Archive for category: Event Photography

Mini-Flood 21: Goldenrod Showboat

Mini-Flood 21: Goldenrod Showboat

photograph by Diane Cannon Piwowarczyk Built in 1909, the Goldenrod Showboat (designated a US National Landmark) is one of only two extant showboats from the era of its origin. The Goldenrod was the last showboat to operate on the Mississippi River, and afterward was moored to the levee downtown...

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Mini-Flood 20: Ballpark Village

Mini-Flood 20: Ballpark Village

photograph by Theresa Harter No matter what your stance is on sports, in St. Louis, one cannot help but be a baseball fan. That is because the city is the home turf of the St. Louis Cardinals; a team with one of the most dedicated fanbases in all of...

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Mini-Flood 19: KDHX

Mini-Flood 19: KDHX

photograph by Amanda Krebel In November of 2012, we photographed our inaugural Mini-Flood at a building under reconstruction in Grand Center. Once completed, this building became the much lauded Larry J. Weir Center for Independent Media, and the home for St. Louis’ beloved KDHX radio station. To bookend our...

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Mini-Flood 16: Burnin’ Love Festival

Mini-Flood 16: Burnin' Love Festival

photograph by Jason Gray Popular opinion suggests that St. Louis was founded upon February 15, 1764. Still, arguments can be made for the important occassion having happened on either the 14th or 16th of February that year. Therefore, it is probably not such a big deal that Mother Nature...

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Mini-Flood 18: The Biggest Birthday Ball

Mini-Flood 18: The Biggest Birthday Ball

photograph by Janet Henrichs On February 16th, stl250 invited St. Louis residents and visitors to attend a fun and upbeat event at the Missouri History Museum that honored St. Louis’ 250th anniversary with food, music and performances that reflected our region’s history and traditions. In addition, the Museum unveiled...

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Mini-Flood 17: Reenactment of the Founding of St. Louis

Mini-Flood 17: Reenactment of the Founding of St. Louis

photograph by Patrick Gioia St. Louis was founded 250 years ago by Auguste Chouteau (then 14 years old), under the guise of Pierre Laclede. Some argument remains about whether this date was February 14th, 15th or 16th; a speculation in some part due to Chouteau’s difficult to read at...

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Mini-Flood 15: One Round Killer, B-Boy Battle

Mini-Flood 15: One Round Killer, B-Boy Battle

photograph by James Palmour One of the most remarkable aspects of living in St. Louis is the variety of opportunities available to expand one’s knowledge, whether cultural, scientific, social or otherwise. For the uninitiated, One Round Killer provided a world of insight into a practice with a near 50-year...

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Mini-Flood 14: First Night Grand Center

Mini-Flood 14: First Night Grand Center

photograph by Alison Carrick First Night Grand Center is a yearly ritual in St. Louis that provides a family-friendly atmosphere for yearend revelers. However, on December 31, 2013, First Night was something more; it marked the beginning of a historic anniversary celebration for the city, 250 years in the...

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Mini-Flood 6: Cinco de Mayo on Cherokee Street

Mini-Flood 6: Cinco de Mayo on Cherokee Street

photograph by Jeni Kulka Cherokee Street is the proud host to St. Louis’ most eclectic celebration. The Cinco de Mayo Festival celebrates Mexican heritage, but also places on display the multiplicity of creative people living, working, and playing along this historic street. At this outdoor event, a throng of...

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