Category Archives: Events

TOYing with Digital Exhibition and Opening Reception

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The Regional Arts Commission (RAC) presents “TOYing with Digital,” a photography exhibition produced by professional photographers using toy cameras. Typical characteristics of a toy camera are plastic lenses and very few controls. All of the artists featured in this exhibition have been working with one digital toy camera or another, and this exhibition highlights the results of an early foray into using toy cameras in the digital age.

Join us at the opening reception on Friday, November 14th from 5:30 – 7:30pm, and at our gallery talk on Tuesday, December 2, from 5:30 – 7:00.

Curator: Susan Hacker Stang

Artists: David B. Angell, Ryan Duffy, Olivia Lahs-Gonzales, Olivia Joseph, Mark Katzman, Jennifer Silverberg, Susan Hacker Stang

GALLERY HOURS:   Monday through Friday from 10am to 5pm;

Saturday and Sunday 12pm to 5pm.

All events are free and open to the public.

Yoga on The Loop at the Midtown Farmers Market!

Yoga on The Loop is coming soon to the Midtown Farmers Market!
Saturday Mornings —-9am-10am
September 6-October 25, 2014

Led by Michelle Abounader of Dandelion Yoga Productions
Held In the Thinking Man Plaza at 6655 Delmar in The Loop
Donations go to the Global Down Syndrome Foundation
For Information Call: 314-378-2986

The Midtown Farmers Market takes place every Saturday morning from 8:00am-12:30pm at the Historic Market in The Loop through November 1st.

Back Lot at the Big Top Exhibition and Opening Reception

RAC, Gallery Opening, Exhibit, Delmar Loop

The Regional Arts Commission (RAC) presents Back Lot at the Big Top,” an exhibition of artwork created during the 2013 and 2014 Artist Day at Circus Flora. Enjoy this special glimpse of the back lot at St. Louis’ own magical one-ring theatre, interpreted through the visual arts. This exhibition will be on display in RAC’s Metro Art Exchange located on the second floor of the RAC building.

“Many daydream of running away with the circus, and some even do if only for a day or two.”

Join us at the opening reception on Friday, September 19th from 5:30 – 7:30pm. Jugglers, stilt walkers, and other circus revelry will be afoot!

EXHIBIT NAME: Back Lot at the Big Top
ARTISTS: Ann Aurbach, Dawn Ebert Balk, Kath Brown, Stacey Cassmeyer, Andrea Crabtree, Leslie Faust, Sue Hezel, Karen Kotner, Anne Warfield, Jennifer Weigel
CURATOR: Susan Mintz

Opening Reception: Friday, September 19, 5:30 – 7:30pm
All events are free and open to the public. Back Lot at the Big Top continues through December 31.

GALLERY HOURS: Monday through Friday from 10am to 5pm;
Saturday and Sunday 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
See our Gallery Page or contact Laura Mullen for more information at laura.mullen@stlrac.org.

Machinations Exhibition and Opening Reception

 RAC, Regional Arts Commission, Exhibit, Gallery Show, Gallery Discussion, Delmar Loop

The Regional Arts Commission (RAC) presents “Machinations,” comprised of “objects that activate physical, psychological, and interpersonal relations.” “Machinations” speaks to both the intangible and tangible nature of physical relationships embodied in, through, and with objects. The exhibition places focus on objects produced through the traditions of sculpture production, small metals fabrication, casting, welding and silversmithing.
Join us at the opening reception on Friday, September 19 from 5:30 – 7:30, and at our gallery talk on Friday October 10, from 5:30 – 7:30.

EXHIBIT NAME: Machinations
ARTISTS: Alison Ouellette-Kirby, Noah Kirby, Laura Elizabeth Mullen
CURATOR: Noah Kirby
DATES: Opening Reception: Friday, September 19, 5:30 – 7:30pm

Gallery Talk: Friday, October 10, 5:30 – 7:30pm.
All events are free and open to the public.
Machinations continues through November 1.

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

See our Gallery Page or contact Laura Mullen for more information at laura.mullen@stlrac.org

Happy Star Clipper Day!

On Saturday, August 23, Star Clipper is celebrating our 26th anniversary with Star Clipper Day 2014. Star Clipper is proud to have served the city of St. Louis as the premiere pop culture and comic book retailer in the region for over 25 years. Come out for a full-day celebration, including our 6th annual Comic Trivia Contest, The Rough & Tumble Kickstarter Meet & Greet, and the return of nerdcore rapper, Tribe One.

The Rough & Tumble Kickstarter Meet & Greet – 12 pm to 5 pm


Artist Ben Sawyer will be doing sketches at the meet and greet event and you’ll have a chance to preview some early artwork from the book-to-be and pick up some free promotional kickstarter bookmarks.

6th Annual Comic Trivia Contest – 3 pm to 5 pm
Star Clipper will be hosting our 6th Annual Comic Book Trivia Contest. Teams are limited to 2 members per team.
Register your team today by emailing jon@starclipper.com

Tribe One Returns to Star Clipper - 7pm to 9:30 pm

Nerdcore rapper Tribe One returns to Star Clipper on Saturday, August 23 to promote his new releases “Crisis on Intimate Earths” and “Malibu Shark Attack.”
Line Up:
Robot DJ 6 DJ Set 7 to 8 pm
Tribe One 8:15 to 9:30 pm

Precision Cut – Gallery Exhibition

Gallery Opening, Delmar Loop, Art, Craft Alliance

Opening reception: Friday, September 5, 6:00-8:00pm 

Craft Alliance Center of Art + Design // 6640 Delmar Blvd

Co-curated by Steve Keeble and Stefanie Kirkland, this exhibition features four artists whose work in wood transcends the process of turning on a lathe. Each artist explores various tools and techniques to create the clean lines and precise cuts that help define their work.

Featuring: Peter Exton, Keith Holt, Todd Hoyer, and Leah K. Woods

Related event:
Across the Grain
Free poetry reading in the gallery Saturday, October 11, 4:00pm
Presented by the St. Louis Poetry Center as part of the Lit in the Lou book festival

This exhibition is part of the American Arts Experience – St. Louis

4th Annual Jack Buck Day at Three Kings Pub!

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Three Kings Pub will be celebrating the 4th annual Jack Buck Day Thursday August 21st from 7:00-9:00 p.m.

Come celebrate the memory of a legendary Cardinals Sportscaster on his birthday with MC Andrew Wool,  and give homage to his StL Walk of Fame star in front of Three Kings!

The celebration will include a few rounds of Jack Buck and Cardinal’s Trivia for prizes!

Prizes will include:
Cards Tix, Jerseys, 3 Kings Gift Cards, Redbird finger puppets, and much more!

Free entrance to all….bring the family!

Photo via: gatewayredbirds.com