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Courtesy of Margaret Keller

The piece, open to the public starting this weekend, is situated on the pavement of Luther Ely Smith Square, and traces the route of the navigable portion of the Missouri River. more

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© Estate of Ruth Asawa. Courtesy the Estate of Ruth Asawa and David Zwirner. Photograph by Dan Bradica.

"Lola Álvarez Bravo: Picturing Mexico" and "Ruth Asawa: Life’s Work" open Friday. more

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The dad and owner of Apotheosis Comics & Lounge shares a trio of super picks. more


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Photography by Alexis Adler

The traveling exhibit opens this Friday at the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis. more

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Courtesy of Missouri Botanical Garden

Round out the summer with a quick trip to Japan—sans the 16-hour flight. more

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Courtesy of Festival of Nations

The International Institute’s free festival in the park runs Saturday and Sunday. more

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The annual free festival offers loads of arts, crafts, food, and fun. more

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Produced by St. Louis Animal Rights Team (START), the event will bring together more than 60 vendors who will showcase vegan apparel, cosmetics, and glorious food—including ice cream. more

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Before former St. Louisan Michael Block tees off Thursday morning, the PGA hosts a long drive competition and honors a certain legendary shortstop. more


The urban landscape outside Bridge Tap House & Wine Bar will be transformed into a scenic setting for the St. Louis Brewers’ Picnic. more



Courtesy of the Gateway Jazz Festival

Catch them at the Chesterfield Amphitheater on Saturday, July 21. more

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Photography courtesy of Cinema St. Louis

Cinema St. Louis artistic director Chris Clark shares some of the standout films that will screen during the film fest, which kicks off this Friday. more

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Photo by Patrick Huber

The works are short, fresh, and typically all over the map in terms of genre and subject matter, making for an exciting and unpredictable night of theater. more

Performing Arts

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Photography courtesy projects+gallery and Mariane Ibrahim Gallery

The haunting, evocative photographs in Guerresi's new exhibit, "Aisha in Wonderland," challenge how we think of Muslim women. more

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We caught up with Barsky ahead of his travels to get the scoop on his process, his fame, and his favorites (spoiler alert: he doesn’t have them). more



Photo by Mark Loehrer, courtesy of the St. Louis Speaks Facebook Page

“My interview style was really honed in my years as a taxi driver,” Lee says. “I would pick people up and get their life stories.” more


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Photo by Alnert Sanchez

Cho will be at Helium for two shows this weekend; we chatted with her about giving up the wild life, the current state of politics, and her favorite comics working right now. more

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Courtesy of Trapeze STL

Who doesn't want to learn how to fly? Starting this Saturday, you'll get your chance. more



Photo courtesy of the Mattress Factory

The Mattress Factory in Pittsburgh is unlike any other place on Earth. And filmmaker David Bernabo captured its magic. more

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The “Unfair Fair: Prejudice on the Pike” aims to remind people of the unsavory history that played out here in 1904. more

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