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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

The Feed “Outsider” Album Pool Party & Guitarbecue at Vintage Vinyl

Vintage Vinyl, Pool Party, The Loop, Delmar Loop, The Feed, Live Music

Enjoy The Feed “Outsider” album Pool Party & Guitarbecue outside at Vintage Vinyl
 
Vintage Vinyl is excited to be hosting an “instore” event for the release of The Feed’s new album “Outsider”. Being that the band consistently writes some of our favorite summer jams and that it is summertime, The Feed will be doing their instore at Vintage Vinyl outside underneath the store marquee. Adding to the fun summer mix, the band’s set will become one big pool party as wading pools will be surrounding the band and there will be BBQ!
Come down for The Feed’s outdoor summer jam at Vintage Vinyl on Sunday, August 10th at 2:00PM and pick up a copy of the band’s new record “Outsider” while at the store!

Anniversary Party at Vapor Exchange

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You are invited to Vapor Exchange’s Anniversary Party!

Saturday, August 2nd from 12:00pm-8:00pm.


Vapor Exchange is proud to announce our 1 year Anniversary Party! The party will take place directly in front of our store, on the same block as Sunshine Daydream, Cheese-ology Macaroni & Cheese, and Vintage Vinyl!

We LOVE *FREE* & We LOVE *YOU*
So this was a perfect match!!
Come and celebrate with us and enjoy *FREE* LIVE music brought to you by:
The Schwag 
Pepperland
…more to be announced as well as DJs throughout.
* Free snow cones, popcorn and random prizes throughout the day (customers only).
** For every $25 you spend you get a FREE grab bag (at least $30 in retail), no limit, no maximum!!
*** $1000s in RAFFLE PRIZES!!!!!!

More details will be announced throughout the weekend, including all prizes offered for raffles, the incredible deals, and more band / DJ information. Stay tuned…

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.