Editor's Picks - chosen from local events
The Department of Theatre and Dance at Southeast Missouri State University presents Fall for Dance 2013 Thursday, Nov. 21 in Bedell Performance Hall at the River Campus.
Billy Joel plans Madison Square Garden residency
NEW YORK -- Billy Joel will perform once a month at Madison Square Garden -- as long as the fans will have him. The Grammy Award-winning icon announced Tuesday he'll perform a residency at the famed NYC venue every month for as long as New Yorkers demand. He's set to perform sold-out shows Jan. 27, Feb. 3, March 21 and April 28. He will also perform on his 65th birthday, which is May 9. Tickets go on sale Saturday...
Bruce Lee's famous yellow jumpsuit up for auction
HONG KONG -- Bruce Lee fans who covet the original yellow jumpsuit that the martial arts legend wore onscreen will get a chance to bid for it at a Hong Kong auction this week. It's part of a collection of 14 items including clothing and props going on the block Thursday...
Officials: Speed a factor in Paul Walker crash
LOS ANGELES -- Fans of "Fast & Furious" star Paul Walker created a makeshift memorial Sunday at the site where a car in which he was riding crashed, killing the actor and a friend. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department says speed was a factor in the one-car crash in the community of Valencia, about 30 miles northwest of downtown Los Angeles. Deputies found a 2005 red Porsche Carrera GT engulfed in flames when they arrived Saturday afternoon...
Publicist: 'Fast & Furious' star dies in a car crash
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. -- A publicist for actor Paul Walker says the star of the "Fast & Furious" movie series has died in a car crash north of Los Angeles. He was 40. Ame Van Iden says Walker died Saturday afternoon. A statement on Walker's Facebook page said Walker was a passenger in a friend's car, and that the crash happened while he was attending a charity event...
REO, Styx ready to rock Show Me Center
REO Speedwagon and Styx, two of the most successful and durable groups in the history of rock, will deliver a night of their classic hits when they take the stage Thursday at the Show Me Center. REO Speedwagon, which has sold more than 40 million records and has put 13 singles on the Top 40 charts, became popular with concertgoers in the 1970s with the songs "157 Riverside Avenue" "Ridin' the Storm Out" and "Keep Pushin'." The band achieved their greatest success in 1980 with the release of "Hi Infidelity," which spawned the No. ...
Violinist David Halen, the concertmaster of the St. Louis Symphony, will perform at Southeast Missouri State University's Sundays at Three series at 3 p.m. Dec. 8 at the Shuck Music Recital Hall at Southeast's River Campus. Alla Voskoboynikova, an associate teaching professor of music and director of keyboard studies at the University of Missouri-St. ...
Best Bet: Glenn House
The historic Glenn House, 325 S. Spanish St., is being decorated for Christmas and will be open for the start of their annual holiday tours from 1 to 4 p.m. today and Saturday. The halls also will be decked in the Carriage House, at which there will be Christmas cookies, coffee and cider. ...
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