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Jen Roberts

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Jen Roberts is a St. Louis-based writer. She writes on a variety of topics including travel, education, and local and global social issues. Jen's work can be found on her website; follow her on Twitter and Instagram.

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Courtesy of the St. Louis Symphony

The festivities will begin on Friday, with 'Fall in Love with Stéphane.' Read more

Music

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Photo by Matt Marcinkowski

Reed's second manuscript will explore such themes as violence and counter-violence, monstrosity, and majesty. Read more

Literature

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Photography by Alise O'Brien

Whereas Justin Maine leans traditional, Michael Wyrock prefers modern design. Read more

Interior Design

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Photography by Whitney Curtis

The new piece premieres January 9 at the Black Rep, thanks to a grant from the National Performance Network, the Rep, and 651 Arts. Read more

Performing Arts

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Photo by Jon Gitchoff

“I’ve been stalking this house my whole life,” says Ronnie Vinton. Read more

Interior Design

Plus, why the film's director immediately knew she had to make this documentary after visiting the school. Read more

Fairs and Festivals

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Courtesy of Brandon Murray

He moved to the city to become a priest. That didn’t work out, but music has been the constant through it all. Read more

Music

Diyar Jamal, bassist, and Lawan Ali, violinist

Courtesy of the St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra

The St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra recruits the area’s best young musicians. This season, it’s also hosting two players far away from home. Read more

Music

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

The organization's Supper Club is just one way in which it's helping local refugees. Read more

News

Tips and tales about finding the perfect fit Read more

Education

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Photo by Ann White

"My generation has grown up with a concept of politics’ being impersonal and not civilized. We have a lot of strong emotions but a lot of hope, too," says John Burroughs School grad William Howlett. Read more

Education

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Courtesy of Forai

What started as a small operation in 2009 has grown into an effective support system for families resettling in St. Louis. Read more

Style

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Photo by Kevin A. Roberts

Triumphing over adversity and finding success in a male dominated field are just two things that each of these five women have in common. Read more

Design

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Courtesy of Peter Manion

"All the tools I would normally use in construction have reemerged in the way I make my work. I’m not a paintbrush painter," says Manion. Read more

Design

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Courtesy of Scott Tjaden

A fastidious librarian, a lucky Illinois law change, and a last-ditch Facebook search facilitated Scott Tjaden's first connection with his birth mom, which took place at a mall food court. Read more

Family

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Photo by Kevin A. Roberts

At home or in the office, man’s and woman’s best friend proves that two are better than one. Read more

Design

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Courtesy QT Luong

“I’ve visited other monuments in America­ and to me, the Arch surpasses them all,” says QT Luong. Read more

Design

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Illustration by Alex Williamson

How area educators are working to bridge the divide Read more

Education

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Photo by Carmen Troesser

Sue Pruchnicki and Tom Peterson are transforming the century-old space into their home and studio. Read more

Design