7 Things You Must Do This Month
1/ Be Proud
Celebrate LGBT Pride weekend in style at the ULTRA White Party, ALIVE’s VIP prideparty downtown on June 28 at Lumen Private Event Space. Dress in all white and enjoy Pinnacle Vodka cocktails, Bud Light and entertainment provided by local DJs. The night will also feature Lanterns for Love, a midnight lantern release. A portion of the ticket proceeds benefit PROMO, Missouri’s statewide LGBT advocacy organization. For tickets, visit ultra2014.eventbrite.com
2/Join the Circus
Don’t miss Circus Flora’s 28th season production, “The Pawn,” from May 29-June 22 under the big top in Grand Center. Journeying to the ancient lands where the game of chess began, the show follows the Pawn through the mystic grounds of Persia and India, while a live chess game unfolds before your eyes. For tickets, visit circusflora.org.
3/ Toast Summer
Attention beer-lovers: Gather for the St. Louis Brewers Heritage Festival in Forest Park June 13-14, when 20 local breweries from the St. Louis area provide ticket-holders with unlimited beer sampling, food, live music and the chance to learn about beer varieties and brewing techniques from local experts. For more info, visit stlbrewfest.com.
4/ Go Italian
Celebrate summer with a taste of Italy at Alfresco at the Cheshire on June 12. Enjoy seasonal Italian dishes by Basso chef Patrick Connolly, along with refreshing summer cocktails. After starting the evening on the patio for food and drinks, guests can move to The Cheshire’s pool area for live entertainment. For more info, visit basso-stl.com.
5/ Get Festive
Experience one of the largest independent art festivals in the city at St. Lou Fringe. Returning for its third year, the event features an eclectic lineup of performances, parties, plays and plenty more to pique your interest. The festivities begin June 18 with a kickoff at Strauss Park and wrap up June 22 at the Fubar Lounge. For more info, visit stlfringe.com.
6/ Turn Back Time
Music superstar Cher brings her “Dressed to Kill (D2K) Tour” to the Scottrade Center on June 4. Known around the world for her powerful stage presence and record for the most successful tour ever by a solo artist, Cher will take St. Louis by storm alongside pop star Cyndi Lauper. For tickets, visit ticketmaster.com.
7/ Honor STL's Roots
Honor the local culture that existed 1,000 years ago at Laumeier Sculpture Park’s newest exhibition, “Mound City,” through Aug. 24. Explore the world of the native Mississippians and the myths of American Manifest Destiny on Laumeier’s 105 acres and in its historic gallery space. For more info, visit laumeiersculpturepark.org.
Photo by Matt Kile.