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c l ay to n : Arts, Shopping & Dining

vo l . 3

Winter 2019

no. 6


guided:

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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4 H A N D S B R E W I N G C O. Ever since St. Louisan Kevin Lemp founded the

to fighting pediatric congenital heart disease and

company in 2011, 4 Hands Brewing Co. has always

strengthening heart families through loving and

been more than just a craft brewery. Its efforts

compassionate

extend

city

for pediatric heart research. One in 100 children

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

is diagnosed with CHD each year, making it the

to call home. The recipient of funds raised in the

leading birth defect in the U.S. From its start as

fourth quarter of 2019 by the 4 Hands City W ide

one local family’s way of coping after a devastating

American Pale Ale community partnership program

loss, the foundation has grown to touch the lives

is the nonprofit Ollie Hinkle Heart Foundation.

of parents and children in St. Louis and beyond.

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community,

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bar les freres By: Amy De La Hunt Photog raphy: Car men Troesser

When this enchanting jewel box of a restaurant

her parents—and accentuating the mood with

opened in 2012, it filled a yearning St.

black-and-white décor and minimalist artwork.

Louisans didn’t even know they had for a p l a c e o f r o m a n c e a n d l u x u r y. B u t r e s t a u r a t e u r

Robinson and her longtime collaborator in

Z o ë R o b i n s o n k n e w, a n d s h e d e l i v e r e d , w i t h

t h e k i t c h e n , e x e c u t i v e c h e f N y V o n g s a l y,

l o b s t e r t a i l a n d c a v i a r, d u c k c o n f i t a n d f i l e t

e n s u r e t h a t e a c h r e s t a u r a n t ’s f o o d i s j u s t

mignon, brioche toast points and soufflés.

as memorable as the setting. At Frenchinfluenced Bar Les Freres, customers savor

The cozy world of Bar Les Freres, its golden

the elegant sauces, the richness of the broths,

fixtures gleaming in candlelight, is only one

the perfect accent of flavors in each bite of

f a c e t o f R o b i n s o n ’s r e s t a u r a n t u n i v e r s e . A c r o s s

salad. The cocktails and wines were ahead

the street is her flagship, I Fratellini, an Italian

of their time when the restaurant opened,

eatery which opened in 2001. Nestled nearby

and between the food, the drinks and the

i s t w o - y e a r- o l d B i l l i e - J e a n , w h e r e R o b i n s o n

ambience, Bar Les Freres continues to fend

lets her hair down a little, playfully evoking

off would-be challengers to its title as the

the

c i t y ’s m o s t r o m a n t i c d i n i n g d e s t i n a t i o n .

famous

Michael

Jackson

song—even

though the restaurant is actually named for

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WHILE YOU'RE IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD:

akar Bernie Lee’s new restaurant pays homage to his roots in Malaysia, his family’s recipes and comfort food the world over. 7 6 4 1 W Y D O W N B LV D .

314.553.9914

UKRAFT Café and catering Build-your-own options—grain bowls, salads, sandwiches and avocado toasts— with a healthy flair, just like the food truck that came before the café. 8 1 8 2 M A R Y L A N D AV E . 314.757.7075

The Bao This “bun bar” specializes in Chinese steamed buns from a signature dough recipe with both traditional and Americanized fillings—even for breakfast. 1 4 N . C E N T R A L AV E .

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

T h e t e a m a t L u s s o p r o m i s e s t h e r e ’s n o t h i n g e l s e in St. Louis quite like their boutique, and we wholeheartedly agree. Co-owners Melissa Nieberle, Drea Ranek, Maeghan Moeller and Kristen Zivic seek out merchandise they’d want in their own homes, w h e t h e r i t ’s c h i c c l o t h i n g , d e s i g n e r j e w e l r y, h o l i d a y t h e m e d c a n d y, c l e v e r k i t c h e n w a r e o r s p o r t s - t h e m e d g e a r. ( T h e y h a d a f i e l d d a y w i t h B l u e s c a p s a n d shirts leading up to the Stanley Cup championship.) B u t t h e r e ’s m o r e t o L u s s o t h a n p r e t t y p r o d u c t s . T h e shopping experience is like setting out on a treasure h u n t i n a f r i e n d l y p i r a t e ’s l a i r, o f t e n w i t h a f r e e drink in hand, and coming upon chest after chest of b e a u t i f u l b o u n t y. T h e o w n e r s a r e n ’t a f r a i d t o t a k e a risk or poke a little fun at social decorum—a pleasant p e r s p e c t i v e a t a l u x u r y s h o p t h a t ’s r i g h t a c r o s s the street from the upscale Ritz-Carlton Hotel. Coming up on its 20-year anniversary in 2020, Lusso continues to be delightfully unpredictable. Customers are as likely to fall in love with a silicone sushi teether set as a faux leather skirt or an Atelier Swarovski vase. What unites it all? A strong sense of style. The owners have honed their brand with care and thoughtfulness, and it shows.

165 CARONDELET PLAZA

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WHILE YOU'RE IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD:

NORTHWEST COFFEE Roasting Company For a no-frills vibe, just really good coffee, customers on a mission for their caffeine fix flock to this artisan roaster’s shop. 8 4 0 1 M A R Y L A N D AV E . 314.725.8055

half & half Everything’s been made in house for breakfast, lunch and brunch since 2011 thanks to restaurateurs Mike and Liz Randolph. 8 1 3 5 M A R Y L A N D AV E . 314.725.0719

kingside diner Clayton is the second location for Kingside’s hearty breakfast and lunch dishes—and it stays open late for midnight cravings T hursday-Saturday. 8 0 2 5 B O N H O M M E AV E . 314.230.9020 NO. 6

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7 7 3 4 F O R S Y T H B LV D .

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314.862.6603

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

F o r S t . L o u i s f o o d i e s , i t ’s i m p o s s i b l e t o t h i n k

risotto balls and shaved kale salad are menu

of Pastaria without immediately associating

staples, overwhelmingly popular since day

its pastas and wood-fired pizzas with award-

one. Ditto the birthday cake for dessert.

winning chef and restaurateur Gerard Craft.

Seasonal ingredients may show up on the

While he took an autobiographical approach

bruschetta, in a soup or salad or maybe even

when the restaurant opened in 2012, crediting

in the house-made gelato.

the hospitality he experienced in Italy for inspiring the concept and menu, Pastaria has

Craft and his Niche Restaurant Group also

gone on to thrive under a series of notable

operate the next-door restaurant, Sardella.

executive chefs—including the current head

The

of the kitchen, Jai Kendall.

cleverly symbiotic. Sardella is known for its

two

Italian-influenced

spaces

are

weekend brunch and its beautifully executed Dishes are simple Italian comfort food. Pasta

dinner menu of traditional courses. (Insider

s h a p e s a n d p i z z a t o p p i n g s m a y v a r y, b u t

tip: The $38 prix fixe menu is one of the

the offerings always include a pasta with

b e s t d e a l s i n t o w n . ) P a s t a r i a ’s e f f e r v e s c e n t

cacio e pepe (cheese and pepper), another

attitude and casual ambiance provide the

with aglio e olio (olive oil and garlic), a

perfect counterpoint.

r a v i o l i a n d a f o u r- c h e e s e p i z z a . T h e c r i s p y

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WHILE YOU'RE IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD:

Almond’s Restaurant Southern sophistication meets convivial comfort at this family-run restaurant, serving Italian-accented favorites for more than 20 years. 8 1 2 7 M A R Y L A N D AV E .

314.725.1019

Giovanni’s Kitchen Part of the Gabriele family’s trifecta of Italian restaurants, this under-the-radar spot is a budget-friendly option for business lunches and artisan pasta dinners. 8831 LADUE ROAD

314.721.4100

The Crossing For two decades, Jim Fiala and his staff have refined their far m-to-table approach to fine dining, with strong French and Italian influences. 7 8 2 3 F O R S Y T H B LV D .

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8809 LADUE ROAD

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314.899.0800

The normal brand By: Amy De La Hunt Photog raphy: Car men Troesser

B e a r s i g h t i n g s a r e w a y u p a c r o s s t h e U . S . Yo u

the office to the outdoors and back again.

may have already spotted them on the streets

The items themselves—button-up shirts,

of St. Louis—on caps, shirts, pants and even

henleys, fleece vests, chinos—are standard

belts—as the logo of local clothing company

wardrobe building blocks. What sets them

The Normal Brand. And now that it has a

apart is the workmanship and the fabrics,

pop-up brick-and-mortar store in Colonial

l i k e t h e c o m p a n y ’s t r a d e m a r k e d P u r e m e s o ,

Marketplace on the border between Clayton

a signature blend of cotton, polyester and

and Ladue, expect urban bear sightings to

S p a n d e x t h a t ’s s o f t , b r e a t h a b l e a n d d u r a b l e .

skyrocket. Sansone runs the company with two of his

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In four short years, The Normal Brand has

nine siblings, brothers Conrad and Lan. In

grown from a family enterprise with a few

an industry where many longtime retailers

hats and shirts into a global fashion force

are contracting, The Normal Brand is clearly

with hundreds of products for men and

optimistic. The fall collection was its biggest

w o m e n . I t s f o u n d e r, J i m m y S a n s o n e , t a p p e d

yet, expanding the casualwear items the

into the athleisure niche with simple, well-

company offers and featuring more fabric,

made clothing that transitions easily from

trim and style options.

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WHILE YOU'RE IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD:

clayton jewelers The in-house custom jewelry services that owner Steven Paige provides set this newcomer apart within the Clayton shopping scene. 143 CARONDELET PLAZA 314.726.2220

The Woman’s Exchange Established in 1883, this historic nonprofit is part clothing consignment shop, part tearoom and caterer—but all heart in ever y sale. 8811 A LADUE ROAD

314.997.4411

Byrd Designer Consignment Boutique In the competitive world of fashion, priceconscious customers flock to Byrd for cuttingedge designers and personalized service. 8825 LADUE ROAD 314.721.0766 NO. 6

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herbie’s

The

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Colonial Marketplace

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FOOD & DRINK Bar Les Freres Pastaria Herbie’s Akar UKRAFT Café and Catering The BAO Northwest Coffee Roasting Company Half & Half Kingside Diner Almond’s Restaurant Giovanni’s Kitchen The Crossing Avenue Restaurant Tani Sushi Bistro

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14.

Café Napoli Billie-Jean I Fratellini Sardella Charred Crust Sauce on the Side Dominic’s Trattoria Oceano Bistro Il Palato City Coffeehouse & Crêperie Kaldi’s Coffee Roasting Co. Peel Wood Fired Pizza Ruth’s Chris Steak House Sushi Ai House of Wong

15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27.

RK S T PA

S . C E N T R A L AV E

S . M E R A M A C AV E

HWY 170

Shaw Park

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PA R K

Wasabi Sushi Bar 5 Star Burgers Nami Ramen Rearn Thai C. J. Mugg’s Peno Southern Italian Soul Food Café Manhattan Vincent Van Doughnut Protzel’s Delicatessen The Posh Nosh Deli Katerina’s Greek Restaurant J. McGraugh’s Bar & Grill Mayana Mexican Kitchen

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Clayton

M A RY L A N D AV E

pastaria

lusso

elleard heffern

N. HANLEY ROAD

S . B E M I S T O N AV E

Fine Jewelers

CARONDELET PLAZA

B O N H O M M E AV E

bar les freres

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SHOPPING & ARTS Lusso The Normal Brand Elleard Heffern Fine Jewelers Clayton Jewelers The Woman’s Exchange Byrd Designer Consignment Boutique Sole Comfort City Sprouts Bruno David Gallery 28. DOS Resale Boutique 29. Clayton on the Park Gallery 30. St. Louis Artists’ Guild 31. David Kodner Personal Jeweler 32. The Diamond Shop

33. Happy Up Inc. 34. Bespoke Apparel 35. The Wine & Cheese Place 36. Kakao Chocolate 37. World News Clayton 38. Sweet Boutique 39. Ylang Ylang 40. Cassie’s 41. Extra Virgin, An Olive Ovation 42. Ivy Hill 43. Mod on Trend 44. Dimvaloo Activewear 45. Splash 46. The Curtain Exchange 47. The Wine Merchant Ltd.

48. The Eye Bar 49. Simons Jewelers 50. Lola & Penelope’s 51. 52. 53. 54. 55. 56. 57. 58. 59. 60.

HEALTH & BEAUTY KINK Hair Salon Clare’s of Clayton Salon & Spa David’s in Clayton Salon Govero Salons + Spa Ethos Aveda Evolv Hair Design Dominic Michael Preston Salon of Clayton Wellbridge Athletic Club and Spa Rootbound and Blend Salon


Pho to g ra phy b y: Greg g Go ldman

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In your hand, precious metals and gems

themselves, for a gift or for pieces that signal

feel timeless and solid, but jewelry style,

a commitment, like engagement rings or

materials, designs and craftsmanship are

wedding bands. Those who have a specific

constantly evolving. The ability to stay ahead

design in mind will want to learn about

of those trends has kept Elleard Heffern in

E l l e a r d H e f f e r n ’s c u s t o m d e s i g n s e r v i c e s .

business for more than 100 years. The family

Those who already own the perfect piece

business is now into its fourth generation—

but need it repaired or updated can explore

on both the company side and the customer

the laser welding options used by the master

side—and shows no signs of slowing down.

goldsmith.

Long gone are the days when men shopped

The full-service shop also offers appraisals,

solo for the women in their lives. Now

buys gold jewelry at market rate, accepts

the website, featuring everything from

trade-ins and engraves by machine or by hand.

estate sale finds to the newest styles from

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

national designers, is often shoppers’ first

commission, giving them flexibility to tailor

stop, whether they are in the market for

t h e i r g u i d a n c e t o e a c h c u s t o m e r ’s n e e d s .

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WHILE YOU'RE IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD:

Sole Comfort What started as a hip spot for shoes and jeans is now all about designer clothing for the body’s upper half too. 8823 LADUE ROAD

314.727.1770

City Sprouts T his bright boutique outfits parents for sur vival, with gear, books, toys and clothing to make their jobs easier (and more fun). 8807 LADUE ROAD

314.726.9611

Bruno David Gallery With rotating exhibits that showcase original works from interesting artists— many of

them locally based—this

gallery is worth revisiting often. 7 5 1 3 F O R S Y T H B LV D .

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herbie's By: Amy De La Hunt Photog raphy: Car men Troesser Balancing nostalgia with modern tastes and trends i s a t a l l o r d e r, b u t H e r b i e ’s e x e c u t e s i t w e l l . I n f a c t , o w n e r A a r o n Te i t e l b a u m h a s a s s e m b l e d a t e a m t h a t m a k e s i t l o o k e a s y. T h e i c o n i c C l a y t o n restaurant feels like home, whether you’ve been a regular for decades or dropped by for the very first time during happy hour for the live m u s i c ( e v e r y W e d n e s d a y, T h u r s d a y a n d F r i d a y ) . Executive chef Ramon Cuffie is the perfect bridge between tradition and transition. He has c h i l d h o o d m e m o r i e s o f d i n i n g a t B a l a b a n ’s — H e r b i e ’s predecessor at its former location in the Central West End—but he also brings fresh energy thanks t o y e a r s o f c o o k i n g n a t i o n a l l y a n d i n t e r n a t i o n a l l y. Cuffie isn’t about to d isrupt t he beloved beef Wellington or escargot, but he will gently prod fans of those menu staples to expand their palates. Maybe i t ’s w i t h t h e h o u s e - c u r e d o r a k i n g s a l m o n . M a y b e i t ’s w i t h a f l a t b re a d o r s l i d e r o r s o u p d u j o u r. M a y b e , j u s t maybe, he can tempt them to try the tofu and grits. Service is routinely exceptional. From a quick bite at the bar to standing-room-only special events to private parties, business gatherings or wine dinners, customers feel connected to each other—and to the k i t c h e n . T h i s d e d i c a t i o n t o h o s p i t a l i t y i s Te i t e l b a u m ’s “ s e c re t s a u c e , ” a n d i t f l a v o r s e v e r y t h i n g a t H e r b i e ’s .

8100 MARYLAND AVE.

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avenue For satisfying fare ever y meal of ever y day, look no further—Diane and Br yan Car r’s menu has the right dish for ever y taste. 1 2 N . M E R A M E C AV E . 314.727.4141

tani sushi bistro The 38 specialty sushi rolls steal the spotlight, but Tani’s traditional and fusion-style Japanese dishes deserve awards for their supporting roles. 7 7 2 6 F O R S Y T H B LV D .

314.296.8069

cafÉ napoli Napoli has been synonymous with fine Italian dining in its café since 1989 and with lively nightlife on the bar side since 2003. 7 7 5 4 F O R S Y T H B LV D .

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The curtain exchange

The eye bar

Customer service sets this independently owned interior design

This unique eyewear retailer’s locations in Clayton and the Central

company apart. Its showroom is in the heart of Clayton, but it

West End are destinations for the best in independent luxury

also offers consultations in clients’ homes to provide a personal

eyewear. You’ll find exclusive pieces from hand-picked designers,

touch, whether installing curtains and hardware or collaborating

crafted into the perfect fit for you with the store’s state-of-the-art

on design projects of any size. In addition to its in-house

eye exam equipment. Do you struggle with headaches or color

expertise in window coverings, The Curtain Exchange has access

blindness? The Eye Bar carries neurolenses for headache relief and

to wallpapers, accessories, rugs, shades and bedding. The

EnChroma, which can combat symptoms of color blindness. You’ll

company sources fabrics worldwide—but all of its curtains, shades

also find same-day glasses for shoppers in a hurry, personalized

and custom bedding are made in the U.S. Receive 15 percent off

eyewear-sizing technology and delicious libations to enjoy while a

special orders in November and December, just in time for holiday

trained optician shows you the latest in eyewear fashion.

entertaining. T H E C U R TA I N E X C H A N G E . C O M

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P h o t o b y : Co r y M ille r

honeycomb

kendra scott

H o n e y co mb i s a m ag i c al c h i l dren’s bout ique locat ed in Bot anical

C omi ng i n Novemb er 2 0 1 9 : a new C ent r a l Wes t E nd l oca t i on of

H e i g h t s t h at n e i g h b o rs Ol i o, Elaia, A O & C O, La P at isser ie

K end r a Scot t , a l ea d i ng fa s hi on a cces s or i es b r a nd i ns p i red b y

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t he p er s ona l exp er i ences , t r a vel a nd s ens e of communi t y of i t s

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C E O a nd d es i g ner, K end r a Scot t . The comp a ny i s know n for i t s

v e r s a t i l i t y, s u s tai n ab i l i ty and qual it y. T he shop offer s a select ion

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we l co me to tes t o ut t he p roduct s in it s int er act ive play area,

a t Pl a z a Front ena c— K end r a Scot t rema i ns t r ue t o i t s found i ng

wh e re e xp e ri m en t i ng and explor ing br ings out t he inner child

p hi l os op hy of “ Fa mi l y, Fa s hi on, Phi l a nt hrop y. ” Si nce 2 0 1 0 ,

i n e v e r y on e . H o ne yc o m b al s o offer s classes and event s for kids

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P h o t o b y: RJ Har t be ck

may's place

momoderne design

F e a t u r e d o n Vo g u e . c o m a s a d e s t i n a t i o n s p o t f o r “ s w o o n -

R un b y Anna Wei s s , M oM od er ne i n Web s t er Groves ha s a

worthy wardrobe staples,” May's Place is now located in the

s how room t ha t ’s cons t a nt l y rot a t i ng a va r i et y of mi d cent ur y

vibrant Grove neighborhood. Perfect for the eco-conscious

mod er n fur ni s hi ng s , l i g ht i ng , a cces s or i es , d ecor a nd more,

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centered around the world’s most practiced child-development

six. The seven-to-one student-teacher ratio allows personalized

pedagogy, Chesterfield Montessori’s hands-on materials provide

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

stimulating challenges that meet the cognitive, emotional and

superior academic preparation, Community students’ test scores

social needs of each child. Students, ranging in age from

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

16 months through 14 years, carry with them a solid record

a strong STEAM program, which also includes drama, art, music,

of academic achievement, a belief in the dignity of work

band and woodworking. The expansive 18-acre campus provides

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school a place where children and families flourish.

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stage

evening of classic games galore! Reminisce about the good ol’

together for “Winter Rep: A Movement in Color” Dec. 14-15

d a y s o v e r b o a r d g a m e s l i k e S c r a b b l e , M o n o p o l y, c h e c k e r s a n d

a t Wa s h i n g t o n U n i v e r s i t y ’s E d i s o n T h e a t r e . I n t h i s d y n a m i c

chess—or more than 30 original Nintendo NES games in the

s h o w, C O C A’s h a r d - w o r k i n g , t a l e n t e d s t u d e n t s c e l e b r a t e t h e

v i d e o g a m e r o o m — d u r i n g t h e C i t y o f C l a y t o n ’s f i r s t - e v e r g a m e

work of artists of color such as Marcus Jarrell W illis (formerly

n i g h t N o v. 2 1 a t K i n g s i d e D i n e r f r o m 4 : 3 0 - 7 : 3 0 p . m . T h e r e w i l l

with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater), Claudia Schreier

also be space for card games, dominos and outdoor games

(a

choreographer

like yard Jenga and cornhole. The series continues at different

and award-winning artistic director) and Amari Marshall (a

venues around Clayton on Dec. 17 (holiday edition), Jan. 21,

commercial hip-hop dancer and choreographer). T ickets for

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In a world of opulent estates and lavish private balls, where

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think

stands apart. W ith a vibrant wit and a headstrong sense of

Anthropocene age, our current geological era, which is marked

pride, Elizabeth places her own needs first and refuses to

by significant human impact on the earth’s environmental systems

marry for mere convenience. But she meets her match in

and climate. In “Currents 117: Dave Hullfish Bailey,” the latest

t h e u n l i k e l y f i g u r e o f M r. D a r c y. B e g i n n i n g a s a t e s t y b a t t l e

installment of the museum’s popular contemporary art series,

of

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the artist takes the Missouri River watershed and the aquifers of

remarkable romance between two passionate intellects who

the High Plains as a starting point to investigate the connections

play by their own rules in “Pride and Prejudice.” On stage at

among art, geography and the environment through photographs,

The Rep Dec. 4-29.

drawings and large-scale sculptures. The free exhibit is on view

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t ha t d a z z l ed B roa d w a y for 1 5 yea r s , s ecur i ng t he Pul i t z er Pr i z e

s o me o f to d ay’s m o s t e c l e c t ic and excit ing musicians, includ ing

for Dr a ma a s w el l a s ni ne Tony a w a rd s ; “ L a C a g e a ux Fol l es , ” t he

Mwe n s o & t he S h ak es , p ayi ng t r ibut e t o t he 100t h anniver sar y

hi l a r i ous a nd hea r t w a r mi ng t a l e of ma l e p a r t ner s w ho ha ve t hei r

o f t h e Harl em R en ai s s anc e on Nov. 9; char ismat ic Venezuelan

l i ves t ur ned up s i d e d ow n w hen t hei r s on d eci d es t o ma r r y … a

s i n g e r N e l l a o n N o v. 16; b l uegr ass legends Dailey & V incent ,

w oma n ( !) ; a nd t he g r a nd fi na l e of t he s ea s on, “ Al w a ys … Pa t s y

ce l e b r a t ing t he “J o ys o f Ch rist mas” on Dec. 6; and global music

C l i ne, ” a t ouchi ng a nd t r ue s t or y comb i ni ng d ow n- home humor

s u p e r s t a r An g él i q ue K i d j o o n Feb. 14. T icket s are on sale now !

w i t h t he count r y l eg end ’s memor a b l e mus i c. Sub s cr i p t i on t i cket

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