Dispatches from the Hills: Election Nights

Dispatches from the Hills: Election Nights

By Lynn VenhausBack in my news reporter days in ‘80s, ‘90s and early 2000s, I loved working Election Nights. Pre-computer and smart phone, we would... Details
Sightlines Column: Why Are We Moving Backwards in This Country?

Sightlines Column: Why Are We Moving Backwards in This Country?

By Lynn VenhausSeven minutes. That's how long officer Derek Chauvin had his knee on George Floyd's windpipe, cutting his air off. Three other officers were... Details
Pop du Jour column: Inside Out

Pop du Jour column: Inside Out

By Lynn Venhaus Greetings! This is a people, places and events column about local and national showbiz items that will appear regularly. Feel free to... Details
Bright Lights Column: Walking on Sunshine

Bright Lights Column: Walking on Sunshine

By Lynn Venhaus Managing EditorGreetings! Spring has sprung after a miserable, dreary winter of 24 inches of snow and long stretches of gray days. We... Details
Bright Lights: Accolades Aplenty to Heat Up Winter

Bright Lights: Accolades Aplenty to Heat Up Winter

By Lynn Venhaus Managing Editor THE BIZ IN SHOW: Congratulations to the recipients of this year’s St. Louis Arts Awards, which took place Jan. 21... Details
Bright Lights Column: Breakthrough Time

Bright Lights Column: Breakthrough Time

By Lynn Venhaus Managing Editor You go, girls! Local singer-actors get national attention, and the St. Louis-produced Broadway musical “The Prom” made Thanksgiving Parade television... Details
Bright Lights: Wicked Awesome

Bright Lights: Wicked Awesome

By Lynn Venhaus Managing EditorGREEN DAY: We have been changed for good by the cultural phenomenon “Wicked,” which has broken records in St. Louis and... Details
Bright Lights Column: Shine On, St. Louis

Bright Lights Column: Shine On, St. Louis

By Lynn Venhaus Managing EditorTHAT VOICE: Are you on Team Kennedy yet? If you haven’t heard Kennedy Holmes, 13, from St. Louis in her blind... Details
Bright Lights Column: Give My Regards to Broadway

Bright Lights Column: Give My Regards to Broadway

Local actor-singer lands national tour, Tony-nominated local playwright ready for another Broadway go-round, managing editor Lynn Venhaus back on Broadway (the street) and reflects on... Details
Bright Lights Column: Twinkle Twinkle Little Stars

Bright Lights Column: Twinkle Twinkle Little Stars

By Lynn Venhaus Managing EditorA STAR WAS BORN: It was as if scripted in a movie. You’ve heard of that classic moment in the 1933... Details