St. Louis Arts + Culture Events: Blank Space Hosts an All-Local Hip-Hop Show
Sept. 8: Sofar Sounds St. Louis Concert at a Secret Location
Sofar Sounds St. Louis presents a live concert at a secret location on Thursday evening, Sept. 8 in the Dutchtown neighborhood. The artist and location details have not been released. Check online to apply for a ticket to the show, and gain access to location details, which will be revealed the day before the event.
Sept. 8: Apollo 16: A St. Louis Hip-Hop Showcase
Blank Space is hosting a hip-hop showcase on Thursday, Sept. 8 from 9pm-1am, featuring an all-local lineup. The event includes live performances by J’Demul, Less, Anthony Lucius, Najii Person, The Knuckles, a DJ set by DJ MAHF and visual projections by Louis Quatorze.
2847 Cherokee St., Cherokee Street
Sept. 9: Exhibition Opening and 10-Year Anniversary Celebration of the Kemper Art Museum
The Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum presents “Real / Radical / Psychological: The Collection on Display,” the first-ever Museum-wide installation of its permanent collection, opening on Friday, Sept. 9 from 6-10pm. The opening commemorates the 10th anniversary of Kemper Art Museum and the founding of Washington University’s Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts. The evening event will include local food trucks, live music and a photo booth by “Oh So Vivant.”
1 Brookings Drive, Skinker/DeBaliviere
Sept. 9: “Supper Club” Mural Debut by Edo Rosenblith
The opening reception for the debut of visual artist Edo Rosenblith’s massive mural, “Supper Club,” will be at TechArtista on Friday, Sept. 9 from 7-11pm. The mural, completed over the course of two summers, is an impressive 24×10 feet piece of art. The evening will include DJ entertainment, complimentary beverages, and a cash bar. Attendees are asked to RSVP online.
4818 Washington Blvd., Central West End
Sept. 9: “Sister Act” Coming to STAGES St. Louis
STAGES St. Louis presents “Sister Act,” a Broadway stage version of the beloved Hollywood comedy film by the same name, for its opening night performance on Friday, Sept. 9 at 8pm. The show runs through Sunday, Oct. 9, offering more than 30 performances to the St. Louis audience. A list of scheduled show times and dates, along with individual tickets are available online.
111 S. Geyer Road., Kirkwood
Sept. 9-11: 2016 St. Louis Art Fair
The 2016 St. Louis Art Fair begins this weekend on Friday, Sept. 9 at 5pm in downtown Clayton, and ends on Sunday, Sept. 11 at 5pm. An event map, list of participating artists organized by medium, and full performance schedule with locations and times are available online.
225 South Meramec Ave., Downtown Clayton
Sept. 10: Fort Gondo Poetry Reading Featuring Greg Hewett and Simone White
Fort Gondo’s poetry series returns on Saturday, Sept. 10 from 7-10pm, featuring poetry readings by Greg Hewett and Simone White at fort gondo compound for the arts.
3151 Cherokee St., Cherokee Street
Sept. 10: Beyoncé: Formation World Tour
Beyoncé’s world famous Formation World Tour will be coming to St. Louis on Saturday, Sept. 10 at The Dome at America’s Center at 7:30pm. Tickets are available for purchase online.
701 Convention Plaza, Downtown St. Louis
Sept. 10-11: LouFest 2016
St. Louis’ long-awaited annual music festival, LouFest, kicks off this weekend, with a full schedule of events on Saturday, Sept. 10 and Sunday, Sept. 11. A full schedule with locations and times, along with a map of the festival grounds, including information on transportation, in addition to information on tickets are all available online.
5595 Grand Drive, Forest Park
Sept. 11: Blink 182 at the Hollywood Casino Amphitheater
Blink 182 will be live in concert with A Day to Remember and The All American Rejects on Sunday, Sept. 11 at the Hollywood Casino Amphitheater. Doors open at 7pm and the show starts at 8pm. Tickets are available to purchase online.
14141 Riverport Drive, Maryland Heights
Photo courtesy of Sofar Sounds St. Louis