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Muny Memories: 100 Years on Stage

Through June 2, 2019

The Muny is just about to open its landmark 100th season, and its neighbor, the Missouri History Museum (Lindell Boulevard and DeBalivere Avenue; www.mohistory.org), celebrates the occasion with an exhibit dedicated to the history of America's largest outdoor theater. Muny Memories: 100 Years on Stage features exhibits that explain the founding of the theater, display favorite memories from stars and staff, and give a look back stage to see how the dedicated technical crew creates and rigs all those sets and lights. You can also take a look at programs from the Muny's long, storied past. Muny Memories opens on Saturday, June 9, and remains on display daily through June 2, 2019. Admission is free. free admission

Missouri History Museum (map)
Lindell Blvd. & DeBaliviere Ave.
St. Louis - Forest Park
phone 314-746-4599
Muny Memories: 100 Years on Stage

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.

Stroller Tour / Morning Play Date

Sat., Oct. 13, 9-11 a.m., Sat., Nov. 10, 9-11 a.m. and Sat., Dec. 8, 9-11 a.m.
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Designed for families with babies and young toddlers, these monthly tours offer a way for parents and caregivers to engage with contemporary art while introducing the youngest audiences to the Museum.

FarFetched Presents: Somi

Fri., Oct. 5, 7-9 p.m.
phone 314-754-1850
khasler@pulitzerarts.org
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Internationally acclaimed vocalist and songwriter Somi blends influences from jazz standards and African music. At this special concert at the Pulitzer, Somi will perform songs from her latest album, Petite Afrique (2017), which tells the story of African immigrants in the midst of a gentrified Harlem, New York. This event is presented in collaboration with independent music collective FarFetched. To purchase tickets, visit pulitzerarts.org $20

https://pulitzerarts.org/program/farfetched-presents-somi/
Pulitzer Arts Foundation (map)
3716 Washington Blvd.
St. Louis - Grand Center
phone 314-754-1850

Let's Play Ball! Exhibit

Wednesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sundays, 12-4 p.m. Continues through Jan. 20, 2019
phone 314-421-4689
info@fieldhousemuseum.org

The Field House Museum presents "Let’s Play Ball!: Historic Games of America’s Favorite Pastime". From board games to bagatelle, this exhibit shows how baseball has been played off the field for decades through the unique, vibrant, and artful collection of Mr. Ed Nickels. Come see games based on baseball greats like Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig, pinball’s predecessor, baseball cards from unlikely sources, and a few games made right here in St. Louis. "Let’s Play Ball!" is sure to be a home run. Join us for the exhibit opening of "Let’s Play Ball!: Historic Games of America’s Favorite Pastime" which will be held at the Field House Museum on Friday, July 20, 2018. The evening will include a special presentation by the collector himself, Mr. Ed Nickels, at 6:30pm. Guests will be entered in a special baseball themed give-a-way, meet members of the St. Louis Brown Stockings Vintage Base Ball Club, and enjoy hors d’oeuvres sponsored by SqWires Restaurant. Don’t miss your exclusive chance to view a Cardinals 1926 National League Champions Pennant, on display one-night-only for this special event. $5-$10

https://fieldhousemuseum.org/
Field House Museum (map)
634 S. Broadway
St. Louis - Downtown
phone 314-421-4689

Boom for Real

Thu., Nov. 8, 7 p.m.
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Subtitled The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat, the documentary not only presents rare footage of the young artist, but tells a story of a New York City that may be unrecognizable to some. A part of the '70s scene, Director Sarah Driver worked collaboratively with such artists as Jim Jarmusch, Fab Five Freddy, Kenny Scharf, and Alexis Adler to tell this intimate story. This St. Louis premier is presented in partnership with St. Louis International Film Festival.

Cool Architecture & Hot Glass

Sun., Oct. 7, 4-7 p.m.
phone 314-822-8359
lnunes@ebsworthpark.org
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Celebrating modern architecture and beautiful glasswork Live glass-blowing demonstrations Mid-century inspired silent auction Music by The 442s Cocktails and creative cuisine All proceeds benefit the preservation and programs of the Frank Lloyd Wright House in Ebsworth Park. 125.00

https://ebsworthpark.org/engage/
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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.

Feast Your Eyes: Chef Mike Randolph

Tue., Nov. 13, 6:30 p.m.
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The chef, restaurateur, and James Beard Award semi-finalist who transformed the local culinary scene with such destination restaurants as Half & Half, Privado, and Publico, creates a four-course dinner inspired by the art on view. Special thanks to L'Ecole Culinaire. $75; $50 members

Member Program: Coffee and Curator Talk

Tue., Oct. 9, 10:30 a.m.
phone 314-935-4523
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During construction at the Kemper Art Museum, a number of works from the Museum’s collection—including paintings by Frederic Edwin Church, Willem de Kooning, Max Ernst, and Joan Miró—will be on view in the galleries of the Saint Louis Art Museum. Kemper Art Museum members at the Century Club level and above are invited to join Allison Unruh, associate curator at the Kemper Art Museum, and Melissa Wolfe, curator of American art at the Saint Louis Art Museum, for a discussion on American landscape paintings in both museums’ collections. For Century Club members and above. Free

http://www.kemperartmuseum.wustl.edu/SLAMtalk
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