7 Things To Do This Weekend: July 20-24

 In Culture

Looking for something to do this weekend? Look no further.


Photo courtesy of Champagne and Polka Dots

1/ ALIVE’s Cash + Carry
July 22-23
ALIVE’s second annual Cash + Carry is a must-attend event for any savvy St. Louis shopper who appreciates great style and top brands as much as exclusive deals and insider access. The two-day experience brings together the top boutiques in the city for the ultimate shopping trip stacked with stylish finds at discounted prices. Don’t miss your opportunity to explore the racks of our region’s top boutiques all in one place!

2/ St. Louis Cabaret Festival
July 19-24
Multiple locations
Celebrate the 5th annual St. Louis Cabaret Festival, July 19-24. This unique event spans six nights filled with showcases and performances of talents from across the country. Locations and ticket prices vary, see event site for more details.

3/ Sleepy Rubies and John Henry
July 23
Off Broadway
These two LouFest ’16 artists are releasing a dual CD together and are ready to party. Head down to Off Broadway to catch Sleepy Rubies and John Henry’s Release Show, Saturday, July 23.

4/ Three Pentacles Fashion Show
July 23
The Old Post Office Plaza
Fashion designers and visuals artists come together at 6pm on July 23 to present their collections to the local area. This high-fashion production, held at The Old Post Office Plaza, will feature Afton Johnson, Marcel Coleman Jr. and Ron Lewis.

5/ LAB: Teresajenee
July 23
The Luminary
The Luminary’s musician-led project series, LAB, is back and this time it features St. Louis-native R&B artist-producer Teresajenee. Performing with a three-piece band, she will play tracks off her upcoming album, “Lavendar: Love Album.” Not only will Teresajenee be perfoming, but there will be feature performances by Vandalyzm, Indiana Rome, Teszla and Dj Agile One. The inside of the gallery space will be transformed by visual art projections to showcase Teresajenee’s artistic practice.

6/ Taste of Downtown
July 23
Downtown St. Louis
Support, celebrate and eat in Downtown St. Louis at Taste of Downtown. Enjoy light bites from local restaurants, local craft beer, and other beverages all available for purchase, as well as live music.

The first event will be held on July 23 from 4-8pm in the pedestrian plaza in the MX District. The festivities continue on September 10 in the western end of Downtown—official location TBA.

7/ The Sad Girls Club
July 23
If you didn’t know, drag performers aren’t always upbeat and optimistic, and this is the show that proves it. Through sad songs, exaggerated hand gestures and over-the-top lip trembles, the show is pure emotion that audiences won’t be able to help but feel.

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