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NEW EXHIBITS

December 6
SOLO EXHIBITION: PETER PRANSCHKE
December 13
MICHAEL BEHLE: START ALL OVER, RE VOLLA TRATS
Through December 17; opening receptions, 6-8 p.m.; Luminary Center for the Arts, 2701 Cherokee; for info, visit www.theluminaryarts.com.

Through December 21
AN UN-STILL LIFE: THE ART OF LIDILA TROUP-BURIAN
Over 100 drawings and paintings by Czech-born Lidila Troup-Burian (1924-2013); Creative Art Gallery, 3232 Ivanhoe; for info, call 314-645-4898 or visit www.creativeartandframingstl.com.

Through December 29
PASTEL PAINTINGS FROM PARIS & BEYOND
Works by three artists; Green Door Art Gallery, 21 N. Gore; for info, call 314-402-1959 or visit www.greendoorartgallery.com.

Through January 11
SIZE MATTERS: SMALLER IS BETTER
All-media small works by area artists; Norton’s Fine Art & Framing, 2025 S. Big Bend, for info, call 314-645-4040 or visit www.NortonsFineArt.com.

December 6-January 11
DOUGLASS FREED: REFLECTIVE LANDSCAPES
CHARLES P. REAY: 1913-2013
Opening reception, 5-9 p.m.; Bruno David Gallery, 3721Washington; for info, call 314-531-3030 or visit www.brunodavidgallery.com.

Through January 12
JENNIFER STEINKAMP: ORBIT
Part of Contemporary Art Museum’s new Street View series of monumental video art on the Washington Blvd. fascade; nightly from dusk to 11 p.m.; 3750 Washington; for info, call 314-535-4660 or visit www.camstl.org.

December 6-January 17
RAG DOLLS, ROBOTS & ROCKETSHIPS
Foundry Art Centre, 520 N. Main in St. Charles; for info, call 636-255-0270 or visit www.foundryartcentre.org.

December 6-February 9
COLOR… MY WORLD
Photography by Stewart Halperin; opening reception 6-8 p.m.; Millstone Gallery at COCA, 524 Trinity Avenue; for info, call 314-725-6555 or visit www.cocastl.org.

December 7-8
HOLIDAY STUDIO OPEN HOUSE
Paintings by Julie Wiegand; noon-6 p.m.; Lyon School Studio, 4588 Lyon School Road in Berger (just past New Haven); for info, visit www.juliewiegand.com.

December 8
HOLIDAY EXHIBIT & RECEPTION
Artists Fraser Leonard hosts a reception at his gallery, 3611 Schutzen Street in New Melle; 3-6 p.m.; for info, visit www.fraserleonard.com.

December 13-January 23
SIMPLE TREASURES II
Framations Gallery, 218 N. Main in St. Charles; for info, call 636-724-8313 or visit www.framations.com.

December 20-January 15
MIXED MEDIA: CARY HORTON
GLASS: ADDISON HANNA
Opening reception, 6-10 p.m.;Third Degree East Gallery, 5200 Delmar; for info, call 314-367-4527 or visit www.stlglass.com.

Through February 15
DUET: RUBEN OCHOA & B.J. VOGT
Inaugural exhibition at new Duet Exhibition Space, 3526 Washington Ave., Ste. 300; for info, call 310-614-7338.

Through February 23
RAT RACE
Joint exhibition by Foundry Art Centre and Lambert-St.Louis International Airport; whimsical artwork; at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport‘s Meeting Place Gallery (located in Terminal 1 Bag Claim Level adjacent to the Concourse C exit.)

FUN THINGS TO DO

December 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
FAMILY SUNDAYS: WINTER CELEBRATION-KWANZA
Free; 1-4 p.m.; St. Louis Art Museum; for info, visit www.slam.org.

December 5-8
HOLIDAY ROOMS IN BLOOM
Floral décor by St. Louis’ premiere florists inspired by artwork of the mansion; Samuel Cupples House on St. Louis University campus; for info, visit http://sluma.slu.edu.

December 5-21
KOSHER LUTHERANS
Presented by HotCity Theatre, Black Box Theatre at Kranzberg Art Center in Grand Center; for ticket info, visit www.hotcitytheatre.org/season.html.

December 5-21
THE BUTTERFINGERS ANGEL, MARY & JOSEPH, HEROD THE NUT & THE SLAUGHTER OF 12 HIT CAROLS IN A PEAR TREE
Touching, funny and imaginative theatre; Tower Grove Abbey, 2336 Tennessee Avenue; for info, call 314-865-1995 or visit www.StrayDogTheatre.org.

Through January 5
HOLIDAY WREATH DISPLAY & AUCTION
Creations by area floral designers; Missouri Botanical Garden Ridgway Center, 4344 Shaw; included with garden admission; for info, visit www.mobot.org.

December 6
NATIONAL CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING
Nationally televised from President’s Park in Washington, D.C.; presented by National Parks Foundation; check local listings for schedule.

December 6
ALL THAT GLITTERS
Clayton’s holiday celebration in The Crescent along Carondelet Plaza in Clayton 6-9 p.m.; Skate with Frosty at Shaw Park; fireworks at 9 p.m.; for info, visit www.claytonmo.gov.

December 6-7
RED BOX BOUTIQUE
Buy handmade gifts direct from the artists; Foundry Art Center, 520 N. Main in St. Charles; for info call 636-255-0270 or visit www.foundryartcentre.org.

December 7
UNION AVENUE OPERA: THE MINI RING
Free presentation; 1 p.m.; 733 North Union Blvd.; for info, visit www.unionavenueopera.org.

December 7
SCREWTAPE LETTERS
Adaptation of C.S. Lewis’ novel; Touhill Performing Arts Center on UMSL campus; 4 & 8 p.m.; for info, call 314-516-4949 or visit www.ScrewtapeonStage.com.

December 7-8
CHRISTMAS AT THE CATHEDRAL CONCERT
Choirs & Orchestra; Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis, 4431 Lindell; for ticket info, call 314-533-7662 or visit www.CathedralConcerts.org.

December 7, 8, 14
FOLLOW THAT STAR: A JAZZ NATIVITY
Free; Dec.7: 7 p.m., First Congregational Church, 10 W. Lockwood (314-962-0475); Dec. 8: 2 p.m., Parkway UCC, 2841 N. Ballas (314-872-9330); Dec. 14: 7 p.m., St. Peter’s UCC, 20 E. Fifth St., Washington (636-239-6176).

December 7-9
A HOLIDAY MUSICAL REVUE
Dramatic License Theatre in Chesterfield Mall; or info, call 636-220-7012 or visit www.DramaticLicenseProductions.org.

December 11
FAMILY HOLIDAY EVENING
5:30-7:30 p.m.; free; Foundry Art Centre, 520 N. Main in St. Charles; for info, visit www.foundryartcentre.org.

December 12
CRAFT SPREE
6-9 p.m.; buy direct from indie craft artists, food truck, cash bar, craft demos, live music; Contemporary Art Museum, Washington; for info, visit www.camstl.org.

December 13-14
GATEWAY MEN’S CHORUS: YULE TUBE
Edison Theatre on Washington U.’ campus at 6445 Forsyth; for info, visit www.gmcstl.org.

December 14
VERDI’S FALSTAFF
Metropolitan Opera live in HD; 11:55 a.m.; St. Louis Art Museum; for info, visit www.slam.org; for tickets, call 314-534-1111.

December 14-15
THE NUTCRACKER
Performed by Alexandra Ballet; Purser Center at Logan University 1851 Schoettler in Chesterfield; for info, visit www.chesterfieldarts.org.

December 14-15
THE LITTLE DANCER: THROUGH A NEW LENS
Ballet Eclectica; COCA, 524 Trinity Avenue; for info, call 314-725-6555 or visit www.cocastl.org.

December 15
TOWN & COUNTRY ORCHESTRA CONCERT
Free; 2:30 p.m.; The Principia Ridgway Auditorium, 13201 Clayton; for info visit www.tcsomo.org.

December 15
WINTER HOLIDAY CAMP
11 a.m.-4 p.m. for children grades 1-9; Foundry Art Centre, 520 N. Main in St. Charles; for info, call 636-255-0270 or visit www.foundryartcentre.org.

December 17
ANNUAL CHRISTMAS CANDLELIGHT CONCERT
Bach Society Chorus & Orchestra; 7:30p.m.; Powell Hall, 718 N. Grand; for info, call 314-534-1700 or visit www.bachsociety.org.

December 19
CANVAS & COCKTAILS
Create your own masterpiece; $35 includes all supplies; 6-8 p.m.; Foundry Art Centre, 520 N. Main in St. Charles; for info, visit www.foundryartcentre.org.

December 20
THIRD FRIDAY HOLIDAY PARTY
Live music by Rosewood; make your own holiday gifts; fun for all, 6-10 p.m.; Third Degree Glass Factory; 5200 Delmar; for info, visit www.thirddegreeglassfactory.com.

December 20
CELEBRATE KWANZA: KREATIVE PANDEMONIUM
7 p.m.; St. Louis Art Museum; for info, visit www.slam.org.

December 20
HOLIDAY
Craft in American presents a view of fine craft traditions on PBS-TV at 9 p.m., plus hands-on projects at www.craftinamerican.org.; view past episodes at video.pbs.org.

December 22
CHRISTMAS WITH COCO SOUL
Grand Center Arts Academy Children’s Choir; 3 p.m.; $20/$40 family of 4; Kranzberg Center for the Arts in Grand Center; for info, visit www.ticketweb.com.

December 27
ILLPHONICS UNPLUGGED
Hip-hop fusion; 8 p.m.; $10; Kranzberg Art Center Studio in Grand Center; for tickets, visit www.ticketweb.com.

Through December 29
CAM 10th ANNIVERSARY
Exhibitions to mark Contemporary Art Museum’s 10th anniversary; 3750 Washington; for info, visit www.camstl.org.

December 31
SERAPIS & FRIENDS
New Year’s Eve concert, 9 p.m.; $25; Foundry Art Centre, 520 N. Main in St. Charles; for info, visit www.foundryartcentre.org.

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