Monthly Archives: January 2011

STL Initiatives in Education and Film

St. Louis’ Urban Museum Collaborative/UMC (http://urbanmuseumcollaborative.org/)* celebrated another milestone Friday with the completion of touch kits (hands-on treasure chests) and curricula to accompany them for use by classroom teachers. These “Touch Trunks” containing artifacts relating to individuals, events and subjects … Continue reading

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The Grove in The Lou

Wonderful things are happening in a wedge of the city called “The Grove,” from the innocent sorcery of Mississippi soul food at Sweetie Pie’s to the sizzling flavors of the Baja Peninsula and bands playing at Atomic Cowboy to the … Continue reading

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Old Courthouse King’s Ball

The Twelfth Afternoon King’s Ball held Saturday, January 8, 2011, in the rotunda of the Old Courthouse was great fun! Hosted by Doug Harding of the National Park Service who specializes in living history re-enactments, it was quite literally a … Continue reading

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