5 Things To Do This Weekend in St. Louis 7/14 – 7/16
Happy Friday! It’s time for another fun-filled weekend in St. Louis. If you are still pulling your plans together for the weekend, here are a few suggestions to help.
Let Them Eat Art | July 14
Let Them Eat Art is Maplewood’s whimsical tribute to Bastille Day held each year. The event features live art demonstrations by regional artists, live music, and food & drink by Maplewood’s award-winning food purveyors. Let Them Eat Art is not an art fair; it’s a celebration of making art and enjoying art in the shops and on the streets of Historic Downtown Maplewood.
Art Hill Film Series: Titanic | July 14
The Saint Louis Art Museum kicks off their 8th annual Art Hill Film Series this Friday! Watch a film, listen to live music, bring a picnic, or get a meal from a host of food trucks! In honor of the Saint Louis Art Museum’s summer exhibition “Reigning Men: Fashion in Menswear, 1715–2015,” this year’s Film Series is a celebration of fabulous fashion, featuring Oscar nominees and winners for Best Costume Design. This Friday’s film is Titanic. Food trucks begin serving at 6 p.m. Movies start at 9 p.m.
St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase | July 16 – 20
Love Movies? You won’t want ot miss the St. Louis Filmmakers showcase kicking off this Sunday. The annual presentation of the nonprofit Cinema St. Louis, serves as the area’s primary venue for films made by local artists. The Showcase screens works that were written, directed, edited, or produced by St. Louis natives or films with strong local ties. The 12 film programs that screened at the Tivoli from July 16-20 serve as the Showcase’s centerpiece. The programs range from full-length fiction features and documentaries to multi-film compilations of fiction and documentary shorts. Programs with feature-length films include post-screening Q&As with filmmakers.
Missouri Botanical Garden: Garden of Glass | thru August 13
The Missouri Botanical Garden is playing host to floral glass artist Craig Mitchell Smith this summer during its Garden of Glass event. Smith’s pieces have previously been on exhibit at Walt Disney World’s Epcot Center, Michigan State University and various botanic gardens. His work has been featured on HGTV. Smith is known for his custom kiln fired technique and style. He uses fusing, texturing, slumping and cold working to create his pieces. The exhibit features 30 displays, all commissioned specifically for the Missouri Botanical Garden.
Joey Diaz | July 13 – 15
Joey ‘Coco’ Diaz is one of the most sought after comedians in the entertainment industry today. His love of storytelling is evident in his first hour-long special “Socially Unacceptable.” Diaz’s raw style is highlighted on television with appearances on “Stand Up Revolution,” “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” and “My Name is Earl.” Listen in to Uncle Joey on “The Joe Rogan Experience” and on his own podcast, “The Church of What’s Happening Now.” See him this weekend at the Helium Comedy Club
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