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Woman About Town: St. Louis Arts & Culture

This week I’ve been a Woman About Town experiencing the best of St. Louis’ art and culture. Sunday: Freida Wheaton’s Salon 53 King-Obama brunch in conversation with leading figures in St. Louis’ African American arts, culture, and business. Tuesday afternoon: Groundbreaking for the St. Louis Art Museum expansion program. Tuesday evening: Robert Reich wowing us […]

St. Louis Art Museum Groundbreaking Ceremony

Today marked the groundbreaking for the expansion of the St. Louis Art Museum. Among other friends I bumped into Robert Powell (executive director of the Portfolio Gallery and Education Center), and Freida Wheaton (woman of the arts and owner of Salon 53). Every time I meet her Freida has joined another board. In a chock-a-block […]

Riehlife Blog Posts: The Ones that Got Away…Readings, Art Museums, Plays, Movies, Products…and even (ahem!) Ideas

Recently I cleared out my piles on the credenza in my study. I found lots of scraps of paper noting ideas to blog about. Here, then, are “the ones that got away.” All of these blog-fish are pretty small, but some are beautifully striped. Ideas 1) Pop as “great connector” 2) Soil & Soul (poem […]

John Rozelle’s Sanga Series represented at St. Louis Art Museum and Salon 53

TWO ROZELLE WEBSITES View images of John Rozelle’s work at his website by the same name and also at Sanaa Productions where you’ll find marvelous collages for sale. _________________ QUOTES “Well, its like jazz: you do this and then you improvise.”—Romare Bearden Rozelle has long lived by the slogan “Every symbol tells a story,” and […]

John Rozelle featured in St. Louis Art Museum’s “African American Abstraction: St. Louis Connections” through March 23rd in gallery 337

The Saint Louis Art Museum African American Abstraction: St. Louis Connections, an installation of thought-provoking abstract works from both the Museum’s collection and local private collections features artists Oliver Jackson (born 1935), John Rozelle (born 1944), Phillip J. Hampton (born 1922) and Michael Marshall (born 1953). John Rozelle’s abstract mixed media works communicate profound emotional […]

African American Abstraction: St. Louis Connections at St. Louis Art Museum through March 23rd

Click here to watch Naomi Silver’s three vivacious interviews with Curator Andrew Walker, Artist Phillip Hampton, and Artist John Rozelle—all discussing the current African America Abstraction: St. Louis Connections which runs through March 23rd at the St. Louis Art Museum.

St. Louis Art Museum’s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Freedom Celebration’s 7th year—Raises voice for youth through performances and distinguished African American photojournalism panel

“We need to tell our stories; argue our case.”–D. Michael Cheers (Assistant Professor, Photojournalism, San Jose State University) _______________________________________________________________ From the opening presentation of “Crowns of Glory” (Victor Little–actor–Sheila Forrest–vocalist–and David A. N. Jackson–vocalist & percussionist), through the panel of three distinguished photojournalists (D. Michael Cheers, Jason Miccolo Johnson, and Wiley Price) moderated by Alisa […]

Snowbound in St. Louis, a Writer Reads—Jo-Brew’s novels of the family farm, and tools of the writing and reflective life

Eight inches of snow fell in St. Louis over the weekend, chasing this Northern California girl inside to catch up on her stack of reading. Hey, my snow boots are in the closet of my upstairs room at my father’s house and I don’t even own an ice-scraper for the car yet…but, I can turn […]