Aretha Franklin will headline the third annual "An Evening with Cedric the Entertainer and Friends" gala to benefit SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital.
Events are planned for the weekend, including the Alumni Welcome Party, hosted at Pitcher's Pub in Belleville, and a Farewell Brunch with the president for all weekend guests.
Celebrated writer, performer and Pulitzer Prize finalist Dael Orlandersmith spent a week in St. Louis interviewing people from every corner of the region about recent social unrest. From these conversations, she has crafted a stunning piece that reflects the complexity of St. Louis. Orlandersmith's play is a mosaic of voices that tells our region's story without advancing any one viewpoint above others. A world premiere, commissioned by The Rep.
The title of William Morris's exhibition comes from the term time code, the visual measurement of synchronous events in time recorded onto video. Its initial use was to be a guide during the process of combining audio with video, or to mark events on video at specific points. Its role in linear videotape editing was of crucial importance, but with the advent of non-linear editing the time code became anachronistic. The exhibition will include five video works, each related in some way to the idea of coded time, sequential or otherwise.
Help "Keep the Music Playing" for disadvantaged St. Louis area students by donating a used musical instrument to the Starbucks/Music for Lifelong Achievement Instrument Drive! Bring your instrument to participating St. Louis area Starbucks from September 26 through October 30. Music for Lifelong Achievement is based at the Sheldon Concert Hall.
Call 314-533-9900 or visit supportmfla.org for more information.
The St. Charles Farmer's Market will be held on the Foundry Art Centre's parking lot every Saturday morning through October.
Open from 7 AM to 12 Noon.
The Great Rivers Greenway District, in partnership with the River des Peres Watershed Coalition, Missouri Stream Team, Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District, and City of St. Louis, invites area residents to join them in their fight to clean up the rivers and creeks within the River des Peres watershed at the 14th annual River des Peres Trash Bash on Saturday, Oct. 22, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Registration will take place from 8:00 to 8:45 a.m. at three locations – Willmore Park, located at 7200 Hampton Avenue in St. Louis City; the Heman Park Community Center, located at 975 Pennsylvania in University City; and the University of Missouri-St. Louis Urban Ecology Trailer, located at the South Campus on East Drive. The clean-up will last from 9 a.m. to noon with a celebration and appreciation BBQ lunch at Willmore Park from noon to 2 p.m. Volunteers will also be rewarded with musical entertainment and prizes for the “best” trash finds in three categories—most expensive, largest and “weirdest” trash. For more information or to register in advance, visit www.riverdesperes.org or call River des Peres Watershed Coalition at 314-503-1919 or 314-603-8834.
Liver Life Walk is the national fundraising walk of the American Liver Foundation and the largest fundraising and awareness event related to liver health in the United States. Join more than 13,000 people from coast-to-coast as we pound the pavement to change the face of liver health! Your participation will bring awareness to liver disease and provide financial support for our educational programs and patient services offered to the millions of Americans battling one of the 100 known liver diseases.
Robert Sutton, historian emeritus for the National Park Service, will talk about Robert Smalls. Smalls was the first African American hero of the Civil War and later a U.S. Congressman. The program coincides with the park's temporary exhibit on Robert Smalls that closes on October 30.
314-842-1867 ext. 230
The parade is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 22, at 10 a.m. It will begin at St. Mary Catholic Church, 1706 W. Main St., Belleville, and will proceed to the university's campus at 2600 W. Main St., Belleville.
Witches and Santas join hands in bringing a unique theme of "Creepy Christmas" to the seventh annual Fall into Art, October 21-22. Fourteen award-winning artists will offer an exceptional selection of uncommon pieces in the Hearth Room of the historic Hawken House, 1155 South Rock Hill Road in Webster Groves. Christmas cookies and hard cider complement Friday evening's opening reception. Festivities continue through Saturday with original art and creative vintage decor highlighting the best of two seasons.
10 AM to 4 PM
Robert Sutton, historian emeritus for the National Park Service, will talk about Robert Smalls. Smalls was the first African American hero of the Civil War and later a U.S. Congressman. The program coincides with the park’s temporary exhibit on Robert Smalls that closes on October 30. Reservations required. Call 314-842-1867 ext. 230.
Search the sky and trek through the trees to witness a great bird migration! Learn which birds you can expect to see and how to help them along their travels. Then, make a feeder to help nourish the birds for their long flight! Laumeier Sculpture Park’s multigenerational Family Programs are a wonderful way for family members to spend quality and creative time together. Children—along with a parent, grandparent or caregiver—explore new artistic media, develop a meaningful bond and create memories to last a lifetime. Registration fee includes one adult with one child; children must be accompanied by an adult.
Honkey Tonkin classics, originals and unique selections by Wayne Imboden, Nick Combs, Kevin Roach, Nathan Sater, and friends.
Copyright © 2016 KDHX Community Media. KDHX is registered with the IRS as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit under Double Helix Corporation.
KDHX Community Media3524 Washington Ave | Saint Louis, MO 63103