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Read All About It: A Christmas Carol

Sat., Oct. 20, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
phone 314-984-7777
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A Christmas Carol will be shown at the Fox Theater in December. Come join us for a one-day gathering to learn about the background of this ghostly holiday story! Learn about the author, the time period, and the many productions on both stage and screen. You will have fun while learning trivia about the story. This story is a classic-come and learn more about it! $19 (Age 60+: $14)

https://www.stlcc.edu/programs-academics/continuing-education/personal-enrichment/literature.aspx
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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

http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/things-to-do/events/event-details/sreventid/1932/eventmonth/10/eventyear/2018.aspx

Mirrors and Mystics: Life and Death in the Victorian Age

Sat., Oct. 20, 6-10 p.m.
phone 314-771-5828
info@demenil.org
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Have you ever wondered if there were spirits at the Chatillon-Demenil? Do you need a palm or tarot card reading? Every wonder where the phrase “dead ringer” originated? General Admission Tickets are $25 and include two drink tickets, palm and tarot card readings, and all lectures. General admission tickets also include one free admission for a daytime tour of the Chatillon-DeMenil Mansion. Ghost tours start at 6:30 and every half hour with the last tour starting at 9:00. Tour sare limited to 10 people each and are an additional $10. Advance purchase is recommended. $25-$35

https://www.demenil.org/mirrors-and-mystics/
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Chatillon-DeMenil Mansion (map)
3352 DeMenil Place
St. Louis - South City
phone 314-771-5828
Mirrors and Mystics: Life and Death in the Victorian Age

Tod Williams & Billie Tsien

Wed., Oct. 24, 6:30 p.m.
phone 314-935-9300
samfoxschool@wustl.edu

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

https://source.wustl.edu/2018/08/artist-diana-al-hadid-to-discuss-work-sept-5/

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.

What We Do for Love Panel Discussion

Thu., Oct. 25, 7-8:30 p.m.
phone 314-821-5770

Join local gender studies and English professors as we apply a critical feminist lens to The Great American Read theme, “What We Do For Love.” Programming for The Great American Read is offered as part of a grant from the American Library Association and PBS. free

https://kirkwoodpubliclibrary.org/event/what-we-do-for-love-panel/?instance_id=24758
Kirkwood Public Library (map)
140 E. Jefferson
Kirkwood
phone 314-821-5770

Representation and Responsibility: Perspectives on Equity, Casting

Fri., Oct. 26, 7-8:45 p.m.

Opera Theatre of Saint Louis launches a four-part series this fall exploring questions of representation and equity in the arts, entertainment, and media. For the first program in the series, we explore the question of casting in opera and theatre, both locally and nationally. The conversation will be moderated by Adrienne Davis, Vice Provost and William M. Van Cleve Professor of Law at Washington University. Panelists include Soprano Julia Bullock, actor and educator Duane Foster, Christina Rios, Artistic Director of R-S Theatrics, and Opera Theatre General Director Andrew Jorgensen. Free

John Burroughs School (map)
755 S. Price Road
Ladue
phone 314-993-4040
Representation and Responsibility: Perspectives on Equity, Casting

Read All About It: Les Misérables

Sat., Oct. 27, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
phone 314-984-7777
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Les Misérables will be shown at the Fox Theater in December. Come join us for a one-day gathering to learn about this compelling story. We will learn about the author, the time period, and productions on both stage and screen. Learn some trivia about the story. This story is a classic join us to learn more about it! $19 (Age 60+: $14)

https://www.stlcc.edu/programs-academics/continuing-education/personal-enrichment/literature.aspx
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Winka Dubbeldam

Wed., Oct. 31, 6:30 p.m.
phone 314-935-9300
samfoxschool@wustl.edu

Architect Winka Dubbeldam will deliever the Harris Armstrong Fund Lecture as part of the Public Lecture Series, sponsored by Washington University’s Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts. Dubbeldam founded Archi-Tectonics in 1994, a WBE certified research-based design practice that works on multiple scales, spanning from cities and buildings to design objects. Aiming to achieve design efficiencies that express themselves in optimized modulations, her projects result in innovative structures and original shapes. Free

https://source.wustl.edu/2018/08/artist-diana-al-hadid-to-discuss-work-sept-5/

Richard Sennett

Thu., Nov. 1, 6:30 p.m.
phone 314-935-9300
samfoxschool@wustl.edu

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

https://source.wustl.edu/2018/08/artist-diana-al-hadid-to-discuss-work-sept-5/

Town Hall: For Freedoms

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

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

http://artsandissues.com
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Morris University Center (map)
Southern Illinois University
Collinsville/ Edwardsville
phone 618-650-5555
Fred Gray: Bus Ride to Justice

UMSL Speaker Series: Conversation with Gabby Douglas

Tue., Nov. 6, 7:30-8:30 p.m.
phone 314-516-4949
jmode@umsl.edu
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Join the University of Missouri- St. Louis Office of Student Involvement for our 2018 fall speaker - Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas. This event will be a moderated Q&A about the life and journey of Douglas. Interested in attending? Visit the Touhill PAC website for more information: https://www.touhill.org/events/detail/gabby-douglas General Public tickets: $25 - on sale September 25 $25

https://www.touhill.org/events/detail/gabby-douglas
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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
UMSL Speaker Series: Conversation with Gabby Douglas

How Did Life Originate on Earth?

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

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

https://www.academyofsciencestl.org/event/how-did-life-originate-on-earth/
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Honor, Reflect & Refresh: Celebrate Veterans Day at the Hollywood Canteen

Fri., Nov. 9, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
phone 314-862-4859
tduckett@oasisnet.org

Join St. Louis Oasis and the Center of Clayton as we honor our American heroes, reflect on their sacrifices and contributions, and enjoy this FREE event and a light lunch. Whether you would like to share photos or stories, or simply mingle and chat, we welcome you! RSVP to attend this free event. Call 314.862.4859 ext. 24 or register online at www.stloasis.org. Free

http://www.stloasis.org
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Center of Clayton (map)
50 Gay Ave.
Clayton
phone 314-290-8500
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