What to Do in St. Louis This Weekend
As October winds down and November peaks around the corner, be sure to enjoy the last of the spooky season’s themed events at a special Halloween party with the cast of “Feeding Beatrice” or stop by the Corpse Reviver Pop-Up Bar. And for a taste of the some of St. Louis‘ best artists across genres, check out the 2019 Labor of Love Showcase concert at .ZACK or the one-night-only Artcade exhibition at Mad Art Gallery.
The Rep presents ‘Feeding Beatrice’
This weekend marks the opening weekend for The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis’ new show, “Feeding Beatrice,” about a ravenously hungry haunted houseguest. Although the show’s opening night is sold out, two preview performances are still available to the public: Wednesday, Oct. 30, at 7 p.m. and Thursday, Oct. 31, at 8 p.m. Tickets are available online. The Rep is also hosting a free Halloween Party at Club Rep on Friday, Nov. 1, inviting visitors to celebrate the spooky season with specialty drinks, tarot readings and the cast of “Feeding Beatrice.”
When: Wednesday-Thursday, Oct. 30-31, and Friday, Nov. 1
Where: Repertory Theatre of St Louis
Corpse Reviver Halloween Pop-Up Bar
Organized by the team behind Retreat Gastropub and Yellowbelly, Corpse Reviver Halloween Pop-Up Bar is a two-week only specialty pop-up experience at The Hideout. The special event venue was transformed to match the Halloween season and features a range of classic cocktails and especially creative drinks. And as an added bonus, $1 from each cocktail sold is donated to the ACLU.
When: Thursday-Saturday, Oct. 31-Nov. 2, from 6 p.m.-12 a.m.
Where: The Hideout
Neighborhood: Central West End
Artist talk at The Kranzberg Gallery
The artist talk for “a deal with the devil… Terraforming Paradise,” a solo show by St. Louisan Eric Nauman that’s currently on view at The Gallery at The Kranzberg, is on Friday, Nov. 1. The show—which responds to recent world events and the impact of these events on our social and cultural identities—runs through Friday, Nov. 15.
When: Friday, Nov. 1, at 7 p.m.
Where: The Kranzberg Gallery
Neighborhood: Grand Center
First Friday: Black Mirror at the St. Louis Science Center
This month’s First Friday at the St. Louis Science Center is themed after the groundbreaking Netflix original series “Black Mirror.” Guests are invited to spend the evening exploring some of the show’s big themes like artificial intelligence, robotics and virtual reality. There will also be free screenings of select episodes starting at 9 p.m. Costumes are encouraged!
When: Friday, Nov. 1, from 6-10 p.m.
Where: The St. Louis Science Center
Neighborhood: Forest Park South East
Four exhibition openings at Bruno David Gallery
Bruno David Gallery presents four exhibition openings with a reception event on Saturday, Nov. 2 from 6-8 p.m. The exhibitions include works by Kelley Johnson, Yvonne Osei, Robert Pettus and Charles P. Reay. These shows will be on view through Saturday, Dec. 21.
When: Saturday, Nov. 2, from 6-8 p.m.
Where: Bruno David Gallery
Artcade interactive exhibition
This Saturday, Mad Art Gallery is hosting Artcade, a one-night-only art showcase featuring more than 20 different local photographers, painters, designers and other visual artists. And, true to its name, the exhibition will also have select arcade games from Mortal Kombat to NBA Jam available for guests to play.
When: Saturday, Nov. 2, from 8 p.m.-12 a.m.
Where: Mad Art Gallery
2019 Labor of Love Showcase
The 2019 Labor of Love Showcase concert is this Saturday, Nov. 2, from 5 p.m.-1 a.m. The annual show celebrates (and benefits) the Kranzberg Arts Foundation’s Music Residence artists, bringing nine of them together for an evening of live music on all three floors of the .ZACK complex. Tickets are available online.
When: Saturday, Nov. 2, from 5 p.m.-1 a.m.
Día de los Muertos Celebration
Celebrate Día de los Muertos with the Hispanic Festival Inc. at the Missouri History Museum this weekend with two days of free, family-friendly events. Bring family and friends to view the festival altars and art displays; participate in arts and crafts and face painting; experience live music, poetry and storytelling performances; and so much more.
When: Saturday-Sunday, Nov. 2-3
Where: Missouri History Museum
Neighborhood: Forest Park
Featured image courtesy of Sam Brand.