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Located at the University of Missouri St. Louis and designed by famous architect I.M. Pei, Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center draws not only the college crowd but also those looking for culture, laughs, music and "edu-tainment." The center has a long line-up of great performances from opera to comedy, so check their website for the event calendar and special promotions.
The Verizon Wireless Amphitheater is one of St. Louis' most popular concert venues from May-October, as it is St. Louis' only outdoor concert venue. The amphitheater is located in Maryland Heights in the center of St. Louis County. It hosts a wide variety of shows, in styles ranging from rock and metal to R&B and oldies. The sound system is superior to other concert venues usually designed for sporting events. The sound comes through clear and beautiful, whether you are sitting in the front row or in the lawn seats.
Members of the United Hockey League, this professional hockey team plays fun filled and exciting hockey games in the St. Charles Family Arena during their season that begins in October.
Harrah's Casino is home to two gaming centers: Player's Island Casino and the Mardi Gras Casino. These casinos have more or less the same games, but their hours are different. Try your luck at slot machines, blackjack and baccarat tables. If gaming does not suit you, you can enjoy Harrah's three bars, a buffet restaurant, a steakhouse and an entertainment center.
Hollywood Casino Perryville is the perfect place if you love gambling. Village People, Cash Wizard and other such games further add to the fun; the latest games are always available at this casino. Check website for details.
This 130,000 square foot Las Vegas style casino features over 3,000 slot and video poker machines, 95 table games, a live poker room, seven restaurants, and a wide variety of entertainment.
Voted one of the Top-10 comedy clubs in the nation by USA Today, this branch of the Funny Bone Comedy Club was established in 1981 and is the first of the club's many locations throughout the states. The featured acts will have guests rolling with laughter and feeling proud to be a part of a club that donates part of its profits to charity. The seating capacity is 300 and guests must be 18 to enter. The walls are adorned with pictures of famous comedians. While no meals are served, customers will find a tasty appetizer or two. In addition to the selection of hot wings, chicken fingers, nachos and an awesome mini burrito, guests will find a selection of mixed drinks, beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages.
Housed inside the J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts, The Emerson Black Box Theater is a small theater that can seat about 150 to 250 people during a performance. Built with the idea of promoting more interaction among the stage artists and audience, the theater is ideal for experimental theatricals as well as concerts. Watching a performance at The Emerson Black Box Theater is like etching a fine memory. To know more about the place, check the website.
Located in the city of St. Charles and opened in 2008 on the campus of the Lindenwood University, the J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts is a sprawling venue that holds within it 3 sub-venues namely the Bezemes Family Theater, the Emerson Black Box Theater and the Boyle Family Gallery. The spaces are often used for media students and by those who desire to hire it for cultural or private events. Check the website for a list of upcoming events.
Conveniently located in Saint Charles County, the Family Arena is the venue for sports, music, comedy shows, concerts and even the circus. The arena is a huge venue for big-name acts from Weezer to LeAnn Rimes. The aim of Family Arena is to provide events and performances that will be appropriate and affordable for the entire family.
The 560 Music Center, located in the University City Loop, has been a host to the arts in St. Louis since 1930. Currently, the 560 Music Center is the home of Washington University’s Department of Music. The location is not only a hub for incredible performances, exciting musical acts, and art exhibits, but it is also a space for art lovers to gather and network. Private organizations can rent the space for events and the beautiful ballroom can be used for parties. Check the website for community events, classes, or to plan a visit.
Offering everything from live dance showcases, concerts, visual art exhibits, and programs for children, COCA brings the contemporary arts in a big way. Everything is at the public's reach, with dance, theater, and art classes open to anyone with a little extra time and a knack for all things creative. After school programs are available for those who want to cultivate artistic expression. Throughout the year, COCA's performance companies can be found all over St. Louis and the rest of the U.S. Check for upcoming shows and take a class or two.