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July 2011

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

He's widely held to be the best baritone saxophone player in the world. And at 70, there's only one direction he wants to go: forward. more

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Photograph by Kevin A. Roberts

1722 Clarkson Chesterfield 636-530-9505 veritasgateway.com Average Main Course: $20 Reservations: Not the worst idea Dress: The Summer Gala’s in The Hamptons this month. Look like you attended. The... more

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Marshall Faulk was toasted and roasted by some of his closest friends and former teammates at Lumiere Theatre. The roasters and toasters included Dick Vermeil, Michael Irvin, D'Marco Farr, and Rich Eisen. The roast will be aired on FSN starting July 21st at 7pm. more

The City of Maplewood hosted its 6th annual Let Them Eat Art, a self-guided tour of enchantment and excitement through Historic Downtown Maplewood's shops and restaurants. more

Local nonprofit CHADS Coalition for Mental Health teamed with the St. Louis Aces professional tennis team this year to host the first ever “A Match for Mental Health” tennis event at the Dwight Davis Tennis Center, Forest Park to raise awareness of adolescent depression and suicide. more

The SLM Street Team was on the scene at the VP Parade to kick-off the Fair St. Louis celebration. more

Guests had a fun evening of networking, cocktails, hors d'ouevres and a designer purse and shoe raffle at the sixth-annual Purses for Pooches and Pals. more

Guests looking to attend some of the hottest events in town gathered at the Interior Design Center of St. Louis to purchase reservations for a variety of themed parties that benefitted the STL Symphony. more

Mayor Slay attended the Dual Path Ribbon cutting event and private donor luncheon at the Forest Park Visitor Center. He presented a Proclamation, proclaiming it Forest Park Forever Day in the City of St. Louis on June 24. more

The American Cancer Society honored their 2011 Corporate Heros with a private dinner at Maggiano's. more

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Photograph by Kevin A. Roberts

The St. Louis County burg attracts three additions. more

Turandot is stunning. It’s an unrelenting, fast-moving piece and an excellent example of the power behind the human voice. It exhibits compelling, dynamic characters and is as sweet as it is violent. Although at its surface it seems like a story of unwavering love, its themes of marriage, class, and loyalty cannot be denied. more

Watch a video of jazz legend Hamiet Bluiett more

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Photograph by Kevin A. Roberts

More on the new breakfast-and-lunch spot more

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Illustration by Scott Pollack

Peruse more excerpts from baseball player Matt Kramer's diary. more

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Photograph by Kevin A. Roberts

Learn more about what it's like to be a Guardian Angel, a crime-patrolling citizen more

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Illustration By Jason Crosby

How to talk the talk more

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Photograph by Kevin A. Roberts

Compiling a list that recognizes the top of the town is never easy—and never-ending. Year-round, we look for the region’s must-try things: a memorable main course, designer shoes at a discount, that u... more

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Photograph by Kevin A. Roberts

Read an extended Q&A more

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Photograph By Kevin A. Roberts

A s a college student in the late ’70s, Deborah Mashibini protested apartheid in front of the U.N. Then she went to South Africa. In Cape Town, she saw a production of Athol Fugard’s A Lesson From Al... more