Heroes, theater and suspensions of disbelief

Heroes, theater and suspensions of disbelief

Ten brave men board four wooden skiffs for a pioneering journey across the vast, uncharted American West. Except that sites they discover are well known to countless generations of native peoples. And the rivers they float are theatrical sets. And the men on the boats are not men.
‘Multiplied: Edition MAT and the Transformable Work of Art’

‘Multiplied: Edition MAT and the Transformable Work of Art’

In the late 1950s and early 1960s, Daniel Spoerri recruited dozens of leading artists to create and edition nearly 50 transformable, participatory artworks as multiples — a term Spoerri helped to coin. This spring, the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum will present “Multiplied: Edition MAT and the Transformable Work of Art,” the first major U.S. exhibition to survey the entirety of Spoerri’s pioneering project.
‘She gets to be who she is’

‘She gets to be who she is’

With her pink suits, chippy chihuahua and Greek chorus of sorority sisters, Elle Woods seems to have it all. But when her well-bred boyfriend, Warner Huntington III, leaves UCLA for Harvard Law, Elle’s dreams for the future come crashing down. So begins “Legally Blonde,” a musical adaptation of the 2001 film, which explores themes of personal identity, social expectations and what it means to be authentic.
Art, poetry and ‘Momentum’

Art, poetry and ‘Momentum’

Learn about how poet Paul Tran and more than a dozen artists, illustrators and designers are preparing for the inauguration of Andrew D. Martin as 15th chancellor of Washington University in St. Louis.
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