May 2010


Photography by Wesley Law

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Photograph by Edward Crim

Racqueteering Long before the Metropolitan Zoological Park & Museum District was established, Dwight Davis—the tennis pro and one-time director of parks—insisted on creating public recreation faciliti... Read more

THIS STAFFER HAS AN UNSEEN HAND in your gallery experience. When it comes to displaying art at home, there isn’t that much involved. If you have a painting, you frame it, then put a nail or some other... Read more

IT ALL STARTED WHEN THEY BURIED the River des Peres. First, they took the Forest Park section underground to make room for the World’s Fair. But in 1915, a flood of slimy, gray water convinced the cit... Read more


Photograph by Edward Crim

FOREST PARK'S GOT ITS REGULARS. The rebel dog-walkers who slip off the leads to let their pups frolic illegally on the hill behind…never mind. The drum circles that meet at the World’s Fair Pavilion, ... Read more


Photograph by Scott J. Ferrell / Getty Images

The strangeness of American politics on display in St. Louis. Read more

Think Again

FloraDora presented its annual gala event, CIRCO DIABLO.  Guests enjoyed food and drinks from some of St. Louis' top restaurateurs, a special performance created only for the evening and danced in the ring of the big top tent! Read more

St. Louis AT HOME unveiled three newly decorated and designed Habitat for Humanity homes to the public in North St. Louis City. Read more

Illumination, the Barnes-Jewish Hospital Foundation's annual gala, was hosted by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar at the Chase Park Plaza. Proceeds benefited the Siteman Cancer Center. Read more

Boys Hope Girls Hope hosted its 1st Annual Hope Couture Fashion Show featuring vintage pieces at the Contemporary Art Museum. Read more

The Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, lead by conductor Ward Stare, opened its 2010 season with an entire evening of summertime's leading man and America's favorite comporser, George Gershwin with music from An American in Paris and Gershwin's Piano Concerto in F, featuring Terrence Wilson. Read more

Emily Giffin, author of Something Borrowed, Something Blue, greeted fans, answered questions, and signed copies of her new book, Heart of the Matter, at Saks Fifth Avenue in Frontenac. Guests enjoyed complimentary appetizers and beverages and received a 15% discount shopping card where 5% of the sales benefited The Cultural Festival. Read more

Afroworld presented "Hattitude" a hat fashion show full of style, flair, and pizzazz featuring "Rosebud of NY" as featured in Vogue and Glamour magazines. Proceeds from the event benefited Forest Park Forever. Read more

St. Luke's celebrated "An Evening of Heart and Soul" at the Sheldon Concert Hall. The evening featured a performance by Dionne Warwick and proceeds benefited St. Luke's Hospital Robert Paine, MD Heart Institute to support treatment and prevention of heart disease. Read more

Logos School held a fundraising event to benefit at-risk adolescents at the City Museum's Vault Room. The event honored 2010 Pillar of Hope recipients Chris and Paula Corrie. Read more

Vatican Splendors: A Journey through Faith and Art opened May 15 at the Missouri History Museum. The exhibit includes 2000 years of Vatican art and history. Read more

Hundreds gathered at the CWE's Maryland Plaza for the summer's premier wine and beer tasting event. Proceeds benefited Angels' Arms. Read more

JDRF's Dream Gala was over-the-top in food, decor and entertainment and all proceeds went to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Read more

The 4th annual "Raise the Roof" party was held at Mandarin to celebrate the beginning of the 2010 summer season. Read more


Photograph by Edward Crim

“IT'S THE OWL GUY!” a woman whispers, pointing as she and her husband walk by on a path near The Boathouse. Mark H.X. Glenshaw immediately whips around to engage in what he terms “owl ambassadorship.”... Read more