Story: Fritz Kobus, a wealthy 19th century landowner, argues with his friend, a rabbi named David, about the institution of marriage. Although he provides a dowry for a young couple, Fritz disdains marriage and wagers with David one of his vineyards that he will never become married himself.
Story: Figaro, valet to Count Almaviva of Seville, is set to marry Susanna, maid to Countess Rosina Almaviva. The womanizing Count, determined to have Susanna, threatens to invoke the “feudal right of the manor,” by which he may take the place of his valet on the latter’s wedding night. This doesn’t set well with either Figaro or Susanna, who make plans to thwart the Count’s efforts.
He doesn’t appear to have much in common with big-time head coaches: He doesn’t wear $1,000 suits, he doesn’t try to act slick, he isn’t arrogant. Kim Anderson is about the nicest guy you are going to meet, and he is the future of Mizzou basketball.
There was no three-peat at the U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur Championship for St. Louis native Ellen Port.
Business is sweet these days for a St. Louis family of chocolate-makers. Dan and Rosalie Abel established the Chocolate Chocolate Chocolate Company in 1981, at just about the same time they were establishing their family.
Emily Bliss Fowler-Cornfeld & James Wright Clayton
Take a bow, Team USA and captain Ellen Port—you have earned it!
REBECCA FELDMANN, a staff attorney at Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, has been named chair of the American Immigration Lawyers Association’s Missouri-Kansas chapter.
TOM VOSS has been appointed to Grand Center’s board of directors. Voss is retiring from his position as executive chairman at Ameren Corporation on July 1.
A packed house at the Fox Theatre was entertained by the area’s most talented high school students during the 4th annual Teen Talent Competition. First-place honors went to Donesha Buhr for her dazzling hula hoop routine.
Dr. Jackie Garrett, Antoinette Lee, Donna Schwartz
Jennifer Glickert (Co-Chair), Linzi Cavanaugh, Laura Janson (Co-Chair)
Chris Salaveria, Moneta Salaveria, Martin Gorski
Terry Trunko, Carol Schwartz
Sarah Hacala, Debbie Lang, Carla Pace, Danielle Lansing
Mary Pat Sheehan, Marta Beile
Kelly Shinstock, Beth Clark
Michael Schwarze, Evan Sponsler, Margot Mannion, Elizabeth Rottjakob
Shannon Sheehan, Kristin Sheehan, Michelle Ostermueller (Director Of Marketing)
Marie Holt, Mary Beth Powell