Maurice L. Hirsch Jr. (or Bud) is not the kind of guy who can say that during his life he did one thing, and he did that one thing well. But not because he wasn't successful in business — he's a founder of the Waterway car-wash chain — but because he's been fortunate enough to excel in many diverse fields, including horsemanship, poetry, college-level teaching and photography. You can witness one of Hirsch's recent accomplishments and learn more about his life at 7 p.m. on Saturday and at 1 p.m. on Sunday (December 8 and 9) during his concert poetry reading, Change, the Subject: 67 years (a)bridged. Carol Kaplan-Lyss accompanies Hirsch on the piano, and a reception follows each performance. Admission to Change, the Subject, which is held on the fourth floor of the Centene Center for Arts & Education (3547 Olive Street), costs $15; purchase your tickets by calling Chesterfield Arts at 636-519-1955.
Dec. 8-9, 2007