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Treasure & Tarnish at Craft Alliance
For roughly a century Heinrich Schliemann was known as “the father of archeology,” but a career of fabrications and falsehoods left his once sterling reputation tarnished. In “Treasure & Tarnish: Heinrich Schliemann & The Age Of Heroes,” the newest art exhibit at Craft Alliance, Malaika Tolford and Abigail Lowe use Schliemann’s life and work to explore the power of myth in the pursuit of truth.
First Person One on One: Andrew Steele
Aging—not cancer, not heart disease—is the world’s leading cause of death. But that could change as author Andrew Steele explains in his new book, “Ageless.”
Love Bugs? Missouri Botanical Garden Offers Cockroach Dedications
The Missouri Botanical Garden’s Butterfly House in St. Louis is working to change people’s perception of cockroaches one Cameo video dedication at a time.
Construction Progresses on Neuroscience Research Building
The building is the first facility on the Wash U’s Medical Campus to feature research “neighborhoods” on each floor to spur collaboration. The neighborhoods will be organized around research themes — including addiction, neurodegeneration, sleep and circadian rhythm, synapse and circuits, and neurogenomics and neurogenetics — that bring people together with common interests from multiple departments. This project is the largest in Washington University School of Medicine’s history.
The Sheldon Art Galleries’ New Spring 2021 Exhibits
The Sheldon Galleries are currently showcasing multiple new solo exhibits by artists in the St. Louis region. Featured are a collection of landscape paintings by Wallace Herndon Smith, the prints and sculptural work of Guen Montomery, dynamic cityscape collages by Stefanie Jacobson Kirkland, sculptural paintings by Tim Hahn, and the photography of James R. Southard. Also on show are various pieces by students from St. Louis Community College’s Meramec campus and a collection of stunning instruments from the Far East and Oceania.
Miss Jubilee & the Humdingers Perform at the Casa Loma Ballroom, September 2014
Swing with Miss Jubilee and the Humdingers at the historic Casa Loma Ballroom.