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Charitable Giving

  • Calendar

    December 8, 2011
  • Blogs

    September 1, 2010

    Dooley/Corrigan Battle Heating Up

    County Bout-y: Dooley v. Corrigan​The gloves are coming off in the battle for St. Louis County Executive. Yesterday incumbent Charlie Dooley released his tax returns for the past four years in an effort to prove he's an "open book" and challenged his Republican contender, Bill Corrigan to do the s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2010

    Airplanes Wins Local Talent Search, Plays Lilith Fair

    Snakebit PhotographyAirplanes​Back in May, we told you about a contest Lilith Fair was having to fill one "Ourstage" slot at the St. Louis Lilith Fair. It was just announced that local twosome Airplanes won the area talent search, with the original song "Sun." Airplanes will be the first perf ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2010

    New Ranking Shows that St. Louisans are Uncharitable

    Dan Zettwoch​Will it ever stop??? How long will St. Louis have to endure being a perpetual bottom-feeder on all those national rankings of good things like health and beauty and traffic? For Christ's sake, people, will you quit confusing us with the marine life that populates our beloved Missi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2010

    Emerson Gives $4 Million for Downtown Library Facelift

    Image ViaA rendering of the atrium proposed for the main library.​The St. Louis Public Library announced yesterday that Emerson has donated $4 million for the construction of an atrium for the library's downtown headquarters. The donation from the St. Louis based electronics firm is the lead gift ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2010

    Skip Viragh's Huge Gift to Chaminade Ranks Him Among Nation's Top Philanthropists

    Chaminade PrepThe late "Skip" Viragh gave less in than Oprah, but more than Ted Turner in '09​The $28 million bequest that the late Albert "Skip" Viragh left Chaminade High School, his alma mater, vaulted him right among the big boys (and girls) of American philanthropy last year. According to Sla ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2010

    Warning: Don't Let a Con Artist Steal Your Donation to Haiti Earthquake Victims

    Photo: Matthew Marek, American Red Cross​The F.B.I. issued a media alert yesterday warning people of potential scams surrounding the massive relief effort underway to aid the victims of Tuesday's devastating earthquake in Haiti. So how do you know which agency is legit and which is a scam? Recogni ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2010

    St. Louis Philanthropist Des Lee Dies at 92

    E. Desmond "Des" Lee, a lifelong Missourian and successful entrepreneur who leveraged his business success to fund arts and education, died today at St. John's Hospital. He was 92.umsl.eduE. Desmond "Des" Lee (1917-2010) with his wife, Mary Ann.​According to a press release from his family, Lee ga ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2009

    Murphy Lee At Vintage Vinyl Tonight For a Toy Drive, DVD Signing

    ​ Murphy Lee of the St. Lunatics will be at Vintage Vinyl tonight from 5 to 9 p.m. Now, there's a lot going on in Murph's world surrounding this appearance: First, he's giving away a free CD on his website when you buy the DVD, U C Me, and he'll be signing copies at VV. But more important, thi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2009

    Google Offering Free WiFi in 47 Airports in USA, Including St. Louis

    google.comJust when we thought Google couldn't get any more loveable.​First George Clooney, now free Wifi. Clearly Lambert Airport was the place to be in St. Louis in 2009. To be fair, free WiFi and Clooney were not simultaneous events: the WiFi only started today, and, like Clooney, it will be fl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2009

    Bands: St. Louis Showcase Is Looking for Your MP3s!

    Singer-songwriter Sheila Shahpari (say that five times fast) wrote in to tell us about a charity event she's helping organize: The St. Louis Showcase, which takes place next Friday, August 21, at Mad Art Gallery. The event will benefit LifeFeed, Jazz St. Louis, and Play It Forward -- and to help add ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2009

    Memorial Gathering for Stephen Talbert (a.k.a. DJ Gothfather) Tonight

    In our previous post about DJ Gothfather, Joel Lovins comments that a memorial gathering for him will be held tonight starting at 10 p.m. at Mekong's Jade and Blue Rooms. (In other words, the ground floor of the Upstairs Lounge, at 3131 South Grand.) You can donate money for arrangement expenses at ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2009

    Video: Sheryl Crow at Kiener Plaza for All-Star Concert Announcement, 6/22/09

    Here's Sheryl Crow Monday at Kiener Plaza, reminiscing about her days as a young Cardinal fan, as well as talking about her free concert on July 11 at the Gateway Arch during the All-Star game weekend. The concert is a charity event to raise money for Stand Up to Cancer. Click over to A to Z, o ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 17, 2009
  • Music

    May 13, 2009

    Mae Wheeler's 75th Birthday Gala

    4 p.m. Sunday, May 17. Sheldon Concert Hall, 3648 Washington Boulevard.

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2009

    Money Makes Us Happy (No, Literally)

    Thinking about money tends to depress me, mostly because the gap between my salary and my outstanding student loans is so distressingly wide. But now our friends at the New Scientist have published some astounding new research that suggests that if I fondled a dollar bill for a couple of minutes, I ... More >>

  • Music

    February 4, 2009

    The Take Action! Tour

    6 p.m. Wednesday, February 11. Pop's, 1403 Mississippi Avenue, Sauget, Illinois.

  • Music

    October 29, 2008

    Rap the Vote

    8 p.m. Monday, November 3. FUBAR, 3108 Locust Street.

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2008

    Tonight: Kettles & Keg Chili & Salsa Cook-Off

    No plans tonight? Like chili? Don't mind a drive to St. Charles? Want to support a good cause? Check out the Kettles & Keg Chili & Salsa Cook-Off to benefit Willows Way, which supports those with development disabilities, tonight at Ameristar Casino. My colleague Alison Sieloff has more info right h ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 10, 2008

    Beyond the Call of Duty

    Make the connection

  • Calendar

    September 3, 2008

    Dinner Music

    Have an ear for supper?

  • Calendar

    November 21, 2007
  • Music

    November 7, 2007

    PINK: A Benefit

    Local motion

  • Music

    October 31, 2007

    Backstoppers Benefit

    7 p.m. Sunday November 4. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.

  • News

    May 2, 2007

    Mid-America Jihad?

    Leaders of a now-defunct international aid charity face charges of funneling money to Iraq.

  • Music

    December 13, 2006

    Noelathon

    6:30 p.m. Wednesday, December 20. BB's Jazz, Blues and Soups (700 South Broadway).

  • Calendar

    March 29, 2006
  • Music

    February 22, 2006

    Scarlet

    Sunday, February 26 at 7 p.m. at the Creepy Crawl (412 North Tucker Boulevard)

  • Music

    February 1, 2006

    Beat Happenings

    Music news you can use

  • Music

    December 7, 2005

    Mound City Music Fest

    Saturday, December 10; The Pageant (6161 Delmar Boulevard)

  • News

    November 2, 2005

    Top Story

    Unreal applauds James Shrewbury's efforts to repeal "Don't Ask, Don't Tell." Plus, a titillating AP report, a local Orthodox Jew who's having second thoughts and a breast-cancer-awareness p

  • Music

    October 12, 2005

    Thrice

    Sunday, October 16; Pop's (1403 Mississippi Avenue, Sauget, Illinois)

  • Calendar

    July 20, 2005

    Tie One On

    The Blacktie Foundation Charity Ball approaches -- make sure there's nothing stuck in your teeth!

  • News

    March 16, 2005

    Got a Minute?

    Save the Children wants you

  • Calendar

    January 5, 2005

    This Week's Day-by-Day Picks

    Week of January 5, 2005

  • Music

    October 27, 2004

    Finest Workshows

    A Michael Stipe speech actually tugs some heartstrings

  • News

    April 14, 2004

    Accounting to Thurtene

    Some participants question the high cost of giving to Wash. U.'s annual carnival

  • Calendar

    March 24, 2004

    Bobs and Weaves

    You gotta have style at Spring Bling '04

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 24, 2003

    Best Charity Barbecue

    Webster Lions Club

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 24, 2003

    Best Bluegill Fishing Tournament

    The one held every June at Karban's Knotty Pines Tavern

  • News

    April 30, 2003

    No Such Thing as a Free Throw

    When a squad of St. Louis Rams plays ball for a local church, everybody benefits

  • Culture

    December 5, 2001

    Hunger Strike

    Can a non-9/11 benefit album make any noise?

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 26, 2001

    Best Butcher Shop

    Le Grand's Tom Boy

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 26, 2001
  • Best of St. Louis

    September 26, 2001

    Best Fundraiser

    Krewe of the Mystic Martini

  • News

    May 30, 2001

    Tearing Down the House

    The demolition of the Winkelmeyer house signals the city's new view of historic preservation

  • News

    September 8, 1999

    RANDI NAUGHTON STRIKES BACK

    The KTVI/Fox 2 sportscaster takes a swing at the RFT for our criticism of a piece about the sale of McGwire-endorsed bats

  • Calendar

    September 8, 1999

    HORSE FLY

    Getting a jump on the St. Louis National Charity Horse Show

  • News

    August 25, 1999

    CHARITY BEGINS AT HOME PLATE

    Five percent of something is better than 100 percent of nothing, but is that reason enough for local charities to lend their names to a commemorative-bat sale?

  • News

    March 24, 1999
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