Arts + Culture Events: Pulitzer Arts Foundation Opens 2016 Summer Exhibitions

By Jacqui Germain
In Culture

July 27: Maplewood Summer Concert Series: The UltraViolets

The UltraViolets

Photo courtesy of The UltraViolets

The UltraViolets will be performing on Wednesday, July 27 at 6pm at Ryan Hummert Park in Maplewood, as part of the 2016 Maplewood Summer Concert Series.
2400 Sutton Blvd., Maplewood

July 27: “You Will Know Me” with Author Megan Abbott
Suspense writer Megan Abbott will be at the St. Louis Country Library to talk about her novel, “You Will Know Me,” on Wednesday, July 27 at 7pm. The event will be held in the auditorium. Doors open at 6pm and seating is limited, so early arrival is highly suggested.
1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd., Frontenac 

July 27: “Gotta Catch Em All” Soulard Poke-Pub Crawl
Soulard is hosting a Pokemon GO-themed pub crawl on Wednesday, July 27 at 6pm. The evening begins at Molly’s in Soulard, where wristbands and more details on the night’s 8-bar pub crawl event will be available for interested guests.
816 Geyer Ave., Soulard 

July 28: Lightning History of the American Women’s Suffrage Movement
The Missouri History Museum presents an evening history event covering the foundations of the women’s suffrage movement in the United States on Thursday, July 28 at 7pm. This fast-paced history slideshow will be in Lee Auditorium and is free to attend.
5700 Lindell Blvd., Forest Park 

July 28: Goodie House Poetry Series
The Goodie House monthly poetry series is back this Thursday, July 28 from 7-9:30pm at their new location in Crandolet, Human Spaces. This month’s reading celebrates Black Lives Matter, with a lineup of local poets. The event is free to attend, and wine and snacks will also be provided.
216 Haven St., Crandolet 

July 28: BBQ at TechArtista
TechArtista is hosting a community BBQ event on Thursday, July 28 from 5:30-8:30pm. There will be drinks available, food and live music, with more substantial food options also available to be purchased at the event. The event is free and open to the public.
4818 Washington Blvd., Central West End 

July 28-31: Livestream Lollapalooza at Ballpark Village
Ballpark Village will be livestreaming this year’s Lollapalooza music festival on the Busch II Infield from Thursday, July 28 to Sunday, July 31. A full listing of the livestream lineup is available online.
601 Clark Ave., Downtown St. Louis 

July 29: Opening Reception at the Pulitzer
The Pulitzer Arts Foundation is having an opening reception to present its 2016 Summer Exhibitions on Friday, July 29 from 6-9pm. The exhibition runs from July 29 to Oct. 15, and features soft sculptures by Claes Oldenburg, early 18th century decorative arts, and a site-specific commission by Berlin-based architecture collective, raumlaborberlin.
3716 Washington Blvd., Grand Center 

July 29-Aug 7: St. Louis Craft Beer Week
Join the rest of the St. Louis as locals celebrate the city’s rich history of beer in the United States. The 2016 St. Louis Craft Beer week kicks off on Friday, July 29 and ends on Sunday, August 7. Every day and night of Craft Beer Week includes brewery-inspired events. The full schedule, details, featured events and locations are available online. 

July 30-31: VibesSTL: The Grand Arts Event
St. Louis’ premier art showcase event, Vibes STL, is on Saturday, July 30 from 6pm-1am at 2720 Cherokee Street. The event features a music showcase, visual art gallery, and more. A portion the proceeds from this year’s Vibes event will be donated to the Black Reparatory Theater.
2720 Cherokee St., Cherokee Street 

July 31: “The Incredible Legacy of US Highway 66”
The Missouri History Museum is hosting a lecture on the history of Highway 66 on Sunday, July 31 at 1pm. The lecture, led by author Susan Croce Kelly, is called “Politics and Pavement: The Unlikely Birth and Incredible Legacy of U.S. Highway 66 and is free to attend.
5700 Lindell Blvd., Forest Park 

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