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January “Authors @ Your Library” Events

The St. Louis Public Library is proud to present some of St. Louis’ prominent authors as part of the January installment of its popular Authors @ Your Library series....more»

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebrations

The School District of University City will host "Forging Unity in Our Community," Saturday, Jan. 17, 10:30 a.m., at University City High School, 7401 Balson Ave....more»
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Life Devoted To Literature Leads To Poet Laureate Honor For Michael Castro

by Eileen P. Duggan
When St. Louis city officials appointed Michael Castro as the region’s first poet laureate, they picked the right poet....more»
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Building A Better Skateboard

SLUH seniors start Shamrock Skate Co.
by Jaime Mowers
A small group of smart, dedicated Saint Louis University High School students are on a fast track to starting their own company selling motorized skateboards....more»

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Village To Village Network Moves Headquarters To Central West End

St. Louis-area native Natalie Galucia named director
The Village to Village Network (VtV Network), an international nonprofit organization promoting the aging-in-community movement, has moved its headquarters to St. Louis...more»
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$2 Million Project To Improve Forest Park Access

Intersection of Clayton, McCausland & Oakland to become more cyclist & pedestrian friendly
Forest Park’s southwestern edge — where McCausland Avenue, Clayton Road, Oakland Avenue, Skinker Boulevard and Interstate 64 converge — will be the focal point of a $2 million project that will improve that entryway for pedestrians, runners, cyclists and motorists alike....more»

Sheldon Receives Hartenberger World Music Collection Donation

The Hartenberger World Music Collection, a compilation of over 2,500 musical instruments from around the world, has been donated to The Sheldon by Dr. Aurelia and Jeff Hartenberger. ...more»

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Dancers Bring Emotion & Heat In January

Doug Varone, Tango Buenos Aires present gutsy, sizzling programs
by Regina Popper
Escape the winter cold with two intense dance experiences this January. The emotionally gutsy Doug Varone & Dancers returns to Washington University’s Edison Theater Jan. 23-24 in two different programs, while the guaranteed heat of Tango Buenos Aires takes the stage at the University of Missouri-St. Louis’ Touhill Center Jan. 30-31 thanks to Dance St. Louis....more»

$5 Million Gift Funds Sculpture Garden At St. Louis Art Museum

Thanks to a gift of $5 million, the Saint Louis Art Museum has begun construction of a new sculpture garden that will be installed with masterworks from the collection and more than 450 new trees....more»

Regional Arts Commission Awards Grants

The Regional Arts Commission (RAC) has awarded its Community Social Impact Fund grants, totaling $56,200, to 28 organizations located throughout the St. Louis region. ...more»

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St. Louis Indie Bookstore Best-Seller List

For the week ending Jan. 18
Adults: 1. Bad Feminist: Essays by Roxane Gay 2. Living True: Lesbian Women Share Stories of Faith by Margaret O’Gorman 3. How to Tell if your Cat is Plotting to Kill You by The Oatmeal 4. The First Bad Man by Miranda July 5. Interrogation by Scott L. Miller...more»
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St. Louis Indie Bookstore Best-Seller List

For the week ending Jan. 11
Adults: 1. Amazing St. Louis: 250 Years of Great Tales and Curiosities by Charlie Brennan 2. The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin 3. Priscilla and Babe by Julius Hunter 4. Not That Kind of Girl by Lena Dunham 5 Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie...more»
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Today's Events

Friends of Music Concerts

Date: Sunday, January 25, 2015

"250 in 250" at Missouri History Museum

Event Occurs Through Saturday, February 28, 2015.

Jason Hackenwerth- Exploration in Potentiality

Event Occurs (except Mon & Tue) Through Sunday, January 25, 2015.

Exhibition - • Facets of the Three Jewels: Tibetan Buddhist Art

Event Occurs (except Mon) Through Sunday, February 22, 2015.

Wm. Stage: Photographs and Assemblages

Event Occurs Through Saturday, February 07, 2015.

"Mirette"

Event Occurs Through Sunday, January 25, 2015.
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