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April 2012

The Best St. Louis Gospel Musicians of All Time

The Best St. Louis Gospel Musicians of All Time

The Best St. Louis Jazz Musicians of All Time

The Best St. Louis Jazz Musicians of All Time

The Best St. Louis Twang Musicians of All Time

The Best St. Louis Twang Musicians of All Time

The Best St. Louis Rock & Pop Musicians of All Time

The Best St. Louis Rock & Pop Musicians of All Time

The Best St. Louis Hip-Hop Musicians of All Time

The Best St. Louis Hip-Hop Musicians of All Time

The Best St. Louis Classical Musicians of All Time

The Best St. Louis Classical Musicians of All Time

The Best St. Louis Blues Musicians of All Time

The Best St. Louis Blues Musicians of All Time

The Best St. Louis Ragtime Musicians of All Time

The Best St. Louis Ragtime Musicians of All Time

Hail! Hail! Rock 'N' Roll—And Chuck Berry, Too

Hail! Hail! Rock 'N' Roll—And Chuck Berry, Too

The Best St. Louis Musicians of All Time

The Best St. Louis Musicians of All Time

The 50 Best Music Venues in St. Louis

The 50 Best Music Venues in St. Louis

Titanic Buff John Joslyn on the Disaster's Centennial

Titanic Buff John Joslyn on the Disaster's Centennial

Angie Johnson Goes From Iraq to YouTube to The Voice

Angie Johnson Goes From Iraq to YouTube to The Voice

St. Louis Flashback 1941: New Frequencies

St. Louis Flashback 1941: New Frequencies

New York Sculptor Gedi Sibony Taks Over the Pulitzer with "In the Still Epiphany"

New York Sculptor Gedi Sibony Taks Over the Pulitzer with "In the Still Epiphany"

St. Louis Native and Rising Opera Diva Kendall Gladen Returns to St. Louis

St. Louis Native and Rising Opera Diva Kendall Gladen Returns to St. Louis

Stray Dog Theatre's Angels in America at Tower Grove Abbey

Stray Dog Theatre's Angels in America at Tower Grove Abbey

A Conversation with Rosa Gabriele

A Conversation with Rosa Gabriele

Esley Hamilton Works to Preserve St. Louis County's Historic Architecture and His Job

Esley Hamilton Works to Preserve St. Louis County's Historic Architecture and His Job

Opal Henderson's Treasure

Opal Henderson's Treasure

Why Napa Cabernet's 2008 Vintage is Worth Another Look

Why Napa Cabernet's 2008 Vintage is Worth Another Look

Meatloaf, Stroganoff and a Chef With a Pepper Mill at Mathew's Kitchen

Meatloaf, Stroganoff and a Chef With a Pepper Mill at Mathew's Kitchen

Review: The Crossing

Review: The Crossing

American Jewish Committee’s John D. Levy Human Relations Award Dinner, April 18

American Jewish Committee’s John D. Levy Human Relations Award Dinner, April 18

Guests gathered to honor philanthropist Rex A. Sinquefield at The Chase Park Plaza’s Starlight Room. The American Jewish Committee is an international organization that promotes human rights and strengthens Jewish life.

Ye Olde A Tasteful Affaire 24, April 15

Ye Olde A Tasteful Affaire 24, April 15

Food Outreach’s signature spring fundraiser A Tasteful Affair at Chase Park Plaza, Khorassan Ballroom featured hundreds of auction items, samples from St. Louis’ top culinary groups and a VIP experience.

Illumination Gala, April 14

Illumination Gala, April 14

Award-winning vocalist and actress Minnie Driver performed at The Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital’s annual illumination gala benefiting the Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine.

Craft Alliance’s ARTrageous Baubles Ball, April 13

Craft Alliance’s ARTrageous Baubles Ball, April 13

Craft Alliance’s (CA) ARTrageous Baubles Ball sparkled with excitement at The Palladium! The jewelry-themed event featured designs by national and local designers with the guest of honor, Valerie Steele.

100 Greatest Musicians in St. Louis Launch Party, April 12

100 Greatest Musicians in St. Louis Launch Party, April 12

Toes were tapping to the soulful sounds of Marquise Knox in the Duck Room at Blueberry Hill while guests enjoyed samples of Draftmark Tap System and celebrated the April issue of St. Louis Magazine with a special appearance by legend Chuck Berry.

Table Tops Annual Spring Event, April 12

Table Tops Annual Spring Event, April 12

More than 700 guests joined Friends of St. Louis Children’s Hospital for a luncheon at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel with stunning tabletop designs, boutique shopping, and a special performance by Erin Bode. All proceeds help send kids to Camp Rhythm.

Cocktails at Tiffany, April 11

Cocktails at Tiffany, April 11

The Women's Society of Washington University and Tiffany & Co in Plaza Frontenac partnered for this event, which encouraged participants to dress like Holly Golightly. Guests also enjoyed blue martinis, a photo booth, appetizers, and purchased Mystery Blue Boxes with an item from Tiffany's inside. All proceeds went to the Elizabeth Gray Danforth Scholarship Fund.

Choose Your Shoes 2, April 11

Choose Your Shoes 2, April 11

It was a girl's night out at Choose Your Shoes 2 at Hilton St. Louis Frontenac with music, hors d'oeuvres and dessert buffet, foot massages and shoes! This fun event benefitted The Breast HealthCare Center at Missouri Baptist Medical Center.

Rooftop Rally, April 5

Rooftop Rally, April 5

Guests joined SLM and Three Sixty to officially open Three Sixty's sleek rooftop bar and kick-off the Cardinals baseball season in style.

JDRF's Bring on the Cure, April 2

JDRF's Bring on the Cure, April 2

JDRF hosted Bring on the Cure! a musical cabaret featuring St. Louis area's own Taylor Louderman and cast members from The National Touring Company of Bring It On the Musical at The Sheldon Concert Hall.

Chasing the Dragon: The Heroin Epidemic Hits St. Louis

Chasing the Dragon: The Heroin Epidemic Hits St. Louis

A Charming Career: Jewelry Designer Daria de Koning

A Charming Career: Jewelry Designer Daria de Koning

Hope and Healing Gala and Auction, March 24

Hope and Healing Gala and Auction, March 24

The Center for Survivors of Torture and War Trauma celebrated 10 years of helping torture and war trauma survivors at its 10th Anniversary Gala at St. Francis Xavier College Church.

And the Beat Goes On

And the Beat Goes On

Leaf Me Alone! Plants Are More Sensitive Than We Realize

Leaf Me Alone! Plants Are More Sensitive Than We Realize

Social Capital: St. Louis Transplants

Social Capital: St. Louis Transplants

Top Dentists 2012

Top Dentists 2012

From the Front Lines of St. Louis Traffic Court

From the Front Lines of St. Louis Traffic Court

Poppy Fields Forever: The Dark History of Heroin

Things We Love: Rain Gear for April Showers

Things We Love: Rain Gear for April Showers

St. Louis Music: Essential Recordings

Smartly Dressed: Valerie Steele, One of the Fashion World's Top Intellectuals, Comes to St. Louis

Smartly Dressed: Valerie Steele, One of the Fashion World's Top Intellectuals, Comes to St. Louis

Editor's Note: The Roots of Rock

Editor's Note: The Roots of Rock

A Lesson on Vegetable Fondue

What it's Like to Rescue the Rally Squirrel

What it's Like to Rescue the Rally Squirrel

Kitchen Q&A: Jenny Cleveland and Eric Heath, of Cleveland-Heath

Kitchen Q&A: Jenny Cleveland and Eric Heath, of Cleveland-Heath

Table of Contents (April 2012)

First Look: Crushed Red

First Look: Crushed Red

In the Hot Seat: Mike Matheny

In the Hot Seat: Mike Matheny