The National Blues Museum is hosting live music every Friday night in June. Join us for “Howlin’ Friday” with Lamont Hadley performing live in the Lumière Place Legends Room at the National Blues Museum on Friday, April 28th. Doors open at 5 PM for happy hour and live music starts at 7 PM.
General Admission tickets are available for $10.
$15 for reserved table seating.
Combo Ticket $20 – includes general admission to the concert and the museum.
Tickets can be purchased in advance, or in person the night of the show at the National Blues Museum Box Office, 615 Washington Avenue, St. Louis, 63101. For more information, call 314-925-0016 ext. 403.
*Howlin’ Fridays are sponsored in part by WSIE 88.7 FM The Sound. The Sound offers a blend of jazz, smooth jazz and blues.
Bud light presents the Washington Cajun Festival- Under the Farmers' Market- great Cajun food and drink for sale and Great music by The Boudan Brothers ( Cajun and Zydeco music) Come eat-dance and enjoy some beverages.
This is a free musical event to the public
Variation and Adaptations, on display 6/2/17 through 7/29/17, is an exhibit curated by Artists First, an organization that has long worked to promote the artwork of individuals challenged by physical or psychological obstacles. While typically judged by society as impaired, this organization advocates for these artists to be considered as equal, not other, within the visual art community by their unique perspectives and life experiences. Angela Gipson, Jeff Johnson, and Jimmy Holmes will each present a body of work specific to their use of media and focused examinations.
"Subterranean Books will be hosting the art work of Timothy Wagner as part of the Loop Arts Fest, with an opening reception Friday, June 23rd from 6pm to 8pm.
Timothy Wagner works as a mixed media artist using a wide variety of media from found imagery to inks. All of the art is created on reclaimed materials such as vinyl records, wood and canvas.
Timothy's work is thought-provoking and a visual language that is an approach to expression of form, space and color, referencing our natural world and its surroundings. "The ambiguity of my work is created on a subconscious level."
Work will be on display June 15 - August 31.
Fri, 06/23/2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Subterranean Books is located at:
6275 Delmar St. Louis, MO 63130"
Join STAGES in ancient Egypt as Joseph, his eleven brothers, and the miraculous coat of many colors comes to vivid life in this inspirational rags-to-riches tale as old as time itself. This fun filled musical from Andrew Lloyd Webber has an enchanting rock-inflected score that includes the hit songs “Close Every Door To Me”, “Go, Go, Joseph”, and “Any Dream Will Do”, making it a dream of a show for the entire family!
Presented by Mariposa Artists
Share an evening with Singer/Performer Amy Basta as she uncovers the iconic Marilyn Monroe in this original and captivating look at one of the greatest legends of the 20th Century. Through a theatrical mix of songs, join Amy and pianist/arranger extraordinaire Rick Jensen on a compassionate journey, beginning with the life of Norma Jeane to the final days of Marilyn. Judged and misunderstood by many but loved by all, both personas ultimately came up victorious, yet not without great personal cost. "She leads with feline flirtation...Basta takes us to a dark corner…She morphs into Monroe..." - New York Cabaret Scenes Magazine
By Martin McDonagh
A Theatre Macabre Production
Irish terrorist “Mad Padraic” cares about one thing, and one alone, and -- despite his title as the lieutenant of Inishmore’s Irish National Liberation Army -- it’s not his fight for Irish independence. It’s his cat. When Padraic learns that his beloved cat, Wee Thomas, has been killed, Padraic rushes home, forgoing the nipple-excising he’d planned to do on a partly-tortured Belfast drug pusher. As Padraic plows through the town in pursuit of revenge, bodies to pile up in his wake. As fierce as he may be, however, Padriac’s soft spot for Wee Thomas may be the weak spot the next aspiring Lieutenant of Inishmore needs to target. This dark and bloody comedy, is the second play in Martin McDonough’s Aaran Islands trilogy, which also includes The Cripple of Inishmaan and The Banshees of Inisheer.
Andean music from several South American countries ("Masillajta" means "band of the people" in the Quechua language).
Next To Normal, a rock musical, opened on Broadway on April 2009 with book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey, and music by Tom Kitt. It won three Tony awards in 2009 including Best Musical Score. It also won the 2010 Pulitzer Award and made numerous Top Ten Best Shows lists.
Next to Normal examines how one typical suburban family handles the slow retreat into manic depression that the mother is battling. Critics call it “an emotional powerhouse” that explores how a family deals with grief and weighs the ethics of psychiatry, as it depicts family life in a suburban setting. It is presented with love, sympathy, and punch. Talk backs with cast after Sunday productions. Directed by Edward Coffield, starring Debby Lennon*, John Flack*, Libby Jasper, Max Baneham, Ryand Scott Foizey, Spencer Davis Milford* (*member Actors Equity)
Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays at 8pm
Thursdays: Adult = $20, Student/Senior = $15, Military/Educator = $10 (with ID)
Fridays & Saturdays: Adult = $25, Student/Senior = $20
New Line continues its season with the local premiere of the fiery 2002 jazz-rock musical THE SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS, by composer Marvin Hamlisch (his last theatre score), lyricist Craig Carnelia, and playwright John Guare, based on the famous novel and film, telling the dark story of the powerful, syndicated newspaper gossip columnist J.J. Hunsecker (based on famed New York columnist Walter Winchell) who uses his considerable power and connections to ruin his sister’s relationship with a man he finds inappropriate.
Join The Green McDonough Band at Edwardsville's Arts in the Park! Blues music will fill the park and hopefully bring cool breezes with it. Bring a blanket, chair, picnic basket, or cooler. The whole family's invited, even the fur babies!
Seize the Day 5k is a family friendly event which raises money to benefit The Epilepsy Foundation of MO & KS. We need your help to continue the fight to stop seizures. One in 26 people are diagnosed with epilepsy. It is estimated to affect more than 250,000 children and adults in Missouri & Kansas. Please help us win the fight for people in our community that are challenged with seizures.
The St. Louis Water Gardening Society will present its 17th annual water garden and pond tour, Pond-O-Rama, Saturday, June 24 and Sunday, June 25 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. The 2017 tour has 40 private gardens owned and maintained by Society members. Tickets covering both days of the tour are $15 each and are available early May at retail shops and garden centers throughout the metropolitan area. Everyone on the tour over age 18 requiresa separate ticket.
The gardens are located throughout the St. Louis metropolitan area, including in Illinois. This self-guided tour is arranged each day by geographic location. This year many of our water features are "over the top". This year many of our members are new on Pond-O-Rama and excited to share their new ponds and waterfalls. The water features range from spectacular high, thundering waterfalls to quiet streams. There are “pond less waterfalls” that simply disappear at the termination of the falls, and a number of new rain-recovery systems that make the storage and use of rainfall practical. Many of our members have new water gardens to share, and many have enhanced their current ponds and gardens into outdoor rooms and quaint woodland spaces. This year you will see some very unique and creative designs in waterfalls and ponds, gorgeous koi fish, and fantastic gardens.
This event, each year, is the only time St. Louis Water Gardening Society members—as a group—open their gardens to the public. In addition to their water features, most of our hosts also are avid gardeners who maintain beautiful landscapes filled with perennials, annuals and shrubs. Our hosts will be available and delighted to share information and answer questions about their gardens, their water features, their fish, and their beautiful plants. If you are thinking of adding water to your own garden—or you
simply enjoy beautiful landscapes and a weekend filled with beauty—this is the tour for you!
This event provides funds for the St Louis Water Gardening Society to continue their civic project to plant and maintain the reflecting pools at the Jewel Box in Forest Park.
The tour ticket booklet gives location addresses, descriptions and driving directions. For more information, call (314) 995-2988. Tickets are available by mail order from the Society’s website in early May, www.slwgs.org.
Hispanic Festival, Inc. of Greater St. Louis will be presenting “Fiesta in Florissant” at the Knights of Columbus Park, 50 St. Francois Street, located in Florissant near the corner of Lindbergh and Washington St. The event will take place on Saturday, June 24 from 10:00am to 10:00pm and on Sunday, June 25 from 11:00am to 8:00pm. The colorful and festive Welcome Ceremony will begin on Saturday, June 24, 5pm with remarks from the City of Florissant Mayor Thomas Schneider.
The two-day celebration will feature non-stop entertainment with live Latino Bands and Folkloric dancers from various countries including Panama, Colombia and Mexico. Local and regional bands will take the stage this year.
There will also be a wide variety of foods and beverages from Latin & South America available for purchase such as tamales, tacos and empanadas.
Other attractions include folk arts and crafts, Los Niños Kids Corner with piñatas and Dora the Explorer, Pony Rides, Inflatable Rides and information booths from several cultural organizations to acquaint the public with their programs and services.
Our 2nd Annual "Quinceanera Fashion Show" will be Saturday, June 24 featuring formal dresses and reenactments of this Hispanic tradition.
The Fiesta “Car Show” which will be Saturday, June 24 at 12pm. Expect giveaways, and more!
Miss Chiquita Bonita will feature local young ladies on Sunday, June 25.
One of the Fair’s purposes is to celebrate the common heritage of Hispanic nations particularly because of the rise of the Hispanic population in North County. The funds raised are used to fund scholarships distributed to college-bound students and underprivileged children.
We invite the entire St. Louis community, both Hispanic and non-Hispanic, to come and share in this festive weekend celebration of fun and fiesta for the whole family. Admission and parking is free.
This is the first annual Caribbean Jerk Festival. We will be providing good Caribbean food, arts, clothing and good reggae music with live bands and DJs. All children under 12 year old is free.
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