Jake's Leg and EMG
Roped-In is an explorative compendium of movement and emotion while attached to a rope. Throughout the 6 different original pieces performers will climb, swing, hang, spin and dance: across the floor, through the air and even on the wall. Suspension can give a sense of flying freely in the air. At the same time, attachment to a rope can be restrictive and confining. Through a mix of physical theatre, dance and clown techniques, these performers exploit the properties of a rope to express both the difficulties and the state of freedom, beauty and happiness that can come from a place of restraint.
Roped-In is the creative result of intense collaboration between Kinetic Tapestry’s husband and wife team of Jaime Zayas and Vanessa Waggoner-Zayas with significant contributions from the talented dancing artists Sarah Svoboda and Mary Virtue. Jaime and Vanessa have been creating movement work together for 9 years and they present this full-on foray into the realm of rope work with humble anticipation.
Solo show from 9p-midnight
The Bottlesnakes bring you low-down piano guitar blues. Continuing the long standing tradition of piano and guitar duos in St. Louis. Every first Friday they play old St. Louis blues tunes as well as originals, truly carrying the torch for acoustic old-timey blues in this town.
First Friday of the month (hobo empire cast)
The Mighty Pines live at The Broadway Oyster Bar!
When Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins kick off an impromptu jam session at Sun Studios, the air crackles with star power. Get up close and personal with these larger-than-life personalities in an experience that will rock your socks off! This powerhouse musical features chart-topping hits from all four performers.
“Reflective Accumulations,” an exhibit of paintings by Kansas City-based artist Grant Miller, will be on display in the Bonsack Gallery at John Burroughs School from Friday, April 7, through Wednesday, May 17. All are invited to an opening reception from 5:30 to 7:30 pm on April 7.
Miller begins his paintings with an architectural grid and then builds on that initial structure through a chain reaction of controlled, determined layers. Once the angles and lines come together, the forms that exist within the gaps come forth creating a striking dichotomy. These fluid forms begin to take center stage in Miller’s work, while the initial structure that brought the effects together slowly recedes. Some of his works have between eight and 18 layers.
March 22, 29 and April 5 10am-1pm
Learn everything you need to know to start knitting, and take home your own washcloth sampler and scarf
Come and learn everything you need to know to get started. We’ll make a washcloth sampler and a scarf in this class. Students will learn to Cast on (get started), Knit, purl, and cast off (finish the end). We will discuss and learn the basics of reading patterns, Needles, tools, and fiber and yarn choices.
Students can purchase their own supplies or we can purchase for them, If you want to purchase for them I can can come up with the pricing.
We're meeting at Citygarden at 11AM to coordinate action in solidarity with the national general strike, particularly a march/rally at noon (lunch). we started this to get the ball rolling on planning actions for the 17; more to come #nationalstrike17 #nationalstrike #nationalstrike17stl #f17 #f17strike#generalstrike #generalstrike17 #resist #wildcatstrike
Introduction to Digital Photography
Saturday April 8, 2017 - 12:30pm to 3:30pm
Introduction to Digital Photography is the first class in a series of classes that take you from the essential basics that you need to master all the way to taking professional quality portraits. In this first class you will learn all about the exposure triangle and how to "see" the light. It is your first step to understanding exposure and getting you off of the full auto or "green square" setting on your camera. All classes are hands on so bring your gear and be ready to learn.
Hi! My name is James Labonte and I will be your guide on your journey to becoming a better photographer. I have been taking professional photographs for over 10 years and if it's one thing I have learned over the years is that we all have a desire to learn new things and to improve.
One way that I continue to educate myself is by teaching others. By teaching others it forces me to stop and think about every little detail that goes into making a great photograph. Many times I have an "a ha" moment when answering a student's question. So I am learning right along with you...
I have been educated by some of the best in the industry, like Lindsay Adler, Scott Kelby, Joe McNally, Lou Freeman, Joel Grimes, James Schmelzer, Craig Lamere, and many more. I belong to kelbyone.com which provides continuous online training, and attend many hands on seminars at Shutterfest annually. I am constantly learning new techniques that I want to pass along to you...
Please join us on Saturday, April 8th from 4pm-6pm, for the opening of INSIDE INSIGHT at Good Shepherd Gallery!
INSIDE INSIGHT is a group exhibition of feelings and emotions, expressed by the artists of Fine Line Studios. This exhibit will feature artworks in a variety of media including painting, ceramics, mixed-media illustrations, music recordings, and more, by 50+ FLS artists!
Fine Line Studios is an arts-based day program supporting adults with developmental disabilities, located in the Bridgeton neighborhood of St. Louis, Missouri. We are a part of Resources for Human Development, a national non-profit dedicated to empowering and supporting the more vulnerable members of our community. Through the arts, we enrich the lives of those we serve.
INSIDE INSIGHT will be on view at Good Shepherd Gallery April 8 - April 27, 2017.
Gallery Hours: Tues. - Fri. 10am-6pm, & Sat. 12pm-4pm
Closed for Good Friday, April 14, & Holy Saturday, April 15.
We hope to see you at our FREE Opening Reception!
Light hors d'oeuvres and beverages will be served.
Good Sherpherd Gallery is located in historic Ferguson, MO, next door to Cathy's Kitchen, on S. Florissant Rd. near Compton Ave. Free parking is available in the lot behind the gallery, and the building is handicap accessible.
Burning Bright is a group exhibition showcasing St. Louis-based artists that identify as female, curated and put on by Living Collective and HEX at TechArtista, which will open April 8, 2017.
Featured artists include Elizabeth Moore, Lola Ogbara, Britta Buescher, Julianne Wise, Addoley Dzegede, Jessica Bremehr, Lauren Marx, Angelina Fasano, Theresa Moher, Lara Head, Alyssa Knowling, Darcy Campbell, Natalie Baldeon, Kristin Cassidy, Victoria Cates, and Diana Casanova.
Burning Bright explores contemporary artwork by local lady artists in our community, bringing a strong female presence and influence to the collaborative work space. There are so many talented women making wonderful, thought-provoking works of art in St. Louis. This exhibition showcases women who are doing interesting, important things that Living Collective and HEX want to share with the world.
Take the art home with you! Art on display will be for purchase with 10% of the sale proceeds going to a charity of the artists’ choice. An art market where you can shop from participating artists during the opening event will include vendors selling items like prints, pins, patches, apparel and more.
Burning Bright will open at TechArtista from 5-8PM on Saturday, April 8 and is free and open to the public. The exhibition will be on view at TechArtista until Friday, June 16th 2017.
St. Louis Ovarian Cancer Awareness (SLOCA) is hosting the 2017 “Living Out Loud” Gala and Auction on Saturday evening, April 8th at the Meadowbrook Country Club in Ballwin, Missouri.
The Gala event will begin at 5:30 pm with cocktails and appetizers, with a gourmet dinner to follow, and a silent and live auction.
Guests will honor The Jorgensoen Family, SLOCA’s 2017 “Teal Spirit Award” Recipient, the founders of Families ROC Star 5k ovarian cancer awareness run. SLOCA will honor Survivor and SLOCA Past President Beverly Kinkade with the second annual Volunteer Impact Award, for her dedication and support of SLOCA.
The evening will also feature a performance and presentation by Special Guest Comedian Greg Warren.
KMOV’s “Great Day St. Louis” Host Laura Hettiger will serve as the event’s Emcee.
The 2017 “Living Out Loud” Gala and Auction is SLOCA’s signature fundraiser. The money is used to fund grants for ovarian cancer research and to support SLOCA’s educational programs and community awareness outreach.
Tickets are available for $150 per person, or $1,500 for a table of 10. To reserve tickets, visit www.sloca.org or call 314-966-7562.
Beginning Wheel Throwing
6 week class / 2hour / once a week
We will teach you everything you need to learn to make a pot on the wheel, AND… you’ll also gain the many incidental stress-relieving benefits of creating with clay. The gentle turning of the wheel, the centering of the clay and the single-minded focus needed to create pottery brings the potter into a calm, centered place themselves. It’s a terrific way to end a stressful day or start a new adventure.
The Beginner Wheel class is designed for the absolute beginner looking for an introduction to the craft of wheel thrown* pottery. *(From the Old English word “thrawan”, meaning to twist or turn.) This class is also a good place for self-taught or long inactive potters who are looking for a refresher course in the fundamentals of wheel throwing.
Beginners, will receive an introduction to basic throwing techniques: centering clay, forming cylinders, bowls and plate forms. Glazing and surface treatment also covered.
For those who are comfortable throwing basic cylinder and bowl shapes, classes will focus on constructing more complex forms. Teapots, pitchers, covered jars, casseroles etc. will be explored. Students also work on mastering the more technical aspects of glazing and firing.
Erin Bode – Live in Concert!
A Fundraiser Benefiting
Mercy Conference and Retreat Center
When: April 8, 2017
Where: The Chapel
2039 North Geyer Road
St. Louis, MO 63131
Tickets: $25 (Regular) and $50 (Friend of Mercy Center)
The Dive Poets w/ Special Guest James Whalen
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