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Look-Listen February 2013

Talking to Heather Buckley-wilson of B.E.L.L.A. About This Weekend's Gina Gala

Gina Gala takes place this Saturday, March 2 at 2720 Cherokee. Dubbed “a celebration of women in the arts,” various artistic disciplines will be represented, though the musical portion of the eve... more »

Feb 28, 2013 12:09 PM Arts

Missing Geometries: The Last Gasometer, RIP

As noted by Michael Allen of Preservation Research Office, Laclede Gas has by now removed the city’s last gasometer . Allen, a passionate civic preservationist and historian, mourned the loss... more »

Feb 20, 2013 10:00 AM Arts

The Bars of Sutton Boulevard

We’re all dreamers, in our own special ways. To my mind, no trip into St. Louis County goes without some musing about our region’s multi-layers of districting: fire districts, police districts, sch... more »

Feb 19, 2013 10:28 AM Travel

Fat Tuesday: Walkin' Down Washington with the Mystic Knights

A few weeks back, we noted the extensive preparation taken by the Mystic Knights of the Purple Haze to win the best float category of the Soulard Mardi Gras; that kind of inspired work’s pretty muc... more »

Feb 13, 2013 10:07 AM Arts

Eric "Prospect" Davis, Basil Kincaid, Damon "LooseScrewz" Davis and Robert Powell. Below:Kincaid's layered painting of St. Louis buildings on discarded wood; and his mixed media piece about seeing the city multiple ways, represented by the multiple eyes of the figures. Photography by Britany Ruess.

Artists of Multimedia "Reclamation Project" at Portfolio Gallery Seek to See St. Louis Anew

As driftwood brushed up on the California ocean shore, Robert Powell grabbed the wood with purpose. In 1973, Powell was stationed in California with the military, and would create art from the drif... more »

Feb 8, 2013 2:35 PM Arts

Slideshow: The Magic Door

At some point in time, the Journalism Gods decided that you couldn’t just be a writer. Instead, you had to transform into a content producer, someone capable of adding (still and moving) images and... more »

Feb 5, 2013 8:43 AM Arts