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Anna Stalker

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A Curated Weekend: April 10, 2015

It’s after 4 pm, and you’re probably peering impatiently out the window at the sunshine, waiting to bolt away from ...

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Anna Stalker

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Why it Took Me a Week to Pick a Shade of White Paint

I started writing as a child, drafting books on yellow legal pads and illustrating them with crayons. Once, I gathered up several ...

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Jorie Jacobi

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A Curated Weekend: March 27, 2015

We were equally as bummed about the snow this morning as everyone else–aren’t we all so sick of the snow we could puke? ...

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Anna Stalker

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A Curated Weekend: March 20, 2015

Today is officially the first day of spring! To celebrate, we’ve chosen a line-up of events that will appeal to any budget: ...

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Anna Stalker

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At TEDxGatewayArch, a Botanist and a Burlesque Performer Talk Sexuality

Just after 10 am on a cold Saturday morning in February, the lobby of The Sheldon Concert Hall in Grand Center is crowded with St ...

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Jorie Jacobi

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A Curated Weekend: March 13, 2015

On the cusp of spring, St. Louis is ushering in a new crop of awesome events, and we’ve got your curated weekend ready to go, ...

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Anna Stalker

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A Curated Weekend: March 6, 2015

In welcome news, the weekend weather forecast provoked a response other than a shudder of horror around the office today. Take ...

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Jorie Jacobi

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A Curated Weekend: February 27, 2015

Riding out the winter may seem daunting, but we have just the antidote to the winter blues. From Disney on Ice Presents: Frozen  ...

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Anna Stalker

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A Curated Weekend: February 20, 2015

Although tomorrow’s snowy weather sounds like the perfect excuse to curl up with a hot cup of coffee and catch up on some ...

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Jorie Jacobi

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A Curated Weekend: February 13, 2015

This weekend will likely be a cold one, but that doesn’t have to crimp your style when it comes to planning a great Valentine’ ...

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Jorie Jacobi

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A Curated Weekend: February 6, 2015

The weekend is here and the weather looks great (for February). Whether you’re planning to continue on in hibernation mode ...

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Jorie Jacobi

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A Curated Weekend: January 30, 2015

Looking for something to do this weekend that fits your budget? Whether you want to check out new exhibits at the Art Museum for ...

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Anna Stalker

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A Curated Weekend: January 23, 2015

This weekend, it’s all about the details. Whether you’re admiring a poet’s surprising word choice, the craftsmanship of a ...

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Anna Stalker

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A Curated Weekend: January 16, 2015

If you’re reading this, congratulations … you’ve made it to the weekend. Time to shake off some dust, grab a little sun, and ...

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Jorie Jacobi

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Who’s Had a Great Year? Corey Smale of Strange Donuts

Corey Smale rarely drinks coffee, but somehow maintains enough energy to run a local donut shop that has spawned three locations ...

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Anna Stalker

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What a Year of Interviewing Makers in St. Louis Has Taught Me

This year marked an important milestone for the Curator–we launched our 100th profile at the beginning of this month, just ...

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Jorie Jacobi

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St. Louis Is The First City Ever To Write A Book: Download it Here for Free

The following is about the book “What the Hell is St. Louis Thinking,” compiled by local artist/poet Henry Goldkamp. ...

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Jorie Jacobi and Anna Stalker

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#HereisStLouis. An Instagram Hashtag to Share Your Vision of St. Louis.

When we started the STL Curator, we had a vision. We imagined a place where Saint Louisans could come to be inspired by our city; ...

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Jorie Jacobi

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St. Louisans Have Contributed Over $4 Million to Local Kickstarter Projects

Kickstarter, a global crowd funding website that allows visitors to donate to seedling projects, recently wrote a blog post ...

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Jorie Jacobi

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World Naked Bike Ride Storms The Grove

The World Naked Bike Ride-St. Louis, a quirky body image awareness/protest event, stormed the Lou over the weekend on July 26th. ...

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Jorie Jacobi

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New Tech Conference in September: Startup Voodoo

Altering St Louis’ identity from a prime Rust Belt contributor to a startup mecca takes work, the past several years have ...

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Jorie Jacobi

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Future of Ridesharing Apps Still TBD in St. Louis

Lyft and Uber, two peer-to-peer ridesharing apps, have been attempting to convince city government to allow their services in St. ...

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Anna Stalker

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Bitcoin Arrives in St. Louis

Two local companies recently decided to see how feasible virtual money really is in the present. As an experiment, St. Louis-based ...

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Anna Stalker

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A Cat, a Box, and a New Year’s Resolution

Last month, being frugal, I bought a disposable carrier to take my cat to the vet for the first time. When I actually put her ...

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Anna Stalker

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A Tree Inside A House

Even cut, the tree is so vegetable–green and waxy dressed upin jewelry of plastic lights, so animate, striving earnestlyas ...

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Anna Stalker

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The Curator Says Thank You

With Thanksgiving this week, we at the Curator wanted to take a moment to acknowledge what we’re thankful for– what has ...

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Anna Stalker

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Finding Home in an Unexpected Place

I grew up somewhere perma-green and humid and spent the whole time wanting to be gone. I was a high school misfit and was sure it ...

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Matt Seilback

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The St. Louis Curator

The St. Louis Curator from Grain Inc. on Vimeo. Want to know who is behind The Curator? Check out our latest promo video featuring ...

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Matt Seilback

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Here is St. Louis Two

Last summer, thousands of Saint Louisans fell in love with their city all over again, through our video Here is Saint Louis. We ...

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Jorie Jacobi

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What I Have Learned From Attempting To Interview People

People will share so much of themselves, they don’t even know they’re doing it.

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Jorie Jacobi and Anna Stalker

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Circling the campfire

In early 2009, I started Metagramme in a spare bedroom, with one client and a MacBook I’d bought with my credit card. After four ...

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John Pa

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Love Sump. Help Sump.

Sump is having some serious plumbing issues that have turned into problems with the foundation. Seriously. Scott and Marz from ...

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Courtney Sloger

When did you decide you could start your own business?

To business owners/partners and “someday” daydreamers: When did you decide you could start your own business? Did your ...

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Jorie Jacobi and Anna Stalker

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Chasing the muse

Creativity is a current that never stops flowing. We simply choose whether to tap into it or not. Embracing this simple truth ...

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Walker Hamilton

Community Building

We appreciate that social media and the web can assist in helping understand what’s going on around us. We all need to talk ...

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John Pa

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What St. Louis City Needs the Most

What is the most important improvement that St. Louis needs to make in order to be a better city? The common answer is better ...

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