Wildey Theatre, Edwardsville, 8:00 p.m.

• Midwest w/Dear Creek, Letter To Memphis, Plush St. Louis, St. Louis, Doors 8:00 p.m. • Billy Croghan, The Gramophone, St. Louis, Doors 11:00 p.m. • Soul Radics w/True North, Hard Evidence Rocksteady Flyers, The Demo, St. Louis, Doors 8:00 p.m. • The Wizard of Oz, Fox Theatre, St. Louis, 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. • Inspired by Nature: A Collection of Wildlife Art by Robert Bateman, Saint Louis Zoo, St. Louis, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Runs through October 31. • Stages presents Always…Patsy Cline, The Playhouse at Westport Plaza, St. Louis, 4:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. • Tradition Redefined: The Larry and Brenda Thompson Collection of African-American Art, The Saint Louis University Museum of Art, St. Louis, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Runs through May 18. • Dan Younger: Travel Places, Sheldon Art Galleries, St. Louis, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. • Impressionist France: Visions of Nation from Le Gray to Monet Exhibit, Saint Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Runs through July 16. • Imagining the Founding of St. Louis, History of Jazz Gallery – Sheldon Art Galleries, St. Louis, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Runs through August 23. • St. Louis Camera Club Centennial Exhibition, Nancy Spirtas Kranzberg Gallery – Sheldon Art Galleries, St. Louis, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Runs through August 16.

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People Memories of Mockingbird: An Evening with Scout Friends of the Wildey plan another special event tonight By BILL TUCKER Of The Edge Most Edwardsville High School students – past and present – can tell the story behind “To Kill A Mockingbird.” But if you’d rather see it for yourself, the Friends of the Wildey is offering a unique opportunity to do so on tonight with two showings of the film at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the historic theatre in downtown Edwardsville. And, like the fall screening of “The Creature from the Black Lagoon,” this event will feature one of the original film’s stars. Actress Mary Badham, who portrayed Scout in the 1962 version of “To Kill a Mockingbird,” will be in attendance at both showings to offer her perspective on the film. The event is titled “Memories of Mockingbird: An Evening with Scout” and tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students (high school or younger) and senior citizens. Tickets can be purchased online at www.wildeytheatre.com or by calling the Wildey at 307-1750. Badham appeared as Jean Louise Finch – at the ripe age of 10 – and earned a nomination for Best Supporting Actress. Badham went on to appear in various television series and movies and now travels the country speaking about her

experiences with the film. Doors open at 2:30 p.m. for the 3 p.m. showing and at 6 p.m. for 7 p.m. showing. Movie fans will have an opportunity to have their photo taken with Badham and receive an autograph. Badham will also answer questions prior to the screenings. Movie Trivia – a Friends of the Wildey staple – will begin at 6:30 p.m., prior to the second showing of the film. “’To Kill a Mockingbird’ is by far one of my favorite movies,” said Friends of the Wildey board member and event organizer SJ Morrison. “We’re thrilled to bring Scout in person to the Wildey and to show this masterpiece to a new generation of Edwardsville residents.” Morrison, an EHS graduate himself, was one of those students who read the book as a high school assignment. “I read ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ when I was at Edwardsville High School and it quickly became one of my favorite books,” Morrison said. “Author Harper Lee does an incredible job of bringing to life the people, the places and the tensions of her childhood.” While offering a meet-and-greet with an actor from the film was a hit with “Creature from the Black Lagoon,” Morrison believes this event will be different because of the subject matter.

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Mary Badham as she appeared as Scout in "To Kill a Mockingbird."

“’To Kill a Mockingbird’ is one of the greatest movies ever made. Fantastic cast, great story, complex characters and themes which are just as relevant now as they were when the movie was released 50 years ago,” he said. “It’s an important movie so it’s imperative that we provide plenty of context. The Creatures, Cupcakes & Cocktails event last October was a lot of fun. We sold out so quickly that we turned away 100 people at the door. While this event does feature an iconic film and one of its stars in person, it will have a slightly different feel since “Mockingbird” tackles some serious issues.” Still, having the stars themselves

inside the Wildey turns a movie into an experience. “Our goal is to host engaging events that showcase the Wildey and provide an experience that you can’t get anywhere else. Obviously they are fundraisers, so they need to make money for the Wildey as well. But we want to do more than just show a movie, we want to bring the movie to life,” Morrison said. “And one way to do that is to give one of its cast members an opportunity to speak – in person- about her experiences and discuss the film’s cultural impact. To give the audience a chance to ask her questions, get her autograph and have their

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photo taken.” Among the film's stars are Gregory Peck, who won an Academy Award as Best Actor in a Leading Role, Alice Ghostly and a young Robert Duvall. “To Kill a Mockingbird” is ranked 25th on the American Film Institute’s list of top 100 films of all time. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Wildey Theatre, a city-owned performing arts venue located at 252 North Main St. Sponsors for the event are: Gori-Julian & Associates; Taliana, Buckley & Asa and friends of Joan Spiegel at Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance.

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Marvel Universe LIVE! Arena spectacular coming to the Scottrade Center

For The Edge After much anticipation, Feld Entertainment, Inc., the world’s leading producer of touring live family entertainment, revealed details about the most ambitious live show in its history, with new information about the epic storyline and tour dates for Marvel Universe LIVE! Featuring the most Marvel characters ever assembled in one production, this high-caliber arena spectacular will put fans right in the middle of one of the most electrifying battles between good and evil ever conceived. Produced by Feld Entertainment, this firstever live Marvel tour makes its 85-city debut in July in Tampa, FL, followed by the world premiere at New York City’s Barclays Center on Wednesday, August 13. Marvel Universe LIVE! will be flying in to St. Louis from January 8 to January 10, 2016 for six performances at Scottrade Center. Tickets for Marvel Universe LIVE! are on sale now. Marvel Universe LIVE! will captivate audiences with an authentic and original story that brings more than 25 Marvel characters together on one epic quest. The story is framed around the battle over the Cosmic Cube, the source of ultimate power and one of the most feared and coveted treasures in the Marvel Universe, that has been shattered into pieces by the Mighty Thor in order to prevent it from falling into the wrong hands. With the pieces scattered across the globe, Thor’s villainous brother Loki devises a scheme to clone its powers, inciting a threat that could not only decimate Earth but also obliterate the Universe. To defeat Loki, Marvel’s biggest Super Heroes must band together, including The Avengers - Iron

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Above, a performer rehearses for Marvel Universe LIVE! Below, a concept of the stage production. Man, Captain America, Hulk and Thor along with Spider-Man and Wolverine, must trek across the globe to retrieve the Cosmic Cube fragments and unite them. As the Super Heroes track the Cube, they will encounter some of their biggest adversaries including Green Goblin, Doctor Octopus, Red Skull, Madame Hydra, Aldrich Killian,

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Electro and more, in the quest for the very same fragments. These foes have no problem teaming up if it gets them closer to their ultimate goal of world domination. “Marvel Universe LIVE! will be the most remarkable live event that the world has ever seen with an absolutely epic story line and jaw dropping technological advances.

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Fans will feel like they’ve stepped into a Marvel blockbuster film come to life with nonstop movie style action and stunts,” said Feld Entertainment Executive Vice President and Marvel Universe LIVE! Producer Juliette Feld. “We are working hand in hand with Marvel to give fans a revolutionary live show experience that introduces an original story that is faithful to the Marvel canon and utterly captivating from beginning to end!” “To see all the elements of this spectacular live show come together has been truly incredible,” said Marvel’s Chief Creative Officer Joe Quesada. “The technology utilized in the show is not only going to blow your mind, it is going to take you to a whole new Marvel world like nothing fans have ever seen before. What Feld Entertainment has done is going to astonish and amaze fans.” Marvel Universe LIVE! launches new innovations in set design, aerial stunts, pyrotechnics and state-of-the-art show elements that bring movie style special effects to the live entertainment arena. Audiences will see the aweinspiring world of Super Heroes come to life before their eyes with a dynamic cast comprised of some of the industry’s most talented stunt performers. Utilizing their talents and aided by a unique combination of never before seen arena mechanics some of Marvel’s mightiest will come to life with profound results. These true-tocomic creations will be supported by innovative lighting design and transformative 3D projection that will take the audience on a journey around the globe with these timeless characters. To support

this massive undertaking, Marvel Universe LIVE! will not only utilize the entire arena floor, but also perform within a multilevel aerial space creating a unique experience that puts audiences right in the middle of the action in ways they could only dream about prior. “This is the most ambitious undertaking in the more than 40 year history of Feld Entertainment. It’s the kind of show you always strive to produce but with so many advances in technology only now can you truly deliver it to fans,” said Feld Entertainment Chairman and CEO and Marvel Universe LIVE! Producer Kenneth Feld. “We know this is going to be gamechanging for the live entertainment industry as a whole and are making a tremendous investment to surpass the audience’s expectations at every performance. We are elated to feature Marvel Universe LIVE! as part of our portfolio of memorable live touring productions.” Tickets for Marvel Universe LIVE! are available at the Ford Box Office at Scottrade Center, all Ticketmaster outlets, by phone at 800-745-3000 and online at Ticketmaster.com. For a complete list of tour dates, visit the Marvel Universe LIVE! website (http:// www.marveluniverselive.com) and stay current on the latest developments through social media, including: • Facebook (www.facebook. com/MarvelOnTour) • Twitter (@MarvelOnTour/@ Juliette Feld (show’s producer twitter feed)) • YouTube (www.youtube.com/ MarvelOnTour) • Instagram (@MarvelOnTour) • Google+ (http://gplus.to/ MarvelOnTour)


People People planner Moccasin Creek Festival set near Effingham

The inaugural Moccasin Creek Festival, a celebration of roots and Americana music, will be held at “The Stage” at the Marina at Lake Sara, outside of Effingham, IL, June 27-29th. Promoter Bill Poss has announced the lineup, featuring critically acclaimed acts from all over North America, including Fred Eaglesmith, The Bottle Rockets, Lukas Nelson and the Promise of the Real, Robbie Fulks, The Giving Tree Band, Elizabeth McQueen, Matt Poss Band, Tif Ginn, Cece and the Bandits, Chain Station, Greg Klyma, Swamp Tigers, Poss Brothers Band, LP and the Honeybee, Firebox, and Heather and Marty. Three days of music will start on Friday, June 27th at four p.m. and run until midnight, Saturday from noon to midnight a n d S u n d a y f ro m n o o n t o f o u r p . m . There will be food and beverage vendors (including beer and wine) and there will be artists and artisans displaying and selling their wares. It is a rain-or-shine event and the show will go on unless there is a danger to the performers or the audience. Tickets are on sale now at the web-site www.moccasincreekfestival.com and can be purchased for the weekend or by the day. Camping is available next door at Lake Sara Campground and cabins are available nearby at Anthony Acres. Effingham is home to 18 hotels and over 60 restaurants: www. visiteffinghamil.com. Fred Eaglesmith (Vittoria, ON) is a legendary Canadian songwriter and showman who has been touring North America, and abroad for 30 years. He has 20 critically acclaimed albums, has performed on the Late Show with David Letterman and his songs have been recorded by stars including Toby Keith, Miranda Lambert, Alan Jackson, the Cowboy Junkies and others. The Bottle Rockets (Festus, MO) were instrumental in developing the alt.country music sound in the early 1990s, influencing generations of roots rockers and country punks like the Gourds, and the Drive-By Truckers. They were the rural heirs to the Clash, the Pogues and the Replacements. Robbie Fulks (Chicago, IL) broke into music flat-picking and singing for legendary bluegrass band Special Consensus. He left the band in 1990 and became an important player in the alt.country music scene releasing many albums on Bloodshot and Geffen Records. Rolling Stone says “Fulks

sounds like the wiseass bastard son of Roger Miller.” His latest CD offers a trad/ bluegrass sound with stunning songs, soaring vocals and blazing instrumentals. Lukas Nelson and the Promise of the Real (Los Angeles, CA) is newer on the scene but is quickly building a large and loyal fan base all over the world. Lukas first picked up the guitar at age 11 to honor a promise he made to his father and was able to teach himself the craft by playing along to classic Stevie Ray Vaughn and Jimi Hendrix songs. This American rock and roll band has played over 400 shows in the past three years and played with Neil Young, John Fogerty, Bob Weir, B.B. King, and Bob Dylan. The Giving Tree Band is a seven piece roots-music outfit from Northern Illinois. The Austin Chronicle explains the band's sound as "Seventies American music with The Band and the Dead as obvious touchstones, plus the kind of country/ almost-bluegrass of the Ozark Mountain Daredevils.” Elizabeth McQueen (Austin, TX), after eight years of singing with Asleep at the Wheel, has returned to her own creative career making music ranging from jazz to rock and roll to country swing. Tif Ginn has been touring with the Fred Eaglesmith Traveling Steam Show for five years, fronting her own band, then playing and singing with Fred’s band. Noted for her edgy songwriting and gutsy performance, she plays songs of trial and heartbreak in a rock and roll style. Matt Poss Band from Effingham, IL has been at the heart of Central Illinois’ countryAmericana music scene for over a decade, with tours of Germany and Afghanistan under his belt as well. MPB closes out Friday night at the festival. Chain Station, from Denver, CO will provide their cheeky blend of attitude and altitude, high-energy mountain music, with a heavy emphasis on bluegrass and instrumental expertise.

Circus Flora to open May 29

The beloved St. Louis institution , Circus Flora, powered by Ameren, returns for its 28th season to present "The Pawn," a chess game brought to life through the circus. The World CHess Hall of Fame and the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of St. Louis partner with the circus to create a delightfully imaginative world under the big top next to Powell Hall, May 29 to June 22.

Every June, more than 30,000 audience members gather under the big top and leave behind the everyday, entering a place of intrigue and awe. Here the impossible is possible. Adults as well as children are enthralled by a performance that captures their imaginations and transports them to a bygone era. The Circus Flora experience is palpable: the audience is completely immersed in a spellbinding story that is woven through every detail, from performers to costumes to original music. Drawing from the history of chess, this mythic tale is steeped in right sights, sounds and the mystique of ancient Persia and India. The audience will journey to an exotic world where myth and intellect collide, and the stone city surrenders to the desert's every shifting sands. Follow the Pawn through his journey through curious creatures and intrigues: knights on mounted steed, bishops zigzagging across colored squares, chess pieces flying through the air. In this world, the chess pieces do not wait to be moved. They have their own adventures to play out under the big top. The tale is presented by a cast of handpicked and internationally renowned circus artists. Making his debut under Circus Flora's big top, clown Andy Kuchler plays the Pawn, maneuvering through the enchanting world of the chess board, encountering friends and foes along the way. Kuchler will meet performers and characters such as an equestrian bareback rider, S. Caleb Carinci-Asch, as he balances fearlessly atop his galloping horse. From Finland and making their U.S. debut, Duo Kate and Pasi will captivate with hand-tohand and foot juggling finesse. Andriy Bilobrov and his Jack Russell Terriers will show the audience man's best friends like never before. Claire Kuciejczyk-Kernan mesmerizes the crowd from above with daring swinging-trapesze performance. Also joining this year are six rare, blue-eyed pied camels from the Canary Islands. "The Pawn" will also feature celebrated Colombian flying trapeze artists, The Flying Cortes, who will introduce new twists, spins and summersaults as well as returning favorites The Flying Wallendas and local troupe, The St. Louis Arches. Circus Flora presents a truly immersive experience unlike anything else in the country. As artistic director and producer David Balding explains, "Sometimes we need respite from our everyday realities. Circus Flora takes you out of the ordinary, and deep into a magical world. Once you enter the big top, you forget everything else." Circus Flora will not only thrill its audience,

but it will woo with a beautiful storyline, delight with its comedy and – like any good work of art – is is an experience that is impossible to forget. Tickets are now on sale for Circus Flora’s 27th big-top production, "The Pawn," powered by Ameren. Call 314-289-4040 or visit www. circusflora.org for tickets. Tickets are also available at the Circus Flora Box Office at 3547 Olive Street in Grand Center.  Tickets start at $12y. Group tickets are also available. The Pawn opens May 29 with a peanut-free preview and runs through June 22. Show times are Tuesday through Thursday at 7 p.m.; Friday and Saturday at 1 and 7 p.m.; Sunday at 1 and 5:30 p.m.; and “Little Top Wednesday” at 10 a.m., a special one-hour show for younger kids or the “kids at heart.” Founded in St. Louis in 1987, Circus Flora is a nonprofit performing arts organization dedicated to sharing the magic of classic, onering circus with audiences of all ages. Circus FLora raises its big top every summer in the arts district at Grand Center. Through its year-round Clowns on Call program, the healing power of Circus Flora brings laughter and respite to thousands of patients and their families every year at two St. Louis-area children's hospitals. Visit www.circusflora.org to learn more.

Flea market returns to Grafton

The Riverside Flea Market in Grafton has returned to Grafton. The flea market is held monthly on the fourth weekend, beginning with the March flea market. The market schedule will continue through October in Grafton.  The Grafton Riverside Flea is the largest flea market in the Alton region, boasting of more than 75 vendors with a wide selection of antiques, crafts, the usual flea market fare and food.  There will be a number of new dealers plus familiar faces. The butterfly man will be there on Saturdays. After shopping for your wares, head over to The Loading Dock restaurant to enjoy its new menu items.   During the 2014 season, the market will be open to shoppers from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the following dates: May 24 – 25, June 28 – 29, July 26 – 27, Aug. 23 – 24, Sept. 27 – 28 and Oct. 25 – 26.  The flea market will be held at the Historic Boatworks, located alongside The Loading Dock, located at 400 Front St. in Grafton. For more information or to be a vendor, please contact Trudi Allen at tba@gtec.com or go to www.GraftonLoadingDock.com/Market.html.

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People People planner Science Center to screen D-Day film

The Saint Louis Science Center and 3D Entertainment Distribution invite audiences to step back in time with the new giant screen theater film D-Day: Normandy 1944, which opens at the Science Center’s OMNIMAX Theater on April 25, 2014. In May 1943, World War II is at its apex. To counter Hitler and the Axis forces, the Allies decide to open a second front on the western side of Europe. The Allied forces, led by U.S. General Eisenhower, have just months to organize the operation code-named “Overlord,” with only a 50/50 chance of success, that will break Hitler’s Atlantic Wall fortress and lead to the Battle of Normandy. Narrated by renowned journalist and author Tom Brokaw, D-Day: Normandy 1944 provides a new, penetrating look at this defining moment in history in a truly unique manner. D-Day itself is well-known, yet few know in detail exactly why and how, from the end of 1943 through August 1944, this became the most important location in the world. “We wanted to make a film to pay tribute to the millions of men and women, soldiers and civilians, who gave their lives for our freedom 70 years ago. Regardless of nationality, virtually everyone today has a parent, grandparent or even a greatgrandparent with a connection to World War II,” explained writer and director Pascal Vuong. “I thought for a long time about how to produce a large format documentary on this subject, and finally found my own way of telling this complex story to family audiences using a brand-new ‘cocktail,’ mixing innovative film techniques.” Blending multiple cinematographic formats, including animation, CGI and stunning liveaction images, D-Day: Normandy 1944 brings this monumental event to the world’s largest screens for the very first time. Exploring science, technology, engineering and mathematics, audiences of all ages, including new generations, will discover from a new perspective in breathtaking OMNIMAX how this landing changed the course of history. “What I was drawn to in this film is that it tells us the story of D-Day in a new way that gives such clarity to one of the most important events in the history of mankind,” said Brokaw. “I originally thought this was going to be another traditional documentary featuring grainy black and white footage, but as soon as I saw the first minutes of this film on the giant OMNIMAX screen, I found it irresistible.” “After seeing this film, we think our audiences will feel a deeper gratitude for the courage and sacrifices of these champions of freedom,” said Bert Vescolani, president and CEO of the Saint L o u i s S c i e n c e C e n t e r. “ A n d , because we are a science center, we hope our audiences will discover a deeper appreciation of the science, engineering and technology involved in this monumental event.” Over three years in the making and with a budget of $5 million, all live-action sequences for the film were shot exclusively on location in Normandy, France. No fewer than five CGI and visual special effects companies also collaborated under the creative leadership of N3D LAND Films to complete the

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43-minute film. The second large format documentary film from writer and director Vuong, D-Day: Normandy 1944 is produced by N3D LAND P ro d u c t i o n s a n d d i s t r i b u t e d worldwide by 3D Entertainment Distribution. Ronan Chapalain is responsible for the stereography and post production, and retired Colonel Peter Herrly is the main historical advisor. The original musical score was written by Franck Marchal and recorded by the London Symphony Orchestra with conductor Paul Rouger. Producers are Catherine and Pascal Vuong and Sylvain Grain, and Normand McKay served as associate producer. The 70th anniversary of D-Day will be marked by national and local commemorations on both sides of the Atlantic, as well as in Eastern Europe, Asia and Australia throughout 2014. For more information about D-Day: Normandy 1944, please visit slsc.org.

sponsored by Carmody MacDonald P.C. · August 13 – The VCRs, sponsored by Mueller Prost P.C. · September 10 – Griffin and the Gargoyles, sponsored by The Wheelhouse and Midland States Bank. Parties in the Park in Downtown Clayton is THE place to enjoy great food and music with friends. The party starts at 5 and goes until 8:30 p.m., with half-priced beer from 5 to 5:30 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public. Whether looking to mingle with friends and colleagues, meet new people or just relax after a hard day’s work with an ice-cold beer, you won’t want to miss the 31st season of Parties in the Park in Downtown Clayton. For more information call the Clayton Chamber of Commerce, 314-726-3033, or visit www.partiesinthepark.org.  Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram!

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The theme for the 2014 DuQuoin State Fair will be "Love A Fair: Since 1923," the fair's manager announced recently. "If there has ever been a fair that people have loved, it is the DuQuoin State Fair," Fair Manager Shannon Woodworth said.  "Since 1923, millions of people have fallen in love with the sights, sounds and smells of this fair. The relationship this fair has with the people of Southern Illinois is a bond that hasn't been broken for 91 years." The DuQuoin State Fair became a major area attraction almost from its start, but garnered national attention in 1942 when the Illinois State Fair in Springfield was suspended due to the grounds being converted into a World War II training center, explained fair historian Fred Huff. As a result, the Grand Circuit harness program scheduled for Springfield was moved to DuQuoin and for the first time nationallyprominent horses competed there. Horsemen were impressed with the facilities, including trainer-driver Ben White and his Hambletonian winner, Volo Song, as were Grand Circuit officials who placed DuQuoin

St. Louis’ original, longest-running outdoor happy hour, Parties in the Park in Downtown Clayton, kicks off its 31st season May 14 and continues on the second Wednesday of each month through September 10.  Parties in the Park will be returning to last year’s popular location on Central between Forsyth Boulevard and Maryland Avenue. “The response to last year’s move to Central was unanimous. Everyone loved it,” said Ellen Gale, executive director of the Clayton Chamber of Commerce. “Businesses and restaurants saw an increase in sales and traffic, and those in attendance had a blast.”   Entertainment for the 31st season of Parties is confirmed and is sure to keep party-goers moving and grooving all summer long. This year’s music lineup includes: · June 11 – Odds Lane, sponsored by Curtis, Heinz, Garrett & O’Keefe P.C. · July 9 – Supermajik Robots,

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on its schedule. Now owning its own Grand Circuit racing dates, the DuQuoin Fair continued to grow, constructing a splendid, 130-stall, horse barn the length of two football fields with a Southern mansion appearance. A new mile-long track was constructed as was an 8,000-seat grandstand, which was completed just in time for use following a midsummer fire in 1945 that destroyed the initial facility adjacent to the halfmile track that is still in daily use for training purposes.  A basketballcourt size stage immediately adjacent to the grandstand was a unique feature and triggered more emphasis being placed on elaborate night shows that soon became a highlight of the fair's may attractions. Replacing the steady succession of acrobats, jugglers, comics and animal acts that had been the basic attractions for its first 25 years, the fair switched to more prominent entertainers like Mandrake the Magician, Beatrice Kay and Morton Downey. Bob Hope was the first superstar to play at DuQuoin in 1950, but such bookings soon became standard

practice with the likes of Eddie Fisher, the Mills Brothers and others gracing the stage.  In 1964, the grandstand entertainment included performances by Ray Price, Skeeter Davis, Jimmy Dickens and Bill Anderson, marking the first time fair management offered country music.     By then, too, the fair had become the new "Home of the Hambletonian" and suddenly was a fixture on the national sports scene.  Motorized racing, which had returned in the late 1940s, was equally prominent. In fact, Indianapolis 500 drivers became regulars in DuQuoin's three days of auto racing.  A.J. Foyt won 100-mile races at DuQuoin in 1960, '61, '63 and '64, the same years he was crowned national champion by the United States Auto Club. It was a true winning combination:  top entertainers like Hope, Red Skelton, Perry Como and Sammy Davis, Jr., the Hambletonian with the nation's finest 3-year-old trotters, their trainers and drivers, and the likes of Tony Bettenhausen, Don Branson and Norm Nelson challenging Foyt every Labor Day weekend.

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People People planner is Saturday, June 14 and will feature a variety of contests, food, and fun. The show is open to 1989 and older cars and trucks. Further details concerning the car show will be released soon. For more information, contact the Greenville Chamber of Commerce at (618) 664-9272.

“Hazzard” favorite to appear at car show

The actor who made Sheriff Rosco P. Coltrane an icon of the early 1980s is the featured celebrity at this year’s Greenville Graffiti Car Show. James Best, one of the co-stars of “The Dukes of Hazzard,” will sign autographs and serve as a celebrity judge of the classic cars and trucks on Saturday, June 14 in downtown Greenville. He will also present his one man show “Best of Hollywood” on Friday, June 13. Best’s career began in 1950 and he soon appeared alongside some of Hollywood’s biggest legends including James Stewart in “Winchester ’73” and Humphrey Bogart in “The Caine Mutiny.” Best was also featured in two of Universal Pictures biggest franchises---“Ma and Pa Kettle at the Fair” and “Francis Goes to West Point.” Fans of 1950s horror movies may remember James Best as the star of the 1959 cult classic “The Killer Shrews.” His television appearances included two episodes of “The Andy Griffith Show” and three episodes of “The Twilight Zone.” With over 180 acting credits to his name, Best’s most beloved character was Sheriff Rosco P. Coltrane from 1979 to 1985 on “The Dukes of Hazzard.” Rosco, under the direction of Boss Hogg, spent each week chasing after the Duke boys. Car show organizers have received numerous requests to bring in a cast member from “The Dukes of Hazzard.” Best is expected to be a big draw to the event. In conjunction with his appearance at the Greenville Graffiti Car Show, Best’s one man show---“Best of Hollywood”---will be performed the night before at the Globe Theater, on the Greenville square. This 90 minute journey through Best’s career offers fans an intimate look behind the curtains, soundstages, and backlots of the studios and stars. Television and movie clips will be woven through humorous anecdotes, reminiscences, and Best’s imitation of friend and co-star James Stewart. The Greenville Graffiti Car Show

Events planned in Alton area

The Alton Regional Convention & Visitors Bureau has announced the following events. Alton Hauntings Walking Tour Saturday, May 10 & 17, 31, 2014 Starts at 7:00pm CDT First Unitarian Church 110 East Third Street Alton, IL 62002 Our walking tour is approximately 3 hours long and travels throughout the old downtown area of Alton, visiting many reportedly haunted sites and going into some locations (depending on availability). Each tour is led by one of our trained guides and is based on the book Haunted Alton by Troy Taylor. Admission $25/person McPike Mansion Haunted Tour Saturday, May 10 & 17, 2014 Starts at 8:00pm CDT McPike Mansion 2018 Alby Street Alton, IL 62002 Learn the history of the McPike Mansion and take a look at the documented photos of the mansion and paranormal activity. Then, take a tour of the surrounding grounds and the crypt. Talking with the spirits with Dowsing rods and join us for a dark session in the cellar with our experienced medium. To u r l a s t s a p p r o x i m a t e l y 9 0 minutes. All proceeds go toward the restoration of the mansion. For more information, contact Sharon at (618) 830-2179. Admission $20/adult Children ages 13-17: $10 Children ages 6-12: $5 Mother's Day Brunch

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Sunday, May 11, 2014 10:00am to 5:00pm CDT Pere Marquette Lodge & Conference Center 13653 Lodge Blvd. Grafton, IL 62037 Enjoy brunch with your mom at the Pere Marquette Lodge. Admission Adults 12 & Up: $25.95 Children 4 - 11: $9.99 Children 0 - 3: Free Great Rivers Festival Saturday, May 17, 2014 10:00am to 5:00pm CDT National Great Rivers Museum 2 Lock and Dam Way Alton, IL 62002 Celebrate the confluence of the three major rivers - Mississippi, Missouri and Illinois - during the Great Rivers Festival at the National Great Rivers Museum and The Audubon Center at R i v e r l a n d s . Yo u w i l l h a v e a chance to tour a working towboat and barge. There will also be children's activities, food vendors, live entertainment i n c l u d i n g a n i m a l a n d re p t i l e shows, living history tours and more. For more information, call (618) 462-6979. Grafton Winery Blues Festival Saturday - Sunday, May 17 - 18, 2014 1:00pm to 6:00pm CDT on Saturday; Noon to 7pm on Sunday Grafton Winery & Brewhaus 300 W. Main St. Grafton, IL 62037

Kick back for a weekend of blues during the 5th Annual Grafton Winery Blues Festival. Four top-notch blues bands from the St. Louis area will complete the lineup for the festival taking place at the Grafton Winery & Brewhaus, located at 300 W. Main St. in Grafton, Ill. Bands include: Robert Sampson and the Gumbo Band, Tombstone Bullet Band, Pennsylvania Slim Band and Billy Peek. For more information, call (618) 786-3001. Spirit of Peoria: Sightseeing Cruise (Alton) Monday, May 19, 2014 2:30pm to 4:30pm CDT Riverfront Park Landmarks Blvd. Alton, IL 62002 Enjoy the river by boarding the Spirit of Peoria sightseeing cruise. The cruise will travel the Mississippi River and people will have a chance to enjoy the scenic beauty found here. The boat will depart and return to Riverfront Park in Alton. Cruise begins approximately 30 minutes after boarding. Cruising time is 90 minutes. For more information or to reserve your ticket, call (800) 258-6645. Admission $25/adult $23/senior $14/child (ages 4 - 12), infants are free Spirit of Peoria: Dinner Cruise (Alton) Monday, May 19, 2014

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Music Tuning in Sheldon to host Dave Rawlings Machine

The Sheldon Sessions, presented by The Sheldon in partnership with 88.1 KDHX, presents An Evening with Dave Rawlings Machine, Wednesday, June 25 at 8 p.m. Dave Rawlings Machine's barnstorming 2013 lineup is back for six nights only this summer! Gillian Welch, J o h n P a u l J o n e s , Wi l l i e Watson and Paul Kowert join Dave Rawlings for an evening of distinctive picking, high lonesome songs and many other high caliber acoustic entertainments. Tickets are $38 orchestra/$35 balcony. Call MetroTix at 314-534-1111 or visit TheSheldon.org

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the Top 10 “Hell on the Heart” as well as Top 20 hit “Smoke A Little Smoke” and Top 10 smash “Love Your Love The Most,” which were both certified Gold.  Sinners Like Me spawned three Top 20 singles: “How ‘Bout You,” “Two Pink Lines,” and “Guys Like Me.” Dwight Yoakam has sold more than 25 million albums worldwide, placing him in an elite group of global superstars. Nearly 40 of Yoakam’s singles have charted, with 14 peaking in the Top 10, including the hits “Honky Tonk Man,” “Please, Please Baby,” “Little Ways,” “I Sang Dixie,” “It Only Hurts When I Cry,” and “Fast as You.” He is a 21-time nominated, 2-time GRAMMY Award winner. In celebration of his latest critically acclaimed album, 3 Pears, he received the Artist of the Year award at the 2013 Americana Music Honors & Awards ceremony, the

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most prestigious award offered by the organization. In 2014, Yoakam will appear as a recurring guest star in multiple episodes of the thrilling CBS series, “Under the Dome,” based on Stephen King’s best-selling novel of the same name. For more information, visit www. dwightyoakam.com. For John (guitar) and TJ (vocals/ guitar) Osborne, getting into music was unavoidable. Growing up in the water town of Deale, Maryland, their close-nit-family of seven spent most nights not in front of the television, but writing and playing songs. In April 2011, Warner Chappell/King Pen Music offered them a publishing deal. A year later, Capitol Records offered them a record deal. The Brothers Osborne are currently in the studio finishing their debut album, an album they describe as “aggressive, bold and fragile at times.” 

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Eric Church’s The Outsiders World Tour will launch in North America on September 11, 2014 with 31 arena dates being announced today. Tickets for the tour are on sale with additional information made available on EricChurch.com. Members of the Church Choir will have access to a pre-sale starting on April 15. Church selected Dwight Yoakam as the special guest for the entire tour. Opening the tour on different dates throughout the first leg will be rising country music duo Brothers Osborne, critically acclaimed singer/songwriter Brandy Clark, or the hard rocking band Halestorm. Hailed as a top entertainer by The New York Times, Rolling Stone, SPIN Magazine, and more, Church will bring his rip-roaring attitude when he performs at venues such as Madison Square Garden, Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, the Sprint Center in Kansas City, the Arena at Gwinnett Center in Atlanta, Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, and FedExForum in Memphis, among others. Church will also return to the Greensboro Coliseum in Greensboro, N.C. where

he sold more than 15,000 tickets in 2012 as part of his headlining arena tour, The Blood, Sweat & Beers Tour—which Pollstar named a Top Tour of 2012. While The Blood, Sweat & Beers Tour employed a succession of backdrops as the focus of the show, Church's The Outsiders World Tour will use a much more high tech design and will offer fans a 360° view of the entertainer and his band. Church will perform at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis on Sept. 13. On sale dates and ticket information for each market will be announced on EricChurch.com. The best seats on The Outsiders World Tour will once again be paperless so fans get them instead of scalpers. A limited number of VIP tickets for each show will also be available for purchase. Each VIP ticket includes a premium ticket in the first 15 rows or in the general admission pit, an invitation to a pre-show party at The Outsiders Joint, a two song acoustic pre-show performance by Eric Church, a limited edition show poster, and a dedicated VIP concert concierge. Fans have the chance to gain access to pre-sale tickets for each show by becoming a Standard or Premium member of the Church Choir. Join the Church Choir by visiting http://smarturl.it/ churchchoir.  Church’s current album, The Outsiders, debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart and the Billboard Country Albums Chart earlier this year, and his current hit single “Give Me Back My Hometown,” is Top 5-and-rising. “Eric Church is working on a level that few other country artists of his generation can touch,” said Ken Tucker at NPR Music in his review of the album, continuing, “Shrewd, defiant, sly and funny, Eric Church has succeeded in what he set out to do: He’s using the power he’s accrued from making hit records to make exactly the kind of album he wants, heedless of industry approval. And this is how good he is: Now he’ll go out and — through the singles he’ll release, the touring he’ll do and the videos he’ll make —

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Music Tuning in State Fair music lineup announced

Rapper Pitbull and the Chicago cast of the Million Dollar Quartet have been added to the Illinois State Fair Grandstand entertainment offerings.  They will join country artists Florida Georgia Line, Hunter Hayes and Jake Owen, rock legends Boston and Steely Dan, and the ten finalists on American Idol to form a star-studded, 2014, concert lineup.  "This entertainment lineup p ro v e s t h a t t h e re t ru l y i s something for everyone at this year's Illinois State Fair," Governor Pat Quinn said. "A concert in the State Fair Grandstand is a great way to spend a summer evening." Latin Grammy winner Pitbull, w h o s e s i n g l e " Ti m b e r " j u s t recently became his second number one hit in the United States, will perform Saturday, Aug. 9.  Tickets for the show, which range in price from $40 for a Tier 3 Grandstand seat to $65 for a VIPit track ticket in front of the stage, will go on sale Saturday, May 3, at 10 a.m. through Ticketmaster.  The cast of Million Dollar Quartet will give a free concert Monday, Aug. 11.  The hit musical is currently running at the Apollo Theater in Chicago and Harrah's S h o w ro o m i n L a s Ve g a s a n d was inspired by the famed, 1956 recording session that brought together rock 'n' roll icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins for the first and only time.  "This year's entertainment is going to be something you don't want to miss," State Fair Manager Amy Bliefnick said.  "From the first night to the last, the acts are top-notch.  I'm looking forward to great shows and memorable performances." The 2014 Grandstand concert s e r i e s o p e n s F r i d a y, A u g . 8 when the American Idol Live! Tour rolls into Springfield.  The tour will give fans of the hit TV

series a chance to see the top ten finalists from the current season, including C.J. Harris, Jena Irene, Caleb Johnson, Jessica Meuse, MK Nobilette, Alex Preston, Dexter Roberts, Majesty Rose, Malaya Watson and Sam Woolf. Florida Georgia Line will perform Sunday, Aug. 10, the day after the Pitbull concert.  The vocal duo has rocketed to stardom since the first four singles from its platinum-selling debut album, "Here's to the Good Times," shot to number one on the Billboard Country Airplay chart, including "Cruise," the best-selling digital country song of all-time and the Country Music Association's 2013 "Single of the Year." Tuesday, Aug. 12, will feature a "triple bill" of classic rock.  Headlining the show will be 70s supergroup Boston, whose hits, including "More Than A Feeling," "Peace of Mind," "Long Time," "Don't Look Back" and "Amanda," remain a staple of classic rock radio today.  Joining Boston will be the Canadian rock group April Wine, which has released more than 20 albums and performed together for more than 40 years, and Sweet, a British glam band best known for songs such as "Ballroom Blitz" and "Little Willy."  Singer and songwriter Hunter Hayes, the youngest, solo, male act ever to reach the top of the Hot Country Songs chart, will take the Grandstand stage for a c o n c e r t We d n e s d a y, A u g . 1 3 .  Hayes already has six hit singles to his credit, including "Wanted," which reached number one just after his 21st birthday in September of 2012.  Friday, Aug. 15, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Steely Dan will perform.  The duo released a string of hit songs in the 1970s, including such classic rock staples as "Rikki Don't Lose That Number," "Do It Again," "Hey Nineteen," "Reelin' In the Years" and  "Deacon Blues."  Country singer Jake Owen, the 2012 American Country Awards "Breakthrough Artist of the Year," is the featured entertainment Saturday, Aug. 16.  Owen already

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has nine Top 20 singles on the B i l l b o a rd H o t C o u n t r y S o n g s chart to his credit, including the number one smash hits "Barefoot Blue Jean Night" and "Alone with You." Performers have yet to be booked for Thursday, Aug. 14, and Sunday, Aug. 17. In addition to Pitbull, fairgoers also can begin buying tickets May 3 for the Hunter Hayes and Steely Dan concerts.  They will be available online at http://www. ticketmaster.com/, by phone at (800) 745-3000, or in person at all Ticketmaster outlets. Tickets for the American Idol L i v e ! To u r c a n b e p u rc h a s e d the following Saturday, May 10.  Tickets for the other announced acts already are on sale. The new concert bookings were a n n o u n c e d d u r i n g a p re v i e w party on the fairgrounds to begin the countdown to the fair.  The event also included the unveiling of the 2014 Illinois State Fair theme, "Making Memories." "For many Illinoisans a trip to the fair has become a family tradition, an annual pilgrimage to celebrate our state's people, culture and heritage," Agriculture Director Bob Flider said.  "And the life-long memories of those visits have kept families coming back for generations.  I invite your family to make memories of its own when this tradition known as the Illinois State Fair is renewed Aug. 7-17." For more information about the Grandstand entertainment line-up, visit the fair's website at http://www.illiniosstatefair.info/

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O'Jays to perform at The Fox

Fox Concerts presents The O'Jays and Chaka Kahn on Friday, June 20 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $125, $90, $75, $65, $55, $45 and are on sale online at metrotix.com, by calling 314-5341111, or in person at the Fox Theatre Box Office. The O'Jays are living legends… American treasures.   The term "living legend" is often overused and abused, but with The O'Jays, well, there's little argument that the honorable tag truly applies. With their place in modern music secure, The O'Jays could have cruisecontrolled to that comfy hammock on a sandy beach, umbrelladecorated drinks in hand. Why? (1) An ocean-wide body of work that spawned 24 Top Ten smashes and 59 total charted songs. (2) Incredibly energetic and dynamic live shows. (3) Mad respect for their Olympian vocals. And (4) their social and political impact on generations and nations. But doing things slowly is not Eddie Levert, Sr., Walter Williams, Sr. and Eric Nolan Grant’s modus operandi. After 40+ years making such international hits as "Back Stabbers," "For The Love Of Money," "Darlin' Darlin' Baby," "Love Train," "I Love Music," "Use Ta Be My Girl" and "Have You Had Your Love Today,". There have been “four faces” of The O’Jays. This vocal group from Canton, Ohio originated with Eddie

Levert, SR., Walter Williams, SR., William Powell, Bobby Massey and Bill Isles and they were named after Cleveland DJ Eddie O’Jay. Isles left the group in 1965. Massey left to become a record producer in 1971 and Levert, Williams and Powell continues as a trio. Powell retired from touring due to illness in late 1975, passing at the age of 35 in 1977 and was replaced by Sammy Strain, formerly with Little Anthony & The Imperials. Strain returned to his former group in 1993 and was replaced by Nathaniel Best. After the departure in 1995 of Nathaniel Best, Eddie Levert, SR. and Walter Williams, SR. reached out to Eric Nolan Grant, a gifted vocalist who was already a part of the group’s extended Cleveland-based musical family. Their chart-topping album “Love You To Tears” marked Grant’s first appearance with the group. Chaka Khan is one of the world's most gifted and celebrated musicians, with a rich musical legacy, the 10-time Grammy Award-winner is looking forward to a celebration of a lifetime. A songwriter, actor, author, philanthropist, entrepreneur and activist, Chaka Khan has influenced generations of recording artists. She has the rare ability to sing in seven music genres, including R&B, pop, rock, gospel, country, world music and classical. Affectionately known around the world as Chaka, she is revered by millions of fans as well as her peers for her timeless, classic and unmatched signature music style and ability. The late, great Miles Davis often said, "She [Chaka] sings like my horn." And the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin says, "[Chaka] is a one- of- a -kind, premier vocalist."

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Music Music calendar Thursday, May 15

Mephiskapheles, Blueberry Hill, St. Louis, Doors 8:00 p.m. Slayer w/Suicidal Tendencies, Exodus, The Pageant, St. Louis, Doors 7:00 p.m. Tommy Castro & The Painkillers, Old Rock House, St. Louis, Doors 7:00 p.m. Acoustics Anonymous w/New Old Cavalry, The Gramophone, St. Louis, Doors 8:00 p.m. Jane Monheit, Jazz at the Bistro, St. Louis, 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Memories of Mockingbird: An Evening with Scout, Wildey Theatre, Edwardsville, 3:00 p.m. RemiXT, Cicero's, St. Louis, Doors 8:00 p.m. Megafauna w/Tok, The Little Big Bangs, Brotherfather, The Demo, St. Louis, Doors 8:30 p.m.

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Grind – A Tribute to Alice in Chains, Blueberry Hill, St. Louis, Doors 8:00 p.m. Lyle Lovett & His Acoustic Group, The Pageant, St. Louis, Doors 7:00 p.m. Homeschool II feat. Aaron Kamm & more,

Old Rock House, St. Louis, Doors 7:00 p.m. Sierra Leone’s Refugee Allstars w/Ground Flow Fusion, The Gramophone, St. Louis, Doors 8:00 p.m. Jane Monheit, Jazz at the Bistro, St. Louis, 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Smooth Dude, Ricky Brainfitted Jones, Savage Sun, Bruh, Surge Jordan, Plush St. Louis, St. Louis, Doors 8:30 p.m. Keneally-Bendian-Lunn, The Demo, St. Louis, Doors 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, May 17

Pepperland – Beatles Revue, Old Rock House, St. Louis, Doors 8:00 p.m. Nappy Roots w/DJ Needles, The Gramophone, St. Louis, Doors 8:00 p.m. Jane Monheit, Jazz at the Bistro, St. Louis, 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. St. Louis Symphony Live at Powell Hall Concert: Stayin’ Alive, Powell Hall, St. Louis, 7:30 p.m. An Evening with Judy Collins, Wildey Theatre, Edwardsville, 8:00 p.m. M i d w e s t w / D e a r C re e k , L e t t e r To Memphis, Plush St. Louis, St. Louis, Doors

8:00 p.m. Billy Croghan, The Gramophone, St. Louis, Doors 11:00 p.m. Soul Radics w/True North, Hard Evidence Rocksteady Flyers, The Demo, St. Louis, Doors 8:00 p.m.

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Bach Society of Saint Louis Concert: Beyond All Mortal Dreams, Second Baptist Church, St. Louis, 3:00 p.m. Dave Simon’s Rock School, Plush St. Louis, St. Louis, Doors 12:00 p.m. Wye Oak w/Braids, Old Rock House, St. Louis, Doors 7:00 p.m. Doe Eye w/Patrick Junior, The Demo, St. Louis, Doors 7:30 p.m.

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Open Mic Night, The Gramophone, St. Louis, 7:30 p.m. Wild Belle w/Caught A Ghost, Old Rock House, St. Louis, Doors 7:00 p.m. Survay Says w/Snooty and the Rat Finks, This Part of Town, The Demo, St. Louis, Doors

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The Black Cadillacs w/Lions of Hazelwood, The Demo, St. Louis, Doors 7:00 p.m.

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Jake’s Leg, The Gramophone, St. Louis, Doors 8:00 p.m.

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RemiXT, Cicero's, St. Louis, Doors 8:00 p.m. Beach Weather w/Edward Appleby, Kate Tucker & the Sons of Sweden, Golden Curls, Plush St. Louis, St. Louis, Doors 7:00 p.m. Logan Mize w/TBA, Old Rock House, St. Louis, Doors 7:00 p.m. Acoustics Anonymous, The Gramophone, St. Louis, Doors 8:00 p.m. Always Support Locals feat. JBomb, Prettygirlhatemachine, Jonezy, JK, The Demo, St. Louis, Doors 9:00 p.m. Caitlin Rose w/Los Colognes, Emily Wallace, Blueberry Hill, St. Louis, Doors 8:00 p.m.

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The Arts For The Edge The Fabulous Fox Theatre has announced its stellar 2014-2015 U.S. Bank Broadway Series, featuring the smash hit "Kinky Boots", winner of six 2013 Tony Awards including Best Musical. Of the six season ticket package shows, four of them will make their Fox Theatre and St. Louis debuts. Fox Theatre audiences can look forward to the unforgettable songs and sensual dancing featured in "Dirty Dancing" – The Classic Story On Stage; the American dream story behind the hits in "Motown the Musical"; Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s "The Phantom of the Opera"; the enchanting revival of Rogers and Hammerstein’s "Cinderella"; and the hilarious stage production of "A Christmas Story". "Dirty Dancing" – October 21 – November 2, 2014 In "Dirty Dancing", the classic love story on stage is an unprecedented live experience, exploding with heart-pounding music, passionate romance, and sensational dancing. Seen by millions across the globe, this worldwide smash hit tells the classic story of Baby and Johnny, two fiercely independent young spirits from different worlds who come together in what will be the most challenging and triumphant summer of their lives. Featuring the hit songs, “Hungry Eyes,” “Hey Baby,” “Do you Love Me?” and the heart stopping “(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life.” London’s Sunday Express says “This crowdpleasing stage adaptation hits the jackpot!” Don’t miss your chance to see this record-breaking live theatre sensation. You’ll have the time of your life! "Dirty Dancing" is presented by Dance St. Louis. "Motown the Musical" – November 18 – 30, 2014 It began as one man's story… became everyone's music… and

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Pictured are scenes from "Kinky Boots," above, and "Dirty Dancing," below. is now Broadway's musical. "Motown the Musical" is the true American dream story of Motown founder Berry Gordy’s journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson and many more. Motown shattered barriers, shaped our lives and made us all move to the same beat. Featuring classic songs such as “My Girl” and “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” experience the story

behind the music in the recordbreaking smash hit "Motown the Musical"! "A Christmas Story" – December 16, 2014 – January 4, 2015 Ralphie Parker wants only one thing for Christmas; An Official Red Ryder Carbine-Action 200shot Range Model Air Rifle. "A Christmas Story", The Musical is the hilarious account of Ralphie's desperate quest to ensure that this most perfect of gifts ends up under his tree this Christmas. This new Broadway musical is based on the classic 1983 movie, which itself was based on stories by legendary radio humorist Jean Shepherd. With songs both funny and heartfelt by Benj Pasek & Justin Paul, and a faithful yet inventive book by Joseph Robinette, "A Christmas Story" captures holiday wonder with such deliciously wicked wit that it is sure to delight children and grown-ups alike. It's the Christmas present that you'll cherish all holiday long. "A Christmas Story" is presented by Grand Center, Inc., Rogers and Hammerstein’s "Cinderella" – January 20 – February 1, 2015 Rodgers and Hammerstein’s "Cinderella" is the Tony Awardwinning Broadway musical from the creators of The Sound of Music and South Pacific that’s delighting audiences with its contemporary take on the classic tale. This lush production features an incredible orchestra, jaw-dropping transformations and all the moments you love—the pumpkin, the glass slipper, the masked ball and more—plus some surprising new twists! Be transported back to your childhood as you rediscover some of Rodgers + Hammerstein’s most beloved songs, including “In My Own Little Corner,” “Impossible/It’s Possible” and “Ten Minutes Ago,” in this hilarious and romantic Broadway experience for anyone who’s ever had a wish, a dream... or a really great pair of shoes. "The Phantom of the Opera" – March 4 – 15, 2015

Following an acclaimed soldout tour of the United Kingdom, Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s phenomenal musical success, "The Phantom of the Opera", will come to St. Louis as part of a brand new North American Tour. Critics are raving that this breathtaking production is “bigger and better than ever before.” This Phantom features a brilliant new scenic design by Paul Brown, Tony Award-winning original costume design by Maria Björnson, lighting design by Tony Award-winner Paule Constable, new choreography by Scott Ambler, and a new staging by director Laurence Connor. The production, overseen by Matthew Bourne and Cameron Mackintosh, boasts many exciting special effects including the show’s legendary chandelier. The beloved story and thrilling score - with songs like “Music of the Night,” “All I Ask Of You,” and “Masquerade” - will be performed by a cast and orchestra of 52, making this Phantom one of the largest productions now on tour! "Kinky Boots" – March 24 – April 5, 2015 "Kinky Boots" is the exhilarating Broadway musical that will lift your spirits to new high-heeled heights! Winner of six Tony Awards including Best Musical, this inspirational story follows a struggling shoe factory owner who works to turn his business around with help from Lola, a fabulous entertainer in need of some sturdy stilettos. Together, this unlikely pair finds that they have more in common than they ever dreamed possible… proving that when you change your mind about someone, you can change your whole world. Inspired by a true story, "Kinky Boots" features a joyous, Tonywinning score by Cyndi Lauper, direction and Tony-winning choreography by Jerry Mitchell and a hilarious, uplifting book by four-time Tony winner Harvey Fierstein. Come join the sold-out audiences who’ve discovered why – sometimes – the best way to fit in

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is to stand out! “There is no show hotter than "Kinky Boots"." – CBS News. Series Specials Five specials for the 2014-2015 Season will be offered to subscribers for priority seating before their public on-sale dates. The enduring classic, ANNIE, returns to the Fox December 2-7. The Fox welcomes "A Christmas Carol" to its stage for the 26th time December 12-14. "Million Dollar Quartet" will rock the Fox stage February 27-March 1. Back by popular demand, "Stomp" returns April 10-12. The boys are back! "The Rat Pack is Back!" visits the Fox stage May 15-17. New six-show season ticket packages will go on sale June 1st. Current U.S. Bank Broadway season subscribers will receive their renewal information beginning the week of April 21. Dance St. Louis subscribers will also receive information about priority ticket purchase for "Dirty Dancing" and Stomp. On-sale dates for individual shows will be announced later. For more information, please call the Fox Subscription office at 314-5351700. Groups of 15 or more should call 314-535-2900 for special rates and reservations. The Broadway Series at the Fabulous Fox Theatre is presented by U.S. Bank. 2014 – 2015 U.S. Bank Broadway Series Shows and Specials: "Dirty Dancing" * October 21-November 2, 2014 Motown * November 18-30, 2014 Annie * December 2-7, 2014 A Christmas Carol * December 12-14, 2014 "A Christmas Story" * December 16, 2014-January 4, 2015 Rogers + Hammerstein’s "Cinderella" * January 20-February 1, 2015 Million Dollar Quartet * February 27-March 1, 2015 "The Phantom of the Opera" * March 4- 15, 2015 "Kinky Boots" * March 24-April 5, 2015 Stomp * April 10-12, 2015 The Rat Pack is Back! * May 15-17, 2015

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The Arts Artistic adventures Touhill announces lineup

T h e B l a n c h e M . To u h i l l Performing Arts Center on the University of Missouri-St. Louis campus has announced its schedule for the the spring semester. For more information, visit www. touhill.org or call 314-516-4949. EMERSON SPRING TO DANCE FESTIVAL 2014 Presented by Dance St. Louis and the Touhill May 22–24; Thurs-Sat @ 5:30PM; $15 A Memorial Day weekend tradition returns for a threenight dance extravaganza with the popular formula of 30 dance companies over three nights with a different program each evening. It’s diversity of movement and style at its best with dance companies from across the Midwest and beyond performing a variety of pieces from contemporary to classical to tap. T R I B U T E T O S T. L O U I S TRUMPETERS: featuring Russell Gunn, Keyon Harrold & Danny Mixon Presented by The Jazz Edge Big Band May 30; Fri @ 7PM; $28 Miles Davis, Clark Terry, George Hudson, Lester Bowie and W.C. Handy are among the revered horn legends who will be remembered by The Jazz Edge Big Band. THE AMBASSADORS OF HARMONY: Voices in Harmony June 14; Sat @ 2 & 8PM; $24, $27, $31 (Originally scheduled June 21, Voices in Harmony was moved to June 14 before tickets went on sale.) The a capella chorus continues to entertain by performing beloved songs in its signature style. The award-winning St. Louis-area men's ensemble is known for powerful and musically masterful performances. SUMMER SOIREE: HOT DANCING AND COOL TREATS Presented by The Big Muddy Dance Company June 20 & 21; Fri & Sat @ 8PM; $22 Join The Big Muddy Dance Company for an evening of innovative, entertaining and eclectic dance works followed by a complimentary reception for all. Serving cool cocktails and ice cream treats. JOHN PRINE with special guest Amanda Shires September 26; Fri @ 8PM; $49.50, $59.50 Long considered a “songwriter’s s o n g w r i t e r, ” J o h n P r i n e i s a rare talent. With immeasurable accolades, including two Grammys and the distinction of being one of the few songwriters honored by the Library of Congress and US Poet Laureate, Prine is more than a musician…he is an American treasure. All single tickets on sale now, unless otherwise noted, at the Touhill Performing Arts Center Ticket Office; online at www.touhill. org; or by phone at 314-516-4949.

ALL THAT TAP XXII on Saturday, August 2 at 7 p.m. at the Edison Theatre (6445 Forsyth Blvd).  Registration is open for classes and workshops which encompass all levels from beginner to a d v a n ce d .  Co s t s fo r fe s t iv al activities vary. Call 314-531-TAPS (8277) or visit www.tapheritage.org  for more information.  Not only will attendees have access to instruction from their esteemed panel of faculty, but they will be able to show off their skills in a Participants Showcase and join the experts in Tap Jam - a tradition that continues the Hoofer’s Club and street corner challenges – as the floor is opened to express your passion for tap!  The show features tap stars of movies, Broadway and television in a sophisticated mix of favorite artists and new faces, old masters and rising stars, in tap dance styles from polished jazz to hardedged hip-hop.  Known and loved throughout the world, this weeklong event educates, promotes and celebrates the American art form of tap dance.  Masters of dance scheduled to appear include Founder and St. Louis native Robert L. Reed, Emmy Award-winning choreographer Jason Samuels Smith, tap sensation and author Karen Callaway Williams, international entertainers Avi Miller and Ofer Ben, Reed’s p r o t é g é L o g a n M i l l e r, L i s a LaTouche, Broadway-TV-movie choreographer Bob Audy, Evan Ruggerio, Maud and Chloe Arnold and Martin “Tre” Dumas III.  Founded in 1992 by Professor Reed as part of the Robert L. Reed Tape Heritage Institute, internationally known master of flash and acrobatic tap, the St. Louis Tap Festival is the only regional event that preserves the great legacy of tap dance by bringing veteran masters of tap to St. Louis while showcasing the best of today’s talent.  For more information, visit www.tapheritage.org.

Peabody to host Brian Regan

Comedian Brian Regan has announced the 48-city second leg of his 2014 North American theater tour.  The first leg of Brian’s 2014 theater tour visited 31 cities from January through May.  A list of new tour dates is below.  More information and links to purchase tickets are available at www. BrianRegan.com. Brian will be in Saint Louis at the Peabody Opera House on Friday, October 24 at 8 p.m.  Tickets are $36.50 and $56.50.  Tickets are available at the Ford Box Office at Scottrade Center, all Ticketmaster

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Foundry offers summer camps

The Foundry Art Centre has the “cure for the common camp” this summer, with a wide range of interests and art to explore, and for all walks of children – from tiny tots all the way up to kids in middle school. Check out this exciting line-up of art camps taking place at the Foundry Art Centre, beginning in June 2014: Petite Picasso's: Beginning Art Making Petite's Picasso's is a beginning art camp experience for children 3-6 years old. These kid-friendly classes will take you and your child on an expressive journey as your

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Master teachers and performers of the great American art of tap dance congregate in St. Louis for a week of master workshops, performances, tap jams, panel discussions and more in the 23rd Annual St. Louis Tap Festival July 28 – August 2, 2014 at the Sheraton Clayton Plaza Hotel.  The Festival’s crowning glory is the public tap dance performance of

Ticket Centers, by phone at 800-7453000, or online at ticketmaster.com O n e of t h e mos t re s p e ct e d comedians in the country, Brian Regan is a legendary performer selling out large venues from coast to coast, and earning praise from the press, the public, and fellow comedians: “He is one of my favorite, favorite stand-up comedians.” - Jerry Seinfeld “Honestly, Brian Regan’s the best stand-up working today. Period.” – Patton Oswalt “You’re the guy people look up to…Brian Regan’s the funniest guy…there’s Brian Regan and then there’s other people.” – Marc Maron “I’ll take all of that guy you got…Very funny man.” – David Letterman With his first appearance on The Late Show with David Letterman in 1995, Regan solidified his place on the show and recently made his 26th appearance, the most of any comedian on the CBS show.  Regan’s non-stop theater tour visits close to 100 cities each year since 2005, and continues through 2014.  Last August, Regan sold out the legendary, 8600-seat Red Rocks Amphitheater outside of Denver, and in February 2014, Regan performed two sold-out shows at the 12,500-seat EnergySolutions Arena in Salt Lake City. Occasionally venturing off the stand-up stage, Regan recently appeared in Seinfeld’s Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee.  He will also be seen in the upcoming Chris Rock movie Finally Famous, and he voiced the character of Weib Lunk for the 40th episode of The Looney Tunes Show titled, Spread Those Wings and Fly.  Recently, Regan was nominated for a 2014 American Comedy Award for Best Concert Comic.  For more on Brian visit www. BrianRegan.com and follow Brian on Twitter - @BrianReganComic

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Izzard to appear at the Fox

F o x C o n c e r t s & We s t B e t h Entertainment presents Eddie Izzard – The World Tour on June 19 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $73, $58, $48 and $38 and are on sale online at metrotix. com, by calling 314-534-1111, or in person at the Fox Theatre Box Office. F o rc e M a j e u re i s t h e m o s t extensive comedy tour ever; launched in March of 2013, the tour will take Izzard to 25 countries on five continents.  From Cardiff to Kathmandu and Moscow to Mumbai, Force Majeure will play throughout Europe, Africa, Russia, the U.K., Canada, the U.S., India, Nepal, The Far East and Australia.  Izzard recently completed runs in France performing entirely in French and in Berlin performing entirely in German. One of the most acclaimed comedians of his generation, Izzard’s unique, tangential, absurd, and surreal comic narratives are lauded for their creativity and wit, earning him a New York Drama Desk Award and two Emmys for Dress to Kill, two British Comedy Awards for Top Stand-Up Comedian, and an Olivier Award nomination for Outstanding Achievement. In the U.S., Izzard is the first solo stand-up comedian to perform at the Hollywood Bowl; has sold-out three consecutive nights at Radio City Music Hall and toured arenas throughout the U.S. including a soldout show at Madison Square Garden. On TV, Izzard most recently guest starred in the series, Hannibal, on NBC.  He starred in and served as a producer on the critically acclaimed FX Network Show, The Riches, opposite Minnie Driver, and guest starred in the final season of Showtime’s United States of Tara.

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The Wizard of Oz, Fox Theatre, St. Louis, 7:30 p.m. Inspired by Nature: A Collection of Wildlife Art by Robert Bateman, Saint Louis Zoo, St. Louis, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Runs through October 31. Stages presents Always…Patsy Cline, The Playhouse at Westport Plaza, St. Louis, 8:00 p.m. History Clubhouse: Let’s Build It!, Missouri History Museum, St. Louis, 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Runs through October 6. Tradition Redefined: The Larry and Brenda Thompson Collection of African-American Art, The Saint Louis University Museum of Art, St. Louis, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Runs through May 18. Jaqueline Piatigorsky: Patron, Player, Pioneer Exhibit, World Chess Hall of Fame, St. Louis, 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., Runs through July 13. Impressionist France: Visions of Nation from Le Gray to Monet Exhibit, Saint Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Runs through July 16. Imagining the Founding of St. Louis, History of Jazz Gallery – Sheldon Art Galleries, St. Louis, Noon to 5:00 p.m., Runs through August 23. St. Louis Camera Club Centennial Exhibition, Nancy Spirtas Kranzberg Gallery – Sheldon Art Galleries, St. Louis, Noon to 5:00 p.m., Runs through August 16.

Friday, May 16

The Wizard of Oz, Fox Theatre, St. Louis, 7:30 p.m. Inspired by Nature: A Collection of Wildlife Art by Robert Bateman, Saint Louis Zoo, St. Louis, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Runs through October 31. Stages presents Always…Patsy Cline, The Playhouse at Westport Plaza, St. Louis, 8:00 p.m. History Clubhouse: Let’s Build It!, Missouri History Museum, St. Louis, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Runs through October 6. Tradition Redefined: The Larry and Brenda Thompson Collection of African-American Art, The Saint Louis University Museum of Art, St. Louis, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Runs through May 18. Jaqueline Piatigorsky: Patron, Player, Pioneer Exhibit, World Chess Hall of Fame, St. Louis, 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., Runs through July 13. Impressionist France: Visions of Nation from Le Gray to Monet Exhibit, Saint Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., Runs through July 16. Imagining the Founding of St. Louis, History of Jazz Gallery – Sheldon Art Galleries, St. Louis, Noon to 5:00 p.m., Runs through August 23. St. Louis Camera Club Centennial Exhibition, Nancy Spirtas Kranzberg Gallery – Sheldon Art Galleries, St. Louis, Noon to 5:00 p.m., Runs through August 16.

Saturday, May 17

The Wizard of Oz, Fox Theatre, St. Louis, 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Inspired by Nature: A Collection of Wildlife Art by Robert Bateman, Saint Louis Zoo, St. Louis, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Runs through October 31. Stages presents Always…Patsy Cline, The Playhouse at Westport Plaza, St. Louis, 4:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. History Clubhouse: Let’s Build

It!, Missouri History Museum, St. Louis, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Runs through October 6. American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition Exhibit, Missiouri History Museum, St. Louis, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Runs through August 17. Art of its Own Making, The Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, St. Louis, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Runs through August 23. Tradition Redefined: The Larry and Brenda Thompson Collection of African-American Art, The Saint Louis University Museum of Art, St. Louis, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Runs through May 18. Jaqueline Piatigorsky: Patron, Player, Pioneer Exhibit, World Chess Hall of Fame, St. Louis, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Runs through July 13. Dan Younger: Travel Places, Sheldon Art Galleries, St. Louis, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Impressionist France: Visions of Nation from Le Gray to Monet Exhibit, Saint Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Runs through July 16. Imagining the Founding of St. Louis, History of Jazz Gallery – Sheldon Art Galleries, St. Louis, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Runs through August 23. St. Louis Camera Club Centennial Exhibition, Nancy Spirtas Kranzberg Gallery – Sheldon Art Galleries, St. Louis, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Runs through August 16.

Sunday, May 18

The Wizard of Oz, Fox Theatre, St. Louis, 1:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Inspired by Nature: A Collection of Wildlife Art by Robert Bateman, Saint Louis Zoo, St. Louis, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Runs through October 31. Stages presents Always…Patsy Cline, The Playhouse at Westport Plaza, St. Louis, 8:00 p.m.

History Clubhouse: Let’s Build It!, Missouri History Museum, St. Louis, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Runs through October 6. American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition Exhibit, Missiouri History Museum, St. Louis, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Runs through August 17. Tradition Redefined: The Larry and Brenda Thompson Collection of African-American Art, The Saint Louis University Museum of Art, St. Louis, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Jaqueline Piatigorsky: Patron, Player, Pioneer Exhibit, World Chess Hall of Fame, St. Louis, 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Runs through July 13. Impressionist France: Visions of Nation from Le Gray to Monet Exhibit, Saint Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Runs through July 16.

Monday, May 19

Inspired by Nature: A Collection of Wildlife Art by Robert Bateman, Saint Louis Zoo, St. Louis, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Runs through October 31. History Clubhouse: Let’s Build It!, Missouri History Museum, St. Louis, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Runs through October 6.

Tuesday, May 20

Inspired by Nature: A Collection of Wildlife Art by Robert Bateman, Saint Louis Zoo, St. Louis, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Runs through October 31. Stages presents Always…Patsy Cline, The Playhouse at Westport Plaza, St. Louis, 8:00 p.m. Impressionist France: Visions of Nation from Le Gray to Monet Exhibit, Saint Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Runs through July 16. History Clubhouse: Let’s Build It!, Missouri History Museum, St. Louis, 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Runs

through October 6. Imagining the Founding of St. Louis, History of Jazz Gallery – Sheldon Art Galleries, St. Louis, Noon to 8:00 p.m., Runs through August 23. St. Louis Camera Club Centennial Exhibition, Nancy Spirtas Kranzberg Gallery – Sheldon Art Galleries, St. Louis, Noon to 5:00 p.m., Runs through August 16.

Wednesday, May 21

Inspired by Nature: A Collection of Wildlife Art by Robert Bateman, Saint Louis Zoo, St. Louis, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Runs through October 31. Stages presents Always…Patsy Cline, The Playhouse at Westport Plaza, St. Louis, 8:00 p.m. History Clubhouse: Let’s Build It!, Missouri History Museum, St. Louis, 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Runs through October 6. Art of its Own Making, The Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, St. Louis, Noon to 5:00 p.m., Runs through August 23. Impressionist France: Visions of Nation from Le Gray to Monet Exhibit, Saint Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Runs through July 16. Imagining the Founding of St. Louis, History of Jazz Gallery – Sheldon Art Galleries, St. Louis, Noon to 5:00 p.m., Runs through August 23. St. Louis Camera Club Centennial Exhibition, Nancy Spirtas Kranzberg Gallery – Sheldon Art Galleries, St. Louis, Noon to 5:00 p.m., Runs through August 16.

Thursday, May 22

Emerson Spring to Dance Festival, Touhill Performing Arts Center, St. Louis, 6:00 p.m. Inspired by Nature: A Collection of Wildlife Art by Robert Bateman,

Friday, May 23

Emerson Spring to Dance Festival, Touhill Performing Arts Center, St. Louis, 6:00 p.m. Inspired by Nature: A Collection of Wildlife Art by Robert Bateman, Saint Louis Zoo, St. Louis, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Runs through October 31. Stages presents Always…Patsy Cline, The Playhouse at Westport Plaza, St. Louis, 8:00 p.m. History Clubhouse: Let’s Build It!, Missouri History Museum, St. Louis, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Runs through October 6.

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"Heaven Is for Real"

Continuing the recent trend of faith-based films, including “Noah” and “Son of God,” “Heaven Is for Real” is a sweet tale based on a 4-year-old boy’s account of his trip to heaven that’s likely to please the devout, but won’t entice religious cynics. There’s little doubt the T.D. Jakes-produced adaptation of Todd Burpo’s Christian non-fiction best-seller will have a builtin audience, especially on Easter weekend. After undergoing harrowing surgery for a ruptured appendix, young Colton Burpo (Connor Corum) begins recalling his journey for his family: Angels carried him to heaven where he met Jesus (played by Mike Mohrhardt, whose face we never quite see), as well as God, Colton’s greatgrandfather and the miscarried sister he never knew he had. Such talk frightens his older sister (Lane Styles) and worries his pastor father, Todd (Greg Kinnear), and mother, Sonja (Kelly Reilly). As Colton becomes more verbal about his supposed encounter, the local paper in the small Nebraska town starts reporting the story. This leads some members of Todd’s congregation (Thomas Haden Church and Margo Martindale) to turn against the Burpo family. Though Todd sticks up for his son, his faith is also tested. “We ask these kids to believe this stuff,” he says to his wife, “but I don’t even know if I believe it myself.” But Todd is captivated, as we are, by his son’s innocence — especially when Colton tells him things he couldn’t possibly know, such as how he saw his parents cope, each in their own way, during his near-fatal surgery. RATED: PG by the Motion Picture Association of America for “thematic material including some medical situations.” RUNNING TIME: 100 minutes. ASSOCIATED PRESS RANKING: Two stars out of four.

"Transcendence"

First, we had Scarlett Johansson as a human-like operating system. Now, Johnny Depp has been uploaded. If the singularity — when artificial intelligence surpasses human smarts — is indeed coming, at least it has decent taste in movie star avatars. First-time director Wally Pfister ’s “Transcendence” isn’t so much the “Him” to Spike Jonze’s “Her” as it’s a more dystopian vision of the meeting of human consciousness and computer intelligence. It turns out that when computers get sophisticated, worse things can happen than Joaquin Phoenix getting his feelings hurt. But whereas “Her” was playful and personal about familiar futuristic concepts, “Transcendence” is clunky and lifeless. It’s like the movie version of a paranoid TED talk. In the early scenes of “Transcendence,” Dr. Will Caster (a disappointingly sleepy Depp) is a TED-style master of the universe, speaking confidently in front of large video screens to eager listeners about neurology and artificial intelligence. But there are also protesters to his potentially all-powerful invention: the Physically Independent Neural Network (PINN), an early artificial intelligence propelled by a room full of computers that Caster believes could, among other things, cure cancer. An assassination attempt with a radiation-laced bullet leaves Caster with weeks to live. Desperate to keep his mind alive, his loyal, sycophantic wife and fellow researcher Evelyn (Rebecca Hall) uploads Caster’s brain to a PC with PINN hardware. Helping her is their good friend and colleague Max (Paul Bettany, serving as narrator).

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RATED: PG-13 by the Motion Picture Association of America for “sci-fi action and violence, some bloody images, brief strong language and sensuality.” RUNNING TIME: 119 minutes. ASSOCIATED PRESS RANKING: Two stars out of four.

"Deciding Annie Parker"

“Decoding Annie Parker,” based on a true story, is an often uneasy, yet sentimental and witty tale of two women, one a cancer patient and the other a geneticist. Canadian Annie Parker (Amy Morton) battled breast cancer in the 1970s — and beat it. But after losing her mother and older sister to the disease, she becomes convinced that cancer is stalking her family. Though most doctors then said cancer was a stroke of bad luck, Annie believes she’ll get breast cancer like her immediate family members. Annie checks for lumps daily. And after she discovers one, she must have her left breast removed. Meanwhile, in Berkeley, California, geneticist Dr. MaryClaire King (Helen Hunt) is researching genetic links to breast cancer. When Annie learns of this, she starts doing her own research with a medical student and former nurse (Rashida Jones). Writer-director Steven Bernstein, who was inspired to write “Annie Parker” after reading Parker’s unpublished memoir, offsets gloomy moments in the film with ironic humor, as when Annie breaks from oral sex to suggest that she quickly check her husband for testicular cancer. RATED: R by the Motion Picture Association of America for “language and some sexual content.” RUNNING TIME: 91 minutes. ASSOCIATED PRESS RANKING: Two stars out of four.

"Belle"

There may be no whiter genre than the costume drama. The flowing gowns, the horse-drawn carriages, the codes of aristocratic courtship all evoke an era not exactly known for diversity. That’s why the simple poster of “Belle,” a new film directed by Amma Asante, is so striking. A beautiful, finely outfitted black woman in an 18th century parlor room stares back with regal poise. The historical incongruity is all the more arresting because, it turns out, it’s real history. “Belle” is the based-on-a-true-story of an 18th century mixedrace woman, Dido Elizabeth Belle (Gugu Mbatha-Raw), brought up in British aristocracy. While such a tale is undoubtedly rich, filled with questions of identity, class and race, “Belle” is unnaturally rendered like a Jane Austen story of dowries and engagements. It’s an awkward, ill-fitting match of social progress and costume drama convention. And those 18th century conventions of speech and etiquette are often gratingly stilted in “Belle,” stifling the film of any naturalism. Instead, “Belle,” made with fine intentions, has none of the uniqueness of its remarkable subject. “Belle,” written by Misan Sagay, was inspired by a 1779 double portrait of Belle and Lady Elizabeth Murray — one biracial, the other white — captured in seeming friendship. Sagay and Asante (who’s made one film before, 2004’s “Way of Life”) were intrigued by the story behind the painting.

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RATED: PG by the Motion Picture Association of America for “thematic elements, some language and brief smoking images.” RUNNING TIME: 104 minutes. ASSOCIATED PRESS RANKING: Two stars out of four.

"Neighbors"

If ever two genres of film were inextricably intertwined, it would seem to be the frat house movie and the gross-out comedy. After all, do frats ever do anything that's NOT gross? Not in the movies, they don't. "Neighbors," starring (and produced by) Seth Rogen and directed by Nicholas Stoller, proudly straddles these two genres and boldly tosses in a third: The "We've-just-becomeparents, NOW-what?" movie. You know these: Baby arrives, cute as a button but bringing ALL kinds of trouble, and then things are resolved in a syrupy sweet finale. It's safe to say that syrupy sweetness is not a problem with "Neighbors." In fact, it is noisy, crude, profane, gross, and sometimes mean. Luckily, it's also extremely funny, and you'll realize by the end that it has some heart, too. Most importantly, what it may suffer in narrative coherence it makes up for with a first-rate cast — the reliably funny Rogen, the game-for-anything Rose Byrne, and in the most pleasant surprise, a truly excellent Zac Efron as an immature, narcissistic, vindictive and, by the way, unbelievably buff frat leader whose obnoxious brio might just be masking deeper issues. (Zac, as a parent who had to watch the "High School Musical" films at least 400 times, maybe more, let me just say: I forgive you now.) RATED: R by the Motion Picture Association of America "for pervasive language, strong crude and sexual content, graphic nudity, and drug use throughout." RUNNING TIME: 96 minutes. ASSOCIATED PRESS RANKING: Three stars out of four.

"Palo Alto"

The Coppola family has given us Francis Ford Coppola, Nicolas Cage, Sofia Coppola, Jason Schwartzman, Talia Shire and some very good wine. Gia Coppola, 27, the granddaughter of Francis and niece of Sofia, is the latest Coppola to enter the family business. "Palo Alto" is her debut, an adaptation of James Franco's book of short stories about disaffected California youth. From "The Outsiders" to "The Virgin Suicides," teenage wastelands have been a Coppola specialty, whereas Schwartzman presented a more idiosyncratic portrait of teen angst in the great "Rushmore." In "Palo Alto," Gia very much takes after the soft aesthetic of Sofia ("The Bling Ring," ''Somewhere") in presenting a cluster of direction-less California teenagers backed by a mellow, synthesizer-heavy score. "Palo Alto" is rife with the stylistic clichés established by Gia's aunt and directors like Gus Van Sant. But for a first film, "Palo Alto" shows promise in its character-first storytelling and its young filmmaker's evident ease with actors. Coppola doesn't force anything on her characters, instead capturing the unthinking momentariness of youth. RATED: R by the Motion Picture Association of America for "strong sexual content, drug and alcohol use, and pervasive language, all involving teens." RUNNING TIME: 98 minutes. ASSOCIATED PRESS RANKING: Two and a half stars out of four.


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This photo by Fox Searchlight shows Gugu Mbatha-Raw, left, as Dido Elizabeth Belle and Sarah Gadon as Lady Elizabeth Murray, in a scene from the film, "Belle."

"Belle" a drama with a new face By JAKE COYLE Associated Press There may be no whiter genre than the costume drama. The flowing gowns, the horse-drawn carriages, the codes of aristocratic courtship all evoke an era not exactly known for diversity. That’s why the simple poster of “Belle,” a new film directed by Amma Asante, is so striking. A beautiful, finely outfitted black woman in an 18th century parlor room stares back with regal poise. The historical incongruity is all the more arresting because, it turns out, it’s real history. “Belle” is the based-on-a-true-story of an 18th century mixed-race woman, Dido Elizabeth Belle (Gugu Mbatha-Raw), brought up in British aristocracy.

While such a tale is undoubtedly rich, filled with questions of identity, class and race, “Belle” is unnaturally rendered like a Jane Austen story of dowries and engagements. It’s an awkward, ill-fitting match of social progress and costume drama convention. And those 18th century conventions of speech and etiquette are often gratingly stilted in “Belle,” stifling the film of any naturalism. Instead, “Belle,” made with fine intentions, has none of the uniqueness of its remarkable subject. “Belle,” written by Misan Sagay, was inspired by a 1779 double portrait of Belle and Lady Elizabeth Murray — one biracial, the other white — captured in seeming friendship. Sagay and Asante (who’s made one film before, 2004’s “Way of Life”) were intrigued by the story behind the painting.

Little, though, is known of Belle, so the film often feels as though it’s grasping to imagine what her life was like, and to artificially connect her with larger story lines from her time. “Belle” begins with her Royal Navy Admiral father (Matthew Goode, whose presence is missed as soon as he departs, setting sail for the Indies) dropping a young Belle off with his uncle, William Murray, the Earl of Mansfield (Tom Wilkinson) and his wife (Emily Watson) at their palatial country estate in Hampstead. They are initially appalled, but give in to his insistence that the illegitimate Belle has his blood, and should be raised accordingly. The film shifts to Belle and Lady Elizabeth Murray (Sarah Gadon) as young women. They are beginning to see society and possible

suitors, though Belle is largely naive to her lesser status. When guest come for dinner, she isn’t allowed at the table. But Belle still has currency as a bride thanks to her lineage and her inheritance. As suitors circle each girl (Murray has no such dowry to offer), the movie empathetically comments on the variety of unjust inequalities, whether by skin color or gender, pocket book or standing. Belle is drawn to the idealistic son of a vicar (a low station) named John Davinier (Sam Reid). “Belle” also works in a famous event, the 1781 Zong massacre, in which a British slave ship drowned some 142 slaves in the Caribbean. The traders claimed to not have enough water for the voyage and made an insurance claim on the lost “cargo” that went to the height of Britain’s courts.

"The Amazing Spider-Man 2" is nothing new By ROBERT GRUBAUGH Of The Edge I would have traded the opportunity to review another film this week in a heartbeat. But it seems the only thing anyone was interested in selling tickets to was the newest Marvel film, "The Amazing Spider-Man 2." This one's a property of Sony; that's why it's out so hot on the heels of Captain America's sequel last month. It also explains Fox's next X-Men movie in two weeks. For goodness sake. When's it going to be enough? I never thought I'd long for the days of a simple Transformers movie, but 4th of July is looking mighty tempting. Though I liked it much better, Spider-Man 2 is essentially the same film as the first one from a

few years ago. Peter Parker is still searching for the answers about his parents' deaths , trying to make a lasting relationship work with Gwen Stacy (Emma Stone, she of the superior taste in shoes), and protecting New York City from the dangers of the sinister Oscorp. Gwen's even talking about heading to London for an internship at Oxford. But wait! It isn't all about web-slinging his way through the Canyon of Heroes and hiding his powers from Aunt May (Sally Field). This time there's some dangerous super villains that need his attention. Not new? My mistake. The major plot point of Pa r t 2 i s t h e c r e a t i o n o f t h e villain Electro (Jamie Foxx), a glowing , blue-skinned master m a n i p u l a t o r o f e l e c t r i c i t y.

As with any good back story, Electro was once Max Dillon, a timid, socially awkward engineer for Oscorp that was unhappy over the design plans his company stole without giving him credit. While making some routine repairs in one of the genetic engineering labs , Max falls into a tank of amped up electric eels. His origin is pretty well the same w a y Pe t e r b e c a m e S p i d e r Man, but Foxx's performance is wickedly manic. It's basically his character from The Soloist. Wh e r e ' s R o b e r t D ow n ey, J r. / Iron Man when you need him? When Electro goes on a blackout vendetta against the city, Peter and Gwen race to the city's power grid center to help restore lights to the Big Apple.

R e m e m b e r, t h e s e a r e s c i e n c e high school kids. After a showy battle of special effects, and a defeat of Electro, the pair are quickly back in battle w i t h t h e a p p e a r a n c e o f Th e Green Goblin (Dane DeHaan), Peter's childhood friend, Harry O s b o r n . Th e a e r i a l b a t t l e i s amazing indeed and ultimately winds up in a glass clock tower where Gwen is thrown back and forth between hero and villain like a ragdoll. It's very edge-of-your-seat exciting and definitely the climax of the picture. There are numerous times in this movie where Spider-Man just ambles up to people or stands around talking to cops. I found this a little disconcerting. A little guy in a rubber suit

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does not look heroic when he's standing in the street. This is especially true at he encounters and intends to do battle with The Rhino, an escaped convict named Aleksei Sytsevich (Paul Giamatti). Fans of this bad guy - a weirdo with a barbed wire tattoo around his bald head might have to wait for the next inevitable sequel, however. He doesn't get much screen time before the end of this one. Some fans are convinced that this film is just a springboard f or a f ilm about The Sinist er Six, Spidey's all-star team of enemies. That might be fun. "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" runs 161 minutes and is rated PG-13 for sequences of sci-fi action/violence. I give this film two stars out of four.

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Religion Former engineer sculpts 100,000 crosses By ED TODD Midland (Texas) Reporter-Telegram Witnessing miracles and healings in his life has emboldened Fred Meissner to gently portray God’s love and the Gospel of Jesus Christ through the artistry of the sculptured Christian cross. “The people who really know the Lord have joy and holy peace,” said Meissner, an 80-year-old former electrical engineer at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). He figured that the cross, which he has artistically fashioned with an ordinary pocket-knife cut into indigenous and exotic woods such as oak, birch, driftwood, cottonwood, maple, mahogany, walnut and soapberry 100,000 times over more than 20 years, would awaken youngsters and seniors alike to its message. Crosses fit for a bola tie or wall art of various sizes and cultures cover an array of designs, such as Greek, gothic and Celtic to blessed heart, halo and victory. By faith deep within his very soul, Meissner became an artist drawn to the Christian cross, a bearer and

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CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The first openly gay bishop in the Episcopal church and the global Anglican Communion has announced he is divorcing his husband. Retired Bishop Gene Robinson announced that he is divorcing Mark Andrew in an email to the Diocese of New Hampshire and an article for The Daily Beast. The couple entered into a civil union in 2008 that converted to a marriage when New Hampshire legalized gay marriage in 2010. Robinson's election in 2003 as the first openly gay Anglican bishop created an international uproar and led conservative Episcopalians to break away from the main church in the United States. He writes that details of his divorce are private and that he can't repay the debt he owes Andrew "for his standing by me through the challenges of the last decade." Robinson had previously been married to a woman and had two children before he and his wife divorced.

interpreter of the cross in its myriad of cultural styles and universal message. Indeed, Meissner is a sculptor, perhaps an artisan, certainly way beyond the idling pastime of a whittler back in the olden days when about every country boy and his city cousins carried a pocket knife. His sculpting tool is ordinary, nothing fancy, a three-bladed Old Timer or an Irish brand. He shapes artistic versions of the Christian cross, symbol of redemption and abiding love, “joy and peace to our hearts and relief to our conscience,” as Meissner notes in a message designed for each of 100,000 crosses which he has fashioned since 1993 and distributes in West Texas and, via missionaries, the world over. Meissner is a cheery soul who has no quarter for woe or excuses. He is not easily discouraged, as his life bears witness. Meissner has suffered life’s trials, endured and prevailed in developing and steeling his character. He was tested at home, at school, at college, at work in the scientific world and in a marriage that went awry and one that soars heavenly.

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“Í have been a man of faith all my life,” Meissner said. “The joy of the Lord gives me peace.” What some folks might term coincidences or mere happenstance, Meissner discerns miracles, which strengthens his faith and his passion to share the message of the cross. Throughout his life, Meissner re c a l l e d m i r a c l e s a n d G o d ’ s guidance. Growing up during the Great Depression and the World War II years on a 160-acre cotton farm in the old Prairie Lee community between Midland and Greenwood, Meissner said “the Lord always provided” two cottontail rabbits two to three times a week for him to shoot with a .22-caliber rifle to help feed the family. He recalled that his father, Gus, was twice struck by lightning, once while driving a team of horses and then while driving a two-row, steellugged Farmall tractor years apart but in about the same spot. When he graduated from the eighth grade at the rural Prairie Lee School in 1948, “I didn’t know if I was the dunce or the valedictorian,” Meissner said wryly of the twostudent class.

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He excelled in the slide-rule. Years later when he was working as an electrical engineer at NASA, he still used the slide-rule while many other engineers switched to the emerging computer. For his work on the Apollo missions in the 1960s and 1970s from circling Planet Earth and the moon landings to the “tremendous miracle” of the aborted Apollo 13 mission, Meissner was awarded the NASA Achievement Award. Meissner said “the Lord gave me (critical esoteric) knowledge” which he was able to pass onto NASA engineers and scientists. Furthermore, he was able to share with NASA engineers and scientists critical information which he had gleaned when he was assigned to Minuteman and Polaris submarinelaunched ballistic missiles at Aerojet in California. By mid-1970s, Meissner had left NASA and to work on his wife’s family’s dairy farm.

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At Midland High School, class of 1952, Meissner excelled in mathematics and physics, earning A-grades and was deemed the school’s “smartest student” in plane and solid geometry. Otherwise, he was a virtual failure in schoolwork and college courses allied with grammar, reading, writing and literature, a ne’er-do-well in those areas all caused, he found out in recent years, by severe dyslexia. Otherwise, he was brilliant in mathematics, physics and electrical engineering but dismal in courses associated with the English language. “They (mathematics and physics) teachers wondered why I didn’t make the National Honor Society,” M e i s s n e r s a i d . H o w e v e r, h i s English teacher “didn’t share that sentiment.” “I slaved over writing,” Meissner said. “When I write (even today), it takes all the energy I’ve got.”

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Travel Missouri offers many By H & L Partners For The Edge Stand on your tiptoes and peek above the bushes. Get the perfect view of the lake as you peer between the branches of swaying trees. Observe nature all around you. You’re sightseeing in Missouri. Enjoy. Stand tall and feel empowered and adventurous at Ha Ha Tonka State Park, an Ozark treasure overlooking the Lake of the Ozarks, located five miles southwest of Camdenton. Explore the ruins of this 1905 European-style castle and meander the 15 miles of tails. Watch a 58 million gallon-per-day natural spring gush from beneath the bluff. Peer into caves. Gaze at the large natural bridge. For more information about the beauty of hiking Ha Ha Tonka, read the VisitMO Spotlight Blog entry, "True beauty hiking Ha Ha Tonka." After exploring Ha Ha Tonka, drive eight miles north and let your next stop be Bridal Cave (four miles northwest of Camdenton). Tours, which begin every 15 minutes, guide you alongside enormous stalagmites and resounding stalactites. "Bridal Chapel," a towering picturesque formation, will awe you; thousands of couples from around the world have been married at that spot. Find the perfect angle, snap a photo and share the cave’s beauty with us on our VisitMO Facebook page. Surround yourself with rugged Ozark hills. Gaze across the 24,900acre Stockton Lake at Stockton State Park. Rest in a hammock beneath a cedar tree as the cool lake breeze caresses your body. When you’re

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Diuing Delights Glazed salmon great for grills By ELIZABETH KARMEL Associated Press With grilling season upon us, we’ll all be looking for new and delicious ways to feed a crowd. So I want to share one of my favorites — a center-cut salmon fillet. All salmon grills up wonderfully, but center-cut fillets are particularly great when feeding larger groups. Because these fillets tend to have a uniform thickness, they cook up evenly (and are harder to overcook). And that means all your guests can eat at the same time. And by all, I mean a lot. Larger fillets can feed upward of 10 people. They also happen to look pretty impressive on a platter. When buying salmon fillets, I opt for skin-on. The skin adds flavor and protects the delicate fish during grilling. The skin also gives you a nifty way to remove the fish from the grill with no fear of sticking. Start by having your fishmonger cut the skin from the fillet, then place the fillet back on the skin before wrapping it.

When ready to cook, you simply set the skin on the grill, then place the salmon on top of it. The salmon even could be cut into individual portions before being placed on the skin. Then just cook as directed and remove from the grill (lifting it off the skin) using a spatula. I prefer wild salmon to farmraised, but there are some good sustainable farm-raised options, too. The trick is to smell the fish. If it smells briny and clean, it is fresh. If it has any “fishy” or ammonia smell, do not buy it. I once bought a piece of fish that had a slight odor when raw and as I cooked it, it turned my whole backyard into a stink bomb! The moral of the story is that you should not cook fish that is past its prime. Once you have your piece of fish, remove it from the paper and slowly and gently run your fingers up and down the flesh to feel for any small bones that have been left in it. You can remove these with fish pliers, cooking tweezers or standard drugstore tweezers. Continued on Page 23

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Dining Delights Salmon Continued from Page 22 I do this a couple of times because these small bones have a tendency to hide in the dense flesh. MAPLE-BOURBON GLAZED SALMON FILLET Want to feed more people? Buy a larger fillet. A 4-pound fillet will take roughly 30 minutes on the grill, and will feed eight people. Start to finish: 30 minutes Servings: 4 2-pound center-cut salmon fillet (about 1 inch thick), skin separated, then replaced (see above) Olive oil Salt and ground white or black pepper 1/4 cup maple syrup Juice and zest of 1/2 small orange 2 tablespoons bourbon Heat the grill to medium and prepare it for indirect cooking. On a charcoal grill, this entails banking the coals to one side and cooking on the cooler side. On a gas grill, then means turning off one side (or the center burner) and cooking over the cooler section. Check for and remove any small bones in the salmon. Brush the salmon on all sides with olive oil, then season with salt and pepper. Lay the fish, skin-side down, directly on the cooking grate on the cooler side of the grill. Cook the salmon until opaque, but still moist, 20 to 25 minutes, depending on the thickness of the fish. Meanwhile, in a small bowl whisk together the maple syrup, orange zest and juice, the bourbon and a pinch of salt. Brush the glaze over the salmon during the final 10 minutes. Do not turn the salmon during cooking. To transfer the fish to a serving platter, slide a wide spatula between the flesh and the skin. Lift the salmon off the grill, leaving the skin behind. Cover the salmon with foil to keep warm. Slide the skin over to the hot side of the grill, then close the lid. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes, or until the skin is crisp and the salmon oils are bubbling. Remove the skin from the grill and serve on the side as you would a chip. ••• My son’s fourth grade math homework has taught me an incredibly valuable lesson. About bourbon. Inappropriate association, you say? Perhaps. But if a bit of bourbon is what it takes for me to safely usher my offspring through the woes of improper fractions, division patterns, quadrants and perimeter calculations, then I say pour me another round, and make it snappy. OLD FASHIONED (SPRING) My version of the classic old fashioned is more citrusy than sweet. Traditional recipes often include a maraschino cherry, but I find that it muddies the flavor. Start to finish: 5 minutes Servings: 1 1/2 teaspoon sugar 1 large strip of orange or lemon zest Dash of orange bitters 2 ounces bourbon 1 large ice cube In tumbler or rocks glass, combine the sugar, zest and bitters. Using a spoon or muddler, lightly mash the zest into the sugar. Add the bourbon, then stir until the sugar has dissolved. Add the ice. KENTUCKY TROPICS (SUMMER) Start to finish: 5 minutes Servings: 1

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The Edwardsville Intellgencer Has Many Service Choices Available In The Classifieds SERVICE GUIDE - 6 Days A Week

Call 656-4700 ext 27 to advertise your service... SERVICE DI RECTORY TREE SERVICE

25 Years of Service Experience in Edwardsville

LOW OVERHEAD/ BEST RATES • Expert Climbers • Expert Operators • Bucket Truck Service • Free Estimates • Tree Removal/Trimming • Over Growth Maintenance • Full Line of Excavators • Full Insured

“Your grounds will receive the highest level of care leaving you with a completed job in a workmanship-like manner” References Upon Request

Call or Text: 618-979-2006

TREE SERVICE

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• Fully Insured • Free Fire Wood & Wood Chips

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(618) 254-1245

DEX’S

TREE SERVICE Clean Cut! Drug Free! We own our own crane!

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Free Estimates www.dexstreeservice.com

A+

Skidloader • Escavators • 60ft Bucket • Portable & pull behind stump grinders • 96 ft crane

618-977-5037

TREE SERVICE

BOB’S OUTDOOR SERVICES 25 YEARS EXPERIENCE

Don’t Stress! We Clean-Up Our Mess!

CARDINAL STUMP GRINDING LLC

Fully Insured ~ Free Estimates

Credit Cards Accepted Payment Plans Available

Licensed & Insured Free Estimates

Joshua Floyd

Since 1974 Licensed - Bonded - Insured Tree & Stump Removal Complete Property Maintenance Bucket Truck Track Hoe - Bob Cat

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656-5566

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METRO LAWN CARE • • • • •

Fall Clean-Up Mowing Landscape Installation Irrigation Landscape Lighting Insured

656-7725

618-623-2592

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• Lawn Maintenance Plans • Mowing • Spring & Fall Cleanups • Bush Trimming • Landscape Install • Leaf Removal • Snow Removal/ Ice Control

KS Lawn Service Spring Yard Clean Up and Landscaping! • Fresh Mulching • Lawn Cutting & Trimming Commercial & Residential Insured & Licensed

Call for a FREE estimate!

618-531-0126

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(618) 345-9131

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Outdoor Services

• Landscape Work • Shrub Trimming & Removal • Drainage & Erosion Problems • Window Washing • Mulching • Power Washing • Deck & Fence Refinishing

Call Joe 618-973-8458

618-541-8494

Garner’s TREE SERVICE INC.

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MOWING, TRIMMING MULCHING, BLOWING HEDGE TRIMMING GENERAL CLEAN UP Full service at an affordable price! Let me do all the hardwork so you can spend time doing something you enjoy!

Free Estimate

Jeff

618-377-7763

Guy Brown (618) 520-0077

Foster & Sons Lawn Service Lawn Cutting/Trimming Tree Removal Bush & Shrub Trimming & Removal Landscape Mulching Residential & Commercial

618-459-3330 618-973-8422 Fully Insured


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Yard Sales

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Annual Dunwoody Subdivision Sale Friday 4-7, Saturday 8-11. Percussion Bell Kit, Air Soft items, portable bar, reel lawnmower, stereo receiver and speakers, furniture, walker, trestle table and benches, baby, household, miscellaneous

Yard Sales

1099

Yard Sales

Antique & Collectibles Sale FRIDAY ONLY, May 16th, 8a-?? 7028 Stallion Dr. Edwardsville. Majolica, blue & white, lamps, prints & frames, Longaberger, misc. antiques & furniture

1099

Yard Sales

HAMEL

1099

WANDA UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

ANNUAL YARD

4813 WANDA ROAD ROXANA

SALES May 17, 8-2

ANNUAL SPRING YARD SALE Savannah Crossing Subdivision Sale 7002 Richmond Drive, Glen Carbon Friday, May 16, 4p-8p Sat, May 17, 8-Noon

THURSDAY, MAY 15th 3:00PM - 7:00PM FRIDAY, MAY 16th 8:00AM-NOON RAIN OR SHINE

HANDYMAN

SERVICE DI RECTORY

The House Helper Local, Reliable, Insured Highly Experienced in all Trades. Replace, Repair and Install most anything! Now booking for spring jobs!

Call B.J. 618-656-4848 BOB’S HANDYMAN SERVICE Remodeling & Repair Drywall Finished Carpentry Painting Ceramic Tile Build & Repair Decks Exterior House And Deck Washing Landscaping Blinds & Draperies Light Fixture & Ceiling Fans No Job Too Small Insured Call Bob Rose 978-8697

WINDOW WASHING

HOME

HANDYMAN CLEANING CLEANING IMPROVEMENTS MASTER CRAFTSMAN

Carpentry, 30 years Decks & Deck Repairs Remodeling, Home Repair Basement Finishing Ceramic Tile Small Jobs Welcome Reasonable Rates If your DIY project Turns out looking more like OMG Call Andy 618-659-1161 (cell) 618-401-7785

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(618) 920-0233 www.pristine-cleaning.biz

LET ME FIX IT!

Angle & Company

CALCOTT ROOFING & SIDING FLAT ROOF SPECIALISTS Highest Quality Materials & Workmanship at Affordable Prices

Home Remodeling & Handyman Service

• Licensed • Bonded • Insured

SPECIALIZING IN KITCHEN & BATH UPDATES PLUS COMPLETE REMODELING PROJECTS

FREE ESTIMATES & UPGRADES TO ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES

FREE ESTIMATES

Call Robert Angle

(618) 581-4427 or email anglehometeam@yahoo.com Insured References Competitive Rates

Siding Chimney Waterproofing Seamless Guttering Power Washing Tree Service (618) 655-9648 or (618) 781-4444 Servicing This Area Since 1974

HANDYMAN SERVICE • • • • • •

Remodeling Painting Carpentry Drywall Lighting & Ceiling Fans Electric Service Upgrade Most Home Repairs Insured 20 Years Experience

Call Lee: (618) 581-5154

Call Herb Martin

Come Home to a Clean House!

PRISTINE CLEANING

ROOFING

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• Houses • Offices • Apartments REFERENCES AVAILABLE

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Ceramic Tile Decks & Fences DOORS: Entrances Interior & Trim Patio Drywall Repairs Paint & Texture REMODELING: Basements Bathrooms Kitchens Replacement Windows Room Additions Rental Rehabs Service Upgrades Storm Damage

Insured & Bonded 656-6743

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DECKS/FENCES Stain/Paint Powerwashing •No job too small •Insured •Local •Will beat all competitors Written bids

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ONE OF A KIND CUSTOM BUILT 2 story, 4 car garage, 2 story hearth room, 6 bedrooms, 5 baths on 3/4 acre lot. $659,900 Edwardsville PR101775 SANDIE LAMANTIA (618) 978-2384

CONGRATULATIONS LISTING AGENT FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL

2 ACRES PLUS BEAUTIFUL 2 story home with unfinished basement, granite counters, 3 car garage, 4 season room & 600 sq. ft. deck. $450,000 Edwardsville PR101778 JUDINE LUX OR CHRIS MILLER (618) 531-0488 (618) 580-6133

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NESTLED ON 3+ ACRES with private drive, 4 bedrooms, 4 baths, walkout. Shows like a New Home! $429,500 Edwardsville PR101772 SANDIE LAMANTIA (618) 978-2384

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3BR/1BA home on large private lot. Newer roof, siding & windows!

LOTS OF POTENTIAL! 3BR/2BA, full basement, detached garage & level yard. $139,000 Edwardsville PR101782 DEBORAH AHRENS (18) 604-4924

$229,750 Troy PR101780 DIANA MASSEY TEAM (618) 791-5024 or (618) 791-9298

$339,800 Troy PR101776

BRENDA HOLSHOUSER (618) 789-2742

NEW LISTING NEW LISTING OPEN HOUSE SUN, MAY 18, 1-3 PM

JUDINE LUX (618) 531-0488 CHRIS MILLER (618) 580-6133 A COMMITMENT TO EXCELLENCE has made these Associates leaders in the real estate market.

UPGRADES GALORE! 4BR, 3BA home w/hardwood flrs, walk-in closets, spacious kitchen w/island & family rm in LL.

2 STORY WALKOUT with inground pool and stocked lake! Vacation? Home? Hmmm!

$117,500 Edwardsville PR101777 CAROLYN KOESTER (618) 791-6712

112 SHERWOOD DR., GLEN CARBON At Home On The Lake! 2 story living rm, hrdwd flrs, double sided frpl, granite countertops, main floor master & finished walkout LL. $449,900 Glen Carbon PR101776

BRENDA HOLSHOUSER (618) 789-2742

WOODED PRIVATE CUL-DE-SAC location. 3 bedroom, 2 baths, newer kitchen, wood floors & more. $184, 500 Troy PR101770 SANDIE LAMANTIA (618) 978-2384

CONGRATULATIONS SALES AGENT FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL JUDINE LUX (618) 531-0488 CHRIS MILLER (618) 580-6133

3326 Snider Drive, Edwardsville $579,900 OPEN SUN. 1-3 PM DIANA MASSEY TEAM (618) 791-5024 or (618) 791-9298

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618-655-4100 OPENHOUSE HOUSESUN, SUN, MAR OPENHOUSE HOUSE SUN, MAR CONGRATULATIONS OPEN SUN, MAY 18,20,1-31-3 PM OPEN HOUSE SUN, MAY 18, 1-3 PM OPEN MAY 18,20,1-31-3PM OPEN HOUSE SUN, MAY 18, 1-3 PM OPEN HOUSE SUN, MAY 18, 1-3 PM DIANE RIEGER (618) 806-8750 A COMMITMENT TO EXCELLENCE has made this Associate a leader in the real estate market.

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3317 Hershiser Court, Edwardsville $539,900 OPEN SUN. 1-3 PM DIANA MASSEY TEAM (618) 791-5024 or (618) 791-9298

7048 Scioscia Lane, Edwardsville $410,000 OPEN SUN. 1-3 PM CHRIS MILLER (618) 580-6133

6511 Fox Lake Drive, Edwardsville $330,000 OPEN SUN. 1-3 PM ADAM HORNBERGER (618) 444-8681

1315 Gerber Woods Drive, Edw. $319,900 OPEN SUN. 1-3 PM IRMA AUGUST (618) 558-8422

4 Ginger Bend, Glen Carbon $229,000 OPEN SUN. 1-3 PM BETSY BUTLER (618) 972-2225

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133 Cottage Drive, Edwardsville $475,000 OPEN SUN. 1-3 PM SANDIE LaMANTIA (618) 978-2384

3324 Piazza Lane, Edwardsville $354,900 OPEN SUN. 1-3 PM JUDINE LUX (618) 531-0488

EDWARDSVILLEâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S NEWEST SUBDIVISION maintenance free living, 4 thoughtfully designed floor plans w/signature Spencer Home finishes & customizable options. $569,900 Edwardsville PR101603

WELL APPOINTED 2 STORY w/open floor plan. 5BR/6BA, granite counters, stone fireplace, hardwood floors, custom lighting & finished LL. $499,900 Edwardsville PR101549

WOW! 5 bedrooms, 4 full baths, main floor guest s suite & office. Finished LL! Wooded lot! $424,900 Glen Carbon PR101496

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SUMMER FUN! 2 acres, 3BR/3BA, inground pool, hot tub, stocked pond. $357,500 Troy PR101091

GORGEOUS 2 story with well designed open floor plan has 4BRs/3BAs & over 2,000 sq. ft. $239,900 Edwardsville PR101543

CHARMING 1.5 STORY brick home on double lot with Dunlap Lake water. $194,900 Edwardsville PR101365

TURN OF THE CENTURY ALL BRICK beauty w/original hardwood floors, detached garage & inground pool. Donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t delay! $164,800 Staunton PR101580

RENOVATED 5BR home with covered front porch, patio, fenced yard & oversized one car garage. $129,900 Staunton PR101695

FRESH & MOVE IN READY! Charming 3 bedroom home with beautiful landscaped yard is just in time for spring. $125,000 Glen Carbon PR101750

3301 Garvey Drive, Edwardsville $509,900 OPEN SUN. 1-3 PM DIANA MASSEY TEAM (618) 791-5024 or (618) 791-9298

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Classified Help Wanted General Lost & Found

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LOST: 3 legged Golden Retriever, missing front leg, gold color, long hair. Last seen on Wildwood Ct. off of 162, near S. St. Rt. 157. Please call 618-910-7219 LOST: Blonde Cocker Spaniel, 8yo, approx 25lbs., friendly, female. Last seen on Peachtree @ Village Circle Dr. Please Call 618-288-2639 or 217-306-3144

Automotive

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Important Message: It’s illegal for companies doing business by phone to promise you a loan and ask you to pay for it before they deliver. For more information, call toll-free 1-877-FTC-HELP. A public service message from the Edwardsville Intelligencer and the Federal Trade Commission.

Help Wanted General

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305

$500 SIGN ON BONUS! Local company is looking for plumbing technician with 2 + years of experience. We offer top pay and full benefit package including vacation and retirement. Year round work. Must be clean cut, drug free and undergo a background check. Please Call 618-288-6086. Edwardsville law firm seeking qualified person for Part Time Receptionist Position. Ideal candidates have multi-line phone experience, strong computer skills and general knowledge of office equipment plus excellent clerical, organizational and communication skills to manage multiple tasks. Experience in legal office or professional business environment preferred. Send cover letter and resume including salary requirements to Law Office Manager, Heyl Royster, P.O. Box 467, Edwardsville, IL 62025. EEO.

Exp Tree Climber w/ bucket exp needed. Must pass drug test. Arborist a plus. 977-5037. HELP WANTED

618-254-8300 Lawn Technician Metro-East company is seeking a candidate who enjoys working outdoors and prides themselves on a job well done. Responsibilities will include but not limited to the following: * Applying fertilizer and pesticides to lawns using proper technique and label instructions * Provide excellent customer service to new and existing customers through verbal and written communication. * Properly clean and maintain company vehicles/ equipment to a high standard. In this position you will work outside and in potentially severe weather conditions. Moderate physical labor is required, and must be able to lift 50 lbs. A valid driver license and good driving record is required. Individuals that can demonstrate a good work ethic and learn the business can be expected to be rewarded with increased responsibilities and competitive wages. Country Club is a locally owned business with a family type atmosphere. Experience is not necessary. We offer: - Fill time Year Round - Competitive Pay - Medical Insurance - Paid Vacation & Holidays - 403(B) with company match E-mail resume to: Customerservice@ countryclub lawnandtree.com

Faith based nursing home is seeking caring, reliable C.N.A.’s for evening and midnight shifts. Please apply in person at: Faith Countryside Homes 100 Faith Drive Highland, IL 62249 (NO phone calls please) HVAC technician with 2 + years of experience. We offer full benefit package with retirement and vacation. Year round work. Must be clean cut, drug free & undergo a background check. Please call 618-288-6086. Keller Construction, Inc. is looking for a full time

Diesel Mechanic

to repair and maintain various types of equipment including trucks and heavy equipment. Must furnish standard tools. Clean driving record required. Experience necessary. Must have CDL. Drug and alcohol test required 618-781-1234 Lewis & Clark Community College seeks a Part-Time Head Men’s Tennis Coach. For more information, contact (618)468-6002 or cstrothe@lc.edu www.lc.edu EOE/AA

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Help Wanted General

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Furniture

410

Looking for dependable research telephone interviewers. Req.: Typing 30wpm, computer skills & good grammar. Eve/weekend shifts avail. P/T up to 29hrs/week. $8.25/hr. Fax resume to: 618-659-9376

Basset sectional/ sleeper, blue, 8yrs old, $325. Round kitchen table w/four chairs, $100, sofa table, $75, bar $200 618-514-1563 sneedbr@charter.net

SELF-MOTIVATED, hard worker for days Mon-Fri; Must be avail. 7am-7pm, no split shift! Local smoke-free cleaning company. 618-616-8801 pristine-cleaning@ hotmail.com

Bed - Queen PillowTop Mattress Set New, still in plastic, $175. (618)772-2710. Can Deliver!

Server/Bartender Apply in person Randy’s BBQ in Troy

Help Wanted Medical

308

Advantage Nursing Services Seeking LPNs & RNs only Private Duty Pediatric Cases Days, Nights, Weekends 1-800-830-2737 www.ansjobs.com

Orthodontic Treatment Coordinator Glen Carbon, IL If you are highly organized and are seeking a challenging career where you may utilize your talents and gifts to work with children and adults, our office may be for you. Our progressive and highly respected orthodontic team, with offices in Glen Carbon, Granite City, and Vandalia is looking for a full time New Patient Coordinator. To the right person, we offer a fun, challenging and diversified career. This management-type position involves sales, marketing, and administrative activities. Most of all, we are looking for someone with excellent “people skills” and an “enthusiasm” to grow, change, and learn with us. We offer an excellent benefit and compensation package. Please fax your resume to 618-692-9809.

Carrier Routes 401 CARRIER NEEDED! Rt 35 — Newspaper carrier needed in the area of Bunn Ave, Chapman St, Columbia St, Hickory St, Mill St, Orchard St, State St. There are approximately 25 papers in this route. The papers need to be delivered by 5:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday, 8:30 a.m. Saturdays. If you are interested in this route, please call the Intelligencer at 656-4700 ext 20 CARRIER NEEDED! Rt. 5—Newspaper carrier needed in the area of St. Louis St., Elm St. There are approximately 25 papers on this route. The papers need to be delivered by 5:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday and by 8:30 a.m. Saturdays. If you are interested in this route, please call the Intelligencer at 656-4700 ext. 20.

Misc. Merchandise

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1 Double Lot, Lakeview Memorial Gardens in Swansea, IL. 618-781-0343 C.K.S. METAL CORP. (618) 656-5306 M-F 8:00-5:00 SAT 8-12

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Misc. Services 599 IL CONCEALED CARRY COURSE. 20 YEARS LAW ENFORCEMENT. NRA & POLICE INSTRUCTOR. 16 HOUR COURSE, STUDENTS RECEIVE IL STATE POLICE & NRA CERTIFICATES $150. EMAIL: VANDALAY@ CHARTER.NET / 618-409-5898

Houses For Rent

705

2BR, 1BA, Montclaire area, E’ville. $1000/mo 1st/ last/ dep, 1yr contract, 692-6417

Apts/Duplexes/Homes www.glsrent.com (618)656-2230

Apts/Duplexes For Rent

710

2 BR 1.5 BA Townhomes SMOKE FREE. 15 minutes to St. Louis and SIUE. I-255/ Horseshoe Lake Rd area. $675 mo includes washer/ dryer, water, sewer and trash service. No pets. www.fairway-estates.net 618-931-4700

Glen Carbon, 2 bedroom TH, $675. No Pets. Call 618-977-7222 1 Bedroom, Edwardsville, (single occupancy), $450 monthly, plus utilities and deposit. No pets. 618-288-5618 1BD apt, wtr/trash pd. Frig & stove incld. 327 M, Edw. $550mo 618.581.5154 1BR apt. credit check req. No pets. $400/mo + dep. 656-3407 no calls after 6:00pm 1BR loft apt & 1BR duplex $585/mo ALSO 2BR house: $900/mo $1000dep. 656-8953 2 BR, 1 Bath Glen Carbon QUAIL HOLLOW w/d hook-ups, $685 (618)346-7878 osbornproperties.com 2 BR, 1.5 BA, Edw./ Glen Cbn., near SIU: $710-$750. 692-6366. HSI Management Group 2BR apt in E’ville. Retirement community. No pets, No smoking. $475. 217-854-8784. 2BR Loft, newly remod new kit, ba, wndws/drs d/w, w/d hkups. $675 incl. w/s/t. 593-0173 2BR Townhomes, Edw 1.5 BA, w/d hkup, No pets. $750 w/gar; 692-1745; 978-2867.

Publisher's Notice

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All Real Estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise “any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, status or national origin or an intention to make any such preference, limitation, or discrimination.” Familial status includes children living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll free at 1-800-669-9777. The toll free telephone number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275.

Rental Rental Propertieess

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Apts/Duplexes For Rent

710

3br, 1.5bth, Esic area, fenced back yd, W/D and water incld. $1250/mo. 217-381-7069 3Br, 2Ba Duplex, Esic Area, 1 car garage. $950. 618-541-5831 or 618-558-5058.

618-624-4610 cecilmanagement.com Glen Carbon 1BR, all electric, stove, fridge, dw, stacked w/d, FP, trash pd from $615. 618-624-4610 carports available 2BR, 1.5BA, all electric, stove, fridge, wd hookups, from $695. 618-624-4610 Available Soon! 2br, 1.5ba townhomes. (618)692-9310 www.rentchp.com Condo for rent near I-270 & Glen Carbon 2 bedroom 1 bath, deck, fireplace, all appliances included. $750 per month Serious inquires only! 618- 377-5724 Edwardsville, 50 Devon Ct. 1 & 2 BR apts. w/s/t paid Call 618-791-9062 Excellent 3br TH 1200sq. ft. Collinsville, $790/mo. 345-9610 skyviewtownhouses.com FOR RENT: LUXURY TOWNHOMES AND APARTMENTS. 2BR/1BA or 3BR/2BA next to Highland High School, Korte Rec. Center & 27th Street $695-$735/month. $500 deposit. Call (618)830-4985. Wilkendevelopment.com

Live Well. Live With Us! 2BR, 3BR & 4BR Apts. All-Inclusive rent, individual leasing, top of the line amenities. Private Bed and Bathroom. Apartments available now! Don’t miss out! Enclave (618) 655-0050 Enclaveinfo.com Enclave West (618) 655-0060 Enclavewestinfo.com

Apts/Duplexes For Rent

710

HOUSE & APT & CONDOS HARTMANN RENTALS CALL FOR DETAILS 618-344-7900 HartRent.info for Photos & Prices LUXURY 2 BRs located at 270 & 111 Gourmet kitchens, 2 bay windows, washer/dryer included. WST included. Must See! $675. Call for our move-in specials! (618)931-3333. Nice, Large 1BR apt in Edwardsville, $600. no pets, non-smoking. 618-692-4144.

Commercial Space For Rent 720 Commercial Space for rent, 50 Kreige Farm Rd. in Glen Carbon, Approx. 8,000 sq. ft. Rate & Terms negotiable. Call 618-529-1082

Office Space For Rent

725

Glen Carbon office space, 900 sf, parking/ utilities incl. $1000/mo Call (618)972-4450 HWY 159-Maryville, 1200sq., 5 offices, rec area. $900/ 346-7878 www.osbornproperties.com

Important Message: Companies that do business by phone can’t ask you to pay for credit before you get it. For more information, call toll-free 1-877-FTC-HELP. A public service message from the Edwardsville Intelligencer and the Federal Trade Commission.

Lots For Sale

820

For Sale: 2 Grave Sites at St. John Cemetery in Collinsville. Have moved, need to sell. Call 618-560-8621

FOR SALE BY OWNER 6616 Fox Creek Dr., Edwardville

Golf course home with fantastic view. 5 bd., 3+ b., open floor plan. Photos@forsalebyowner.com/23986176 By Appointment: 618-692-1907 $499,000. 2% to buyer Realtor.

103 B Southpointe, Edwardsville, IL 618-667-1959 OPEN SUN 5/18/14 • 1-3 pm

LAND

12 Rolling Wood Drive, Moro Beautiful 4Bd/4Ba Home On -3 Acres Heated Pool Main Floor Master Debbie Davis (618) 977-8296 $369,000 MLS 4215604

Zenk Road, Troy Site For Your New Home? 5 Acres - Ideal For Horses Barn & Silo Pond & Well Jim Davidson (618) 363-3830 $155,000 MLS 4214776

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1311 Lynn St., Highland Roomy 3Bd/2Ba Home Finished Look-out Basement All Kitchen Appliances Stay! Rachel Sipes (618) 973-2260 $154,500 MLS 4301574

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