Month: July 2019

Symposium tackles school-to-prison pipeline
Education

Symposium tackles school-to-prison pipeline

PENROSE – Shonta Smith eats, sleeps, breathes and lives education. As an educator for almost 30 years, she’s seen students…
Crazy Sexy Curves fashion show celebrates plus-size women
Art

Crazy Sexy Curves fashion show celebrates plus-size women

GRAND CENTER – On what normally would have been a sleepy summer Sunday at the Contemporary Art Museum at 3750…
Jaco: Tearing down the city and the country
Benign Neglect

Jaco: Tearing down the city and the country

ST. LOUIS – The old, admittedly sexist joke goes, “The definition of mixed feelings is watching your mother-in-law drive off…
Baden residents get clean sweep to beautify neighborhood
News

Baden residents get clean sweep to beautify neighborhood

BADEN – It was a clean sweep over the weekend for one north St. Louis neighborhood. Better Family Life in…
Vigil for slain boy underlines value of identity, pride
News

Vigil for slain boy underlines value of identity, pride

LEWIS PLACE – “I am somebody.” Those are the last words of an African creed that 5th-grade shooting victim Eddie…
Summer Psychic Party offers glimpses of worlds beyond, tips for the here-and-now
Events

Summer Psychic Party offers glimpses of worlds beyond, tips for the here-and-now

BENTON PARK – Anyone hoping to get a glimpse into her future could pop by the Lemp Brewery, 3500 Lemp…
Versatility is key to KVtheWriter and ‘The Ratchet Tapes’
Art

Versatility is key to KVtheWriter and ‘The Ratchet Tapes’

CENTRAL WEST END – In the small neighborhood, on Cabanne Avenue, night has fallen and time is edging closer to…
Lo-Fi Cherokee: Sister Wizzard
Art

Lo-Fi Cherokee: Sister Wizzard

GRAVOIS PARK – Sister Wizzard performing “Temporarily” at Ace of Hearts Vintage Clothing. One of 19 live performance videos we…
CareSTL’s back-to-school fair gets top grade
News

CareSTL’s back-to-school fair gets top grade

THE VILLE – An A. That’s the grade parents say CareSTL earned Saturday with its annual Back to School Health and…
New stores, apartments promise to energize South Kingshighway
News

New stores, apartments promise to energize South Kingshighway

BEVO MILL – A new look is coming to Kingshighway Boulevard south of Chippewa Street, and it should bring new…
The Rep introduces, celebrates new artistic director Sharif
Art

The Rep introduces, celebrates new artistic director Sharif

WEBSTER GROVES – It was a celebration fit for a queen on July 25 at the Loretto-Hilton Center for Performing…
The Jaco Report, Ep. 30: No immigrants? No refugees? No economic growth
Opinion

The Jaco Report, Ep. 30: No immigrants? No refugees? No economic growth

St. Louis’ sluggish, often stagnant economy has been made worse by President Donald Trump’s administration’s policy of choking off refugee…
Cortex practices high-tech job creation
Business

Cortex practices high-tech job creation

CENTRAL WEST END – On a recent Friday, Will Farrell wore a Hawaiian shirt and stood next to a raised…
St. Louis activist charged with mysterious ‘felony’ for protest at border
Featured

St. Louis activist charged with mysterious ‘felony’ for protest at border

ST. LOUIS – It seems the U.S. Border Patrol and the El Paso, Texas, police, along the El Paso border…
Fighting H.A.R.D. against hit-and-run driving
Featured

Fighting H.A.R.D. against hit-and-run driving

ST. LOUIS – This city has been known to have its share of speeding and even distracted drivers – be…
Fair to offer free school supplies, physicals, treats and fun
News

Fair to offer free school supplies, physicals, treats and fun

THE VILLE – Think you can school someone in basketball? If so, grab a couple of schoolmates and dribble on…
Carlson releases names of 61 accused priests: ‘It’s the right thing to do’
News

Carlson releases names of 61 accused priests: ‘It’s the right thing to do’

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of St. Louis  released on Friday the names of 61 clergy members…
Immigrants’ fear is real in St. Louis as ICE sweeps U.S.
Featured

Immigrants’ fear is real in St. Louis as ICE sweeps U.S.

GRAVOIS PARK – We have seen the clips and heard the headlines. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE, is coming…
Mayor lifts residency requirement for 50 new police officers
Crime

Mayor lifts residency requirement for 50 new police officers

ST. LOUIS – South side residents attending a public meeting on crime on Tuesday heard that Mayor Lyda Krewson is…
Boil order issued for parts of south St. Louis
News

Boil order issued for parts of south St. Louis

ST. LOUIS – The City Water Division has issued a precautionary boil water advisory for a portion of its service…
Lo-Fi Cherokee: Son Volt
Art

Lo-Fi Cherokee: Son Volt

GRAVOIS PARK – A stripped down version of Son Volt performing “Cherokee Street Girl” at El Leñador one of 19…
Bullets left in place can poison shooting survivors
Featured

Bullets left in place can poison shooting survivors

ST. LOUIS – Blacks here face a proportionately higher threat of being shot than do members of other ethnic groups…
People’s fair offers fun, services, tips for a healthy life
Events

People’s fair offers fun, services, tips for a healthy life

WEST END – Although St. Louis was experiencing a grueling heat wave over the weekend, it didn’t stop residents from…
Clay trying to step in for immigrant holed up in church
Featured

Clay trying to step in for immigrant holed up in church

As the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services ramps up its operations to deport undocumented people, one man and his family…
Gardner seeks new trial in 1995 murder case, cites fabricated evidence
News

Gardner seeks new trial in 1995 murder case, cites fabricated evidence

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis prosecutors are seeking a new trial for a man serving a life sentence for…
Street preacher is robed in ‘righteousness’ to spread word about Jesus
News

Street preacher is robed in ‘righteousness’ to spread word about Jesus

DUTCHTOWN – Standing on a street corner, wearing a shoulder-to-ankle white cape and a hat and grasping a long wooden…
Refurbished O’Fallon Park boathouse to dock in September 
Featured

Refurbished O’Fallon Park boathouse to dock in September 

O’FALLON PARK – Just six years after building a deluxe YMCA recreation complex, O’Fallon Park is about to make another…
Art, Mimosas and Pancakes puts young artists in spotlight
Opinion

Art, Mimosas and Pancakes puts young artists in spotlight

SOULARD – In a city many say is measured by the haves and have-nots, and where philanthropy often determines whose…
Frizz Fest celebrates natural hair, natural beauty
News

Frizz Fest celebrates natural hair, natural beauty

TOWER GROVE PARK – Despite the major heat wave lingering over the St. Louis area, visitors came out in record…
‘Mean Girls’ fundraiser airs worst tweets, aids abortion rights
Events

‘Mean Girls’ fundraiser airs worst tweets, aids abortion rights

CENTRAL WEST END – Timing might sabotage ACLU Missouri in its attempt to put the state’s eight-week abortion ban to…
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