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  • July 28, 2014

Ladue News: Society Photos

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Jammin’ at the Zoo: Lions and Tigers and Beers and Wine

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  • The Young Zoo Friends held its first of the year Jammin’ at the Zoo celebration at the Saint Louis Zoo. Guests enjoyed music, beer and wine tasting. Wines were available from 13 wineries featuring 85 different wines and beer tasting was offered by several St. Louis microbreweries. Proceeds benefit the Saint Louis Zoo and its efforts to save endangered species at home and around the world. Co-chairs for the evening were Brandon Hentze and Hope Hunt.
  • 7/25/2014
  • Album ID: 1827508
  • Photos by By Diane Anderson

Mike Shannon’s 75th Birthday Celebration

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  • This month, it was Mike Shannon’s turn to celebrate the big 7-5! As he made the rounds among family and friends at his namesake restaurant, the legendary Cardinals broadcaster was overheard saying, “The dear Lord only gives you so many days, so might as well live each day to the fullest!” Spotted in the crowd were Missouri Governor Jay Nixon, the Cardinals’ Bill DeWitt III, Whitey Herzog and his wife, Mary Lou, Hall-of-Famer Red Schoendienst, longtime broadcaster Jay Randolph, the St. Louis Sports Commission’s Frank Viverito and former Sauget Mayor Rich Sauget.
  • 7/17/2014
  • Album ID: 1826144
  • Photos by By Diane Anderson

The Arts and Education Council Hosts a Night at the Opera

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  • The Arts and Education Council, the St. Louis region’s United Arts Fund, hosted an event at Opera Theatre of Saint Louis for members of the Arts and Education Council’s Chairman’s Circle and special guests. The evening included a wine reception and dinner on the East Lawn Pavilion at the Loretto-Hilton Center before guests experienced The Magic Flute, Mozart’s most enchanting masterpiece, directed and designed by fashion icon Isaac Mizrahi and conducted by Jane Glover. The fifth annual Night at the Opera event was generously underwritten by Barbara B. Goodman, A&E board member. Remarks were made by Cynthia A. Prost, president of the Arts and Education Council; Terry Good, A&E board chair; and Timothy O’Leary, general director of Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, gave a behind-the-scenes overview of Opera Theatre’s 2014 production of The Magic Flute.
  • 7/1/2014
  • Album ID: 1819784
  • Photos by By Diane Anderson

Craft on Tap

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  • Craft Alliance Center of Art + Design, hosted CRAFT ON TAP, its 50th birthday bash. The event took place at its Delmar Loop Gallery. The event included crafting stations, and several food trucks including Katie Keller and Cherish Patterson operator’s of’2 Girls, 4 Wheels’, a renowned St. Louis foodie favorite. Inside the exhibition, select art from students and artists were on display with many of the artists on site to explain their works of art. Local artist, Sandy Kaplan featured her piece, ‘Chance Encounters’; a clay fired 3-D picture portraying bus riders from the 1930s. Artist, Katie Bensky was featured with her piece 'Lila'; a clay and bronze sculpted image of her daughter. Executive Director, Boo McLoughlin, Board Chair Tim Flynn, and Director of Exhibitions, Stefanie Kirkland were on site to assist with the artists and their exhibitions. At the Craft Alliance, classes and workshops are offered throughout the year, providing a welcoming environment for creation of and education about contemporary craft in the St. Louis region to both the beginner as well as the advanced.
  • 6/27/2014
  • Album ID: 1819602
  • Photos by David Anderson

The American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog Luncheon

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  • The American Kennel Club of Missouri held its luncheon at Saks Fifth Avenue in Plaza Frontenac recently. Featured guest speaker was fashion designer Hutton Wilkinson who spoke about the history of dogs through the ages and dogs that have inspired him to create his jewelry collection pieces. Through this luncheon, it is their hope to increase the awareness and visitation of this St. Louis treasure by expanding the offering of educational programs through the money raised. The American Kennel Club (AKC) Museum of The Dog is dedicated to the collection, preservation, exhibition, and interpretation of the art, artifacts and literature of the dog for the purposes of education, historical perspective, aesthetic enjoyment and in order to enhance the appreciation for and knowledge of the significance of the dog and the human-canine relationship. Luncheon Chairperson was Veronica McDonnell. Honorary co-chairs were Mary-Randolph Ballinger, Ann Liberman and Mary Lee Hermann.
  • 6/25/2014
  • Album ID: 1817654
  • Photos by By Diane Anderson


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