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Artful Happenings

NEW EXHIBITS

Through August 18
TRADITION
Works inspired by Jewish culture; Gallery at Regional Arts Commission, 6128 Delmar; for info, visit www.art-stl.com/gallery.

Through September 7
BAM! POW! ZAP!
Comic art and illustrations; Foundry Art Centre, 520 N. Main in St. Charles; for info, call 636-255-0270 or visit www.foundryartcentre.org.

August 3-September 16
URBAN WANDERERS
Works by local artists inspired by stray dogs and cats, opening reception, 6 p.m.; sale of artwork benefits Stray Rescue of St. Louis; St. Louis University Museum of Art, Lindell Blvd.; for info, call 314-977-2666 or visit http://sluma.slu.edu.

August 13-October 4
WAITING
Watercolors by Muriel Eulich and writings by Mary Ellen Havard dealing with breast cancer; opening reception, 6-8 p.m. on Aug. 11; Art St. Louis, 555 Washington; for info, call 314-241-4810 or visit www.artsaintlouis.org.

August 17-September 16
MIKE WYATT: AUTO BLING REVISITED LARRY HASSEL: RULING THE ROAD
Glass cast vintage ornaments and photography, respectively; opening reception, 6-10 p.m.; Third Degree’s East Gallery, 5200 Delmar; for info, call 314-367-4527 or visit www.stlglass.com.

August 17-September 20
MAIN GALLERY: FRANCOPHILES GALLERY TWO: JOYCE SPEZIA & KATE CUBA
Opening reception, 6-8 p.m.; Framations Art Gallery, 218 Main Street in St. Charles; for info, call 636-724-8313 or visit www.framations.com.

Through August 18
SARRITA HUNN: FUZZY LOGIC
Good Citizen, 2247 Gravois; for info, call 314-348-4587 or visit www.goodcitizenstl.com.

August 18
MISSOURI MASTERS SERIES BILLYO O’DONNELL
Lecture, demo, Q&A with artist; 2-4 p.m.; Kodner Gallery, 9650 Clayton Road; for info, call 314-993-4477 or visit www.kodnergallery.com.

August 30-September 21
ART FACULTY EXHIBITION
Opening reception, 4:30-6:30 p.m.; Meramec Contemporary Gallery, 11333 Big Bend; for info, call 314-984-7632.

 

FUN THINGS TO DO

July 30-August 10
ARTS INTERSECTION
Metro Theater Company’s art, music, movement and drama program for children 4-11; New City School, 5209 Waterman; for info, call 314-997-6777 or visit www.metrotheatercompany.org.

Through August 19
SOUND OF MUSIC
Presented by Stages St. Louis; Reim Theatre at Kirkwood Civic Center, 111 S. Geyer; for info, call 314-821-2407 or visit www.stagesstlouis.org.

August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
THURSDAYS @ THE INTERSECTION
Free live concerts, 5-7:30 p.m., Strauss Park at Grand and Washington; for info, visit www.grandcenter.org.

August 2
CONTEMPORARY NIGHT OUT
Learn about contemporary art in a relaxed way; hosted by Kemper Art Museum, Contemporary Art Museum and Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, 6-9 p.m.; free at the Contemporary, 3716 Washington; pre-registration required at guestlistapp.com/events/103287 or call 314-935-7918.

August 3
FIRST FRIDAY: NANO ART
Extreme-macro photography exhibit, dancing at the Fizz Factory after 10 p.m. Omnimax film; 6-10 p.m.; St. Louis Science Center; for info, call 314-289-4424 or visit www.slsc.org.

August 5, 12, 19, 26
FAMILY SUNDAYS: A NEW VIEW
Free activities; 1-4 p.m.; St. Louis Art Museum; for info, call 314-721-7200 or visit www.slam.org.

August 7
STROLLER TUESDAY/PLAY DATE
Art activities; free; 9-10 a.m. for children up to 24 mos.; 10-11 a.m. for 2-5 yrs. olds and parents; Contemporary Art Museum, 3716 Washington; for info, call 314-535-0770 or visit www.camstl.org.

August 8
SIZZLING SUMMER CAJUN DANCE
Live music by Cajun Gator Baitors; dance lessons at 7:30 p.m.; Focal Point, 2720 Sutton; for info, call 314-822-0310 or visit www.dancindonna.com/Cajun.

August 8
PARTIES IN THE PARK: CONCOCTION
Free concert; 5-8:30 p.m.; North Meramec Avenue between Forsyth and Maryland; for info, call 314-726-3033 or visit www.partiesinthepark.org.

August 9
CONCRETE CINEMA: HOME (2010)
World premiere of new projector performance by Andrew Lampert; free; 8 p.m.; Contemporary Art Museum’s outdoor courtyard; 3716 Washington; for info, call 314-535-0770 or visit www.camstl.org.

August 10-19
THE COMPLEAT WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (Abridged and Revised)
Presented by St. Louis Shakespeare, Grandel Theatre, 3610 Grandel Square; for info, call 314-361-5664 or visit www.stlshakespeare.org.

August 11
CHEAP DATE NIGHT
Sci-fi film screening, shooting stars and Greek romance with the Perseid meteor shower; for the over 21-crowd; 7-10 p.m.; James S. McDonnell Planetarium at the St. Louis Science Center; for info, call 314-289-4424.

August 13
BACH SOCIETY AUDITIONS
Singers for the 72nd season performances; to schedule an audition, call 314-652-2224; full audition info at www.bachsociety.org.

August 12
GRUF RHYS: AN INVESTIGATIVE CONCERT
8 p.m.; Contemporary Art Museum, 3750 Washington Blvd.; for ticket info, call 314-535-0770 or visit www.camstl.org/gruffrhys.

August 17-18, 24-25
DAS RHEINGOLD
Presented by Union Avenue Opera, 733 Union Blvd.; 8 p.m.; for info, call 314361-2881 or visit www.unionavenueopera.org.

August 17
THIRD FRIDAY FREE PARTY: VROOM-VROOM
The art of the auto; 6-10 p.m.; live music by Salt of the Earth; 7 p.m. performance by Union Avenue Opera; Third Degree Glass Factory, 5200 Delmar; 314-367-4527 or visit www.stlglass.com.

August 23-September 2
THE VIOLET HOUR
Presented by Max and Louies Productions; at COCA’s Black Box Theatre, for info, call 314-725-6555 or visit www.maxandlouie.com.

August 24
TODD NEWTON’S HYPNOSIS LIVE!
Vegas stage act; $10; 7 p.m.; Meramec Theatre, 11333 Big Bend; for info, call 314-984-7529.

August 24
ART AFTER FIVE
Live concert (musicians TBA); 7 p.m.; free but advance tickets required; St. Louis Art Museum; for info, call 314-721-7200 or visit www.slam.org.

August 25-26
LOU FEST MUSIC FESTIVAL
The do-not-miss festival of continual live music in Forest Park, visit www.loufest.com.

August 31-September 16
GOING TO SEE THE ELEPHANT
Presented by Mustard Seed Theatre, 8 p.m.; 2 p.m. on weekends; Saturday matinees are “Pay what you can, or pay with a can” of food; Fontbonne University Theatre, 6800 Wydown; for info, call 314-719-8060 or visit www.mustardseedtheatre.com.

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