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Kader Attia: Reason's Oxymorons

Mondays, Wednesdays-Sundays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Jan. 8, 2018

Human beings' adaptability is what allows people to gradually come to terms with catastrophic change and trauma. In the Western world, we consider it possible for someone who has experienced a tragedy to "heal," thereby erasing a wrong. But the non-Western world doesn't always believe that disaster can be plastered over. In some countries, the scars and imperfections are celebrated. These conflicting ideas of past damage are the inspiration for French-Algerian artist Kader Attia's exhibition Reason's Oxymorons. Attia interviewed and filmed historians, storytellers, philosophers and ethnographers from around the world discussing their cultural ideas of healing psychic damage. These films are then continuously played on an array of televisions placed throughout a maze of gray cubicles. The viewer can pass from cube to cube, gaining exposure to previously foreign worldviews. Kader Attia: Reason's Oxymorons opens with a free public reception from 7 to 9 p.m. tonight at the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum on the Washington University campus (1 Brookings Drive; www.kemperartmuseum.wustl.edu). The show remains up through January 8, and the museum is open every day except Tuesday. free admission

Olivette Turkey Trot

Thu., Nov. 23, 8:30-9:30 a.m.
phone 314-993-0444
bsondag@olivettemo.com
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Olivette’s 4th Annual 5K Turkey Trot is a chip timed event!This family friendly 5k run/walk course starts and ends at Stacy Park, down scenic Old Bonhomme Road and then through a paved tree lined path. Long sleeve Tech T-shirts,refreshments and giveaways.100% of the proceeds benefit the Harvey Kornblum Food Pantry. Strollers and dogs on leashes are welcome,but are asked to start at the back of the pack! Post-race beer provided by Urban Chestnut Brewery @urbanchestnut , #UrbanEfforts and 4Hands @4HandsBrewery $20 Adults / $12 for Kids (after 11/7 Adults $25 / Kids $15)

http://OlivetteMo.com/511/Olivette-Turkey-Trot-2017
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Stacy Park (map)
9750 Old Bonhomme Road
Olivette/ Overland Olivette Turkey Trot

Mom’s Kitchen

Thu., Nov. 23, 8 p.m.

$10

Delmar Hall (map)
6133 Delmar Blvd.
Delmar/ The Loop
phone 314-726-6161

Renaissance and Baroque Prints: Investigating the Collection

Mondays, Wednesdays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Jan. 8, 2018
phone 314-935-4523
kemperartmuseum@wustl.edu
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With its fine slashing lines and dark, inky shadows, Rembrandt’s “The Three Crosses” is mournful, majestic, and exemplifies the artist’s experimental approach to printmaking. This fall, the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum will present the historic etching, and more than 100 other prints, as part of “Renaissance and Baroque Prints: Investigating the Collection.” Free

https://source.wustl.edu/2017/09/renaissance-baroque-prints-investigating-collection/

Kader Attia: Reason’s Oxymorons

Mondays, Wednesdays-Sundays, 7-9 p.m. and Mondays, Wednesdays-Sundays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Jan. 8, 2018
phone 314-935-4523
kemperartmuseum@wustl.edu
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What is the nature of the self? How do conceptions differ in Western and non-Western cultures? Can individual and collective traumas ever be “fixed,” or do certain wounds defy the notion of repair? In “Reason’s Oxymorons,” French-Algerian artist Kader Attia surveys how different cultures, societies and disciplines grapple with questions of loss and damage. Free

http://www.kemperartmuseum.wustl.edu/exhibitions/11993

Small Business Saturday on the Delmar Loop

Fri., Nov. 24, 11-12 a.m.
phone 314-727-8000
visittheloop@gmail.com

Yes, shopping local on Small Business Saturday is the essence of a quintessential holiday shopping experience and nowhere is that more true than on The Loop. With over 160 unique shops and restaurants featuring 10 galleries; 40 boutique gift, book, and music stores; and 1 vintage trolley, not to mention 12 different entertainment venues offering a veritable smorgasbord of sensory delights- The Loop IS your Holiday destination. Free

http://visittheloop.com/holidays2017/
Delmar Loop (map)
6200-6691 Delmar Blvd.
Delmar/ The Loop
phone 314-725-4466
Small Business Saturday on the Delmar Loop

Jake’s Leg

Fri., Nov. 24, 8 p.m.

$10-$20

Delmar Hall (map)
6133 Delmar Blvd.
Delmar/ The Loop
phone 314-726-6161
The Pageant (map)
6161 Delmar Blvd.
Delmar/ The Loop
phone 314-726-6161
Blueberry Hill - The Duck Room (map)
6504 Delmar Blvd.
Delmar/ The Loop
phone 314-727-4444

Ben Diesel / The Stars Go Out Split Release Party

Sat., Nov. 25, 8-11:45 p.m.
phone 314-727-4444
bendieselstl@gmail.com

Ben Diesel & The Stars Go Out have recorded a rock n roll split and will be celebrating its release with friends Modern Gold and Church Key! $10.00

http://blueberryhill.com/event/stars-go-ben-diesel/
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Blueberry Hill - The Duck Room (map)
6504 Delmar Blvd.
Delmar/ The Loop
phone 314-727-4444
Ben Diesel / The Stars Go Out Split Release Party

Stevie Ray Vaughan Tribute

Sat., Nov. 25, 8 p.m.

$20-$25

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The Pageant (map)
6161 Delmar Blvd.
Delmar/ The Loop
phone 314-726-6161

The Last Waltz St. Louis

Sat., Nov. 25, 8 p.m.

w/ Sean Canan’s Voodoo Players $15-$20

Delmar Hall (map)
6133 Delmar Blvd.
Delmar/ The Loop
phone 314-726-6161

KiD GoaLSs

Sun., Nov. 26, 6 p.m.

$20-$60

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The Pageant (map)
6161 Delmar Blvd.
Delmar/ The Loop
phone 314-726-6161

The Monster’s Library

Mon., Nov. 27, 10-11:30 a.m.

“The Monster’s Library,” a special exhibit at Olin Library, celebrates the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. Curated by students in IPH 450A: Frankenstein, Origins and Afterlives, the exhibit explores Frankenstein as a book made up of other books. Students have drawn on rare texts from the collections of Olin Library and the Becker Medical Library, including a valuable early edition of Frankenstein.

https://library.wustl.edu/event/exhibit-opening-monsters-library/?rd=20171127
Washington University-Brown Hall (map)
Forsyth & Skinker blvds
University City
phone 314-935-5000

Pinegrove

Mon., Nov. 27, 8 p.m.

$15-$18

Blueberry Hill - The Duck Room (map)
6504 Delmar Blvd.
Delmar/ The Loop
phone 314-727-4444
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