RAW is an international arts organization dedicated to providing a platform for emerging creative artists in all fields, from performing arts to music to fashion. Tonight from 8 p.m. to midnight at the Coliseum (2619 Washington Avenue; www.rawartists.org/stlouis), RAW St. Louis presents its inaugural event, Awakening. Participating artists include Swords & Roses, an all-female, singing-pirate themed stunt show; Ashley Hughes' Civilized Villain fashion designs; And the photography of Christina Kling-Garrett, among many others. Austin Pheiffer hosts the artistic buffet, and DJ Absolutely provides the soundtrack. Admission is $15 to $20, and cocktail attire is required. You must be 21 or older with ID to enter.
Thu., Feb. 27, 8 p.m.-midnight, 2014