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Friday, October 19, 2018

Monument to Michael Brown Revealed at St. Louis' Contemporary Art Museum

Posted By on Fri, Oct 19, 2018 at 11:22 AM

Artist Sanford Biggers has a late addition to his namesake exhibition,, now on display at the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis (3750 Washington Blvd., 314-535-4660). The new piece, BAM (for Michael), is a sculpture inspired by the life, and death, of Michael Brown, the unarmed Ferguson man shot to...

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The Best Things to Do in St. Louis This Week, October 19 to 24

Posted By on Fri, Oct 19, 2018 at 6:02 AM

St. Louis cultural institutions are on a roll right now. In the spring CAM welcomed a solo exhibition by Amy Sherald, who painted the official portrait for First Lady Michelle Obama. And now the Saint Louis Art Museum opens its specially-commissioned exhibit of portraits of black St. Louisans painted...

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Thursday, October 18, 2018

Scary Soulard House Just Might Be a Portal to Hell

Posted By on Thu, Oct 18, 2018 at 10:05 AM

Some Soulard homeowners have totally gotten into the holiday spirit — with one of the creepiest Halloween-inspired entrances we've ever seen. The house at the corner of South 13th and Victor streets sits just a few blocks from the Anheuser-Busch brewery ... but feels more like the gates of...

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Fauxgerty Is Closing CWE Shop, Opening Lafayette Square Showroom

Posted By on Wed, Oct 17, 2018 at 6:07 AM

Fauxgerty (228 N. Euclid Avenue) is closing its flagship shop in the Central West End in just ten days — but the four-year-old fashion brand says it has plans for a bigger and better location in Lafayette Square. In a press release last night, owner Chrissy Fogerty said the...

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Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Mary Engelbreit Is Summoning the Revolution with a Free 'Vote' Download

Posted By on Tue, Oct 16, 2018 at 2:10 PM

St. Louis-based illustrator Mary Engelbreit is well known for sweetness and light — type her name into a Google image search, and you'll surely have an instant flash of recognition when you see row after row of rosy-cheeked kids and sunflowers. Her style is distinctive, and so are her...

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St. Louis Halloween 2018: Your Complete Guide to the Frightening Fun

Posted By on Tue, Oct 16, 2018 at 6:55 AM

This year, Halloween falls on a Wednesday — and that means there will be plenty of good parties for the two weekends that precede it, as well as on Halloween night itself. It's basically triple the fun! We've got a complete list of the merriment being planned for this...

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Monday, October 15, 2018

This Couple Loves Haunted Houses So Much, They Got Married at the Darkness

Posted By on Mon, Oct 15, 2018 at 10:55 AM

On the day of her wedding, Stefanie Greenhalgh considers her reflection in the makeup artist's mirror. The changes had started small: A corpse's pallor brushed on her cheeks, circles of bruised purple etched around her eyes. Then came the delicate red veins creeping up her jaw — and the...

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Friday, October 12, 2018

St. Louis Art Supply Celebrates CWE Grand Opening, Plus a New In-House Cafe

Posted By on Fri, Oct 12, 2018 at 10:52 AM

The city's only art supply shop, South City Art Supply, is now St. Louis Art Supply (4532 Olive Street, 314-884-8345) — and Cherokee Street's loss is the Central West End's gain. The shop first opened its doors in 2015, but ultimately decided the Central West End was geographically a better...

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The Best Things to Do in St. Louis This Weekend, October 11 to 14

Posted By on Fri, Oct 12, 2018 at 6:55 AM

Fall done fell, and it's officially the best time of year. The air is crisp, we've traded sweat for sweaters and St. Louis is positively bubbling with things to do. Artica brings both weird and beautiful to the riverfront, there are a passel of plays on tap and, speaking...

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Thursday, October 11, 2018

Snow Day, New St. Louis Startup, Will Capture Your House in a Snow Globe

Posted By on Thu, Oct 11, 2018 at 8:25 AM

A new St. Louis-based startup aims to use 3-D printing to turn your house into a custom snowglobe. Founded by Karl Stiefvater, Lisa Donahue and Amy VanDonsel, Snow Day says it can take any building you captured on video and miniaturize it — and then, for the ultimate bespoke...

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