Culture

Schankman’s St. Louis: A new Look at the City’s Old Firehouses

A new book featuring photos of old St. Louis firehouses has been released. St. Louis Firehouses, from Reedy Press, contains lots of historical information too.

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Arts

Metal Petals

A pair of blacksmiths in Lebanon, Illinois transform sheets of iron into delicate works of art.

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Books

Women of Chateau Lafayette A Conversation with Stephanie Dray

Stephanie Dray’s epic saga based on the true story of an extraordinary castle in the heart of France and the remarkable women bound by its legacy.

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Spotlight

Spotlight: Fans, Roses & Flex Farms

In this week’s episode meet two artist from the Laumeier Virtual Art fair taking place this weekend, hear from the St. Louis super fan The Towel Man and from author Larry Olmsted about how being a sports fan is good for you heath, see roses that never wilt, learn about the hydroponic Food farm at Operation Food Search and what it means for the community, enjoy The 442s performing from the Sheldon stage.

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Books

Winterborne Home for Mayhem and Mystery, A Conversation with Ally Carter

The kids of Winterborne House solve an old mystery when they find out that Gabriel Winterborne is really a sword-wielding vigilante.

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Happening Now

Origami in the Garden

Origami in the Garden is an exhibit featuring 18 larger than life metal sculptures currently on display at the Missouri Botanical Garden.

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Happening Now

Ancient Nubia Comes to the Saint Louis Art Museum

The Saint Louis Art Museum hosts an exhibition on Ancient Nubia, a collection from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

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Books

What It’s Like to Be a Bird, A Conversation with David Sibley

In “What It’s Like to Be a Bird,” David Sibley answers the most frequently asked questions about the birds we see most often.

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Community

A Dignified Reduction of Extreme Poverty in Africa with Microfinancing

A Dignified Reduction of Extreme Poverty in Africa with Microfinancing Partners in Africa provides a look into this St. Louis, MO non profit founded 2006.

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A Conversation WithCommunity

A Conversation with Brent Benjamin

As Brent Benjamin retires from the St. Louis Art Museum, we take a look at his many contributions to the organization in this extended interview.

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