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Upcoming events

08
Jul
2018

Listed among the top 5 Best Free Attractions on The Go! List of 2018, The Gateway Festival Orchestra continues its 54-year tradition of free outdoor concerts on Sunday evenings in July. The 50-piece ensemble of professional musicians performs onstage in the Brookings Quadrangle at Washington University. Bring a lawn chair or blankets for relaxing on the grass surrounded by beautiful Gothic Revival architecture. Picnics are welcome, 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, followed by the concert at 7:30pm.

 

Bernstein: Candide Overture

 

Dvorák: Symphony No. 9 in E Minor "From the New World"                  

 

Thompson/Bass: "Alleluia"

 

Sousa: Stars and Stripes Forever

 

--Intermission--

 

Meurer: Gateway Fanfare and March

 

Samuel Adler: City by the Lake

 

Copland: Letter from Home

 

Copland: Outdoor Overture

 

Lowden: Armed Forces Salute

08
Jul
2018

07-08-2018

Life Coach (Lawrence, KS) 

 

Baby D (Sioux Falls, SD)

https://babydjamz.bandcamp.com/releases

 

Holy Posers (St. Louis)

https://holyposers.bandcamp.com/

 

830pm - doors

9pm - show

$5 

All Ages

09
Jul
2018

07-09-2018 12:00 am
Sheldon Concert Hall and Art Galleries

Work by the 2018 winners of the Critical Mass Creative Stimulus Award, including Kahlil Robert Irving, Adrienne Outlaw and Sage Dawson, is featured in this exhibit curated by past Creative Stimulus Award-winner Mel Watkin. Creative Stimulus awards unrestricted funding to support artists to pursue special projects, experiment with new techniques and deepen their understanding of their working processes.

09
Jul
2018

07-09-2018 12:00 am
Sheldon Concert Hall and Art Galleries

Libby Reuter and collaborator, the photographer Joshua Rowan, temporarily place site-specific cairns in the landscape to mark watersheds around the area. The exhibition features seven cairns in the sculpture garden and photographs by Rowan on a video monitor alongside the installation. 

 

Featured in the Lucy and Stanley Lopata Sculpture Garden

09
Jul
2018

07-09-2018 12:00 am

The summer session of social dance classes is starting at St. Charles Community College the week of June 24. 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 24-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 $52 per person. Students, ages 14 and up, should enroll with a partner.

 

According to the instructors, 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.

09
Jul
2018

07-09-2018 12:00 am

Israeli born, St. Louis-based artist Edo Rosenblith will guide COCA visitors of all ages in creating a site-specific mural, blurring the distinction between artist and audience. Inspired by Rosenblith’s signature black and white wall drawings, the mural will reflect the thoughts, ideas, opinions and expectations expressed through collective visual impressions on COCA’s Millstone Gallery walls. Let Me Help You Make A Mural serves as a visual call and response that evolves over time, where the audience is invited to join the artist in creating a mural. The exhibition marks Rosenblith’s first time-based and community-collaborative work.

 

Curated by Yvonne Osei, Curator in Residence at COCA, the intention of this exhibition is to dissolve the boundaries between the artist’s private studio and the gallery space, inviting the public to become active participants in both the production and consumption of art.

 

Meet the Artist

Catch Edo Rosenblith at COCA on the following dates:

 

COCA Community Open House: Saturday, June 9, 2018, 11am – 1pm

Drawing Marathon: Saturday, July 14, 2018, 2-4pm

Drawing Marathon: Saturday, August 4, 2018, 2-4pm

Exhibition Closing:  August 25, 2018, 5:30-8:00pm

Presented by The Arthur & Helen Baer Charitable Foundation

09
Jul
2018

07-09-2018 -4:30 pm

Learning and having fun will go hand-in-hand this summer at St. Charles Community College’s College for All Kids (CfAK) camps. The College for All Kids summer camps are now enrolling for more than 100 academic enrichment and sports camps to be held June 5-Aug. 4, for children ages 5-14. STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) and STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) camps are an area of specialty.

From Woodworking to Coding, 3D Printing to Movie Making, Masterchef Cooking to Broadway Musical camps and LEGO Robotics Engineering to Creative Chemistry, kids and teens will find something to inspire and motivate them at SCC.

“Each camp explores a topic in depth,” said Amy Fitzwilliam, SCC program specialist. “It is important for us to keep pursuing students’ interests with fresh, new camps and returning favorites. We hope to be able to spark a student’s enthusiasm in new topics and open their eyes to new possibilities in learning and areas of interest.”

This year, CfAK has a co-sponsorship with St. Charles Parks and Recreation and Inventor Forge. Science rocks will be held at Quail Ridge Park and 3D Printing and Woodworking will be held at Inventor Forge at the EDC Building in Cottleville. App Attack, Advanced 3D Video Game with Unity, Python Programmers and Code Your Own Adventure camps will be held at St. Charles Community College – Dardenne Creek campus.

College for All Kids summer camps are committed to ensuring child safety. The camp provides a 10:1 safe ratio of students per staff member. All staff have background checks and attend training workshops. Camp assistants all have CPR, First-Aid and Epi-Pen training.

For a quick video of our program and to see a virtual catalog, visit www.stchas.edu/CFAK.

The camps will be held Monday-Friday, and costs range in price from $109-249. To register or learn more about camp schedules and pricing, visit www.stchas.edu/learnforlife or call 636-922-8233.

St. Charles Community College strives to provide reasonable accommodations to all people at any SCC-sponsored event. Please contact Disability Support Services at dss@stchas.edu or 636-922-8581 as early as possible to discuss your needs.

09
Jul
2018

07-09-2018 -3:00 pm

This one-of-a-kind intensive is developed for vocalists who are interested in more advanced study. Utilizing songs that represent a variety of musical theatre styles, participants integrate method acting technique into voice and scene work to better express a deeper understanding of the emotional life of the song. Participants also learn effective audition techniques and identify repertoire that highlights their individual strengths as singing artists.

09
Jul
2018

Tee off at the Sheldon Art Galleries this summer at “Golf the Galleries,” a playable, artist-designed, nine-hole mini golf installation! The family-friendly, accessible course will combine visual arts with the fun of mini golf to create a truly unique experience.

 

The unique mini golf holes are designed by St. Louis artists, architects and design firms, including:

 

Maker-Sponsors:

Arcturis

Cannon Design

SWITCH 

World Chess Hall of Fame

 

Individual artists and teams:

Gray for Scale

Charles Houska

Justin King

Natalie Pinson

B.J. Vogt

 

Sponsored by: U.S. Bank Private Wealth Management and U.S. Bank FlexPerk Rewards

 

Hole Sponsors include Dwyer Brown, Kennelwood Pet Resorts, Mary Ann and Richard Shaw, Mary Ann and Andrew Srenco and Ted Wight 

 

Viewing the golf exhibit is free.

 

Fees to play the course are:

$10 adult / $6 child

Sheldon Members, and U.S. Bank cardmembers paying with their credit card: $8 adult / $4 child.

Tickets are available in person at The Sheldon Gift Shop during Golf the Galleries hours.

09
Jul
2018

07-09-2018

Building on the success of last year's Solarize Madison County / Glen Carbon, we are pleased to announce the launch of Solarize Metro East! This solar group buy program is available to property owners in both Madison County and St. Clair, Illinois!

09
Jul
2018

07-09-2018 -11:30 pm
10
Jul
2018

07-10-2018 12:00 am
Sheldon Concert Hall and Art Galleries

Work by the 2018 winners of the Critical Mass Creative Stimulus Award, including Kahlil Robert Irving, Adrienne Outlaw and Sage Dawson, is featured in this exhibit curated by past Creative Stimulus Award-winner Mel Watkin. Creative Stimulus awards unrestricted funding to support artists to pursue special projects, experiment with new techniques and deepen their understanding of their working processes.

10
Jul
2018

07-10-2018 12:00 am
Sheldon Concert Hall and Art Galleries

Libby Reuter and collaborator, the photographer Joshua Rowan, temporarily place site-specific cairns in the landscape to mark watersheds around the area. The exhibition features seven cairns in the sculpture garden and photographs by Rowan on a video monitor alongside the installation. 

 

Featured in the Lucy and Stanley Lopata Sculpture Garden

10
Jul
2018

07-10-2018 12:00 am

The summer session of social dance classes is starting at St. Charles Community College the week of June 24. 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 24-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 $52 per person. Students, ages 14 and up, should enroll with a partner.

 

According to the instructors, 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.

10
Jul
2018

07-10-2018 12:00 am

Israeli born, St. Louis-based artist Edo Rosenblith will guide COCA visitors of all ages in creating a site-specific mural, blurring the distinction between artist and audience. Inspired by Rosenblith’s signature black and white wall drawings, the mural will reflect the thoughts, ideas, opinions and expectations expressed through collective visual impressions on COCA’s Millstone Gallery walls. Let Me Help You Make A Mural serves as a visual call and response that evolves over time, where the audience is invited to join the artist in creating a mural. The exhibition marks Rosenblith’s first time-based and community-collaborative work.

 

Curated by Yvonne Osei, Curator in Residence at COCA, the intention of this exhibition is to dissolve the boundaries between the artist’s private studio and the gallery space, inviting the public to become active participants in both the production and consumption of art.

 

Meet the Artist

Catch Edo Rosenblith at COCA on the following dates:

 

COCA Community Open House: Saturday, June 9, 2018, 11am – 1pm

Drawing Marathon: Saturday, July 14, 2018, 2-4pm

Drawing Marathon: Saturday, August 4, 2018, 2-4pm

Exhibition Closing:  August 25, 2018, 5:30-8:00pm

Presented by The Arthur & Helen Baer Charitable Foundation

10
Jul
2018

07-10-2018 -4:30 pm

Learning and having fun will go hand-in-hand this summer at St. Charles Community College’s College for All Kids (CfAK) camps. The College for All Kids summer camps are now enrolling for more than 100 academic enrichment and sports camps to be held June 5-Aug. 4, for children ages 5-14. STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) and STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) camps are an area of specialty.

From Woodworking to Coding, 3D Printing to Movie Making, Masterchef Cooking to Broadway Musical camps and LEGO Robotics Engineering to Creative Chemistry, kids and teens will find something to inspire and motivate them at SCC.

“Each camp explores a topic in depth,” said Amy Fitzwilliam, SCC program specialist. “It is important for us to keep pursuing students’ interests with fresh, new camps and returning favorites. We hope to be able to spark a student’s enthusiasm in new topics and open their eyes to new possibilities in learning and areas of interest.”

This year, CfAK has a co-sponsorship with St. Charles Parks and Recreation and Inventor Forge. Science rocks will be held at Quail Ridge Park and 3D Printing and Woodworking will be held at Inventor Forge at the EDC Building in Cottleville. App Attack, Advanced 3D Video Game with Unity, Python Programmers and Code Your Own Adventure camps will be held at St. Charles Community College – Dardenne Creek campus.

College for All Kids summer camps are committed to ensuring child safety. The camp provides a 10:1 safe ratio of students per staff member. All staff have background checks and attend training workshops. Camp assistants all have CPR, First-Aid and Epi-Pen training.

For a quick video of our program and to see a virtual catalog, visit www.stchas.edu/CFAK.

The camps will be held Monday-Friday, and costs range in price from $109-249. To register or learn more about camp schedules and pricing, visit www.stchas.edu/learnforlife or call 636-922-8233.

St. Charles Community College strives to provide reasonable accommodations to all people at any SCC-sponsored event. Please contact Disability Support Services at dss@stchas.edu or 636-922-8581 as early as possible to discuss your needs.

10
Jul
2018

Tee off at the Sheldon Art Galleries this summer at “Golf the Galleries,” a playable, artist-designed, nine-hole mini golf installation! The family-friendly, accessible course will combine visual arts with the fun of mini golf to create a truly unique experience.

 

The unique mini golf holes are designed by St. Louis artists, architects and design firms, including:

 

Maker-Sponsors:

Arcturis

Cannon Design

SWITCH 

World Chess Hall of Fame

 

Individual artists and teams:

Gray for Scale

Charles Houska

Justin King

Natalie Pinson

B.J. Vogt

 

Sponsored by: U.S. Bank Private Wealth Management and U.S. Bank FlexPerk Rewards

 

Hole Sponsors include Dwyer Brown, Kennelwood Pet Resorts, Mary Ann and Richard Shaw, Mary Ann and Andrew Srenco and Ted Wight 

 

Viewing the golf exhibit is free.

 

Fees to play the course are:

$10 adult / $6 child

Sheldon Members, and U.S. Bank cardmembers paying with their credit card: $8 adult / $4 child.

Tickets are available in person at The Sheldon Gift Shop during Golf the Galleries hours.

10
Jul
2018

Left Bank Books and the St. Louis Public Library welcome Dr. Lisa Corrigan, who will sign and discuss her new book, "Prison Power: How Prison Influenced the Movement for Black Liberation"!

In the black liberation movement, imprisonment emerged as a key rhetorical, theoretical, and media resource. Imprisoned activists developed tactics and ideology to counter white supremacy. Lisa M. Corrigan underscores how imprisonment—a site for both political and personal transformation—shaped movement leaders by influencing their political analysis and organizational strategies. Examining the iconic prison autobiographies of H. Rap Brown, Mumia Abu-Jamal, and Assata Shakur, Corrigan analyzes these understudied accounts of the Black Power movement, demonstraing how Black Power activism shifted its tactics to regenerate, even after the FBI sought to disrupt, discredit, and destroy the movement.

10
Jul
2018

07-10-2018

Building on the success of last year's Solarize Madison County / Glen Carbon, we are pleased to announce the launch of Solarize Metro East! This solar group buy program is available to property owners in both Madison County and St. Clair, Illinois!

10
Jul
2018

07-10-2018

The Detroit based legacy Hip Hop group Slum Village embarks on their first tour in over 2 years.  From numerous Billboard charting albums, to Grammy nominations, to major Film/TV placements, to world tours, to collaborations with artists such as A Tribe Called Quest, De La Soul, Kanye West, Jazzy Jeff, Pete Rock, and more, the group has accomplished a lot since its inception in 1990.  For the culture, Slum Village has had a profound impact on Hip Hop music, and is revered as a pioneer outfit by modern and heritage Hip Hop lover alike.