VibesStl: The Grand Arts Event

Posted by Anne McCullough on July 25, 2016 | Leave a Comment

VibesStl: The Grand Arts Event is an art/music showcase put together by two local creatives in St. Louis giving local artists a platform to display their talent, held about twice a year-every year. In 3 years it’s grown from 300-400 attendees to now 800-1000 attendees. This will be #5, four of the five have been held on Cherokee Street. Two at the Blank Space and now two at 2720 Cherokee.

Viva Mexico on Cherokee

Posted by Anne McCullough on July 19, 2016 | Leave a Comment

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Celebrate Mexican Independence Day at Cherokee Street
Authentic Food
Margaritas & Beer
Folkloric Dances
Live Bands
Interested in being a Vendor or Sponsor? Call 314-330-0454 or email us at contact@redlatinastl.com

Nebula Block Party

Posted by Anne McCullough on July 19, 2016 | Leave a Comment

 

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In 2010 we opened our doors as the first coworking space in St. Louis. 6 years later we’re expanding again with the addition of another building and lots improvements at our existing space. Come see what we’ve been working on!

Free drinks from Schlafly Beer, live music by SO MANY DYNAMOS (10pm) and Nappy DJ Needles (7:30pm), Byrd & Barrel pop-up cafe, LO-FI CHEROKEE screening, pre-party beer tasting at Saint Louis Hop Shop(5pm) and a sign lighting ceremony at 7:30pm for our new 20′ neon sign!

Books & Breakfast

Posted by Anne McCullough on July 11, 2016 | Leave a Comment

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TOCO Shop STL Celebrates 6 months!

Posted by Anne McCullough on July 11, 2016 | Leave a Comment

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Wednesday, July 27th 6-8 @ TOCO Shop STL (2714 Cherokee)

Alice in Wonderland themed celebration and fundraiser!

Music by the one and only Suzie Cue!

Yummy Treats by The Happy Bakery (from O’Fallon, IL)

FREE ENTRY!

Door Prizes, Raffles, Costume Contest (Wonderland Costumes welcomed, but not required), Free snacks/treats (feel free to bring something savory to share, we have the sweets covered!), Free drinks, and so much more! The shop WILL be open for business during the party as well!

Family friendly–Bring the kiddos!

Tapestry of Community Offerings (TOCO) is a 100% nonprofit organization! Help us to support our wonderful community programs!

Saturday, July 30 at 2 PM – 8 PM @ Benton Park
An Interactive Playscape built by neighbors, artists, and YOU!!

Featuring: costume contest (7pm), sustainability and wellness workshops, Celestial Theater, produce promenade (sorta like a cakewalk but with produce), Mad Science, sculptures by Artscope kids, Blaqueberry Puppets, yoga with Sergio, Tha Zumba King, Castle of Magical Thinking, Cranky Yellow, face painting, art workshop with reiki/mediation with Itshanapa, Revisionist Inn shadow puppets, laughter with Sonia of Kismet Creative Center, Origami with Katie Rogerz and DJ Dicky P, beer booth, food, and a village of interactive blanket forts and tons more!!!! FREE & Family Friendly.

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-with special guest-

Skeme Richards (Hot Peas & Butta / Philadelphia)

-plus resident deejays-

DJ MAKossa (Afreaka!)

Nappy DJ Needles (KDHX / The Soulition)

All vinyl.

Funk, soul, boogie, disco, reggae, hip-hop, latin, psychedelic and more.

$5

21+

Every third Saturday at Blank Space.

Blank Space
2847 Cherokee St.
STL, MO

Special thanks to 4 Hands Brewing Company for their sponsorship and support!

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Operation Food Search Free Meals @ Love Bank Park

Posted by Anne McCullough on July 11, 2016 | Leave a Comment

Operation Food Search will begin serving free meals through their mobile Food Truck, at Love Bank Park beginning today, and continuing every week day until August 12th. Monday – Wednesday and Friday 6:05 pm – 6:30pm and Thursday from 5:20 pm – 5:50pm, to children 18 and under.

The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), funded by the USDA, ensures that children continue to receive nutritious meals when school is not in session. Operation Food Search, a SFSP Sponsor, connects with thousands of children 18 years and under to food. Determination of need is based on the number of youth in the area who are eligible for free and reduced price meals.

Hammonds Books BOOK SALE

Posted by Anne McCullough on June 27, 2016 | Leave a Comment

Bi-Annual Book Sale

30% off

all books & prints

Sunday,

July 3, 2016

Or order online
over 60,000 titles
on our website

HAMMONDS BOOKS

1939 Cherokee Street, St. Louis MO 63118

314 323 6389
hammondsbooks@yahoo.com
www.hammondsbooks.net

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Temporal Cities: Call for Participation

Posted by Anne McCullough on June 20, 2016 | Leave a Comment

 

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 to get involved.

 
Evoke your inner wild child and join us in creating the fabric for this year’s Temporal Cities. Participation open to all ages and skill levels. Collaboration encouraged. Individual artists/performers/makers welcome. Stipend requests due by June 26th. Preference given to early submissions. Art is for everyone!”  Visit www.sporeprojects.blogspot.com for more info!

EVENTS IN BENTON PARK

Posted by Anne McCullough on June 20, 2016 | Leave a Comment

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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 be eligible for participation, artists must maintain working studios or spaces in St. Louis City or St. Louis County. Gallery spaces are not eligible unless an artist is actively working in the space. In addition, CAM encourages individual artist participation from those in co-working spaces, university campuses, alternative spaces, residency programs, and arts organizations that host working studio spaces. In all spaces, we suggest that artists highlight works in progress.

Swim weather is here! – News from Alderman Specer

Posted by Anne McCullough on June 1, 2016 | Leave a Comment

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 conducting a traffic study to collect resident input on one-way streets and other traffic issues. You can fill out the online survey here. We are also one of 3 wards implementing participatory budgeting adding resident input to the ward budgeting process. Volunteers will be taking input at the Pool Party and June 11, 11-1pm at Thomas Dunn.

Benton Park’s 150th Birthday Bash

Posted by Anne McCullough on May 27, 2016 | Leave a Comment

 

 

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 Cane

7:30pm – 9:30pm Aaron Kamm & the One Drops

 

Lakeside Stage

12:00pm – 1:00pm Firedog

1:30pm – 2:30pm Tommy Holloran

3:00pm – 4:00pm Leslie Sanazaro 

4:30pm – 5:30pm Hazard To Ya Booty

House Shout

Posted by Anne McCullough on May 19, 2016 | Leave a Comment

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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!

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Storytime onCherokee Street with Bobby Norfolk

Posted by Anne McCullough on May 18, 2016 | Leave a Comment

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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 blanket! There will be a limited amount of free pizza from Master Pieza and ice cream from I Scream Cakes, so get there early!! In case of rain, event will take place at I Scream Cakes 2641 Cherokee!

Saturday, May 28th 2pm to 3pm

New exhibitions open this Saturday at the compound

Posted by Anne McCullough on May 17, 2016 | Leave a Comment

 

 

 

This Saturday
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Jenny Murphy
“Paper” Goods Company: Help Wanted 
May 21 – June 25, 2017
Opening reception Saturday, May 21, 7-10 PM
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Opening reception Saturday, May 21, 7-10 PM
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fort gondo compound for the arts 
is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit arts forum founded in 2002. All events are free and open to the public.

Hours: Thursdays & Saturdays, 12 – 4 p.m. and by appointment.Programs and exhibitions are funded in part by the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts and theRegional Arts Commission of St. Louis. Events sponsored by Schlafly Beer.

IMAGE: (L to R) Jenny Murphy; Martin Brief

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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 to promote the arts, culture and creative innovation on Cherokee Street.  The festival brings together over 50,000 attendees to celebrate the rich culture and spirited, eclectic community within the Cherokee neighborhood and surrounding south St. Louis area.

Couture Show Premiering April 29th

Posted by Anne McCullough on April 18, 2016 | Leave a Comment

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 complement the embroidery.

We’d love to show you pictures, but we’re keeping the pieces under wraps until the premiere. We can, however, share a preview of some of the ingredients.

 

Document V Opening Friday + Lot 49 Recap

Posted by Anne McCullough on March 22, 2016 | Leave a Comment

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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 of artists, curators, observers, activists and critics.

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