Delirious Nomad | 09.06

What's happening in St. Louis in September.


Saturdays: Freestyle Yo-Yo Demos & YoYo Classes at City Museum (

Through Sept. 22: The Forgotten Photographs: The Work of Paul Goldman from 1943-1961 at Webster Univ. May Gallery of Photography (

Through Sept. 24: Hey Look at Me!, humorous drawings by Kristopher Pollard, at Subterranean Books (

Through Sept.: Moving Forward, works on the trials of emerging artists by Jessi Kelley & Emily Robbins, at UMSL's Gallery Visio (314-516-7922)

Through Oct. 1: Intertwined: St. Louis/Taiwan/Japan at Regional Arts Commission Gallery (

Through Oct. 1: Charlie Chaplin Film Festival continues at Webster Films (314-968-7487,

Through Oct. 8: The Art of Metal at Jacoby Arts Center of Alton (

Sept. 1: Greece: Secrets of the Past opens at St. Louis Science Center Omnimax Theatre (

Sept. 1: Soul Descenders young metal band in-store concert at Vintage Vinyl (

Sept. 1: Bread & Roses Celebration of the Arts in Political Action featuring stage play starring working custodians at Christ Church Cathedral (314-644-0466,

Sept. 1: Jean Renoir: A European Master of Film series features La Chienne at St. Louis Art Museum (314-721-0072,

Sept. 1-3: Big Muddy Blues Festival featuring Shemekia Copeland, Fabulous Thunderbirds, Sonny Landreth, Eddie Cotton & the Mississippi Cotton Club, and Duck Holmes on the Landing (

Sept. 1-3: Fall Fine Arts Festival at Queeny Park (

Sept. 1-4: University City Centennial Founders' Day Weekend with film screening, banquet, parade, giant-searchlight demos, fire dept. open house, bike race & tailgate sale in U. City (

Sept. 1-4: St. Louis County Fair & Air Show at Spirit of St. Louis Airport (

Sept. 1-10: St. Louis Shakespeare presents Troilus & Cressida at the Grandel Theatre (314-361-5664,

Sept. 1-24: Images of Grace photo exhibition by Grace Hill clients at Frontenac Plaza (

Sept. 1-29: Spectacle of Power: New Work by Jay Lizo inspired by DJ culture at Webster

University's Cecille R. Hunt Gallery (314-968-7171)

Sept. 1-30: Works by Laurie Blaes & Marie Oberkirsh at Mad Art (

Sept. 1-Oct. 29: Great Godfrey Maze giant corn maze opens in Godfrey, IL (618-466-1483,

Sept. 2: SuperCar Reunion classic & hot rod show at Gateway Center in Collinsville (

Sept. 2: Rock n Roll Bacteria film studio benefit with music by The Ottomen, Sex Robots and Rats & People at Way Out Club (

Sept. 2-4:  Japanese Festival with sumo wrestlers, taiko drummers, tea ceremonies & candlelight walks at Mo. Botanical Garden (

Sept.2-4: St. Nicholas Greek Festival (

Sept. 3: Zombie Squad Movie Night with canned-food drive at the Royale (

Sept. 5, 12, 19 & 26: Twilight Tuesdays free outdoor concerts at Missouri History Museum (314-746-4599,

Sept. 5-Oct. 21: Michael Eastman: America Series, photography exhibition at R. Duane Reed Gallery (

Sept. 6: KDHX-FM Tastes for Tunes benefit with proceeds from more than 65 restaurants going toward eclectic radio station today (

Sept. 6: Washington Univ. Assembly Series welcomes investigative reporter Seymour Hersh speaking on "Chain of Command: From 9/11 to Abu Ghraib and Beyond" at Graham Chapel (314-935-4620)

Sept. 6: Strange Brew: Cult Films at Schlafly Bottleworks features Night of the Living Dead, sponsored by Webster Films (314-968-7487,

Sept. 6-Oct. 1: Repertory Theatre of St. Louis presents world-premiere of Richard Oberacker/Robert Taylor musical Ace, on romance of flying, at Loretto-Hilton Theatre (314-968-4925,

Sept. 7: Michael Castro & Eugene Redmond read their poetry at Observable Readings series at Schlafly Bottleworks (

Sept. 7: Documentary on local Old West-themed group home Silver Spurs at Webster Films (314-968-7487,

Sept. 7: Final Kemp Summer Concert Series event of season with Hudson & The HooDoo Cats at Kemp Auto Museum in Chesterfield (

Sept. 7-9: Washington Univ. Dance Closeup at Mertz Dance Studio (314-935-6543)

Sept. 7-10: Re-Encounter of Our Cultures Latin American Festival with art, music & dance performances, crafts, foods, dance workshops & archaeology lectures at Mo. History Museum (314-746-4599,

Sept. 8: Opening of Mechanical Eroticism by Anne Salyer and Struggles of the Soul by Askia Nasir Bilal at Art Dimensions Galleries at St. Louis Centre (

Sept. 8: Forget Cassettes hard-rock band in-store concert at Vintage Vinyl (

Sept. 8: Rock, Paper, Scissors Tournament of Champions at St. Louis Science Ctr. (

Sept. 8: Jean Renoir: A European Master of Film series features The Crime of Monsieur Lange at St. Louis Art Museum (314-721-0072,

Sept. 8: In Memory of My Father, works by Terrell Carter, at Fort Gondo; and Composite, works by Rebecca Ellering, at Beverly Gallery (

Sept. 8, 15, 22 & 29: Blues on the Mississippi concerts at Jefferson Barracks Park (

Sept. 8-9: Art Outside festival with more than 100 booths of art for sale, live music, food & beer sales, etc. at Schlafly Bottleworks (

Sept. 8-9: TOCO Music & Peace Festival with camping, 20 bands, art market, kids' activities, food sales & non-profit-networking to benefit Center for Women in Transition at Bearcat Getaway on Black River (

Sept. 8-10: Midnight Madness offers screenings of Showgirls at the Tivoli Theatre (, midnights Friday and Saturday, 10 p.m. Sunday)

Sept. 8-10: St. Louis Art Fair with hundreds of booths, gourmet food sales, kid and adult art-making areas & live music (

Sept. 8-17: Hydeware Theatre presents fast-paced, "senseless" version of Hamlet outdoors at Whitaker Theatre in Tower Grove Park (314-368-7306,

Sept. 8-23: Hot City Theatre presents Stephen Adly Guirgis drama Last Days of Judas Iscariot at Art Loft Theatre (314-289-4063,

Sept. 8-Oct. 7: Carmon Colangelo: Configured/Disfigured, prints by new Washington Univ. School of Arts dean, at Bruno David Gallery (314-531-3030)

Sept. 8-Oct. 7: Works by Brandon Anschultz & Larry Krone at Philip Slein Gallery (

Sept. 8-Oct. 14: Bernar Venet: Recent Sculpture, Drawings & Prints at William Shearburn Gallery (

Sept. 8-Oct. 15: Looking Human, B&W "street photography" by Gena Brady, in Left Bank Books art gallery (, 314-367-6731)

Sept. 9: Race, Power & Money Series features one-man play Joel P.E. King's A Deeper Shade of Blues with jazz & dance elements at Mo. History Museum (314-746-4599,

Sept. 9: Author of Sailing With Noah: Stories From the World of Zoos & St. Louis Zoo director Jeffrey Bonner signs his book at Borders-Brentwood (314-918-8189)

Sept. 9: Prairie Day with hikes, historical crafters, kids' activities, live music, live animals, food sales & "prairie chicken" mascot at Shaw Nature Reserve in Gray Summit (

Sept. 10: Dub Magazine import and luxury car show & rap concert with Paul Wall, Slim Thug, Chingy, DJs and butt model Vida Guerra at America's Ctr. (

Sept. 10: Knight in armor discusses armor & chivalry for kids at St. Louis Art Museum (314-721-0072,

Sept. 10: Webster Univ. Symphony Orchestra performs music of Beethoven at Community School of Webster University (314-968-7040)

Sept. 10-Dec. 17: Return of Andy Warhol's Silver Clouds to MOCRA (, 314-977-7170)

Sept. 11-29: Exhibition of prints by Roxanne Phillips at St. Louis Community College-Forest Park (314-644-9231)

Sept. 12: Lunch & Learn free film Geronimo & The Apache Resistance at Mo. History Museum (314-746-4599,

Sept. 13: Bill Nye "The Science Guy" speaks as part of Washington Univ. Assembly Series at Graham Chapel (

Sept. 13-Oct. 1:  St. Louis Black Repertory Theatre presents Mahalia: A Gospel Musical at Edison Theatre at Washington University Sept. 13-24, and at MICDS' Orthwein Theatre Sept. 28-Oct. 1 (314-534-3810,

Sept. 14: Irish poet Paul Muldoon at Washington Univ. Fall Writing Program Reading Series at Olin Women's Bldg. (314-935-7130)

Sept. 14: Movie Night at U. City Library features Hawaii, Oslo (314-727-3150,

Sept. 14: Free St. Louis Symphony Orchestra concert on Art Hill in Forest park (

Sept. 14: Trachtenburg Family Slideshow Players at Blueberry Hill (

Sept. 14: Buckethead with That 1 Guy at Mississippi Nights (

Sept. 15: ArtLoop Gallery Hop with a dozen galleries in U. City Loop area open from 5-10 p.m. (

Sept. 15: Egyptologist & Discovery Channel commentator Bob Brier discusses "The Murder of Tutankhamen," subject of upcoming film, at St. Louis Art Museum (

Sept. 15: Monthly Open House glassblowing party with demos, live music & BYOB at Third Degree Glass Factory (314-367-4527,

Sept. 15: Night Hike at Queeny Park; bring a flashlight (

Sept. 15-16: Laumeier Outdoor Music Fest with Cowboy Junkies, Dark Star Orchestra, Peter Mayer Group & Jonathan Cour (

Sept. 15-16: Fusion Street Festival with live outdoor concerts, art displays, kids' talent show & activities in Belleville (

Sept. 15-16: Italian Fest with grape stomp, "Paisan Pedal," lotsa food, live music, parade & bocce ball in Collinsville (

Sept. 15-16: Great Forest Park Balloon Race & nighttime Balloon Glow (

Sept. 15-17: Mosaics Missouri Festival of the Arts in St. Charles (

Sept. 15-17: "Black Sunday" United Black Drag Racers' Assoc. weekend at Gateway Raceway (

Sept. 15-17: Greentree Festival in Kirkwood Park (

Sept. 15-17: Midnight Madness presents screenings of The Muppet Movie at the Tivoli Theatre (, midnights Friday and Saturday, 10 p.m. Sunday)

Sept. 15-24: West End Players Guild presents Paula Vogel comedy on aged prostitutes, The Oldest Profession, at Union Ave. Christian Church (314-367-0025)

Sept. 15-28: Viva Pedro!, new prints of 8 Pedro Almodovar films at Tivoli Theatre (

Sept. 15-Nov. 26: Currents 98: Tara Donovan, biology-themed sculpture made from everyday objects, at St. Louis Art Museum (314-721-0072,

Sept. 15-Dec. 31: Larry Krone: Artist/Enterntainer, Janaina Tschäpe: Melantropics, and Contemporary Project Series 2006-Michael Paul Britto: Dirrrty Harriet Tubman open at Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis (

Sept. 16: Jamie Kennedy at Funny Bone – Fairview Heights (

Sept. 16: Not Quite Nashville performs in-store concert at Vintage Vinyl (

Sept. 16: Hop in the City Beer Festival with 40 beers for $25-30 at Schlafly Tap Room (314-241-BEER,

Sept. 16: White Flag Gallery opens with Bill Smith: Structures & Systems, kinetic sculptures (4568 Manchester,

Sept. 16: Russian/Jewish songstress Svetlana Portnyansky performs at JCC (

Sept. 16: Sci-Fi Saturdays with Beast From 20,000 Fathoms screened outdoors on Planetarium roof, plus cartoons (314-289-4424,

Sept. 16: Carnivorous Plant Society Show & Sale at Mo. Botanical Garden (

Sept. 16-17: St. Louis Admirals Radio-Control Model Boat Regatta at lake at St. Louis Union Station (

Sept. 16-17: Global Chalk4Peace action (

Sept. 16-17: Energy & Recycling Festival with a wide variety of demos of green products, kids' crafts, gift shop & toy-solar-car derby at Earthways Home (

Sept. 17: Gitana Productions presents annual Faces of Love concert featuring Muslim Moroccan musician Hassan Hakmoun & Jewish St. Louis musician Rick Recht at Central Reform Congregation (314-721-6556)

Sept. 17: Wasabi Sushi-Eating Contest with taiko-drum concert (

Sept. 17: Picket Line in-store concert at Vintage Vinyl (

Sept. 18: River Styx Reading Series welcomes poets Kerri Webster & George Bilgere to Duff's (

Sept. 20: West End Wednesdays after-work after-party with live music by Shrinking Violets at Maryland & Euclid avenues (

Sept. 20 & 27: Footbag (hacky sack) world champ Sam Conlon offers interactive demo in St. Louis Science Ctr. Exploradome (

Sept. 20-Oct. 8: Repertory Theatre of St. Louis Off-Ramp Series presents Martin McDonagh chilling drama The Pillowman at Grandel Theatre (314-968-4925,

Sept. 21: Sounds at the Station Free Concert Series presents Erin Bode at St. Louis Union Station (

Sept. 21: Midwest Mayhem with 20 bands on 5 stages to benefit KDHX-FM at City Museum (

Sept. 21: Slide show with music by author Ron Lowery of his aerial retracing of Lewis & Clark route at St. Louis Public Library-Buder Branch (

Sept. 21: Free screening of first post-Taliban Afghan film Osama, plus discussion, at St. Louis County Library-Cliff Cave Branch (

Sept. 21: Stolen doc on detective pursuing art thieves at Webster Films (314-968-7487,

Sept. 21: Cine 16 free 16-mm academic films "Greeting Seasons: Autumn & Beyond" program at Mo. History Museum (314-746-4599,

Sept. 21: Real Fight League no-holds-barred fighting at Gateway Center in Collinsville (

Sept. 21: College Block Party at Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis (

Sept. 21-24: One-Act Play Festival featuring students from throughout area at St. Louis Community College-Forest Park (314-644-9386)

Sept. 21-Oct. 1: Avalon Theatre Co. presents Brian Friel's Molly Sweeney at Union United Methodist Church (3543 Watson Rd., 314-351-6482,

Sept. 21-Nov. 1: Latino Art Festival at Belas Artes café (

Sept. 22: Scavenge Through the Night with scavenger hunt, bonfire, hayride and s'mores at Queeny Park (

Sept. 22: Jean Renoir: A European Master of Film series features Rules of the Game at

St. Louis Art Museum (314-721-0072,

Sept. 22-24: Midnight Madness presents screenings of "Project Greenlight" horror film Feast at the Tivoli Theatre (, midnights Friday and Saturday, 10 p.m. Sunday)

Sept. 22-Nov. 11: Ken Konchel: Elegant City, B&W local architecture photography, at UMSL's Gallery 210 (314-516-5952,

Sept. 22-Nov. 17: Surreal art of Claire Cowie at COCA (314-725-6555,

Sept. 22-Dec.: Kilimanjaro: To the Roof of Africa opens at St. Louis Science Center Omnimax Theatre (

Sept. 23: Host of syndicated progressive radio show Democracy Now! Amy Goodman signs her book Static at the Ethical Society (, 314-367-6731)

Sept. 23: Midwest Fight Fest no-holds-barred fighting at Stratford Inn in Fenton (

Sept. 23: Sci-Fi Saturdays with Creature from the Black Lagoon screened outdoors on Planetarium roof, plus cartoons (314-289-4424,

Sept. 23: GroveFest with live music, beergarden, live roller derby, fashion show, food court, art show etc. on Manchester between Sarah & Boyle

Sept. 23: Big River Rendezvous cruise to confluence of Mississippi & Missouri rivers to benefit Greenway Network (

Sept. 23: Old Webster Jazz Festival (

Sept. 23: Used Book Sale at St. Louis County Library, Mid County Branch (

Sept. 23: Dog Days Celebration pet festival in downtown Kirkwood (

Sept. 23-24: St. Louis Symphony Orchestra season opening weekend with music of Smetana, Mozart & Bartok at Powell Hall (

Sept. 23-24: Tilles Arts & Crafts Festival at Tilles Pk. in the County (

Sept. 24: Kids' Flea Market at Magic House (

Sept. 24: Bring in your archaeological artifact for ID by expert at Mo. History Museum (314-746-4599,

Sept. 25: Creator of web site Best Page in the Universe Maddox signs his new book Alphabet of Manliness at Borders-St. Peters at Mid Rivers Mall (636-278-5000)

Sept. 26-27: Pulitzer Concert Series features St. Louis Symphony Orchestra chamber group under direction of David Robertson performing works by Vivier, Berio, Stravinsky, Birtwistle & Boulet at Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts (

Sept. 27: Author of Julie & Julia: My Year of Cooking Dangerously Julie Powell reads from & signs her book at Left Bank Books (314-367-6731,

Sept. 28: ACLU welcomes local freedom fighters to read for Banned Book Night at Left Bank Books (, 314-367-6731)

Sept. 28: Homemade Hillbilly Jam doc on Missouri porch music at Webster Films (314-968-7487,

Sept. 28: Real Men of Comedy Tour with Charlie Murphy, Joe Rogan & John Heffron at the Pageant (

Sept. 28-Oct. 15: Cirque du Soleil performs Quidam at UMB Bank Pavilion (

Sept. 29: Napoleon Dynamite screening for teens only, with snacking on tater tots, at St. Louis County Library-Cliff Cave Branch (

Sept. 29: Jean Renoir: A European Master of Film series features French Cancan at St. Louis Art Museum (314-721-0072,

Sept. 29: Grand Center Arts Grand Opening with outdoor screening of cartoons; art walk; Centene Center & Fox Theatre open houses; punk, classical & jazz concerts; children's art festival; street fair; and more in district (

Sept. 29-30: St. Louis Symphony Orchestra performs music of Haydn, Elliott Carter & R. Strauss at Powell Hall (

Sept. 29-Oct. 1: US Cellular Taste of St. Louis at Kiener Plaza (

Sept. 29-Oct. 1: Midnight Madness presents screenings of Tron at the Tivoli Theatre (, midnights Friday and Saturday, 10 p.m. Sunday)

Sept. 29-Oct. 8: Washington Univ. Performing Arts Dept. presents Marisa Wegrzyn drama with clock theme Hickorydickory in A.E. Hotchner Studio Theatre (314-935-6543,

Sept. 30: Sci-Fi Saturdays with Godzilla vs. King Kong screened outdoors on Planetarium roof, plus cartoons (314-289-4424,

Sept. 30: Witty comic-strip author Alison Bechdel signs her first graphic novel, Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic, at Left Bank Books (314-367-6731,

Sept. 30: Bringing Down the Ark Battle of the Bands at former Noah's Ark restaurant in St. Charles (

Sept. 30: Rock Hill Fall Festival with arts & crafts, chili cookoff & kids' activities at Hudson Elementary (

Sept. 30: St. Louis Writers Guild presents St. Louis Under the Stars outdoor readings at Kirkwood Park (314-821-3823)

Sept. 30: National Kidney Foundation Chili & Salsa Cookoff at Westport Plaza (

Sept. 30: St. Louis Gateway Classic football game featuring University of Arkansas Pine Bluff vs. Tuskegee University with step show, battle of the bands, nightclub parties & celebrity appearances at Edward Jones Dome (

Sept. 30: 1920 version of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde with live musical accompaniment by Devil Music Ensemble at Webster Films (314-968-7487,

Sept. 30-Oct. 1: Faust Folk festival with period crafts, kids' activities, food etc. at Faust Parl (

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