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About 40 minutes into her relentlessly paced show, Lizzo had barely taken a breath in between the singing, dancing, rapping and twerking. But she stopped to soak in the love that came from the other side of the stage at The Pageant Tuesday night during the sold-out St. Louis leg of her “Cuz …

St. Louis audiences owe opera great Jessye Norman a recent debt of gratitude. Norman was among the early influences of Karen Slack, who delivered a critically acclaimed performance as she originated the role of Billie Blow during the world premiere of Terence Blanchard’s “Fire Shut Up In My …

There was a familiar sound upon entering COCA and turning the corner towards the doors of Millstone Gallery for the opening reception of “Adornment” by curator-in-residence Yvonne Osei. It’s a buzz anyone versed in black culture will instantly recognize.

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The St. Louis American Foundation’s annual Salute to Excellence in Education Scholarship and Awards Gala, commonly known as Salute – is something that has to be experienced in order to truly describe.

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LaStarsha McGarity wants to combine art and science into a career, and the Saint Louis Art Museum is pleased to have helped make her dreams and aspirations come true. McGarity arrived at the Museum in August 2018 to begin a one-year internship in the Museum's conservation department.  When a…

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“I just want you to be true,” Annika Chambers sang into the microphone before passing it to the pint-sized blues fan she summoned from the audience. Chambers stooped down to the little girl’s level. When it was her turn, she fearlessly repeated Chambers – and waited for her turn to sing again.

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On the eve of the fifth anniversary of the death of Michael Brown, guests gathered at Greater St. Mark Church. The sanctuary was a protestor safe haven as well as a site for planning and programming during the months of unrest that came in response to his death.