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New Artwork by Jason Hanson

Artist Jason Hanson recently installed three large-scale paintings in Nebula – one at the top of the back stairs from the loading dock and two at the bottom of the front stairs to the basement. His work is big, bold, colorful, and offers a portal to wholeness, shining light on sex, sex workers, kink, trans […]


By now, you’ve probably noticed new art installations along Cherokee Street and inside some of your favorite shops and restaurants. Those pieces are a part of Counterpublic, a triennial public art exhibition presented by The Luminary. Counterpublic will run through July 13th in over 20 venues in and around Cherokee Street. Counterpublic aims to animate […]

Q&A with Jason Spencer a.k.a. Killer Napkins

Today, we discuss with an influential community member, Jason Spencer a.k.a. Killer Napkins. Jason started out drawing creepy monsters as a kid and now has an expansive array of artwork throughout the St. Louis area. As an illustrator, designer, and painter he works with a massive imagination and skillset — depicting epic scenes of illustration […]

Neighborhood Profile: Cherokee Street Gallery

This Friday, June 29th Cherokee Street will experience, Cherokee Street Gallery’s inaugural art opening, “Messages from Mercury” from 6pm to 10pm. The show will feature artwork by the gallery’s founder, Benjamin Lowder.  “It’s a continuing series where I’m using reclaimed materials and vintage metal signage to deconstruct the messages that were there originally in advertising,” […]

Neighborhood Highlight: “Public Relations” Group Show @ 2600 Cherokee

Three artists affiliated with Cherokee’s beloved wine-and-pizza spot, Yaqui’s, will be combining talents for a group show entitled “Public Relations.” The event’s set for Saturday, February 18, running from 6-10 p.m. at 2600 Cherokee; a post-reception gathering will move just down the street, to the block’s newest bar (and burger spot), The B-Side. Taking part […]