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ArtFul Happenings

NEW EXHIBITS
June 1-30
JUNE BUG
Paintings by Craig Downs; opening reception, 6-8 p.m.; Northwest Coffee Roasting Company, 8401 Maryland in Clayton; for info, call 314-791-6466 or visit www.craigdownsart.com.

June 9-July 26
BLURR, OVER THE EDGE
Concurrent multi-media exhibitions; opening reception, 6-8 p.m.; Art St. Louis, 555 Washington; 314-241-4810, www.artstl.org.

Through June 16
PERSPECTIVES
Works by Mark Weber and Ruth Reese; PHD Gallery, 2300 Cherokee; for info, call 314-664-6644 or visit www.phdstl.com.

Through June 28
KIM CARR
Framations Art Gallery, 218 N. Main in St. Charles; for info, call 636-724-8313 or visit www.framations.com.

June 15
KENT BAUSMAN: A SYMBOLIC INTERACTION
L.G. BARNES: FROM THE WHEEL
Concurrent exhibitions; opening reception 6-10p.m.; Third Degree Gallery, 5200 Delmar; 314-367-4527 www.stlglass.com.

June 15-July 20
THE THIRD DIMENSION
Sculpture exhibit; Foundry Art Centre, 520 N. Main, St. Charles; reception, 6-8 p.m.; 636-255-0270, www.foundryartcentre.org.

Through August 25
METRO ART EXCHANGE
Works by 6 local artists, presented in collaboration with the Foundry Art Centre, at Regional Arts Commission 2nd floor, 6128 Delmar, for info, visit www.stlrac.org.

FUN THINGS TO DO
May 31-June 24
CIRCUS FLORA: THE WIZARD
Family entertainment in the air-conditioned big top just behind Powell Hall (Grand and Samuel Shepard Drive); tickets from just $10; for info, call 314-289-4040 or visit www.circusflora.org.

Through August 19
LANTERN FESTIVAL
Art by day, magic by night; Missouri Botanical Garden; for info, 314-577-5100 or visit www.mobot.org/lanternfestival.

June 1-July 1
AIN’T MISBEHAVIN’
Presented by Stages St. Louis; 314-821-2407, www.stagesstl.org.
June 1-2
THE TV SHOW
8 p.m. performances; $20; Kranzberg Arts Center, 501 N. Grand; for tickets, call 314-725-4200 x10 or visit www.licketytix.com.

June 1-summer
ROCKY MOUNTAIN EXPRESS
Experience the artistry of nature; OmniMax Theatre at the St.Louis Science Center; 314-289-4400 or visit www.slsc.org.

June 2-3
LAFAYETTE SQUARE HOME & GARDEN TOUR
Featuring great design and architecture; live evening music by Ralph Butler; advance tickets $15 available at www.lafayettesquare.org; 314-772-5724; $20 day of event.

June 2
FEAST YOUR EYES
Art-inspired tastings by Chef Nate Bonner of Chef Nate’s Table; 12:30 tasting, tour at 1 pm; $5; advance registration; Contem-porary Art Museum, 3750 Washington; www.camstl.org/feast.

June 2
INDIE HOP
Artists, street performers, musicians, microbrews; in the Grove and Cherokee areas; $10 advance, $15 day of event includes shuttle transportation; for info, visit www.facebook.com/indihop.

June 2
BOND & BEYOND: 50 YEARS OF 007
Musical adventure of James Bond 007 performed by St. Louis Symphony; Powell Hall; 314-534-1700 www.stlsymphony.org.

June 3
2012 MID-CENTUREY MODERN
ARCHITECTURE TOUR
Busses depart every half hour, 1-2:30 p.m. from the Sheldon Art Galleries, 3648 Washington Blvd.; all seats reserved; Tickets $25 in advance; 314-534-1111 or visit www.thesheldon.org.

June 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
FAMILY SUNDAYS: THE YEAR OF THE DRAGON
Free family activities; 1-4 p.m.; Grigg Gallery, St. Louis Art Museum; for info, call 314-721-0072 or visit www.slam.org.

June 6
STRANGE BREW CULT FILMS: JABBERWOCKY
8 p.m.; Schlafly Bottleworks, 7260 Southwest; admission $4; for info, visit http://www.webster.edu/filmseries.

June 7-9
AIRBORN SOIREE
Performed by En L’Air Aerial Dance Company; presented by ANNONYarts; 3003 Locust; 8 p.m.; tickets $20; $15 students/artists; for info, call 314-652-3003 or visit www.airbornesoiree.eventbrite.com.

June 6, 13, 20, 27
2012 WHITAKER MUSIC FESTIVAL
June 6 – Vince Martin, world-traveled vocalist, guitarist and entertainer. June 13 – Miss Jubilee and the Humdingers, jazz, swing and rhythm and blues. June 20 – The Rockhouse Ramblers, honky-tonk and classic country swing. June 27 – Hamiet Bluiett, jazz legend and baritone saxophone. Free, Cohen Amphitheatre at Missouri Botanical Garden, for info, call 314-577-5100 or visit www.mobot.org/events/whitaker.

June 8
A CAROUSEL OF PUPPETS
Puppet performance, carousel ride and hands-on puppetry for children, by Puppet Guild of Greater St. Louis; 9:30 a.m.; $5 advance, $7 at door; Carousel Building in Faust Park, 15189 Olive, Chesterfield; 314-615-8383 or visit www.puppetguild.org.

June 8-September 3
RESTORING AN AMERICAN TREASURE
Watch conservation of the 348-ft. painting:“Panorama of the Monumental Grandeur of the Mississippi Valley,” free; St. Louis Art Museum; for info, visit www.slam.org.

June 11
CALL FOR ARTISTS
Final date to apply for Taste of St. Louis Art & Wine Walk held on Sept. 28-30; Rebecca@TasteSTL.com • 314.534.2100 x24.

June 13
PARTIES IN THE PARK: POP N’ROCKET
Free; 5-8:30 p.m.; North Meramec Avenue between Forsyth and Maryland; 314-726-3033 or visit www.partiesinthepark.org.

June 14
CONCRETE CINEMA:
THE JUCHE IDEA (2010) & SELECTED SHORTS
With Director Jim Finn in person; free; doors open at 7, screening at 8 p.m.; Contemporary Art Museum, 3750 Washington; for info, visit www.camstl.org.

June 14-17
PULITZER CONTEMPORARY MUSIC FESTIVAL
Just $20 or $48 for all three St. Louis Symphony programs; 718 North Grand; for info, call 314-534-1700 or visit www.stlsymphony.org.

June 15
THIRD DEGREE FREE PARTY
Visit by the Muny’s ‘Aladdin’ characters; hot glass adventures; live acoustic harmonies by Rosewood at 8 p.m.; 6-10 p.m. at Third Degree Glass Factory, 5200 Delmar; for info, call 314-367-4527 or visit www.stlglass.com.

June 16
MARK HOLLAND & FRIENDS:
INSTRUMENTS OF PEACE
CD Release Party; doors open at 7, performance at 7:30 p.m.; $10 admission; The Chapel, 6238 Alexander Drive; for info, visit www.chapelvenue.com.

June 20-22
THE NORMAL HEART
7:30 p.m.; 3547 Olive; for info, call 314-289-4063 or visit www.hotcitytheatre.org.

June 21-25
ST. LOUIS FRINGE FESTIVAL
Acrobatics, aerial dance, burlesque, cabaret/musical, clowning, comedy, dance, instrumental music, performance art, spoken word/slam poetry, theater, and vaudeville at variety of venues in Midtown St.Louis; for details, visit www.stlfringe.com.

June 22
YOUTH MUSICAL:
ROALD DAHL’S WILLY WONKA JUNIOR
7pm; $8, $6 students; COCA, 524 Trinity; www.cocastl.org.

June 22
ART AFTER 5:
POKEY LAFARGE & THE SOUTH CITY THREE
Live concert, 7 p.m.; free; Art Hill Plaza at St. Louis Art Museum; for info, visit www.slam.org.

June 23-24
HISPANIC FESTIVAL
Music, food, art, Knights of Columbus Park in Florissant; for info, visit www.hispanicfestivalstl.com.

June 29-July 1
ST. LOUIS ARTS PROJECTS CONFERENCE
Free and open to the public; Contemporary Art Museum, 3750 Washington; visit camstl.org/slap to view program schedule.

June 30
CONCERT IN THE COURTYARD
Doors open 6 p.m, performance 7 p.m.; $10; Contemporary Art Museum, 3750 Washington; tickets at www.camstl.org/concert.

JUST A SHORT DRIVE
Through July 1
THOMAS D. GIPES: 40 YEARS OF ART
Drawings, sculpture and prints; 627 East Broadway in Alton, Illinois, open Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., late Thursdays until 8 p.m.; for info, call 618-462-5222 or visit www.jacobyartscenter.org.

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