From a birthplace of the blues to the country’s second-oldest symphony, St. Louis’ historic arts scene keeps on thriving. American Arts Experience (AAE) will celebrate the city’s past and present music, art, theater, dance and literature from Oct. 3 to 19 at a variety of local theaters, galleries and universities.
The National Children’s Cancer Society (NCCS) in St. Louis believes every child with cancer deserves every chance to live. Founded in 1987 by president and CEO Mark Stolze to help children in need of bone marrow transplants, the nonprofit has expanded its services through the years to provide financial, emotional and educational resources for families facing cancer. Since its inception, the organization has provided almost $60 million in direct financial assistance to more than 35,000 kids nationwide.
Congratulations to Tom Voss, recipient of the 2014 Missourian Award, an honor that recognizes the state's most accomplished citizens. Voss recently retired as chairman, president and CEO of Ameren following a 45-year career.
Joan Wolken, Ann Ryan, Sheldon Glass
Sheldon and Jean Glass, Jill Goldfarb
It's official: Garden Glow will once again light up the Missouri Botanical Garden this winter. The winter light exhibit will take place Nov. 22 through Jan. 3, with more than half a million lights adorning the Garden's most iconic locations.
Need a lift to the North Pole this holiday season? For the first time ever, The Polar Express Train Ride is coming to town, departing from St. Louis Union Station beginning in late November.
Story: Life in Czarist Russia is harsh for the Jewish residents of Anatevka, but it is the life they know. Their story is seen through the lens of Tevye the dairyman, who with his wife Golda struggles to raise their five daughters according to the precepts of the “Good Book.” The world, however, is evolving rapidly, and those changes are reaching even into their small, inconspicuous community.
Maurice Johnson, Megan Green
Corey Adams, Deanna Carroll
Molly and Chris Danforth
Brad and Beth Ketcher, Rene Morency
Melinda McAliney, Ann Vazquez, Abigail and Matt Miller
Fes Shaughnessy,Kara Kirchherr, Randy Hilleren
Francea Bolden, Patricia Charitable
Dann and Dawn Adams, Doug Rasmussen, Dylan Simonsen, Jing and David Stiffler
Kelly and Mitch Pollock
Kara Kirchherr, Annette Beck, Christine Grosch, Delores Denson
Joe and Rita Carpenter
Jim and Suzy Cornbleet, Ann and Thom Schwetye
Robert Otto, Christina Zwolak, Bob Barrett, Suzie Nall
Ken and Leslie Kotiza
Bob Barrett, Suzie Nall