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2016-06-20T16:36:51Z
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Temporal Cities: Call for Participation

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 11:35am
  Temporal Cities is an collectively built interactive environment erected in a few hours then open to the public in a neighborhood park in St Louis City. We welcome many types of participation from Blanket Fort Constructors to workshops to volunteers and  performances. We believe in wonder, that creativity is intrinsic to human nature. Anyone regardless of level of expertise is encouraged […] 0

Chippewa/Broadway Business Association Quarterly Lunch

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 10:59am
Join the CBBA this Wednesday, June 22nd, at Gooseberries from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. for the Quarterly Lunch. Mention you are with the CBBA and get the discount!!! The lunch is an informal time of discussion and networking. https://www.facebook.com/events/574091346106186/ 0

EVENTS IN BENTON PARK

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 10:12am

Call for artists to participate in 11th annual Open Studios STL

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 9:25am
  Registration open now until July 20, 2016 The Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis is excited to announce its call for artists to participate in the 11th annual Open Studios STL, which will be held October 8-9, 2016. This weekend-long event connects the public to artists’ studios across the city and promotes dialogue about art-making in St. Louis. To […] 0

Swim weather is here! – News from Alderman Specer

Wed, 06/01/2016 - 9:33am
Join us for a free community party First Swim: Marquette Pool this Saturday June 4 noon – 4pm. The Health Department will be offering free health screenings starting at10am and other city services and community outreach will be on hand. There will be free food, free music and lots of other giveaways including gun locks. The 20th Ward is […] 0

Benton Park’s 150th Birthday Bash

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 12:00am
    Benton Park’s 150th Birthday Bash June 25, 2106 * Benton Park (the Park)  Join us in the park for a multistage event to celebrate the 105th Birthday of this great neighborhood! Bridge Stage 11:30am -12:30pm River Kittens 1:00pm -2:00pm Richie Kihlken Band 2:30pm – 3:30pm Leonas 4:00pm – 5:00pm Love Jones the Band 5:30pm – 7:00pm Javier Mendoza-Hobo […] 0

House Shout

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 3:04pm
Event: House Shout Date: Wednesday June 1st (and every 1st Wednesday of the month) Location: Blank Space, 2847 Cherokee Cover: $3 (+$3 for under 21) Description: The House Shout is a monthly party for swing, jazz and blues lovers. Only the best in early jazz and swing for your dancing, drinking, and reminiscing pleasure! stljitterbugs.com 0

Storytime onCherokee Street with Bobby Norfolk

Wed, 05/18/2016 - 11:31am
  It’s story time on Cherokee Street! Bring your kids, bring your kids’ friends, bring your friends’ kids!! Emmy award winning storyteller (of Gator Tales) Bobby Norfolk, will be gracing Cherokee with his family friendly stories on the Saturday afternoon of Memorial Day weekend! This is an outdoor event, so please bring a chari or […] 0

New exhibitions open this Saturday at the compound

Tue, 05/17/2016 - 6:15pm
      This Saturday ___________________________   Jenny Murphy “Paper” Goods Company: Help Wanted  May 21 – June 25, 2017 Opening reception Saturday, May 21, 7-10 PM at fort gondoMartin Brief A May 21 – June 25, 2017 Opening reception Saturday, May 21, 7-10 PM at beverly fort gondo compound for the arts 
is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit arts forum founded […] 0

CINCO DE MAYO FESTIVAL ON CHEROKEE STREET A CELEBRATION OF COMMUNITY AND A FIESTA FOR EVERYONE

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 8:21pm
An annual tradition, with a long history, Cinco De Mayo Festival on Cherokee Street has evolved into a celebration of community and one of the largest and most diverse festivals in the St. Louis area. Established over 15 years ago, the festival is now organized by Cherokee Street Development League 501c3, a nonprofit that seeks […] 0

Couture Show Premiering April 29th

Mon, 04/18/2016 - 10:23am
Bespoke’s Dorothy Jones is collaborating with Victoria Cates, a wonderfully talented beader/embroiderer. Together they’re creating a dozen completely new pieces for a show called Amare Elementorum, a love letter to the natural and organic. Victoria’s embroidery is based on organic shapes from land and sea. The clothes themselves are made from natural fibers, with shapes that echo and […] 0

Document V Opening Friday + Lot 49 Recap

Tue, 03/22/2016 - 12:06pm
Document V opens on Friday, March 25th Document V, organized in conjunction with Temporary Art Review‘s five year anniversary, opens this Friday, March 25th from 7 to 10pm with commissions spanning across both galleries, online, on public lands and more. The exhibition serves as an official record of Temporary as a public form, summarizing the first five years of collective research by a disparate group […] 0

Watoto Children’s Choir from Uganda Africa

Tue, 03/22/2016 - 11:02am
The Watoto Children’s Choir of Uganda will bring its “Oh, What Love” performance to 2720 Cherokee on Sunday evening, April 10th, @ 6:30 p.m. The event is FREE and open to All Ages. Experience the sound, energy and passion of Africa as these young people sing, dance and share their stories. Watoto is a faith-based relief organization […] 0

Cinco De Mayo STL – Cherokee Street

Mon, 03/14/2016 - 9:23pm
The Cinco De Mayo Festival on Cherokee Street is one of the largest festivals in the St. Louis area, bringing together over 45,000 attendees to celebrate the rich culture and artistic community on Cherokee Street and surrounding South St. Louis City neighborhoods. Sponsorship of this event is a great opportunity to connect with a diverse audience, […] 0