With the new show at the St. Louis Artists' Guild (2 Oak Knoll Park, Clayton; 314-727-6266 or www.stlouisartistsguild.org), St. Louis is, in a sense, already borrowing from these faraway places. This exhibit -- which is also showing at St. Louis Community College-Meramec -- is called Sister Cities Digital: The Ink & Light International Exhibition, and it showcases digitally infused artworks by our brothers and sisters from half of our sister cities, and local work as well. Like Vestment 2004 (pictured) -- this piece is by the show's juror, René David Michel-Tràpaga. See his and the other works from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Sunday, June 19, opening, which features a jazz band and a few other exhibit openings, or anytime before August 6, when our sisters reclaim their art. -- Alison Sieloff
At the Webster Film Series
A frog with a dream. A bear in a Studebaker. An evil fast-food magnate who believes a frog's place is in the deep-fryer. The nonstop rockin' of Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem. And a guest appearance by Orson Welles. Good Lord, is there anything better than The Muppet Movie? How about seeing it on the big screen? Director James Frawley's 1979 classic screens at 1 p.m. in the Moore Auditorium on the campus of Webster University (470 East Lockwood Avenue). Kids twelve and younger get in free with an adult's $5 admission; call 314-968-7487 for more information. And if a big yellow bird tries to flag you down, do offer him a ride. -- Brooke Foster
The SLSO Says Hello
To Brancusi and Serra
It's been said that talking about music is like dancing about architecture. But what about combining the two -- playing music about architecture and art? That's the gist behind the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra's ongoing chamber-concert series at the Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts (3716 Washington Boulevard; 314-754-1850 or www.pulitzerarts.org): exploring the structure's physical space (designed by world-famous Japanese architect Tadao Ando) and visual-arts exhibitions through different contemporary musical compositions.
The final performance of this season's three-part series takes place at 7 p.m. with a program of twentieth-century works by Eastern European composers György Ligeti, György Kurtág and Béla Bartók -- pieces intended to complement not just Ando's building design but also the Foundation's current exhibition, Brancusi and Serra in Dialogue. Tickets are $20 each and can be purchased online at www.slso.org or by visiting the symphony's box office at Powell Symphony Hall (718 North Grand Boulevard; 314-534-1700). -- Rose Martelli
See the Beast
You really miss that awesome TV show Beauty and the Beast, don't you? Well, if you're sitting in the back of a Muny-in-Forest-Park crowd like the one pictured above, you can maybe imagine that the theater's Beauty and the Beast production is just like that late-'80s program instead of the Disney version -- after all, there will be a human playing the Beast. And even if your Ron Perlman fan-club membership prevents you from dreaming, this is a Muny premiere, so you should be there. Opening night is Monday, June 20, and the show continues at 8:15 p.m. nightly through June 29 (www.muny.com). Tickets cost $8 to $58; call MetroTix (314-534-1111) to order. -- Alison Sieloff
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