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Storytelling with Jess T. Dugan, Vanessa Fabbre and Sage

Fri., Sept. 21, 6-8 p.m.
phone 314-696-8678
margaret@projects-gallery.com
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Join SAGE of PROMO Fund and the Metro Trans Umbrella Group of St. Louis for a special storytelling event at projects+gallery, organized in conjunction with the exhibition 'To Survive on This Shore: Photographs and Interviews with Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Older Adults', based on the five year project by photographer Jess T. Dugan and social worker Vanessa Fabbre. Free

Projects + Gallery (map)
4733 McPherson Ave
St. Louis - Central West End
phone 314-696-8678

100 Boots: Aditi Machado and Geoffrey G. O’Brien

Fri., Sept. 21, 7 p.m.
phone 314-754-1850
jmeade@pulitzerarts.org
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The 100 Boots Poetry Series presents readings by a range of emerging, mid-career, and established poets from St. Louis and across the United States. Co-organized by Jessica Baran, poet and Associate Director of Curatorial and Program Development at Barrett Barrera & Projects Plus Gallery; and Ted Mathys, poet and educator at St. Louis University. Limited-edition broadsides, created by artist Sage Dawson, will be available for free to audience members, and a selection of the poets’ books are for sale courtesy of Left Bank Books. The first event of the season features readings by poets Aditi Machado and Geoffrey G. O’Brien. free

https://pulitzerarts.org/program/100-boots-aditi-machado-and-geoffrey-g-obrien/
Pulitzer Arts Foundation (map)
3716 Washington Blvd.
St. Louis - Grand Center
phone 314-754-1850

African Market

Sat., Sept. 22, 2-5 p.m.
expeditionsubsahara@gmail.com

All are invited to celebrate with an authentic African market right here in St. Louis. Put together by Expedition Subsahara on a mission to connect cultures. What a better way to connect cultures then to taste, smell, feel and be surrounded by it? Guests will have the opportunity to get a glimpse of what an open-air market is like in Senegal, complete with a traditional beverages and snacks, fashion, and music — staples in any Senegalese market. Come shop the artisan goods, from clutches/wallets to baskets, tablewear and jewelry that will make you and your conscience smile. Free

https://www.facebook.com/events/2195902537308740/
Bowood Farms (map)
4605 Olive St.
St. Louis - Central West End
phone 314-454-6868

Demonstration Garden Tour

Sat., Sept. 22, 10-11 a.m.
phone 314-588-9600
outreach@gatewaygreening.org
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Visit Gateway Greening's Demonstration Garden on Bell Avenue and learn about some of the growing techniques used in St. Louis urban gardening. This tour is open to the public, and no RSVP is required. We will start promptly at 10:00am, so give yourself time to arrive early. Please help us to continue to provide tours and other educational events around St. Louis by contributing a $5 suggested donation. $5 Suggested Donation

Riverbend Public Art

Sept. 22-Dec. 21, 2-5 p.m.
mkellerpaint@gmail.com
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Riverbend, a public art installation, opens at the Gateway Arch National Park September 22, 2-5pm with activity for kids and adults, the Sappington Creek Bluegrass Band and food trucks. The 100-foot-long artwork, made of silver, mirror-like material that references the Arch, shows the navigable Missouri River, highlighting it as the primary means of Westward Expansion and Gateway to the West for Lewis and Clark and many others. Riverbend will represent the confluence with the Mississippi on the east and extend westward. Artist Margaret Keller won the Critical Mass for the Visual Arts Public Works Project commission to create this artwork. Free

http://www.margarekellerstudio.com
Gateway Arch (map)
200 Washington Ave.
St. Louis - Riverfront
phone 877-982-1410

Matthew Horace

Tue., Sept. 25, 7 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Books welcomes internationally-recognized law enforcement and security contributor Matthew Horace, who will sign and discuss his new book, "The Black and the Blue: A Cop Reveals the Crimes, Racism, and Injustice in America's Law Enforcement"! This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of "The Black and the Blue" from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line. Matthew Horance, a CNN contributor and former police officer at the federal, state, and local level, offers a searing indictment of America's law enforcement. Free

https://www.left-bank.com/event/matthew-horace

Free Sunrise Yoga in Kiener Plaza

Tuesdays, 7-8 a.m. Continues through Oct. 16
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Yoga Buzz is teaming up with Gateway Arch Park Foundation to host FREE yoga classes in Kiener Plaza. Join Yoga Buzz instructors for a rise and shine flow at the new Kiener Plaza! We will lead you through a 45-minute, all levels class to start your day off right. Enjoy some smooth tunes while you bend and breathe with the sunrise. After class, enjoy an iced coffee courtesy of Kaldi's coffee. Help Kaldi's reduce waste by bringing your own reusable cup or mug! Free

http://www.archpark.org/yoga

Happy Hour With A Purpose

Wed., Sept. 26, 5-8 p.m.
vhunt@bbbsemo.org
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ANEW + Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri's Happy Hour series occurring once a month on Wednesday from 5 pm to 8 pm. Each Happy Hour partners with another local non-profit organization working to make the region a better place to live. This month we're partnering with Diversity Awareness Partnership, Launch St. Louis, Forward Through Ferguson, and Cultural Leadership. Join us for fun, music, and education! Open to the public | Cash bar 21+ | Live Music by Torrey Casey & the Southside Hustle | Complementary snacks meetanew.com Free

https://www.facebook.com/events/316180708938710/

Marc Perrusquia

Wed., Sept. 26, 7 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Books welcomes journalist Marc Perrusquia, who will sign and discuss his new book, "A Spy in Canaan: How the FBI Used a Famous Photographer to Infiltrate the Civil Rights Movement"! This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of "A Spy in Canaan" from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line. Only Ernest Withers, a key figure in the civil rights movement, could have delivered such iconic photographs—and the kind of information the FBI wanted. "A Spy in Canaan" explores Withers' life, complex motivations, and legacy. Free

https://www.left-bank.com/event/marc-perrusquia
Left Bank Books (map)
399 N Euclid Ave
St. Louis - Central West End
phone 314-367-6731
Marc Perrusquia

Andrew Smith

Thu., Sept. 27, 7 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Books welcomes award-winning young adult author Andrew Smith, who will sign and discuss his new novel, "Rabbit & Robot"! This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of "Rabbit & Robot" from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line. Told with Andrew Smith’s signature dark humor, "Rabbit & Robot" tells the story of Cager Messer, a boy who’s stranded on his father’s lunar-cruise utopia with insane robots. Smith, Printz Honor author of "Grasshopper Jungle," will make you laugh, cry, and consider what it really means to be human. Free

https://www.left-bank.com/event/andrew-smith
Left Bank Books (map)
399 N Euclid Ave
St. Louis - Central West End
phone 314-367-6731
Andrew Smith

Don Marsh

Fri., Sept. 28, 7 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Join St. Louis on the Air host Don Marsh and SLUCare geriatrician Dr. John Morley for a conversation about Don’s new book "Coming of Age, Liver Spots and All: A Humorous Look at the Wonders of Getting Old." A reception and book signing will follow. This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. Register at bit.ly/2w1KKcO. Free

https://www.left-bank.com/event/don-marsh

Jonathan Auxier

Sat., Sept. 29, 4 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Books welcomes bestselling children's author Jonathan Auxier, who will sign and discuss his new novel for middle readers, "Sweep: The Story of a Girl and her Monster"! This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of "Sweep" from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line. "Sweep" is the story of a girl and her monster by one of today’s most powerful storytellers, a heartrending adventure about the everlasting gifts of friendship and hope. Free

https://www.left-bank.com/event/jonathan-auxier
Left Bank Books (map)
399 N Euclid Ave
St. Louis - Central West End
phone 314-367-6731
Jonathan Auxier

Passport to Korea

Sun., Sept. 30, 1-4 p.m.
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Presented in collaboration with the St. Louis Art Museum as part of the museum’s Family Sundays program, this event offers a chance to make traditional Korean arts and crafts, learn about the Korean alphabet, play games and more. Watch K-Pop dance performances from the Pyro Dance Team, and hear Korean stories in the storytelling corner. Free tours of the museum’s Korean art collection also available. Free

https://www.facebook.com/events/258859251630341/

An Evening with Martin Riker & Danielle Dutton

Tue., Oct. 2, 7 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Books welcomes St. Louis authors and Dorothy Press co-founders Martin Riker and Danielle Dutton, who will read from and sign their new books, "Samuel Johnson's Eternal Return" and "SPRAWL"! This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of "Samuel Johnson's Eternal Return" or "SPRAWL" from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line. For more information, please visit left-bank.com/event/riker-dutton. Free

https://www.left-bank.com/event/riker-dutton
Left Bank Books (map)
399 N Euclid Ave
St. Louis - Central West End
phone 314-367-6731
An Evening with Martin Riker & Danielle Dutton

Carol Ferring Shepley

Thu., Oct. 4, 7 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Books welcomes award-winning St. Louis author Carol Ferring Shepley, who will sign and discuss the second edition of "St. Louis: An Illustrated Timeline," at this official Launch Party event! This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of "St. Louis: An Illustrated Timeline" from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line. With vignettes and vintage photographs, this second edition of "St. Louis: An Illustrated Timeline" delves deeper into the mix of politics, personality and culture that make up the Gateway City. Free

https://www.left-bank.com/event/carol-shepley
Left Bank Books (map)
399 N Euclid Ave
St. Louis - Central West End
phone 314-367-6731
Carol Ferring Shepley
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