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ARTful Happenings June 2014

NEW EXHIBITS

Through June 21
CHRIS D. SMITH: INTERACTION
MARTIN LANG: FOREVER UNTITLED
Bruno David Gallery, 3721 Washington; for info, call 314-531-3030 or visit www.brunodavidgallery.com.

May 30-June 22
BLOOMING ARTISTS PROJECT EXHIBITION
Local established artists mentor young artists; opening reception 6-9 p.m.; Clayton Fine Art Gallery, 21 N. Bemiston; for info, visit www.claytonfineartgallery.com.

June 1-30
UNDER THE MOON: PAINTINGS BY ANDREA VADNER
Opening reception, 1-3 p.m.; Creative Art Gallery, 3232 Ivanhoe; for info, call 314-645-4898 or visit www.CreativeArtandFramingstl.com.

June 7-July 19
SELFIE StL
Opening gala, 7-10 p.m.; images taken by 50 area artists & celebs; PHD Gallery, Cherokee; for info, visit www.phdstl.com.

June 13-July 18
DAN JOHNSON: BOWLS & BOATS
Opening reception, 6-9 p.m.; Cathy Gregory Studio Gallery, 2000 South 39th Street; for info, call 314-773-3935 or visit cathygregory.com.

June 13-September 7
BREATH: MARIA OJASCASTRO & RUDY ZAPF
Opening reception, 6-8 p.m.; COCA, 524 Trinity Avenue; for info, call 314-725-6555 or visit www.cocastl.org.

June 20-July 16
LON BRAUER: PAINTINGS
LEE BLACK: GLASS
Opening reception, 6-10 p.m.; East Gallery, Third Degree Glass Factory, 5200 Delmar; for info, call 314-367-4527 or visit www.stlglass.com.

June 27
JON RAFMAN: THE END OF THE END OF THE END
Front Room opening 6–9 p.m.; Contemporary Art Museum, 3750 Washington; for info, visit www.camstl.org.

June 27-August 23
MICHAEL JANTZEN: M-VELOPE
JILL DOWNEN: CORNERSTONE
Opening reception, 5-9 p.m.; 3721 Washington; for info, call 314-531-3030 or visit www.brunodavidgallery.com.

FUN THINGS TO DO

Through June 22
CIRCUS FLORA: THE PAWN
St. Louis’ beloved institution, under the air-conditioned Big Top in Grand Center; for info, visit www.circusflora.org.

May 30-June 29
THEY’RE PLAYING OUR SONG
Presented by Stages St. Louis; Robert G. Reim Theatre at Kirkwood Civic Center, 111 South Geyer Road; for info, call 314-821-2407 or visit www.stagesstlouis.org.

Saturdays in June
JAZZ SESSIONS with BOB DEBOO & FRIENDS
10 p.m.-1 a.m.; free; Kranzberg Arts Center, 501 N. Grand; featured artists on last Saturday ($10 that night only); for info, visit www.kranzbergartcenter.org.

June 1-8
8th ANNUAL GREEN HOUSE NEW PLAY FESTIVAL
For info, call 530-604-1431 or visit www.hotcitytheatre.org.

June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
FAMILY SUNDAYS: BEST IMPRESSIONS
Family activities; free; 1-4 p.m.; St. Louis Art Museum; for info, visit www.slam.org.

June 4
WHITAKER MUSIC FESTIVAL: PETER MARTIN QUARTET
Free concert; 7:30 p.m.; Cohen Amphitheater, Missouri Botanical Garden, 4344 Shaw; for info, call 314-577-5100 or visit www.mobot.org/events/whitaker.

June 6
FIRST FRIDAY
Grand Center venues; 5-9 p.m.; free; for info, visit www.grandcenter.org.

June 6
SEEING THE UNSPEAKABLE: THE ART OF KARA WALKER
Lecture by Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw, U. of Pennsylvania assistant professor of American art, 6:30 p.m., free but ticket required; Farrell Auditorium in St. Louis Art Museum; for info, visit www.slam.org.

June 6-8
8th ANNUAL GREENHOUSE NEW PLAY FESTIVAL
Free; 7 p.m. (2 p.m. on Sunday); Centene Center for Arts and Education, 4th floor Rialto ballroom and atrium rooftop; for info, visit http://hotcitytheatre.org/greenhouse.html.

June 11
PARTIES IN THE PARK
Live music by Odd Lanes, food & drinks available; 5-8:30 p.m.; on Central between Forsyth & Maryland in Clayton; for info, call 726-3033, or visit www.partiesinthepark.org.

June 11
REEL FUN CAJUN DANCE
Live music by Southside Creole Playboys; 2-step & waltz lesson at 7:30 p.m.; dancing 8:15-10 p.m.; $8-10 admission; Focal Point, 2720 Sutton; for info, call 314-822-0310 or visit www.dancindonna.com/Cajun.

June 11, 26, July 8
2014 CONCERT SERIES
The Luminary, 2701 Cherokee; for ticket info, visit www.theluminaryarts.com.

June 12
EAT, DRINK & BE CREATIVE
Free family activities; food trucks; Foundry Art Centre, 520 N. Main in St. Charles; for info, call 636- 399-5345 or visit www.foundryartcentre.org.

June 12-28
LOVE! VALOUR! COMPASSION!
Presented by Stray Dog Theatre; mature audiences; Tower Grove Abbey, 2336 Tennessee; for info, call 314-865-1995 or visit www.StrayDogTheatre.org.

June 13: MUSIC OF THE WHO
June 14: MUSIC OF THE ROLLING STONES
Performed by St. Louis Symphony Orchestra (?!), 7:30 p.m.; Powell Hall; for info, visit www.stlsymphony.org.

June 13-15, 20-22
6th ANNUAL FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL
June 27-29
FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL AT WEBSTER UNIVERSITY
Presented by Cinema St. Louis & TV5MONDE; tickets $12; June 13-22 at Farrell Auditorium, St. Louis Art Museum; June 27-29 at Moore Auditorium, 470 E. Lockwood, for schedule of films, visit www. slam.org/france or www.cinemastlouis.org.

June 14
KARAMU: FIESTA OF LATIN & AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSIC
16th Annual Faces of Love Concert; 7:30 p.m.; salsa tasting and dancing (Salsa con salsa) at 6 p.m.; Union Avenue Christian Church, 733 Union Blvd.; for info, call 314-721-6556 or visit www.gitana-inc.org.

June 14
FREE FAMILY DAY
Family activities, 1-4 p.m.; best for ages 3–12; Contemporary Art Museum, 3750 Washington; for info, visit www.camstl.org.

June 20
THIRD FRIDAY FREE PARTY
Fun family-friendly activities, live music; 6-10 p.m.; Third Degree Glass Factory, 5200 Delmar; for info, call 314-367-4527 or visit www.stlglass.com.

June 20
SUMMER MUSICAL: SEUSSICAL JR.
Tickets $6-8; COCA, 524 Trinity Avenue; for info, call 314-725-6555 or visit www.cocastl.org.

June 21
EXHIBITION BOOKSHELF SCI-FI EDITION
Discussion of Burning Chrome by William Gibson, led by sci-fi author Mark Tiedemann; 2 p.m.; Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, 3716 Washington; for info, call 314-446-2057 or contact pmatthews@pulitzerarts.org.

June 27-29
OPEN STUDIOS StL KICK-OFF PARTY (6/27)
OPEN STUDIOS StL EAST OF GRAND (6/28)
OPEN STUDIOS StL WEST OF GRAND (6/29)
Kick-off party 6-9 p.m.; refreshments, chat with artists, plan your weekend itinerary for the 150 artist studio/art spaces weekend tour; Contemporary Art Museum, 3750 Washington; Studio tours 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; check www.openstudios-stl.org for map and studio listings.

June 28
MUSIC SIDEWAYS: CANON FOR 3 VOICES
Overlapping, repetitive performance of 3 singers; top of every hour 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, 3716 Washington; for info, call 314-754-1850 or visit www.pulitzerarts.org.

Best Regards,

Denise Christen

Lifestyles Editor
dchristenthp@aol.com
The Healthy Planet magazine
20 N. Gore Ave., Suite 200
St. Louis, MO 63119
314-962-7748 office
314-401-1851 cell

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