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Stefene Russell

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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.

Contact Stefene Russell by an email at SRussell@stlmag.com or on Twitter @stlmag_arts. For more from St. Louis Magazinesubscribe or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

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Photography by Richard Moore; courtesy of the Missouri History Museum

A member of the Mercury Wheel Club, John DeSmet Hurck raced bikes at the Penrose Park Velodrome. more

History

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Photo by Alise O'Brien

See inside the palace at 1 Portland Place. more

Design

Coffee House Press releases Riker's debut novel this October. more

Literature

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Photo by Matt Marcinkowski

This fall, he releases "The Faithful Spy: Dietrich Bonhoeffer and the Plot to Kill Hitler." more

Literature

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Photograph courtesy of the Missouri History Museum

How St. Louis shaped education across the nation more

History

A great primer for those new to St. Louis, this book also holds fascinating little-known stories that will be new to even longtime students of our city’s history. more

Literature

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Photography courtesy of the Missouri History Museum

The Moon Antique Cars, one of the original eight rides, is still there, 40-plus years later. more

History

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Photography by Matt Marcinkowski

The 100th PGA Championship, Luke Bryan, Festival of Nations, and more more

Culture

In August, the Arch grounds will host several blues performances. Here's the rundown. more

Fairs and Festivals

Her HIV-prevention program uses effective medicines but also addresses the whole person, looking far beyond the test results. more

Health

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Barcin

The dire situation has unleashed a flood of funding for research, and significant strides are being made here in St. Louis. more

Health

Felicia Shaw Accepts Gard Award for CAT

Photo by Sylvain Gaboury, courtesy of Americans for the Arts

CAT stands for "Community Arts Training," and it's all about using art to foster social change. more

Culture

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After Greg Edmondson left the city for the country, his work changed; he gathered it all into a book, which is now about to see a paperback release. more

Visual Arts

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Photo by Carrie Zukoski

There are also lots of St. Louis musicians, including expats—like Michael McDonald. more

Music

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Photography courtesy of the Missouri History Museum

In 1894, every school had a float in the July 4 parade. more

History

Iglesias uses the eccentric details of her own life and memories to write about all of us, as only a true poet can do. more

Literature

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Photography by Carmen Troesser

“The psychedelic movement adopted this font,” says Marie Oberkirsch, director of the print studio in Old North St. Louis. But Super Smoke dates to the 19th century. more

Design

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Courtesy of the Missouri History Museum

See what the home appliances department at Stix, Baer & Fuller looked like in the year kitchens got political. more

Design

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Photo by Alise O'Brien

After living in their 1939 Frontenac home for over a decade, Tom and Brigette McMillin employed the help of designer Laurie LeBoeuf to execute a complete renovation. more

Interior Design

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Photo by Jiyang Chen

A second, longer version of the contemporary opera makes its Opera Theatre premiere on June 3. more

Performing Arts