This talk showcases some early examples of this beautiful art form and explores how it moved from center stage to appear most commonly in a secondary role as the wrapping on fringe. Free, but ticket required; see website. Donald Danforth Jr. Lecture on Native American Art. In this event she talks about her creative work in the context of contemporary Cuba and presents a short film, Misericordia, based on one of her short stories. This event is in Spanish. Throughout the collection, however, athletic risk also comes with unexpected, often unsettling results.
In she was appointed poet laureate of South Dakota. In Year of the Snake she explores issues of mixed-race identity, myths, Japanese fairy tales and metaphors of transformation. The High Low, Washington Ave. Louis Launch Party: James Brandon, Ziggy, Stardust and Me Author Talk In this tender-hearted debut, set against the tumultuous backdrop of life in , when homosexuality is still considered a mental illness, two boys defy all the odds and fall in love. The year is The Watergate hearings are in full swing.
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The Vietnam War is still raging. And homosexuality is still officially considered a mental illness. In the midst of these trying times is year-old Jonathan Collins, a bullied, anxious, asthmatic kid, who aside from an alcoholic father and his sympathetic neighbor and friend Starla is completely alone. When he completes his treatments, he will be normal — at least he hopes.
But before that can happen, Web stumbles into his life. Web is everything Jonathan wishes he could be: fearless, fearsome and, most importantly, not ashamed of being gay. Join us for a post-discussion special reception and a showcase of data visualization projects. Louis depict early property types and settlement patterns that in many cases have disappeared from the landscape of today. When they performed the ceremony at eight years old, they sealed a bond between them that made them best friends and brothers, just as the universe intended.
He was like a shadow at home but a second son in Nick's household. At 16 years old, events begin to collide into a terrifying climax, where the power of friendship is the only thing that can pull them through. Louis sits an townhouse that bears no obvious relationship to the monumental architecture, trendy condominiums and sports stadiums of its surroundings.
Originally the residence of a fur-trade tycoon and now the Campbell House Museum, the house has been subject to energetic preservation and heritage work for some years. Louis has been known since Ferguson. This talk considers the history of black artists working in abstraction beginning in the s to the present.
In this meditation, Cassel Oliver considers how artists have engaged in abstract painting as an act of resistance, as a marker of identity, as narrative and as innovative form. BookFest St. Louis BookFest St. Louis is a celebration of the literary arts that will bring dozens of local, regional and national authors together for a one-day festival in the Central West End.
Festival-goers are able to enjoy author presentations, panel discussions, book signings and an array of family-friendly activities and programming throughout the day. All BookFest St. Louis activities are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. Louis will feature an exciting lineup of locally and internationally renowned authors highlighting the best of contemporary literary fiction, poetry, memoir, essay, science fiction, young adult fiction, social issues and mystery.
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From the first days of the collection to how it is managed today, Erwin provides insight into this fascinating and extensive collection. He also discusses the significance of black popular culture to the black resistance movement in Brazil. No dance or music experience is necessary. Come prepared to move and participate! He hails from Feira de Santana, a market hub in the interior of Bahia, Brazil. His distinctive movement aesthetic and singing style have made him a much sought-after teacher, and today he travels the world giving workshops of capoeira Angola and rural samba, a singing-dancing-drumming form.
Syna So Pro presents a scoring workshop that demonstrates creating a story through sound initiated by visuals or narrations. The focus of this workshop is to interpret images, stories and silent films and to narrate and enhance the work through music and sound effects. Using Creative Experience's hardware and software, participants engage in interactive activities with one another during this workshop. No experience is necessary. Register at the door.
Space is limited. Syrhea Conaway is a multi-instrumentalist and music instructor who lives and works in St. Writing, arranging, and performing music since age 10, Conaway has earned medals in District and State competitions, and she performed at Carnegie Hall with the National Youth Chorus at age What would you do if you lost your brother and hundreds of co-workers in one horrific morning? How would you react and move forward? Most recently, the fund distributed direct financial aid to approximately 4, families who are still recovering after Hurricanes Maria and Irma devastated Puerto Rico.
Join us as Edie speaks from personal experience about changing the world and healing from tragedy by finding a greater purpose in life. The Ritz-Carlton St. Louis, Carondelet Plaza, St. Society of Architectural Historians Lecture. Austin, Marc McKee and Brian Barker This reading series invites local and regional poets, and established and up-and-coming poets to share their words. Ron A. Marc McKee is the author of What Apocalypse? The Focal Point, Sutton Blvd. The book discussion will be paired with a showcase of banned books from the Rare Book Collections.
Visit the WashU Libraries Book Club overview for more details about this series, and suggestions to assist with acquiring the book. Louis has become known as a study in design and imagery. Join us for an insightful presentation by Dan Fuller, a master guide and volunteer coordinator at Bellefontaine Cemetery and Arboretum. Fuller looks at the Wainwright and other mini-mansions and explores the style of the mausoleum and interesting details of the lives of those who built these structures.
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