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Interfaith concert brings STL together

September 11, 2014 at 7:44 pm 1 comment

The Sept. 11 Interfaith Commemoration in Music: An Appreciation of Religious Diversity brought together different St. Louis communities to celebrate the variety of faith traditions that thrive in this city. The event was hosted by Arts and Faith St. Louis, a local organization whose mission is to “establish an ongoing, […]

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Roxane Gay speaks to feminism at book reading

September 4, 2014 at 6:42 pm 0 comments

An un-air-conditioned room with blank walls and folding chairs became a literary salon last Friday as eager readers endured the heat to hear from writer Roxane Gay. Hosted by Left Bank Books, the event was part of Gay’s book tour celebrating her new collection of essays entitled “Bad Feminist.” Drawing […]

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Sam Smith: Sound of the summer

Sam Smith: Sound of the summer

September 4, 2014 at 6:39 pm 0 comments

The summer of the Ebola virus epidemic, the summer of the ALS ice bucket challenge, the summer of the Ferguson riots, the summer of Robin Williams’ death and the summer of the US soccer team’s hopeful streak in the cup. Like other news stories and current events, these happenings affect […]

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Buddhist monks in CGC: Spotlight on sacred art from Tibet

September 4, 2014 at 6:37 pm 0 comments

Last week, the Jesuit tradition of Saint Louis University included Buddhist teachings from Tibet. SLU hosted an event in the Center for Global Citizenship, Aug. 27-29, titled “The Sacred Art of Sand Mandala.” A group of Tibetan monks of the Drepung Gomang Monastery created a sand mandala during the three-day […]

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‘Doctor Who’ takes new turn with Capaldi

‘Doctor Who’ takes new turn with Capaldi

September 4, 2014 at 6:33 pm 0 comments

Thank goodness SLU’s cable package includes BBC America, because there is a new Doctor. “Doctor Who,” the British science fiction television show, revolves around a character named the Doctor. He’s a time-and-space-traveling alien whose spaceship looks like an old-fashioned police call box (it’s bigger on the inside), and whose only […]

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Cinco de Mayo celebrations hit the streets of Cherokee

May 1, 2014 at 3:28 pm 0 comments

Everyone in St. Louis knows that among the sea of vintage boutiques, trendy cafes, street art and hip bars, Cherokee Street is the local hub of Mexican culture. Grocery stores with fresh tortillas? Yes, please. The best tacos in the city? La Vallesana has got you covered. The authentic and […]

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Scoops on S. Grand

May 1, 2014 at 3:25 pm 0 comments

While St. Louis is certainly famous for Ted Drewes custard, there is another ice cream jewel to try, Gelateria Del Leone, an Italian dessert cafe located just blocks away from the SLU Medical Campus on South Grand Blvd. The 6-year-old gelateria makes their Italian ice cream in-house, getting their dairy […]

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Janae Sheperd

New app is the cat’s meow: It’s ‘purrrfect’ for procrastinating

May 1, 2014 at 3:21 pm 0 comments

I’ve found it folks! I’ve discovered the best phone app to date. An app that let’s you combine cats, explosions, lasers and your favorite photos. This app is none other than CatPaint. CatPaint is a premier cat-based image editor for the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. You can effortlessly add […]

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Molly Rippinger

Olio: A modern twist on classic Mediterranean

May 1, 2014 at 3:16 pm 0 comments

Sometimes you just don’t know what you’re missing out on when it comes to food. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve driven, biked or run by the Mediterranean-inspired Olio in Tower Grove and told myself that I simply must stop in for at least a cocktail and an […]

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Tragic teen story shows ‘The Fault in Our Stars’

May 1, 2014 at 3:11 pm 0 comments

On Jan. 9, 2012, I waited in a bookstore until midnight for the first moment I could possibly purchase a copy of “The Fault in Our Stars” by John Green. I went home, read until early in the morning, slept a little bit, woke up and read some more, finishing […]

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