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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.

Days of Reparations to African People

Wed., Oct. 17, 6-8 p.m.
phone 314-200-5028

@ Akwaaba Hall, 4101 West Florissant Ave, St. Louis, Mo. 63115
The Days of Reparations to African People is an annual, international speaking tour to raise white reparations to African (black) people and discuss how we as white people can be in genuine solidarity with African liberation. It is a campaign by the African Peoples Solidarity Committee and its mass organization, the Uhuru Solidarity Movement, both founded and led by the African People’s Socialist Party. Keynote Speaker: Chairman Omali Yeshitela of the African People's Socialist Party Also speaking: Penny Hess, Chairwoman of the African People's Solidarity Committee Jesse Nevel, Chair of the Uhuru Solidarity Movement Building Unity Through Reparations! not charity free
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Days of Reparations to African People

Engines Through The Ages: A Lecture by Chemistry Nobel Laureate Fraser Stoddart

Thu., Oct. 4, 4-5 p.m.
phone 314-935-6530

Nobel Laureate Fraser Stoddart, the Board of Trustees Professor of Chemistry at Northwestern University, will deliver a lecture at Graham Memorial Chapel. Journey into the mechanical innovations realized during the early and mid-20th century, followed by discussions revolving around a new type of bonding in molecules consisting of mechanical linkages used to control large amplitude motions in nanoscale mechanically locked molecules. A blueprint for constructing molecular shuttles, switches, and machines will be stressed -- setting the stage for the production of artificial molecular pumps capable of storing multiple highly charged molecules. Free

Enrique Martínez Celaya

Mon., Sept. 24, 6:30 p.m.
phone 314-935-9300

Enrique Martínez Celaya, the Arthur L. and Sheila Prensky Island Press Visiting Artist in Washington University’s Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, will disucss his work as part of the school’s fall Public Lecture Series. Celaya is an artist, author, and former scientist whose work has been exhibited and collected by major institutions around the world, and he is the author of books and papers in art, poetry, philosophy, and physics. Free

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

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

How Did Life Originate on Earth?

Thu., Nov. 8, 7-8:30 p.m.
phone 314-533-8586

Featured Speaker: Paul J. Bracher, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, College of Arts & Sciences, Saint Louis University There is strong evidence to suggest life developed within the first half billion years of Earth’s existence, and it has continued developing over the last four billion years. Chemistry professor, Dr. Paul Bracher, talks about what we know regarding the early Earth and explores research that tests ideas for the chemistry that might have jump-started the conversion of a mixture of non-living chemicals into living systems capable of evolving into life as we know it. Free
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Leah Dickerman

Wed., Nov. 14, 6:30 p.m.
phone 314-935-9300

Leah Dickerman, director of editorial and content strategy for the Museum of Modern Art in New York, will speak for the Public Lecture Series, sponsored by Washington University’s Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts. Free

Mark Glenshaw: How To Find An Owl In Your Neighborhood

Thu., Nov. 15, 7-8:30 p.m.
phone 314-821-5770

Do you ever see or hear an owl in your neighborhood and want to experience more of these beautiful birds? Award-winning naturalist Mark H.X. Glenshaw aka “The Owl Man” is here to help. free
Kirkwood Public Library (map)
140 E. Jefferson
phone 314-821-5770

Morehshin Allahyari

Wed., Nov. 28, 6:30 p.m.
phone 314-935-9300

Iranian artist, activist, educator and curator Morehshin Allahyari will disucss his work as part of the fall Public Lecture Series, sponsored by Washington University’s Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts. Free

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
PostSecret Live

Richard Sennett

Thu., Nov. 1, 6:30 p.m.
phone 314-935-9300

Sociologist and urban theorist Richard Sennett will disucss his work as part of the fall Public Lecture Series, sponsored by Washington University’s Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts. Free

Richard V. Reeves

Thu., Sept. 20, 3-5 p.m.
phone 314-935-7433

@ Center for Social Development, 1 Brookings Drive
Please join us in St. Louis on Thursday, September 20, for a lecture and panel discussion featuring Brookings Institution scholar Richard V. Reeves, author of "Dream Hoarders: How the American Upper Middle Class Is Leaving Everyone Else in the Dust, Why That Is a Problem, and What to Do About It." The event is organized by the Center for Social Development at Washington University and the Center for Household Financial Stability at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, and co-sponsored by the Clark-Fox Policy Institute and Weidenbaum Center. The event will be in the Clark-Fox Forum in Hillman Hall. FREE
Washington University (map)
Forsyth & Skinker boulevards
University City
phone 314-935-5000
Richard V. Reeves

The Story Collider: Uncharted Territory

Thu., Oct. 4, 7-9 p.m.

In 2017, St. Louis Public Radio teamed up with The Story Collider, a podcast that produces shows where personal stories about science are told live on stage.The Story Collider was was founded by two physicists in 2010 and regularly puts on shows in various cities around the country. The Story Collider in St. Louis is produced by STLPR science reporter Eli Chen and biologist EmmaYoung. Everyone has a personal connection to science. This fall, we'll present five, true personal stories about uncharted territory in science live at The Ready Room. $10
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The Ready Room (map)
4195 Manchester Ave
St. Louis - Tower Grove
phone 314-833-3929
The Story Collider: Uncharted Territory

Tod Williams & Billie Tsien

Wed., Oct. 24, 6:30 p.m.
phone 314-935-9300

Architects Tod Williams & Billie Tsien will deliver the CannonDesign Lecture for Excellence in Architecture and Engineering as part of the Public Lecture Series, sponsored by Washington University’s Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts. Notable projects include The Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia, Asia Society Hong Kong Center, and Lefrak Center in Prospect Park, Brooklyn. They are currently designing the Obama Presidential Center in Jackson Park, Chicago. Free
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