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Jerry Dixon Goes Under The Sea as King Triton at the Muny

The Muny’s 99th season continues June 20-29 with its production of “Disney’s The Little Mermaid.” Jerry Dixon, of New York, portrays King Triton, Ariel’s father. Dixon is no stranger to the stage, and though King Triton is only one of a few large production characters Dixon has portrayed, his excitement for the role isn’t shadowed. […]

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SLSO Resident Conductor Inspires Next Generation of Musicians

Madeline De Geest, 11, started dreaming of becoming a conductor after she saw St. Louis Symphony Resident Conductor Gemma New perform in the Fall of 2016. “When she went on stage she had this presence,” De Geest said. New was leading the St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra. “I could not take my eyes off her,” De Geest […]

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Jessie Gilroy’s Plan for Bringing Pangea to Modern Earth

Jessie Gilroy is the kind of person — and chef — that is objective in the way she does things. It’s how she presents herself in the food she makes, and it’s in the interactions that she has with her fellow staff and diners. She’s in the kitchen on a mission: to get the job […]

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Circus Flora’s Harald Boerstler Talks Time Travel, Pride and More

Now in his 27th season with Circus Flora, House Manager and Volunteer Coordinator Harald Boerstler joined the Circus in 1990 when founder David Balding asked him to play bagpipes for a benefit in Forest Park. Boerstler then became a regular volunteer. “We had eight volunteers [at that time] who took care of everything, and my […]

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‘Romp’ Around St. Louis This Summer in Latest Styles

It has been a few weeks since the RompHim broke the Internet, and the hype is still in full force. Men’s clothing has been adjusting to fit a more diverse generation. In the last few years, we’ve seen men’s leggings, men’s joggers and no one can forget the time Kanye West wore heels. But nothing […]

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The Sounds of Pride 2017

Who doesn’t love new music? With summer and Pride quickly approaching, it is prime time to prepare for great weather, fresh beats and, of course, all the pride-inducing fun one can fathom. From Coachella’s lineup of surprise new singles to the eager anticipation of all our favorite divas’ new albums, now is the time to […]

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Fashion, Flowers, Folk Music to be Featured at Festival at Grand Center

As a celebration of St. Louis artistry, local creative agencies Socially Jen and Co. and HEX have arranged for a daylong festival in Grand Center that will showcase fashion, flowers, and folk music. This inaugural festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 4, and housed in both the new .ZACK building off […]

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Auf WiederSchmidt: An Exit Exposé from the Editor

I specifically remember my first day at Vital VOICE: November 3, 2014. I had never worked in an office environment before, so sitting at my glass desk surrounded by pretty people quietly clicking away at their Macs with the sound of Taylor Swift’s then new single, “Shake It Off,” playing in the background was a delightful […]

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