"St. Charles Community College will host an exhibit featuring artwork from its Continuing Education students and instructors July 17-Aug. 3. The show, titled “Art Extravaganza,” will be in the gallery of the Donald D. Shook Fine Arts Building on the SCC campus in Cottleville.
The gallery will feature artwork from students of all ages who have participated in the Continuing Education Department’s 2015-2017 classes and summer camps, as well as their instructors.
Meet the artists and instructors at a reception from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 3, in the Fine Arts Building gallery.
Gallery hours are 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Fridays, and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturdays. The exhibit is free and open to the public.
The exhibition is open to all who have attended an SCC Continuing Education art, craft, photography or computer design class in the past 24 months. Artwork must be original work created by the artist within the past two years and not previously shown at SCC.
Those interested in showcasing their work can submit up to five works. Acceptance is dependent on the number of overall entries and space available. Entry forms must be received by the Continuing Education office in the John M. McGuire Humanities Building, Room 103, by Friday, July 7.
This is not a juried show, and there is no entry fee.
For entry forms and rules on how to apply, visit stchas.edu/ceartshow or call 636-922-8233. For more information about the exhibit, contact Lynn Watkins at 636-922-8309."
"The American Farm Heritage Museum presents
old-fashioned fun for everyone at “Heritage Days”
July 28-30, 2017
8 a.m. to dark Friday/Saturday; 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday
Admission: $7 per person per day (children under 12 free)
Three-day armband is $10 per person
Attendees can enjoy train rides, antique tractors and working farm engine displays, tractor games, tractor pulls, kiddie pedal pulls, farm life and quilting demonstrations, Lil’ Red Barn museum displays, steam engines, an operating sawmill, wheat threshing, rock crushing, nail making, historic Hill’s Fort display, a military museum display, the Sunday car cruise, live music daily, food, flea market vendors and lots more fun for young and old!
Air-conditioned main building!
Massive 3-cylinder Fairbanks Morse diesel engine will be running!
Features: All things John Deere – highlighting 80 years of the John Deere G & L Tractors and the National Toughest G tractor pull. Exhibits of all makes and models are always welcome!
Museum address: 1395 Museum Avenue, Greenville, IL 62246
(Left off IL 127 at Museum Avenue just south of I-70 at Exit 45)
Find us on the web at http://www.americanfarmheritagemuseum.com/farm-heritage-days.html or like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/americanfarmheritagemuseum"
The Strauss Park ALIVE Festival will transform Strauss Park, located in the heart of the Grand Center Arts District, into an 8-week, summer-themed celebration of arts and life! Join us for the ALIVE Kick-Off and happy hour on July 5th, or enjoy any of the weekly scheduled events such as live music, dance, spoken word, theatre, and other family-friendly activities.
"Join a rotating cast of some of St. Louis’ finest musicians for “The Dark Room Brunch Sessions”. Two sets of tunes from 11am-1:30pm is paired with our brand new brunch menu, served 10am-3pm. More info: http://www.thedarkroomstl.com/
A wine, music and photographic art event. Locus in Focus, a Facebook group founded by John Locus of John Locus Photography and Locus Photoart, will present a wonderfully large display of photographic art by 17 of its members. Live acoustic music provided by Scott Marlin. Bring a picnic basket, buy a bottle of wine, and enjoy an afternoon immersed in culture. All of the artists will be present to discuss their work. There will be photographs of local scenery and landmarks as well as images taken around the world.
Never a cover at Howards!
Sponsored by Staunton Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, Hard Road Theatre is proud to announce their summer musical: SISTER ACT. Based on the 1992 hit comedy movie of the same name that starred Whoopi Goldberg, SISTER ACT contains all new original music written by Alan Menken (THE LITTLE MERMAID, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, ALADDIN, TANGLED, LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS). The plot follows Deloris Van Cartier, a lounge singer with dreams of stardom. She witnesses a murder and is put in protective custody in the one place the cops are sure she won't be a found: a convent! Disguised as a nun, she finds herself at odds with both the rigid lifestyle and the uptight Mother Superior. Using her unique dance moves and singing talent to inspire the choir, Deloris breathes new life into the church and community but, in doing so, blows her cover. Soon, the gang is giving chase, only to find them up against Deloris and the power of her newly found sisterhood.“I’ve directed over twenty different productions and vocally, this is the strongest cast I have worked with,” said director Evan Fifer. “It’s a show that I really think is going to resonate with our audiences. Not only that, but with about twenty singing and dancing nuns on stage, it’s a spectacle to be seen.”SISTER ACT has a cast of 30 individuals from several different communities including Highland, Greenville, Breese, Collinsville, and Staunton. Some of the cast includes Jasmine French as Deloris Van Cartier, Ellie Mitchell as Mother Superior, Breanna Noe as Sister Mary Robert, Gentry Fifer as Sister Mary Patrick, Lori Wahl as Sister Mary Lazarus, Lynne Huelsmann as Sister Mary Martin-of-Tours, Sue Ellen Drewer as Sister Mary Theresa, Tim Albaugh as Curtis Jackson, and Tom Varner as Eddie Souther. The show is directed by Evan Fifer with musical direction by David Wilton and choreography by Christine Taylor.
Performances for SISTER ACT are July 28, 29, Aug. 4 and 5 at 7:30 p.m. and July 30 and Aug. 6 at 2:00 p.m. House doors open approximately 30 minutes before show time. All performances will be held at the Highland Elementary Auditorium, 1800 Lindenthal Ave., Highland, IL. Tickets are $12 and $11 for children 4-12 and senior citizens. Tickets can be purchased at the door, at the Highland Chamber of Commerce, or online.
Online ticket purchases stop 30 minutes before the scheduled showtime.Hard Road Theatre Productions is a non-profit theatre organization committed to providing Highland and the surrounding area with high-quality, affordable, live theatre productions. For more information about SISTER ACT or Hard Road Theatre in general, please visit the Hard Road website at www.hardroad.org.
JPEK CreativeWorks TheatrepresentsTeena Marie and Chaka Khan Music RevueJuly 303pm & 6pm shows$17 General Admission$27 VIP (includes table seating & concessions)St. Louis get ready for the hottest show yet to come from JPEK!!! Willena Mznv Vaughn as Chaka Khan and Paige Oatis as Teena Marie and you don’t want to miss these phenomenal women bring the house down!
Cole Adams music is moving back west.Last show in St. Louis for awhile, kiddos. Much love!Americana/Folk/Rock/Blues/Soul5-8:30 pm @ The GramophoneClassic cover songs and originals.
"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 UNCF in their second annual, Evening of Stars – Concert Gala (St. Louis) benefiting deserving students seeking higher education opportunities.
This music filled evening will feature performances by Denise Thimes, the North County Big Band and Point of Jazz Ensemble featuring students from Riverview Gardens High School under the direction of Harvey Lockhardt and a special concert performance by Chante Moore, an award–winning American R&B and jazz singer, songwriter and actress.
$45 balcony / $60 orchestra
$120 VIP (includes pre-concert reception + premier seating)
FREE St. Louis Big Band Concerts on July 30th and August 6th at 6 pm. Food available for purchase beginning at 6:30 pm. Bring non-perishable food donations to July 30th Concert for Affton Food Pantry Fill The Van.
Enjoy a FREE live concert by a fifty-piece professional orchestra. Bring a lawn chair or a blanket for relaxing on the grass in beautiful Brookings Quadrangle on the campus of Washington University. Parking is free. Ted Drewes Frozen Custard is available for purchase, and children receive an attendance prize. "Notes to Munch On / Meet the Artists" pre-concert discussion begins at 7:10pm. The concert begins at 7:30, and includes:
Glinka Russlan and Ludmilla Overture
Tchaikovsky “Andante Cantabile” for String Orchestra
BorodinPolovtsian Dances from Prince Igor
TchaikovskyViolin Concerto in D Major
Julia Sakharova, soloist
"WHAT: “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown”
WHEN: July 26-30
WHERE: Donald D. Shook Fine Arts Building theater, St. Charles Community College, 4601 Mid Rivers Mall Dr. in Cottleville
COST: Free to SCC students with ID; $8 general admission; $6 seniors, veterans and students; $5 Budget Wednesdays
CONTACT INFO: Lynne Snyder, director, email@example.com or 636-922-8325
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Center Stage Theatre to present ‘You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown’ July 26-30
St. Charles Community College’s Center Stage Theatre will present You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown July 26-30 in the Donald D. Shook Fine Arts Building theater on the SCC campus.
The all-ages show will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, July 26-29, and 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, July 29-30. Tickets are free to SCC students with ID, or $8 general admission and $6 seniors, veterans and students. The campus is located at 4601 Mid Rivers Mall Drive in Cottleville.
This revival of the original 1967 musical is a fresh approach to the comic book world of Charles Schulz. All your favorite characters are here: Charlie Brown, Sally, Linus, Lucy, Schroeder and even Snoopy as they experience “an average day in the life of Charlie Brown.” It really is just that – a day made up of little moments picked from various comic strips and set to music. Come see Charlie and the gang battle with kites, book reports, baseball games, Valentine’s Day and childhood crushes before finally realizing what true happiness is all about.
The cast includes Justin M. Spurgeon and Allison Arana of O’Fallon; Becky Loughridge, Gea Rose Henry and Isaiah Henry of St. Peters and Alexander Gage Whitehurst of Wentzville.
The crew includes Lynne Snyder, Gene Ditch, Jeff Roop, Deborah Phillips, Alex Solomon, Travis McIntyre and Brendan Van Keuren.
Follow Center Stage Theatre on Facebook at facebook.com/SCCCenterStage.
For more information, contact Lynne Snyder, director, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 636-922-8325."
Explore friendship and revenge in 9 TO 5, as three female coworkers give their sexist boss the boot and change their workplace for the better in this hilarious musical romp with toe-tapping tunes by Dolly Parton! Based on the 1980 hit movie, this Rolodex era office take-over will make you laugh, cry, and ultimately cheer the exploits of Violet, Judy, and Doralee as they discover the joys of working 9 to 5!
Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Carousel
July 28, 29, August 4, 5
A theatre and opera lover’s dream come true: performances of a beloved Broadway musical, powerfully sung as only Union Avenue Opera artists can, and accompanied by our full orchestra. Revel in the rich music performed as its creators intended. Directed by Broadway’s Ken Page, this vibrant production will be filled with magical moments, soaring choreography, and breathtaking music like never before seen on the Union Avenue Opera stage. Come see why Carousel has found itself included in the Opera repertory of companies all over the world.
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