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April 2012

Illustration by Edward Kinsella III

The Best St. Louis Gospel Musicians of All Time

Willa Mae Ford Smith, the Lesters, and More more »

Jun 1, 2012 2:54 PM

Illustration by Edward Kinsella III

The Best St. Louis Jazz Musicians of All Time

Miles Davis, Charles Creath, and more more »

Jun 1, 2012 2:54 PM

Illustration by Edward Kinsella III

The Best St. Louis Twang Musicians of All Time

Uncle Tupelo, The Bottle Rockets and more more »

Jun 1, 2012 2:54 PM

Illustration by Edward Kinsella III

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

Nelly, Sylk Smoov, and more more »

Jun 1, 2012 2:54 PM

Illustration by Edward Kinsella III

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

Ike and Tina Turner, Chuck Berry and more more »

Jun 1, 2012 2:54 PM

Illustration by Edward Kinsella III

The Best St. Louis Classical Musicians of All Time

David Halen, David Robertson, and more more »

Jun 1, 2012 2:54 PM

Illustration by Edward Kinsella III

The Best St. Louis Blues Musicians of All Time

Albert King, Little Milton and more more »

Jun 1, 2012 2:54 PM

Illustration by Edward Kinsella III

The Best St. Louis Ragtime Musicians of All Time

Scott Joplin, Louis "Bird Face" Chauvin, and more more »

Jun 1, 2012 2:54 PM

Photograph by Kevin A. Roberts

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

Chuck Berry was born and raised in St. Louis, and he’s always lived in the area. The city could never contain him—or his myriad musical accomplishments. Yet he is perhaps more a part of his hometow... more »

Jun 1, 2012 2:54 PM

The Best St. Louis Musicians of All Time

From ragtime to rock 'n' roll, these artists shaped music in St. Louis—and everywhere else too. more »

Jun 1, 2012 2:54 PM

The 50 Best Music Venues in St. Louis

Fifty places to hear live, local music in the metro area more »

Jun 1, 2012 2:54 PM

Photograph by Brandan Schulze

Angie Johnson Goes From Iraq to YouTube to The Voice

Johnson sounds off more »

May 31, 2012 2:54 PM

Photographs by F.G.O. Stuart/Wikimedia Commons

Titanic Buff John Joslyn on the Disaster's Centennial

What floats his boat more »

May 31, 2012 2:54 PM

Photograph from the Arthur Witman Collection, courtesy of the State Historical Society of Missouri Research Center–St. Louis.

St. Louis Flashback 1941: New Frequencies

You can see through the window that this room’s on an upper story. You can see it’s a grassy month—that is to say, it isn’t winter. This doesn’t seem to be a church or school; there’s a wrestling h... more »

May 31, 2012 2:51 PM History

Pierre Bonnard, Still Life with Ham, 1940, copyright 2012 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/ADAGP, Paris, Photograph by Robert Pettus

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

Sibony turns the Pulitzer into a metaphorical house using Picassos, Matisses, and Pre-Columbian tribal posts. more »

May 31, 2012 2:50 PM

Photograph by Kevin A. Roberts

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

Gladen is known for her Carmen—she's wowed audiences in Berlin, San Francisco, and Los Angeles. This month, she comes home to sing those famous arias. more »

May 31, 2012 2:49 PM

Photograph by Kevin A. Roberts

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

Stray Dog Theatre: Angels in America Part One: Millennium Approaches : April 12–14, April 26–28 & May 10–12 Part Two: Perestroika : April 19–21, May 3–5 & May 17–19 7:30 p.m. Thu–Sat Single ti... more »

May 31, 2012 2:48 PM

Photograph by Kevin A. Roberts

A Conversation with Rosa Gabriele

Mama Rosa more »

May 31, 2012 2:46 PM

Photograph by Kevin A. Roberts

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

For more than three decades, Hamilton has worked tirelessly to preserve St. Louis County's historic architecture. What happens if Parks and Rec can't preserve his position? more »

May 31, 2012 2:45 PM

Photograph by Kevin A. Roberts

Opal Henderson's Treasure

Henderson spent 61 years making a living from other people's junk. Then the city blighted her property because it was too junky. She won more than $1 million in court—but she's yet to see a penny, and the junkyard sits empty. more »

May 31, 2012 2:41 PM