Category Archives: Events

RAC Gallery presents Creative Stimulus Exhibition

RAC, Regional Arts Commission, Art, Delmar Loop

The Gallery at The Regional Arts Commission Presents “Of Being Numerous: 2013 Critical Mass Creative Stimulus Award Exhibition”

Of Being Numerous: The 2013 Critical Mass for the Visual Arts Creative Stimulus Award Exhibition,” features artwork by the recipients of the 2013 Creative Stimulus Award: Ilene Berman, Christine Ilewski and Carlie Trosclair. The Creative Stimulus Award is an annual prize given by Critical Mass for the Visual Arts which allots $1500 to three St. Louis-based, jury-selected artists, to assist them in creating new work and expanding their practices. This exhibition features a variety of media – including painting, textiles, and installation – that serves as a means for representing fundamentally community-driven work, which is deeply engaged with the St. Louis area beyond conventional gallery confines.

Join us at the opening reception on Friday, August 15 from 5:30pm – 7:30pm, and at our gallery talkon August 27 from 5:30pm – 7:30pm.

Curator: Jessica Baran

Artists:Ilene Berman, Christine Ilewski, Carlie Trosclair

GALLERY HOURS: Monday through Friday from 10am to 5pm; Saturday and Sunday from 12pm to 5pm      

LOCATION:           The Gallery at the Regional Arts Commission

6128 Delmar Blvd. 63112 (across from The Pageant)

Free parking behind The Pageant or metered street parking

About Critical Mass for the Visual Arts www.criticalmassart.org

“Critical Mass for the Visual Arts is a nonprofit, self-formed visual arts collaborative dedicated to promoting, enhancing and initiating contemporary visual art in the St. Louis region. Since 2008, Critical Mass for the Visual Arts has recognized the needs of outstanding local visual artists through the Creative Stimulus Project.”

 

About the Regional Arts Commission www.racstl.org

The Regional Arts Commission (RAC) is at the forefront of efforts to transform St. Louis into a more vibrant, creative and economically thriving community by elevating the vitality, value and visibility of the arts. As the largest annual funder of the arts in the region, since its inception in 1985, RAC has awarded more than 6,300 grants totaling over $84 million to support nonprofit arts, individual artists, cultural organizations, consortiums and programs. Directed by a board of 15 commissioners appointed by the chief executives of St. Louis City and County, RAC is a pivotal force in the continuing development and marketing of the arts in the region. www.racstl.org. Follow us on FACEBOOK at Regional Arts Commission or TWITTER at RACStLouis.

 

Loop Trolley Open House

Excited about the Loop Trolley?

Loop Trolley, Delmar Loop, Trolley Update

Public Open House

Thursday, July 24, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

The Loop Trolley TDD is hosting an open-house to meet the community, present the Loop Trolley project and discuss construction impacts. Renderings and maps will show the trolley route, station stops, the greenway and more.

No formal presentation. Stop by anytime between 5:30 and 7:30pm 

WHAT:      Loop Trolley Open House
WHO:        Community
WHEN:      Thursday, July 24, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
WHERE:    Regional Arts Commission - 6128 Delmar Blvd.

St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase at the Tivoli

St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase, 2014, Tivoli Theatre, Delmar Loop
St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase at the Tivoli

 

St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase
Jul 13th to Jul 17th
Tivoli Theatre

 
The St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase, an annual presentation of the nonprofit Cinema St. Louis, serves as the area’s primary venue for films made by local artists. The Showcase screens works that were written, directed, edited, or produced by St. Louis natives or films with strong local ties. The various film programs that will screen at the Showcase range from full-length fiction features and documentaries to multi-film compilations of fiction and documentary shorts. Many programs include post-screening Q&As with filmmakers. Filmmakers of all ages within a 120 mile radius of St. Louis are strongly encouraged to submit their works, or at the very least attend the event to celebrate with us and the amazingly talented St. Louis filmmakers. Tickets go on sale on or before July 1, 2014. Contact CSL artistic director Chris Clark with any questions by phone 314.289.4152 or email chris@cinemastlouis.org
2014 St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase program: click HERE

Star Clipper’s 10-Years-In-The-Loop Anniversary Sale

Star Clipper, Anniversary Sale, Delmar Loop

Star Clipper moved to our current location in the Delmar Loop on July 14, 2004, and we are commemorating our 10 year anniversary as a Loop institution with a massive storewide sale this Saturday, July 12, from 10 am to 10 pm.

Everything in the store will by 20% off.* Even better, all hardcover books will be 30% off. Best yet, all Bargain Books will be 60% off.

Come celebrate Star Clipper’s Loop-iversary!

*Sideshow Collectibles will be up to 8% off; consignment items ineligible for discount.

Arthur R Grunmann “Art Retrospective” at Compônere

Componere Gallery, Delmar Loop, Art, Exhibit, Gallery Opening,

Arthur R Grunmann
“Art Retrospective”
Paintings
June 29th, 2014 – July 26th, 2014
Sunday Reception: July 6th 2-4p.m.

“About The Collection”
Six decades of paintings with tactical energy of mixing dry and wet ­­­medias, creates a fulfilling contrasting transparency that defines the space and form. Ending this process, the visual artwork comes alive creating an emotional fulfilling experience that satisfies
my inner soul.

Compônere Gallery of Art – 28 years of art
6509 Delmar in The Loop
St. Louis MO 63130

Happy 50th Birthday, Craft Alliance!

Craft Alliance, Craft on Tap, Delmar Loop,
CRAFT ON TAP
Celebrating 50 years of Craft Alliance Center of Art + Design

Friday, June 27 6:00-10:00pm

This FREE, outdoor event will welcome the St. Louis community to celebrate the 50 year history of Craft Alliance Center of Art + Design. In addition to the opening reception of the biennial Works from the Studios Exhibition in the Delmar Loop gallery, the parking lot behind the building will host artist demonstrations in ceramics, glass, and metal. Local food trucks will be on site including Vincent Van Doughnut and 2 Girls 4 Wheels! Free beer and coffee will be provided by Urban Chestnut Brewing Company and Meshuggah Café. Local bands Middle Class Fashion and Kid Scientist will perform starting at 8:00pm. For more information: www.craftalliance.org

The Gallery at RAC presents “Squared Off”

 

RAC, Delmar Loop, Event, Regional Arts Commission

The Regional Arts Commission (RAC) presents “Squared Off,” the painting and mixed media work of thirteen local women.  The artists are printmakers, photographers, painters and collagists who have each accepted the challenge of translating a square canvas into her own artistic vision.  With the intention to expose visitors to this art making format, Kay Wood states “The diversity of the show will surprise the viewer.”

Join us at the opening reception on Friday, June 13 from 5:30 – 7:30pm. Celebrate again at the exhibit gallery talk and art sale featuring one hundred more square works by local female artists; Thursday July 11 from 5:30 – 7:30

Gallery Hours: Mon – Fri: 10am – 5pm; Sat: 12 – 5pm

 

University City Summer Band Loop Concerts

THE 2014 SEASON OF THE UNIVERSITY CITY SUMMER BAND WILL BEGIN ON TUESDAY JUNE 10, 2014.  CONCERTS ARE HELD IN THE MARKET ON DELMAR IN THE UCITY LOOP (6655 DELMAR). All concerts start at 7pm and last about 80 minutes with a short intermission. You may come and go as you please.  Bring a lawn chair AS available seating is limited.  bring your children!!!

ucitybandlion

DATES FOR THE 2014 SEASON ARE: 

LEGENDS AND LEADERS”

The UCity Summer Band pays tribute this season to the many Legends and Leaders who have made or are making outstanding contributions to music and in particular the wind band medium.

 June 10 – “HAPPY BIRTHDAY SAINT LOUIS!”

June 17 –  KATHY LAWTON BROWN, MEZZO SOPRANO SOLOIST

Performing music by Saint-Saens and Gershwin

June 24 –  “AMERICANA – Celebrating 1814 and 1914”

July 1 – No Concert

July 8 -  CARRIE SCHAFER, TRUMPET soloist

Performing music by Bohme, Arutunian and Anderson

July 15 – PAM SMITH-KELLY CONDUCTS THE MUSIC OF CLAUDE T. SMITH

July 22 – “1964”

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON THE UCITY SUMMER BAND AND THE 2014 SEASON, PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBITE AT: www.ucsummerband.org OR CONTACT TOM POSHAK, DIRECTOR UCITY SUMMER BAND AT POSHAK@SBCGLOBAL.NET