Annual Fair Trade Market. Our Fair Trade Market offers unique gifts, international crafts, and exquisite foods. We have items that will delight and surprise. We are the nation’s largest Fair Trade Market with over 3,000 sq. ft. of merchandise from around the world. Enjoy food samples, educational presentations, and giveaways. By choosing Fair Trade products, you get great value, and ensure equitable wages and treatment for farmers, artisans and their communities. FREE! Everyone welcome.
The internationally-juried exhibition Quilt National 2017, curated by The Dairy Barn Arts Center in Athens, Ohio, joins the Foundry Art Centre once again for its renowned biennial collection of Art Quilts by contemporary fiber artists. The Foundry Art Centre is the only venue that will host the exhibition in its entirety aside from its original run at The Dairy Barn Arts Center. Quilt National 2017 opens at the Foundry Art Centre on Friday, October 6, 2017 and runs through Friday, December 1, 2017. Admission to the exhibitions is $5 per person.
This event will celebrate the establishment of the Senior Arts Project, bringing participatory arts programming to older adults regardless of their financial circumstances. The project expands upon Crown Center’s 50+ years of effectively providing high quality, affordable housing for those with limited resources; and as a community center for retirees in the area, helping them remain active and live independently.Being honored are the organization’s veteran leaders & past presidents – Crown Center’s Council of Life members: Les Borowsky, Jeffrey Cohen, Ted Flom, Betsy Garland, Randy Green, Petie Karsh, Joe Marchbein, Merle Miller, Jeff Rosenblum, Steven Rosenblum, Richard Tallin & Miriam Wilhelm.A recognition award will be presented to Lynn Friedman Hamilton, founder of Maturity and Its Muse for promoting positive and productive aging through the arts.Entertainment will feature Nancy Kranzberg as well as Jazz St. Louis All-Stars.
"Join a rotating cast of some of St. Louis’ finest musicians for “The Dark Room Brunch Sessions”. Two sets of tunes from 11am-1:30pm is paired with our brand new brunch menu, served 10am-3pm. More info: http://www.thedarkroomstl.com/
Tommy Halloran plays a unique blend of jazz, blues, swing, ska, latin, & rock.
Doors open at 12:30 p.m.A special event for readers of young adult literature featuring six of the hottest authors in the genre:Angie Thomas: Angie Thomas’ acclaimed debut novel, “The Hate U Give,” about a black high school student whose unarmed friend is killed by police has spent more than 30 weeks as the #1 bestseller in teen fiction.Laini Taylor: Author of the sensationally popular “Daughter of Smoke and Bone” series, Laini Taylor’s new fantasy novel tells the story of a mythic lost city and its dark past.Holly Black: By #1 bestselling author Holly Black, “The Cruel Prince” is the first book in a stunning new series about a mortal girl who finds herself caught in a web of royal faerie intrigue.Neal Shusterman: Winner of the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature, Neal Shusterman’s is the bestselling author of the Unwind dystology. His latest novel, “Scythe,” is the first installment in a thrilling new science fiction series.Meg Medina: Cuban-American author Meg Medina’s latest novel, “Burn Baby Burn” is a riveting coming-of-age novel set in New York City during the 1970s.Brendan Kiely: Brendan Kiely partnered with Jason Reynolds on the award-winning “All American Boys.” His other novels include “The Last True Love Story” and “The Gospel of Winter.”The authors’ books will be available for purchase from the Novel Neighbor. Presented by the Reading Garden Event Series
St. Louis Poetry Center’s signature program, the Sunday poetry workshop, for November 19 will be held 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. at the Regional Arts Commission Conference Room A, 6128 Delmar Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63112. Free parking in the Pageant and Metrolink lots; Metered parking on Delmar is free on Sundays.Workshops are held the third Sunday of each month, September through April, except for December. The guest poet critic will lead the workshop and provide critique on a selection of pre-submitted poems. All poems submitted will receive written comments. Workshops are free and open to the public.The Sunday workshop on November 19 will feature as critic RYAN PATRICK SMITH. Ryan received his BA in English from Transylvania University and MFA in poetry from the University of Missouri – St. Louis. Semi-finalist in the 2015 92Y “Discovery” Poetry Contest, his poems appear in the Kenyon Review, DIAGRAM, Boston Review, and Salt Hill, among others. Currently, he reads poetry submissions for Boulevard and teaches in the MFA program at Lindenwood University.
The Midwest Jazz-tette will play West Coast Jazz, with arrangements by Shorty Rogers, Marty Paich, Gerry Mulligan, Dave Pell & more.
The Midwest Jazz-Tette will perform the West Coast Jazz arrangements of Gerry Mulligan, Stan Getz, Shorty Rogers, Dave Pell, Marty Paich and many others.Features vocalist Valerie Tichacek, Craig Todd-alto sax, Jim Cady-bass, Nick Maluf-tenor sax, Mike Sissin-piano, Mikhail Andria-trombone, Dick McCreary-drums & Brian Reno-trumpet.Tickets are $10 at the door. Entrance to the theatre from the side parking lot. Plenty of free parking.
Join us for Soulful Sunday concerts at the National Blues Museum in November from 4:00-7:00PM in the Lumiere Place Legends room at the National Blues Museum.615 Washington Ave., St. Louis, MO 63101General Admission tickets are available for $10.$15 for reserved table seating.Combo Ticket $20 – includes general admission to the concert and the museum.Tickets can be purchased in advance, or in person the night of the show at the National Blues Museum Box Office, 615 Washington Avenue, St. Louis, 63101. For more information, call 314-925-0016 ext. 405.Soulful Sundays are sponsored in part by Missouri Arts Council
Winter Seed SwapA Day of Swapping Seeds & Gardener SocialHave extra seeds, plants, or bulbs? Bring them to the Winter Seed Swap and take home new ones! Don't have any seeds to share? No worries, there is plenty to share. Meet local gardeners, share ideas and tips, ask questions and learn.November 19th, 2017 from 11am-6pmSchlafly BottleworksFree event - All are welcomeLive Folk Music by Michael Tzinberg
ALLEGRO & ADAGIOJoin us and get into the spirit of the season!Join us in celebrating the premiere of the original composition “Joyful” written for COCA’s vocal ensemble by Colin Healey as part of a festive repertoire of musical theatre, pop, traditional and winter favorites from COCA’s vocal companies (ages 11 to 18). (90 mins, with intermission)AGES 4+ONE SHOW:THU, NOV 30 | 7:00PM
WHAT: “The Penelopiad” WHEN: Nov. 15-19WHERE: Donald D. Shook Fine Arts Building theater, St. Charles Community College, 4601 Mid Rivers Mall Dr. in CottlevilleCOST: Free to SCC students with ID; $8 general admission; $6 seniors, veterans and students; $5 Budget WednesdaysCONTACT INFO: Jean Deimund at email@example.com or 636-922-8050NEWS STORY FORMATCenter Stage Theatre to present ‘The Penelopiad’ Nov. 15-19St. Charles Community College’s Center Stage Theatre will present The Penelopiad Nov. 15-19, in the Donald D. Shook Fine Arts Building theater on the SCC campus. The show will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, Nov. 15-18; 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 16; and 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19. Tickets are free to SCC students with ID, or $8 general admission and $6 seniors, veterans and students. The campus is located at 4601 Mid Rivers Mall Drive in Cottleville.The Penelopiad is Margaret Atwood's new stage adaptation of her own wry, witty and wise novel. In what amounts to a theatrical Olympiad, Penelope and her wronged maids tell their side of the story - how she patiently and devotedly waited 20 years for the return of her husband Odysseus from the Trojan War, only to have him repay her and her maids' devotion with heart-wrenching ruthlessness. Full of music, poetry and movement, this new telling of an ancient story echoes with the fluidity of the original mythic material and timeless resonance for today. Follow Center Stage Theatre on Facebook at facebook.com/SCCCenterStage.
The Arcadia Dance Orchestra' is an authentic, 11 piece 1920's style jazz band based in St. Louis, Missouri. Comprising of professional musicians from the local music scene and led by local bandleader T.J Muller.
A weekly 90 minute showcase of Blues, Soul & Funk featuring an array of St. Louis musicians collectively known as the Blu City All Stars presented by St. Louis stalwart vocalist and guitarist "Big Mike" Aguirre. Cover Charge of $7 applies at 9pm.
Hyper Tensions (garage rock from Evansville, IN) come to St. Louis with local support from the Cold Shakes.
WHAT: SCC to host Fall Student Art Exhibition WHEN: Nov. 20-Dec. 10, 2017WHERE: Gallery of the Donald D. Shook Fine Arts Building, St. Charles Community College, 4601 Mid Rivers Mall Drive in CottlevilleCOST: Free and open to the publicCONTACT INFO: Brian D. Smith, firstname.lastname@example.org or 636-922-8575NEWS STORY FORMATSCC student artwork is focus of November exhibition St. Charles Community College will display the artwork of its students Nov. 20-Dec. 10 at the SCC Fall Student Art Exhibition. An opening reception will be held from 6-8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 20. The exhibition and reception are free and open to the public. The exhibition will showcase some of the finest pieces being created in the SCC Art Department during the fall 2017 semester. Work in various media will be on display including painting, drawing, photography, printmaking, ceramics, sculpture, video, 2D design, graphic design and more. Gallery hours are 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. The gallery is located in the Donald D. Shook Fine Arts Building.For more information, contact Brian D. Smith at email@example.com or 636-922-8575.
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