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Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Ralph Fournier, architect of numerous STL homes, dies at 98 by Joe Holleman St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Known for "suburban modernism," which added flair to modest structures, Mr. Fournier designed many homes in the 1950s and 1960s in St. Louis County.

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Funeral services this month for two noted STL architects by Joe Holleman St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Ralph Fournier and Richard Henmi, whose homes and public buildings helped define "mid-century modern" design in STL, to be remembered in September.

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New Clayton luxury apartment plan saves historic Shanley by Joe Holleman St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The much-lauded design at 7800 Maryland Ave. was slated for demolition as part of a condo project. But a new $85 million plan calls for a renovation.

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Former STLer has movie hitting Netflix next week by Joe Holleman St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Tuc Watkins, a 1985 Parkway West grad who left STL to attend Indiana University, stars in "The Boys In The Band," which will be released Sept. 30.

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Tuesday, March 3, 2020

St. Louis Art Fair pays well for participating artists by Joe Holleman St. Louis Post-Dispatch

According to one report, the annual fair in Clayton was No. 2 in sales, with the average vendor in 2019 making slightly more than $9,000 in net sales.

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Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Mid-century modern design spotlighted in local PBS documentary by Joe Holleman St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The show, "Mid-Century Modern in St. Louis," airs at 8 p.m. March 5 on KETC (Channel 9). Local architect Ralph Fournier is featured.

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Wednesday, January 29, 2020

St. Louis Visionary Awards announces its 2020 winners by Joe Holleman St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The awards recognize the contributions of women who work in or support the arts in St. Louis. The celebratory soiree will be held April 27.

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Deadline soon for tickets to arts council's annual banquet by Joe Holleman St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Lifetime achievement awards are going to Stages co-founders Jack Lane and Michael Hamilton, and to artist/teacher Solomon Thurman Jr.

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LGBT magazine Vital Voice ending operations at end of month by Joe Holleman St. Louis Post-Dispatch

After 10 years of owning the publication, Darin Slyman posted Sunday on Facebook that he plans to "move onto a new chapter."

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Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Jeanne and Rex Sinquefield lauded for supporting music education by Joe Holleman St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The couple received the 2020 Missouri Arts Award for Philanthropy for their support of music education and the funding of the Mizzou New Music Initiative.

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Friday, January 3, 2020

Forbes sings St. Louis' praises in 2020 travel article by Joe Holleman St. Louis Post-Dispatch

In a travel advice story, "25 Best Places To Visit in 2020," Forbes writer calls St. Louis "a cool city with class."

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Arts commission director Felicia Shaw resigns abruptly by Joe Holleman St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Shaw had been top staffer at Regional Arts Commission since 2015

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Saturday, November 2, 2019

Former STLer Katie McGrath back in STL with new show by Joe Holleman St. Louis Post-Dispatch

McGrath said show's music responds to race, religion hate crimes.

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Wednesday, August 14, 2019

City Museum taps former political candidate as sales boss by Joe Holleman St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Museum turns marketing over to P.R. manager and politico Lindsay Pattan.

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Thursday, August 8, 2019

Landmarks group to honor architect Gene Mackey's legacy by Joe Holleman St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Preservation group plans fete in November on Portland Place

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Saturday, August 3, 2019

History museum previews P-D, Pulitzer photo exhibit by Joe Holleman St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Running through Jan. 20, display shows both national, local images

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Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Metro Theater hires new boss away from Opera Theatre by Joe Holleman St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Joe Gfaller taking over reins of local theater troupe in September

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Tuesday, June 11, 2019

For arts sake: STL council names 2020 honorees by Joe Holleman St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Five people, three groups lauded for STL arts-scene contributions

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Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Churchill museum at Westminster College holds 50-year fête by Joe Holleman St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Letter from Prince Charles highlights gathering on Fulton campus

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Thursday, May 2, 2019

Hermann native's furniture showing at Milwakuee art museum by Joe Holleman St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Woodwork artistry of Charles Radtke on display into August

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Monday, April 29, 2019

Amy, Amrit Gill being lauded by statewide group for preservation work by Joe Holleman St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Gills just opened Hotel St. Louis in historic Union Trust building

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Monday, April 8, 2019

'Superstore,' set in St. Louis, adding local calendar color by Joe Holleman St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Sitcom producers plans to use calendar created by STL artist

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Thursday, April 4, 2019

New York Times travel story gushes positively about STL by Joe Holleman St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Numerous businesses, attractions lauded in whirlwind tour

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Friday, March 22, 2019

Mark Buehrle leads off major-league display in St. Charles by Joe Holleman St. Louis Post-Dispatch

County parks department plans tribute to its former MLB players

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019

With STL's help, Missouri History Museum aims to set world record by Joe Holleman St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Museum wants 600 'students' to break modern-jazz dance mark

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Monday, March 4, 2019

Preservationists mount drive to save Clayton's Shanley Building by Joe Holleman St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Architectural gem slated to come down for condo/hotel project

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Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Woman from STL now chief curator of historic mansions in Newport, R.I. by Joe Holleman St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Ladue native Leslie Jones also named museum affairs director

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Monday, February 25, 2019

Women of Achievement group honors STL volunteers with 2019 awards by Joe Holleman St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Awards luncheon lauding 10 honorees set for May 14 in Clayton

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Friday, February 8, 2019

Old architect, new St. Louis hotel being celebrated for Valentine's Day by Joe Holleman St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Hotel St. Louis housed in building by architecture giant Louis Sullivan

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