The Kirkwood Call

Amplifying art

Paige Alyssa, singer-songwriter and producer, was born and raised in St. Louis.

Kate Schreiber, features + in-depth editor

August 24, 2020

“Miles Davis and Tina Turner [are from St. Louis]. Nelly is from [St. Louis]. All these people have had major moments in music in their respective genres. St. Louis really [has] so many great musicians here, and once you get into the scene you realize you’re just surrounded by giants.” It’s no coin...

Show me

Think cultural appropriation in St. Louis doesn't exist? Think again.

Malcia Greene, associate editor

March 25, 2020

Missouri: The Show-Me State. One of these days it’s bound to start living up to its nickname, right? All I want is for someone to show me. Show me that we’re done taking what’s not ours from minorities. Show me that we’re not robbing marginalized cultures of their customs and practices, rare...

St. Louis stay at home order Monday, KHS item pickup

St. Louis mandated a stay at home order starting Monday, and KHS will allow families to pick up essential items on March 22.

Olivia Silvey, opinions writer

March 21, 2020

Residents of St. Louis City and County will be under a mandatory stay at home order effective Monday, March 23, announced Mayor Lyda Krewson and County Executive Sam Page Saturday, March 21. Basic needs such as visits to the grocery store and the pharmacy, as well as walking in public parks, will still be allowed. ...

From The Lou to the League

With a combined 25 years of NBA experience (and counting) between the three of them, Bradley Beal, Jayson Tatum and Larry Hughes have lived most of their professional lives under the scope of national attention. Art by Merry Schlarman.

Hayden Davidson, sports writer

February 5, 2020

  TKC had exclusive interviews with three of the best basketball talents to ever come out of St. Louis. Here are their journeys from local high schools to the national spotlight.   Bradley Beal 2011 Chaminade College Preparatory School graduate College: University of Florida NBA career: 2012-pr...

Photo Gallery: the St. Louis Aquarium

The illuminated exhibit contains jelly fish and other glowing animals.

De Lila Green, photographer

January 20, 2020

"I've been to [an aquarium] in Canada," Christy, a visitor of the aquarium, said. "I loved seeing the sharks [and] being able to see them move around and how they interacted with the other fish."

Which upcoming concert should you go to?

Discover what upcoming concert in St. Louis you should buy tickets for.

Olivia Silvey, opinions writer

October 30, 2019

Grab your Nike Air Force 1s, save your money and clear your phone storage — you’re going to a concert. There are plenty to buy tickets to, and whether you want a mellow night in a smaller setting or thousands of fans screaming alongside you, St. Louis has it all. So, the real question is, which one...

Photo gallery: Global Youth Strike for Climate

Strikers hold a large sign that reads

Audrey Berns and Sarah Nash

March 27, 2019

The youth of St. Louis gathered around the Old Courthouse Friday March 15, joining millions of others around the world to protest the government's lack of concern for the environment.  The strike was originally organized by Swedish Climate Activist and Nobel Prize nominee Greta Thunberg and spread to...

Revving up the rivalry

Ever since the late 1800s, when the Cardinals and Cubs battled it out as the St. Louis Browns and the Chicago White Stockings, the two teams and their fans have loathed each other.

Benji Wilton, sports editor

March 14, 2019

“Who would want to play in St. Louis? Boring. So boring. I always get asked, ‘Where would you like to play? Where would you not like to play?’ St. Louis is on the list of places I don’t like to play. It’s rough.” When Chicago Cubs star third baseman Kris Bryant said these words on a come...

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