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ARTful Happenings: July 2017

NEW EXHIBITS

Through July 20
A COLLECTION OF SLOW EVENTS
The Luminary, 2701 Cherokee Street; for info, visit www.theluminaryarts.com.

Through August 13
GARDEN OF GLASS: THE ART OF CRAIG MITCHELL SMITH
Daily 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; evenings 7-11 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; Missouri Botanical Garden, 4344 Shaw; for info, visit www.mobot.org/glass.

July 14
LIVING ARTS IN LIVING COLOR
One-night exhibition, 5-8 p.m.; featuring work created at the Living Arts Studio, 2814 Sutton.

July 21-August 24
ORGANIC BY NATURE
Opening reception 6-8pm; Framations Art Gallery, 218 N. Main Street in St. Charles; for info, call 636-724-8313 or visit www.framations.com.

Deadline for entry: September 1
CALL FOR ARTISTS: MATURITY & ITS MUSE: CELBRATING ARTISTIC EXCELLENCE
Applying artists must be 70 years of age (or over) as of January 2018; exhibition will be presented at Art Saint Louis in April 2018; for entry details and form, visit artsaintlouis.org.

FUN THINGS TO DO

July 5: BETH BOMBARA
July 12: PTAH WILLIAMS
July 19: KEVIN BOWERS
July 26: THE MIGHTY PINES
Whitaker Music Festival; free; Missouri Botanical Garden; 4344 Shaw Blvd.; for info, call 314- 577-5100 or visit www.mobot.org.

July 6
GATEWAY TO THE EAST: MEXICANS & ST. LOUIS 1880-1980
Presented by Louis County’s historian Daniel Gonzales; 6:30-8 p.m.; International Photography Hall of Fame & Museum, 3415 Olive; for info, call 314-535-1999 or email info@iphf.org.

July 7
6TH ANNUAL CONTEMPORARY NIGHT OUT
Collaborative evening of short, informative programs on contemporary art at Mildred Lane Kemper Museum, CAM, and the Pulitzer Arts Foundation; 5:30-9 p.m.; to register, visit camstl.org/nightout.

July 7-11: I AM THE BLUES
July 14-18: CHASING TRANE—THE JOHN COLTRANE DOCUMENTARY
July 21-25: TOMORROW
Film series, 8 p.m.; admission $5-7; Moore Auditorium in Webster Hall, 470 E. Lockwood; for info, visit www.webster.edu/film-series.

July 7-8, 14-15
BENJAMIN BRITTEN’S ALBERT HERRING
Starring Christine Brewer; 8 p.m.; Union Avenue Opera, 733 N. Union Blvd.; for info, call
314-361-2881 or visit www.unionavenueopera.org.

July 14
AN AWKWARD EVENING WITH DAVID NADELBERG
MORTIFIED creator discusses embarrassing moments; 7 p.m.; $20 or $50 for reserved-seating VIP ticket; Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, 3750 Washington; for info, call 314-535-4660 or visit http://camstl.org.

July 14
LIVE AT LUNCH: EMILY WALLACE & JIM PETERS
Presented by The Sheldon & Cortex Commons; free; 11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m.; food trucks on site or bring a lunch; 4240 Duncan Avenue.

July 14: TITANIC
July 21: DREAM GIRLS
July 28: TO CATCH A THIEF
August 4: THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA
FILM SERIES
Art Hill in front of the Art Museum; food trucks & music at 6 p.m.; films start at 9 p.m.; free; bring own blanket; for info, visit www.slam.org.

July 20
FREE STROLLER TOURS: CHILDREN’S SCULPTURE GARDEN
10 a.m. & 6 p.m.; strollers not provided; wear walking shoes for outdoors; Adam Aronson Fine Arts Center at Laumeier Sculpture Park, 12580 Rott Road; for info, call 314-615-5278 or visit www.laumeier.org.

July 20
GALLERY TALK: 2017 MFA THESIS EXHIBITION
By art professor Patricia Olynyk; free; 5 p.m.; Mildred Lane Kemper Museum on Washington U. campus; for info, call 314-935-4523 or visit kemperartmuseum.wustl.edu.

July 21-23

DISNEY’S BEAUTY & THE BEAST
Presented by COCA; 524 Trinity; for info, 314-725-6555 or call visit www.cocastl.org.

July 21- October 1
CHURCH BASEMENT LADIES: THE MUSICAL
The Playhouse at Westport, 635 Westport Plaza; for ticket info, call 314-200-2648

July 22
FAMILY WORKSHOP: PAINTING IN THE PARK
2-4 p.m.; $45 for one child with adult; Kranzberg Education Lab at Laumeier Sculpture Park, 12580 Rott Road; for info, call 314-615-5278 or visit www.laumeier.org.

July 26
EARLY MEMORY LOSS TOUR: MUSEUM LAWN
45-minute walk (wheelchair/walker accessible) begins at 1 p.m.; $10 for care partner with one participant; hats and sunglasses strongly recommended; Public Plaza at Adam Aronson Fine Arts Center in Laumeier Sculpture Park, 12580 Rott Road; for info, call 314-615-5278 or visit www.laumeier.org.

July 28-29, August 4-5
RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN’S CAROUSEL
Directed by Broadway’s Ken Page; 8 p.m.; Union Avenue Opera, 733 N. Union Blvd.; for info, call 314-361-2881 or visit www.unionavenueopera.org.

UPCOMING

August 4
PARKS FOOD TRUCK FEST & CONCERT
Live music by PowerPlay; food trucks onsite (no coolers allowed); free admission; 5-8 p.m.; Laumeier Sculpture Park, 12580 Rott Road; for info, visit www.stlouisco.com/parksandrecreation.

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