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March 2019

St. Louis Magazine’s March issue is out now, and the cover story highlights our annual education guide. Learn how lesson plans are evolving across the region, and find key stats on more than 200 area schools. Also inside: Nudo House’s indomitable Qui Tran – also known at Mai Lee, a guide to spring and summer arts, and much more. And don’t miss the newest edition of Design STL, featuring the 2019 Architect & Designer Awards.

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Photo by Kevin A. Roberts

The SeeMore Inn is owned by Human Support Services, a behavioral healthcare agency in Waterloo that provides comprehensive services to people living with developmental disabilities, mental illness, or addiction. Read more

News

Find information on hundreds of St. Louis private grade schools, private and public high schools, and colleges. Read more

Education

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Photo by Kevin A. Roberts

“I’m back in debt big time, building a new brand. I have a lot of people’s lives at stake.” Read more

Features

“Programmers can do amazing things with robotics and AI, but unless they understand ethics, we’re all in trouble,” says Carla Federman, chair of history and social sciences at MICDS. Read more

Education

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

The secret sauce is an outré 12-hour marinade of buttermilk, pickle juice, honey, and Crystal Hot Sauce. Read more

Dining

Six years ago, for example, after long-term diplomacy, Webster University unveiled a campus in Accra, Ghana. Read more

Education

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Photo by Kevin A. Roberts

After a stint in the Central West End years ago, the concept developed by Pi Pizzeria’s Chris Sommers has been reformulated for a wider audience. Read more

Restaurant Reviews

“Even one unfilled position has significant impacts on students’ opportunities to learn,” says Illinois State Board of Education spokeswoman Jackie Matthews. Read more

Education

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Rachel Whiteread, English, born 1963; “Untitled (Violet),” 2012; Galleria Lorcan O'Neill. Image courtesy the artist/ Gagosian, London/ Luhring Augustine, New York/ Galleria Lorcan O’Neill

The exhibition “Rachel Whiteread,” on view starting March 17, features more than 90 pieces by the Turner Prize–winning sculptor. Read more

Visual Arts

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Illustration by Peter Sucheski

Increasingly mild winters have caused the cold-intolerant invasive species to creep north. Read more

News

St. Louis teachers often wind up teaching kids as though they’re two ages at once—still wide-eyed and joyful and silly yet with serious questions churning inside. Read more

Education

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ILLUSTRATION BY JOEL KIMMEL

As one educator put it in this month’s education feature, “Programmers can do amazing things with robotics and AI, but unless they understand ethics, we’re all in trouble.” Read more

News

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Photo by Kevin A. Roberts

"There’s nothing wrong with steaks and chops—hey, I’m from a small Midwestern town, so I’m a meat-and-potatoes guy—but there are ways to update and modernize them," says Blue. Read more

Dining

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

Look for coral–colored items at Fauxgerty and Blush Boutique. Read more

Style

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Photography by Kerry Monteen, courtesy of Bleecker Street

The film opens nationwide March 29. Read more

Film

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Illustration by Britt Spencer

He was also one of the first Jews to live in Illinois before it became a state. Read more

St. Louis Sage

Celebrate Mardi Gras in Soulard, take in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade, and see Michael Bublé. Read more

Culture