Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Rankin's star was unveiled Monday in front of Pi in the Delmar Loop.
Judy Rankin, a pioneer in women's golf, received her star on the St. Louis Walk of Fame Monday. St. Louis-born golf prodigy Judy Torluemke Rankin began playing at age 6 and honed her skills at the golf course in Forest Park. "The best swing I ever had, I was seven years old," she said. She told the crowd Monday that going to the indoor driving range at Chase Park Plaza was something her father could do with her while her mother was ill. "My dad was a big Ben Hogan fan," she said. "He thought playing golf would make my life better." See a full photo gallery on University City Patch's Facebook page. She played with Stan Musial when she was 11 and noted how nice he was to her every time they met. "I'm so sorry that St. Louis lost him," she …
Sunday, April 28, 2013
Rankin was the first LPGA member to top $100,000 in earnings. The St. Louis native will receive her star Monday.
Judy Rankin, a pioneer in women's golf, will get her star on the St. Louis Walk of Fame Monday. The ceremony will be held at 11:30 a.m. across from the Moonrise Hotel at 6146 Delmar. Rankin will attend the ceremony. St. Louis-born golf prodigy Judy Torluemke began playing at age 6 and honed her skills at the golf course in Forest Park. Rankin was described as one of the best prospects in a 1961 Sports Illustrated cover article, she turned pro in 1962 and won her first tour event in 1968, according to a press release. She was the the first LPGA player to top $100,000 in winnings for a season and she was named LPGA Player of the Year in 1976 and 1977. After retiring in 1983 with 26 tour victories, Rankin became a television commentator …
Saturday, April 27, 2013
Find movie reviews and movie times for theaters in and around University City.
Are you a movie buff or fanatic? Or maybe you just enjoy the occasional dinner and a movie date? Either way, Patch would be thrilled to have you on board as a movie blogger! It's free, quick and easy to do so! All you have to do is shoot a quick email to Brian Feldt at email@example.com. Mud Patch Blogger Mark Glass: *** Welcome back to the bayous, y’all. After last year’s sleeper sensation, Beasts of the Southern Wild, we get another soggy setting for a lesser, but still worthy, coming-of-age drama that’s more about specific characters than a subculture. Here, a couple of teen boys, Ellis and "Neckbone" (one of the coolest nicknames in movie history) find a guy (Matthew McConaughey) hiding on an island in the sleepy backwaters near their …
Friday, April 26, 2013
Lots of activities this weekend in University City and the Delmar Loop in particular.
It's a busy weekend in University City, full of fun activities. Here are some ideas for the weekend of April 26-28. Friday, April 26 Saturday, April 27 Sunday, April 28 What are you doing this weekend?
Dana Holland and Casey Shiller made their debut on the reality TV show in 2011.
Jilly's Cupcake Bar is hosting a viewing party on May 5 to celebrate the return of Casey Shiller and Dana Holland to the reality TV competition "Cupcake Wars," according to St. Louis Post-Dispatch. The pair first appeared on the show in 2011. Shiller told St. Louis Magazine that for the second go-around, which was filmed in Miami in February, they had several recipes ready to modify for the secret ingredient challenge. A new product will be coming to the store after the May 5 debut, owner Jill Segal told the magazine. See more on Jilly's: Do you think the team can win "Cupcake Wars" this time? Tell us in the comments.
A look at what's playing this week at University City's independent theatre.
Welcome to Times at the Tivoli, a weekly look at what's playing at U City's independent theater. Each week we will look at what is playing at the Tivoli Theatre. Playing the week of April 26 to May 2 are: *Times provided by Moviefone.
Friday, April 19, 2013
Find movie reviews and movie times for theaters in the University City and St. Louis area.
Are you a movie buff or fanatic? Or maybe you just enjoy the occasional dinner and a movie date? Either way, Patch would be thrilled to have you on board as a movie blogger! It's free, quick and easy to do so! All you have to do is shoot a quick email to Brian Feldt at firstname.lastname@example.org. Oblivion Mark Glass, Patch blogger: "**½ - As post-Apocalyptic sci-fi adventures go, this one’s a solid bet, and a near-miss to something special. The complicated plot serves up a number of surprises for Cruise, leading to plenty of stunning action sequences, as the fight for survival of our species rages on many fronts." Full movie review of Oblivion. - - - - - To The Wonder Mark Glass, Patch blogger: "* - If you enjoy those perfume commercials with …
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Lisa Harper Chang will run the Community Arts Training Institute.
Lisa Harper Chang has been named Education Programs Manager at the Regional Arts Commission, according to a press release from RAC. Harper Chang's new role will include running the Community Arts Training (CAT) Institute, an "intensive cross-sector training of artists and community activists." She earned her B.A. from Rice University in Computational and Applied Mathematics and her M.S.W. from the Brown School of Social Work at Washington University. Harper Chang is an adjunct lecturer at the George Warren Brown School of Social Work and formerly served as Community Projects Director/Manager of Community Engagement at the Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts. See our previous coverage of the RAC:
Saturday, April 13, 2013
Patch blogger Mark Glass reviews the latest movies to hit the big screen, including '42' and 'Jurassic Park 3D!' You can also use our Moviefone widget to check out movie times near you.
Are you a movie fan? Patch would be thrilled to have you on board as a movie blogger! It's free, quick and easy to do so! All you have to do is shoot a quick email to Brian Feldt at email@example.com. 42 "One of the all-time great sports movies — primarily because it's one of the all-time great sports stories." Steve Persall, Tampa Bay Times. "42 is competent, occasionally rousing and historically respectful — but it rarely rises above standard, old-fashioned biography fare. It’s a mostly unexceptional film about an exceptional man." Richard Roeper, Chicago Sun-Times. Do you plan on seeing this movie? Leave a review of the film with a comment below after you do. - - - - - Scary Movie 5 No reviews are available yet for this film. Do you …
Friday, April 12, 2013
The unveiling ceremony for the Washington University professor's star was held Thursday.
It's not often you hear someone celebrating failure—especially when an honorific is being awarded—but Washington University Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton did just that Thursday. Wrighton told the crowd gathered outside the Eclipse Restauarant Thursday to see Wash U Professor Gerald L. Early receive his star on the St. Louis Walk of Fame that Wrighton had failed years earlier. He had failed to woo Early from Wash U to MIT when Wrighton was there. Little did he know he would later have the opportunity to work with Early in St. Louis. Early, a well-known essayist and culture critic and the Merle Kling Professor of Modern Letters at Washington University in St. Louis, told the crowd he was grateful for his family and the influence they provided …