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ALBERT PUJOLS & HOW TO KEEP HIM

Can you just imagine these headlines in 2050? “Remember when the Cardinals won the World Series in 2011?”  “Baby conceived naturally, Scientists stumped!”
Centene’s Mike Neidorf was pressed tighter than Kim Kardashian’s push-up bra at Tony’s the other night by his glammy wife Neomi, while the couple toasted St. Louis Symph chief Fred Bronstein and 12 others over dinner.  The Symph is the place to be over the weekend when it screens the original “Phantom of the Opera” for a Halloween fest Friday-Saturday and “The Composer’s Dead” concert on Sunday. . .Prominent barrister Jim Gunn was nearby, celebrating with fellow alums of SLU High. . .SLU profs Matt Daniels and Aaron Johnson of the Dept. of Fine & Perf. Arts remain jubilant over their Tavern of Fine Arts in the DeBaliviere nabe. Also at SLU, a new partnership is in the works with Oxford University in a study abroad program. Over at WashU, a committee has been formed to create a new sorority. At Mizzou, Michelle Obama will be paged for a food symposium in March to talk about nutrition. . .Wendi and Norm Pressman caught the Rep. alum Jared Gertner as a standby for a lead in the Broadway production of “Book of Mormon” and he performed that night. Theatergoers remember him well from a standout on the boards at the Rep of “A Funny Thing”. . .Longtime barrister Larry Fleming was put on probation by the Mo. Supreme Court for some unstated ethical violation for at least the second time. . .Elliot Smith, who shuttered his contemporary art gallery on McPherson Avenue, has taken his life. Smith had moved to Ft. Lauderdale and then went to NYC, where he was found dead. .  . .Stephen and Phyllis Suntrup are calling it quits. . .Here’s how to keep Albert Pujols here, according to T.J. Birkenmeir: $10 million a-year for seven years; 9-15 percent ownership interest in the team; Earmark half-1percent of all food concession receipts for duration of his life in a 4-way split to The Pujols Foundation, Cardinal Glennon Hospital, St. Louis Children’s Hospital and Shriners Hospital. . .David Guggenheim, son of the late prolific documentary producer, Charles Guggenheim, is readying his next thriller, “Medalion,” starring Nicholas Cage. Dad Charles was beckoned to our town to become the director of KETC, one of the first public television stations in the U.S.. . ..America Traffic Solutions is applauding the ruling by the Mo. Court of Appeals that red-light safety camera programs don’t conflict with state law.

LEONARDO DiCAPRIO AS J. EDGAR HOOVER, LOCALS DOLE OUT $1.3 BILLION FOR CHARITY, CHRISTINA RICCI IN “PROJECT RUNWAY”?

Ready? Go! Three Husbands, 10 grooms, a Bridegroom, 25 Crooks, one Jew, 25 Gentiles,  22 Friends, 26 Romans, 42 Bachs, two Brahms, a few dozen Schuberts, many Wagners a Portwine, six Sherrys and nine Beers. So much for the telephone directory. . .The timid, curious, unhinged and aggressive television critics have swooped down on Los Angeles for the usual palaver with the bold-faced. The columnist can recall days of yore when covering the Hollywood circuit and always seeking the whammo, the scoops, the gossip and getting answers to questions as benign as, “What’s your favorite color?” This go-’round I might’ve filed filler. Kim Kardashian and Christina Ricci may be celeb guest judges on Lifetime’s “Project Runway”, “Kings of Leon” concert tour has been canceled, the house of mouse (Disney) will retell the Grimm legacy of “Snow White” in a feature film, “Order of the Seven” and Leonardo DiCaprio has been cast as iconic FBI director J. Edgar Hoover in Clint Eastwood’s “J. Edgar”. . .Area residents give about $1.3 billion annually to organizations and causes they care about most, according to a study by The Gateway Center for Giving in a study,”Private Dollars for Public Good.”  For those who might like to take a step farther,  Pat Rich’s Women’s Foundation of Greater St. Louis will present a program from 7:30 a.m., Wed., Oct. 19 at the Hilton St. Louis Frontenac titled, “Making a Difference: A Fresh Look at Charitable Giving.”  National expert Tracy Gary will keynote how charitable dollars dedicated to helping others can be invested to do more good. There will be cocktails at 5 p.m. and dinner at 7 followed by a special award to local philanthropist Carol Duhme. Also recognized will be the Women’s Foundation Board members: Julia Muller, Janelle Barker Gibson, Agnes Garino, Robbye Frank, Sandhya Vollala, Martha Uhlhorn, Mary Mobley McMurtrey, Christy Maxfield, Jan Hendrickson, Vivian Eveloff, Joan Esserman, Susie Edelstein and Natalia Simmons.


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