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New Exhibits

Through December 11

ADRIAN KELLARD: THE LEARNED ART OF COMPASSION
At MOCRA on the St. Louis University campus; 314-977-7170.

September 30 – Summer 2012

SHAWN BURKARD: MONOLITHS
Opening reception, 5-7 p.m.; Lopata Sculpture Garden at The Sheldon; for info, visit www.thesheldon.org/galleries.asp.

October 1-15

JILLIAN CONRAD
Cecille R. Hunt Gallery, 8342 Big Bend; for info, call 314-968-7174 or visit www.webster.edu.

October 2-November 19

SATELLITE TO EARTH
Reception 6-9 on Oct. 14; Gateway Gallery, 7921 Forsyth; for info, visit www.gatewaygalleryonline.com.

October 2-January 22

MONET’S WATER LILIES
Ticketed exhibition; St. Louis Art Museum; for info, call 314-721-0072 or visit www.slam.org/monet.

October 6-October 31

TODD THOMAS: OFF THE RAILS
Opening reception 6-8 p.m.; Des Lee Gallery at Craft Alliance, 501 N. Grand; 314-534-7528 or visit www.craftalliance.org.

October 7-October 28

SIDEKICKS & SOULMATES
Collaborative group show celebrating friendship; opening reception 7-11 p.m.; Mad Art Gallery, 2727 S. 12th Street; for info, call 314-771-8230 or visit www.madart.com.

October 7-November 5

COMMONWEALTH
Video and billboard installation by Derek Larson; opening reception 6-10 p.m.; Good Citizen Gallery, 2247 Gravois; for info, call 314-348-4587 or visit www.goodcitizenstl.com.

October 15-22

COLORS OF A BETTER WORLD
Works by Peter Max; artist receptions 7-10 p.m. on Oct. 22 & 1-4 p.m. on Oct. 23; Ober Anderson Gallery, 14 North Meramec; 314-727-1345 or visit www.oberandersongallery.com

October 22-November 18

THRESHOLD OF A DREAM: THE PHOTGRAPHS OF CAMERA WORK
Opening reception, Oct. 27, 4:30-6:30 p.m; Meramec Contemporary Art Gallery, 11333 Big Bend; 314-984-7632.

October 19-December 30

ART ST. LOUIS XXVIII: THE EXHIBITION
Opening reception, 7-9 p.m.; Art St. Louis, 555 Washington Ave., for info, call 314-241-4810 or visit www.artstlouis.org.

October 20-December 13

TASK
Gallery 210; UMSL ; 314-516-5976 www.gallery210.umsl.edu.

October 29-mid January

ICONS IN TRANSFORMATION
Works by Russian artist Ludmila Pawlowska; Christ Church Cathedral; 314-231-3454 or visit www.christchurchcathedral.us.

Fun Things To Do

September 28-October 2, 5 & 9

THEATRE: “TOP GIRLS”
7:30 p.m., 2 p.m. Sundays; $12/$6 seniors; Emerson Theatre, 130 Edgar Road; for info, call 314-968-7128.

September 30, October 1-2

BEST OF MISSOURI MARKET
20th anniversary; art, food, music; Missouri Botanical Garden; for info, visit www.mobot.org.

All of October

CHILDREN’S ART CLASSES
St. Louis City Open Studio & Gallery, 4255 Arsenal; for info, call 314-865-0060 or email scosag@gmail.com.

October 1

PNC ARTS ALIVE FREE SATURDAYS
Workshops for children & parents, 5 sessions through May 12; 9:30-11:30 a.m.; free but reservations required; Craft Alliance at Kranzberg Arts Center in Grand Center; for info call 314-534-7528 or visit www.craftalliance.org.

October 1

ST. LOUIS HARMONY CHORUS
Also performing River Blender Chorus, Shades of Jade, Ambiance; 8 p.m.; Touhill Center for Performing Arts on UMSL campus; $20 & $35; 314-516-4949 or visit www.touhill.org.

October 1-2

ROBIN HOOD
Performed by Y-Rep Troupers; tickets $8/$5; West County YMCA, 26464 Burhardt Place in Chesterfield; 636-532-6515

October 2

ST.LOUIS CHAMBER CHORUS: A CITY’S SONG
First concert of season; 3pm.; St. Louis Abbey, 500 S. Mason Rd; $28/$10 students; 314-458-4343 www.chamberchorus.org.

October 2

CONCERT: GEORGE BENSON
Touhill Center for Performing Arts on UMSL campus; for info, call 314-289-4030 or visit www.jazzstl.org.

October 2

60 x 60 DANCE
Part of American Art Experience events; evening of abstract expression; Sheldon, 3648 Washington; tickets $15/$7 students; for info, call 314-534-1111 or visit www.thesheldon.org.

October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

FAMILY SUNDAYS: LIGHT, COLOR, ACTION
Family activities, 1-4 p.m.; free; St. Louis Art Museum; for info, call 314-721-0072 or visit www.slam.org.

October 3

WIND ENSEMBLE, CHORAL SOCIETY & CONCERT CHOIR
7 p.m.; $3; Community Music School, 535 Garden Ave.; for info, call 314-968-7174.

October 5

ARTISTS & APPLES LECTURE: TIM EBERHARDT
Learn from the ceramicist about his art and career; free; 12:30-1:30 p.m.; Multipurpose Hall, St. Louis Community College at Wildwood, 2645 Generations Drive.

October 5-8

THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW
Presented by STLCC Meramec Theatre, 11333 Big Bend; 7:30 p.m. with midnight performance on Oct.8; mature audiences; free admission; for info, call 314-984-7562.

October 6

TRADITION & SOCIALISM: ART & ARCHAEOLOGY IN NORTH KOREA
Annual Nelson I. Wu Lecture; 6 p.m.; by Jane Portal, Matsukaro Shoriki Chair, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; presented by St. Louis Art Museum and Washington University in Whitaker Hall; 314-721-0072 or visit www.wustl.edu/community/visitors/map.

October 6-November 3

EXPIRED
Artists use favorite medium to depict zombie culture; Gallery Visio; UMSL campus; 314-516-7922 or www.umsl.edu/~visio.

October 7

CONCERTS: SAM BUSH
Performances by mandolin virtuoso as part of the American Arts Experience: free at 12-1 p.m. in Old Post Office Plaza, 8th & Locust; and by ticket at 8 p.m.; Sheldon Concert Hall, 3648 Washington; 314-534-1111 or visit www.thesheldon.org.

October 9

PNC FAMILY CULTURE DAY
Latino cultural event; 12-4 p.m.; free; Foundry Art Centre in St. Charles; 636-255-0270 or visit www.foundryartcentre.org.

October 9-30

FINE CRAFT CLASSES
Presented at both Craft Alliance locations, Delmar Loop and Kranzberg Art Center; for info, call 314-725-1177, 314-534-7528 or visit www.craftalliance.org.

October 11

STRIKE UP THE BAND
St. Louis Brass Band; 7:30 p.m.; $7/$5, seniors/free, students; Community Music School, 535 Garden Ave.; for info, 314-735-5438 or visit www.stlbb.org.

October 11-12

LOOK OF LOVE: CAROLBETH TRUE & CHRISTI JOHN BYE
10 a.m.; Sheldon Concert Hall, 3648 Washington; for info, call 314-534-1111 or visit www.thesheldon.org.

October 14

ART ROMP 2011
Hands-on art activities, demos, live music; 7pm; $20; Foundry Art Ctr, St. Charles; 636-255-0270 www.foundryartcentre.org.

October 14-15

MARTHA GRAHAM DANCE COMPANY
Presented by DanceSt.Louis; Touhill Performing Arts Ctr on UMSL campus; 2 & 8 pm; 314-534-6622 www.dancestlouis.org.

October 15-16

NOCHE FLAMENCO
Presented by St. Louis Cultural Flamenco Society; 7 & 2 p.m. respectively; Cardinal Rigali Center, 20 Archbishop May Drive in Shrewsbury; for ticket info, call 314-781-1537 or visit www.stlouisculturalflamencosociety.com.

October 15-16

FALL SHOWCASE CONCERTS I & II
7:30 p.m. and 3 p.m., respectively; free; STLCC Meramec Theatre, 11333 Big Bend; for info, cann 314-984-7639 or contact meramecmusic@stlcc.edu.

October 19

CATHEDRAL CONCERTS: WESTMINSTER CATHEDRAL CHOIR
From England; 8 p.m.; St. Louis Cathedral Basilica, 4431 Lindell; for info, call 314-533-7662 or visit www.cathedralconcerts.org.

October 20-22

LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW
Performed by Y-Rep Tweens middle-school theatre group; 7:30 p.m.; $8/$5 seniors,students; West County YMCA, 16464 Burkhardt Place in Chesterfield; for info, call 636- 532-6515.

October 21

THIRD FRIDAY BIRTHDAY BLOWOUT
9-year celebration with live music, activities, competition for the largest blownglass pumpkin, 6-10 p.m.; Third Degree Glass Factory, 5200 Delmar; for info, visit www.stlglass.com.

October 25 –November 11

MOONLIGHT & MAGNOLIAS
A play by Ron Hutchinson, presented by Dramatic License Productions, at ARTropolis in Chesterfield Mall; for info, call 636-220-7012 or visit www.DramaticLicenseProductions.org.

October 28

BACH’S LUNCH
Noon, free performance; Moore Auditorium, 470 E. Lockwood; for info, call 314-968-7174.

October 28

ART AFTER 5: PIANO JAZZ FROM THE 20’S & 30’S
Performed by Stephanie Trick; 7 p.m.; free; St. Louis Art Museum Grigg Gallery; for info, call 314-721-0072 or visit www.slam.org.

October 28-29

ORIGINAL PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
With live music by St. Louis Symphony Orchestra; Powell Symphony Hall; for info, call 314-534-1700 or visit www.stlsymphony.org.

October 30

TOWN & COUNTRY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
2:30 p.m. at The Principia; for info, visit www.tcsomo.org.

October 30

WEBSTER CHAMBER ORCHESTRA & CHOIR
7 p.m.; $3; Community Music School, 535 Garden Ave.; for info, call 314-968-7174.

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