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An Evening with Bill Nye, the Science Guy, and Environmentalist Carl Pope

Mon., April 23, 7-8 p.m.

The Saint Louis Climate Summit’s keynote event will feature Bill Nye and Carl Pope. Bill Nye, science educator, mechanical engineer, bestselling author, and host of the Emmy-nominated Bill Nye Saves the World on Netflix, is a man with a mission: to help foster a scientifically literate society and to help people everywhere understand and appreciate the science that makes our world work. Pope is a veteran environmental leader and the coauthor of the 2017 bestselling-book, Climate of Hope: How Cities, Businesses, coauthored by Michael Bloomberg. $15.00 (half price for area student and teachers)

http://stlclimatesummit.org
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Chaifetz Arena (map)
1 S. Compton Ave.
St. Louis - Midtown
phone 314-977-5000
An Evening with Bill Nye, the Science Guy, and Environmentalist Carl Pope

Then and Now: Apprentice Journeys with Deb Swanegan

Tue., May 1, 7 p.m.
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The St. Louis Storytelling Festival is proud to partner with The Missouri Folk Arts Program on this event. Missouri Folk Arts Program is an organization that builds cross-cultural understanding by documenting, sustaining and presenting Missouri’s living folk arts and folk life. As part of their "Then and Now: Apprentice Journeys" program highlighting traditional artists in their journey from apprentice to master, Director Lisa Higgins will interview Deb Swanegan in a live oral history.

https://kdhx.ticketfly.com/event/1631823-then-now-apprentice-journeys-st-louis/
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The Stage at KDHX (map)
3524 Washington Ave
St. Louis - Grand Center
phone 314-925-7543, ext. 815
Then and Now: Apprentice Journeys with Deb Swanegan

Gallery Talk with Clearly Human III and Curated Gallery artists

Wed., May 2, 7-8:30 p.m.
phone 314-727-6266
bryan@stlouisartistsguild.org
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Join the juried artists participating in Clearly Human III and the Curated Gallery artists as they discuss their work in Clearly Human III and the Curated Gallery. Clearly Human is a comprehensive look at the many ways of representing the human figure, from traditional to contemporary, realistic to fanciful, beautiful to unsettling. The exhibit presents a diverse view of humanity representing subjects varying greatly in gender, age, ethnicity, and nationality. Participating artists use the figure to explore a wide variety of themes, including definitions of beauty, perceptions of history, relationships with nature, and moments of everyday life. FREE

https://www.stlouisartistsguild.org/current-exhibitions/
St. Louis Artists' Guild (map)
12 N Jackson Ave
Clayton
phone 314-727-6266
Gallery Talk with Clearly Human III and Curated Gallery artists

Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Squishing Rocks to Study Earth’s Interior

Mon., May 7, 7-8:30 p.m.
phone 314-533-8586
nbachmann@academyofsciencestl.org

@ Saint Louis County Library Natural Bridge Branch, 7606 Natural Bridge Rd
Featured Speaker: Philip Skemer, Ph.D., Associate Professor, and Director, Fossett Laboratory for Virtual Planetary Exploration, Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences; Associate Director, Institute of Materials Science & Engineering (IMSE); Principal Investigator, Rock Deformation Lab, Washington University in St. Louis Join geologist and geophysicist Philip Skemer for a look at how rocks can be deformed in the lab and how these experiments are providing new insight into the structure and evolution of Earth and other planets. Free

https://www.academyofsciencestl.org/event/between-a-rock-and-a-hard-place-squishing-rocks-to-study-earths-interior/
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St. Louis County Library (map)
7606 Natural Bridge
North St. Louis County
phone 314-382-3116, TDD 314-994-9255
Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Squishing Rocks to Study Earth’s Interior

The Artist Residency - Time Plus Space

Sat., May 12, 2-3:30 p.m.
phone 314-727-6266
bryan@stlouisartistsguild.org
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Join the Juror of Clearly Human III and Director of Paul Artspace Mike Behle as he leads a discussion titled "The Artist Residency - Time Plus Space." Paul Artspace serves as a platform for creative exchange and impact. It is located on a beautiful and serene six acres in north St. Louis County. Since opening in July 2013, Paul Artspace has hosted more than 70 local, national, and international artists, writers, and curators in various stages of their careers. Selected applicants are provided housing and studio space for a period of 1 to 3 months. FREE

https://www.stlouisartistsguild.org/lecturesgallery-talks/
St. Louis Artists' Guild (map)
12 N Jackson Ave
Clayton
phone 314-727-6266
The Artist Residency - Time Plus Space

Gallery Talk: 2018 MFA Thesis Exhibition

Wed., May 16, 5-6 p.m.
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Join Patricia Olynyk, Florence and Frank Bush Professor of Art and director of the Graduate School of Art, Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, for a discussion of artwork by the 2018 graduates of the Graduate School of Art, currently on view at the Museum. free

Underground Panoramas: Urban Archaeology and Unearthing St. Louis History at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Site

Wed., May 16, 7-8:30 p.m.
phone 314-533-8586
nbachmann@academyofsciencestl.org

Featured Speaker: Joe Harl, Principal Investigator, NGA Site Dig; archaeologist, Archaeological Research Center of St. Louis In 2016, archaeological data-recovery investigations were conducted at the 97-acre north St. Louis site of the future home of the new western headquarters of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. Found artifacts at the site dating from the 1850s – 1950s offer a panoramic view of historical St. Louis and provide a new understanding of our own past. Free

https://www.academyofsciencestl.org/event/underground-panoramas-urban-archaeology-and-unearthing-st-louis-history-at-the-national-geospatial-intelligence-agency-site/
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Missouri History Museum (map)
Lindell Blvd. & DeBaliviere Ave.
St. Louis - Forest Park
phone 314-746-4599

Unfolding Beauty and Beyond: Korean Screen Paintings of the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910)

Fri., May 18, 7-8:30 p.m.
phone 314.721.0072
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Unfolding Beauty and Beyond: Korean Screen Paintings of the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910) Friday, May 18, 7 pm The Farrell Auditorium, Free Hyunsoo Woo, the Maxine and Howard Lewis curator of Korean art, Philadelphia Museum of Art Using examples of the late Joseon dynasty’s screen paintings, this lecture will explore meanings and symbolism hidden behind their visual charm. Relevant Chinese and Japanese works will serve as comparisons providing distinctive characteristics of these closely related cultures. Co-presented with the Gateway Korea Foundation. Free

http://calendar.slam.org/
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Happiness: A Priest, a Psychologist, and a Philosopher Walk into a Concert Hall

Wed., May 23, 7:30-8 p.m.
phone 314-977-3159
wellbeing@slu.edu

What brings happiness, and why does it matter? Join us for an evening featuring three engaging perspectives on these questions, including the world’s leading authority on happiness, psychologist Ed Diener. Diener kicks off the event with the latest word from the science of happiness, while eminent phi-losopher Valerie Tiberius considers the place of happiness in a good life. Finally, St. Louis’ own Father Ted Vitali, renowned for his colorful storytelling, will share his insight from nearly 50 years as a priest and philosopher, discussing a key sourceof happiness: love. $5-10

http://happystl.org
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The Sheldon (map)
3648 Washington Blvd.
St. Louis - Grand Center
phone 314-533-9900
Happiness: A Priest, a Psychologist, and a Philosopher Walk into a Concert Hall

Cocktails + Conversation: Mistaken Identities

Thu., May 24, 6-7:30 p.m.
phone 314-615-5278
info@laumeier.org
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Laumeier’s Conversation Series provides free, informal learning opportunities through discussion about art and nature with staff members, visiting artists and community leaders. Conversation Series coffee and cocktail events encourage participants to share ideas and ask questions in a relaxed atmosphere. Refreshments are always provided! Thursday, May 24, 6:00–7:30 p.m. at Laumeier Sculpture Park, 12580 Rott Road, Saint Louis, Missouri. Free, ages 21 and up. Call 314.615.5278 or visit www.laumeier.org for more information. Free

http://www.laumeiersculpturepark.org/calendar/2018/5/24/cocktails-conversation
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