St. Louis foodies, this one's for you.
Four local culinary names have been designated James Beard Award semifinalists, the St. Louis Business Journal reports.
For those of you unfamiliar with the James Beard Award, the Journal says Time magazine called it the "Oscars of the food world."
Updated at 1:32 p.m. Feb. 15, 2011 with post-ceremony comments
Hall of Fame baseball player Stan Musial was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom today in Washington.
The St. Louis Cardinals outfielder and first baseman received the medal from President Barack Obama today in a ceremony at the White House.
"This is the top honor that I'm ever going to receive," Musial told the St. Louis Beacon in his hotel room before the ceremony.
Chesterfield has been named among the top-ten towns in the state by Missouri Life magazine.
Joplin was listed as the number one town, and was closely followed by Chesterfield, which ranked second.
Listening to our broadcast of the St. Louis Symphony on Saturday, Feb. 12?
When it airs, you can follow along with the featured Mozart Arias - in English!
Below is your very own version of the insert included in the program distributed for the performance at Powell Hall.
And while you wait for the performance, check out the St. Louis Symphony rehearsing for Saturday's show.
(Click here to listen to the broadcast)
Mozart Arias Translations - St. Louis Symphony
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