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Bar: PM to Host Drag Show Fundraiser For Alzheimer’s Association

In June, people around the world, including Bar: PM, will participate in The Longest Day, an awareness and fundraising event about hope and dedicated to all those affected by Alzheimer’s disease. Whether it’s choosing a favorite activity, hosting an event or joining a team, participants will ignite a global conversation about Alzheimer’s disease, the brain […]

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Dee Daniels Brings Jazz to St. Louis for Ella Fitzgerald Tribute Concert This Sunday

Renowned jazz singer Dee Daniels will be the featured singer at the Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald and Ladies of Swing concert hosted by the St. Louis Symphony at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 11. This year would have been Ella’s 100th birthday, and to honor the Queen of Jazz, Dee has teamed up with the St. […]

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St. Louis Symphony Announces Next Music Director Stéphane Denève

Today, the St. Louis Symphony announced the appointment of Stéphane Denève as its next Music Director. Denève, who will serve as the St. Louis Symphony’s 13th Music Director, has been a frequent guest conductor with the orchestra since 2003.  His initial three-year term as Music Director begins with the 2019-2020 season. He will serve as […]

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Stories From The Squirrel

Like your best friend who “dishes” all the dirt to you after a few cocktails (some of them even do it sober), it’s time to pull back the curtain and share some secrets with our beloved Vital VOICE readers. I am The Squirrel. Yes, The Squirrel. Vital VOICE’s (un)official mascot here in St. Louis. And […]

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TV, Internet Dance Stars Bring Moves to Stage in #FOLLOWME at the Fox

For the first time ever, dance superstars and online sensations WilldaBeast (“So You Think You Can Dance” choreographer; 2.6 million followers), Nia Sioux (“Dance Moms”; 5.8 million followers), Kenneth San Jose (685K followers), and Janelle Ginestra (587K followers) will join forces and hit the road in a brand new live dance show #FOLLOWME. The show […]

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Central West End Galleries to Host Coordinated Openings on Thursday, June 8

Celebrate contemporary art in the Central West End with the opening of several new shows at the neighborhood’s award-winning galleries on Thursday, June 8, including:  Portals & Dimensions at Duane Reed Gallery — 4729 McPherson Ave. Works by Greg Pettit, Benjamin Lowder and Francesco Lo Castro. Runs through Aug. 5. Mark Hillard at Houska Gallery — 4728 McPherson Ave. Hillard’s primary interests are […]

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Streets of St. Charles Live Concert Series Continues June 14 with Superjam

The Streets of St. Charles teams up with Y98 and the Greater St. Charles Convention and Visitors Bureau to continue its StreetsFest Beale Street Concert Series with Superjam who will bring their classic rock ‘n’ roll sounds to the stage on June 14 from 6-8 p.m. The concert is free and open to the public. “We […]

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Open Letter: New Hope for Life After Hemorrhagic Stroke

By Jeroen Coppens, MD It’s the third leading cause of death among Americans and the leading cause of serious, long-term disability. It’s STROKE. More specifically, hemorrhagic stroke – bleeding that occurs from a broken blood vessel within the brain and statistically, the deadliest, costliest and most debilitating form of stroke with no proven surgical answer. […]

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