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MAPLE WO O D : Arts, Shopping & Dining

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Saint Louis

For more than 16 years, ALIVE has celebrated the makers, entrepreneurs and artists in St. Louis. GUIDED is a local, neighborhood-focused series showcasing shopping, dining, e d u c a t i o n a n d c u l t u r a l e x p e r i e n c e s i n a n e i g h b o r h o o d o f b e a u t y a n d c h a r a c t e r. R e a d e r s have the benefit of insider knowledge in the search for creatives who are making the city a d e s t i n a t i o n p o i n t f o r i n n o v a t i o n , c r e a t i v e c o u r a g e a n d o r i g i n a l i t y.

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company in 2011, 4 Hands Brewing Co. has always

community, Forest Park Forever partners with the City

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of St. Louis to restore, maintain and sustain our beloved

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city

Forest Park as one of America’s great urban parks—

and helping to make it a place we’re all proud

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The benevolent king By: Amy De La Hunt Photog raphy: Car men Troesser

I t ’s a l m o s t g u a r a n t e e d t h a t y o u w i l l e x p a n d

s a r d i n e s ) o r a b o w l o f j b e n ( f r e s h f a r m e r ’s

your culinary horizons—and perhaps even learn

cheese with herbs). They may pair it with

a bit of history—while dining here. Chef and

wine, but more likely they’ll choose one of

proprietor Ben Poremba named the restaurant

the intricately crafted cocktails. For a heartier

after Sultan Muhammad V of Morocco, who

appetite, look to the salatim (small plates

resisted efforts to impose anti-Jewish laws and

of salad, vegetables and spreads, usually

d e p o r t t h e c o u n t r y ’s J e w i s h p o p u l a t i o n d u r i n g

served cold). At 3 for $20 or 5 for $30, these

W o r l d W a r I I . I t ’s n o t n e c e s s a r y t o k n o w t h i s

are worth investing in as a shareable meal.

tidbit, but helps explain a few things, like the welcoming ambiance and the menu spotlight on

The dinner menu offers seafood, chicken and

R a c h e l ’s c o o k i e s ( f r o m P o r e m b a ’s m o t h e r, w h o

lamb in enticing combinations of sauces and

is Moroccan; his father survived the Holocaust).

vegetables. Because Poremba is a veteran o n t h e l o c a l r e s t a u r a n t s c e n e , h e ’s t r u s t e d

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Neighborhood residents frequently stop by

regardless of how unusual an ingredient or

the front patio for a snack such as briouat

combination might sound. His eateries are

(crispy tubes of brik stuffed with chicken or

a l s o p o p u l a r, s o r e s e r v a t i o n s a r e a g o o d i d e a .

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Robata Maplewood Experience vibrant Japanese cuisine here, from sushi and ramen to tempura and yakitori (skewered meats). 7260 MANCHESTER ROAD 314.899.9595

Maya Café and The Fo cal Point T here’s beautiful synerg y between the Latin-influenced café and the folk music listening room next door.

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Boo galoo A fun Caribbean vibe infuses the food, the drinks and even the seating at the bar.

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hoffman lachance contemporary By: Amy De La Hunt Photog raphy: Car men Troesser

T h i s a r t g a l l e r y, j u s t o f f t h e m a i n a r t e r y t h r o u g h Maplewood, has been a neighborhood anchor for nearly two decades. It was started by William and Alicia L a C h a n c e a n d M i c h a e l H o ff m a n , a l l re s p e c t e d a r t i s t s . T h e i r w o r k c a n b e f o u n d i n n o t a b l e c o l l e c t i o n s a ro u n d the world—and occasionally completely outside o f m a i n s t r e a m a r t c i r c l e s , l i k e A l i c i a L a C h a n c e ’s terrazzo floor at Lambert International Airport. Gallery visitors may find works from curators Alicia

LaChance

and

Michael

Hoffman—the

latter had new paintings on display over the summer—but most exhibits feature works from other contemporary painters, photographers, sculptors and mixed media artists. The gallery includes group shows and individual exhibitions, large and small works, and art that uplifts and i n s p i r e s . T h e g a l l e r y ’s p i e c e s h o l d d e e p m e a n i n g s that call upon the viewer to reflect and learn. Despite its quiet, side-street setting, the gallery is f u l l y i n t h e m a i n s t re a m o f a r t c o n v e r s a t i o n i n S t . L o u i s . U p c o m i n g a r t i s t s i n c l u d e J o n C o u r n o y e r, h e a d o f design at the Saint Louis Art Museum, whose detailed collages invite careful examination; Lauren Marx, who draws the complexity of nature; and Christopher B u r c h , w h o e x p l o r e s m y t h o l o g y a n d r a t i o n a l i t y.

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Intaglia Home and Garden Browse the online catalog or visit the shop to discover its affordable, unique home fur nishings and interior design ser vices. 7195 MANCHESTER ROAD 314.925.8800

Zee Bee Market T his is the second location of

a

delightful shop specializing in global, handmade, fair trade and sustainable goods. 7270 MANCHESTER ROAD 314.402.0940

Leopard Boutique W hen a local boutique g rows to three locations, it’s clearly striking the right note in its approach to clothing and accessories. 7407 MANCHESTER ROAD 314.279.5221 NO. 5

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elmwood By: Amy De La Hunt Photog raphy: Car men Troesser

E l m w o o d ’s

was

with muhammara (a Syrian walnut and roasted

highly anticipated, and the restaurant

opening

in

early

2019

red pepper spread), aleppo pepper flakes,

has not disappointed its foodie followers.

c u m i n a n d c o r i a n d e r o n t h e o t h e r. T h e r e a r e

The promise of live-fire cooking from a

also intriguing ingredient swaps. The grilled

noteworthy young chef has lured diners from

pork steaks, a nod to the local favorite cut,

across the St. Louis region—but visitors who

comes with salsa instead of barbecue sauce.

are simply looking for a good dinner out

Baba ghanoush is based on sweet potato

a n d h a v e n ’ t h e a r d a b o u t t h e m a d e - t o - o r d e r,

instead of eggplant.

all-charcoal grill and oven are in for a treat for the eyes and the taste buds. (Seats at

M a n a g e r C h r i s K e l l i n g ’s e x p e r i e n c e i n N a p a

the bar offer the best view of the glassed-

Va l l e y e n s u re s a s t ro n g w i n e l i s t f u l l o f

in kitchen.)

robust, full-bodied flavors that tempt even the most experienced wine connoisseurs to

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Chef Adam Altnether cleverly combines

swirl and sniff. If wine is not your thing,

simple and complex dishes throughout the

allow yourself to be captivated by the array

menu. Crudités with house-made ranch on

of beers and cocktails assembled for your

the one hand—spice-roasted young chicken

drinking pleasure.

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Foundation Grounds Coffeehouse Breakfast all day, abundant pastries, vegetarian dishes, quality coffees and plenty of space to enjoy it—no wonder regulars flock here. 7298 MANCHESTER ROAD 314.833.6460

Stone Spiral Coffee and Curios T his

eclectic

11-year-old

eater y,

a

favorite spot for clubs and affinity g roups,

proudly

supports

local

food

producers, artists, writers and musicians. 2 5 0 0 S U T T O N B LV D . 314.335.7388

Living Room Fuel up with house-roasted coffee plus hearty, healthy breakfast and lunch options in a relaxing setting. 2 8 0 8 S U T T O N B LV D . 314.899.0173 NO. 5

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Side Project Cellar By: Amy De La Hunt Photog raphy: Car men Troesser

Before Side Project Brewing launched, making

T h e p r o l i f i c b r e w e r y ’s o f f e r i n g s i n c l u d e

beer was truly a side project for Karen and

seasonal beers and blends. Side Project

Cory King. Their passion for barrel aging and

Cellar sells some in bottles to go and many

experimentation led to a successful line that

more on draft. Each one is served at the

includes saisons, wild ales and ales aged in

optimal temperature and in the correct

spirit barrels.

glass, as befits beers that may have been aged for years and naturally conditioned in

The brewery complex has a tasting room

the bottle for months before finally making

t h a t ’s o p e n o n t h e w e e k e n d s , b u t S i d e

it to the public. There are also scores of

P r o j e c t C e l l a r, l o c a t e d a f e w b l o c k s t o t h e

ales and whiskeys from around the world.

e a s t , i s t h e c o m p a n y ’s e v e r y d a y t a p r o o m .

Since the brewers always have multiple

The focus is on craft beers, wines and

collaborations going and new beers are

whiskeys. Every afternoon it fills with the

b e i n g r e l e a s e d r e g u l a r l y, b e s u r e t o a s k f o r

sounds of lively conversation and the aromas

tips from the staff when ordering. The short

of hops, malt and yeast. (But not food—

wine list features producers and styles with

the Belgian-inspired beer bar avoids cross-

interesting backstories too.

contaminating smells.)

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Schlafly Bottleworks The roots of St. Louis’ craft brewery boom trace to Schlafly, and its Maplewood brewhouse is a hub for beer-lovers. 7 2 6 0 S O U T H W E S T AV E . 314.241.2337

tapped Pay for only what you drink from 48 self-pour taps with wine, beer, cider and even coffee. 7278 MANCHESTER ROAD 314.899.0011

The dubliner Eddie Neill’s Irish-influenced restaurant and pub—a longtime favorite hangout Downtown—recently reopened in Maplewood. 2 7 3 3 S U T T O N B LV D . 314.781.4607

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8. P enzey’s Sp ices 9. V o m Fass 10. St . Lo uis K it chen 11. Tiffany’s Or ig inal Diner 12. Gus’s Wo r ld -Famo us Fr ied Chicken 13. The B lue Duck 14. E nco r e B aking Co mp any 15. Tr aveling Tea 16. M auhaus Cat Café and Lo ung e SHOP P ING & E NTE R TAINME NT Int ag lia Ho me and Gar d en Leo p ar d B o ut iq ue Zee B ee M ar ket


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3 1 . Eddie ’ s Guit ar s 3 2 . C omple x St ud io s Salo n & S pa 3 3 . Ble n d S alo n and Sp a 3 4 . S ole S u rviv o r 3 5 . Re s e t Vin tag e Ap p ar el 3 6 . T u f ts & Bat so n B amb o o Fly Rods 3 7 . Nova S alon 3 8 . S aratoga Lanes 3 9 . Ele me n ts of Desig n St ud io 4 0 . A mbe rS ky 4 1 . Nicole Mar t in Salo n 4 2 . S u bcu ltu re

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Bolyard’s Meat and Provisions By: Amy De La Hunt Photog raphy: Car men Troesser

Butchering is booming, and Chris and Abbie

with Korean seasoning, whole chickens with

Bolyard are on the cutting edge. When their

barbecue spices, beef brisket rubbed with

small neighborhood shop opened in 2014,

garlic and fennel, pork loin with mustard

their goal was to offer pasture-raised, hand-

and hot sauce—often sell out. So do the

cut meats from partner farms plus house-

buttermilk biscuits, made with local dairy

m a d e d i s h e s a n d c h a r c u t e r i e . C h r i s B o l y a r d ’s

and house-rendered lard. And vegetables,

background as a chef—he trained at The

like tallow-roasted cauliflower or sautéed

Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park,

kale. And the Saturday Cookouts. And the

N e w Yo r k — i s k e y t o u s i n g t h e w h o l e a n i m a l ,

lunch sandwiches.

from head to tail, and creating the perfect dishes and sides to showcase the meats to

E q u a l l y p o p u l a r a r e t h e s h o p ’s h o g b u t c h e r i n g

perfection.

classes—especially after Chris Bolyard won a T V c o m p e t i t i o n e a r l i e r t h i s y e a r. O n t h e

B o l y a r d ’s u n i q u e a p p r o a c h o f o f f e r i n g b o t h

H i s t o r y C h a n n e l ’s “ T h e B u t c h e r, ” h e u s e d

cut-to-order meats and finished meals clearly

his expertise to break down game, including

resonates with its customers. The Thursday

a wild boar and a deer using a flint knife.

Night Smoke-Out specials—beef chuck eye

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WHILE YOU'RE IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD:

Chateau Maplewood Maplewood’s first wine shop offers 250 selections plus a small menu for those who want to sit and sip on site. 7326 MANCHESTER ROAD 314.899.0105

Larder and Cupboard T his treasure trove of local foods, condiments and kitchen accessories also shares know-how via culinar y classes. 7310 MANCHESTER ROAD 314.300.8995

C. Oliver Coffee and Flower Bar Two young entrepreneurs have realized their char ming creative vision: a combo coffee house and flower shop. 7 4 0 1 H A Z E L AV E .

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Kakao Chocolate By: Amy De La Hunt Photog raphy: Car men Troesser To d e s c r i b e B r i a n P e l l e t i e r ’s c o m p a n y a s a n artisan chocolate maker would be to overlook all the other deliciousness it offers. Confections like bacon-pecan brittle, pates de fruits and flavored marshmallows. Sauces for pizza and curry and enchiladas. Hot chocolate mix. Grill rubs. B u t P e l l e t i e r ’s p a s s i o n i s c h o c o l a t e , a n d K a k a o i s beloved first and foremost for its sweet treats made from cacao beans. Sea salt caramels are the most p o p u l a r — j u s t i f i a b l y, i n o u r h u m b l e o p i n i o n — b u t i t ’s i m p o s s i b l e t o g o w r o n g w i t h a b o x o f m i x e d t r u f f l e s . S o m e a r e a v a i l a b l e y e a r- r o u n d ; o t h e r s u s e s e a s o n a l o r s p e c i a l t y i n g re d i e n t s . T h e s e c h o c o l a t i e r s will adapt anything to fit inside a rectangle of chocolate, even absinthe or beets or tomatoes and basil. Its products are made from all-natural i n g re d i e n t s ( c re a m , b u t t e r, v a n i l l a b e a n s e e d , s p i c e s , nuts, liqueurs) and hand-dipped in small batches. Kakao is a tireless supporter of local markets and events, no matter how sultry or chilly the w e a t h e r, a n d c u s t o m e r s r e c i p r o c a t e b y f l o c k i n g to the Maplewood shop for tastings, pairings and chocolate-making classes. Online orders are possible too, but half the fun of a visit to this shop i s g i v i n g i n t o t e m p t a t i o n a n d t r y i n g s o m e t h i n g n e w.

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Pie Oh My! It really doesn’t get any better than these

made-from-scratch

pies

in

traditional and exotic flavors (appleg reen

chili

or

hazelnut-caramel-

coffee, anyone?) 2 7 1 9 S U T T O N B LV D . 314.704.441

Strange Donuts This local chain got its start here in 2013, making classic styles and outsidethe-box “creations” fresh every day.

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Boardwalk Waffles and Ice Cream T he name says it all: New Jersey-style Belgian waffles are topped with ice cream and eaten like a sandwich. 7326 MANCHESTER ROAD 314.449.1209 NO. 5

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e v e n t s pace & v e n u e g u i d e

4 hands brewing co.

The cheshire

St. Louis’ 4 Hands Brewing Company has developed a devoted

C h e r i s h e d a s a ro m a n t i c a n d i n t i m a t e s e t t i n g i n S t . L o u i s , t h e

fo l l o w i n g o f c raf t b ee r l o vers due t o it s sophist icat ed por t fol io of

historically charming hotel has a multitude of event space

s p e ci a l t y and ye ar-ro un d b e e r flav or s, brew ed in a 20,000- square-

o p t i o n s f o r e v e r y t h i n g f ro m s m a l l g a t h e r i n g s t o m o m e n t o u s

fo o t fa cil i ty t h at c an eas i l y double as an ev ent space. T he

c e l e b r a t i o n s . Â T h e C h e s h i re p ro v i d e s f o u r d i n i n g o p t i o n s o n

b e a u t i fu l i nd us tri al s e t t i n g is an homage t o classic St . Louis

p ro p e r t y f o r g u e s t s t o e n j o y, a n d a n y o f t h e m c a n a l s o s e r v e a s

i n d u s t r i a l arc hi te c tu re, wi t h handmade w ood t ables and fit t ed

a v e n u e f o r e v e n t s . T h e e x p e r i e n c e d s t a ff c a n h e l p h o s t s c h o o s e

s t o o l s , e x p o s ed -b ri c k wal l s and plent y of nat ur al l ight . 4 Hands

among multiple configurations to perfectly suit their vision. A

a l s o h a s t he b ran d -n e w d i s t i l ler y, 1220 Ar t isan Spir it s, av ailable

m o re h i d d e n o p t i o n i s t h e B a c k ro o m , a s o p h i s t i c a t e d p r i v a t e

fo r

cigar lounge available only for hotel guests.

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O r i g i n a l l y c o n s t r u c t e d i n 1 9 2 7 a s a re t a i l c a m e r a o u t l e t f o r

o n d i s p l ay at The Ol d Orc hard Gal ler y, locat ed in t he hear t of

the Eastman Kodak Corporation, this historic art deco event

We b s t e r G ro ve s . Its c o ns tant ly ev olv ing col lect ion of or iginal ar t

venue specializes in boutique-style weddings and events.

cre a t e s a u n i q u e , s o p hi s t i c at ed at mosphere, and t he secluded

W i t h a rc h i t e c t u r a l d e t a i l s t h a t s p e a k t o t h e o r i g i n a l u s e o f t h e

o u t d o o r c o urtyard g i ve s g uest s t he ideal place t o mix, mingle

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inspires multi-dimensional leaders eager to serve others.

attention for active, experiential learning. As a testament to their

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are among the highest in the nation. Students are immersed in

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band and woodworking. The expansive 18-acre campus provides

support each other on the athletic fields, in the theater

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and throughout the school. An all-male environment and a

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dedicated faculty help teenage boys feel comfortable to try

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believes in “a balanced approach to developing the whole

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woman.” The private Catholic high school provides quality

is a place where personal best counts—in the classroom,

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them to grow in faith, knowledge and respect for self and

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Lesley Dill “Poem Dress of Circulation”

atrium gallery

The dark room

A sophisticated yet welcoming new space for the longtime

The Dark Room is one of St. Louis’ premier venues to

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experience

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culture. Located in the celebrated Grand Center Arts District

Miles continues to bring work by national and international

and open seven days a week, The Dark Room is home to live

artists—and a few select local ones as well—to an audience

jazz music every night and a rotating photo gallery featuring

she consistently inspires and enjoys. The opening exhibition

t h e w o r k o f S t . L o u i s - b a s e d p h o t o g r a p h e r s . I t ’s t h e p e r f e c t

features international artist Lesley Dill, known for her feminist

place to pop in for a drink or appetizer when heading to or

interests, represented in both two- and three-dimensional

from a performance at The Grandel, Fox Theatre, St. Louis

works. Nestled in an inspiring building known for design, and

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entrepreneurs to the sounds of live music from local and

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mosaics fine art festival

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The R ep l a unches i t s 2 0 1 9 - 2 0 s ea s on Sep t . 4 w i t h “ Ang el s i n

t h e 2 5 t h a nn u al MOSAICS Fi ne Ar t Fest ival feat ures approximat ely

Amer i ca . ” Fea t ur i ng Tony K us hner ’s revi s ed s cr i p t — w hi ch fuel ed

1 0 0 i n v i t ed and j u ri e d art i s ts exhibit ing and sel l ing or iginal w or ks

a ccl a i med revi va l s on B roa d w a y a nd L ond on’s Wes t E nd — t hi s

o f a r t a cro s s a vari ety o f p rice point s and med iums includ ing

p rod uct i on i s not ew or t hy b eca us e b ot h p a r t s w i l l b e p res ent ed

p a i n t i n g , s c ul p ture, p ho to g r aphy, pr int making, dr aw ing, w ood,

i n a rot a t i ng “ rep ” s ched ul e. I n Oct ob er, “ The L i fes p a n of a

j e we l r y, m etal wo rk , g l as s , m i xed med ia and more. A t t endees can

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l i v e e n t e rtai n m en t, f o o d an d dr ink from Main St reet rest aur ant s

I n Decemb er, The R ep op ens a new a d a p t a t i on of “ Pr i d e a nd

a n d s t re et ven d o rs an d e ducat ional ar t oppor t unit ies in t he

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Ch i l d re n ’s V i l l ag e an d Art S hop for Kids.

w hi l e p res er vi ng i t s d el i g ht ful l a ng ua g e.

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arts G U I D E

Ronald and Monique Ollie with a work of art from the Thelma and Bert Ollie Memorial Collection. Courtesy of the Saint Louis Art Museum.

SAINT louis art museum

The SHELDON CONCERT HALL & art galleries

A recent transformative gift of abstract, contemporary artwork

An anchor of the Grand Center Arts District and one of St.

by black artists has added significant depth and breadth

Louis’ greatest cultural resources, The Sheldon is lauded

t o t h e S a i n t L o u i s A r t M u s e u m ’s c o l l e c t i o n . “ T h e S h a p e o f

for its perfect acoustics, intimate setting and performances

Abstraction: Selections from the Ollie Collection” presents

by world-class artists—from jazz to folk, classical, world

40 paintings, drawings and prints thanks to the generosity

and bluegrass music. T ickets are now on sale for the 2019-

of St. Louis native Ronald Ollie and his wife, Monique. A

20 concert season, featuring rising stars and music legends

decades-long

deep

alike. Upcoming season performances include Cécile McLorin

appreciation for art by his parents during his childhood visits

S a l v a n t ( O c t . 5 ) , L o s L o b o s ( N o v. 8 ) , A n g é l i q u e K i d j o ( F e b . 1 4 ) ,

to the museum. “The Shape of Abstraction” is on view Sept.

SFJAZZ Collective (March 14) and more. Visit TheSheldon.org

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arts G U I D E

STAGES st. louis

world chess hall of fame

A romantic and inspiring musical adventure, “Man of La

The galleries at the World Chess Hall of Fame continue to make

Mancha” tells the epic story of author Miguel de Cervantes

chess fashionable. In an exhibition opening on Oct. 10, “Project

and his immortal creation Don Quixote. This poignant tale

Runway” star Michael Drummond weaves a narrative about the

of heartbreak and triumph features a melodic score that

environmental effects of the fast fashion industry. “Michael

includes the Broadway anthem “The Impossible Dream.” This

Drummond: Being Played” features chess-inspired fashion with

perfect combination of classic literature, heartfelt drama and

laser-cut synthetics, clothing spun from steel, digitally printed

raucous comedy urges us to transform the circumstances of

accessories and more. Simultaneously debuting is “A Beautiful

our lives through imagination—to see life not “as it is, but

Game,” which showcases the sophistication of chess—including a

as it ought to be.” An inspirational musical journey not to be

collection of chess-themed beauty products and advertisements—

missed! Playing now through Oct. 6.

while celebrating the creative and aesthetic aspects of the game.

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