Monday, March 4, 2013
The awards will take place March 18.
When the inaugural St. Louis Circle Awards kicks off March 18, it will open at the Florissant Civic Center Theater, according to a news release. The organized moved the awards, which will celebrate theater achievements throughout 2012 in professional theater and as recognized by St. Louis Theater Circle, from the Gaslight Theater and changed the date. Mark Bretz, a spokesman for the event, said that the move was to be able to better accommodate the audience size. St. Louis Theater Circle is an organization composed of area theater reviewers. “We are delighted that Mayor Thomas Schneider and the City of Florissant have made the Florissant Civic Center Theatre available for this inaugural event,” Judith Newmark, theater critic for the St. …
Thursday, October 4, 2012
The month of September has four shows for guests to see.
October stays busy at the Florissant Civic Center Theater. We've got the lineup for upcoming shows and entertainment happening at the theater. The public can get information about tickets or reservations by calling, 314-921-5678. The Drowsy Chaperone Oct. 5, 8 p.m.; Oct. 6, 8 p.m.; Oct. 7, 2 p.m. Tickets: Adults-$18; Children-$10 Description: This 2006 Tony Award winner for best score comes to town ready to touch your funny bone and musical bones. A musical theater fan plays his favorite album on his turntable and the musical comes to real life. Letters Home Oct. 13, 8 p.m. Tickets: Adults-$27; Seniors/Students-$25 Description: Presented by Griffin Theatre Company, the ensemble puts on a play that showcases the emotion and experiences of …
Monday, September 3, 2012
The month of September has three shows, including a pageant, for guests to see.
As the month of August closes out, September looks busy at the Florissant Civic Center Theater. We've got the lineup for upcoming shows and entertainment happening at the theater. The public can get information about tickets or reservations by calling, 314-921-5678 Miss Metro St. Louis/Miss River City Pageant Date/Times: Sept. 8, 3 p.m. (Miss River City), 7:30 p.m. (Miss Metro St. Louis) Tickets: $10 Description: The Miss Metro St. Louis Pageant and Miss River City Pageant are each a part of Miss Missouri Scholarship pageant. The winner from each one will move on and participate in the statewide pageant. River City Ramblers Date/Time: Sept. 30, 2 p.m. Tickets: Adults-$27; Seniors/Students-$25 Description: The River City Ramblers return to…
Saturday, May 26, 2012
The grants will aid arts and cultural organizations and programs in the St. Louis area.
The Regional Arts Commission (RAC), the area’s largest annual funder of the arts dedicated to the cultivation, promotion and fostering of cultural programming in the St. Louis region, has awarded 186 grants totaling more than $2.9 million to support nonprofit arts and cultural organizations, consortiums, and programs in the St. Louis area. Since it was created in 1985, RAC has awarded more than 5,800 grants totaling more than $76 million. “I’m delighted that the amount we awarded in grants has increased by 6.7 percent from last year,” said Jill McGuire, executive director of RAC. “We look forward to a robust future for arts and culture in St. Louis.” Each grant request is carefully reviewed and discussed in an open, public forum by citizen…
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
The organization's president, Sue Felling, talks about the group's efforts to train volunteers and its partnership with Florissant Civic Center.
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Tuesday, March 20, 2012
The Junior League of St. Louis (JLSL) will host a member recruitment event from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Molly Darcy's in Clayton. The group is an "organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers," a news release states. Patch asked JLSL President Sue Felling to talk a bit about the organization's initiatives, its role in the lives of women and the upcoming get-together in Clayton. What are some of the Junior League's major initiatives in St. Louis? Currently, we have a program called Developing Strong Women. In partnership with the Herbert Hoover Boys and Girls Club, we are staging a one-day event where…
Wednesday, September 14, 2011
The Florissant Civic Center Theatre hosts a variety of productions this fall season, including family-friendly shows, tributes to music legends and a Christmas classic.
Fall is in the air, and the Florissant Civic Center Theatre is gearing up for another season of engaging productions. Florissant audiences can expect to laugh, dance, sing along and maybe even cry during the fall season's shows. Those craving variety won’t be disappointed. Some of the hottest shows of the season will be Night and Days With Kevin Spirtas, the Lena Horne Project and Blues Brothers Revue. While audiences might be more familiar with the Blues Brothers or Lena Horne, there are a few lesser-known shows that may be a surprise success. Two potential smash hits are I’m Not Rappaport by the Hawthorne Players, in the Applause/Applause Series as well as Calmus Vocal Ensemble Christmas A Cappella. “Both shows promise to be interesting …
Thursday, July 14, 2011
Nine women strutted, danced and sang on the Florissant Civic Center stage on Sunday.
Seven judges had a hard choice on Sunday afternoon in deciding which woman should become the next Ms. Missouri Senior America. Nine women sang, danced and performed magic for the opportunity to represent Missouri as an ambassador for the next year. The Missouri Cameo Club, which hosts the pageant, also got in on the act with a number of performances from its members. Florissant Patch takes a look back on the pageant.