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Currents 116: Oliver Laric

Fridays, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. and Tuesdays-Thursdays, Saturdays, Sundays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through May 27

Austrian-born artist Oliver Laric creates work that explores image creation and repetition, which he displays on both the museum and gallery circuit and the online realm. For his new exhibition, Currents 116: Oliver Laric, he presents his video animation Betweenness, which features repurposed mushrooms, people, anime characters and some snippets of the CT scan of the Saint Louis Art Museum's mummy, Amen-Nestawy-Nakht, all morphing into animals. The cycle of looped video blurs all of these borrowed images together, which reveals their shared shapes and forms. Laric also sculpted his own version of Reclining Pan (long on display in the museum's gallery 236) using 3D scans of the original. He used the digital files to "print" sections of the sculpture in various materials on a 3D printer, which he then assembled. Currents 116: Oliver Laric is on display in galleries 249 and 250 from February 22 to May 27 at the Saint Louis Art Museum (1 Fine Arts Drive; The museum is open Tuesday through Sunday, and admission is free. free admission

Rachel Whiteread

Fridays, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. and Tuesdays-Thursdays, Saturdays, Sundays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through June 9

Rachel Whiteread emerged on the London art scene in the "cool Britannia" era of the late '80s and early '90s. The country was doing well financially and culturally, and people were ready to buy contemporary art made by contemporary British artists. Whiteread established herself as a leading light with her casts of everyday objects, which solidified the negative space in, under and/or around them in materials such as wax, plaster, concrete and resin. House, Whiteread's massive, freestanding concrete cast of the interior of an entire three-story Victorian house, earned her the prestigious Turner Prize in 1993, making her the first woman to win. Rachel Whiteread, the new exhibition at the Saint Louis Art Museum, is a retrospective of the artist's career that showcases 96 objects. They range from the small Untitled (Pink Torso), a voluptuous form of the inside of a hot water bottle cast in pink dental plaster, to the expansive Untitled (Twenty-Five Spaces), translucent resin casts of the underside of various chairs and stools arrayed on a game-board-like grid. The exhibit is on display Tuesday through Sunday (March 17 to June 9) at the Saint Louis Arts Museum (1 Fine Arts Drive;, and tickets are $6 to $12 (but free on Friday). $6-$12

How We See: Materiality and Color

Through June 29, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Humans can perceive a wide palette of colors, but we don't see as many hues as nature contains. The limitations of human vision are stretched in the Laumeier Sculpture Park's new exhibition How We See: Materiality and Color. Six artists who combine modern art practices with a keen observation of the natural world explore the possibilities of color manipulation and perception. Claire Ashley's specially commissioned, large-scale inflatable Ruddy Udder Dance is painted in neon colors. Volunteers will get inside it and perform a series of choreographed routines that allow you to see how its various shades change with movement and daylight. Ann Lindberg's graphite-and-colored-pencil piece as though air could turn to honey features a closely packed array of thin lines of pure pigment that become subtly darker toward the bottom. From a distance those tints blend and fade, and the piece appears to have a more uniform golden hue. How We See opens with a free reception at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 2, at Laumeier's Aronson Fine Arts Center (12580 Rott Road, Sunset Hill; The exhibit continues through June 29, and admission is free. free admission

Muny Memories: 100 Years on Stage

Through June 2

The Muny is just about to open its landmark 100th season, and its neighbor, the Missouri History Museum (Lindell Boulevard and DeBalivere Avenue;, 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

Striking Power: Iconoclasm in Ancient Egypt

Fridays, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. and Thursdays, Saturdays, Sundays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Aug. 11

In his sonnet "Ozymandias," Percy Bysshe Shelley describes the legs of an epic statue in the desert wastelands, its ruined face lying "half sunk" in the sand. The inscription on the pedestal reads, "My name is Ozymandias, King of Kings; Look on my Works, ye Mighty, and despair!" The poem is a meditation on time wearing away the memory of even the mightiest, and a reminder that death means forgetfulness. In truth, it may have been Ozymandias' successor who destroyed the statue upon assuming the title of pharaoh. Statues and memorial inscriptions held ritual power for the Egyptians, and it behooved the new ruler to sweep away all remnant of his or her predecessor. In the Pulitzer Arts Foundation's (3716 Washington Boulevard; new exhibition, Striking Power: Iconoclasm in Ancient Egypt, the legacies of the pharaohs Hatshepsut and Akhenaten are examined through almost 40 historical objects that are both defaced and whole. Memory and visual culture are intertwined, and the destruction of the latter can easily erase the former. Striking Power opens with a free reception from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, March 22. The work remains on display through August 11. free admission

Pulitzer Arts Foundation (map)
3716 Washington Blvd.
St. Louis - Grand Center
phone 314-754-1850
Striking Power: Iconoclasm in Ancient Egypt

Christine Corday: Relative Points

Wednesdays-Sundays. Continues through April 21

Space is deep, to quote Hawkwind, and yet scientists believe all living creatures on Earth contain stellar elements within their genetic makeup. Artist Christine Corday explores this union of humans and the stars in her new exhibition Relative Points, which was commissioned by the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis. Eleven of Corday's large sculptural forms, which are each made of more than 10,000 pounds of elemental metals and metalloid grit, will be arranged within the museum in a pattern of Corday's choosing. The sculptures, which resemble slightly squashed black marshmallows more than four feet high, are intended to be touched; they're essentially the same base elements as humans, after all. During the course of the exhibit, the shapes will change gradually from repeated contact and the inexorable force of universal gravitational attraction. You'll have your first opportunity to get close and personal with Corday's work at the opening reception, which takes place from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, January 18, at Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis (3750 Washington Boulevard; Christine Corday: Relative Points remains fixed in space through April 21. free admission

True West

Sundays, 3 p.m. and Thursdays-Saturdays, 8 p.m. Continues through April 28

Austin is holed up in his mother's house, working on his screenplay, when his older brother Lee shows up. The two have neither seen each other nor spoken in a few years. A film producer may be interested in Austin's script, maybe, but Lee keeps distracting his little brother from his work. Even worse, when the producer shows up, Lee talks up his own nonexistent script, and the producer shows immediate interest. The brothers' relationship is fraught at the best of times, but if Lee thinks he's going to horn in on Austin's big break, another intra-family murder may be added to their family tally. Sam Shepard's drama True West is about sibling rivalry, American men and American violence, particularly the violence practiced in the semi-mythical American West. St. Louis Actors' Studio presents True West at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday (April 12 to 28) at the Gaslight Theater (358 North Boyle Avenue; Tickets are $30 to $35. $30-$35

Easter at Juniper

Sun., April 21, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
phone 314-329-7696

The hunt is over! Celebrate Easter with our Southern brunch available from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. and sink your teeth into chef Glenister Wells' morning-fit favorites and eggs galore (Deviled Eggs, Fried Oyster Eggs Benedict or a Breakfast Sandwich - it’s a hard choice!) From cocktails and all-American eats to something sweet, you'll be all set for an unforgettable Easter brunch at Juniper! Grab your peeps and make a reservation online via Tock or call for parties of 6 or more.  4101 Laclede Ave, St. Louis, MO 63108 | 314-329-7696 Connect on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram! prices vary
Juniper (map)
4101 Laclede Ave
St. Louis - Central West End
phone 314-329-7696

Easter Brunch

Sun., April 21, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
phone 314-968-0061

Join us for Easter Brunch Sunday, April 21, 9a-2p *We will be closing after brunch on Easter Sunday Make your reservations now - seating limited: 314-968-0061 Adults: $19.99 Kids 3-12: $10.99 Kids under 3: $2.99 Brunch includes: Biscuits, Andouille Sausage Gravy, Hash Browns, Hash Brown Casserole, Scrambled Eggs, Denver Omelet Casserole Andouille Strata, Bacon, Pork Sausage, Andouille Sausage, Cheddar Grits, Cajun Grits, Mac & Cheese Cream Corn Souffle, Southern Style Green Beans, Catfish, Fried Chicken, Pulled Pork, BBQ Rib Tips, Bread Pudding, Beignets, Dessert Table & Made to Order Eggs, Pancakes and Omelets. PLUS $4 Build your owno Bloody Mary 2.99-19.99
Hwy 61 Roadhouse and Kitchen (map)
34 S Old Orchard Ave
Webster Groves
phone 314-968-0061

Russo's Easter Brunch

Sun., April 21, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
phone 314-576-0400

@ Spazio Westport, 12031 Lackland Road, Maryland Heights, MO 63146
Join us at Spazio Westport for Russo's Easter Brunch featuring Breakfast & Brunch Selections, Interactive Omelet Station, Chicken -n- Waffles Station, Hot Entrees including Hand Carved Prime Rib, Handcrafted Desserts & much more... Pricing is all inclusive Soft drinks, juice, coffee & tea are included (Cash Bar Available) 17.00 to 34.00--Adults $34 | Kids (7 - 12) $17 | Kids (6 and under) Free
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Spazio at West Port (map)
12031 Lackland
Maryland Heights
phone 314-576-0400

Easter Brunch at Boundary

Sun., April 21, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
phone 314-932-7818

Boundary at The Cheshire will host its annual Easter Brunch Buffet on Sunday, April 21 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Traditional favorites include Carved Leg of Lamb, Roasted Local Ham and Prime Rib of Beef as well as breakfast items, starters and desserts. Reservations can be made on $58 for adults, and $15 dollars for children 4-12; Children under 4 eat free
Boundary at the Cheshire (map)
7036 Clayton Ave.
Richmond Heights
phone 314-932-7818

Easter Brunch at Porter's

Sun., April 21, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
phone 618-345-2400

Porter’s Steakhouse is hosting Easter Brunch on Sunday, April 21 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., featuring a variety of entrees on the menu including their famous Pepperloin and a Bloody Mary & Mimosa bar. Reservations can be made on Various
Porter's Steakhouse (map)
1000 Eastport Plaza
Collinsville/ Edwardsville
phone 618-345-2400

Cedar Lake Cellars' Easter Brunch

Sun., April 21, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
phone 636-745-9500

Cedar Lake Cellars will host Easter Brunch which includes a visit plus photo opportunity with the Easter Bunny and an egg hunt. Brunch features a wide variety of adult and kid-friendly food. $28.99 per adult, $13.95 for children 12 and under, and free for children five and under
Cedar Lake Cellars (map)
11008 Schreckengast Road
Outstate MO
phone 636-745-9500

Brunch with the Easter Bunny

Sun., April 21, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
phone 314-366-1555

Spring has sprung and the Easter Bunny's on the move! Celebrate Easter on Sunday, April 21 at Forest Park's Boathouse and enjoy Chef Jack MacMurray's brunch classics! From 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., come out for fun photos with the Easter Bunny, delicious morning eats and beautiful views of Post-Dispatch Lake. Visit to make a reservation for your family, and bring your four-legged friends, too!      6101 Government Dr. St. Louis, MO 63110 | (314) 366-1555   Connect on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram! *prices vary*

Boathouse (map)
6101 Government Drive
St. Louis - Forest Park
phone 314-367-2224

Tommy Halloran Band

Sun., April 21, 11:30 a.m.


The Dark Room (map)
3610 Grandel Square
St. Louis - Grand Center
phone 314-776-9550
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