Young musicians at Soldan International Studies High School thought they were just performing for school visitors from Fidelity Investments today, but were surprised instead with brand new clarinets, saxophones, and flutes.
Bank-On Save-Up is a new program aimed at giving individuals and families access to bank accounts. It is part of a nationwide initiative aimed at helping underprivileged families build financial independence.
The project is being administered locally by a group called the St. Louis Unbanked Taskforce.
When British conceptual artist Jeremy Deller chose to stage his first private exhibition back in 1993, he decided to go with a small, intimate setting he knew well: his bedroom.
“It wasn’t so full of people, but I didn’t want it to be full of people,” he says of Open Bedroom, which was by invitation only. “I was terrified that someone would put a cigarette end out on a table or a carpet or something.”