Sarah George

Heart attacks can strike at any moment, and quick intervention is crucial for minimizing damage. Now, area health-care professionals have a new tool to expedite identifying and treating heart-attac... more

Apr 19, 2012 3:08 PM Health

Los Angeles designer Erica Courtney specializes in Hollywood luxe.  Pieces in swirling precious metals highlight gems from diamonds and pearls to exotic Tanzanite and Zultanite.  She lands in St. L... more

Apr 19, 2012 1:42 PM Culture

The St. Louis Poetry Center has undertaken a monolithic task for their benefit this year:  "We're going to defy Yeats," declares Lorin Cuoco of the Poetry Center.  The title for the benefit is "The... more

Apr 18, 2012 12:00 PM Culture


Stefon Harris

Wander over to Jazz at the Bistro April 18 through April 21, and you won’t find the seasoned veterans of jazz blaring out their grooves.  At least not until nightfall, when the big stars (includi... more

Apr 17, 2012 12:00 PM Culture

Since last May's devastating tornado in Joplin, the staff and patients of Mercy Hospital Joplin (formerly St. John's) have worked to pick up the pieces. Initially, patients went to Memorial Hall, t... more

Apr 13, 2012 9:49 AM Health

I readily admit that I don't like donuts. I also readily admit that I'm a cyclist with a taste for the bizarre. So I suffer through the Tour de Donut every summer in Staunton, Ill. and stuff myse... more

Apr 10, 2012 2:00 PM Culture


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St. Louis is big on welcoming hometown heroes back into the area, and there’s quite a bash in store for designer Stephanie Anne Kantis planned at Neiman Marcus of Plaza Frontenac. The locally bo... more

Apr 4, 2012 3:16 PM Culture

April is Autism Awareness Month, and St. Louis kicked off the event with a Blue-Out yesterday, cloaking landmarks across the city in blue to give much-needed visibility to the disorder. Autism’s nu... more

Apr 3, 2012 4:49 PM Health


Photograph courtesy of Daria de Koning

de Koning has gone from Wash. U. to Tribeca more

Mar 27, 2012 3:01 PM

An image emerges from the developing solution in the muteness of the red light. Ghostly figures materialize and lines establish from a blank sheet. Memories float to the surface, caught forever in ... more

Mar 21, 2012 11:00 AM Culture


Illustration by Jesse Kuhn

Online services provide a no-fuss way to get a sitter or nanny for your kids. more

Mar 15, 2012 9:09 AM Family

If “A Respectable Woman” wanted to don “A Pair of Silk Stockings” to travel “Beyond the Bayou” and into “The Unexpected,” it would be “A Very Fine Fiddle” to get in on The Awakening of the memory... more

Feb 28, 2012 12:00 AM Culture

Feed a cold, starve a fever, get antibiotics when a sinus infection hits—or not. New research published by Washington University researchers in the Journal of the American Medical Association sug... more

Feb 22, 2012 3:08 PM Health

Find the tallest thing around, and climb it. That’s the philosophy Pam Houston embraces in her new novel, Contents May Have Shifted . This strategy gives her a high, wide view, and allows her c... more

Feb 1, 2012 10:15 AM Culture

We’ll set the mood with a little Count Basie. Or Duke Ellington, floating out the front entrance in sultry tones. A summer night. Excitement in the air, sailing down wide steps, past marble columns... more

Jan 19, 2012 12:00 AM Culture