Tag Archives: Forest Park

A Grand SLAM in Forest Park

A little over a week ago on June 30, 2013 the Director, Board of Directors, Curators and Staff of the St. Louis Art Museum hit a collective Grand Slam inside Forest Park when they unlocked the doors to the new … Continue reading

Posted in Art & Architecture, Happenings, History, St. Louis | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

St. Louis Remembers 9/11/2001

St. Louisans go to Forest Park for many reasons – to ice skate and sled down Art Hill in the winter, to boat, fish, jog, bike, play tennis, golf and handball. We go to enjoy outdoor, musical theater at the … Continue reading

Posted in Commentary and Criticism, Happenings, St. Louis | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The Lou’s Starry, Musical Nights

Last Wednesday night’s Whitaker Music Festival in the Missouri Botanical Garden was the most recent in The Lou’s long history of large-scale, open-air, summer-musical events – many of which originate in 19th century band concerts in the city’s parks. The … Continue reading

Posted in Art & Architecture, Commentary and Criticism, Happenings, History, Recollections, St. Louis, The Missouri Botanical Garden | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments