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ARTful HAPPENINGS December 2017

NEW EXHIBITS

Through December 8
CHINA: PAST & PRESENT
Photographs by Richard Sprengeler; part of the IPHF International Photography Collaborative; Schmidt Art Center, Southwestern Illinois College, 2500 Carlyle Avenue, Belleville, IL; for info, visit www.swic.edu/theschmidt.

Through January 1
GLASS ORNAMENT DISPLAY
Windows of Craft Alliance in the Loop; 6640 Delmar; for info, visit www.craftalliance.org.

Through January 20
ANDREA STANISLAV: COSMIST RECONSTRUCTIONS
Bruno David Gallery, 7513 Forsyth; for info, call 314-696-2377 or visit www.brunodavidgallery.com.

Through January 21

THOMAS STRUTH: NATURE & POLITICS
Main exhibition gallery, St. Louis Art Museum; admission fee; for info, visit www.slam.org.

Through February 4
CURRENTS 114: MATT SAUNDERS
Galleries 249 & 250; St. Louis Art Museum; for info, visit www.slam.org

Through March 3
LIVING PROOF: DRAWING IN 19th CENTURY JAPAN
Pulitzer Arts Foundation; Wednesday-Saturday; 3716 Washington Blvd; for info, pulitzerarts.org.

Through April 15
NEW MEDIA SERIES: BEN THORP BROWN
Gallery 301; St. Louis Art Museum; for info, visit www.slam.org.

December 8-January 18
MEMORY: JOY & LOSS
Part of the Art and Awareness Series; Framations Gallery, 218 N. Main Street in St. Charles; for info, call 636-724-8313 or visit www.framations.com.

FUN THINGS TO DO

December 1
FIRST FRIDAY IN GRAND CENTER
Open galleries & museums; free; 6-9 p.m.; for map & info, visit www.firstfridaysgrandcenter.org.

Through December 24
MISS BENNET: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLEY
The Repertory Theatre St. Louis; 130 Edgar Road; for info, call 314-968-4925 or visit www.repstl.org.

December 2
THE KITHARA DUO
Presented by St. Louis Classical Guitar Society; 8 p.m.; Ethical Society, 9001 Clayton; for info, call 314-567-5566 or visit www.guitarstlouis.net.

December 3
MISSOURI WOMEN’S CHORUS: SONGS OF THE BRITISH ISLES
3 p.m.; $15; Union Avenue Christian Church, 733 Union Blvd; for info, visit www.missouriwomenschorus.org.

December 3, 10, 17
CHRISTMAS WITH SANTA
Crafts, carols, visit with Santa; refreshments available; 9-11 a.m.; $15 per person; Foundry Art Centre, 520 N. Main Center in St. Charles; for ticket info, call 636-255-0270 or visit www.foundryartcentre.org.

December 3 & 10
NUTCRACKER TEA
2-4 p.m.; Foundry Art Centre, 520 N. Main Center in St. Charles; for ticket info, call 636-255-0270 or visit www.foundryartcentre.org.

December 4
GALLERY TALK: RENAISSANCE & BAROQUE PRINTS
With William Wallace (Bryant Distinguished Professor of Art History), and grad students; 5 p.m.; free; Mildred Lane Kemper Museum on Washington U. campus; for info, call 314-935-4523 or visit www.kempermuseum.wustl.edu.

December 7-17
AN UNFORGETTABLE NAT KING COLE CHRISTMAS
Performed by Evan Tyrone Martin; The Playhouse at Westport; for info, 314-544-1111 or visit www.playhouseatwestport.com.

December 8-23, 26-30

HANS BRINKER & THE SILVER SKATES
Presented by Metro Theater Company; matinees and evening performances; Grandel Theatre, 3610 Grand
el Square; for info, visit www.metroplays.org.

December 9
FAMILY WORKSHOP: SHAPES OF THE SEASON
Get into the holiday spirit with handmade clay ornaments; $45 for 1 adult with 1 child (age 4-12); 2-4 p.m.; Kranzberg Education Lab at Laumeier Sculpture Park, 12580 Rott Road; for info, call 314-615-5278 or visit www.laumeier.org.

December 15-17
THE LITTLE DANCER: LA MUSE
COCA, 524 Trinity Ave.; for info, call 314-725-6555 or visit www.cocastl.org.

December 15-23
THE NUTCRACKER
Presented by St. Louis Ballet; Touhill Center for Performing Arts on UMSL campus; for ticket info, visit www.stlouisballet.org.

December 16-17
SUGAR PLUM FAIRY LUNCHEON
Lee Theatre at the Touhill on UMSL campus; for ticket info, visit www.stlouisballet.org.

December 16
FAMILY WORKSHOP: TRIM THE TREES
1-3 p.m.; $20 for 1 adult with 1 child (age 4-12); outdoors; Kranzberg Education Lab at Laumeier Sculpture Park, 12580 Rott Road; for info, call 314-615-5278 or visit www.laumeier.org.

December 16
TEEN & ADULT WORKSHOP: BABY, IT’S COLD OUTSIDE
Transform your old sweaters into winter accessories; 1-4 p.m.; $45 (age 13-adult); Kranzberg Education Lab at Laumeier Sculpture Park, 12580 Rott Road; for info, call 314-615-5278 or visit www.laumeier.org.

December 16
ROCK ‘N ROLL HOLIDAY SHOW & COMIC BOOK RELEASE PARTY
Local musicians perform to benefit Metro Theater Company; $20; 2 p.m.; Grandel Theatre, 3610 Grandel Square; for info, visit www.metroplays.org.

December 16
12th ANNUAL HOLIDAY LOW BRASS PLAY-ALONG CONCERT
St. Louis Low Brass Collective; rehearsal 10-11 a.m.; performance noon-1 p.m.; free; Schoenberg Theater at Missouri Botanical Garden, 4344 Shaw; for info, call 314-577-5100 or visit www.stllbc.org.

December 19
BACH SOCIETY’S CHRISTMAS CANDLELIGHT CONCERT
7:30 p.m.; Powell Hall; for info, call 314-652-BACH or visit www.bachsociety.org.

December 22-23
A VERY MANLEY CHRISTMAS
Jim Manley’s Mad Brass & Rhythm, presented by Jazz St. Louis; Ferraro Jazz Bistro; for info, visit www.jazzstl.org.

December 22-24
TWILIGHT ZONE: SEASONAL EPISODES
7:30 p.m.; 3 episodes each night; free; Moore Auditorium on Webster University campus; 470 E. Lockwood; for info, call 314-246-7525.

December 27-28
LEA DeLARIA
Co-presented by Jazz St. Louis and The Cabaret Project of St. Louis; Ferraro Jazz Bistro; for info visit www.jazzstl.org.

December 27-January 28
SEMI-ANNUAL GALLERY SALE
Craft Alliance in the Loop; 6640 Delmar; for info, visit www.craftalliance.org.

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