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Friday, August 12, 2011

FORM Contemporary Design Show Highlights This Weekend's Art Openings

Posted By on Fri, Aug 12, 2011 at 8:00 AM

Come see this Jipsiboho sofa at FORM on Friday or Saturday. - COURTESY OF JIPSIBOHO
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  • Come see this Jipsiboho sofa at FORM on Friday or Saturday.

FORM Contemporary Design Show: More than 70 furniture-makers, light fixture-creators and other functional designers exhibit their work. VIP preview event from 7 to 11 p.m. on Friday, August 12 ($40 to $50 admission), and public reception from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, August 13 ($10 admission). Fri., Aug. 12; Sat., Aug. 13, $40-$50 Friday, $10 Saturday. Temtor, 8125 Michigan Ave., St. Louis.

Dreamscapes Finale: Final day of the Dreamscapes exhibition features curator discussions, tours and art-enjoyment soundtrack provided by KDHX DJs. Sat., Aug. 13, free. Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, 3716 Washington Blvd., St. Louis, 314-754-1850,

Fur Elise: This whimsical and charming show features items crafted from the fur-brushings of household pets and animal companions. Opening reception from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, August 13. Starting Aug. 13, Wednesdays-Saturdays. Continues through Aug. 22, free. White Flag Projects, 4568 Manchester Ave., St. Louis, 314-531-3442,

Patriotism: This juried exhibition of patriotic art is in conjunction with the Guitars for Vets Benefit. Aug. 12-Sept. 2, Free. Soulard Art Market, 2028 S. 12th St., St. Louis, 314-258-4299,

Sinners and Saints: A photographic exploration of the struggle between good and evil. Sun., Aug. 14, 1-3 p.m., free. Urban Eats Cafe & Bakery, 3301 Meramec St., St. Louis, 314-558-7580,

Skeleton Krewe Presents: Carnivale of Curiosities: The Carnivale of Curiosities is a unique art, music and entertainment event featuring Carnivale-themed and inspired artwork. There will be seances, bellydancing, sideshow and circus performing, fortune-telling and stilt-walking. Sat., Aug. 13, 8 p.m., $10. Koken Art Factory, 2500 Ohio Ave., St. Louis, 314-776-7600,

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