Kudos to St. James Winery. Its Friendship School White Wine was named Best White Wine at California’s Long Beach Grand Cru Competition earlier this month. The winery also took home five additional gold medals, seven silver medals and a bronze medal for its other entries in the competition.
Just call Richard and Kathie Winter an all-star team. Through the years, the pair has utilized their complementary talents for organizing signature events to bring in big dollars for a multitude of nonprofits.
St. Louis may be known as a sports town, but Jill McGuire says that the Gateway City should be thought of as something else—an "arts town."
So, you’re looking for something different to do this weekend? Well, you’re in luck, because you’ve just hit the performing arts jackpot with the third annual St. Lou Fringe Festival.
Ladies and gentlemen! Boys and girls! Step right up to The Pawn, this year’s production by the renowned Circus Flora. Grab your peanuts and popcorn, and prepare to be amazed by the chess-themed affair. Laugh with goofy clowns, watch, bewildered, as acrobats soar through the air, and see the impossible turn possible before your eyes!
What’s being billed as the gala event of the summer takes place under the big top later this month: Circus Flora's signature Flora Dora annual fundraiser will be held Saturday, May 31, under the big top adjacent to Powell Hall.
Flora Dora co-chairs Richard and Kathie Winter
It’s a milestone year for SING FOR SITEMAN, the annual event that brings together a group of world-renowned artists from OPERA THEATRE OF SAINT LOUIS to perform for one night only to benefit SITEMAN CANCER CENTER’s Discovery Fund for cancer research. The fifth annual benefit concert on Monday, June 9, will be held at a new venue this year: the 730-seat Performing Arts Center at John Burroughs School. Opera stars STEPHANIE BLYTHE, RENÉ BARBARA, SUSANNAH BILLER, PATRICK CARFIZZI, LEVI HERNANDEZ, SEAN PANIKKAR and ELIZABETH ZHAROFF will be accompanied by internationally acclaimed pianist CAROL WONG, who also serves as the concert’s artistic director. Co-chairs for the evening are KIM EBERLEIN and CHERI FROMM. For tickets, call 961-0644 or visit opera-stl.org/SingForSiteman. Ladue News is a proud media sponsor of Sing for Siteman.
Catherine and Chuck Vaaler
Laura and Robert Peterson
Dorothy Meyerson, Judy Gorin
Pam and Jim Kreleler
Mike and Karen Gedera
Julie Van Etten, Denise Anderson
Brian Connor, Hether Beck, Keith and Angelia Gosney
Kristi Mattison, Kathryn Ballard
Larry and Karen Goering