Story: LaDonna Adrian Gaines had a supportive family, parents, sisters and brothers who made her feel loved. She also had a talent for singing which received its ‘baptism of fire’ when she filled in as a 10-year-old at the last minute for a singer at her family’s church.
Original J’s Tex-Mex & Barbecue features central Texas-style barbecue with Mexican-inspired starters and sides.
Story: Medea and Jason live with their son Acan and helper Tita in East Los Angeles. They’ve migrated from the Mexican state of Michoacan and the city of Zamora, where Medea was a land-owner’s daughter.
Story: Memphis has operated Lee’s Restaurant in Pittsburgh’s Hill District for decades. Once upon a time it was a flourishing enterprise, but now in 1969 it’s frequented mostly by a handful of regulars such as elder statesman Holloway and Wolf, who runs a bookie operation from wherever he’s …
Devotees of Thai cuisine should make a beeline for Valley Park to visit Sweetie Cup Thai Cafe, which plates dishes of that nationality and unique sweets in a casual setting.
In seeking a unique vision for a project, a whim led this St. Charles artist to glue some pine bark from his backyard to a sculpture he was creating.
Prioritized Pastries is a vegan, gluten-free bakery that serves fresh, from-scratch baked goods and desserts.
The area’s beloved, nationally lauded ballet company turns 45 this year as its acclaimed artistic director marks 20 years in ’20.
Jan 21The Sheldon Ballroom
Jan 20The Sheldon
Jan 21Majestic Dance Studio
Jan 21Bonsack Gallery at John Burroughs School
The wheels of change kept driving the local theater scene in 2019. Hana S. Sharif officially took over as the Augustin Family artistic director at The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis and began her regime with the 53-year-old company’s first production of the epic drama, Angels in America.
A recent multimillion-dollar reimagining of a Central West End landmark should steal the hearts of those who visit it.
Story: Hard-working carrier John Peerybingle knows that he isn’t a scholar or even a handsome young man for that matter. He’s an ordinary, middle-aged bloke getting by in life the best he can in England in 1845.
Story: Struggling inventor Rand Peltzer visits Chinatown in search of a Christmas present for his son, Billy. While browsing in a local shop he is intrigued by a furry little creature known as a mogwai (Cantonese for ‘devil’). Shop owner Mr. Wing, however, refuses to sell the mogwai to Peltz…