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01 Feb 2020

By Jen Roberts It began with a simple but brilliant premise.  “The idea was that artists were well-equipped to run the artistic part of their careers but needed expert advice when it came to legal and accounting matters,” says Sue Greenberg, executive director of Volunteer Lawyers and Accountants for the Arts (VLAA), founded in 1982 … Continue reading Supporting the Arts: Volunteer Lawyers and Accountants for the Arts looks for ways to expand its efforts

01 Feb 2020

By Melissa Meinzer As any plugged-in music fan will tell you, the music scene here is rockin’ and rollin’ — no help needed. On any night, you can find local, regional, and national acts in everything from gritty little rooms to stadiums. Now, a trio of new or reworked events aim to shine a light … Continue reading Turning Up the Volume: Saint Louis Music Initiative aims to shine a spotlight on the region’s robust music scene

01 Feb 2020

South Africa meets St. Louis for two performances that speak volumes about the universal human experience through movement. By Caitlin Lally Note: This article has been updated to reflect changes to performance dates and times. Performing in sold-out shows more than 8,500 miles away, resident company Karlovsky & Company Dance had the opportunity to recently … Continue reading Transcen-Dance: Karlovsky & Company Dance partners with South African dance company for ‘Conversations’

01 Feb 2020

By Melissa Meinzer At its best, theatre can provide a great deal: It entertains us, it moves us, it sustains us, it reflects us back to ourselves. But for some St. Louis school kids, it can literally save their lives. Metro Theater Company’s “Say Something, Do Something!” program uses drama to help equip students to … Continue reading Beyond the Stage: Metro Theater Company prepares students for difficult real-life situations

24 Jan 2020

Kicking off a series of literary works paired with beverages by @blueprintcoffee, this week’s “Caffeinated Curation” features “Little Man Little Man” by James Baldwin and Yoran Cazac, and San Lorenzo filtered coffee from Guatemala, which offers sweet, nutty, citrusy notes, and earthy qualities. 📚☕ Born in 1924, “Uncle Jimmy” as he is sometimes referred, was a … Continue reading Caffeinated Curation: James Baldwin

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