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ARTful Happenings January 2020

NEW EXHIBITS

Through April 26
JAPANESE ART OF THE RINPA SCHOOL
Gallery 225; St. Louis Art Museum; for info, visit www.slam.org.

Through June 7
JAVANESE BATIK TEXTILES
Gallery 100; St. Louis Art Museum; for info, visit www.slam.org.

January 4-February 29
EXPRESSIONS OF PURE JOY
Opening reception January 17, 5-8 p.m.; Green Door Art Gallery, 21 N. Gore; for info, visit www.greendoorartgallery.com.

January 17-April 19
LIZ JOHNSON ARTUR: DUSHA
DEREK FORDJOUR: SHELTER
MARINA ZURKOW: THE THIRSTY BIRD
ARTREACH: VASHON HIGH SCHOOL
Spring Exhibitions opening reception, 7-9 p.m.; Contemporary Art Museum, 3750 Washington; for info, visit www.camstl.org.

January 18
VISITA GUIADA EN ENSPANOL (Exhibition Tour in Spanish)
1 p.m.; Pulitzers Arts Foundation; 3716 Washington; for info, visit www.pulitzerarts.org.

January 18-February 12
HEAVEN & EARTH
Original works by 59 area artists; opening reception, 5-7 p.m.; Art St. Louis Gallery, 1223 Pine; for info, visit www.artstlouis.org.

January 18-February 22
LESLIE LASKY: AMARYLLIS LAND
DAMON FREED: STRUCTURE & VOID
RYAN ECKERT: THIS IS ROMANCE
ANDREA STANISLAV: BLOW AWAY
(New Media Room)
KELLEY JOHNSON: SCULPTURE (Window on Forsyth)
Opening reception, 6-8 p.m.; Bruno David Gallery, 7513 Forsyth; for info, visit www.brunodavidgallery.com.

FUN THINGS TO DO

January 4-5
MUNY AUDITION WORKSHOP
For ages 9-13 & 14-18; 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; $25; for info, visit www.themuny.org.

January 4
EVERYBODY STREET
January 18
STREETWISE FILM & LECTURE
1:30 p.m.; International Photography Hall of Fame & Museum, 3415 Olive; for info, visit www.iphf.org.

January 5 – onward
ST. LOUIS AQUARIUM AT UNION STATION
(Maybe not part of the arts, but I want everyone to visit here!) Begins regular hours, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sun-Wed; 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Thurs-Sat; for info, visit www.stlouisaquarium.com.

January 5, 12, 19, 26
FAMILY SUNDAYS: UNIQUE TECHNIQUES
Free family art activities; 1-4 p.m.; St. Louis Art Museum in Forest Park; for info, visit www.slam.org.

January 8-February 2
MOJADA: A MEDEA IN LOS ANGELES
The Rep, 130 Edgar Road; for info, visit www.repstl.org or call 314-968-4925.

January 8-26
TWO TRAINS RUNNING
Presented by The Black Rep; Edison Theatre on Washington U. campus; for info, visit www.theblackrep.org or call 314-534-3810.

January 10
UMSL UNIVERSITY SINGERS & ARIANNA STRING QUARTET
8 p.m.; St. Louis Cathedral Basilica, 4431 Lindell; for info, visit www.cathedralconcerts.org.

January 17
MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. CELEBRATION
Keynote address on abstract art by black artists & social justice, musical performance; 7-8:30 p.m.; free, but tickets required; Farrell Auditorium at St. Louis Art Museum; for info, visit www.slam.org.

January 17
CONCERT: RUTHIE FOSTER
With special guest Clayton Jones; Sheldon Concert Hall, 3648 Washington; for info, visit www.thesheldon.org.

January 18-19
JEAN-YVES THIBAUDET PLAYS LISZT
8 p.m., 3 p.m. respectively; Powell Hall, 718 N. Grand; for info, visit www.slso.org.

January 20-21
SPECIAL BLEND: MAK GRGIC with CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY OF ST. LOUIS
Presented by St. Louis Classical Guitar; 7:30 p.m.; The Sheldon Ballroom, 3648 Washington; for info, visit www.stlclassicalguitar.org.

January 21
11th ANNUAL LOW BRASS GALA CONCERT
7:30 p.m.; The Schlafly Tap Room, 2100 Locust; for info, visit www.stllbc.org.

January 22-February 9
THE THANKSGIVING PLAY
The Rep Studio Theatre, 130 Edgar Road; for info, visit www.repstl.org.

January 23-25
STAR WARS: THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK IN CONCERT
Live score performed by St. Louis Symphony Orchestra with film; 7 p.m. (2 p.m. Sunday); Powell Hall, 718 N. Grand; for info, visit www.slso.org.

January 24
NORTH CITY DEANERY CHOIR CONCERT
Sacred, spiritual and gospel music; free; 8 p.m.; St. Louis Cathedral Basilica, 4431 Lindell; for info, visit www.cathedralconcerts.org.

January 24
COLORED FRAMES: A VISUAL DOCUMENTARY
Film; 7-8 p.m.; free but ticket required; Farrell Auditorium, St. Louis Art Museum; for info, visit www.slam.org.

January 24-March 21
FLANAGAN’S WAKE
Fridays & Saturdays; The Playhouse at Westport; use Code METROF for ticket discount; info, visit www.PlayhouseAtWestport.com.

January 24
COMEDY NIGHT: DAVID GRAHAM
6 p.m. Artist Hour, show at 7 p.m.; Foundry Art Center, 520 N. Main Street in St. Charles; for info, visit www.foundryartcentre.org.

January 28-29
ST. LOUIS SYMPHONY: LIVE AT THE PULITZER
Doors open 6:30 p.m., concert 7:30 p.m.; limited seating ($23 reserved seating); Pulitzer Arts Foundation, 3716 Washington; for info, visit www.pulitzerarts.org.

January 29-February 15
DRESS THE PART
Shakespeare Festival of St. Louis presents a new musical by the hip-hop collective Q Brothers; The Ready Room, 4195 Manchester; for info, visit www.sfstl.org.

January 31
ON THE TRAIL OF BIG CATS
National Geographic Live, co-presented with St. Louis Science Center; 7:30 p.m., Touhill Performing Arts Center on UMSL campus; for info, visit www.touhill.org or call 314-516-4969.

January 31
COFFEE CONCERT: SLEEPING BEAUTY
St. Louis Symphony Orchestra; 10:30 a.m.; Powell Hall, 718 N. Grand; for info, visit www.slso.org.

January 31
THE SHELDON’S CITY OF MUSIC ALL-STAR CHORUS
Performance at St. Louis Cathedral Basilica; free; 8 p.m.; St. Louis Cathedral Basilica, 4431 Lindell; for info, visit www.cathedralconcerts.org.

January 31
12th ANNUAL TRIVIA NIGHT AT THE SHELDON
Benefits The Sheldon’s Educational programs; 7 p.m.; The Sheldon Concert Hall, 3648 Washington; for info, visit www.thesheldon.org.

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