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NEW EXHIBITS

 

Through August 18

TRACES OF TIME & PRESENCE

Works by Artists-in-Residence Tom Dykas (clay), Michael Parrett (metals), Erin Vigneau Dimick (fiber); Craft Alliance in the Kranzberg Art Center in Grand Center; for info, visit www.craftalliance.org.

July 9-August 20

IN, ON, AROUND SCULPTURE

Foundry Art Centre, 520 N. Main in St. Charles; for info, call 636-255-0270 or visit www.foundryartcentre.org.

July 11- August 29

GO WITH THE FLOW

Exhibition of water-related works; reception July 30, 6-9 p.m.; Gateway Gallery, 7921 Forsyth; for info, call 314-402-1959 or visit www.gatewaygalleryonline.com.

July 12-August 26

BLINK

Works in all media; reception July 17, 6-8 p.m.; Art St. Louis Gallery, 555 Washington Ave. Ste.150; for info, call 314-241-4810 or visit www.artstlouis.org.

July 16- August 15

SELECTIONS: THIRD DEGREE GLASS

SEEING RED: ART ST. LOUIS ENCORE

Opening reception, 6-10 p.m.; Third Degree East Gallery, 5200 Delmar; 314-367-4527 or visit www.stlglass.com.

July 16-October 10

LAURENT GRASSO, LES OISEAUX

Gallery 301, St. Louis Art Museum;  314-721-0072 or visit www.slam.org.

July 18-August 29

URBAN WANDERERS

Exhibition in partnership with Stray Rescuse of St. Louis; opening reception 5:30 p.m.; St. Louis University Museum of Art; Lindell Blvd.;314-977-2666 or http://sluma.slu.edu.

July 30-August 28

KILLBOX

Installation works by St. Louis artist Noah Kirby; opening reception, 6-10 p.m.; Good Citizen Gallery, 2247 Gravois Avenue;  314-348-4587 or visit www.goodcitizenstl.com.

 

 

FUN THINGS TO DO

 

July 1, 8, 15

THURSDAYS AT THE INTERSECTION

Live music and interactive visual and performing arts in Strauss Park (intersection of Grand and Washington) just across from the Fox Theatre; free; 6-8 p.m.

July 4, 11, 18, 25

FAMILY SUNDAYS

Free, family-oriented activities, 1-4 p.m.; St. Louis Art Museum; 314-721-0072 or visit www.slam.org.

July 6-9

Cinderella Caterpillar

St. Louis Community College-Meramec presents the Summer Children’s Theatre production of Cinderella Caterpillar, July 6-9, with performances at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. daily, and one evening performance at 7 p.m. on July 7. Cinderella Caterpillar is a savvy spoof that turns the classic tale of Cinderella into a modern-day bug story. It’s fast-paced, interactive and perfect for young, first-time theatre goers. Admission is free, but reservations are requested for groups of 10 or more. Call 314-984-7562 for information and reservations. The Meramec campus is located at 11333 Big Bend Rd. in Kirkwood, MO

July 9, 16, 23, 30

OUTDOOR FILM SERIES: THE MAGIC

OF VINCENTE MINNELLI

Presented by the St. Louis Art Museum on Art Hill in Forest Park; free; 9 p.m.; 314-721-0072 or www.slam.org.

July 9-12, 16-19, 23-26

FILM SERIES: KUROSAWA AT 100

Moore Auditorium, 470 E. Lockwood; 7:30 p.m.; for details, visit www.webster.edu/filmseries.

July 11, 18, 25

AVALON THEATRE CABARET SERIES

Performances by Angela Schultz (July 11), Jeanne Trevor (July 18), Dean Christopher (July 25); 3 p.m.; tickets $20; Avalon Theatre in ArtSpace at Crestwood Court; for info, call 314-351-6428 or visit www.avalontheatre.org.

July 13, 20, 27

ST. LOUIS SUMMER SINGS 21st SEASON

Presented by Webster University; registration 7 p.m.; rehearsal 7:30 p.m.; sing-through 9:15 p.m.; Testament of Freedom, Thompson (July 13); Brahm’s Requiem (July 20); Bach’s Magnificat (July 27); Community Music School, 535 Garden Avenue; for info, email jeffreycarter67@webster.edu.

 

July 14

PARTIES IN THE PARK

Live music by GalaxyRed with food by Miso on Meramac, 5-8 p.m.; Shaw Park; 314-726-3033 or  visit www.partiesinthepark.org.

July 16

THIRD FRIDAY OPEN HOUSE

Free; demonstrations, Union Avenue Opera performs excepts from Pirates of Penzance; Maple Jam performs at 8 p.m.; cash bar & tapas available; Third Degree Glass Factory, 5200 Delmar; 314-367-4527, www.stlglass.com.

July 17

CINEMASPOKE READING:

PAUL BRANDON POLASKI

“Mike and the Sinister,” free; 7 p.m.; Centene Ctr for Arts and Education, 3547 Olive, for info, call 314-289-4150 or visit www.cinemastlouis.org.

July 17-22

ST. LOUIS FILMMAKERS SHOWCASE

Filmmaking seminars at Regional Arts Commission, screenings at the Tivoli ($10), closing night awards party at Blueberry Hill; for film listings and times of events, visit www.cinemastlouis.org/showcase/html.

July 19-23

JAZZ IT UP SUMMER CAMP

Presented by Jazz St. Louis for 8-10 yr. olds; Craft Alliance in Kranzberg Center, 501 N. Grand; for info, call 314-534-7528 or visit www.craftalliance.org.

July 20

FOUR CONTINENTS OF PERCUSSIVE CULTURE

Show-Me Sound Organization’s 4th annual World Percussion Theatre; tickets $10; Sheldon Concert Hall, Washington; 314-210-5849 or visit www.thesheldon.org.

July 20

OPEN STUDIOS PREVIEW RECEPTION

One work by each artist participating in the Open Studios Weekend; free; 6-8 p.m.; Contemporary Art Museum, 3750 Washington Blvd., for info, call 314-535-0770 or visit www.camstl.org.

July 24-25

5th ANNUAL CITY-WIDE OPEN STUDIOS

Over 100 individual artist studios throughout the St. Louis are open to the public; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; for info, visit www.camstl.org.

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