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Circus Tent Rising - The Official Start of Summer

 Circus Flora tent
Summer in Grand Center kicks off when we see the Circus Flora tent going up! Be on the lookout for the tent raising on May 13 behind Powell Hall and get your tickets to see the exciting new show, One Summer on 2nd Street, May 29-June 28 (special peanut-free preview on May 28!). Looking for a great party before the show? Make plans now to attend the 2015 Flora Dora Gala on Saturday, May 30. Click here for info & tickets

The Barnett on Washington Now Open

Ever wondered what the inside of 3207 Washington looks like? The Barnett on Washington is the perfect location for your next wedding, social or corporate event. Schedule your tour TODAY!
Grand Center Events
Wine Flight Wednesdays at The Dark Room
Dark room

On May 13 and every Wednesday, The Dark Room hosts live jazz courtesy of the Kasimu Taylor Trio & special guests from 9-11pm. This no cover session is paired with “Wine Flight Wednesdays,” when all wine flights are specially priced. Experience exciting wines from around the world while listening to some of STL’s finest jazz practitioners!  Click here for more info

Dada Ball & Bash at CAM

dada ball

Celebrate the ironic, unexpected and eccentric at the Contemporary Art Museum’s 2015 Dada Ball & Bash on Saturday, May 16. The event will draw inspiration from the Dadaists of the early twentieth century, especially “Honorary Chair” Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968), and proceeds will support CAM’s groundbreaking exhibitions and education programs. Click here for tickets

KDHX Presents Down Hill Strugglers

Downhill Strugglers

Experience the KDHX Discovery Series with The Down Hill Strugglers, a Brooklyn-based string band whose mission is to “bring archaic sounds into the present, and challenge audiences to reject a dystopian future animated by disco beats and their ilk.” The Discovery Series offers new music and music-focused interactive sessions to start conversation about the role music plays in society. Hear the Down Hill Strugglers on Wednesday, May 20 at 7:30pm at The Stage at KDHX. Click here for info & tickets

Alarm Will Sound Returns to The Sheldon

alarms will sound

On Thursday, May 28 contemporary music ensemble Alarm Will Sound will perform works from the first year of Alarm System, a program that brings musical artists from diverse and unexpected backgrounds together with AWS to create new music. The goal is to expand the circle of those who collaborate with AWS, and those who can contribute their ideas to the new-music world. Read more about the project and purchase tickets here.

Youth Orchestra Season Finale

Youth Orchestra
Join the STL Symphony Youth Orchestra for its season finale on Saturday, May 30! Clarinetist Aleksis Martin steps forward as the last soloist this season to perform Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto! Don’t miss your chance to hear 100 of the most talented young musicians from across the region live at Powell Hall. This concert is FREE*, but tickets are required. Walk-up reservations welcome. Click here for tickets
At the Kranzberg Arts Center
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Happy Birthday Miles: Celebrating an Icon,
presented by Kasimu Taylor

Miles DavisSaturday, May 16 / 7:30pm doors / 8pm show
$15 GA / $10 students

This spirited tribute features performances by Kasimu Taylor, Kwanae Johnson, Adam Maness, Ben Wheeler, and Micah Walker. Click here for tickets and info

Javier Mendoza presents... “An Evening with
MENDOZA (A Pre CD Release Release)”

Javier MendozaSaturday May 23 / 7pm doors / 8pm show
$15 advance / $20 at the door

Spend an evening with rock sensation Javier Mendoza as he presents songs from his upcoming release in the intimate setting of the Kranzberg Arts Center. Mendoza will share the origins of his songs and perform yet to be released material, as well as some old favorites. Click here for tickets and info

Gitana Productions presents “Black and Blue"

black and blueMay 29-31 / 7:30pm (5/31 at 3pm)
Free / Reservations required
“Black and Blue” is an original play by Lee Patton Chiles that explores the complex relationship between the African American community and the police. Based on interviews with police officers and members of the African American community, “Black and Blue” includes performances by actors as well as community members who participated in the Ferguson protests and are associated with the Center of Hope and Peace. Click here for tickets and info

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