"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 St. Louis Publishers Association is excited to announce a special workshop on July 22 with Dr. Judith Briles, "The Book Shepherd." Register for the Jedi Book Marketing workshop and Judith will lead you on the path to becoming a master at marketing. Take advantage of the early bird discount and register before June 1st, and you'll have a chance to win a free one-hour consultation with Judith!
Judith Briles, aka The Book Shepherd, has shepherded more than 1,000 authors and created 500 bestsellers and award-winning books. She’s knowledgeable and entertaining and has personally authored 35 books that have been translated into 16 languages, sold a combined 1,000,000 copies, and generated in excess of $5,000,000 in revenues from combined book sales and speaking fees. As an advocate for authors, Judith knows publishing inside and out, using traditional, independent, and self-publishing possibilities. She hosts the podcast AuthorU - Your Guide to Book Publishing (which generates over 100,000 downloads each month) and is the Founder of AuthorU.org. Visit her website at TheBookShepherd.com.
Register before JUNE 1:
$20 for SLPA (St. Louis Publishers Association) members
$30 for SLWG (St. Louis Writers Guild) members
$40 for non-members
June 1 through July 16
$30 for SLPA members
$40 for SLWG members
$50 for non-members
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.
Discover a cache of treasures from the silly to sublime at our open-air fair featuring antiques, arts and crafts, books, garden and home décor, jewelry and things that resist categorizing – originals handmade by talented vendors. See old-time artisans ply their historic skills. In addition, artists will be available to make silhouette pictures and also a genealogist will be on hand to assist visitors with family tree basics. Enjoy live music and delicious food and animals to pet. Kids will have fun at the Young’uns Outpost, with a costumed passport program for craft activities. FREE admission and parking at Crestwood Elementary School and in the overflow lot off Reco Avenue. In case of inclement weather, the fair will be held at the Crestwood Community Center at 9245 Whitecliff Park Lane 63126. Phone 314-822-8171 for more information.
Join Limitless Planet and Charge Yoga for a history tour and yoga class in beautiful Bellefontaine Cemetery. This outdoor class mixes the history of St. Louis with the spiritual practice of yoga. This serine spot is a perfect place to work on your Warrior pose and getting your chakras realigned. You’ll be able to further your yoga practice, as well as get in touch with the nature around you. Bellefontaine Cemetery is a stunning, hidden gem in St. Louis with 87,000 people who create the flowing mosaic of American culture and rest permanently at the cemetery. After the tour and class, we’ll all gather together for some wine and cheese to reconnect. This will be prime time to discuss the tour and class, as well as ask questions about the cemetery.Cost is $25 per person. Sign up online or call today. 314-285.0049
Grab your fork as you head to the grocery and join organicgirl’s (your favorite clamshell salad) Eat Your Hearts Out Tour! This six-city tour is stopping in St. Louis at Schnucks locations to celebrate the launch of its two new, butter lettuce salad blends. Meet local foodie blogger, Sherrie Castellano of With Food + Love, sample her summery butter baby salad featuring the new blends with wine pairings. PLUS, takeaway VIP coupons and take a chance to win an amazing grand prize giveaway!
Learn how to finger pick chords in classic C tuning, as was done in many recordings of the 1920s, including by Charlie Poole.Clarke Buehling is widely recognized for his interpretations of late 19th Century, classic finger-style banjo, and is in the forefront of the recent resurgence of interest in the earlier minstrel banjo style. Much of his material is based around his extensive collection of 19th Century banjo and mandolin instruction books and sheet music.
(Weldon Spring, July 13, 2017)- St. John’s United Church of Christ, (Wolfrum Rd. and Hwy. 94 Weldon Spring), will be hosting a BBQ Saturday July 22, 2017. Serving starts at 11 a.m. and continues until sold out, typically around 5 p.m. On the menu: pork steaks, chicken, bratwurst, hot dogs, big and small. Plus, our side items: potato salad, coleslaw, and baked beans- all made from scratch. The St. John’s UCC BBQ’s have become a community favorite- join us on Saturday July 22 to see why! Orders of 10 or more can be delivered within a 10-mile radius. Cash and check only- Sorry, no debit or credit cards accepted at this time. The BBQ will be held at St. John’s UCC- Weldon Spring, 945 Wolfrum Road, Weldon Spring, MO 63304. For more information, visit http://stjohnsweldonspring.org/ or call 636-926-8995.
The summer session of social dance classes is starting at St. Charles Community College the week of June 25. Classes will be held in the College Center dance studio on the SCC campus, 4601 Mid Rivers Mall Drive in Cottleville. Classes will be held June 25-Aug. 22.
Learn how to swing, rumba, line dance and more with award-winning dance instructors Linda Landwehr and Stan Mayer. The eight-week session costs $50 per person. Students, ages 14 and up, should enroll with a partner.
New this summer, there will be a one-day “Technique, Rhythm, Spins & Turns” class from 11:55 a.m.-2:15 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, that costs $20. The class will teach proper foot, arm and hand style positions as well as spins, turns and body positions. No partner is required for this class.
Good dancing is a lifetime investment in fun and wellness. It’s a great way to get exercise without working out. Dancing will open up a wonderful world of togetherness, and it provides participants with a thriving, year-round social calendar.
For more information and to enroll, visit stchas.edu/learnforlife.
Jake's Leg concert
Bryan Robertson: Altar of Commerce opens Saturday, July 22 with an artist’s reception from 5-8 pm at Cathy GregoryBryan Robertson explores the overwhelming commercialism of life in America and the absurdity of the industrial complex – “medicated” food, technology run amok and the games we play at the altar of commerce. His symbolism and style suggests the peril as well as the irony of the power of corporate control and its out-of-touch behavior based solely on financial gain.Bryan Robertson works primarily with paint on canvas and digital imagery. Influenced by both abstract and figurative surrealism Robertson uses a process of chance and collage to show multiple ideas at one time. In addition to the intuitive side of action and memory he is also interested in a shared nostalgia. This leads Robertson to depict the logos and ideologies of consumerism as an invasive force upon the inner psyche.
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"
The Urban Underdog Series proudly presents...Ben Miller Bandw/ Oak, Steel & LightningTHE URBAN UNDERDOG SERIES FEATURES HOT UP AND COMING NATIONAL ACTS ON THE BIG STAGE.Sat., July 22 | 6PM | $10Atomic Cowboy Pavilion | 21+ unless accompanied by a parent or guardian.No Coolers. No Lawn Chairs.Limited Seating Available on a first come, first serve basis.For special accommodations (physically disabled and beyond) or to reserve a party of 20 or more in advance, contact our events coordinator: email@example.com
“We’ve always done what we wanted and how we wanted,” says Violent Femmes’ Gordon Gano says. “Fundamentally there’s no difference from then until now. It’s a natural continuation.”
Violent Femmes’ ninth studio album and first full-length collection in more than 15 years, WE CAN DO ANYTHING may well be part of a long musical continuum but it is also among the most provocative and playful in the legendary band’s remarkable canon. As the title makes plain, founding Femmes Gano (vocals, guitar, banjo) and Brian Ritchie (acoustic bass guitar, vocals) remain intrepid as ever before, traversing infinite genre and emotion via their immediately identifiable mash of rambunctious folk, minimalist punk, cubist blues, cosmic jazz, and back porch rock ‘n’ roll.
“What the Femmes are,” says Ritchie, “and I think we always have been, is a repository for American roots music. Most people think of us as a kind of rock band but we’re a lot more than that and I think this album represents all that in a really natural, cohesive way. It just flows smoothly between all these ideas.”
Join The Green McDonough Band at BB's Jazz, Blues & Soups on Saturday, July 22nd from 7-9:30pm.
6 select singers from around the country take the stage to give you a great evening of song performance that will show you why they are on their way to a professional career track. Directed by Broadway star Faith Prince!
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!
Isaiah Hammett, 21 years old, was executed by the St, Louis SWAT team during a warrantless no knock raid. This event will feature punk music(to be announced), hip hop(Black Bruce Wayne), and a DJ set, Funds from this event will go toward forensic costs, the funeral, and legal fees in the struggle to justice for Isaiah.
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