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ARTful Happenings – April 2017

NEW EXHIBITS

Through April 20
GEOMETRIC BY DESIGN
Framations Gallery, 218 N. Main in St. Charles; for info, 636-724-8313 or visit www.framations.com.

Through April 28
CARMON COLAGELO: HERE BE DRAGONS
YVETTE DRURY DUBINSKY: ON THE MOVE
JACOB LAWS: PILFERAGE
FRANK SCHWAIGER: ONDINE
MONIKA WULFERS: OPEN LIGHTS
Opening reception, March 30, 5-9 p.m.; Bruno David Gallery, 7513 Forsyth Blvd., for info, call 314-696-2377 or visit www.brunodavidgallery.com.

Through May 5
DEGAS, IMPRESSIONISM & THE PARIS MILLINERY TRADE
Free on Fridays only (open until 9 p.m. Fridays); St. Louis Art Museum; for info visit www.slam.org.

Through August 26
HIGHER GROUND: HONORING WASHINGTON PARK CEMETARY, ITS PEOPLE & PLACE
Multi-media exhibition; Sheldon Art Galleries, 3648 Washington; for info, visit www.thesheldon.org.

April 1-July 16
DRAWING FROM THE COLLECTION: 40 YEARS AT LAUMEIER
Opening reception 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; free; Adam Aronson Fine Arts Center; Laumeier Sculpture Park, 12580 Rott Road; for info, call 314-615-5278 or visit www.laumeier.org.

April 7-28
SPARK
New works by 5 artists from VSA Arts of Missouri; opening reception, 6-8 p.m.; The Gallery at University City Public Library, 6701 Delmar; for info, visit www.ucitylibrary.org

April 7-8
TAKING IT TO THE STREETS*
ART ALIVE IN THE STREETS**
Simultaneous collaborative exhibition at Gallery 210* on UMSL campus and Kranzberg Art Center Gallery** in Grand Center; 5:30 p.m. at Gallery 210 on 4/7 and noon-4 p.m. on 4/8 with family-friendly activities; shuttle bus available; for info, visit www.umsl.edu/~gallery.

April 15-June 1
#NOFILTER
Opening reception, 6-8 p.m.; exhibition of uninhibited & unfiltered works by artists free to ‘speak their minds;’ Art Saint Louis, 1223 Pine Street; for info, call 314-241-4810 or visit www.artstlouis.org.

April 19
SHAKE 38 KICK-OFF EXHIBITION
Photographs showcasing each of Shakespeare’s 38 plays; 5-7 p.m.; International Photography Hall of Fame & Museum; for info, visit www.iphf.org or www.sfstl.com.

April 28-June 1
ALIVE
Opening reception, 6-8 p.m.; Framations Gallery, 218 N. Main in St. Charles; for info, 636-724-8313 or visit www.framations.com.

FUN THINGS TO DO

April 2
FIRST FRIDAY IN GRAND CENTER
Venues throughout Grand Center; closing of The Hourglass & Spiral at MOCRA on SLU campus with talk by the artist Bernard Maisner; for info, call 314-977-7170 or visit www.firstfridaysgrandcenter.org.

April 2
SEASON FINALE: A COMMITMENT TO BLACK COMPOSERS
African Musical Arts; 3 pm.; The Sheldon, 3648 Washington; for info, call 314-289-4051.

April 6
SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET
Stray Dog Theatre; 8 p.m.; Tower Grove Abbey, 2336 Tennessee; for info, call 314-865-1995 or visit www.straydogtheatre.org.

April 6
SONIC SAFARI WITH THE SONGS OF AFRICA
Free performance; 5 p.m.; SIU-Edwardsville, 1 Hairpin Drive/Edwardsville, IL; for info, visit www.africarts.org.

April 7
GALLERY TALK: HIGHER GROUND
Project artists discuss their exhibition; 6-7:30 p.m.; free; The Sheldon Art Galleries, 3648 Washington; for info, call 314-533-9900 or visit www.thesheldon.org.

April 7
FIRST FRIDAY FOR KIDS
Art activities for grades K-5; $38; Yucandu Art Studio, 20 Allen Avenue, Suite 110; for info, call 314-963-4400 or visit www.yucandu.com.

April 7-9
THE SLEEPING BEAUTY
St. Louis Ballet at the Touhill on UMSL campus; for ticket info, call 314-516-4949.

April 7-9
UPTOWN
Presented by COCA, 524 Trinity Avenue; for ticket info, visit www.cocastl.org.

April 9, 13, 15, 16, 20, 21, 23, 27, 28
FILM SCREENINGS
7:30 p.m.; admission $5-7; Moore Auditorium, 470 E. Lockwood; for film listing, visit webster.edu/film-series.

April 13
CONCERT: STEVE TYRELL
Singer, songwriter, producer and radio host; 8 p.m.; The Sheldon, 3648 Washington; for info, visit www.thesheldon.org.

April 13-30
DANCING AT LUGHNASA
Mustard Seed Theatre, 6800 Wydown on Fontbonne University campus; for info, visit www.mustardseedtheatre.org.

April 19-23
SHAKE 38
Collaborating with Shakespeare Festival St. Louis, 38 chefs at multiple venues offer dishes inspired by the Bard’s 38 plays; for info, call 314-531-9800 or visit www.sfstl.com.

April 18-23
OPERA TASTINGS
Opera St. Louis presents a unique series of 80-minute culinary-concerts by St. Louis’ best chefs, sommeliers & mixologists; live music paired with small bites or desserts and wine, beer, spirits; $20 for 4 event locations; for info, call 314-961-0644 or visit www.ExperienceOpera.org/OperaTastings.

April 19-May 7
MEN ARE FROM MARS; WOMEN ARE FROM VENUS—LIVE!
The Playhouse at Westport, 635 Westport Plaza; for ticket info, call 314-200-2648.

April 21
ORGAN & BRASS SPECTACULAR
8 p.m.; Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis, 4431 Lindell Blvd.; for info, call 314-533-7662 or visit www.cathedralconcerts.org.

April 21
ADULT WORKSHOP: CHILL & BE CHILL
Learn clay slab-construction to create your own wine chiller (to be picked up later after firing); bring your own wine; snacks provided; 21 yrs. & over; 6:30-9:30 p.m.; $45; Kranzberg Education Lab, Laumeier Sculpture Park; to register, call 314-615-5278 or visit www.laumeier.org.

April 22
FAMILY WORKSHOP: CONSTRUCTION ZONE
1:30-3:30 p.m.; $45 for adult & child age 4-12; Kranzberg Education Lab, Laumeier Sculpture Park, 12580 Rott Road; for info, call 314-615-5278 or visit www.laumeier.org.

April 23-May 21
ST. LOUIS BACH FESTIVAL
Events throughout the metro area; for details, visit www.bachsociety.org.

April 24
ST. LOUIS VISIONARY AWARDS
With performance by Grammy award-winning soprano Christine Brewer & St. Louis star Linda Kennedy; Sun Theater in Grand Center, 3625 Grandel Square; for ticket info, visit www.vizawards.org/tickets.

April 29-30
CRY HAVOC
1-person play finishing its Off Broadway run in NYC; 1 p.m., St. Louis Public Library Central Branch; free but tickets are limited; for info, call 314-531-9800 or visit www.sfstl.com.

April 30
ST. LOUIS BACH FESTIVAL: YOUNG ARTIST RECITAL
4 p.m; free; Second Presbyterian Church, 4501 Westminster; for info, call 314-652-BACH or visit www.bachsociety.org.

April 30
NORTH COUNTY BIG BAND SPRING CONCERT
4 p.m.; $10/$5 student; The Sheldon; 3648 Washington; for info, call 314-534-1111 or visit www.thesheldon.org.

April 30
ARTFEST
Walkable art festival along Lindbergh Parkway in Richmond Heights; 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; for info, visit www.richmondheights.org.

Through May 1
CALL TO ARTISTS
Apply for MOSAICS Fine Art Festival in St. Charles on Sept. 15-17; for info, visit www.stcharlesmosaics.org.

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