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Apology/Faustus and The Hunchback Variations

Fridays, 7 p.m. and Fridays, Saturdays, 8 p.m. Continues through Sept. 29

What would you do if you knew with absolute certainty that you would not live through the night? Would you spend your last hours with loved ones, or maybe try to cram as much living as possible into the time you had left? In the case of Dr. Faustus, he's spending the time offering an apology to a crowd. The good doctor has been a bad man, looking the other way while evil flourished in the world. Evil here is personified by Mephistopheles, a servant of hell who waits until Faustus' time expires and the demon can take his soul. The Mickle Maher one-act play "An Apology for the Course and Outcome of Certain Events Delivered by Doctor John Faustus on This His Final Evening" is performed by Midnight Company at 7 p.m. Thursday and 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday (September 20 to 29) at the Monocle (4150 Manchester Avenue; www.midnightcompany.com) as part of Faustival. Following "Apology/Faustus" is another Maher one-act, "The Hunchback Variations," which sees Beethoven and the Hunchback of Notre Dame discuss their individual attempts to create "a mysterious sound," efforts hampered by the deafness of both men. Tickets for the double bill are $15. $15

The Monocle (map)
4510 Manchester Ave
St. Louis - The Grove
phone 314-935-7003
Apology/Faustus and The Hunchback Variations

Apology/Faustus and The Hunchback Variations

Sat., Sept. 22, 8-9:45 p.m., Thu., Sept. 27, 7-8:45 p.m., Fri., Sept. 28, 8-9:45 p.m. and Sat., Sept. 29, 8-9:45 p.m.
phone 314-799-5910
hanrahan.midnight@gmail.com

Two "absorbing, amusing" "witty, bizarre" "just plain weird" short plays by Mickle Maher. Two acclaimed Midnight Co. revivals. APOLOGY/FAUSTUS gives us Faustus on his final night apologizing for not standing up to evil, in the person of Mephistopheles. (Part of FAUSTival). THE HUNCHBACK VARIATIONS is a panel discussion with Beethoven and The Hunchback of Notre Dame trying to create Chekhov's illusive stage direction from The Cherry Orchard. A brilliant meditation on creative collaboration. $15

http://midnightcompany.com
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The Monocle (map)
4510 Manchester Ave
St. Louis - The Grove
phone 314-935-7003

Useful and Necessary Ingredients

Sat., Sept. 22, 8-10 p.m., Thu., Sept. 27, 8-10 p.m., Fri., Sept. 28, 8-10 p.m. and Sun., Sept. 30, 8-10 p.m.
phone 314-276-0408
alicenmoser@gmail.com

In an era when a woman's time and attention were to be occupied by her husband and household, Charlotte and Emma aspire to be elegant, economical, and enlightened wives... Useful and Necessary Ingredients is a fast-paced experimental play which steps into the minds of two women of the 1930s, as they sprint between memory, desire, and immediate experience. Using scientific and social knowledge inherited through generations of women, watch as the pursuit of perfection teaches them to flip the status quo. $15

https://usefulandnecessary.brownpapertickets.com/
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Sick Time, Sleepy Time, Crip Time

Wednesdays-Saturdays, 12-5 p.m. Continues through Nov. 8
phone 314-773-1533
info@theluminaryarts.com

Sick Time, Sleepy Time, Crip Time focuses on how the body is articulated in various discourses around health. The artists in this exhibition, through artworks and practices with care-focused groups, examine how support for the body in states of illness, rest, and disability can prompt us to re-imagine collective forms of existence as life under capitalism becomes impossible. The exhibition is curated by Taraneh Fazeli and artists include Fia Backström, Danilo Correales, Jen Liu, Sondra Perry, Cassie Thornton and Constantina Zavitsanos. Free

http://theluminaryarts.com/exhibitions/sick-time
The Luminary (map)
2701 Cherokee St
St. Louis - South City
phone 314-773-1533
Sick Time, Sleepy Time, Crip Time

Dead! Like Me

Fridays, Saturdays, 7 p.m. Continues through Nov. 3
phone 314-664-8024
patty@lempmansion.com

Join us for an exciting evening of murder, mystery and mayhem at the deadliest comedy dinner theater show in town. Enjoy a fantastic three-course dinner at the famously haunted Lemp Mansion and figure out who-dun-it during Dead! Like me… Death is in the air as guests join Marilyn Monroe, Babe Ruth, Juliet and her Romeo, Nixon and other grizzly ghouls as they emerge from the Land of The Dead for the annual Brotherhood of Obituary Occupants Union Meeting (That’s BOO for short). Be sure to leave your pulse at home because everyone at this party is dead…even you! 52.95

http://www.lempmansion.com/mysterydinner.htm

Micro-Novels Across America: Live at Dunaway Books

Sun., Sept. 23, 3-5 p.m.
phone 314-771-7150
torysellerpublications@gmail.com

Tory Seller Publications in conjunction Dunaway Books present: ‘Micro-Novels Across America: The Book Tour’. Join Tory for a day of chaos, laughs and mystery as he captures the spirit of the ‘Beats’. There will be a meet and greet, Q and A, book signing and a special south city performance. ‘Micro-Novels Across America: The Book Tour’, September 23, 2018, 3-5 PM at Dunaway Books. The new cool. Free

http://facebook.com/MicroNovelsTorySeller
Dunaway Books (map)
3111 S. Grand Blvd.
St. Louis - South Grand
phone 314-771-7150
Micro-Novels Across America: Live at Dunaway Books

Sunday Open Artist Studio

Sundays, 12-6 p.m. Continues through Nov. 20
phone 314-260-1689
astlcomics@gmail.com

We're having an artist open studio! We're making an open invite to any local artist/writer that wants to come in on Sundays to work, promote themselves, interact with customers and help other artists improve their work. While you're here, we're going to give you 20% off your drinks. Tell your friends and we'll tell our customers. Free

https://www.facebook.com/events/2029209407338504/
Apotheosis Comics (map)
3206 S Grand Ave
St. Louis - South Grand
phone 314-260-1689
Sunday Open Artist Studio

Flora Borealis

Thursdays-Saturdays, 6 p.m. and Thursdays-Saturdays, 6 p.m. Continues through Oct. 20
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Summers in St. Louis are no picnic, what with the brutal heat and oppressive humidity. At night conditions improve a bit, and that's the time to get outside and experience the city. The Missouri Botanical Garden (4344 Shaw Boulevard; www.mobot.org) takes full advantage of the nocturnal respite with Flora Borealis, a nighttime-only special exhibition. Thanks to the artistic and technical brilliance of AVI Systems Inc., a section of the garden is temporarily transformed into a new experience with active lights, moving images and sounds that alter and enhance the familiar landscape. Tickets for Flora Borealis are $10 to $25 and are sold for specific time slots each night (Thursday through Tuesday through August 26). While you're waiting for your scheduled time you can take advantage of MoBOT’s new tented biergarten, which features live entertainment on select nights. $10-$25

Common Sound Festival

Sat., Sept. 29, 1-6 p.m.
phone 314-352-4865
amanda@dutchtownsouth.org

Enjoy the common sound of music and dance and celebrate the diversity of the Dutchtown community during the Common Sound Festival. In its second year, this year's open air family friendly FREE event will feature performances by West African dance company Dimbiyaa and modern dance troupe Consuming Kinetics. There will also be workshops for breakdancing, zumba, salsa and samba. vTwo stages, five DJs, a kids area, food, crafts and community yoga will also be part of the festivities. Free

https://www.facebook.com/commonsoundfestival/

Art in the Park

Sun., Sept. 30, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
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Art in the Park returns to Francis Park in St. Louis Hills on Sunday, Sept. 30, when 70 artists will come together to showcase their creative wares amid live music, tasty food and kids’ activities in one of St. Louis’ most popular parks. Admission is free and open to the public. Free

http://www.artintheparkstl.com
Francis Park (map)
Eichelberger St. & Donovan Ave.
St. Louis - St. Louis Hills Art in the Park

Playwright Slam

Mon., Oct. 1, 6:30-9 p.m., Mon., Oct. 8, 6:30-9 p.m. and Mon., Oct. 15, 6:30-9 p.m.
phone 314-401-2636
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The St. Louis Writers’ Group presents “Playwright SLAM” October 1st, 8th, and 15th, 6:30 at Big Daddy’s – Soulard. Playwrights, bring your scripts. Actors, bring your talent. Audience, bring your attitude. Get ready for a night of fun impromptu theater. Each script will be given a five minute read and rated by a panel of judges based upon audience reaction. The judges will select several plays to move on to the Round Two. Finalists will be showcased on October 15th. Big Daddy’s is located at 1000 Sidney Street, St. Louis, MO 63104. For more information, www.stlwritersgroup.com, 314-401-2636. free

http://www.stlwritersgroup.com
Big Daddy's-Soulard (map)
1000 Sidney St.
St. Louis - Soulard
phone 314-771-3066
Playwright Slam

Bachtoberfest

Fri., Oct. 5, 6-9 p.m.
phone 314-652-2224
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Join us for a festive evening of beer, wine, German fare and Deutschland’s favorite drinking songs at the Anheuser Busch Biergarten! Attire is casual or Oktoberfest flair! Tickets range from $30-$100. Visit www.bachsociety.org/bachtoberfest or call 314-652- BACH for tickets. $30 - $100

http://www.bachsociety.org/bachtoberfest
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Anheuser-Busch Biergarten (map)
12th St and Lynch St
St. Louis - South City
phone 314-577-2626
Bachtoberfest

Benton Park Event Series

Sat., Oct. 6, 12-4 p.m. and Sat., Oct. 27, 12-4 p.m.
phone 314-771-0883
info@killeenstudio.com
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We're kicking off the 2018 Benton Park Event Series in style with Blues in Benton Park feat. Blues City Swing! Stop by the park located at the corner of Jefferson and Arsenal between 4-7pm on Sunday, May 20th for classic blues and a cold brew. This year's lineup includes a ton of great events from "musical house tours" to the return of the “Benton Park Classic bike races” and everything in between. Mark your calendars so you don't miss any of the excitement. free

http://www.bpnastl.org
Benton Park (map)
Arsenal St. & S. Jefferson Ave.
St. Louis - South City

Second Saturdays: Gallery Walk on Cherokee Street

First Saturday of every month, 6-10 p.m. Continues through Jan. 13, 2019
phone 314-614-7334
info@cherokeestreetgallery.com

Second Saturdays: Gallery Walk on Cherokee Street July 14th 6-10 PM Mark Sheppard Gallery: 1925 Cherokee St. Cherokee Street Gallery: 2617 Cherokee St. Untitled Fine Art: 2920 Cherokee St. (hosting musician Steven Deeds @9PM) Flood Plain: 3151 Cherokee St. This event will continue monthly with rotating galleries on the 2nd saturdays of the month. Visit us on FB at Second Saturdays: Gallery Walk On Cherokee Street Free

https://www.facebook.com/secondsaturdaysgallerywalkoncherokeestreet/

Amateur Tarot Live

Thu., Oct. 11, 8-9:30 p.m.
amateurtarotreading@gmail.com
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Don't sleep on this party. We're going to bust a ghost! --- Brian and Ben are your two non-mystical hosts that use the mystical power of the tarot to answer YOUR life's most important questions for our Legions of Loyal Listeners. With a healthy dose of goofs, tangents, cat talk, and Harry Potter references, your hapless hosts show exactly what they're made of...all while giving some pretty dang good advice! We're gonna do something hella spooky to commemorate our 2-year anniversary and Halloween! $15 pre-order $20 at the door

https://www.facebook.com/events/675628402807895/
The Monocle (map)
4510 Manchester Ave
St. Louis - The Grove
phone 314-935-7003
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