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Mini-Flood 55: St. Louis Lambert International Airport

Mini-Flood 55: St. Louis Lambert International Airport

photo by Dave Adams It’s not very often that an institution as iconic to your community as St. Louis Lambert International Airport invites you out to make images both in front of and behind the scenes of what it is they do, so naturally, the opportunity to document “a...

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Mini-Flood 54: Malcolm W. Martin Memorial Park

Mini-Flood 54: Malcolm W. Martin Memorial Park

photo by Ann Aurbach Malcolm W. Martin was a St. Louisan dedicated to the cultural landscape of the city. After helping to plan the D-Day invasion in Normandy to end WWII, Martin returned home a decorated hero, and immediately set out to make even more of himself. He was...

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Mini-Flood 53: Total Solar Eclipse

Mini-Flood 53: Total Solar Eclipse

photo by Allen Casey in Villa Ridge, MO. Most photographers are aware of Henri Cartier-Bresson’s concept of the “decisive moment”, wherein the subject of a photograph aligns so perfectly with objects of the photograph’s composition that it is unlikely to ever be repeated.  That said, it is truly a...

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Mini-Flood 52: Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site

Mini-Flood 52: Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site

photo by Sharon Keeler Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site is the location of the largest Native American settlement north of Mexico, and in 1250 CE, it was even larger than London (era of the reign of Henry III in England and Louis IX in France). A lot of mysteries...

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Mini-Flood 51: Cinco de Mayo on Cherokee Street

Mini-Flood 51: Cinco de Mayo on Cherokee Street

photo by Vivian Nieuwsma We’ve been invited back! Last time, we focused on the midday Parade, but this time, the late afternoon revelries were our primary subject. The Cinco de Mayo Festival celebrates Mexican heritage, but also places on display the multiplicity of creative people living, working, and playing...

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Mini-Flood 50: International Photography Hall of Fame

Mini-Flood 50: International Photography Hall of Fame

photo by Michelle Bates We last visited the International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum shortly before they opened in St. Louis for Mini-Flood 10. We have been invited to return and see what has changed, and what is still in store for this Grand Center institution. photo by...

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Mini-Flood 49: The Grandel

Mini-Flood 49: The Grandel

  photo by Allen Casey The Grandel is a historic church theatre that has seen important performances cross its stage since 1989, when it was purchased by Grand Center, Inc. Most recently, the theatre was host to the St. Louis Black Repertory. In 2016, the Grandel was sold to...

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Mini-Flood 48: Weldon Spring Site

Mini-Flood 48: Weldon Spring Site

photo by Jason Gray Ever been to a nuclear waste containment cell? Here is your chance! The Weldon Spring Site is at once terrifying and beautiful, a testament to both the destructive power of mankind and its capability to renew. Onsite is a Museum, the cell, and the surrounding Hamburg...

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Mini-Flood 47: Festival of Nations

Mini-Flood 47: Festival of Nations

photo by Sharon Keeler The Festival of Nations, sponsored by the International Institute of St. Louis, is an annual two-day event geared toward celebrating the diversity of the city and beyond. Held in Tower Grove Park, the Festival draws more than 125,000 to song and dance performances, cultural demonstrations,...

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Mini-Flood 46: Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum

Mini-Flood 46: Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum

photo by Dan Henrichs The Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum system is a very interesting model designed to best promote a very unique collection. Founded in 1983 by a California real estate duo, the Library is now housed in twelve historic buildings throughout the country (to make the collection more...

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