Melissa Meinzer

wild lights.jpg


It's Thanksgiving weekend. That means food, food, and more food—and holiday light displays galore. more

Nov 21, 2017 2:37 PM Culture


Courtesy of the Find a Black Business Facebook page

Hair and beard care products, clothes, jewelry, and desserts—that's just the short list of what'll be on offer. more

Nov 15, 2017 8:58 AM Fairs and Festivals

Both local and visiting comics will be at venues across the Grove for this three-day comedy invasion. more

Nov 8, 2017 8:00 AM Fairs and Festivals

Screen Shot 2017-11-02 at 1.22.44 PM.jpg

Courtesy of COLDWELL BANKER, Gundaker

Yvonne Lemire has been restoring the Vital Ste. Gemme Beauvais House on South Main Street since buying in 1999, after it sat vacant for 13 years. more

Nov 2, 2017 1:43 PM Property

casa loma ballroom dance.jpg

Photo by Ben Hejkal Photography

Now in its seventh year, the event is a showcase for our growing trad-jazz scene (not to mention a great place to learn how to jitterbug). more

Nov 1, 2017 10:26 AM Music

NASHER 06863 .tif

Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion

Lisa Melandri, executive director of the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, didn’t learn about Sherald courtesy of the Obama portrait. She'd already lined up Sherald’s May show when she found out about it via Google alert, like everyone else. more

Oct 31, 2017 9:35 AM Visual Arts

Tom Sawyer at night.JPG

Courtesy of Gateway Arch Riverboats

Gateway Arch Riverboats is throwing a costume party this weekend on the Mississippi River. more

Oct 25, 2017 9:03 AM Fairs and Festivals

Screen Shot 2017-10-20 at 4.02.31 PM_web.jpg

Courtesy of St. Louis Community College

"It’s going to be like reintroducing the college to the community." more

Oct 20, 2017 4:23 PM News


Courtesy of Metamorphi Development

The 12-unit contemporary town home development offers clean lines and modern interiors. more

Oct 19, 2017 10:28 AM Property

He played St. Louis last December, and while a good old Missouri ice storm kept the crowd mighty thin, it was the kind of show all seven of the people who attended have been bragging about ever since. more

Oct 18, 2017 8:30 AM Culture

St. Louis' community radio station celebrates a big milestone in Grand Center on Saturday with beer, food, and of course, lots of music. more

Oct 11, 2017 10:20 AM Music 1 Comments


Photo by Lyndsy Welgos, Topical Cream

Thomas spoke at SLAM this weekend about her current show at CAM, her artistic process, her famous rhinestones, and the still-closed doors for black women. more

Oct 10, 2017 9:20 AM Visual Arts


Photo by Thomas Crone

It’s a free-form, deeply interactive happening of site-specific and participatory art in communication with the Mississippi River and the rest of the physical and historical environment. Sounds like a mouthful, but mostly it’s a ton of fun. more

Oct 4, 2017 8:39 AM Fairs and Festivals

It’s a fair question to ask if a Cat Art Fair is art about cats, or art by cats. more

Sep 27, 2017 8:52 AM Visual Arts


courtesy of Left Bank Books

Saturday at 6 p.m., the work by local sculptor Vlad Zhitomirsky joins other noted and sculpted St. Louisans Tennessee Williams, T.S. Eliot and Kate Chopin. (Eliot is actually moving across the street in front of Pi, but he’ll still be close by.) more

Sep 21, 2017 5:09 PM Literature

Old North Overview.jpeg

Courtesy of Shakespeare Festival-St. Louis

Playwright Nancy Bell says the production aimed to “get at the heart of what our realities as St. Louisans felt like, and run it through the Shakespeare mill.” more

Sep 13, 2017 8:38 AM Theater


via the Alton Jazz & Wine Festival Facebook page

It will happen right on the banks of the Mississippi and offer up food, drinks, art, and of course, lots of live jazz. more

Sep 7, 2017 8:38 AM Fairs and Festivals

One of South City's most up-and-coming, artsy neighborhoods has bricks, sunsets, and charm galore. more

Sep 6, 2017 10:59 AM Home


via the Cardboard Wars Facebook event page

Important need-to-know info: there will be a snack table. And extra cardboard. And you don't need to show up wearing cardboard armor and bearing a cardboard sword—observers are welcome. more

Aug 30, 2017 10:55 AM Fairs and Festivals