Stéphane Denève

St. Louis Symphony Orchestra’s new music director-designate, Stéphane Denève, arrived in the Gateway City to open the symphony's new season in September. As the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra’s 13th music director, he's leading the second-oldest orchestra in the United States. It's been more than a decade since a change in the group's directorship occurred.

Mentoring for Independence

Imagine finishing high school with high hopes of success but being completely on one's own at age 18 without the support of parents or a family to provide guidance toward achieving future goals.

Sprinkling Style into Events

Brian Bax, owner of Bax Illustration started drawing caricatures in 2006 while working at Six Flags-St. Louis in a booth owned by Tom Richmond, who is an illustrator for Mad Magazine. Brian then decided to set the standard for live event caricatures by creating a uniformly talented group of artists. Now he has a growing team of 20-plus caricaturists in St. Louis, Kansas City, Memphis and San Diego.

Local Lifesavers

As everyone looks forward to creating healthy habits at the start of a new year, many people seek out the best health care programs and professionals they can find. For those particularly interested in experts who take extra care in dealing with patients and who spend time perfecting their portions of the health care industry, consider the following handful of specialists showcased…

Meet Three Local Chocolate Makers

Chocolate and Valentine's Day go hand in hand. But have you ever thought about what you'd do if you had access to scrumptious chocolate 365 days a year? Three area chocolatiers face this happy dilemma every day.

Welcome Your New Publishers of Chesterfield Lifestyle

Because Chesterfield provides such an abundance of neighborhood opportunities and events spanning so many interests, it's easy to see why its citizens care deeply about the area and enjoy it so much. The two new publishers of Chesterfield Lifestyle are equally passionate about this community.