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Promises, Promises -Stages St. Louis performance, The Robert G. Reim Theatre, Kirkwood, Mo., tickets: 314-821-2407 or www.stagesstlouis.org. Footloose -The Muny, Forest Park, St. Louis, 8:15 p.m. Wood River Farmer’s Market, 4 p.m. to dusk -Madison Ave., Wood River Grafton Music in the Park, Main and Market -Grafton, www.enjoygrafton. com, 7 p.m.

The Fox to host "Shrek the Musical."

11 A well-kept secret

Seasons Lodge and Condominiums.

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Jewelry can be rocket science.

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The children's movie is the better of the two.

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Plein Air Art Competiton Something different in St. Charles.

21 Fresh and delicious Recipes for your produce.

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The Treasure Shack Lamps and a whole lot more.

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Friday August 6__________ Promises, Promises -Stages St. Louis performance, The Robert G. Reim Theatre, Kirkwood, Mo., tickets: 314-821-2407 or www.stagesstlouis.org. Footloose -The Muny, Forest Park, St. Louis, 8:15 p.m. The Wizard of Oz performance -Highland Elementary, 1800 Lindenthal Ave., Highland, 7:30 p.m.

The Mourners: Tomb Sculpture from the Court of Burgundy and Bill Viola: Visitation -Summer Exhibits at St. Louis Art Museum, Forest Park Vatican Splendors -Missouri History Museum, www. mohistory.org, Daily: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Tuesday: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. To purchase tickets online: ticketmaster.com Recession Rejuvenations -Bruno David Gallery, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 3721 Washington Blvd., St. Louis, Mo.

Saturday August 7__________ Promises, Promises -Stages St. Louis performance, The Robert G. Reim Theatre, Kirkwood, Mo., tickets: 314-821-2407 or www.stagesstlouis.org. Footloose -The Muny, Forest Park, St. Louis, 8:15 p.m. Goshen Market -St Louis Street at Main Street, Edwardsville, 8 a.m. to noon Alton Hauntings Bus Tour, 7 p.m. -Alton Visitor Center Lot, Alton, www.altonhauntings.com Southern Gospel Series-Spoken 4 Quartet -Bethalto Church of God, 111 E.

Main, Bethalto, www.bethaltogospelsing.com, 259-0065 The Wizard of Oz performance -Highland Elementary, 1800 Lindenthal Ave., Highland, 7:30 p.m. The Mourners: Tomb Sculpture from the Court of Burgundy and Bill Viola: Visitation -Summer Exhibits at St. Louis Art Museum, Forest Park Vatican Splendors -Missouri History Museum, www. mohistory.org, Daily: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Tuesday: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. To purchase tickets online: ticketmaster.com Recession Rejuvenations -Bruno David Gallery, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 3721 Washington Blvd., St. Louis, Mo.

Sunday August 8__________ Promises, Promises, -Stages St. Louis performance, The Robert G. Reim Theatre, Kirkwood, Mo., tickets: 314-821-2407 or www.stagesstlouis.org. Footloose -The Muny, Forest Park, St. Louis, 8:15 p.m. 4th Annual Peach Festival -Pere Marquette Lodge, 13653 Lodge Blvd., Grafton,

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People

The Treasure Shack Lamps – and a whole lot more By ANN NICCUM Of The Edge East Vandalia has become a place to shop for unique things. The shops along the roadway including the long-time shop – Maggie’s Primitive Cottage – were recently joined by Niko’s Antiques and Collectibles, located at 452a East Vandalia. And now, a new shop called The Treasure Shack, located at 452b East Vandalia, has opened. Kelly and Curt Lovsey of Edwardsville started the business nearly a week ago in the same place Maggie Schmitz started her business in 2003 – the little yellow building right behind Niko’s. “We are just hoping it will do well,” Kelly said. Kelly said she and her husband Curt have been involved in collecting unique things for years. Most recently, she said they have had booths at Trish’s Treasures in Maryville and the Historic Route 66 Flea Market off of the Chain of Rocks Road in Granite City. Kelly said they learned this

building on Vandalia was available and thought this would be a good space for their business. “This has been a dream of ours for a long-time,” Kelly said. “To have a shop of our own.” She said they are also friends of Schmitz and she has been very supportive of their endeavor. T h e Tr e a s u r e S h a c k h a s a variety of items for sale from die cast cars, beer and HarleyDavidson memorabilia, Coca-Cola collectibles, Shawnee ceramics, jewelry (new and vintage, antique furniture, angels, clocks, lamps and more. “All different types of clocks and vintage clocks,” Kelly said.

But the one things Kelly said she is known for is lamps. “A lot of lamps,” she said. Kelly said she also loves

collecting angels in memory of her son who passed in 2007. “ We h a v e a l i t t l e b i t o f everything,” Kelly said. “And most prices are negotiable.” Kelly said they go to auctions and estate sales often, so merchandise available is changing all the time. “We try to get nice things,” Kelly said. In addition, Kelly said if someone asks for something specific, they will try and find it for them. For more information, contact the Lovseys at 307-5534.

Above, Kelly Lovsey in the Treasure Shack. At left, a bust of Elvis is one of the many items up for sale. Photos by Marci-Winters-McLaughlin.

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People People planner THF Gateway Cup scheduled Four days of cycling events and festivities will mark the T H F G a t e w a y C u p ’ s  a n n u a l Pro Am tour through St. Louis’ most colorful and historic c o m m u n i t i e s .    T h e r a c e , presented by the Residence Inn by Marriott St. Louis Downtown, is open to riders of all skill sets, will held in the Lafayette neighborhood, St. Francis Park in St. Louis Hills, on the Hill a n d i n d o w n t o w n S t . L o u i s .  There are competitive races for men, women and fun races for children.  The events will be held Thursday – Monday, September 3-6.  Mike Weiss, event director of the THF Gateway Cup and owner of Big Shark Bicycle Company expects the THF Gateway Cup to bring out some of the region’s most talented cyclists. “It’s an important and prestigious event for the St. Louis cycling c o m m u n i t y, a n d a l s o o u r f o r city neighborhoods.  The energy and support of this event grows every year.  The fans just can’t get enough.”  On Thursday night, Big Shark Bicycle Company invites all competing cyclists to “carb up”

with pizza and beer at Pi, one of St. Louis’s favorite places to grab a slice. Participants can also pick up their race number at Big Shark Bicycle Company off of Delmar as part of the Early Bird registration. Kids are encouraged to participate in the cycling events. In the place of charging a registration fee for the Kid’s Races, the THF Gateway Cup will be accepting donations for the Big Brothers/Big Sisters Amachi Program, which provides assistance to children with incarcerated parents. Prizes for the kids include goodies from The City Museum and Build-ABear Workshop. Friday afternoon kicks of the THF Gateway Cup’s first race, t h e To u r d e L a f a y e t t e . T h e nighttime criterium, or short course cycling race, features a .9 mile loop around beautiful Lafayette Park.  “Night races are especially exciting, and the lit course just adds to the drama,” says Dan Schmatz, former professional cyclist and 7 time winner of the Lafayette Square Race. T h e To u r d e L a f a y e t t e i s sponsored by Studio 2108. Participants, volunteers and spectators will enjoy the second leg of the THF Gateway Cup in

Francis Park. This year marks the St. Louis Hills neighborhood’s debut in the race.  St. Louisans take pride in the many charms of the St. Louis Hills district and m o s t f a m o u s l y, t h e d e l i c i o u s flavors of Ted Drewes custard. Big Shark Bicycling Company sponsors the Saturday events. O n S u n d a y, T h e G i ro D e l l a Montagna race, presented b y Tr a i l n e t , w i l l c e l e b r a t e i t s 25th anniversary as part of the longest standing bike race in the St. Louis metropolitan area. With roots that go back to 19th century Italy, The Hill in St. Louis is one of the most culturally dynamic neighborhoods in the city. The Hill offers a wealth of authentic I t a l i a n re s t a u r a n t s , b a k e r i e s , bars, social organizations and churches. Sunday’s events will begin and end at St. Ambrose Catholic Church, starting with a fun ride at 8:30 am. From 4 to 8pm riders and fans alike can enjoy the festive Giro Pasta Dinner at the St Louis Bocce Club.  The menu includes all the pasta you can eat, plus two meatballs, salad, Italian bread and dessert. Tickets are $7 for adults and $4 for children and available at the door. The Greenstreet Properties Downtown St. Louis Criterium is the fourth and final stop

of the THF Gateway Cup. Monday’s course is framed by B u s c h S t a d i u m , t h e J e ff e r s o n National Expansion Memorial and the historic Gateway Arch. Registration opens at 9 am and the day will conclude with an awards ceremony. The THF Gateway Cup depends on help from v o l u n t e e r s .  I t t a k e s 3 0 0 volunteers everyday to stay on schedule. Volunteers are needed for 2-3 hour shifts- before, during and after the races.  Interested parties may register online at THF gatewaycup.com Cyclists interested in competing in the Gateway Cup a re e n c o u r a g e d t o re g i s t e r a s soon as possible, as fields are expected to fill early. To register, visit THF gatewaycup.com.  

Therapeutic Horsemanship to host benefit polo match Enjoy a unique afternoon of fun and excitement for the family. Activities include the polo match itself - a highs p e e d c ro s s b e t w e e n c ro q u e t and hockey on horseback

- and family fun activities for all ages. Families can bring a blanket and pack a picnic, or grab a snack from the vendors on site. The polo match is fully hosted with a play-by-play that includes explanations and information about the game of polo as it unfolds on the field. Plus, all attendees are invited to the traditional half-time “stomping of the divots” and a riding exhibition by some of the Therapeutic Horsemanship riders. W h e n : S a t u r d a y, S e p t . 11 , 2010, gates open at 3 p.m. Match begins at 4 p.m. W h e re : M c G h e e P o l o F i e l d , S p i r i t Va l l e y F a r m s , 1 7 8 7 9 Wi l d H o r s e C re e k R o a d , Chesterfield, Mo. Map available at www.thstl.org. Ticket info: Day of admission is $25 per car. Tickets may be purchased in advance for $20 at www.thstl.org or by calling 636332-4940. VIP tickets are $65 for adults and $15 for children 12 and under and include a buffet dinner and reserved seating under the VIP tent.

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People People planner Walk for Lupus scheduled at Carondelet Park Lace up your sneakers and gather your friends to join with KTVI-FOX2, KDNL-11, WHHLHOT 104.1 FM, the Lupus F ou n d a t i o n o f A m e r i c a , I n c . Heartland Chapter, and bi-state area residents as they host the 27th Annual Twilight Walk for Lupus NowŽ, at Carondelet P a r k o n S a t u rd a y, O c t o b e r 2 , 2010! Wa l k e r s c a n r e g i s t e r t h r e e ways: online at LFAheartland. org, by email at info@ LFAheartland.org, or by phone toll-free at 1-800-9LUPUS6. Day of event check-in begins at 3 p.m., and the 27th Annual Twilight Walk for Lupus NowŽ will begin at 5 p.m. The event is hosted at twilight to reduce the adverse e ff e c t s t h a t h e a t a n d s u n c a n have on people living with lupus. T h i s y e a r, w e a r e p r o u d t o again welcome Honorary Chairman Demetrious Johnson, founder of the Demetrious Johnson Foundation for youth and National Sales Manager for the Athletic Sports Medicine D i v i s i o n o f C o v i d i e n , h e re i n St. Louis, Missouri. Although Johnson lost his sister ten years ago to complications from lupus, he continues to be a strong advocate for awareness and education about the disease. H e i s p ro u d t o b e p a r t o f t h e Twilight Walk for Lupus Now, a n d s h a re s t h a t p a s s i o n w i t h his listeners on HOT 104.1 FM every Sunday morning from 7 - 9 a.m. More than five million people worldwide face an unpredictable future as they struggle daily with the often debilitating health consequences of lupus. Facing the potential of strokes, heart attacks, disabling pain and fatigue, disfiguring skin rashes, and other serious health problems a s s o c i a t e d w i t h t h e c h ro n i c disease - often in the prime years of life. One in 185 Americans has lupus, and 90% of those affected are women. Local businesses have embraced the event through their sponsorship, including, K T V I - F O X 2 , K D N L - 11 , H O T 104.1 FM and Pepsi. It is through the generosity of these businesses and volunteers t h a t L FA - H e a r t l a n d i s a b l e to provide services and to support research efforts for treatments and a cure for this chronic illness. For information about lupus

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and how you can volunteer or participate locally in events or agency services to

support families affected by lupus, please contact the Lupus Foundation of America,

Heartland Chapter online at w w w. L FA h e a r t l a n d . o r g , c a l l toll-free at 800-9LUPUS6

(800-958-7876), or come by to visit with us at 5701 Columbia Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63139.

Unlikely Educator Spurs Economic Growth With Alphabet Marty McCabe of Koetting Ford Says The ABCs Can Help You Own A Nicer, Newer Car Just In Time For “Back To School”

EDWARDSVILLE – At it once again is the uncommon car dealer, Marty McCabe from Koetting Ford, just in time for the new school year to begin. McCabe says his new approach to owning a nicer, newer car will simplify your life and help the local economy. “Let’s face it…everybody wants a nicer, newer car. And buying a car is great for the economy! A better car can help you get to work, get your kids to school on time and in style, plus it helps us keep 48 good people employed here at our business…not to mention the countless other folks who work to design, build, transport, maintain, fuel and insure the vehicles,” explained Marty McCabe. McCabe says that buying a car doesn’t need to be complicated or stressful. He believes that there’s a lesson to be learned from grade school. “My kids are getting ready to head back to school, and that got us thinking about learning the ABCs and 123s – and how, back in school, life was simple and fun. I think buying a car should be simple and fun too…so I created the ABCs of Car Buying.”

This “back to school” themed sale makes this month an excellent time to upgrade to a newer car, truck van or SUV. Here‛s how it works:

A: Any trade, running or not, gets the highest trade value of the year! B: Bring in just $250 for a down payment, and you could drive away the same day.

Buying a car should be simple and fun, so Koetting Ford has created the ABCs of Car Buying. A: Any Trade gets the highest trade value of the year! B: Bring in $250 for a down payment and drive away the same day. C: Credit is not an issue because we work with the most helpful lenders in the country. Our goal is 100% approval. Call or visit Koetting Ford at Illinois Rt. 3 at Pontoon Rd., Granite City, IL 62040 today!

C: Credit is not an issue. We work with the most helpful lenders in the country and understand that bad things happen to good people. Our goal this month is 100% approval. Additionally, when you buy any vehicle from Koetting Ford before August 31, we’ll donate $100 to the elementary, middle or high school of your choice. What a great way to kick the school year off the right way! “We always have fun here at Koetting Ford but this month is going to be something to remember. We’re helping the schools, helping the kids, helping the economy and helping you too. It’s never been easier to get a nicer, newer

We want to sell cars. You want to buy a car. So we‛ve simplified the process and made owning a nicer, newer car as easy as ABC. Here’s the deal:

A: Any trade, running or not, gets the highest trade value of the year!

B: Bring in just $250 for a down payment, and you could drive away same day. C: Credit is not an issue. We work with the

most helpful lenders in the country and understand that bad things happen to good people. Our goal this month is 100% approval.

car!” The generous tradein allowance was inspired by the popular Cash For Clunkers program initiated by President Obama, which proves even car dealers can learn a thing or two. “People are still talking about Cash For Clunkers…which happened one year ago this month. We pay attention to what our customers want. They’ve been asking for Cash For Clunkers to come back, and we’re giving it to them. We thought back to school time was the perfect time to show off what we’ve learned!” explained McCabe.

Why Is August A Good Month To Buy?

Many people don’t realize that the new car manufacturers start releasing next year’s models this time of year. That means that every car at the dealership essentially turns one year older this month than it was last month. That extra month drives prices down making August one of the best times of year to buy.

Banged Up Credit From The School of Hard Knocks?

“At Koetting Ford we realize that things have been pretty tough the past few years. We’re really good at helping you overcome the bruises on your credit report that you’ve earned from living in the real world. We believe in helping people make a fresh start. Come in and give us a chance to help,” says McCabe.

ABCs Make Buying A Car Fast, Fun and Easy

What will you do with the extra money you receive for your trade-in? You could use it to lower your monthly payments. You could use it to be able to afford “more car” for your money. You could use it to pay off other bills. You could even use it buy all new clothes for your kids before school starts. It’s entirely up to you. Come in to Koetting Ford located at Illinois Rt. 3 at Pontoon Rd., Granite City, IL 62040 or call 618-452-5400 and buy a nicer, newer vehicle before August 31 and take advantage of top dollar for your trade, $250 down payments, and more lenient credit requirements. Plus let Koetting Ford donate $100 to the school of your choice.

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People People planner “McKendree Harvest Challenge” set Walk or run the streets of historic Lebanon and the surrounding countryside in the “McKendree Harvest Challenge” on Saturday, Sept.  18. McKendree University will host the road race, which includes a 5K run or walk and a half- marathon run.  The race starts at 8 a.m., with a pre-event briefing at 7:40 a.m. The 3.1 mile and 13.1 mile courses begin at the center of campus and travel through quaint downtown Lebanon. The 5K route then goes to Lebanon’s Horner Park and returns to the main campus finish line. The half-marathon winds through the rolling, scenic, rural landscape of northern St. Clair County and also finishes back on campus. Walkers are welcome to participate in the 5K only.   The registration fee is $12 for the 5K and $30 for the half-marathon, with an additional $5 charge for those who sign up on race day. Register in person on campus at the intramural gym, located in the Melvin Price Convocation Center; or online for a small fee at the website active.com.  Download a registration form, course maps, and other information at mckendree. edu/raceday. Mailed entries must be postmarked by Sept. 14.  T - s h i r t s a n d p o s t - r a c e

refreshments will be provided while supplies last. For questions or more information, call Kim Smallheer at 618-537-6420 or 618-537-6941.

Tour of Illinois flower and wine operations set  Brightflower Nursery in Stockton and Famous Fossil Winery in Cedarville are the destinations of a tour sponsored by University of Illinois Extension. The tour is scheduled for Friday, August 13, and will begin at Brightflower Nursery at 9 a.m.  Jeanie McKewan and Michael Staver started Brightflower Nursery in 2006. “After working for a variety of business entrepreneurs on Chicago’s  North Shore, I decided that it was time to start my own,” said McKewan, who is president of Brightflower. “I have always been involved in growing and gardening and have a master’s degree in plant pathology.”  Brightflower Nursery is certified organic. McKewan said the choice to become certified was partly about nurturing the land, but also as a marketing niche. “We are small with very little capital so it is difficult to build the business. We’re far from some of our market, so delivery costs are high,” she said.  Visitors will tour the greenhouse and hoop house production, the field production of cut flowers, the bouquet-

building facility, and the cooler for flowers. For more about the nursery, visit http://www.brightflowernursery. com.  Mid-morning the tour will caravan to Famous Fossil Winery in Cedarville, which is owned and operated by Ken and Pam Rosmann. They began by planting the vineyard in 2004 and today have over 2,000 grapevines. The winery was opened in 2008.  T h e v i n e y a rd i s c e r t i f i e d biodynamic. “Our wines are made with the minimum of handling and preservatives,” said Pam Rosmann. “We do not use any genetically modified yeasts to ferment the wine, and we use evaporated cane juice for our sweet wines.”  T h e R o s m a n n s h a v e a l s o incorporated green technology in their structures. “Our building was built with maximum insulation in the walls, roof and windows,” Rosmann said. “We use a heat exchanger, and a highvelocity heating and cooling system with on-demand hot water.  Our woodwork, tasting bar, and display cabinets were grown, milled and built using local resources.  All of our appliances are energy star and we use as many recycled products as we can find.  We serve local foods as much as we can for our private parties and in our café.”  Guests on the tour will visit the tasting room, the vineyard, and the winery operation, as well as the fossils that were discovered when the

vineyard was being planted. Lunch will be served at the winery, and the tour will conclude at 2 p.m. For more about the winery, visit www.famousfossilwinery.com .  “The University of Illinois Extension in northwestern Illinois has been active in supporting local foods efforts and providing training for small farms for the past five years,” said Margaret Larson, county director at the Stephenson and Winnebago County Extension unit.  “As part of these ongoing efforts and initiatives, we are pleased to partner with the U of I small farms program and the sustainable agriculture tours to provide area residents with the chance to gain more insight into the local businesses that contribute to the state’s economy.”  The final tour for the 2010

sustainable agriculture tour series is:  September 22, Agritourism – Farm Fresh Fun Country Corner Henry County http://www.country-corner.com  A fee of $20 per person will be charged for each tour, which includes lunch. Two adults pay $30 when registered together, and children under the age of 10 attend free.  Registration at least one week in advance is required.   Visit http://web.extension.illinois. edu/smallfarm/ag_tours.cfm to register and for more details about each of the tours, including a map and agenda.  To register by phone, contact Donna Cray at 217-241-4644.  For more information, contact Deborah Cavanaugh-Grant (217-968-5512; cvnghgrn@illinois.edu).

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Episcopal ST. ANDREWS EPISCOPAL CHURCH

Summit at School Street, Glen Carbon, IL 288-5620 Fr. Eugene A. Stormer Sunday: Christian Education 9:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist 10:30 a.m. St. Thomas Child Care Center Now enrolling infants through Pre-K Call 288-5697 “Worship in the warm hospitality of a village church.”

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Journey’s Inn Praise Service 9 am Traditional Worship 10 am • Sunday School 11:15 am

Free Lunch Friday every Friday, 11:00am - 1:30pm

Christian LECLAIRE CHRISTIAN CHURCH

Hillsboro At North Buchanan 1914 Esic Drive, Edwardsville, 656-0918 Edwardsville, IL 656-1929 “Loving People to Jesus” The Rev. Virginia L. Bennett, D. Min. Shane Taylor Senior, Minister Sunday Services: Matt Campbell, Youth and June through August Worship Minister 9:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist Mary Lou Whiteford, Childrens Minister Come worship with us! Sunday Schedule: Nursery Provided Sunday School for all ages at 9:30 am www.standrews-edwardsville.com Worship at 10:30 am Wednesday Schedule: Men’s Ministry 6:45 pm

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Business Spotlight Dr. Sharon Hanne has opened Comfort Dental in Edwardsville in the Dierberg’s Shopping Center at 6555 Edwardsville Crossing Drive.

while receiving care. Digital x-rays save time, emit less radiation and allow both the doctor and patient to immediately view the radiographs.

The She decision was made graduated from early on to open SIU School of an eco-friendly Dental Medicine in 1995 and has L to R Amanda Calascibetta, Dr. Sharon Hanne, Toni Gamblin, Tiffany Barunica office. Occupancy sensors ensure that electric lighting is practiced dentistry in St. Louis while looking used only when spaces are in use. Office to fulfill her dream of having her own private cabinetry is made of environmentally practice. The recent opening of her practice friendly material with a modern flair. has now made that dream a reality. Fully computerized charts eliminates the need for paper, keeping areas stress As you enter the office of Comfort and clutter free. Low flow faucets and Dental, the caring staff greets you with a smile and strives to make visiting the dentist a eco friendly cleaning products are used throughout the office. positive, comfortable and calm experience. The spacious office is beautifully decorated starting with the reception area where complimentary drinks are available from the beverage center. Continuing through the hallway you will notice state of the art patient operatories, including monitors which can be used by the patient to view movies

Dr. Hanne believes kids deserve a happy and healthy smile. She will be participating in the Give Kids a Smile program this year. Give Kids a Smile provides free dental care for underserved children. Comfort Dental provides dentistry

for the entire family. They accept most insurance plans and welcome both new patients and emergencies. Dr. Hanne also offers a Whitening for Life program. For a one time fee of fifty dollars the patient has custom mouth trays made and free whitening for life, with your regular scheduled checkups. Details can be obtained by calling the office. Services include general dentistry, whitening, extractions, crowns, bridges, dentures and veneers. Their goal is to provide “Quality care in a comfortable setting.” Regular office hours are Monday and Wednesday 8-5 and Tuesday 11-7. Patients can automatically fill out their paper work online via www.comfortindental. com before they come for their initial visit. Call today to schedule your appointment.

Affordable Payment Options Available Ask For Details

Sharon E. Hanne, D.M.D. •General Dentistry •Teeth Whitening •Extractions •Dentures •Veneers www.comfortindental.com Accepting new patients Most dental insurance accepted

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Music

Shrek

the Musical

The Fox to host timeless love story By DEBBIE SETTLE Of The Edge Whether it’s Shrek’s boyish charm, Princess Fiona’s sweet personality or Donkey’s comedic timing it is hard to not to love everything about the Shrek saga. The loveable, clumsy green ogre will melt the heart of young and old with this adaptation of the book and the movie that broke box office records. DreamWorks Theatricals and N e a l S t re e t P ro d u c t i o n s , L t d . are pleased to bring “Shrek the Musical” with book and lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire and music by Jeanine Tesori, directed by Jason Moore and Rob Ashford, to the Fabulous Fox Theatre, for two weeks only. Sept. 11 through

Sept. 26. Ti c k e t s a re available at the Fox Theatre box office, online at

metrotix.com, MetroTix charge by phone 314-534-1111 and MetroTix outlets. Ticket prices start at $26 and are subject to change; please refer to www.fabulousfox.com for current pricing. Group orders of 15 or more may be placed now by calling 314-535-2900. The Fox Performing Arts Charitable Foundation will host K i d s ’ N i g h t o n B ro a d w a y o n Saturday, September 11 at the 2 p.m. performance of “Shrek the Musical”. Lobby doors will open at 12:30 p.m., with free pre-show activities in the Fox Theatre lobby. For additional information about ticket and restaurant discounts for

Kids’ Night on Broadway, visit www.foxpacf.org. The role of everyone’s favorite swamp-dwelling ogre, Shrek will be played by Eric Petersen, who joins the tour from the Broadway production. He recently appeared as the socially challenged Barfee in the National tour of “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.” Haven Burton, also from t h e B ro a d w a y C o m p a n y w i l l play the feisty Princess Fiona. Haven previously played Margo the Dog Whisperer on Broadway in “Legally Blonde” and understudied Elle Woods. Alan Mingo, Jr. is Shrek’s lovably annoying best friend Donkey. He was an original company member of “The Little Mermaid” where he played the role of Sebastian, and prior to that played the role o f To m C o l l i n s i n “ R e n t ” o n Broadway. David F. M. Vaughn plays the vertically challenged villain Lord Farquaad. He too joins the tour from the Broadway Company. He has also appeared in “Les Misérables” and “Saturday Night Fever.” Rounding out the cast of misfit fairy tale characters, the peoples of Duloc and Far, Far Away are: Joe Abraham, Kevin Boseman, Holly Ann Butler, Carrie Compere, Emily Cramer, Tyrone Davis, Jr., Sandra DeNise, Scarlett Diaz, D a v i d F o l e y, Ay m e e G a r c i a , Brian Gonzales, Justin Greer, Lisa Ho, Benjamin Howes, Madison Mullahey, Mara Newbery, Denny Paschall, Sarah Peak, Keven Quillon, Morgan Rose and Blakely Slaybaugh.

An entirely new musical, “Shrek the Musical” is based on the story a n d c h a r a c t e r s f ro m Wi l l i a m Steig’s book “Shrek!”, as well as the DreamWorks Animation film Shrek, the first chapter of the Shrek movie series. “Shrek the Musical” was initiated when Sam Mendes, a big fan of the first Shrek film, suggested the idea of creating a m u s i c a l t o D r e a m Wo r k s Animation’s Jeffrey Katzenberg around the time the second film was in production. The musical i s p ro d u c e d b y D re a m Wo r k s Theatricals (Bill Damaschke, P r e s i d e n t o f D r e a m Wo r k s Theatricals and Co-President of P r o d u c t i o n f o r D r e a m Wo r k s Animation) and Neal Street Productions, Ltd. (principals Sam Mendes and Caro Newling). “Shrek the Musical” will play the Fabulous Fox Theatre in Grand Center for two weeks only, Sept. 11 through Sept. 26. Performances are Tuesday through Saturday evenings, 8 p.m.; Saturdays and Sundays, 2 p.m.; and Sunday, Sept. 12 and Sept. 19, 7:30pm. There is also a weekday matinee on Thursday, Sept. 23 at 1 p.m. Tickets are available at the Fox T h e a t re b o x o ff i c e , o n l i n e a t metrotix.com, MetroTix charge by phone 314-534-1111 and MetroTix outlets. Ticket prices start at $26 and are subject to change; please refer to www.fabulousfox.com for current pricing. Group orders of 15 or more may be placed now by calling 314-535-2900. “Shrek the Musical” is a U.S. Bank Broadway series presentation and sponsored by American Airlines.

Three scenes from “Shrek the Musical”. At left are Shrek, Donkey and Princess Fiona. Photos for The Edge.

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Music Tuning in Clayton’s Parties in the Park return The region’s best and original outdoor happy hour, Parties in the Park, hosted by the Clayton Chamber of Commerce, is back for its 27th season of live music and cold drinks in beautiful Shaw Park in Clayton. It will be THE place to be after work this summer. Best of all, admission to one of the city’s most familiar and eagerly anticipated parties in town is free and open to the public.  The Parties in the Park 2010 season at Shaw Park, located on the southwest corner of Brentwood and Forsyth boulevards, continues on the second Wednesday of the month through August and the third Wednesday in September. May’s party featured Griffin & t h e G a rg o y l e s , f o l l o w e d b y Fat Pocket on June 9, GalaxyRed on July 14, Paint the Earth on August 11 and Kim Massie on September 15.  B y p o p u l a r d e m a n d , “Rainouts at the Restaurants” will be held on the following We d n e s d a y a t p a r t i c i p a t i n g Clayton restaurants in the event of a cancelation of any o f t h e f i v e s c h e d u l e d p a r t i e s .  “People ask about rainouts e v e r y y e a r, ” s a i d E l l e n G a l e , executive director of the Clayton Chamber of Commerce. “And we think hosting them (rainouts) the following week at the restaurants is the perfect solution!” T h i s s u m m e r, a s t h e s u n sets over Shaw Park and the workweek nears completion, catch up with friends old and new at the longest running outdoor happy hour. And come early each month for the best drink special in town: halfpriced beer from 5 to 5:30 p.m. “What better way to unwind in the middle of the workweek than with cold drinks, live m u s i c a n d t h e g re a t c o m p a n y of friends and colleagues?” said B re n t S t e v e n s , p re s i d e n t a n d longtime volunteer of Parties in the Park. “And not just a great evening out in Clayton, Parties in the Park is a great benefit to the community. “We love showing off Clayton with Parties in the Park,” said E l l e n G a l e , e x e c u t i v e d i re c t o r of the Clayton Chamber of Commerce. “And you couldn’t ask for a more beautiful setting than Shaw Park.”  Whether looking to mingle with friends and colleagues, meet new people or just relax after a hard day’s work with a refreshing cocktail in the martini lounge or an ice-cold beer, you won’t want to miss the 27th season of Parties in the Park.

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• August 11 - Paint the Earth with food by Maggiano’s Little Italy •September 15 - Kim Massie with food by California Pizza Kitchen  For more information about Parties in the Park, call the Clayton Chamber of Commerce at 314-726-3033 or visit www. partiesinthepark.org.

RME revives outdoor concert series The River Music Experience (RME) is thrilled to announce the revival of its outdoor music series, Friday Live at 5! Now featuring free admission for adults and kids, Friday Live at 5 will host local and regional music every Friday beginning June 18 through September 24 outside on the RME’s courtyard, which is next to the Skybridge. Friday Live at 5 will give residents and visitors an opportunity to experience the downtown a t m o s p h e re w i t h l i v e m u s i c outdoors, immediately after the busy work week ends.  The RME is also proud to provide an opportunity for local and regional acts to gain exposure to a wider audience in the Quad-Cities via this free program.  Gates will open at 5 p.m. and music will start shortly continuing until

7:30 p.m. A cash bar will be available serving both alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages.  In the event of rain, the concert will be cancelled.  This series will not be held during major festival weekends, so please see below for a calendar of several upcoming shows.  More artists will be announced in the coming weeks. The RME would like to thank our sponsors for making this series all possible: TAG Communications, Arnold’s Body Shop, Tri- State S i d i n g Wi n d o w s & R o o f i n g , Rhythm City Casino, River Cities Sound, and media sponsors KWQC Channel 6 and Star 93.5.  For further information visit www. rivermusicexperience.org , www. redstoneroom.com, or call 563326-1333.  If you are interested in sponsoring one of these upcoming dates, please contact Maureen Schulte at the contact information below. Where: River Music Experience/ Skybridge Courtyard Admission: Free Gates: 5 p.m. Upcoming Shows & Sponsors August 6: Firesale sponsored by Rhythm City Casino August 13: To Be Announced August 27: Smooth Groove w/ The Meyers Brothers sponsored by TAG Communications September 3: To Be Announced

September 10: The Warmth September 17: To Be Announced

September 24: Dani Lynn Howe Band

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Music Music calendar **If you would like to add something to our music calendar, e-mail it to theedge@edwpub. net.

Thursday, Aug. 5 • The Arbogast, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., Bottleneck Blues Bar, One Ameristar Blvd., St. Charles, Mo.

Friday, Aug. 6 • St. Louis Philharmonic Orchestra, Greensfelder Recreation Center, Queeny Park, 550 Weidman Rd., St. Louis, Mo., 8 p.m., 314421-3600, www.stlphilharmonic.org • Joe Dirt, Bottleneck Blues Bar, Ameristar Casino, St. Charles, Mo. • Spin the Bottle, Sybergs on Dorsett, 8 p.m. to midnight, 2430 Old Dorsett, Maryland Heights

• Big Wheel, Harrah’s Casino VooDoo Lounge, St. Louis, 9:30 p.m.

p.m. to midnight, 2430 Old Dorsett, Maryland Heights

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Tuesday, Aug. 10

• Carl Green at the Piano, 8 p.m. until midnight, Rajin Cajun, 210 W. 3rd St., Alton • Joe Dirt, Bottleneck Blues Bar, Ameristar Casino, St. Charles, Mo. • Plastic, Sybergs on Dorsett, 8 p.m. to midnight, 2430 Old Dorsett, Maryland Heights • Hollywood 5, Harrah’s Casino VooDoo Lounge, St. Louis, 9:30 p.m.

• Jackson Browne, Fox Theatre, St. Louis, Mo., 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 11 • The Reventones LIVE, The Shaved Duck, 2900 Virginia Ave., St. Louis, 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Thursday, Aug. 12

Sunday, Aug. 8 • Adam Lambert, The Pageant, Delmar Loop, St. Louis, Mo.--SOLD OUT

• Poco, Bottleneck Blues Bar, One Ameristar Blvd., St. Charles, Mo. 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 13

Monday, Aug. 9 • Karaoke Night, Sybergs on Dorsett, 8

• Dr. Zhivegas, Bottleneck Blues Bar, One

Ameristar Blvd., St. Charles, Mo. • Broke, Sybergs on Dorsett, 8 p.m. to midnight, 2430 Old Dorsett, Maryland Heights

Saturday, Aug. 14 • Miles Davis Tribute Concert, Lewis & Clark College Commons, 5800 Godfrey Rd., Godfrey, 462-2763 • The Blackeyed Peas, T-Pain, Scottrade Center, St. Louis • Carl Green at the Piano, 8 p.m. until midnight, Rajin Cajun, 210 W. 3rd St., Alton • Third Day, Six Flags Summer Concert Series, Eureka, Mo. 7 p.m. • Merrioke Karaoke, Moose Lodge No. 4, 8550 Bunkum Rd. Caseyville-chicken dinner 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. • Killing Vegas, Sybergs on Dorsett, 8 p.m. to midnight, 2430 Old Dorsett, Maryland Heights

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Rend Lake’s well-kept secret Seasons Lodge and Condominiums By DEBBIE SETTLE Of The Edge By Debbie Settle I sometimes visit a location that I really want to keep to myself, hoping that it never becomes overrun with tourists. Rend Lake and the surrounding area is one of those places. Seasons Lodge and Condominiums is a complex on the golf course at Rend Lake. The lodging itself is not on the actual lake, but it is within a mile driving distance. The Rend Lake Golf Course is a beautiful, renowned 27-hole course that people come from all over the country to play on. There is a lighted driving range also. Seasons Lodge and Condominiums is located right on the course, with the club house and Gibby’s on the Green Restaurant directly adjacent to it. The welcoming atmosphere begins with the inviting front porch, complete with tables and comfortable rockers and chairs for relaxing, visiting or playing a round of cards. Enter the front lobby to another comfortable living ro o m a r r a n g e m e n t in front of the fireplace, complete with a checker game ready for fun. A beautiful staircase leads to the second floor of the lodge. The only downside of the stair case is that there is no elevator. So if you cannot carry your luggage up stairs or if you cannot climb stairs, make sure to book on the first floor. The lodge offers affordable prices and the furnishings are up to date and comfortable. The outdoor pool is a gathering place for everyone. Young and old enjoy the relaxing poolside recliners, chairs and tables, along with a dip in the clear blue water. Also on the pool deck is an atrium with a whirlpool. Grab a couple of friends, throw on your suit, get a beverage and climb in for a relaxing soak. The rooms come in a number of sizes with a variety of options. Some rooms offer a refrigerator and other amenities. Some rooms have spas, some have fireplaces and some have both. There is nothing more romantic than a relaxing evening in the whirlpool, enjoying a beverage, with the fireplace creating the perfect ambiance. For those who need to have wireless access, there if WiFi available

throughout the building. Just check at the front desk for directions on how to access. There are no pets allowed at the complex, and they ask that guests not bring outdoor grills. This is for everyone’s comfort and safety. The affordable rates change from summer to winter, so check the Web site or call to get the most up-to-date rates. There are also a number of golf packages and the rates are based on per person with double occupancy. The rates include accommodations with a double queen room, 18 holes of golf and a golf cart. If you are interested in a condo, they offer short-term and long-term rentals. With the breathtaking views of the course, there are 23 units that range from two bedroom, two bath, to three bedroom, three baths. Each unit is fully furnished with full service kitchens, Jacuzzi master baths and private patio or balcony. All of this does not even include the activities that can be enjoyed on beautiful Rend Lake. Bring your boat or jet skis, there is parking available. After your round of golf, take the short drive over and enjoy the lake. You can also bring your bikes and ride the many trails found throughout the Wayne Fitzgerrell State Park that connects to the lake and Seasons complex. You can read more about the complex and about Rend Lake by visiting www.rendlake.org. There is an icon on the home page for the Seasons Lodge and Condominiums. Or you can call 618-629-2353 or e-mail golf@ rendlake.org.

Here are three views of a room inside the the Seasons Lodge and Condominiums. Photos by Debbie Settle.

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Travel Travel briefs AP source: Obamas to vacation on Gulf Coast WASHINGTON (AP) — A White House official says President Barack Obama and his family will vacation on Florida’s Gulf Coast next month. The Obamas are scheduled to travel to the coast on Aug. 14 and stay the weekend. Obama has made four trips to the Gulf region, including one overnight stay, since an underwater well began spewing oil into the Gulf of Mexico in April. First lady Michelle Obama is making her second visit to the area on Friday. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because the trip had not been formally announced. Both the president and first lady have made a point of encouraging people to visit those Gulf Coast beaches that are open and free of oil damage to help the local economy.

Rare photos of Amelia Earhart in Hawaii on display HONOLULU (AP) — Amelia Earhart is returning to The Royal Hawaiian. The historic Waikiki hotel is hosting an exhibition of rarely seen photographs taken of the pioneering aviator when she visited Hawaii and stayed at the “Pink Palace of the Pacific” during the 1930s. The black-and-white images show a Earhart relaxing in a swimsuit and leaning against a palm tree while she gazes at the ocean. A few show her observing legendary surfer and Hawaii icon Duke Kahanamoku carve a pineapple for her. The photos show a side of Earhart many people might not be familiar with, especially those who have only seen her wearing a bomber jacket and aviator pants. “They bring her to life,” said Lynn Krantz, the archivist at Matson Navigation Co. which found the images in their files last year. “For instance, when you look at this one and you see her smile — it’s like whoa, joie de vivre,” Krantz said, using the French phrase for “joy of living.” Matson, which operated a luxury ocean liner between California and Hawaii in the early 20th century, built the Royal Hawaiian in the 1927 to give its well-heeled passengers a place to stay in the islands. One of the photos shows Earhart listening to guitarists on a lanai that’s next to the lounge where the exhibit is being held. Several shots show Earhart during a two-week trip to Hawaii that began in December 1934. She had arrived in Honolulu on Matson’s S.S. Lurline from Los Angeles, with her husband George Putnam, a publicist, and a Lockheed Vega airplane.

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The couple initially explained they planned to use the plane to tour the islands. A few days later they surprised everyone with the announcement Earhart would pilot the plane back to California, a journey no one — man or woman — had ever attempted. She completed the flight in 18 hours on Jan. 12, 1935. Other shots show her on her last trip to Hawaii in March 1937 — several months before she vanished over the South Pacific during an attempt to be the first woman to fly around the world. Earhart, then 39, and her navigator, Fred Noonan, disappeared on July 2 en route to Howland Island from New Guinea. Kelly Hoen, general manager of The Royal Hawaiian, said she’s heard from longtime returning guests who are enjoying getting a glimpse of what hotel looked like when their parents stayed there. Younger guests, meanwhile, are learning more about the heritage of resort, she said. Hoen stressed everyone — not just those staying at the five-star hotel — are welcome to enjoy the exhibit. “We encourage everybody to come and take a look,” Hoen said. The exhibit of 65 photos, which opened Saturday — Earhart’s 113th birthday — is scheduled through the end of the year.

to 50,000 feet, then released before its rocket engine ignites for a highspeed ascent into space, where passengers will experience a few minutes of weightlessness. The spaceship’s twin tails and portions of the wings will then rotate about 65 degrees upward to create high drag, slowing re-entry into the atmosphere and preventing

a buildup of heat on the ship’s skin. At an altitude of about 70,000 feet, the tails will rotate back down to a conventional aircraft configuration for the glide back to a runway landing. The photographs were taken as SpaceShipTwo was being prepared for its third captive-carry flight. “Nobody’s ever seen

SpaceShipTwo with the wings feathered before,” Attenborough said in a brief phone interview. “It’s another sign of progress and quite an interesting view of the spaceship.” The mothership, a four-engine jet dubbed WhiteKnightTwo, carries the spaceship on the center of its wing between two fuselages.

SpaceShipTwo may make first glide test this year LOS ANGELES (AP) — Virgin Galactic’s space tourism rocket SpaceShipTwo may fly free in its first glide test later this year, a company official said Friday. The six-passenger spaceship has been carried aloft three times attached to the wing of its special jet-powered mothership, including a July 15 flight with two pilots aboard for the first time. That flight, conducted by spaceship-builder Scaled Composites LLC over California’s Mojave Desert, allowed the crew to evaluate all systems and functions in the air, said Stephen Attenborough, an executive with Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic in London. “Scaled are now evaluating the data from this recent captive-carry flight before we know when the first SS2 independent glide flight will be but there’s a reasonable possibility that we could see it happen in the Fall,” Attenborough said in an email to The Associated Press. Virgin Galactic also released the first photographs of SpaceShipTwo with its wings and tail structures in the “feathered” position, a unique and critically important element of the system created by legendary aviation designer Burt Rutan. SpaceShipTwo will be carried by the mothership to an altitude of up

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Family

NGlassworks Jewelry can be rocket science

By DEBBIE SETTLE Of The Edge One of the most popular innovations in art these days is for artists to turn their work into something for daily use. Whether it be pottery for your kitchen or d i s p l a y i n y o u r l i v i n g ro o m , glassware used for dining or display, or even jewelry for special occasions or everyday wear. Artist Nancy Giere, a fused glass artist, began her life interested in all mediums of art. Instead of a toy or security blanket, she carried around a tangled rainbow of yarn that she pulled from her mother’s knitting basket. As soon as she was old enough, her mother helped her manage a crochet hook and a knitting spool. She jokes in her bio about how she created endless coils of yarn and had visions of turning her mother’s leftover yarn into a room-size braided rug. Si n c e t h a t t i m e , N a n c y h a s knit, stitched, woven and beaded her way through life. She feels it relieves stress and quiets her mind. After taking a glass fusing class for fun, she set up her own work area in her basement. She began making her fused pieces in to jewelry, or wearable art. Her family and friends loved what she was creating and immediately wanted

to know “How much?” Not only did they find it beautiful, they wanted to own it. So after a time of doing some market research and additional creations, Nancy decided to begin NGlassworks, LLC. This has allowed her to keep creating and making a living while doing it. N a n c y ’ s creations are made

f ro m “ d i c h ro i c ” ( p ro n o u n c e d dye-kro-ick) glass. Dichroic glass was created by NASA when the need arose to create glass face shields and other equipment to block harmful spectrums of light. Dichroic glass adds vibrant colors and dimension to art glass jewelry, sculpture and functional objects.

The glass is made in a vacuum chamber where hot glass is coated with several micro thin layers of metallic oxides (e.g. titanium, chromium, selenium a n d a l u m i n u m ) . T h i s p ro c e s s creates a crystalline structure on the glass, which causes light to fracture. Each piece has at least t h re e c o l o r s ; t h e c o l o r o f t h e

glass, the color that reflects from the glass and a second refracted color that can be seen at a 45degree angle. The result of Nancy’s choice of using dichroic glass in her fused glass creations is a beautiful array of jewelry products, decorative plates, glass coasters and beaded handbags. She also has a complete Art Glass Tile Collection that you can use for limitless ideas. Her pieces are unique, original and a spectrum of amazing color. They are all hand-crafted with the finest quality of products, whether it be sterling silver or satin cording in her jewelry or hand embroidered glass, crystal and semi precious beads t h a t a c c o m p a n y t h e d i c h ro i c glass cabachons that adorn her handbags. Her pieces can be viewed in full color at her Web site at www. nglassworks.com. If you are interested in purchasing her products, they are available only in select shops and boutiques. The three nearest locations are: Fran’s at 427 South Main St., St. Charles, Mo.; and at Ginger ’s, 1980 West Main St., in St. Charles, Ill.; 60174, www. gingersglassart.com and Arts & Artisans, Ltd., 108 South Michigan Ave., Chicago, 60174.

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At top and above are some of the creations by Nancy Giere

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The Arts

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Thursday, Aug. 5 • The Mourners: Tomb Sculpture from the Court of Burgundy and Bill Viola: Visitation, Summer Exhibits at St. Louis Art Museum, Forest Park • Vatican Splendors, Missouri History Museum, www.mohistory.org, Daily: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Tuesday: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. To purchase tickets online: ticketmaster.com • Recession Rejuvenations, Bruno David Gallery, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 3721 Washington Blvd., St. Louis, Mo.

Friday, Aug. 6 • The Mourners: Tomb Sculpture from the Court of Burgundy and Bill Viola: Visitation, Summer Exhibits at St. Louis Art Museum, Forest Park • Vatican Splendors, Missouri History Museum, www.mohistory.org, Daily: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Tuesday: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. To purchase tickets online: ticketmaster.com • Recession Rejuvenations, Bruno David Gallery, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 3721 Washington Blvd., St. Louis, Mo.

Saturday, Aug. 7 • The Mourners: Tomb Sculpture from the Court of Burgundy and Bill Viola: Visitation, Summer Exhibits at St. Louis Art Museum, Forest Park • Vatican Splendors, Missouri History Museum, www.mohistory.org, Daily: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Tuesday: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. To purchase tickets online: ticketmaster.com • Recession Rejuvenations, Bruno David Gallery, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 3721 Washington Blvd., St. Louis, Mo.

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Sunday, Aug. 8 • The Mourners: Tomb Sculpture from the Court of Burgundy and Bill Viola: Visitation, Summer Exhibits at St. Louis Art Museum, Forest Park • Vatican Splendors, Missouri History Museum, www.mohistory.org, Daily: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Tuesday: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. To purchase tickets online: ticketmaster.com • Art D Tour of St. Louis, 5:30 p.m., Saint Louis Art Museum-for shuttle, visit a number of galleries, www.myspace.com/artdtour

Monday, Aug. 9 • Vatican Splendors, Missouri History Museum, www.mohistory.org, Daily: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Tuesday: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. To purchase tickets online: ticketmaster.com

Tuesday, Aug. 10 • The Mourners: Tomb Sculpture from the Court of Burgundy and Bill Viola: Visitation, Summer Exhibits at St. Louis Art Museum, Forest Park • Vatican Splendors, Missouri History Museum, www.mohistory.org, Daily: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Tuesday: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. To purchase tickets online: ticketmaster.com

Wednesday, Aug. 11 • The Mourners: Tomb Sculpture from the Court of Burgundy and Bill Viola: Visitation, Summer Exhibits at St. Louis Art Museum, Forest Park • Vatican Splendors, Missouri History Museum, www.mohistory.org, Daily: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Tuesday: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. To purchase tickets online: ticketmaster.com

Thursday, Aug. 12 • The Mourners: Tomb Sculpture from the Court of Burgundy and Bill Viola: Visitation, Summer Exhibits at St. Louis Art Museum, Forest Park • Vatican Splendors, Missouri History Museum, www.mohistory.org, Daily: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Tuesday: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. To purchase tickets online: ticketmaster.com

Friday, Aug. 13 • The Mourners: Tomb Sculpture from the Court of Burgundy and Bill Viola: Visitation, Summer Exhibits at St. Louis Art Museum, Forest Park • Vatican Splendors, Missouri History Museum, www.mohistory.org, Daily: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Tuesday: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. To purchase tickets online: ticketmaster.com

Saturday, Aug. 14 • The Mourners: Tomb Sculpture from the Court of Burgundy and Bill Viola: Visitation, Summer Exhibits at St. Louis Art Museum, Forest Park

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The Arts Artistic adventures Immediacy Theatre Project Presents “Drawn & Quartered” Immediacy Theatre Project (ITP) invades a new venue as it continues its 2010 season with the Drawn and Quartered series at Mad Art Gallery (2727 South 12th St., St. Louis, MO 63118) July 30 and 31, August 20 and 21, September 23 and 24, and October 29 and 30, with new plays each month.  Doors open at 7:00 pm with the show starting at 8:00 pm each night.  Tickets are $8 at the door. Each Drawn & Quartered offers thirty-five new two-minute plays performed in an order chosen by the audience. The super-short plays are written by a crack team of ITP ensemble members, and they abandon many conventional theatrical elements such as character, location and suspension of disbelief.  In these plays, the ensemble members portray themselves, the audience is always acknowledged, and the plays always exist exactly where they are: in an art gallery in St. Louis. Says ITP nArtistic Director Matt Heckman, “You don’t just come to Drawn & Quartered; you come to be part of it.  Our audiences make this series special.” This year ’s episodes will be directed by Heckman, Director of Development Danielle Borsch and Managing Director Kyle Kratky, and 2010 marks the fifth anniversary of Drawn & Quartered. “Although we have five years of experience at being Drawn & Quartered under our theatrical belts, the show never gets tired,” says Borsch.  “It’s a different experience every single time: different plays, new commentaries on what’s going on in the world, fresh pop culture trends, and a changing order of plays that alters the plays themselves.” In honor of ITP’s five-year milestone with Drawn & Quartered, this year ’s episodes are going to have an extra-special edge.  “We’re proud to announce that Drawn & Quartered has gone High Definition.  We’ve always been ahead of the curve on the 3D movement – we were doing it five years ago! – but now we’re taking it further.” says Kratky. “This year we’re going HD.  The plays will feel so real you can almost touch them.  In fact, you can!  You can touch them.” For more venue information, please visit www.madart.com.

Dance St. Louis plans 45th season Dance St. Louis will open its 45th season of bringing great dance of the world to St. Louis in October

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with one of America’s premier ballet companies, Houston Ballet, and will close the following August with the 2009 Tony Award-winning Best Musical, Billy Elliot the Musical. “Through the year we will journey to emotions only dance can bring, with each performance from a company admired all over the world,” said Michael Uthoff, Dance St. Louis artistic & executive director. Dance St. Louis’ 2010-11 season opens October 8 and 9 at the Touhill Performing Arts Center when, as part of the first-ever American Arts Experience–St. Louis, Houston Ballet brings an intimate program of sweet and playful classical dances by George Balanchine, Houston Artistic Director Stanton Welch, and Houston Associate Choreographer Christopher Bruce. The holiday season kicks off at the Fox Theatre on December 2-5 with The Joffrey Ballet in Nutcracker at the Fox, combining dancing of “exceptional fire and exuberance” (Chicago SunTimes), Tchaikovsky’s evergreen score played live by the Ballet Orchestra of St. Louis, luscious Victorian sets and costumes, and performances by young St. Louisarea singers and dancers. Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet comes to St. Louis for the first time at the Touhill on January 28 and 29. In just seven years, this New York-based troupe of 16 international dancers has vaulted into the front ranks with its cuttingedge repertory from Europe’s most daring choreographers. On March 11 and 12, the monumental Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater returns to the Fox on March 11 and 12 for a mixed program blending modern dance and African American spirit, climaxed by the celebration of 50 years of its signature masterwork, Revelations. On March 25-27, the Fox explodes with the ever-popular international percussion sensation STOMP, co-presented by the U.S. Bank Broadway Series. On April 8 and 9, the Touhill blossoms into phantasmagoric visions of M o t h e r N a t u re w i t h M O M I X in Botanica. Creatures real and mythical materialize thanks to props, costumes, lighting, and the impossibly nimble dancerillusionists. On May 26, 27 and 28, Dance St. Louis and the Touhill co-present SPRING TO DANCE  FESTIVAL 2011, the fourth annual Memorial Day Weekend extravaganza of 30 dance companies from across the Midwest and beyond, for three completely different programs over three nights at only $10 per night. The season concludes on August 10-28 at the Fox Theatre with Billy Elliot the Musical, co-presented with the U.S. Bank Broadway Series. Based on the smash hit movie about a coal miner’s son who discovers a surprising passion for ballet, Billy Elliot is the winner of ten 2009 Tony Awards including Best Musical

and Best Choreography for Peter Darling’s dances, with music by Elton John. S e a s o n t i c k e t p a c k a g e s a re currently on sale. For more

information, call the Dance St. Louis box office at 314-5346622 or visit dancestlouis.org. Single tickets for Houston Ballet, Nutcracker at the Fox, Cedar

Lake Contemporary Ballet, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, and MOMIX in Botanica go on sale September 7, Tuesday after Labor Day.

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QuickGlance Movie Reviews

“Inception”

We’re happy to report, with great relief, that all the hype is justified. Writer-director Christopher Nolan’s first film since “The Dark Knight” is a stunningly gorgeous, technically flawless symphony of images and ideas. “Memento,” the mystery-in-reverse that put Nolan on the map a decade ago, looks almost quaint by comparison. In its sheer enormity, it’s every inch a blockbuster, but in the good sense of the word: with awesomeness, ambition and scope. The cinematography, production design, effects, editing, score, everything down the line — all superb. But unlike so many summer movies assigned that tag, “Inception” is no mindless thrill ride. It’ll make you work, but that’s part of what’s so thrilling about it. With its complicated concepts about dreams within dreams, layers of consciousness and methods of manipulation, “Inception” might make you want to stop a few times just to get your bearings. The juggernaut of Nolan’s storytelling momentum, however, keeps pounding away. Leonardo DiCaprio stars as dream thief Dom Cobb, an “extractor” who enters the mind while a person is dreaming to steal their secrets; Joseph GordonLevitt plays his detail-oriented right-hand man. Ken Watanabe, as the powerful businessman Saito, hires Dom and his team for a different kind of crime: sneak into the subconscious of a competitor (Cillian Murphy) and implant an idea that will ruin his empire. Tom Hardy, Ellen Page and Dileep Rao are all excellent as members of Dom’s crew. One of the year’s best films, and it’ll surely get even better upon repeated viewings. RATED: PG-13 for sequences of violence and action throughout. RUNNING TIME: 147 min. ASSOCIATED PRESS RANKING: Four stars out of four.

“Countdown to Zero”

Nuclear armageddon has taken a back seat to other doomsday scenarios, from global warming to economic chaos. Lest we forget, director Lucy Walker proceeds to scare the stuffing out of viewers with this thoughtful exploration into lingering dangers of nuclear disaster, whether by a rogue nation such as Iran or North Korea, a terrorist attack or some terrible accident. The doom and gloom comes with the voice of authority. Among the dozens interviewed are Jimmy Carter, Mikhail Gorbachev, Tony Blair and former U.S. cabinet members Robert McNamara and James Baker III. The film offers some alarming recollections about false alarms

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that nearly led to catastrophe in the old U.S.-Soviet staring match. Yet these Cold War flashbacks feel like ancient history, even filler, next to Walker’s examination of the terrorist and rogue nation threats. The film’s impact might have been even stronger and more immediate had it lingered longer and probed deeper into those perils and kept the history lesson to a minimum.\ RATED: PG for thematic material, images of destruction and incidental smoking. RUNNING TIME: 91 minutes ASSOCIATED PRESS RANKING: Three stars out of four.

“Life During Wartime”

Todd Solondz revisits his characters from 1998’s “Happiness,” but he doesn’t reveal much that’s new about them — or his world view. People are monsters, whether they live in suburban New Jersey or suburban Florida. As writer and director, Solondz looks for the humanity within them — his preferred method is to matter-of-factly depict their alienation without a shred of pathos — but they’re still monsters nonetheless. There’s repetitious talk about forgiving and forgetting, and debate over which is preferable, but Solondz doesn’t seem particularly interested in either. Everyone stays the same, even though Solondz has replaced the cast of “Happiness” with all new actors here; he’s even inserted a couple of characters from 1995’s “Welcome to the Dollhouse,” which is still his best film. Still there’s a detached nature to the most shocking words and deeds, which frequently makes “Life During Wartime” feel almost like a parody of a Solondz film. But at the same time, the deadpan delivery of lacerating dialogue remains a reliable source of uncomfortable comedy. Solondz again reveals himself as a master of wringing laughs from the most awkward situations. Allison Janney, Michael Lerner, Shirley Henderson, Ciaran Hinds and Ally Sheedy are among the ensemble cast. RATED: Unrated but contains language, nudity and adult situations. RUNNING TIME: 97 minutes. ASSOCIATED PRESS RANKING: Two and a half stars out of four.

“Ramona and Beezus”

Little kids and tweens — girls, specifically — will probably eat this up, or at least be suitably amused by it.

They won’t be troubled with things like a lack of plot or narrative momentum. And it’s sad to report that, given the strength of the source material. “Ramona and Beezus” is based on Beverly Cleary’s beloved children’s books, which have been around for more than 50 years and vividly capture the playfulness and awkwardness of youth. Laurie Craig and Nick Pustay’s script features tales from several of Cleary’s books, and as a result it feels like a series of individual episodes — both madcap and heartrending — rather than a cohesive story with any real drive. And Elizabeth Allen, who also directed “Aquamarine,” plays up the antics for maximum wackiness. Newcomer Joey King has a likable way about her, though, as the high-spirited, accident-prone Ramona Quimby. The movie follows the adventures of the 9-year-old, her teenage sister, Beezus (Disney star Selena Gomez), baby Roberta, dad Robert (John Corbett) and mom Dorothy (Bridget Moynahan). Ginnifer Goodwin and Josh Duhamel co-star as former high-school sweethearts and have the film’s only interesting subplot. RATED: G. RUNNING TIME: 104 minutes. ASSOCIATED PRESS RANKING: One and a half stars out of four.

“Salt”

Despite the cryptic ads that pose the question, “Who Is Salt?” and regardless of the various twists and turns designed to throw us off, the intentions of Angelina Jolie’s super-spy character, Evelyn Salt, never really seem to be in question. Nonetheless, no actress working today is as convincing an action star as Jolie, and she does tear it up here; the fight scenes are visceral, not balletic like the “Tomb Raider” movies or supernaturally trippy as in “Wanted.” And “Salt” allows director Phillip Noyce to return to the kind of action thrillers he’s made previously, like the Tom Clancy adaptations “Patriot Games” and “Clear and Present Danger.” It’s muscular, gritty and propulsive. (Robert Elswit, an Oscar winner for “There Will Be Blood,” is the cinematographer.) It’s also totally ludicrous and lacking in even the slightest shred of humanity. What Jolie is called upon to do as a CIA operative accused of being a Russian spy grows increasingly difficult to accept, even for summer escapism. Yes, she’s supposed to be a highly trained undercover operative — whether she’s working for the United States or Russia — but this is ridiculous and even laughable when, in theory, we’re supposed to be engrossed. Liev Schreiber and Chiwetel Ejiofor co-star. RATED: PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action. RUNNING TIME: 93 minutes.

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Movies Zaniness rules “Ramona and Beezus” By CHRISTY LEMIRE Associated Press Little kids and tweens — girls, specifically — will probably eat up “Ramona and Beezus,” or at least be suitably amused by it. They won’t be troubled with things like a lack of plot or narrative momentum. It won’t bother them that a character ’s hair gets awkwardly hacked up after a battle with peanut butter, then appears magically restored to its original length soon afterward. They won’t think twice about the fact that a backyard is covered with gaping, muddy holes after a massive water fight and pipe explosion, then is miraculously landscaped to perfection in a day. S p e a k i n g o f a d a y, t h a t ’ s apparently how long it takes to organize a wedding for dozens of guests, including altering a gown to fit a bride who’s several inches shorter than the woman who walked down the aisle in it the first time. This all sounds like uptight, grown-up nitpicking, probably. But it’s also a reflection of a weakness in storytelling, which is sad given the strength of the source material. “Ramona and Beezus” is based on Beverly Cleary’s beloved children’s books, which have been around for more than 50 years and vividly capture the playfulness and awkwardness of youth. Laurie Craig and Nick Pustay’s script features tales from several of Cleary’s books, and as a result it feels like a series of individual episodes — both madcap and heartrending — rather than a cohesive story with any real drive. Elizabeth Allen, who also directed “Aquamarine,” plays up the antics for maximum wackiness, and they’re amplified by the uncharacteristically jaunty, intrusive score by Mark Mothersbaugh.

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In this image released by 20th Century Fox, from left, Bridget Moynahan, John Corbett and Selena Gomez are shown in a scene from, “Ramona and Beezus.” Newcomer Joey King has a likable way about her, though, as the highspirited, accident-prone Ramona Quimby. She’s a natural young actress, and she even gets a chance to show some range in a couple of tearjerker moments. But the repeated fantasy sequences, which depict her imaginative interior world, have an intentionally rough-hewn aesthetic and end up looking more cheesy

than charming. Back in the reality, the movie follows the adventures of the 9-yearold, her teenage sister, Beezus (Disney star Selena Gomez), baby Roberta, dad Robert (John Corbett) and mom Dorothy (Bridget Moynahan). Ramona’s Aunt Bea (Ginnifer Goodwin) seemingly has no job because she’s around constantly to lend the sweet-but-clumsy middle

child support. This is also a good thing, though, because Bea’s subplot with next-door neighbor Hobart (Josh Duhamel) is probably the most intriguing aspect of the movie — at least for anyone over the age of 12. Bea and Hobart were highschool sweethearts; 15 years later, he wants her to accompany him to Alaska. Goodwin and Duhamel (who co-starred in “Win a Date With

Tad Hamilton!”) are extremely cute together and have tons of chemistry — but most of their moments are upended by Ramona’s silliness. She ruins Hobart’s car by spilling paint all over it in a rainbow of colors. She nearly burns down the kitchen trying to make dinner. She can’t even do show-and-tell right in class (Sandra Oh has some deadpan zingers as her strict teacher).

Children’s movie is this week’s highlight By ROBERT GRUBAUGH Of The Edge Angelina Jolie loves her reputation as an action movie queen. I know she does. Tomb Raider, Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Wanted, and now Salt. They all add up to make her this generation’s answer to Sigourney Weaver or Linda Hamilton. And we love her for it. She does her own stunts, which is not commonplace for an A-List star of her caliber (remember, she has an Oscar) or a mother of six. Salt aims to be more, though, than just another amped up spy movie. It wears its Hitchcockian roots like a heart on a sleeve, as Angie has to save her good name and solve the mystery herself as a wrong woman accused in a dastardly plot. I suppose one could compare it to North by Northwest, just with better special effects and without the charming sarcasm of Cary Grant. Then again, who would want that? Jolie plays Evelyn Salt, an agent for the

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CIA who has done everything her country has ever asked for her, including spending months in a Korean prison, being tortured for information she never revealed. When a walk-in confessor (Daniel Olbrychski) accuses her of being a double agent for a dissident group of Russian expatriates, Salt goes on the run to solve an attempted Presidential assassination and put down the dogs who have smeared her reputation. The action sequences are pretty amazing, including a freeway chase that has Jolie l e a p i n g f ro m t h e t o p o f o n e v e h i c l e to another with surprising ease. She is pursued doggedly by agents that believe her story (Liev Schreiber) and those who don’t (Chiwetel Ejiofor), but, by movie’s end, I found this to simply be another very predictable whodunit with terrible makeup (no one would every believe Jolie in disguise as a man), implausible penetrations (the President probably does have a secret underground bunker, but

nobody’s getting in), and other suspensions of disbelief (like waking the dead) that I can’t even get my head around. Salt runs 100 minutes and is rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action. I give this film one star out of four. ••• Were I a naive man, I would expect that simply because Ramona and Beezus was a great movie, many people would be lining up to see it. Aside from girls under the age of six, and their doting mothers, that’s hardly the case. I must confess that my history with the tales of Beverly Cleary is spotty at best. I remember my brother having a brief fascination with a character called Ralph S. Mouse when we were in elementary school, but that’s about it. I’d heard of Ramona Quimby, t h e u b i q u i t o u s re c u r r i n g c h a r a c t e r i n many of Clearly novels, but I had never taken the opportunity to read up on her or to find out what exactly a ‘beezus’ is.

The story centers on the rambunctious, unique Ramona (Joey King) and her o l d e r s i s t e r, B e a t r i c e ( S e l e n a G o m e z ) , who goes by the nickname of Beezus. The Quimby sisters have to survive each other while dealing with their Aunt Bea’s (Ginnifer Goodwin) crazy love life, their infant sister Roberta, and their father ’s ( J o h n C o r b e t t ) re c e n t u n e m p l o y m e n t . They do it carefully (Beezus) and not at all gracefully (Ramona). While Clearly’s story was first published in early 1950s, the material is again very timely and certainly a welcome change for those of us looking for a live-action alternative to the standard summer fare that Hollywood is cooking up this year. Refreshing. Ramona and Beezus runs 104 minutes and is rated G. It is suitable for all audience, though does deal with weighty issues like job loss and the death of loved ones. I give this film three stars out of four.

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"Inception" tops field at box office LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Inception” is still kicking at the box office. T h e m i n d - b e n d i n g Wa r n e r B ro s . t h r i l l e r s t a r r i n g Leonardo DiCaprio remained the No. 1 movie for the third-straight weekend with $27.5 million, bringing its total to $193.3 million, according to studio estimates Sunday. “Inception” edged out the weekend’s new releases: “Dinner for Schmucks,” “Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore” and “Charlie St. Cloud.” “’Inception’ has seeped into the cultural zeitgeist,” said Paul Dergarabedian, box-office analyst for Hollywood.com. “It’s something that everyone is talking about right now. When a movie is able to do that and something just clicks, it becomes a national — even an international — discussion, and it’s seemingly impervious to any of the newcomers.” “Dinner for Schmucks,” the Paramount comedy starring Steve Carell and Paul Rudd, followed closely behind “Inception” with $23.3 million, while the

Warner Bros. 3-D sequel “Cats & Dogs: The Revenge o f K i t t y G a l o re ” f e t c h e d $ 1 2 . 5 m i l l i o n i n t h e N o . 5 s p o t . “ C h a r l i e S t . C l o u d , ” t h e U n i v e r s a l P i c t u re s drama starring Zac Efron, debuted at No. 6 with $12.1 million. “For us to clearly be the runaway of the three new films this weekend and come as close as we did to ’ I n c e p t i o n , ’ w h i c h i s a w o n d e r f u l m o v i e , i s p re t t y solid,” said Don Harris, Paramount’s vice president of distribution. “With a Zac Efron movie and a 3-D sequel to a popular movie, I think people expected it to be a horse race, but it really wasn’t.” “Salt” clung to No. 3 with $19.2 million in its second weekend, bringing its total to a solid $70.8 million. The Sony spy caper starring Angelina Jolie as a CIA operative who goes rogue suffered a 47 percent drop from its $36.5 million opening weekend. During the busy summer movie season, top hits often drop 50 percent or more in the second weekend. Overall revenues rose for the fifth-straight weekend

as Hollywood continued to recover from a lackluster box office earlier in the summer. Receipts totaled $145 million, up over 15 percent from the same weekend last year, when receipts totaled $125.7 million and the Judd Apatow film “Funny People” debuted in the No. 1 spot with $22.6 million. Estimated ticket sales for Friday through Sunday at U.S. and Canadian theaters, according to Hollywood. com. Final figures will be released Monday. 1. “Inception,” $27.5 million. 2. “Dinner for Schmucks,” $23.3 million. 3. “Salt,” $19.2 million. 4. “Despicable Me,” $15.5 million. 5. “Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore,” $12.5 million. 6. “Charlie St. Cloud,” $12.1 million. 7. “Toy Story 3,” $5 million. 8. “Grown Ups,” $4.5 million. 9. “The Sorcerer ’s Apprentice,” $4.3 million. 10.“The Twilight Saga: Eclipse,” $3.9 million.

Yiddish seeps into American culture By AMY BIANCOLLI Houston Chronicle “Dinner for Schmucks,” which opened recently, concerns folks who compete to invite the biggest clots to dinner. It’s a remake of “Le Diner de Cons,” the title of which contains the French word for “idiot” and, uh, something specifically female. The word “schmuck” is Yiddish for its male equivalent. Such are the joys of etymology. And such are the joys of Yiddish, an ancient linguistic stew of Hebrew, German and assorted other tongues that has enlivened and reflected Jewish life and culture for about a millennium. Forcefully blunt and colorfully descriptive, it packs more meaning into a single term than most languages cram into a sentence. “It’s a very batamt language -it’s full of taste, full of feeling, it’s full of nuance and the use of the senses,” said Peninnah Schram, a professor of speech and drama at the Stern College for Women at Yeshiva University in New York City. Schram, who grew up in a Yiddish-speaking household, is also a storyteller and author of 10 books of Jewish folk tales. The can-you-top-this premise of “Dinner for Schmucks” is, she said, “very much a motif in folktales all over the world - who’s going to be the stupidest or talk first?” It’s also very much in the spirit of Yiddish, a vernacular used by the Ashkenazic Jews of central and Eastern Europe. Like its Sephardic counterpart, the Spanish-heavy Ladino, it contains elements of Hebrew and Aramaic as well as bits and pieces of local dialects. Wherever the Diaspora took them, Jews molded their language to suit. But just as Yiddish has absorbed words and sounds from varied parts of the world, this punchy, vivacious tongue has given plenty in return. For decades now it has seeped into American pop culture, crossing over from Yiddish literature and

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entertainment into mainstream film, TV, press. Jewish talent arrived in Hollywood and brought along the lingo and attitude of their mame loshn, or mother tongue. “People like Paul Muni, and John Garfield, and Edward G. Robinson - these were all Jewish actors from the Yiddish theater,” Schram explained. Yiddish is everywhere. Famously deployed by the Three Stooges and the Marx Brothers, indispensable in “The Producers” and “The Frisco Kid,” it’s also shown up in “Norma Rae” (“Kvetch, kvetch, kvetch”), “Taxi!” (the Irish James Cagney chats in Yiddish, which he learned on the streets of New York) and “Clueless” (Alicia Silverstone uses “kvelling,” or gushing with pride for a loved one). The language was all over “Seinfeld,” of course; George even coined a phrase, “shiks appeal,” to describe Elaine’s allure to Jewish men as a

“shiksa” (gentile woman). Yiddish has an efficiency and pizzazz that can’t be beat, especially for a writer; I employ it on an almost weekly basis, and I’m just a goy from Connecticut. What better word than “schmaltz” (Yiddish for lard) to describe a movie’s oozing sentimentality? Or “klutz” (wooden block) to describe a bumbling character? I’m especially fond of “schlemiel” and “schlimazel,” which readers of a certain age might recall from “Laverne and Shirley” (“Schlemiel! Schlimazel! Hassenpfeffer Incorporated!”). Imagine one unfortunate lunk spilling soup on another. The spiller is a schlemiel. The spill-ee, a schlimazel. Such explanations abound in Yiddishkeit. “It is such a powerfully evocative language,” said Ira J. Black, who teaches speech and theater

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at Houston Community College Northwest - and first picked up Yiddish, on the sly, from his mother and her family. For instance, he says, “There is no way to define the word ’chutzpah’ unless you use it in a metaphor.” The best is unprintable. Another, cleaner definition of the word describes a man who kills his parents, comes to trial and then asks the judge for leniency - because he’s an orphan. One of Black’s favorite Yiddishisms is “schnorrer,” often defined as “beggar.” But beggar doesn’t capture the extreme parasitic tenacity - or the “chutzpah” - of the term. As Black explains it: “A beggar comes to you and asks for a dollar. You say, ‘I can’t help you,’ and he goes away. A ’schnorrer ’ comes and asks, and when you say, ‘I’m sorry, times are hard,’ he says, ‘Well, why should your hardship be put

on me?”’ (In “Animal Crackers,” Groucho sings: “Did someone call me schnorrer?”) He cited the origin, meaning and diminutive of “schmuck,” but most of these remarks were unprintable as well. Schram cited a different use of the word as it appeared in another relevant Cagney film, Billy Wilder’s sidesplitting Cold War farce “One, Two, Three.” In it, the star unleashes a long staccato “spiel” (or play) detailing the head-to-toe capitalist makeover of a young East German. At one point, he orders: “cut the schmooze (small talk).” Moments later, an assistant enters the room. “Schmuck!” he yells, and Cagney recoils in shock. “What did you say?” “Schmuck!” the man says again, then snaps open a velvet tray of baubles. He was only using the German word for jewelry.

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A breath of fresh air St. Charles goes outdoors with art competition By DEBBIE SETTLE Of The Edge The historic St Charles Riverfront is famous for its cobblestone streets, quaint shopping, art venues and great dining. The scenic riverfront makes for a great backdrop for many outdoor events and a great art exhibit will soon be hosted in that area. Saint Charles Riverfront Arts (SCRA) will be hosting its third annual Saint Charles Plein Air Competition between Sept. 12 and Oct. 1, in the Main Street and Frenchtown Historic Districts in St. Charles. SCRA’s Plein Air Competition encourages area artists to paint “plein air”, which is French for “in the open air”. \This event is family-friendly, and the SCRA encourages the public to stop by and visit with artists as they paint in the downtown St. Charles community. A n A r t i sts Reception, Show

and Sale of works created furing the Plein Art Competition will take place on Friday evening, Oct. 1, from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the Foundry Art Centre. At least $2,500 in cash prizes and merchandise will be awarded to participating artists, along with honors for the “Best of Show” and “Artists’ Choice” recognition. There will also be several Quick Paint Competitions held during the event’s schedule, with locations and times to be announced in the near future. Artists 18 or older may register now until Sept. 1 for earlybird status and a reduced entry fee of $25. After Sept. 1 the entry fee is $30 per artist, which can be paid in advance or at any time during the event For more details, please contact Sarah Merideth at Framations Custom Framing and Art Gallery at (636) 724-8313 or via email at samerideth@sbcglobal.net. Additional information is also available at the Saint Charles Riverfront Arts web site at www. saintcharlesriverfrontarts.com.

At top and at left, artists take part in a past SCRA Plein Air Competition. Above, a painting from a previous competition. Photos for The Edge.

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Family Focus L’Oreal's future hangs in the balance Mother/daughter battle captures France's attention PARIS (AP) — An ugly battle at beauty icon L’Oreal between Europe’s richest woman and her daughter could end up shaping the future of the world’s No. 1 cosmetics maker. As France stands transfixed by lurid claims of dirty campaign cash and tax dodging that have ensnared President Nicolas Sarkozy’s government, the 87-year-old heiress to the L’Oreal fortune fears her daughter could let the family-owned business fall into foreign corporate hands. L o s i n g L’ O r e a l — w h o s e Maybelline mascaras, Lancome face creams and Armani perfumes are used by women around the globe — would be a blow to France, a nation as renowned for its beauty secrets as it is determined to remain a global economic player. Much hinges on the woman set to inherit the century-old company, which has weathered criticism over Nazi ties and stayed friendly with generations of French leaders on the right and left — and may well shrug off this latest storm. L’Oreal’s shares haven’t taken a hit, and have in fact risen amid the scandal, which stemmed from a feud between heiress Liliane Bettencourt and her daughter, Francoise Bettencourt Meyers. It erupted into a political affair a month ago over leaks by former

Bettencourt employees about the family’s fortune. Big shareholders and L’Oreal’s workers appear eager to maintain its family-controlled structure, its cosmetics focus — and its Frenchness. Potential suitors could be Switzerland-based Nestle, which already owns 30 percent of L’Oreal, and Cincinnati, Ohio-based Procter & Gamble. But analysts say a takeover would be a costly investment even for those large companies, and wouldn’t necessarily be a good fit. “We don’t believe it would make sense for Nestle to take over L’Oreal. They are two different businesses. In terms of the combination, we don’t see synergies that would explain” a takeover, said Claudia Lenz, analyst for Bank Vontobel in Zurich. If anything, she said, Nestle might be looking to dump its L’Oreal stake to focus on its food and beverage business. Procter & Gamble is a key rival to L’Oreal in the beauty products business — a market estimated at some $360 billion a year worldwide — and analysts said it could be eyeing a stake, though likely a minority one. Neither Nestle nor Procter & Gamble would comment on the speculation. Lenz said L’Oreal looks less

susceptible to takeover now than five years ago, when long-serving CEO Lindsay Owen-Jones announced he would step down. Owen-Jones helped transform the company from a France-focused company into an international powerhouse, pushing into Asia and farther into the United States. The Bettencourt women have been estranged for years, all because of a celebrity photographer with a charming smile. The daughter accuses photographer FrancoisMar ie Banier of abusing her mother’s alleged mental frailty — and bilking the elder heiress out of 1 billion euros in cash, artworks and other gifts. Francoise Bettencourt Meyers insists she does not covet the money — she already has billions of her own — but is heartsick to see her mother manipulated by those around her. The mother has defended the photographer and publicly questioned her daughter’s motives. Bettencourt’s lawyer describes the daughter as a “57-year-old little girl” seeking the attention of a mother more at ease in the company of a dandy photographer than her only child. The details of household conversations came out in secret recordings by Bettencourt’s ex-butler leaked last month, including one in

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which the mother seems confused about whether or not she gave an island in the Seychelles to Banier as a gift. The company’s origins date to 1909, when Bettencourt’s chemist father, Eugene Schueller, invented a hair dye he named Aureale. After World War II, several L’Oreal executives Schueller hired were accused of Nazi sympathies. Liliane Bettencourt’s husband Andre wrote for a Nazi-controlled newspaper, “La Terre Francaise,” though later joined the underground Resistance. The family maintained close ties to the political elite, as Andre Bettencourt worked for Presidents Charles de Gaulle, Georges Pompidou and Francois Mitterrand. The current scandal includes accusations that Liliane Bettencourt’s financial adviser gave envelopes of cash illegally to the treasurer of Sarkozy’s conservative party months before his 2007 election. Sarkozy denies the claims and calls them a smear campaign. Liliane Bettencourt is Europe’s r i c h e s t w o m a n a c c o rd i n g t o Forbes, and one of France’s biggest taxpayers. In a statement last week, she raised concerns about the company’s future. “I hope my daughter will

not destabilize the group, which my father and I have wanted to be French,” she said. L’Oreal officials would not comment on the legal affairs or speculation about its future. Last week it reported a 13 percent rise in sales in the second quarter to euro4.95 billion after a slump last year linked to the global financial crisis. CEO Jean-Paul Agon isn’t showing public signs of worry. The sales figures “reassure us about our grand strategic choices, and allow us to face the second half with confidence,” he said. Currently the Bettencourt family owns 31 percent of the company, Nestle 30 percent, with the rest primarily held by institutional investors and small shareholders. When Liliane Bettencourt dies, a shareholder agreement stipulates that nothing can be done with the ownership balance for at least six months. After that, all eyes turn to her daughter. A published writer, Francoise Bettencourt Meyers leads a relatively private, quiet life with her husband and two sons, only one of whom is still in contact with his grandmother.

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Dining Delights

Tomatoes, cucumbers and peppers – oh, my! By DEBBIE SETTLE Of The Edge This is the time of year I love. The tomatoes are ripe and full on the vine, the cucumbers can’t be picked fast enough and peppers of all kinds are coming out our ears. Whether you have a garden of your own or a favorite farmer ’s market, this is the time to enjoy the fruit of the harvest, literally! I f y o u a re h a v i n g t h e s a m e d i l e m m a I a m , a n d a re t r y i n g really hard to eat up as much of this great fresh garden fare before the abundance ends, here are some recipes to try to give some variety to your dinner table. Stuffed Green Peppers 6-8 large green peppers 1 lb ground beef 1/2 onion diced 1 bag shredded mozzarella 2 medium cans tomato sauce 2 cups rice Wash green peppers, cut off top and scoop out insides carefully w i t h o u t p o k i n g t h ro u g h t h e

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pepper. Set aside. Cook rice as usual. Brown the ground beef and onion in a skillet, drain off grease and add tomato sauce (leaving some to cover bottom of cooking dish). Add cooked rice to meat mixture and stir together well. Place some mozzarella in bottom of green peppers and then spoon in meat mixture, packing down carefully until filled. Sprinkle mozzarella on top. Bake at 375°F in a covered roasting pan or baking dish with foil over top until green pepper is slightly soft. Olives may also be placed inside with meat mixture, if desired. Fresh Tomato and Cucumber Salad 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 1/2 teaspoon sea or kosher salt 3-4 cloves garlic, minced 10 fresh basil leaves 5 fresh oregano leaves 3 small fresh cucumbers (pickling or thin slicing) 2 large beefsteak tomatoes, vine ripened Mince garlic or press through a garlic press. Let garlic stand in balsamic and wine vinegars for 10 minutes (this takes the “edge” off). Discard any garlic which has green sprouts in the center, as the flavor is too sharp and bitter for this salad - use for another purpose. Wash basil and oregano leaves (pick at noon time on a sunny day for best flavor). Roll up leaves and slice into little strips (chiffonade). Chop and add to your best olive oil and allow to stand in oil while garlic marinates. Meanwhile, prepare salad ingredients. Wash cucumbers and tomatoes. Peel cucumbers, leaving a scant amount of peel (helps with digestion). Slice cucumbers into 1/4 inch coins (circles). With a sharp knife, remove stem and blossom end from tomatoes (a very small amount). Slice tomatoes into wedges, being careful not to crush and lose juice. Place tomatoes and cucumbers in salad bowl and sprinkle with sea salt or kosher salt. Combine olive oil with vinegars, whisking together well. Use to dress tomatoes and cucumbers; serve at room temperature. Variations: Add one thinly sliced red onion, pitted oil cured black

olives and fresh mozzarella, sliced (or use the small bocconcini). Fresh Tomato Salad 3 garlic cloves 6-8 ripe tomatoes 4 tbsp. olive oil Salt to taste Italian seasoning to taste 1/4 c. water 6 fresh basil leaves, chopped Slice tomatoes. Add all ingredients and toss together. Chill two hours or longer. Enjoy! Makes four to five servings, a nice, fresh tasting salad. Fresh Roasted Red Peppers 6 large red bell peppers 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 4 garlic cloves, minced 1 tablespoon chopped parsley salt and pepper, to taste brown paper bag 1 tsp sea salt or kosher salt Preheat broiler or grill. Cook the whole peppers over high heat until they have blackened spots and blisters and are tender. Place the peppers into a brown paper bag and roll up the top to seal, close to the peppers. Set aside until the peppers cool. When the peppers are cool, remove the skins. Slice the peppers open and scrape out the cores and seeds. Rinse under water quickly and dry well with paper towels. Cut into strips or halves. In a clean jar, combine salt, olive oil, garlic and parsley. Add peppers and store in refrigerator for up to three weeks.

Green Pepper Steak 1 pound beef round, * 1/4 cup soy sauce 1 clove garlic 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger, ** 1/4 cup salad oil 1 cup green onion, sliced thin 1 cup red and green bell peppers, cut in 3/4” cubes 2 stalks celery, sliced thin 1 tablespoon cornstarch 1 cup water 2 tomato, cut into 2” chunks 8 ounces waterchestnuts, canned, sliced 4 ounces mushrooms, sliced With a very sharp knife cut beef across grain into thin strips, 1/8inch thick. Combine soy sauce, garlic, ginger. Add beef. Toss and set aside while preparing vegetables. Heat oil in large frying pan or wok. Add beef and toss over high heat until browned. Taste meat. If it is not tender, over and simmer for 30 to 40 min. over low heat. Tu r n h e a t u p a n d a d d vegetables. Toss until vegetables are tender crisp, about 10 minutes. Mix cornstarch with water. Add to pan; stir and cook until thickened. Add tomatoes and heat through. You can prepare the beef ahead and refrigerate just before adding the vegetables. Finish cooking later. * May use beef chuck. Be sure to trim fat. ** May substitute 1 1/2 teaspoons fresh ginger. Serves four.

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Dining Delights OK, we admit these are our opinions and you certainly should form your own, but it is nice to have a guide of places to eat when you are undecided or want to try something new or different. To send us a suggestion of a restaurant to try, e-mail theedge@ edwpub.net 54th Street Bar and Grill Edwardsville 4 stars Great menu selection, something for everyone. Prices are very reasonable and have not had a bad selection yet. Remember to get your frequent diner card stamped when ordering an entree so you can get one free when your card is full. Red Robin Edwardsville 2 1/2 stars The bottomless french fries are fantastic, but it basically is a pricey burger place. Service is not super speedy, but food was good and hot. Good group setting. Cold Stone Creamery Edwardsville 5 stars I really would give this more stars if we had them, but all we can give is five. I LOVE their ice cream concoctions, particularly the Cheesecake Fantasy or the Apple Pie A La Cold Stone. I really could put more selections here, but use your imagination!

but Bobby’s has a following in Madison County that most people know. Great custard, great carmel apples, lots of selections and more. Strawanna and the Bobby’s Turtle are some of the favorite selections. Carisillo’s Mexican Restaurant Collinsville 3 1/2 stars A great selection, similar to LaFonda. Good prices and endless chips and salsa. Service is quick and friendly. Not the fanciest, especially on the outside, but don’t judge a Mexican restaurant by its cover! St. Louis Bread Company Edwardsville/Collinsville 4 1/2 Stars OK m en , don’t scoff at the rating, but embrace it! Although men look at it as “chick food,” there is something for every taste on their menu. Fantastic soups, sandwiches, bakery items, coffees, teas, salads, and more. Great place to take a laptop or a book and just kick back and sip a cup of java. Bully’s Smokehouse Edwardsville 3 1/2 stars The food is good at Bully’s, but a little foo-foo for a barbecue place. The prices are a little more than typical barbecue fare. Good for business lunch or dinner and nice servings.

Red Apple Maryville 4 stars The Red Apple is another favorite of our family, whether it is breakfast, lunch or dinner. There is a huge menu selection, including Italian, broasted chicken, gyros, sandwiches of all kinds, plate specials, fish selections – fried and broiled, and much more. Service is always impeccable and prices can’t be beat.

Pantera’s Pizza Edwardsville 2 1/2 stars Still some of the best pizza around, but the decor needs a bit of updating, along with the dinner ware. The buffet is good if they keep it full, but that can be an issue at times. You better put on your running shoes to get that hot selection before everyone else beats you to it!

La Fonda Edwardsville 3 1/2 stars Good food, good service. All you can eat chips and salsa are great complement to their abundant menu. Their rice and beans are excellent also.

El Maguey Mexican Restaurant Edwardsville 3 Stars Good chips and salsa start you off with a nice selection of dishes. Authentic Mexican dishes are delivered promptly to your table.

Bigelo’s Bistro Edwardsville 4 stars Great menu selection of gourmet sandwiches, soups, salads, pastas and more. Great downtown Edwardsville location where you are sure to see someone you know. Bobby’s Frozen Custard Maryville 5 stars Gosh, maybe we just like desserts,

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Jimmy John’s Sandwich Shop Edwardsville 4 stars Where sandwiches are concerned, you can hardly beat a good Jimmy John’s. Their Bootlegger Club and The Big John are some of the favorites around here. Their cookies are great also, ask them to heat it up. They really are “freaky fast!”

3 stars Typical bar fare of appetizers, sandwiches, salads, and wraps round out Big Daddy’s menu. They offer specials on certain days that are a real value. Service can be a bit slow when they are busy. Northside Dairy Haven Edwardsville 4 stars This seasonal drive-in has been part of the Edwardsville landscape for nearly 50 years. Still famous for their Charco Burger, they also have an array of other sandwiches and barbecue plate specials. The prices cannot be beat! Fiona’s Family Restaurant Edwardsville 4 stars S p e c i a l s e a c h d a y, l o t s o f selections, great breakfast. Service i s f a s t a n d f o o d i s h o t . Ve r y friendly environment where you

won’t spend a lot to get a great meal. Bella Milano Edwardsville 4 stars Quickly becoming a legend in Edwardsville, Bella Milano is a favorite for many. Great dining a t m o s p h e re a n d l o t s o f g o o d Italian food and drink. Come hungry with loose fitting clothing. Bull and Bear Edwardsville 3 1/2 stars A sports bar and grill with that offers bar side and dining room seating. A selection of appetizers, sandwiches, steaks, baby back ribs, chicken, seafood, pizza, and a kid’s menu make it family friendly, yet a great hangout for friends. Buffalo Wild Wings

Edwardsville 2 1/2 stars If you like wings, this is a great place for you. Other selections of appetizers, sandwiches and mostly bar fare round out the menu. A little pricey for wings, but if you gotta havem’ you gotta havem’. Service is kind of a toss up. Has been good, has been slow. 47 Port Street Grill Ameristar Casino-St. Charles 5 stars This is a fantastic, fabulous steak house that is a great date night or special group night out. The steaks are perfect, the lobster delectable, the sea bass melts in your mouth, and the fresh pastries are world class. The ambiance is straight out of the “Rat Pack” scene. Amazing wine selections, but any drink available. Prices are a bit steep, but a memorable feast for that special occasion.

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P1566 D52036A 4593 374205 228805 PH0543P 21418A 4586A 19451A D51013A D81013A R16401 D83011A 5991 7097 8066A 5998 6002 P1560 5210D D52035A X5360 D80066A 251498 C80081A 5145C D80002A P5451 J84007A P1535 D84153A D84075A D84007A J86020A D84109B D84104A G100004A D84138A 8219A 19986A 172642 5982 6012 4483A

Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC Car Company of Freeburg Brooks Motor Company Lou Fusz GMC Buick George Weber Chevrolet Waterloo Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC Steve Schmitt Buick GMC Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Four Flags Motors Pontiac Buick Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia River City Auto Sales 3013 Auto Inc Crossroad Motors River City Auto Sales River City Auto Sales Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Koetting Ford Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Brooks Motor Company Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Weber Granite City Chevrolet Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Lou Fusz GMC Buick Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Crossroad Motors Steve Schmitt Buick GMC Brooks Motor Company River City Auto Sales River City Auto Sales Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC

877-223-2703 877-223-2703 877 691 9016 866 448 1638 618 939 9828 314-262-4542 866 496 0381 877 691 9016 866 257 3408 877-223-2703 877-223-2703 866-438-1169 877-223-2703 866 641 3179 866 416 3837 888 245 5532 866 641 3179 866 641 3179 877-223-2703 877 691 9016 877-223-2703 866-340-8597 877-223-2703 618 939 9828 877-223-2703 877 691 9016 877-223-2703 618 451 7913 877-223-2703 877-223-2703 877-223-2703 877-223-2703 877-223-2703 877-223-2703 877-223-2703 877-223-2703 314-262-4542 877-223-2703 888 245 5532 866 257 3408 618 939 9828 866 641 3179 866 641 3179 877 691 9016

300 300 300 300 300M Aspen CROSSFIRE Pacifica PT Cruiser PT CRUISER PT CRUISER PT CRUISER PT Cruiser Sebring SEBRING Town & Cou Town & Cou TOWN & COU TOWN & COU TOWN & COU Town and C Town and C

2009 2009 2007 2006 2000 2007 2005 2005 2008 2006 2006 2005 2001 2008 2004 2009 2008 2008 2005 2002 2008 2005

$20,990 $16,995 $17,995 $15,995 Call Call $15,490 $11,995 $9,987 $9,990 $8,995 $10,990 $6,995 $12,950 $9,995 $17,818 $19,612 Call $8,990 $9,990 $15,995 $6,995

AVENGER Avenger

2009 2009

$17,675 P1551 $11,987 PG1387P

Contour Econoline ECONOLINE EDGE EDGE Edge ESCAPE ESCAPE ESCAPE Escape Escape Escape Expedition Expedition Expedition EXPLORER EXPLORER Explorer Explorer Explorer EXPLORER S F-150 F-150 F-150 F-150 F-150 F-150 F-150 F-150 F-150 F-250 F-350 F-350 FIVE HUNDR FLEX FOCUS FOCUS Focus Focus FOCUS FOCUS Focus Freestar Fusion FUSION FUSION

1999 2006 2009 2009 2007 2007 2009 2009 2007 2005 2003 2001 2007 2004 2000 2010 2007 2004 2000 2000 2007 2009 2008 2007 2007 2007 2005 2004 2002 1995 1999 2003 1993 2006 2009 2009 2009 2009 2009 2008 2008 2002 2006 2009 2008 2007

$3,495 $20,995 $21,990 $26,990 $24,990 Call $25,990 $23,990 $18,990 Call $5,999 Call Call $12,995 $7,495 $26,990 $21,990 Call $5,995 Call $27,990 $31,990 $21,944 $31,990 $25,990 $20,990 Call Call $3,999 $3,994 Call $16,995 $5,995 $14,990 $25,990 $19,990 $17,990 $12,995 $12,499 $14,990 $12,990 Call $8,535 $17,535 $16,990 $11,995

5807 7463 X5349 P5265 P5346 8118 X5330 X5298 X5235 B03318 7907A G106071A 5167A 5965 A60591 P5334 11814A 5169C B42839 4592A 11967A 11912B R1547 P5327 P5323 12047A 8103 5135A 7787 9151-6 A50040 19490BB A92660 11840A X5369 P5310 P5322 19959A PG1388P X5210A X5317 21144B P5497A 4837A X5332 195096

P2281Z P5592 P19741 P20025 19881A P5580 P2273Z 4538 244848 19713A R1638 19039A 303605 5902 19109 P5629 PG1418P P5675 4528 262561 P5622A 11814 149068 P5568A Y543 G106045A V100517A 19943A 187876 272641 19389 PG1425P Y538 4572 P5668 P5672 R1618 P5677 7884A X5285A 4589 19898A 8143 P7871P 19313A 387921 1283A R1647 P5522 8104A P2280Z 12128A 8076 5959 PG1419P R1642 4590 12078A 21412A 5234A 326277 P5635 6025

CHRYSLER P1626 568863 D82051A 19888A 4562A 8228 J84022AA 19403A P7847P J86012A 305593 12095A 571078 140329 D55036A P5582 P2218ZB J86092A D82024B C80065A D80040A 5961

Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Car Company of Freeburg Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Steve Schmitt Buick GMC Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC Crossroad Motors Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Steve Schmitt Buick GMC Lou Fusz GMC Buick Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Car Company of Freeburg Koetting Ford Brooks Motor Company Brooks Motor Company Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Weber Granite City Chevrolet George Weber Chevrolet Waterloo Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia River City Auto Sales

877-223-2703 866 448 1638 877-223-2703 866 257 3408 877 691 9016 888 245 5532 877-223-2703 866 257 3408 314-262-4542 877-223-2703 866 448 1638 866-340-8597 618 939 9828 618 939 9828 877-223-2703 618 451 7913 866 496 0381 877-223-2703 877-223-2703 877-223-2703 877-223-2703 866 641 3179

DODGE Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Lou Fusz GMC Buick

877-223-2703 314-262-4542

FORD River City Auto Sales Crossroad Motors Koetting Ford Koetting Ford Koetting Ford Crossroad Motors Koetting Ford Koetting Ford Koetting Ford Brooks Motor Company 3013 Auto Inc Lou Fusz GMC Buick Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC River City Auto Sales Brooks Motor Company Koetting Ford Koetting Ford Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC Brooks Motor Company Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC Koetting Ford Koetting Ford Four Flags Motors Pontiac Buick Koetting Ford Koetting Ford Koetting Ford Crossroad Motors Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC 3013 Auto Inc Four Flags Motors Pontiac Buick Brooks Motor Company Steve Schmitt Buick GMC Brooks Motor Company Koetting Ford Koetting Ford Koetting Ford Koetting Ford Steve Schmitt Buick GMC Lou Fusz GMC Buick Koetting Ford Koetting Ford George Weber Chevrolet Waterloo Weber Granite City Chevrolet Weber Granite City Chevrolet Koetting Ford Car Company of Freeburg

866 641 3179 888 245 5532 866-340-8597 866-340-8597 866-340-8597 888 245 5532 866-340-8597 866-340-8597 866-340-8597 618 939 9828 866 416 3837 314-262-4542 877 691 9016 866 641 3179 618 939 9828 866-340-8597 866-340-8597 877 691 9016 618 939 9828 877 691 9016 866-340-8597 866-340-8597 866-438-1169 866-340-8597 866-340-8597 866-340-8597 888 245 5532 877 691 9016 866 416 3837 866-438-1169 618 939 9828 866 257 3408 618 939 9828 866-340-8597 866-340-8597 866-340-8597 866-340-8597 866 257 3408 314-262-4542 866-340-8597 866-340-8597 866 496 0381 618 451 7913 618 451 7913 866-340-8597 866 448 1638

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Model

Year Price Stock#

Dealer

Phone

Model

Year Price Stock#

Dealer

Phone

Model

Year Price Stock#

Dealer

Phone

Model T MUSTANG MUSTANG MUSTANG MUSTANG MUSTANG Mustang Mustang Mustang Mustang Mustang RANGER RANGER RANGER Ranger Ranger Super Duty TAURUS TAURUS Taurus Taurus Taurus Windstar

1927 2010 2008 2008 2008 2007 2007 2007 2006 2004 2003 2009 2008 2008 2004 1999 2006 2008 2005 2003 2003 2000 2002

$14,995 $21,990 $17,995 $17,990 $16,990 $20,990 $14,990 Call $18,500 $9,942 $13,999 $20,990 $23,990 $11,995 Call $4,995 $24,777 $18,990 $9,995 $5,995 Call $3,900 $5,495

553381 P5343 D82050B P5218 P5187 X5215 P5413 8018 8059 21436B 7205 X5364 11947A a70379 P5573A A32413 Y537 11886A 250778 223230 4515 PH0631P 5953

Brooks Motor Company Koetting Ford Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Koetting Ford Koetting Ford Koetting Ford Weber Granite City Chevrolet Crossroad Motors Crossroad Motors George Weber Chevrolet Waterloo 3013 Auto Inc Koetting Ford Koetting Ford Car Company of Freeburg Weber Granite City Chevrolet Brooks Motor Company Bommarito Volkswagen of St Loui Koetting Ford Car Company of Freeburg Brooks Motor Company Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC Lou Fusz GMC Buick River City Auto Sales

618 939 9828 866-340-8597 877-223-2703 866-340-8597 866-340-8597 866-340-8597 618 451 7913 888 245 5532 888 245 5532 866 496 0381 866 416 3837 866-340-8597 866-340-8597 866 448 1638 618 451 7913 618 939 9828 866 377 3110 866-340-8597 866 448 1638 618 939 9828 877 691 9016 314-262-4542 866 641 3179

Commander COMMANDER Grand Cher GRAND CHER GRAND CHER Grand Cher LIBERTY Liberty Liberty Liberty LIBERTY LIBERTY PATRIOT WRANGLER WRANGLER WRANGLER Wrangler WRANGLER U

2006 2006 2009 2006 2005 1999 2008 2008 2007 2006 2006 2004 2008 2009 2008 2007 2006 2010

$21,977 $17,995 $18,995 $18,590 $17,995 $5,995 $19,890 Call Call $14,669 $12,990 $9,995 $18,995 $25,890 $21,990 $20,490 $16,995 $27,290

V100413A 244287 8071 P1570 J84019A 561834 D81017A P2194ZB 8211 P7877P X5338 222721 D82052A D84156A P5294A D83010A 8089 P1609

Bommarito Volkswagen of St Loui Car Company of Freeburg Crossroad Motors Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Brooks Motor Company Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia George Weber Chevrolet Waterloo Crossroad Motors Lou Fusz GMC Buick Koetting Ford Car Company of Freeburg Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Koetting Ford Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Crossroad Motors Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia

866 377 3110 866 448 1638 888 245 5532 877-223-2703 877-223-2703 618 939 9828 877-223-2703 866 496 0381 888 245 5532 314-262-4542 866-340-8597 866 448 1638 877-223-2703 877-223-2703 866-340-8597 877-223-2703 888 245 5532 877-223-2703

INTRIGUE

2001

$3,495

Car Company of Freeburg

866 448 1638

Custom cho Super Six

2004 1928

$16,500 0081LL $8,950 400707

Neon

2000

$3,995

Optima Rio Sedona SPECTRA

2007 2002 2006 2002

$9,535 $4,995 Call $1,995

P5626A 169397 8332 128453

Acadia Acadia Canyon CANYON Envoy Envoy Envoy Envoy K1500 Sier Sierra Sierra 150 Sierra 150 Sierra 150 Sierra 150 Sierra 150 Sierra 150 Sierra 150 Sierra 150 Sierra 150 Sierra 150 Sierra 150 Sierra 250 SONOMA Sonoma Yukon Yukon Dena Yukon XL

2009 2008 2010 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2005 2004 2010 2010 2010 2010 2010 2010 2009 2008 2008 2007 1998 2011 2003 1996 2005 2008 2007

$31,944 $24,792 $20,471 $17,490 $14,611 $15,444 $9,970 Call $17,944 $12,495 $45,765 $44,795 $40,095 $38,960 $37,325 $29,735 $33,547 $27,455 Call $23,995 $4,999 $51,920 $7,495 Call Call $33,900 $27,500

00223 P2256Z P7865P X5272A 21317A R1691-1 B103094A PG1414Q R1622-1 5933 5233 5219 5218 5254 5208 P7866P PG1424P P5674 P5684 P5642 7351 106154 140872 501688 5236A G101042A 8104

ES 330 GS 430 RX

2005 2006 2006

$17,777 Y547 Call D84176A $25,995 7496

Continenta MKX TOWN CAR Town Car

1998 2007 2007 1996

Call Call $17,995 $1,999

4489A 8218 C80048A 7597

626 MAZDA3 MAZDA3 MAZDA6 MX-5 Miata TRIBUTE

2000 2009 2004 2007 2004 2005

$3,900 $13,777 $8,777 $11,995 $13,455 $9,995

P090014C Y539 Y544 m33134 P5558B m63804

Firebird G5 G5 G6 G6 G6 G6 G6 G6 G6 G6 G6 G6 G6 G6 G6 G6 G8 Grand Am Grand Am Grand Am G Grand Prix GRAND PRIX Grand Prix Grand Prix Grand Prix Grand Prix GTO Montana SV Solstice Sunfire Torrent Torrent Vibe Vibe VIBE Vibe

2002 2009 2008 2010 2010 2010 2010 2010 2009 2009 2009 2008 2008 2008 2007 2006 2006 2008 2002 1999 2001 2007 2006 2006 2005 2004 2002 2004 2006 2007 2001 2007 2006 2009 2009 2008 2005

$12,995 $15,495 $13,580 $18,995 $17,595 $17,204 $16,410 $15,990 $15,994 $13,998 Call $13,888 $12,995 Call $9,916 $11,995 $10,995 Call Call $4,995 $3,995 $13,995 $12,995 $10,495 Call $6,995 $8,777 $15,889 $13,994 $20,544 $3,995 $18,944 $11,995 $13,471 $12,990 Call $8,995

5896 P19792 P1556 P19797 P19796 P5692 PG1412P PG1421P R1564 PG1420P 4466 21449A 7475 4565 P2283Z 19853A 34884 5149A 5225C 793210 150242 19900A C80032A 5984 8093 6026 Y580 P5646 R1250 129657 211965 055658 19984A PG1397P PG1398P X5373 8096

C-Class SLK350

2006 2006

$18,777 Y501A $27,995 19840B

9-5

2000

$3,999

8102

ION-2 L200 LW200 SC1 Vue

2007 2001 2001 2002 2008

$12,255 $5,995 $4,995 Call $17,375

P5551 548522 577800 4524 P5667

xD

2009

Call

4559

4runner Camry Camry Camry Camry Corolla COROLLA Highlander Highlander Sequoia Sienna Tundra Tundra 4WD

2002 2009 2007 2007 1999 2009 2005 2008 2004 2003 2001 2010 2008

$10,977 $15,777 $15,995 $13,995 Call $13,777 $9,995 $19,995 $11,977 $11,990 $5,999 Call Call

Y550 Y581 7494 7819 PG1354Q Y558 393725 6996 Y518 B103098A 8113 5194A P7881P

Beetle Beetle Beetle CC Jetta Jetta New Beetle Passat

2008 2000 1972 2009 2008 2006 2008 2004

Call $4,999 $5,999 Call Call $12,725 $14,777 $6,999

GMC Four Flags Motors Pontiac Buick George Weber Chevrolet Waterloo Lou Fusz GMC Buick Koetting Ford George Weber Chevrolet Waterloo Four Flags Motors Pontiac Buick Lou Fusz GMC Buick Lou Fusz GMC Buick Four Flags Motors Pontiac Buick River City Auto Sales Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC Lou Fusz GMC Buick Lou Fusz GMC Buick Weber Granite City Chevrolet Weber Granite City Chevrolet Weber Granite City Chevrolet 3013 Auto Inc Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC Car Company of Freeburg Brooks Motor Company Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC Lou Fusz GMC Buick 3013 Auto Inc

866-438-1169 866 496 0381 314-262-4542 866-340-8597 866 496 0381 866-438-1169 314-262-4542 314-262-4542 866-438-1169 866 641 3179 877 691 9016 877 691 9016 877 691 9016 877 691 9016 877 691 9016 314-262-4542 314-262-4542 618 451 7913 618 451 7913 618 451 7913 866 416 3837 877 691 9016 866 448 1638 618 939 9828 877 691 9016 314-262-4542 866 416 3837

HARLEY DAVIDSON FLHRCI FLSTF Wide Glide

2007 2007 2001

$19,995 607204 $13,995 70123 $14,995 952321

Accord Accord Accord ACCORD CPE Accord Sdn Accord Sdn CR-V CR-V Odyssey Odyssey Passport Ridgeline

2008 2005 2003 2009 2007 2001 2008 2007 2007 2003 2001 2009

Call $11,995 Call $25,990 $14,777 $4,444 $27,995 $22,995 Call $10,995 $7,777 $23,995

Brooks Motor Company Brooks Motor Company Crossroad Motors

618 939 9828 618 939 9828 888 245 5532

HONDA 6984 8062 8094 D84161A Y577 P2175ZB J85030A 7144 8225 19830B Y502A 8033

Crossroad Motors Crossroad Motors Crossroad Motors Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Bommarito Volkswagen of St Loui George Weber Chevrolet Waterloo Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Crossroad Motors Crossroad Motors Steve Schmitt Buick GMC Bommarito Volkswagen of St Loui Crossroad Motors

888 245 5532 888 245 5532 888 245 5532 877-223-2703 866 377 3110 866 496 0381 877-223-2703 888 245 5532 888 245 5532 866 257 3408 866 377 3110 888 245 5532

HUMMER H3 H3

2007 2006

Call Call

8220 4555

Elantra Santa Fe SANTE FE Sonata Tiburon

2008 2008 2004 2009 2008

$11,994 $17,777 $9,995 Call Call

G35

2007

$26,995 7512

Crossroad Motors Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC

888 245 5532 877 691 9016

HYUNDAI R1644 Y483A 626779 7492 8095

Four Flags Motors Pontiac Buick Bommarito Volkswagen of St Loui Car Company of Freeburg Crossroad Motors Crossroad Motors

866-438-1169 866 377 3110 866 448 1638 888 245 5532 888 245 5532

INFINITI Crossroad Motors

CJ7

1985

$5,999

7922

3013 Auto Inc

866 416 3837

Weber Granite City Chevrolet Brooks Motor Company Crossroad Motors Car Company of Freeburg

618 451 7913 618 939 9828 888 245 5532 866 448 1638

LEXUS Bommarito Volkswagen of St Loui 866 377 3110 Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia 877-223-2703 Crossroad Motors 888 245 5532

LINCOLN Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC Crossroad Motors Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia 3013 Auto Inc

877 691 9016 888 245 5532 877-223-2703 866 416 3837

MAZDA Lou Fusz GMC Buick Bommarito Volkswagen of St Loui Bommarito Volkswagen of St Loui Car Company of Freeburg Weber Granite City Chevrolet Car Company of Freeburg

314-262-4542 866 377 3110 866 377 3110 866 448 1638 618 451 7913 866 448 1638

MERCEDES

GRAND MARQ Grand Marq Grand Marq MARINER MILAN MILAN MILAN Mountainee Mystique Sable Sable

2009 2004 2001 2008 2007 2007 2007 2004 2000 2008 1998

$18,995 Call Call $15,995 $19,990 $18,990 $16,357 Call $4,944 $15,990 $3,995

P5361 4608A 7982A j04844 P5362 X5367 P5296 8205 R15971 B108121A 609333

Cooper Cooper

2007 2005

$16,999 8141 $14,999 8134

Eclipse

2008

$13,944 R1611

Altima Frontier Maxima MAXIMA Maxima Maxima Murano Rogue Rogue Sentra Versa

2007 2007 2009 2008 2006 2005 2005 2008 2008 2002 2008

$15,995 $19,977 $24,777 $20,495 $15,998 $13,777 Call $20,995 $17,977 $6,995 $11,944

Bravada

1999

Call

OTHER

Koetting Ford Weber Granite City Chevrolet Weber Granite City Chevrolet Car Company of Freeburg Koetting Ford Koetting Ford Koetting Ford Crossroad Motors Four Flags Motors Pontiac Buick Lou Fusz GMC Buick Brooks Motor Company

866-340-8597 618 451 7913 618 451 7913 866 448 1638 866-340-8597 866-340-8597 866-340-8597 888 245 5532 866-438-1169 314-262-4542 618 939 9828

866-438-1169

NISSAN 7489 Y520 Y522 D84169A B108119A Y557 7452 7559 V100473A 592244 R1628

Crossroad Motors Bommarito Volkswagen of St Loui Bommarito Volkswagen of St Loui Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Lou Fusz GMC Buick Bommarito Volkswagen of St Loui Crossroad Motors Crossroad Motors Bommarito Volkswagen of St Loui Brooks Motor Company Four Flags Motors Pontiac Buick

888 245 5532 866 377 3110 866 377 3110 877-223-2703 314-262-4542 866 377 3110 888 245 5532 888 245 5532 866 377 3110 618 939 9828 866-438-1169

OLDSMOBILE 4571A

Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC

685008

Brooks Motor Company

618 939 9828

River City Auto Sales Steve Schmitt Buick GMC Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia Steve Schmitt Buick GMC Steve Schmitt Buick GMC Weber Granite City Chevrolet Lou Fusz GMC Buick Lou Fusz GMC Buick Four Flags Motors Pontiac Buick Lou Fusz GMC Buick Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC George Weber Chevrolet Waterloo Crossroad Motors Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC George Weber Chevrolet Waterloo Steve Schmitt Buick GMC Brooks Motor Company Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC Brooks Motor Company Brooks Motor Company Steve Schmitt Buick GMC Royal Gate Dodge of Columbia River City Auto Sales Crossroad Motors River City Auto Sales Bommarito Volkswagen of St Loui Weber Granite City Chevrolet Four Flags Motors Pontiac Buick Four Flags Motors Pontiac Buick Brooks Motor Company Four Flags Motors Pontiac Buick Steve Schmitt Buick GMC Lou Fusz GMC Buick Lou Fusz GMC Buick Koetting Ford Crossroad Motors

866 641 3179 866 257 3408 877-223-2703 866 257 3408 866 257 3408 618 451 7913 314-262-4542 314-262-4542 866-438-1169 314-262-4542 877 691 9016 866 496 0381 888 245 5532 877 691 9016 866 496 0381 866 257 3408 618 939 9828 877 691 9016 877 691 9016 618 939 9828 618 939 9828 866 257 3408 877-223-2703 866 641 3179 888 245 5532 866 641 3179 866 377 3110 618 451 7913 866-438-1169 866-438-1169 618 939 9828 866-438-1169 866 257 3408 314-262-4542 314-262-4542 866-340-8597 888 245 5532

SAAB 3013 Auto Inc

866 416 3837

SATURN Weber Granite City Chevrolet Brooks Motor Company Brooks Motor Company Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC Weber Granite City Chevrolet

618 451 7913 618 939 9828 618 939 9828 877 691 9016 618 451 7913

SCION Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC

877 691 9016

TOYOTA 866 416 3837 866 416 3837

MITSUBISHI Four Flags Motors Pontiac Buick

888 245 5532 618 939 9828

PONTIAC

MINI COOPER 3013 Auto Inc 3013 Auto Inc

Crossroad Motors Brooks Motor Company

PLYMOUTH

Bommarito Volkswagen of St Loui 866 377 3110 Steve Schmitt Buick GMC 866 257 3408

MERCURY

888 245 5532

JEEP

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877 691 9016

Bommarito Volkswagen of St Loui Bommarito Volkswagen of St Loui Crossroad Motors Crossroad Motors Lou Fusz GMC Buick Bommarito Volkswagen of St Loui Car Company of Freeburg Crossroad Motors Bommarito Volkswagen of St Loui Lou Fusz GMC Buick 3013 Auto Inc Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC Lou Fusz GMC Buick

866 377 3110 866 377 3110 888 245 5532 888 245 5532 314-262-4542 866 377 3110 866 448 1638 888 245 5532 866 377 3110 314-262-4542 866 416 3837 877 691 9016 314-262-4542

VOLKSWAGEN 7455 7935 7726 7993 1174W P5588B V100300A 8154

Crossroad Motors 3013 Auto Inc 3013 Auto Inc Crossroad Motors Beiermann Buick Pontiac GMC Weber Granite City Chevrolet Bommarito Volkswagen of St Loui 3013 Auto Inc

888 245 5532 866 416 3837 866 416 3837 888 245 5532 877 691 9016 618 451 7913 866 377 3110 866 416 3837

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Proudly servicing the area for over 25 years. Free estimates Financing available Repairs and installations

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2004 Suzuki Aerio SX Hatchback 100k Miles, Automatic PW, PM, PL Auxiliary Input For IPods Premium Stereo, AC Alloy Wheels NEW TIRES, NEW BRAKES Driver & Passenger Airbags Child Locks, Non-Smoker $5500 Excellent Condition 618-978-0576

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2009 Nissan Quest Approximately 10,000 miles Dark gray, one owner Excellent condition $21,000 / OBO 618-692-2370

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Yamoto 70cc ATV asking $475; Kazuma 50cc ATV asking $300 Both like brand-new. Need new batteries. Helmets included. Less than 50% of purchase price. 618-795-4405

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Yard Sales

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4043 SEQUOIA DRIVE EDWARDSVILLE (in The Oaks subdivision off Rte. 143 across from the Moose) FRIDAY 5:00PM-8:00PM SATURDAY 8:00AM-11:00AM YARD SALE TONS Of Like-New NAME BRAND Boys & Girls Clothes! Toys! Miscellaneous!!

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Mid State Camper Sales 41 years of loyal service and low prices! Campers, utility trailers, pre-owned golf carts, RV parts & assy’s. Your Jayco dealer is at Rt. 40 E. of Vandalia @Bluff City 618-283-4396 or www.midstatecampersales.com PRICED FOR QUICK SALE 32’ Cobra Monterey Class A Nicely Equipped & Ready—To—Go $8,750 217-246-6350

CARRIER NEEDED! Rt 60— Newspaper carrier needed in the area of S Brown S Buchanan, S Fillmore, E Park, Springer Ave, E Vandalai, E Schwarz. There are approximately 25 papers on this route. The papers need to be delivered by 5:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday and 8:30 a.m. Saturdays. If you are interested in this route, please call the Intelligencer at 6564700 ext. 40.

Furniture

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Alhambra Care Center, Inc. is seeking a P/T Cook & a P/T Dishwasher. Apply at 417 E. Main St., Alhambra, IL 62001. Attention Drivers Looking for short haul regional CDL A drivers in Edwardsville, IL. Great home time Min 2yrs exp & good MVR Call for more information 877-977-4287 Attention Moms and Teachers. Work from home like me. Learn more Call toll free 1-888-766-7855

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Merchandise

2 squares 4-inch doublelap/almond-color VINYL SIDING w/insulation-board, extras. $75.00. 618/792-5880

Open to a challenge. People oriented. No experience necessary. Please fax resume to 618288-6452.

USED aluminum, slider windows, 36”x60” $15.00each. 618-447-2291.

Apts, Duplexes, & Homes Visit our website www.glsrent.com 656-2230

Apts/Duplexes For Rent

Commercial Space For Rent 720

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Collinsville/Maryville-Hwy. 159 Up to 3200 sq. ft., starting at $610/mo. (618) 346-7878 www.osbornproperties.com

Homes For Sale

805

3 Bd 2 Ba 2 car garage, 1600sf totally renovated. 9 Hickory Hill, Glen Carbon. $159,900 Open House Sun. Aug 1st 1-5pm. Call 977-2209 Realtors Welcome

Homes For Sale

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Cross-Town or Cross-Country: EdwardsvilleHomes.com. Home Buyers Relocation Services. Exclusively for buyers! 656-5588, 800-231-5588

1200sf; 1800sf; or 2400sf office/retail space on Troy Road in Montclaire West. Perfect loc., cheap rent/nego 618-530-6138



Homes For Sale

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FSBO: Desirable Grandview! 518 Buena Vista, Edw. 3BR, 1.5BA, Lanai, fin. bsmt., wet bar; new kitchen, Leaf Guard gutters, ext. doors, Pella windows. Perfect condition! 618/656-8503

FSBO: 3BR 2BA ranch, screend in porch, full bsmt, horse barn, OPEN HOUSE SUN. 1-4 p.m. 4.25 acres; end of cul-de-sac. Lakefront ranch: 3 BR, 2.5 BA, AS IS $245,000 (618)288-9757. hrdwd flrs, lots of cherry cabs. 1308 Chancellor Dr., Edw.: near FSBO: 3BR, 2BA Ranch, Edw., schls, park. $189,500 692-0625 off Quercus Grove. Split BR, 3 ac., 3 car att. gar, fin LL, wet bar, Townhome sale / Edwardsville 3 br / 2 bath / 3 flrs/bike path stainless. $289K. 618/558-8204 $99k / Bill/ 678-770-7038

ARE YOU: •Renting •Buying •Selling

Lots For Sale

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NATURAL ELEGANCE Several walkouts. One wooded with springfed pond. E’ville utilities & schools $68,400+ 1+ ac commercial property or unique homesite. 4 to SIU 972-0948.

Real Estate Advertising In The Intelligencer

SUN RIDGE ESTATES 2+ Acre Lots, Edwardsville Call for special prices 618/792-9050 or 618/781-5934

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$425 per month 1 bdrm apt, Maryville 62062 w/s/t incld, public transportation Call 314-565-8502 Edwardsville - Silver Oaks II LUXURY 2 Bedroom w/Garage, Sec Sys, Fitness Center, $830/mo. Immediate Availability (618)830-2613 www.vgpart.com

1 Bdr apt, partially furnished: quiet, prvt., clean & attractive. Stove, frig, washer/dryer, heat, air, water, trash pk-up furnished FREE-to-good-home pup- Lease, deposit $685. 656-9200 pies. Lab/Shepherd mix Ready August 6th. Call Jill 618-401- 2 BR APT: $720, incl. all util.,storage unit in Edw, close to 6772. post office, banks, & shopping. 505-0191 leave msg.

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CARRIER NEEDED!

Food & Produce

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PEACHES, BLACKBERRIES, VEGS GRANDPA’S BERRY FARM 3031 SAND RD., EDW. 618-692-4519

Landlord Tenant Services Credit/Criminal/Eviction Ck www.LTservices.us 618-876-1900

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PREFERRED PARTNERS One 157 Center, Edwardsville, IL. 618-655-1188 PRICE REDUCED

OPEN HOUSE

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Carrier Routes 401

Rt 104— Newspaper carrier needed in the area of Bollinger, Cedar Ln, Fox Trail, Jamie Lynn Dr, Squire Dr, Waterford Ln in Glen Carbon. There are approximately 32 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.40

COTTAGE, one Bedroom: great location near SIUE. NO pets. Available 9/1. $500.00 Call 6926110.

Office Space For Rent

Cute 2BR, 1BA, detchd gar: w/d 4h.p. Evinrude OUTBOARD hkup, much storge, convenient MOTOR: compact-storage dwntwn Edw, near SIUE; $675/ model. Light use. $100.00. mo. +dep. Avail. 9/1. 659-1404 618/792-5880

Princess cut three stone ring. Center diamond is 1/2 carat, sides are 1/4 carat. Paid over $3000.00 asking $1800.00 Will meet at any local jeweler for inspection. 618-699-1080.

Hiring Full Time Business Assistant. Strong work ethic.

2 BR Quail Hollow - Glen Carbon Apt., w/d hk-ups $645. (618) 346-7878 www.osbornproperties.com

2 Bdr, new carpet, CA, refrig & Accepting applications for one stove. Quiet Edw. neighbor- bedroom unit in Edwardsville. hood, yr. lease 618-656-6119, 618-466-8296 or 618-530-6939. 305-849-9256. Available Now- 2 Bdrm town2 BR, 2 BA, 1-car garage, base- homes starting as low as $775 ment: in Edwardsville. & duplexes at Cherry Hills Prop$775/mo., $775 deposit, 1-year erties in E’ville! 618-692-9310 lease. 314-881-9029. Ask about our Crazy Specials Additional specials may apply. 3 BR, Edw.: Cute home, quiet street, lots of shade; CA; micro- Charming 2 Bdrm Apt., downwave; W/D. 413 Sanner Avail town Edw. $980/mo incl. WST. Call 618/530-4766 9/1 $775/mo. 618/210-7966

1960s Vendo Coca-Cola soda machine $350. 314-610-3196.

Local smoke free cleaning company seeking self-motivated hard worker, able to lift 35lbs or more. Seeking long term employment $8.50hr with opportunity advancement available. Call 618-920-0233 or em pristine-cleaning@hotmail.com

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BRASS HEADBOARD FOR FULL-SIZE BED—$40.00 Ceiling fan with light—$15.00 618-447-2291.

Help wanted Office

Houses For Rent

4 BR, 2 BA, Edw.: new updates, carprt, encl. front porch, 2LR, Bed - Queen PillowTop Mattress w/o bsmt, w/d hkup, DW, avail now. $995/mo. 618-307-4876 Set, NEW, in the plastic, $200 (618) 772-2710 Can Deliver 5 room house, quiet Edw. neighborhood. Appliances, W/D, bsmt, gaarge, Yr lease $800/mo Misc. $800/deposit. 618-656-2653

Call center now hiring appointments setters. Must have telephone experience! 618-659-8770 Ext 358

Rapidly expanding Sales Division seeks hard working, motivated individuals with a burning desire to earn Six Figure Income. Training plus benefits. Top 5 candidates will be selected. Please call 618-650-7708.

Apts/Duplexes For Rent

Carrier Routes 401

OPEN HOUSE, SUN., AUG. 1 1 - 3 PM 8405 ROCK RIDGE, EDWARDSVILLE DIRECTIONS: I-55 to 143 go east 1 mile turn left on Staunton Rd. Go 1 block to Stone Cliff manor on Right turn Right on Boulder to Right on Rock Ridge.

FOR 24 HR RECORDED PRICE & INFO CALL JIM REPPELL 888-351-1897 EXT 6002

1 bedroom W/S/T $550/mo. 618-581-5154

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176 MERIDIAN ROAD, GLEN CARBON VERY NICELY MAINTAINED 3 bed/2 bath ranch on 1 acre of wooded land. Edwardsville school district.

FOR 24 HR RECORDED PRICE & INFO CALL JIM REPPELL 888-351-1897 EXT 170

FOR 24 HR RECORDED PRICE & INFO CALL MARY JANE COLLINS 800-690-4652 EXT 1002

DEBBIE BURDGE

1 BDR lofts, CREDIT CHECK. No pets, no smoking $565mth. $565dep; 2 bdrm house $1000dep $900mth. 656-8953. 1 Bedroom Apartment with stove, fridge. Security deposit; $375/month. Maryville, IL. No pets. 618/345-0076.

DUNLAP LAKEFRONT HOME. Numerous updates. MS has access to large screened porch overlooking lake. Walk-out LL. Hurry if you want Dunlap Lake!

618-531-2787 debbieb@remax.net 1202 LINDENWOOD, EDWARDSVILLE LOCATED IN HISTORIC LeCLAIRE! This home features 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms.

FOR 24 HR RECORDED PRICE & INFO CALL DEBBIE BURDGE 800-489-1481 EXT 2000

Ask Me How To Purchase Your Home With A 100% Rural Development Loan.

1 excellent 3BR, 1200 sq.ft. TH: Collinsville, near 157/70; 12 min. to SIUE, FP, DW, W/D, ceiling fans, cable, sound walls, offst. prkng. Sm pets OK, yr. lse. $780/mo. Ask discount pricing! Move in special. Sect. 8 ok 618/345-9610 AM/PM phone. 1 Leclaire efficiency fully furnished, internet, dish, single non-smoking male w/references $570/mo incl utilities 972-0948.

7612 WEST KIRSCH, COLLINSVILLE THIS PROPERTY has 3.4 acres that includes home, barn, outbuilding, and pasture. Located in Triad School District. $160,000 CALL ALICE REINACHER 304-6371

GoshenRealtyGroup.com Search the MLS online for your next home or call Nancy Milton (618) 791-8007

757 BOULEVARD DE CANNES, EDWARDSVILLE LOCATED IN HOLIDAY SHORES! Gorgeous in-ground pool & covered sunroom, this lakeview home offers an open floor plan w/hardwood & ceramic floors. The finished LL includes a 3/4 bath & large family room. Enjoy all of this & a private back yard. Rural Development Qualified.

FOR 24 HR RECORDED PRICE & INFO CALL DEBBIE BURDGE 800-489-1481 EXT 1001

4807 SMITH ACRES LANE, EDWARDSVILLE WOW! 32 Acres & homestead! 60 x 36 Ragland barn w/six double stalls. Fenced paddocks, rolling pasture, private riding trails. Homestead boasts updated kitchen. WO bsmnt. Enjoy the delightful covered porch. $425,000 CALL SUSAN LANDING 779-7777

2 Bdr, refrig & stove, pvt garage, quiet Edwardsville neighborhood, 1 yr lease, 618-656-6119 or 305-849-9256 2 BR apt., across from Edwcourthouse; off-st. parking. w/s/t included; deposit; references required. 217-556-2633. 2 BRs, Glen Cbn., Cottonwood Sub., w/d hk-ups, APTS starting at $625, TH $675, LOFT $695, DUP $750 (618)346-7878 www.osbornproperties.com

211 BURNS FARM BLVD, EDWARDSVILLE TWO STORY ON OVERSIZED LANDSCAPED LOT. Elegant Marble foyer leads to Formal DR. Screened porch overlooking private backyard. New zoned HVAC, alarm system, sprinkler system & upgraded fixtures. $249,500 CALL SUSAN LANDING 618-779-7777

15 ERNST, GLEN CARBON STUNNING BRAZILIAN CHERRY FLOORS in this wonderfully updated home! A true butler’s pantry adjoins the kitchen. Recreation rm & office/exercise rm in LL. Enjoy the beautifully landscaped fenced yard from the spacious deck. $239,900

Call KELLY SIPES 618-979-3901

5 GINGER BEND, GLEN CARBON SPACIOUS brick ranch with 4 bedrooms, 3 BA, & MF laundry. Screened RM overlooks deep yard. Updated kitchen, FR with fireplace. Andersen windows. Huge bsmnt w/ partially finished playroom. $264,900 CALL SUSAN LANDING 618-779-7777

See More Of Our Listings At Our Website: www.YourILHome.com

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Tea Rooms • Desserts • Gift Shops • Gardens • Boutiques • Brighton Jewelry August 5, 2010

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