‘Requiem of Light’ in Forest Park April 23

‘Requiem of Light’ in Forest Park April 23

More than 5,000 St. Louisans have died during the COVID-19 pandemic. On Saturday, April 23, a community-wide memorial service, organized by WashU’s Rebecca Messbarger, will take place in Forest Park. The event will include original music, guest speakers and the ceremonial lighting of 1,500 lanterns around the waters of the Grand Basin.
A fresh look at our past 

A fresh look at our past 

In her new book, “Making the World Over: Confronting Racism, Misogyny, and Xenophobia in U.S. History,” R. Marie Griffith addresses the helplessness many feel around public debate, giving readers tools to listen, respond and address deep social injustices.
‘Bull in a China Shop’

‘Bull in a China Shop’

As longtime president of Mount Holyoke College, Mary Woolley helped to transform university education for women in the United States. In a new production of “Bull in a China Shop,” the Performing Arts Department will explore Woolley’s groundbreaking career and her decades-long relationship with Jeannette Marks, chair of Mount Holyoke’s English department.
Sam Fox School to bestow Awards for Distinction

Sam Fox School to bestow Awards for Distinction

Architecture firm KieranTimberlake will receive the Dean’s Medal for outstanding service to the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts April 21 as part of the school’s 2022 Awards for Distinction ceremony, which will be held virtually April 21.
WashU and Sheldon welcome DakhaBrakha

WashU and Sheldon welcome DakhaBrakha

For much of the last decade, DakhaBrakha has been sounding alarms at the rising tide of political violence. On Wednesday, April 13, these global ambassadors for Ukrainian culture will visit St. Louis for two appearances co-sponsored by The Sheldon and Washington University.
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