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Artful Happenings

NEW EXHIBITS

August 30-September 21
ST.LOUIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE
ART FACULTY EXHIBITION
Opening reception, 4:30-6:30 p.m.; Humanities East Bldg., 11333 Big Bend Road;  314-984-7632.

August 31-September 29
CRAIG WEDDERSPOON:
BIOTEXTURAL LANDSCAPES
Opening reception, 6-10 p.m.; Good Citizen Gallery, 2247 Gravois; 314-348-4587 www.goodcitizenstl.org.

September 1-October 14
ED MARTENS: IN RETROSPECT
First St. Louis exhibit; Sept.7 reception, 6-8 p.m.; Northwest Coffee Roasting Company, 8401 Clayton;  314-791-6466.

September 5-29
FRANK ENGER: HOMAGE TO DAD
Reception, Sept. 9, 2-4 p.m.; Gallery at U City Library, 6701 Delmar; 314-727-3150 www.ucpl.lib.mo.us.

September 6-December 1
UMSL FINE ART FACULTY BIENNIAL
EXHIBITION (JUBILEE) Gallery 210; 1 University Blvd. UMSL campus; 314-516-5851.

September 7-October 13
JOAN HALL: MARGINAL WATERS
Bruno David Gallery; 3721 Washington; for info, call 314-531-3030 or visit www.brunodavidgallery.com.

September 7-January 20
CLASP
Opening reception, 6-8 p.m. for exhibition of handcrafted jewelry; Craft Alliance, Kranzberg Arts Center, 501Grand; 314-525-7528 or visit www.craftalliance.org.

September 7-October 13
FOCUS 360
Opening reception, 6-8 p.m.; works by six artists; Creative Art Gallery, 3232 Ivanhoe Avenue; for info, call 314-645-4898 www.creativeartandframingstl.com.

September 7-December 30
LESLIE HEWITT: SUDDEN GLARE OF THE SUN
ROSA BARBA: DESERT –PERFORMED
JONATHAN HOROWITZ: MY LAND/YOUR LAND: ELECTION ‘12
Opening reception, 7-9 p.m.; Contemporary Art Museum, 3750 Washington;  www.camstl.org.

 September 7-January 5
AL HIRSCHFELD’S JAZZ & BROADWAY SCRAPBOOK
Opening reception, 5-7 p.m.; Bellwether Gallery of St. Louis Artists, Sheldon Galleries, 3648 Washington;  314-533-9900 or visit www.thesheldon.org/galleries.asp.

 September 15
MISSOURI MASTERS: BRYAN HAYNES
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.

September 21
JENNIFER WEIGEL: PLEIN AIR DAYDREAMS
PAUL MESSINK: DEEP DIMENSIONS
Opening reception, 6-10p.m.; Third Degree East Gallery, 5200 Delmar;  314-367-4527  www.stlglass.com.

September 28-November 1
CIRCLE OF 8: STEVE FEMMER
Opening reception, 6-8 p.m. for dual exhibitions at Framations Gallery, 218 Main Street in St. Charles; for info, call 636-724-8313, www.framations.com.

September 28-November 18
IDEAS OF ORDER
Opening reception, 6-8 p.m.; works by four St. Louis artists; Millstone Gallery at COCA, 524 Trinity Avenue; for info, visit www.cocastl.org.

FUN THINGS TO DO

August 31-September 16
GOING TO SEE THE ELEPHANT
Performed by Mustard Seed Theatre; Fontbonne Theatre, 6800 Wydown; 314-719-8060, mustardseedtheatre.com.

September 1
GET YOUR CHALK ON
Annual chalk drawing festival; 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; free; Delmar Loop; http://visittheloop.com/about/events/.

September 1
FRAME OF REFERENCE
Discussion of works on view with area professionals; 2 p.m.; The Pulitzer, 3716 Washington, for info, call 314-754-1850 or visit www.pulitzerarts.org.

September 2 & 16
DOCENT-LED TOURS
Free; Laumeier Sculpture Park, 12580 Rott Road; for info, call 314-615-5277 or visit www.laumeier.org.

September 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
FAMILY SUNDAYS: FAMILY FAVORITES
Free activities; 1-4 p.m.; St. Louis Art Museum; for info, call 314-721-0072 or visit www.slam.org.

September 4, 11, 18, 25
YEAR OF INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS FILM SERIES
7:30 p.m.; $6; Moore Auditorium, 470 E. Lockwood; for film listings, visit http://www.webster.edu/filmseries.

September 5
JOHN CAGE 100th BIRTHDAY CONCERT
7 p.m.; free; Moore Auditorium, 470 E. Lockwood Ave.

September 6 & 20
THURSDAYS @ THE INTERSECTION
Free live concerts, 5-7:30 p.m., Strauss Park at Grand and Washington; for info, visit www.grandcenter.org.

September 6, 13, 20, 27
EVERYTHING IS FINE: FILMS OF DAVID LYNCH
7:30 p.m.; $6; Moore Auditorium, 470 E. Lockwood; for film listings, visit http://www.webster.edu/filmseries.

September 7
ARIANNA STRING QUARTET: CELEBRATION
8 p.m.; $25; Touhill Center for Performing Arts on UMSL campus; 314-516-4959, www.touhill.org.

September 7
A CAROUSEL OF PUPPETRY
Puppet Guild of Greater St. Louis; 9:30 a.m.; Faust Park Carousel House, 15189 Olive Blvd.;  314-615-8383.

September 7-9
ST.LOUIS ART FAIR
Downtown Clayton;  www.culturalfestivals.com.

September 7-22
HOT CITY THEATRE: GOODBYE RUBY TUESDAY
Kranzberg Arts Center, 501 N. Grand; for ticket info, call 314-289-4061 or visit www.hotcitytheatre.org.

September 8-9
KATIE KANTLEY TRUNKSHOW
Hand-dyed Shibori Fashions; meet the artis, Sept. 8, 1-4 p.m.; Craft Alliance, 6640 Delmar; 314-725-1177 or visit www.craftalliance.org.

September 10
WEBSTER FACULTY JAZZ ENSEMBLE: COOL STRUTTIN’
Soulful sounds from Blue Note Records; 7 p.m.; $5; Moore Auditorium, 470 E. Lockwood Avenue.

September 12-May 4
STAGES PERFORMING ARTS ACADEMY CLASSES
For drama students grades K-12; for info, call 636-449-5775 or visit www.stagesstlouis.org.

September 14-15
MADCO: OUTBURST
Dance performance; 8p.m.; tickets $15,$25; Touhill Ctr for Performing Arts; 314-516-4959, www.touhill.org.

September 14-16
MOSAICS FESTIVAL FOR THE ARTS
Art & fine crafts; Main Street in St. Charles; 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; 314-482-5476 or visit www.stcharlesmosaics.org.

September 18
SHAKESPEARE BOOK CLUB: MACBETH
Sponsored by Shakespeare Festival and Left Bank Books; 7 p.m.; www.left-bank.com/shakespeare-festival-reads.

September 18
SYMPHONY TUESDAY
With members of the Saint Louis Symphony; 7 p.m.; free; Recital Hall, Thompson Music Building, 8282 Big Bend.

September 19
TALK LIKE A PIRATE DAY
Puppet Guild of Greater St. Louis; 5 p.m.; Faust Park Carousel House, 15189 Olive Blvd.; 314-615-8383.

September 19
LECTURE: FASHION & SUSTAINABILITY
Dr. Kate Fletcher; 6:30 p.m.; free; Washington University Steinberg Auditorium.

September 20
ECO-CENTRIC: A GREEN FASHION SHOW
A joint effort of Craft Alliance and Laumeier Sculpture Park; 6-7:30 p.m.; refreshments; $25 per person; Laumeier Sculpture Park, 12580 Rott Road; 314-615-5277 or visit www.laumeier.org.

September 20
BRIAN ADAMS: BARE BONES/SOLO & ACOUSTIC
Concert; Touhill Center for Performing Arts on UMSL campus; 314-516-4959 or visit www.touhill.org.

September 21
FILMS4PEACE SCREENING
Free screening of 10 new short films commissioned by PUMAPeace; 5-7 p.m.; wine & cheese reception; Laumeier Sculpture Park, 12580 Rott Road; for info, call 314-615-5277 or visit www.laumeier.org.

September 22
THE ORCHID ENSEMBLE
International performers presented by Center for International Studies; 8 p.m.; $20; Touhill Center for Performing Arts on UMSL campus; for info, call 314-516-4959 or visit www.touhill.org.

September 25
WEBSTER STRING FACULTY RECITAL
7 p.m.; $5; Recital Hall, Thompson Music Building, 8282 Big Bend Blvd.

September 26-30, October 3-7
THEATRE: THE CHILDREN’S HOUR
7:30 p.m.; Sundays 2 p.m.; $12; Emerson Studio Theatre, 130 Edgar Road; for info, call 314-968-7128.

September 27
CONSERVATION/COCKTAILS: HOW’D THEY DO THAT?
Free tour of collection highlights and learn about materials, construction, conservation and more; 5:30-7 p.m.; refreshments after the tour; Laumeier Outdoor Galleries; 12580 Rott Road;  314-615-5277 or visit www.laumeier.org.

September 28
BACH’S LUNCH
Free,12:05 p.m.; Moore Auditorium, 470 E. Lockwood Ave.

September 28
MATT ULERY’S LOOM TRIO W/EIGHTH BLACKBIRD
Indoor performance, 7 p.m.; St. Louis Art Museum; for info, call 314-721-0072 or visit www.slam.org.

September 28-October 7
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM
Presented by St.Louis Shakespeare; for info, call 314-361-5664 or visit www.stlshakespeare.org.

September 29
FRENCH GUITARIST GAELLE SOLAL
Presented by St. Louis Guitar Society; 8 p.m.; Ethical Society, 9001 Clayton; for info, call 314-567-5566 or visit www.guitarstlouis.net.

September 29
DANCING IN THE STREET
Free; Grand Center between Lindell and Delmar; 1-8 p.m.; for info, call 314-289-1517 or visit www.grandcenter.org.

September 30
FREE @ 3: BROADWAY SINGING
Introduction for children age 6+ to proper vocal techniques; 3-4 p.m.; free; COCA, 524 Trinity Avenue; for info, call 314-725-6555 or visit www.cocastl.org.

JUST A SHORT DRIVE

September 7-9
CEDARHURST CRAFT FAIR
Award-winning fine craft and art by national artists plus music and family activities on the grounds of Cedarhurst Center for the Arts, Mt.Vernon, Illinois (90 minutes from St. Louis); for info, visit www.cedarhurst.org.

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