This spring’s weather has been unpredictable at best, but I was lucky the day I met Sherilyn Blair at her business on North Second Street. The sun shone through the clouds for the first time in days, and most…

I have to admit, I had a privileged backstage look at the fantastic event that was “A Night with the Stars” presented by Lindenwood Track and Field. As I am the Executive Director at the Foundry Art Centre, where…

Seasons of the Muny Although not stage actors, Kwofe Coleman and Emily Parker have all the charisma of leading stars. They were kind enough to meet me to talk about the Muny’s 100th Anniversary Season this year, and after…

Save the Bees!

“When Nature resumes her loveliness, the human soul is apt to revive also.” -Harriet Ann Jacobs Winter is finally behind us for another year. Surely I’m not alone in looking forward to April showers, May flowers, hikes, walks in…

Arts and Literary Festival

The idea for the St. Charles Arts and Literary Festival was born in early 2016 during a very fortunate lunch introduction. Having recently heard of a similar festival, Mrs. Dianne Garrison knew that the St. Charles community deserved a…