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Music @ The Intersection

jazz + bluesIt’s the moment you’ve been waiting for—Music @ The Intersection kicks off this Friday, July 17! Enjoy an evening of Blues and Jazz starting with the “happy hour” concert in Strauss Park from 5 to 7pm, then continue inside some of St. Louis’ hottest restaurants and venues for more great music. Admission is FREE. More information: Facebook  |  Grand Center website Thank you to our festival sponsors Phillips 66, the Regional Arts Commission and the Missouri Arts Council!

2015 St. Louis Cabaret Festival

cabaret The Cabaret Project of St. Louis will present the 10th Annual St. Louis Cabaret Festival July 22-25 in Grand Center, in conjunction with the 2015 Cabaret Conference. Headliners Marilyn Maye, Jason Robert Brown and Christine Ebersole will perform at The Sheldon Concert Hall July 22-24, and the Conference Showcase featuring conference participants will take place July 25 at the Kranzberg Arts Center.  Tickets & info

New Leadership for St. Louis Symphony
and Pulitzer Arts Foundation

Grand Center is excited to welcome Marie-Hélène Bernard as President and CEO of the St. Louis Symphony and Cara Starke as Director of Pulitzer Arts Foundation.
 
marie helene bernardMs. Bernard previously held the position of Executive Director and CEO of the Handel and Haydn Society in Boston. She also served as Chief of Staff, Project Manager, and Orchestra Manager for the Philadelphia Orchestra; Orchestra Manager for the Cleveland Orchestra; and President and CEO of the Canton (OH) Symphony Orchestra. Ms. Bernard began her tenure in St. Louis on July 1. Read more

cara starkeMs. Starke has served as the Director of Exhibitions at Creative Time in New York since 2011, where she realized some of the organization’s most ambitious public art projects in the organization’s 40 year history. Prior to joining Creative Time, Ms. Starke served as the Assistant Curator for the Department of Media and Performance Art at the Museum of Modern Art. Ms. Starke will assume her new role on July 13. Read more
Grand Center Events
Selections from the MOCRA Collection

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The Museum of Contemporary Religious Art (MOCRA) at Saint Louis University presents selected works from the MOCRA collection now through August 2. Visitors can enjoy recent acquisitions being shown for the first time as well as works that have not been presented in several years. MOCRA is open Tuesday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. More info

CHRONICLE Ferguson:
Photographs by Santiago Bianco

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The Dark Room Wine Bar & Photo Gallery presents the work of St. Louis photographer Santiago Bianco now through August 4. Mr. Bianco, one of many photographers who documented the civil unrest prevalent in St. Louis last summer, was inspired to compile images for the upcoming book “Chronicle: Ferguson,” which will also include the work of many other photographers. More info

STL Square Dance

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Folk School of KDHX hosts monthly square dances at The Stage at KDHX. Live music provided by Three Crooked Men and knowledgeable callers guide you through the moves. No partner or experience necessary. Your next chance to join the fun is Friday, July 31, 7-9:30 pm. Tickets & info: Facebook page  |  Folk School website

At the Kranzberg Arts Center
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Farewell, Matt Villinger

matt villingerSt. Louis native and Jazz pianist Matt Villinger is leaving our fair city! Come see him off in style at his Going Away Show on Saturday, July 18, featuring Bob Deboo on bass, Joe Hibbs on drums, and Peter Schlamb on vibes.  More info

Sinatra at 100

joe scalzitti Join Joe Scalzitti and the St. Louis Big Band July 23 - August 29 on a journey through Frank Sinatra’s illustrious career. Legendary songs such as “New York New York,” “Come Fly With Me,” “Night and Day,” and many others will take center stage as Joe and the Band performs the hits that made Sinatra the Chairman of the Board!  More info

The Kranzberg Jazz Jam

Kranzberg Jazz Jam Every Wednesday, Bob Deboo hosts “The Kranzberg Jazz Jam,” featuring special guests from around the St. Louis area. This FREE event is open to all musicians of all ages. Come down to Grand Center ready to showcase your chops or just to listen to some quality jazz!  The Jam is on every Wednesday evening, including July 15, 22 & 29, 7-9pm. More info


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