Arts + Culture News: The Luminary To Host New Gallery Space Project This Fall

Here at ALIVE Magazine, there have been a few impressive announcements recently. First, the magazine is expanding the distribution of its current issue to include Kansas City, and will be expanding later issues to include even more cities across the middle of America—Indianapolis, Detroit, Omaha, Minneapolis, Cincinnati, Louisville and Nashville—later in 2017. Second, this year’s Saint Louis Fashion Week is expanding to a 10-week season, featuring a new event and a brand-new grant competition, the Caleres Fashion Entrepreneur Competition. 2200 Gravois Ave., Benton Park

Beginning in the fall of 2016, The Luminary will provide a temporary gallery space for STNDRD, a St. Louis-based, artist-run gallery project curated by Sage Dawson. STNDRD will be based out of The Luminary for the next six months, until debuting a new location in the summer of 2017. 2701 Cherokee St., Cherokee Street

projects+gallery announced an upcoming exhibition, “Charlie Would…,” the US solo debut of Paris-based artist Charlie le Mindu. Represented by Barrett Barrera Projects, Mindu is known for combining fashion, performance art and installation into his work. The show is scheduled to run from Thursday, Sept. 15 to Saturday, Nov. 19. 4733 McPherson Ave., Central West End

The recipients of the Critical Mass for the Visual Arts’ 2016 Creative Stimulus awards were announced recently. This year’s awardees are Amy Reidel, Addoley Dzegede, and Ellie Balk, all of whom will have art exhibitions in a mainstream institution in 2017. This marks the second all-female recipient list in the Creative Stimulus awards’ eight-year history.

Art Saint Louis presents an open call for an upcoming juried exhibition, “Personal Space,” featuring art and imagery focusing on the human form, and interpersonal and relational experiences. The entry deadline is Monday, Oct. 31, 2016, and full submission details, eligibility, and instructions are available online. 1223 Pine St., Downtown St. Louis

Karlovsky and Company Dance announces Dine on Dance, an annual two-part series of free, midday, outdoor public dance performances. The first performance is on Thursday, Sept. 22 at 12pm at the Old Post Office Plaza in Downtown St. Louis, and the second performance is on Friday, Sept. 30 at 12pm at Strauss Park in Grand Center. These performances feature site-specific dances, choreographed by local choreographers, R. Vance Baldwin, Alice Bloch, Ashley Tate, Gabriella Deakin, Dawn Karlovsky and Rafael Tilery, with live musical accompaniment by Rick Kramer and Tory Z Starbuck.

Photo courtesy of STNDRD.

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