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ARTful HAPPENINGS MAY 2014

NEW EXHIBITS

Through May 29
SILENCE & NOISE
50 multi-media works by 49 artists; Art St. Louis, 1223 Pine; for info, call 241-4810 or visit
www.artstlouis.org.

May1-June 29
A TASTE OF GREECE & MORE
Opening reception May 9, 5-9 p.m.; Green Door Art Gallery, 21 N. Gore; for info, call 314-402-1959 or visit www.greendoorartgallery.com.

May 2-June 8
ST. LOUIS COLLECTS: A PASSION FOR CONTEMPORARY CRAFT
Opening reception, 6-8 p.m.; Craft Alliance in Grand Center; for info, call 314-725-1177 or visit www.craftalliance.org.

May 2-August 1
PURE PHOTOGRAPHY: PICTORIAL & MODERN PHOTOGRAPHS
Opening reception, 6-8 p.m.; Foundry Art Centre, 520 N. Main in St. Charles; for info, call 636-255-0270 or visit www.foundryartcentre.org.

May 9
PXSTL: LOTS
Opening reception, 7-9 p.m.; Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, 3716 Washington; for info, call 314-719-1850 or visit www.pulitzerarts.org.

May 9-August 10
GREAT RIVERS BIENNIAL 2014: WORKS BY Brandon Anschultz, Carlie Trosclair, Cayce Zavaglia
KATHARINA FRITSCH: POSTCARDS
AUDIBLE INTERRUPTIONS: Cameron Fuller, Van McElwee, Sarah Paulsen
BRENNA YOUNGBLOOD: LOSS PREVENTION (Through June 22)
Opening Reception, 7-9 p.m.; Contemporary Art Museum, 3750 Washington; for info, call 314.535.0770 or visit www.camstl.org.

May 16-June 16
FIBER: CAROL ZEMAN
PAPER: LEANDRA SPANGLER
Opening 6-10 p.m.; Third Degree Gallery, 5200 Delmar; for info, call 314-367-4527 or visit www.stlglass.com.

May 24-September 7
NATURE CONNECT 2.0: ART WITH LEGO BRICKS
Larger-than-life sculptures by certified Master LEGO builder Sean Kenney in Climatron and Shoenberg Temperate House;Missouri Botanical Garden, 4344 Shaw; for info, call 314-577-5100 or visit www.mobot.org/natureconnects.

FUN THINGS TO DO

May 1-4
MUSTARD SEED THEATRE: FALLING
Fontbonne University Fine Arts Theatre, 6800 Wydown; for info, call 314-719-8060.

May 3
METROPOLITAN OPERA LIVE: MOZART’S COSI FAN TUTTE
11:55 am.; $24; Farrell Auditorium of St. Louis Art Museum; for info, visit www.slam.org.

May 4, 11, 18, 25
FAMILY SUNDAYS: ARTFUL EXPERIMENTS
1-4 p.m.; free activities; St. Louis Art Museum; for info, visit www.slam.org.

May 7-17
SEASON OF THE MONSTER
Presented by Slightly Askew Theatre Company; The Chapel, 6238 Alexander Drive; for info, call 314 827-5760 or visit www.slightlyoff.org.

May 8
EAT, DRINK, & BE CREATIVE
Try your hand at art project; food trucks and live music; 5:30-8 p.m.; Foundry Art Centre, 520 N. Main in St. Charles; for info, visit www.foundryartcentre.org.

May 9-11
SAINT LOUIS BALLET: CINDERELLA
Touhill Performing Arts Center; for ticket info, call 314-516-4949 or visit www.touhill.org.

May 9-11
ART FAIR AT LAUMEIER
Arts & fine craft, music; $10 admission fee; for info, visit www. http://laumeiersculpturepark.org/programs_events/art_fair.

May 10
MOTHER’S DAY MURAL
Interactive public art installation of paint-by-numbers with StL Mural Project; 12-5 p.m.; Craft Alliance, 6640 Delmar Loop; for info, visit www.craftalliance.org.

May 10
MELIKIN PUPPETS: DRAGON FEATHERS!
Free performance, 10:30 a.m.; Daniel Boone Branch Library, 300 Clarkson Rd.; for info, visit www.puppetguild.org.

May 10
METROPOLITAN OPERA LIVE: ROSSINI’S CENERENTOLA
11:55 am.; $24; Farrell Auditorium of St. Louis Art Museum; for info, visit www.slam.org.

May 15
LECTURE: COSMOPOLITAN WORLD OF NORTHERN PLAINS INDIAN ART: 1750-1850
Presented by Janet Berlo, Professor of Art History/Visual and Cultural Studies, University of Rochester, New York; 6:30 p.m.; free but tickets required; Farrell Auditorium at St. Louis Art Museum; for info, visit www.slam.org.

May 15
TASTE OF COCA: SALSA & SALSA
Cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, salsa lessons for adults; 6-7:30 p.m.; $20; COCA, 524 Trinity; for info, call 314-725-6555 or visit www.cocastl.org.

May 16
THIRD FRIDAY FREE PARTY: SHAKE IT / SPIN IT
Glassblowers demonstrate; Aalim Belly Dance perform; free henna tattoos by Allyson; experimental electronic music by Final Veil; cash bar; Third Degree Glass Factory, 5200 Delmar; for info, call 314-367-4527 or visit www.stlglass.com.

May 17-June 15
SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL ST.LOUIS: HENRY IV & HENRY V
Alternating dual productions; free; nightly in Shakespeare Glen in Forest Park; for info, call 314-531-9800 or visit www.sfstl.com.

May 17
GRAND OPENING: THE LUMINARY
Free party to celebrate new arts facility; cash bar; live music; 2701 Cherokee; for info, visit www.theluminaryarts.com.

May 17-18
CHINESE CULTURE DAYS 2014
Experience the music, art and more of China; Missouri Botanical Garden, 4344 Shaw; for info, call 314-577-5100 or visit www.mobot.org.

May 17
EXHIBITION BOOKSHELF: THE LATHE OF HEAVEN
Book discussion led by sci-fi writer Mark W. Tiedemann; 2:00 pm; Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, 3716 Washington; for info, visit www.pulitzerarts.org call 314-446-2057.

May 17
IMAGINE GALA
Benefits St. Charles City-County Library; held at Ameristar Casino Resort & Spa; includes dinner, cocktails, auctions and entertainment; for ticket info, contact kwilliams@stchlibrary.org or call 636-441-2300, ext 1582.

May 18
BACH SOCIETY CONCERT: BEYOND ALL MORTAL DREAMS
3 p.m.; Second Presbyterian Church, 4501 Westminster Place; for ticket info, visit www.bachsociety.org.

May 22-24
SPRING TO DANCE FESTIVAL 2014
30 different dance companies presented by Dance St.Louis; just $15 per night; Touhill Performing Arts Center on UMSL campus; for info, call 314-534-6622, or visit www.dancestlouis.org.

May 24-June 29
OPERA THEATRE 2014 FESTIVAL SEASON
Performances at Loretto Hilton Theatre; for ticket info, visit www.ExperienceOpera.org.

May 29-June 22
CIRCUS FLORA: THE PAWN
All-new show brings game of chess to life; performed under the air-conditioned big top in Grand Center; for ticket info, call 314-289-4040 or visit www.circusflora.org.

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

May 31
TOUR DE MUSEUM
Visit area museums via bicycle guided by Trailnet; registration (required) 10 a.m. at Mildred Lane Kemper Museum; ride begins at 10:30; free; for info, visit www.trailnet.org.

May 31
FLORA DORA GALA
Full-evening gala begins at 6:30 p.m.; 3-course dinner and performance; benefits Circus Flora; for info, visit www.circusflora.org or call 314-289-4043.

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