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Upcoming events

19
Feb
2019

ROCK N ROLL AT FOAM

FEATURING:

Mouton

Brother Lee & the Leather Jackals

Pono AM

Boreal Hills

830pm - doors

9pm - show

$7

All Ages

For more information, contact Luc Michalski at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

https://www.facebook.com/events/221668458771505/

20
Feb
2019

02-20-2019 - 03-25-2019 1:00 am

St. Charles Community College will host “Urban,” a multimedia invitation art exhibit featuring eight professional artists from the St. Louis region who use the theme of the urban landscape in their artwork. Participating artists include John DenHouter, Amber Ellison, Ken Konchel, William Lobdell, Don McKenna, JB Nearsy, Bryan Robertson and Justin Tolentino. 

The exhibit will run from Monday, Feb. 4, through Saturday, March 9 in the Donald D. Shook Fine Arts Building gallery. Gallery hours are 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday.

A free reception is open to the public and will take place from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6.

For more information contact Brian D. Smith at 636-922-8575 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

St. Charles Community College is a public, comprehensive two-year community college with associate degrees and certificate programs in the arts, business, sciences and career-technical fields. SCC provides workforce training and community-based personal and professional development as well as cultural, recreational and entertainment opportunities. For more information, visit www.stchas.edu.

For more information, contact Brian Smith at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

https://www.stchas.edu/about-scc/map

20
Feb
2019

02-20-2019 - 03-25-2019 6:00 pm

The Bonsack Gallery opens "1968: A Portrait of Rock & Roll" with a reception on Friday, January 18 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. The exhibition includes vintage rock posters from the collection of Ted L. and Maryanne Ellison Simmons; vintage photographs by Baron Wolman, Rolling Stone magazine’s chief photographer between 1967 and 1971; display pages from vintage Rolling Stone magazines loaned by J. Appel Photographs; and a collection of record albums from 1968. Visitors to the gallery will also hear a curated playlist from that year. 

 

As music journalist Chris King writes in the exhibition notes, “the second half of 1968 was relatively quiet on the streets of America — quiet compared to widespread riots in the aftermath of the assassination of a nonviolent protest leader — but loud with transformative rock ‘n’ roll. In August, Janis Joplin’s band, Big Brother and the Holding Company, released Cheap Thrills. Jimi Hendrix released Electricladyland in September. The Beatles released the self-titled, white-covered record known as The White Album in November. And their fellow British rivals The Rolling Stones released Beggars Banquet in December. Rock music continued to evolve and shoot off sparks, even if ‘the incredible springtime’ that ushered in the ‘Summer of Love’ was over.” Some of those sparks included art and street fashion, including the hippie style on display in Wolman’s portraits of rock artists like Jim Morrison, Hendrix and Joplin. The concert posters and handbills in the exhibit mirror the flamboyance of the era’s music, with their combination of Pop Art colors, nonlinear typefaces and surreal imagery.

 

During the run of the exhibition, visitors may purchase raffle tickets ($10, or 5 for $40) to win a signed Baron Wolman photograph of their choice. Tickets may be purchased at the opening reception on January 18, and will be available at the John Burroughs School bookstore through the run of the show. All proceeds go to the California Community Foundation’s Wildfire Relief Fund. 1968 closes on Wednesday, February 20. 

 

The Bonsack Gallery is a not-for-profit educational gallery on the campus of John Burroughs School. Regular gallery hours are 8 am to 5 pm, weekdays. For more information, contact Donya Allison (Fine Arts) at 314/993-4045, ext. 229, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

http://www.jburroughs.org

20
Feb
2019

02-20-2019 - 05-09-2019

The traditional landscape painting often contains a horizon line, recognizable landforms, and an idealized representation of Nature. Looking deeper, the historic use of the landscape mirrors the inner-state of that society's relationship to the political, religious, economic, and natural world around it. "Layered Place" invites viewers to reevaluate their definition of landscape, and consider the multiple "layers" of the multi-faceted modern landscape. This group exhibit delves into humanity's tumultuous relationship with Nature, visual metaphors for Place, social and cultural identity, family heritage, and way-finding. 

The exhibition includes work by St. Louis-based artists Jenna Bauer, Meghan Grubb, Song Park, Mandy Pedigo, Allana Ross, John Sarra, and Jon Young, and is curated by Charis Norell.

The exhibition will be up FEBRUARY 9 - APRIL 30

GALLERY HOURS ARE WEEKDAYS FROM 9AM - 6PM

For more information, contact April Parviz at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

https://www.intersectstl.org/gallery/

20
Feb
2019

It’s never too early to learn about the world around you. Every month, infants and toddlers will learn about different nature related topics. This month will be focused on the sweet treat we get from nature, Maple syrup! We will be outside for part of the class so please dress for the weather. 

(Ages 0-3)

Reservations begin April 1.

For more information, contact Emily Crawford at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

https://mdc.mo.gov/events-s3?field_rel_regions_tid=69

20
Feb
2019

02-20-2019 - 04-18-2019

Showcasing photographers who use 19th and early 20th century processes to comment on contemporary issues and subjects, the exhibit highlights how these antique methods of artistic expression can still have powerful validity in today's world. Despite, or perhaps because of, the readiness, ease and ubiquity of photography in the 21st century, there has been a movement of photographic artists who have turned to early processes like the tintype, ambrotype and daguerreotype to delineate their subjects, imbuing their work with a beauty and material quality not found in the photos made with social media and instant filters. The exhibition will include work by David Emitt Adams, Binh Danh, Jill Enfield, Mark Katzman, Annie Lopez, Barbara McDonnell, Eric Omori, Keliy Anderson Staley and Will Wilson.

For more information, contact Chris Peimann at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

https://www.thesheldon.org/current-exhibits.php

20
Feb
2019

02-20-2019 - 04-18-2019
Sheldon Concert Hall and Art Galleries

Born in 1901, Wallace Herndon Smith was a traditional painter who absorbed the visual language of artists like Pierre Bonnard, Henri Matisse and Edward Hopper. In the late 1930s, his work gained attention from important American artists like Hopper, Walt Kuhn and Peggy Bacon. He traveled extensively to Europe, Mexico and America's East Coast, and had a summer residence and studio in Harbor Springs, Michigan, subjects of which are found in several works in the exhibit. His works have been exhibited widely including in New York at the Museum of Modern Art and in Philadelphia, St. Louis and many other cities.

For more information, contact Chris Peimann at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

https://www.thesheldon.org/current-exhibits.php

20
Feb
2019

02-20-2019 - 04-18-2019
Sheldon Concert Hall and Art Galleries

Liminal Spaces is a collection of architectural sculptures by husband-and-wife team Evan and Stacey Smith. Offering immersive and meditative experiences, the sculptures either directly or indirectly mimic artistic and religious spaces. Carefully constructed and lit with programmable LED lighting, the works draw the viewer into the imaginary environments they create.

For more information, contact Chris Peimann at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

https://www.thesheldon.org/current-exhibits.php

20
Feb
2019

02-20-2019 - 04-18-2019
Sheldon Concert Hall and Art Galleries

This exhibit showcases the talents of students from Wentzville School District High Schools who, in their curriculum, study the expression of identity. Humanity shares a common characteristic–the desire to be recognized by others. One common way we gain recognition is through the individual pursuit of originality. The works in the exhibition aim to convey a sense of how we identify, justly or not, one another's individuality based on the experiences of living in a diverse society.

For more information, contact Chris Peimann at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

https://www.thesheldon.org/current-exhibits.php

20
Feb
2019

Join legendary radio DJ, musician, and Black Radio Hall of Fame Inductee Bernie Hayes as he recalls his career in the radio industry. Hayes’ radio career spans more than 6 decades. In that time, he has made an indelible mark on the radio industry ultimately leading to him being inducted to the Black Radio Hall of Fame as a member of the inaugural class.

For more information, email the box office at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

https://www.nationalbluesmuseum.org/event/family-day-at-the-national-blues-museum-4-2-2-2-2-3-2-2-2/

20
Feb
2019

Join the conversation this month as we discuss “Love at First Swipe: The Effect of Technology on Love and Relationships." As our society becomes increasingly connected through smart phones, apps and social media, the frequency and nature of romantic connection is inevitably changing as well. Has technology changed intimacy for better or for worse? What goals should we strive toward in romantic relationships, and to what extent does technology help us or hurt us in reaching those goals? How should we interact with technology to best facilitate romantic flourishing, and what does that actually mean today?

TATB is a monthly public discussion hosted by MidrashSTL.com that takes up the most important issues of our day, bringing together an amazing diversity of people for the best public discussion in town. We meet the third Wednesday of each month. Come have a brew, share your view and lend an ear to others.' Always free and open to absolutely anyone.

For more information, contact Bob Oesch at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

http://www.midrashstl.com

20
Feb
2019

02-20-2019 - 03-20-2019

This class series provides an introduction to Zen Meditation. It is open to people of all faiths. The classes include a presentation of the history of Zen and basic principles of zazen meditation, and discussion of how to practice Zen in daily life - while at work and at leisure - that is, how to find inner peace anytime, anywhere.

Each class includes zazen meditation, beginning with 10 minutes during the first class, and working up to 30 minutes by the end of the series. You will also learn how to do walking meditation. The classes are taught by Rev. Daigaku Rumme, a Zen priest in the Soto tradition. He is the resident priest and teacher of the Confluence Zen Center STL.

For more information, contact Kathleen Rumme at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

http://www.confluencezen.org

20
Feb
2019

02-20-2019

Left Bank Books and Archon present an SF STL event with bestselling author of the Thursday Next series Jasper Fforde, who will sign and discuss his new novel, "Early Riser"!

This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of "Early Riser" from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line. Click here to pre-order your copy: www.left-bank.com/book/9780670025039

Every Winter, the human population hibernates. During those bitterly cold four months, the nation is a snow-draped landscape of desolate loneliness, devoid of human activity. Well, not quite. Your name is Charlie Worthing and it's your first season with the Winter Consuls, the committed but mildly unhinged group of misfits who are responsible for ensuring the hibernatory safe passage of the sleeping masses. You are investigating an outbreak of viral dreams which you dismiss as nonsense; nothing more than a quirky artefact borne of the sleeping mind. When the dreams start to kill people, it's unsettling. When you get the dreams too, it's weird. When they start to come true, you begin to doubt your sanity. But so long as you remember to wrap up warmly, you'll be fine.

For more information, contact Lauren Wiser at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

https://www.left-bank.com/event/jasper-fforde

20
Feb
2019

This chilling new mystery takes readers back to gentleman sleuth Charles Lenox’s early career in a case which the theft of an antique painting sends the detective on a hunt for a criminal mastermind. London, 1853: A painting has been stolen from the Duke of Dorset’s private study, but hiding in plain sight is a painting of infinitely more value, one that holds the key to one of the country’s best-kept secrets. Dorset believes thieves took the wrong painting and may return when they realize their error. When his fears result in murder, Lenox must unravel the mystery behind both paintings before tragedy can strike again. Doors open at 6:00 p.m.

For more information, contact Jennifer McBride at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

http://www.slcl.org/authors

20
Feb
2019

02-20-2019

PIK'n LIK'n trio once a month

For more information, contact Ed Belling at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

20
Feb
2019

02-20-2019 - 03-29-2019 11:00 pm

Part flesh, part felt and packed with heart, AVENUE Q is a laugh-out-loud musical telling the timeless story of a bright-eyed college grad named Princeton. When he arrives in the city with big dreams and a tiny bank account, he has to move into a shabby apartment all the way out on AVENUE Q. Still, the neighbors seem nice. There, he meets Kate (the girl next door), Lucy (the slut), Rod (the Republican), Trekkie (the internet entrepreneur), superintendent Gary Coleman (yes, that Gary Coleman) and other new friends! Together, they struggle to find jobs, dates, and their ever-elusive purpose in life.

 

For more information, contact Julie Lally at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

http://www.playhouseatwestport.com

20
Feb
2019

02-20-2019 - 03-08-2019

Stephen Bellamy is a wunderkind press secretary who has built a career that men twice his age would envy. During a tight presidential primary race, Stephen's meteoric rise falls prey to the backroom politics of more seasoned operatives. FARRAGUT NORTH is a timely story about the lust for power and the costs one will endure to achieve it.

For more information, contact Jill Albers at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

http://stlas.org/play/farragut-north/

20
Feb
2019

Me Like Bees (Joplin, MO)

https://open.spotify.com/artist/6b0G9aPXmaLLDWJHhCrv1Q?si=nioLG4VLTAyA_H6dvMRLfQ

TREY (St. Louis) 

https://allcapstrey.com/soon

$7 

ALL AGES

doors: 7:30

music: 8pm

For more information, contact Luc Michalski at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

https://www.facebook.com/events/359710694846263/

20
Feb
2019

Do314.com, Flyover Comedy Festival & Jamo Presents

Rafe Williams Comedy and Friends

Wednesday February 20

A Night of Comedy!

8PM Doors // 9PM Show

NO COVER  / 21+

FREE WEEK:

FEB 16-22  2019 at The Bootleg

ONE WEEK • 7 SHOWS • NO COVER

brought to you by

4 Hands Brewing Company

Devils River Whiskey

Altos Tequila USA

Pearl Vodka

As part of Free Week STL 2019, locally-produced Flyover Comedy Festival and Saint Louis Comedian Rafe Williams team up to present a night of stand-up comedy featuring a select few of the city’s funniest comics and a surprise special guest. 

The show will start promptly at 9 PM. Featuring comedians and a special guest will be announced on the night of the show.

For more information, contact Jamo Presents at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

https://www.facebook.com/events/226163938327318/

21
Feb
2019

02-21-2019 - 03-26-2019 1:00 am

St. Charles Community College will host “Urban,” a multimedia invitation art exhibit featuring eight professional artists from the St. Louis region who use the theme of the urban landscape in their artwork. Participating artists include John DenHouter, Amber Ellison, Ken Konchel, William Lobdell, Don McKenna, JB Nearsy, Bryan Robertson and Justin Tolentino. 

The exhibit will run from Monday, Feb. 4, through Saturday, March 9 in the Donald D. Shook Fine Arts Building gallery. Gallery hours are 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday.

A free reception is open to the public and will take place from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6.

For more information contact Brian D. Smith at 636-922-8575 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

St. Charles Community College is a public, comprehensive two-year community college with associate degrees and certificate programs in the arts, business, sciences and career-technical fields. SCC provides workforce training and community-based personal and professional development as well as cultural, recreational and entertainment opportunities. For more information, visit www.stchas.edu.

For more information, contact Brian Smith at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

https://www.stchas.edu/about-scc/map