Stefene Russell


Stefene Russell joined SLM in 2005 as managing editor of St. Louis At Home and senior editor for St. Louis Magazine. She is now culture editor for SLM, executive editor for St. Louis At Home, and edits SLM’s arts section.

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Courtesy of Dave Moore

"Ebb and Flow: Artists of St. Louis," is the first show in Intersect's new gallery. more

Feb 1, 2018 1:27 PM Visual Arts

A look at the new season, including all the shows Stéphane Denève will conduct. more

Jan 30, 2018 11:59 AM Music


Photography by William Swekosky, courtesy of the Missouri History Museum

A glimpse of the city in 1911 more

Jan 18, 2018 4:00 AM History 1 Comments


Photo by Matt Marcinkowski

The new gallery is an addition to the city's rich community of artist-run projects. more

Jan 18, 2018 4:00 AM Visual Arts

Held up by legal battles over her estate, Maier's work is finally reaching a wider audience. This show will also expand her reputation beyond just that of "street photographer." more

Jan 18, 2018 4:00 AM Visual Arts


Photo by Ed Meyer, courtesy of the Missouri History Museum

Ingenious sweet tooths invented War Cake, Mystery Cake, and Tomato Soup Cake—horrible-sounding but allegedly tasty. more

Dec 21, 2017 4:00 AM Weddings


Photography by Alise O’Brien

A look at the one-time homes of Martha Gellhorn, Arthur Ashe, and Max Factor more

Dec 21, 2017 4:00 AM Home


Photo by Kevin A. Roberts

With "Fences," The Black Rep starts its August Wilson cycle for the second time—but in a completely different political landscape. more

Dec 21, 2017 4:00 AM Theater

And along the way, it touches on the alternative press, political cartoons, and more. more

Dec 21, 2017 4:00 AM Culture


Courtesy of the Missouri History Museum

The 225-year-old Beauvais house is old—but not as old as the ancient French celebrations that still happen in St. Genevieve. more

Dec 21, 2017 4:00 AM Architecture


Photography courtesy of the Missouri History Museum

In 1932, police burst arresting folks at the tea room, including regular Madame Zanola, for violating the anti-soothsaying law. more

Dec 21, 2017 4:00 AM History


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Koenig, who was heading out on the road as part of Pokey LaFarge's current tour, has been injured in a car accident in South Carolina. more

Dec 8, 2017 9:01 AM Music


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Gass' influence was felt across the international literary community—and here at home. more

Dec 7, 2017 12:38 PM Literature

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SLSO's New Year's Eve symphony broadcast will be his last. more

Nov 28, 2017 4:40 PM Music

Artist, activist, and Wash. U. professor Bob Hansman's new book is an outlier on the Arcadia history series. more

Nov 16, 2017 4:00 AM Literature


Courtesy of Common Thread Contemporary Dance Company

The ballet company's "Endless Forest Nutcracker" transforms a holiday classic for the 21st century. more

Nov 16, 2017 4:00 AM Performing Arts


Photo courtesy of the Missouri History Museum

In the '50s, deaf students of color faced another layer of challenge during integration: working with teachers who used ASL rather than Black American Sign Language. more

Nov 16, 2017 4:00 AM History


Courtesy of Donald Rosenfeld

The producer, who was here for SLIFF, will return to St. Louis next year to direct "Huckleberry Finn"—then head to Europe to capture the story of two opera-loving, Nazi-fighting sisters. more

Nov 13, 2017 2:41 PM Culture


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The popular festival kicks off today with "Bad Grandmas," shot in St. Louis and starring Pam Grier and the late Florence Henderson. more

Nov 2, 2017 2:00 PM Fairs and Festivals


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This weekend, there's the unveiling of a 100-foot table. The next set of exhibits opens on November 18. And the velocity just continues from there. more

Oct 31, 2017 5:23 PM Visual Arts 1 Comments