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Exploring Cherokee Street: Arts, Shopping & Dining


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C O N T E M P O R A RY A RT M U S E U M The Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis (CAM)

monthly neighborhood art crawl, CAM connects

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T h e L u m i n a r y ’s h o m e o n C h e r o k e e w a s b u i l t in 1909 as an odeon (a theater for musical performances) before being converted into retail space. The McAnallys completely rehabbed the building and relocated there in 2014, attracted to the neighborhood by its vibrant, diverse residents and entrepreneurs. The community in t u r n h a s e m b r a c e d t h e i r q u e s t t o c r e a t e u n l i k e l y, groundbreaking connections through the arts.

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• EXPLORING •

Cherokee Street

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CHEROKEE ST

STYLE 1. R u t h ’ s Vintage Clothing 2. Re t r o 101 & Cherry Bomb Vintage 3. Ru by Francis 4. But t o nMakers.net 5. Bespo ke 6. Afr ican Bazaar 7. Novedades Johana 8. Gr e ase 3 S TL S t yle House

HOME MESA HOME 9. Buddha Body & B ath 10. Bohème 11. Flowers to t h e Pe o p l e 12. Flowers and W e e d s 13. Heirloom Roo m 14. Hammond’s An ti q u e s & B o o ks 15. Riverside Ar ch i te ctu ral An ti q u e s 16. Purple Cow Future Ance s to r

FOOD V IS TA R AM E N 17. M i d w e s t Pas ta C o mp an y 18. Wh i s k 19. K al b i Taco S h ack 20. B yrd & B arre l 21. B ri d g e B re ad 22. La V al l e s an a 23. Taq u e ri a E l B ro n co 24. Di an a’ s B ake ry 25. M as te r Pi e z a 26. To w e r Taco


MESA HOME

VISTA RAMEN

27. R e d Guitar Bread 28. Don Carlos 29. E l Torito 30. E laine’s 31. L it t le Dipper The Mudhouse Yaquis on Cherokee D RIN K 32. F oam 33. S t . Louis Hop Shop 34. F or t une Teller Bar

35. B Side 36. Earthbound Bee r 37. Propaganda 38. San Loo 39. El Leñador The Whiskey Ri n g ARTS AND C ULTUR E THE LUMINARY 40. South City Art S u p p l y 41. Dead Wax Record s 42. Oh So Vivant Ph o to B o o th s

43. 2720 Cherokee Performing Arts Center 44. C as a Lo ma B al l ro o m 45. K i s me t C re ati ve C e n te r 46. F i re cracke r Pre s s 47. Art M o n s te r 48. B l an k S p ace 49. We s tmi n s te r Pre s s 50. M i d w e s t Gu i tar 51. Le mp B re w e ry E n d l e s s Pl an e t R e co rd s


B o r k ’s f e l l o w c o - o w n e r s J e r e m y a n d C a s e y M i l l e r also own The Mud House, a coffee shop a few b l o c k s e a s t t h a t ’s a s c o m f y a n d c o z y a s V i s t a i s

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m o d e r n a n d e d g y. T h e i r s y n e r g i s t i c p a r t n e r s h i p elevates the trio to new culinary heights. Although B o r k ’s m e n u c h a n g e s s e a s o n a l l y, i t ’s a l w a y s w o r t h sampling the surprisingly rich veggie ramen, the

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smoked scallops, the pork ribs with crab caramel and the sticky toffee pudding with miso ice cream.

h i g h l y p r a i s e d . C o n s e q u e n t l y, g e t t i n g a s e a t i s n o t a l w a y s e a s y — e s p e c i a l l y o n w e e k e n d s . B u t i t ’s w o r t h it for the chance to explore chef and co-owner Chris B o r k ’s t a k e o n t h e u b i q u i t o u s A s i a n n o o d l e d i s h . A t a price point that tops out at $13 for the signature dish, Vista Ramen is a great deal for excellent eats.

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THE WHISKEY RING T he bar stocks dozens of whiskeys and bourbons, as the name promises, but also has limited-release beers and craft cocktails.

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h ig h l ig h t o wn e r Anni Stone’s ded ica t ion

finds the sweet spot between wall-to-

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W i t h t h e y e a r ’s u p c o m i n g c a m p p r o g r a m m i n g , t h e s u m m e r of 2017 has the potential to be an exciting adventure at The College School. Options include themed two-week camps and multi-day expeditions for kids ages 4-15. Students can l e a r n a b o u t c o d i n g , p h o t o g r a p h y, a r c h a e o l o g y, f i l m m a k i n g and much more from experienced instructors. Since 1963, students at The College School have engaged in authentic, experiential learning. Come get a taste of this approach at summer camp, with before and aftercare available.

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C O C A i s o n e o f S t . L o u i s ’s p r e m i e r o r g a n i z a t i o n s f o r n e w artists and masters alike, creating an innovative environment for campers to learn, perform and appreciate the arts. This s u m m e r 2 0 1 7 , i t ’s t h e p e r f e c t p l a c e t o h o n e c r e a t i v i t y i n a f u n , exciting learning environment, with camps for kids and teens t o e n g a g e i n n e w c h a l l e n g e s . C a m p s a v a i l a b l e i n c l u d e p o e t r y, dance, drama, sculpture, songwriting, videography and much more, taught by professional artists. Options include week-long full- or half-day sessions, with before and aftercare available.

Located on a beautiful, sprawling campus, Chesterfield Montessori School offers an exciting summer program for children ages 2 1/2 through 12 years old. Activities include swimming, tennis, sports, art activities and more, with half-day and extended-care options available as well as a catered lunch program. The program serves as the perfect c o m p l e m e n t t o t h e y e a r- l o n g a c a d e m i c p r o g r a m d u r i n g t h e summer months, with the goal of productively engaging children and helping them continue to learn outside of the classroom, w h e r e m a n y o f l i f e ’s m o s t v a l u a b l e l e s s o n s a r e l e a r n e d .

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Medardo Rosso, Ecce puer (Behold the Child), 1906. Private Collection. Photograph by Robert Pettus.

WORLD CHESS HALL OF FAME

PULITZER ARTS FOUNDATION

Located in the heart of the Central West End, the World Chess Hall of Fame (WCHOF) celebrates the game of chess through engaging exhibitions and creative programming. A s a n o t - f o r- p r o f i t c o l l e c t i n g i n s t i t u t i o n , t h e W C H O F h o n o r s t h e a c c o m p l i s h m e n t s o f t h e g a m e ’s f i n e s t p l a y e r s and presents exhibitions that explore the history of the game and its subsequent impact on arts and culture. Along with those of its sister organization, the Chess Club and S c h o l a s t i c C e n t e r o f S a i n t L o u i s , t h e W C H O F ’s a c t i v i t i e s h a v e distinguished St. Louis as an international chess destination.

St. Louis is well known for world-class arts that are free and open to the public. The Pulitzer Arts Foundation is an important contributor to this citywide atmosphere, as a creative engine for innovative arts collaborations and exhibitions. On view through May 13, Medardo Rosso: Experiments in Light and Form is the first comprehensive U S - m u s e u m e x h i b i t i o n o f t h e a r t i s t ’s w o r k i n o v e r 5 0 y e a r s , bringing together sculpture, drawings and photographs. The works represent Medardo R o s s o ’s (1858-1928) variety of efforts to capture and manipulate light, and the result is a stunning experience not to be missed.

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THE SHELDON

SAINT LOUIS BALLET

The Sheldon Concert Hall has earned its rightful spot as one o f S t . L o u i s ’s m o s t i n n o v a t i v e a r t s i n s t i t u t i o n s . I n a d d i t i o n to galleries dedicated to music, architecture and innovative visual artists, the Concert Hall regularly hosts world-class artists for performances. Upcoming performers include bluegrass phenom Sierra Hull, Caribbean jazz trumpeter Etienne Charles and Celtic favorite Gaelic Storm (pictured), a l l i n M a r c h 2 0 1 7 . T h e S h e l d o n ’s a n n u a l g a l a w i l l t a k e p l a c e on May 12, featuring jazz and R&B legend George Benson.

S a i n t L o u i s B a l l e t , o n e o f t h e c i t y ’s p r e m i e r b a l l e t companies, presents one of the most beloved ballets of all t i m e : T h e S l e e p i n g B e a u t y. P e r f e c t f o r c h i l d r e n a n d a d u l t s alike, the show has it all: glorious costumes, spectacular pageantry and the world's most famous kiss. Prepare for beautiful dancing, a classic score and a large cast of fanciful characters, with four upcoming performances April 7-9 a t t h e s t u n n i n g To u h i l l P e r f o r m i n g A r t s C e n t e r. T i c k e t s may be purchased online or by phone at (314)-516-4949.

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Edgar Degas, French, 1834-1917; The Millinery Shop, 1879-1886; oil on canvas; 39 3/8 x 49 9/16 inches; The Art Institute of Chicago, Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Larned Coburn Memorial Collection

February 12 –May 7

For ticket information, visit slam.org/degas. Members always free. Everyone free on Friday.

#SLAMdegas Degas, Impressionism, and the Paris Millinery Trade is organized by the Saint Louis Art Museum and the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. The exhibition is supported by an indemnity from the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities. The project is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. The St. Louis presentation is generously supported by the William T. Kemper Foundation— Commerce Bank, Trustee. Financial assistance has been provided by the Missouri Arts Council, a state agency.


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