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ARTful Happenings October 2019

ONGOING EXHIBITS

Through October 26
SOFT SCRUB
Works by 9 artists; The Luminary, 2701 Cherokee; www.theluminary.com.

Through October 31
JOY YARBROUGH SOLO ART EXHIBIT
Longview Farm Park; 13525 Clayton Road.

Through December 9
HOWARD BARRY: INERTIA
JANE CALVIN: CHICAGO COTTAGES
Gallery 210 on UMSL campus; for info, visit www.gallery210.umsl.edu.

Through December 15
GRATITUDE
Works of special meaning to MOCRA’s recently retired founding director Fr. Terrence Dempsey; MOCRA on St. Louis University campus; for info, visit www.mocra@slu.edu.

Through December 29
PLASTICS: THE FUTURE THEN… AND NOW
St. Louis University Museum of Art; 3663 Lindell; for info, visit www.museumsandgalleries@slu.edu.

Through May 31
THE CIVIL WAR IMAGINED & REAL
Prints and artifacts; Pius XII Memorial Library on St. Louis University campus; for info, visit www.lib.slu.edu.

NEW EXHIBITS

October 1-December 1
WHO IS GOD? LIGHT OF THE WORLD MIDWEST EXHIBIT
Works by 18 artists; opening reception October 5, 1-5 p.m.; Union Avenue Christian Church, 733 N. Union; for info, visit www.union-avenue.org/arts.

October 4-December 6
THE BEST OF CONTEMPORARY QUILTS
Opening reception, 5:30-8 p.m., $5; Foundry Art Centre, 520 N. Main in St. Charles; for info, visit www.foundryartcentre.org/quilt-national-19.

October 4
BEA NETTLES: HARVEST OF MEMORY (through Dec. 28)
IT’S NOT YOU: IT’S ME: A DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE (through Nov.30)
ST. LOUIS, A MUSICAL GATEWAY: AFRICA (through Apr. 11)
KRISTEN PETERSON-VISUAL DELIGHTS: PHOTOGRAPHS & ALTERED BOOKS
INVENT A MUSICAL INSTRUMENT-SELECTIONS FROM THE SHELDON’S SOLID PROGRAM (through Jan. 25)
Opening reception 5-7 p.m.; Sheldon Art Galleries, 3648 Washington; for info, visit www.thesheldon.org.

FUN THINGS TO DO

Through October 20
STARBUCKS/MUSIC FOR LIFELONG LEARNING INSTRUMENT DRIVE
Accepting donations of new or used musical instruments; for list of donation locations and info, visit www.supportmfla.org.

October 3-5
SUCH SWEET THUNDER
Duke Ellington’s 12-part composition presented by Shakespeare Festival St. Louis, The Big Muddy Dance Company, Jazz St. Louis and the Nine Network of Public Media; 8 p.m.; Public Media Commons in Grand Center; free but reservations recommended at www.sfstl.com/ellington.

October 3-6, 10-13
THE AGITATORS
Presented by Upstream Theatre, Kranzberg Art Centre, 501 N. Grand; for info, call 314-669-6382.

October 4
BACHTOBERFEST
Presented by Bach Society of St. Louis; music, beer, wine, food; $30; 6-9 p.m.; Anheuser-Busch Biergarten, 1200 Lynch Street; for info, visit www.bachsociety.org.

October 4-6
BEST OF MISSOURI MARKET
Art, food, music and more; 130 vendors; Missouri Botanical Garden, 4344 Shaw; for info, visit www.mobot.org/market.

October 4-6
NINE SINATRA SONGS BY TWYLA THARP
Presented by Saint Louis Ballet; with George Balanchine’s Concerto Barocco; Touhill Center for Performing Arts on UMSL campus; for info, visit www.stlouisballet.org.

October 5
LILY AFSHAR CONCERT
Presented by St. Louis Classical Guitar Society; 8 p.m.; Ethical Society, 9001 Clayton; for info, visit www.stlclassicalguitar.org.

October 5-6
ST. LOUIS CHILDREN’S CHOIRS CONCERT
7 p.m. and 3 p.m. respectively; $12, free for children; Purser Center on Logan University campus; for info, visit www.slccsing.org.

October 6
FAMILY CONCERT: MUSIC WITHOUT BOUNDARIES
St. Louis Symphony Orchestra conducted by Gemma New; 3 p.m.; Powell Hall, 718 N. Grand; for info, call 314-534-1700 or visit www.slso.org.

October 6
FAMILY SUNDAY: LATINX HERITAGE FESTIVAL
Free; 1-4 p.m.; St. Louis Art Museum; for info, visit www.slam.org.

October 6
LECTURE: MYCENAE & MYCENAEAN AGE: HOMERIC HEROES
By Dimitri Nakassis (Professor of Classics, University of Colorado); free; 2-3 p.m.; Farrell Auditorium, St. Louis Art Museum; for info, visit www.slam.org.

October 11
A TRIBUTE TO ARETHA FRANKLIN
IN UNISON Chorus with St. Louis Symphony Orchestra; 7:30 p.m.; Powell Hall, 718 N. Grand; for info, visit www.slso.org.

October 11-13
16th ANNUAL ART IN THE PARK
Art & crafts; Lindendale Park in Highland, Ill.; for info, visit www.highlandartscouncil.org.

October 12-13
THE GIRL WHO SWALLOWED A CACTUS
Presented by Metro Theater Company; FREE, public performance; 2 p.m.; Missouri History Museum; for info, visit www.metrotheater.org.

October 13, 20, 27
FAMILY SUNDAY: ENGAGE YOUR SENSES
Free; 1-4 p.m.; St. Louis Art Museum; for info, visit www.slam.org.

October 16-November 10
THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT
The Repertory Theatre, 130 Edgar Road; for info, visit www.repstl.org.

October 17
MAT KEARNEY: CITY OF BLACK & WHITE REVISITED ACOUSTIC TOUR
8 p.m.; The Sheldon, 3648 Washington; for info, visit www.thesheldon.org.

October 18
FIBER FLIGHT
Textile demos, food, wine, art; 6-9 p.m.; $44; Foundry Art Centre, 520 N. Main in St. Charles; for info, visit www.foundryartcentre.org.

October 18
BRICKS 4 KIDZ PARENTS’ NIGHT OUT
Create mosaics & build with Legos; for children ages 6-11; 5:30-7:30 p.m.; $26 residents/$30 nonresidents, includes pizza; for info, visit www.desperesmo.org/992/Bricks4Kidz-LEGO.

October 18-20A
DECEMBER ‘63
Music of Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons; Playhouse at Westport; for info, visit www.playhouseatwestport.com.

October 18-20, 25-27
MARY POPPINS: THE BROADWAY MUSICAL
Touhill Performing Arts Center on UMSL campus; for info, visit www.touhill.org.

October 19
FILM: THE NEW BAUHAUS
2-4 p.m.; $5; Farrell Auditorium, St. Louis Art Museum; for info, visit www.slam.org.

October 23
LECTURE: AI WEIWEI: BETWEEN MAO & WARHOL
John J. Curley, Associate Professor Modern & Contemporary Art/Wake Forest University;
6:30 p.m.; free; Mildred Lane Kemper Museum on Washington U. campus; for info, visit www.kemperartmuseum.wustl.edu.

October 23
SUICIDE GIRLS: BLACKHEART BURLESQUE
9 p.m.; The Sheldon, 3648 Washington; for info, visit www.thesheldon.org.

October 25
SLAM UNDERGROUND: DUTCH
Art-making for adults, cocktails, music; 7-10 p.m.; free; St. Louis Art Museum; for info, visit www.slam.org.

October 25
HOWL & PROWL FEST & OPEN MIC
Free, family-friendly activities & games for kids, teens & adults; 4-9 p.m.; kids’costume parade at 6; Open Mic 6:30-9 p.m.; St. Louis Community College at Wildwood; for info, email wwcampuslife@stlcc.edu.

October 25-26
WEAVERS’ GUILD OF ST. LOUIS ANNUAL SALE
First Congregational Church, 10 W. Lockwood; for info, visit www.weaversguildstl.org.

October 25-27
HARRY POTTER & THE HALF-BLOOD PRINCE IN CONCERT
Film accompanied by St. Louis Symphony Orchestra; Powell Hall, 718 N. Grand; for info, visit www.slso.org.

October 26
ARTURO SANDOVAL WITH JANE MONHEIT
Benefit for The Sheldon; 8 p.m.; 3648 Washington; for info, visit www.thesheldon.org.

October 27
THE BACH SOCIETY: MOZART’S REQUIEM
3 p.m.; First Presbyterian Church in Kirkwood; for info, visit www.bachsociety.org.

October 27
HARLEM QUARTET: ALMOST MY LAST & ONLY
Concert; 2-3 p.m.; $10; Farrell Auditorium, St. Louis Art Museum; for info, visit www.slam.org.

October 29
THE FOUR ITALIAN TENORS
8 p.m.; Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis, 4431 Lindell; for info, visit www.cathedralconcerts.org.

October 29-November 24
DIXIE’S TUPPERWARE PARTY
Playhouse at Westport; for info, visit www.playhouseatwestport.com.

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