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Ed Wheatley: Baseball in St. Lou: From Brownie Bits to Incredible Cardinals

Thu., Aug. 23, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
phone 314-535-1999

11:30am Arrival/Book Signing 12 Noon Lunch 12:15pm Lecture 12:45pm Q and A 1pm Book Signing Lunch and Lecture with Ed Wheatley, author of “The Browns” and his newest book “Incredible Cardinals” Wheatley will be joined Ed Mickelson, who played for the St. Louis Browns and Cardinals. Books are available for purchase at IPHF. The lecture is $25 Members of IPHF/$35 Non Members Enroll by phone 314-535-1999 or email $25 Members of IPHF/$35 Non Members

Sunken Cities Behind-the-Scenes

Fri., Aug. 24, 7-8 p.m. and Sun., Aug. 26, 2-3 p.m.
phone 314.721.0072
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Friday, August 24, 7 pm Sunday, August 26, 2 pm The Farrell Auditorium $5 (free for Members) Get a behind-the-scenes look with Lisa Çakmak, associate curator of ancient art, and Jeanette Fausz, director of collections and exhibitions, who will talk about the planning and coordination required to bring more than 200 precious and colossal artifacts to St. Louis. $5 (free for Members)
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Doug Feldmann

Sat., Aug. 25, 1-2 p.m.
phone 314-821-5770

Whitey Herzog was given free rein to rebuild the club in order to embrace the new running game trend in the majors. With an aggressive style of play and an unconventional approach to personnel moves, he catapulted the Cardinals back into prominence and defined a new age of baseball in St. Louis. In "Whitey Herzog Builds a Winner: The St. Louis Cardinals 1979-1982," Doug Feldman explains how Herzog made it happen. Doug Feldmann is a professor in the College of Education at Northern Kentucky University and a former scout for the Cincinnati Reds, Seattle Mariners, and San Diego Padres. free
Kirkwood Public Library (map)
140 E. Jefferson
phone 314-821-5770

Scott Rovak: Sports Photography & the Gear We Use

Sat., Sept. 1, 1:30 p.m.
phone 314-535-1999
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Saturday, September 1st, 2018, 1:30pm As sports photographers, we use a variety of cameras and lenses to photograph defining moments in sport. In this lecture Scott Rovak will show images from his past 34 years as a sports photographer. With a wide range of images, he will share how to capture these moments of dejection and jubilation, and everything in between and discuss how you can use remote cameras to photograph an event from multiple angles at the same time. The lecture is $5 Members of IPHF/$10 Non Members Enroll by phone 314-535-1999 or email $5 Members of IPHF/$10 Non Members

Artist Talk: Sanford Biggers

Thu., Sept. 6, 6:30 p.m.

Academy of American Arts and Letters award-winner Sanford Biggers discusses his practice.

A Conversation on Jean-Michel Basquiat

Sat., Sept. 8, 11 a.m.

Basquiat's former roommate Alexis Adler is joined by MCA Denver curator Nora Burnett Abrams, performer Felice Rosser, and critic and curator Carlo McCormick for a discussion of the artist's life, art, and times.

State of Play: Reproductive Justice, The Supreme Court and What Comes Next

Sat., Sept. 8, 5-7 p.m.
phone 314-531-7526
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Please join us for an informative and spirited panel discussion featuring top legal minds. Panelists will discuss legal precedent and the current state of the Supreme Court, with key takeaways for current and future advocacy work for reproductive rights. Proceeds to benefit Advocates of Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region and Southwest Missouri. $100.00-$500.00
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The Cheshire (map)
6300 Clayton Road
Richmond Heights
phone 314-647-7300

Get Rockin' with Plants with Marcia Tatroe

Sat., Oct. 20, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
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Join us for two special back-to-back presentations by renowned author and photographer Marcia Tatroe. Her two presentations—“Rockin’ with Cacti and Succulents” and “Going Beyond Alpines—Expanding Your Plant Palette”—will focus on garden design, rock gardening, xeriscape, and native plants. Hosted by the Henry Shaw Cactus and Succulent Society and the Gateway Rock Garden Society Free

Artist Talk: SUPERFLEX

Thu., Oct. 25, 6:30 p.m.
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Members of the Danish art collective SUPERFLEX discuss their multidimensional practice and the video installation European Union Mayotte with CAM Chief Curator Wassan Al-Khudhairi.

Town Hall: For Freedoms

Thu., Nov. 1, 6:30 p.m.

For Freedomws: The 50 State Initiative was begun by artists Hank Willis Thomas and Eric Gottesman to show what democracy looks like through art and arts institutions. Speakers at this town hall event will include For freedoms co-founder Thomas and Nicole Hudson, a former consultant with the Ferguson Commission and current Assistant Vice Chancellor for the Academy for Diversity and Inclusion at Washington University. They explore the power of protest and the ballot on the eve of midterm elections. To learn more visit

Fred Gray: Bus Ride to Justice

Mon., Nov. 5, 7:30-9:30 p.m.
phone 618-650-2626

Fred David Gray is a nationally recognized civil rights attorney. After earning his law degree in 1954, the young attorney was thrust into the national spotlight in 1955 when he represented Rosa Parks after her arrest for refusing to give up her seat on a Montgomery city bus. The incident sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott, and Mr. Gray went on to serve as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s first civil rights attorney. With a legal career that has spanned more than half a century, Mr. Gray has won multiple landmark civil rights cases. $20
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Morris University Center (map)
Southern Illinois University
Collinsville/ Edwardsville
phone 618-650-5555
Fred Gray: Bus Ride to Justice

PostSecret Live

Sat., March 2, 8 p.m.
phone 314-516-4949

Frank Warren is the most trusted stranger in America. He’s creator of the The PostSecret Project - a collection of intimately personal and artistic postcards mailed anonymously from individuals worldwide, sharing personal secrets. At times hilarious and heartbreaking, the secrets reflect complex issues that many of us struggle with: intimacy, trust, meaning, humor, and desire. $28-$65
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Blanche M Touhill Performing Arts Center (map)
1 University Dr at Natural Bridge Road
North St. Louis County
phone 314-516-4949
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