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Kim Aubuchon

Kid-Friendly or Kid-Free Wedding? We asked two local planners for their take. more

Dec 19, 2014 9:03 AM Weddings

Eddie Izzard

Photograph by Amanda Searle

Most people don’t think of world history as something to sit and laugh about, but throw in unexpected references to current events, a few impressions, and a little bit of chaos, and you’ve stumbled into one of Eddie Izzard’s side-splitting bits. more

Jun 16, 2014 12:00 PM Theater

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Illustration by Sarah Ferone

How to weather the storm—and still get wed. more

May 16, 2014 12:58 PM

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Photography by Kim Aubuchon

Flight delays are typically a bad thing, but no one seemed to mind as our small group of passengers waited for the Blue Angels to finish practicing. The elite Navy planes tore through the sky in st... more

May 2, 2014 8:22 AM News

When William “Count” Basie formed his jazz orchestra in 1935, he probably never dreamed that nearly 80 years later, the orchestra would still be going strong. This Saturday, exactly 30 years after ... more

Apr 26, 2014 12:00 AM Music

Grammy Award-winner Arturo Sandoval has come a long way from his small village on the outskirts of Havana, Cuba. Currently living in Los Angeles, California, Sandoval is constantly making music. ... more

Apr 25, 2014 11:30 AM Music

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Courtesy of Carl Fischer

Not many people who go to major concerts give a lot of thought to the “backing band,” but take a moment to consider the show without them. Unless the artist is putting on an acoustic set, the music... more

Apr 9, 2014 4:06 PM Music

Everyone knows the standard rock and roll set up: drums, bass, a couple of guitars, or maybe a guitar and a keyboard. The Crash Kings have successfully fought that model since 2006. The trio create... more

Apr 4, 2014 12:00 PM Music

St. Louis is a great place to raise kids—but when they have asthma, it can be a nightmare. more

Mar 21, 2014 12:30 PM Family

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Courtesy of the Christopher Gustave Memorial and Exhibit Facebook Event Page

On March 8, the Mad Art Gallery will host a memorial exhibit from 7 to 11 p.m., honoring the life of artist Christopher Gustave, who died suddenly in January and left behind an eight-year-old daugh... more

Mar 5, 2014 4:37 PM Visual Arts

Local health and weight-loss strategist Johnny King has dedicated his life to helping women regain control of their weight and, ultimately, their lives. Through a combination of programs including ... more

Jan 17, 2014 11:54 AM Health

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Jan 16, 2014 12:31 PM

When asked to picture the composer of a work played by the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra (SLSO), most people will imagine Beethoven or Bach in his white wig. Whoever comes to mind, it’s certainly ... more

Jan 10, 2014 11:08 AM Music

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West Side Story Company. © Carol Rosegg 2012

This weekend, the stage at the Fabulous Fox Theatre will feature one of the most iconic love stories in the musical theater canon.  Four performances of Arthur Laurents’ West Side Story will take... more

Jan 3, 2014 8:51 AM Theater

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Photography Courtesy of Lorraine Olle

St. Louis’ history includes some remarkable weddings, with aristocrats, soldiers, and beer barons in the mix. more

Dec 20, 2013 11:42 AM

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Bucky and John Pizzarelli, courtesy of the artists

For a father and son team who has performed together for more than 33 years, you might think that Bucky and John Pizzarelli would have seen it all. Between them, they’ve certainly played with alm... more

Dec 12, 2013 12:00 PM Culture

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Courtesy of Mike Beck

St. Louis native Michael Beck got the idea for his donation-based music school in Brooklyn, New York, Play it Forward, while attending a donation-based yoga class. But that business model was just ... more

Dec 7, 2013 12:00 AM Culture

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A 1946 Virginia Terpening oil painting.

It is said that art is in the eye of the beholder, but there are times when art comes from the most unusual places. When an unknown artist’s work is uncovered after years of seclusion, you never kn... more

Nov 18, 2013 1:27 PM , Culture

When Wm. Stage began taking photos of old painted advertisements on buildings more than thirty years ago, he never thought that it would turn into a book. Now, he’s preparing for a signing of his t... more

Nov 7, 2013 11:44 AM History

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Courtesy of the artist

Local writer and artist Bobby Ray Akers Jr. has always loved Irving Washingon’s short story, "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow." Who hasn’t gotten a thrill from hearing the story of the Headless Horsema... more

Oct 31, 2013 1:15 PM Culture