music

Opera for All – Part Two

With its first-of-its-kind New Works Collective, Opera Theatre of Saint Louis brings representation and previously unsung stories to the stage.

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Culture

Opera for All – Part One

A national and international jewel, Opera Theatre of Saint Louis brings world-class opera to the metro in welcoming and accessible…

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Culture

Singing Her Own Tune

Girl Conductor founder Maria A. Ellis uses a unique blend of gospel, R&B, and hip-hop to make music education more…

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Culture

Notes of Community

Soul artist turned community facilitator Brian Owens helps lift up young creatives in St. Louis.

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Culture

‘Round and ‘Round

For 50 years, Mathew and Niah Foggy have built community while circling the roller rink at Skate King.

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Man and woman standing at skate rental counter

Pump Up the Volume

Through their Tunespeak platform, St. Louis musicians Tom and Rick Pernikoff are connecting international performers with ardent fans.

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Tom Pernikoff with his brother Rick

That’s
Entertainment

Downtown Edwardsville is thriving, thanks in part to the musicians and events Al Canal brings to the restored Wildey Theatre.

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Al Canal at the Wildey Theatre

Night Moves

Ranked No. 1 in nightlife, St. Louis is drawing attention for its fun, affordable ways to hit the town.

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Nightlife - We Love St. Louis sign

All That Jazz

Lauren Parks and Jas Gary Pearson have turned the childhood home of music legend Miles Davis into a community catalyst.

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Culture
Lauren Parks and Jas Gary Pearson outside the childhood home of Miles Davis

Keys to the Community

Kayia Baker and Pianos for People are changing lives one note at a time.

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Community

Family Matters

Angie Smart is an accomplished violinist with the St. Louis Symphony – a career her son Theo Bockhorst might want,…

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Angie Smart and Theo Bockhorst rehearse in the green room at Powell Hall.

Bass-ic Instinct

Tonina’s passion for the low notes is creating a hum in St. Louis.

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