Alright, so we didn’t actually have a pic-a-nic basket like the one Yogi always yearned for, but this past Sunday the HOK St. Louis office did have an office pic-a-nic that would make Yogi jeaous.
A long forgotten tradition for the HOK STL office, the Family Picnic was resumed (after a nine year or greater absence – no one knows for sure) at the behest of Rebecca Nolan, Managing Principal of the office. The rest of the office jumped on board and a committee was formed to begin the planning, which landed us at the Ordnance Shelter at Sylvan Springs Park …
Before there were audiobooks or books on tape — before there was even a printing press — there were storytellers who helped us understand the world.
Our friends at the Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts (hi Rachel Craft!) want to make sure that Life at HOK’s St. Louis readers know about their “Marathon Metamorphoses,” a two-day reading of Ovid’s Metamorphoses sponsored by Pulitzer along with the St. Louis Poetry Center and River Styx. Seventy people, including HOK Sustainable Design Director Mary Ann Lazarus, will read passages of this epic narrative poem in 15-minute time slots. The readings will take place in the Pulitzer’s Main Gallery on August 29-30, from 10:00 a.m. to (roughly) 7:00 p.m….