Delirious Nomad | 11.06

Delirious Nomad tells you what's hot and happening in St. Louis this month.

 

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Nov. 1: Echo Theatre Co. reading series presents Sugar Wife by Elizabeth Kuti at Soulard Coffee Garden (314-995-2123, http://www.echotheatrecompany.org)

Nov. 2: Day of the Dead Beats poetry reading (groups.yahoo.com/group/dayofthedeadbeats)

Nov. 2: Special Day of the Dead Cine 16 free 16-mm academic films, featured theme: vintage school anti-drug shorts, screened at Mad Art (314-746-4599, http://www.afana.org/cine16stlouis.htm)

Nov. 2: KDHX National Film Challenge screening of local shorts at Moolah Theatre (makeashorterlink.com/?N3883290E, 314-446-6806)

Nov. 2-30: Chihuly Nights illuminated glass art at Mo. Botanical Garden (http://www.mobot.org)

Nov. 3: Andre 3000 cartoon Class of 3000 debuts on Cartoon Network (http://www.cartoonnetwork.com)

Nov. 3: New Music Circle presents Circle/Cinema 19 with live improv avant garde music score performed with screening of freaky 1925 silent Lon Chaney film The Unholy Three at St. Louis Art Museum (http://www.newmusiccircle.org)

Nov. 3: Left Bank Books presents author Cheree Berry signing Hurrah for the Bra: A Perky Peak at the History of the Brassiere at Des Lee Gallery (1627 Washington, 314-367-6731)

Nov. 3-4: Midnight Madness presents screenings of Rocky Horror Picture Show at the Tivoli Theatre (http://www.landmarktheatres.com, midnights Friday and Saturday, 10 p.m. Sunday)

Nov. 3-12: West End Players Guild presents Harold Pinter drama on infidelity Betrayal at Union Ave. Christian Church (314-367-0025)

Nov. 3-12: Hawthorne Players present David Auburn drama on mathematics & madness Proof at Florissant Civic Center Theatre (314-921-5678)

Nov. 3-12: Krzysztof Kieslowski: Early Work film retrospective at Webster Films (314-968-7487, http://www.webster.edu/filmseries.html)

Nov. 3-June '07: Portrait/Homage/Embodiment at the Pulitzer Foundation (http://www.pulitzerarts.org)

Nov. 4: St. Louis Classical Guitar Society presents Pablo Sainz-Villegas at Ethical Society (mailto:williamash@sbcglobal.net, 314-567-5566)

Nov. 4: 63119 Fine Art Studio Tour & Sale in Webster Groves (http://www.63119art.com)

Nov. 4: Shifting Gears Bicycle Ride thru Forest Pk. with tours of new Mo. History Museum auto exhibition (http://www.trailnet.org)

Nov. 4: The Hush Sound, Murder by Death & This Providence play free in-store concert at Vintage Vinyl (http://www.vintagevinyl.com)

Nov. 4: Cat Fanciers Show at Gateway Ctr. (http://www.gatewaycenter.com)

Nov. 5: Children's fantasy (Great Tree of Avalon) author T.A. Barron signs his books at Borders-Brentwood (314-918-8189)

Nov. 5-15: St. Louis Jewish Book Festival featuring William Shatner, Peter Falk, Myla Goldberg, Bob Greene and a dozen more at the JCC (http://www.jccstl.org)

Nov. 5, 12 & 19: Classic 99's From the Garden Live features live radio broadcast of concert from Mo. Botanical Garden (314-725-0099, http://www.mobot.org)

Nov. 6: Norman Baker of Thor Heyerdahl's Ra sailing voyages describes his journeys at Mo. History Museum (314-746-4599, http://www.mohistory.org)

Nov. 6: David Fiedler discusses book on WW2 POWs in Mo. The Enemy Among Us at St. Louis County Library- Daniel Boone Branch (http://www.slcl.org)

Nov. 6: Caustic comedienne Kathy Griffin at UMSL's Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center (314-516-4949, http://www.touhill.org)

Nov. 6 & 13: Jazz Combos at Moore Auditorium, Webster Univ. (314-968-7128)

Nov. 7: Artist Louise "Bird Calls" Lawler speaks at Brown Hall, Wash. U. (http://www.kemperartmuseum.wustl.edu)

Nov. 7: Mystery writer John Lutz signs his latest at Left Bank Books (http://www.left-bank.com, 314-367-6731)

Nov. 8: Heeb Magazine sponsors Heeb Storytelling with urban tales, brownies & accordion music at Lucas Schoolhouse (http://www.heebmagazine.com)

Nov. 8: Emily Wu, author of Feather in the Storm: A Childhood Lost in Chaos, discusses her memoir of growing up in Red China at St. Louis County Library – Daniel Boone Branch (http://www.slcl.org)

Nov. 8: Webster Classical Guitar Ensemble at Moore Auditorium, Webster Univ. (314-968-7128)

Nov. 8: Wash. U. Assembly Series presents author of A Bed for the Night: Humanitarianism in Crisis David Rieff at Graham Chapel (314-935-4620)

Nov. 8: Doc on political hopeful Jeff Smith Can Mr. Smith Get to Washington Anymore? with Jeff Smith & director Frank Popper at Webster Films (314-968-7487, http://www.webster.edu/filmseries.html)

Nov. 8-12: Dance in Concert 2006 at SIUE (618-650-2774)

Nov. 9: Movie Night at U. City Library features Roads to Koktebel (314-727-3150, http://www.ucpl.lib.mo.us)

Nov. 9: Screening of German doc Schönheit – verzweifelt gesucht. Zur Geschichte der Schönheit (Beauty-desperately seeking. Concerning the history of the beauty) on westernized conception of beauty at Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis (http://www.contemporarystl.org)

Nov. 9: Tom Schlafly reads from memoir A New Religion in Mecca: Memoir of a Renegade Brewery in St. Louis at Left Bank Books (http://www.left-bank.com, 314-367-6731)

Nov. 9: Image Comics' Derek McCulloch & Shepherd Hendrix discuss & sign their new graphic novel Stagger Lee at St. Louis Public Library-Schlafly Branch; wear a Stetson hat and win a prize (314-206-6779, http://www.slpl.org)

Nov. 9: Penguinpalooza with free movie passes, live penguins, scavenger hunt & prizes at St. Louis Zoo (http://www.stlzoo.org)

Nov. 9: Irish novelist Colm Toibin reads at UMSL via Intl. Performing Arts series (Social Sciences Bldg.)

Nov. 9-19: St. Louis Intl. Film Festival featuring appearances by directors Terry Zwigoff, Les Blank & Albert Maysles; parties; seminars; autograph sessions and screenings of hundreds of films (http://www.cinemastlouis.org)

Nov. 10: ArtLoop Gallery Hop with a dozen galleries in U. City Loop area open from 5-10 p.m. (http://www.stlrac.org)

Nov. 10: World-music group Arda performs Mexican folk tunes, Irish jigs, traditional Balkan songs & classical favorites in Grigg Gallery at St. Louis Art Museum (314-721-0072, http://www.slam.org)

Nov. 10: St. Louis Univ. Literary Award presented to British playwright Michael Frayn at Anheuser-Busch Auditorium (http://www.slu.edu)

Nov. 10-11: Spotlight Theatre Cabaret Fundraiser "An Evening with Friends" at HH Studios (314-918-8424, spotlighttheatre@earthlink.net)

Nov. 10-11: Lola Van Ella presents "Ticklish Whisker" burlesque/vaudeville/sideshow/comedy at Tin Ceiling (http://www.tinceiling.org)

Nov. 10-12: Performance of Susan Shear play on Jews trapped by Nazis No Way Out at Mo. History Museum (314-746-4599, http://www.mohistory.org)

Nov. 10-12: Dances of India presents traditional Indian dance choreographed to Gershwin in "Rhapsody for the Blue Gods" at DeSmet High School (314-997-0911)

Nov. 10-19: SLU presents musical parody of The Bad Seed, Ruthless! At Xavier Hall (314-977-3327)

Nov. 11: All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Breakfast to benefit Confluence at Black Bear Bakery, 2639 Cherokee (314-771-8576)

Nov. 11: St. Louis University Billikens men's basketball home opener vs. Quincy Univ. at Scottrade Center (http://www.scottradecenter.net)

Nov. 11: Cesar "The Dog Whisperer" Milan hosts seminar to benefit Support Dogs (314-997-2325, http://www.supportdogs.org)

Nov. 11: St. Louis Stunners ABA Basketball inaugural season home game at St. Louis Community College – Forest Park gym (http://www.stlstunners.com)

Nov. 11: Green Center River Des Peres Clean-Up (314-725-8314, http://www.thegreencenter.org)

Nov. 12: Postcard & Mail Art Community Day free art-making activity at COCA (314-725-6555, http://www.thegreencenter.org)

Nov. 12: New Music Circle presents computer musician Carl Stone at Christman Studio (http://www.newmusiccircle.org)

Nov. 12: St. Louis Symphony Orchestra chamber group interprets art in Grigg Gallery as part of Sounds from the Collection Series at St. Louis Art Museum (www.slam.org)

Nov. 12: Arch Rivals Roller Derby at All American Sports Mall (11133 Lindbergh Business Court, http://www.myspace.com/archrivalrollergirls)

Nov. 13: Memoirist Michael Perry signs Truck: A Love Story at Left Bank Books (http://www.left-bank.com, 314-367-6731)

Nov. 13-Dec. 8: Exhibition of ceramics by Kirsten Jacobson & Rick Dunn at St. Louis Community College – Forest Park (314-644-9231)

Nov. 14: St. Louis Zoo Friends Speaker Series features Mark Wanner on "Andes to the Ozarks, Amphibians in Crisis" at St. Louis Zoo (314-768-5450, http://www.stlzoo.org)

Nov. 15: East Village Opera Co. at Sheldon Concert Hall (http://www.sheldonconcerthall.org)

Nov. 15-19: Aristophanes' Lysistrata at St. Louis Community College – Meramec (314-984-7564)

Nov. 15-Dec. 10: Repertory Theatre of St. Louis Off-Ramp Series presents Mark Hollmann's/Greg Kotis' Urinetown: The Musical at Grandel Theatre (314-968-4925, http://www.repstl.org)

Nov. 15-Jan. 6: Way of Lights X-mas display at Our Lady of the Snows in Belleville (http://www.snows.org)

Nov. 16: Cine 16 "Liberty & Justice for All" program at Mo. History Museum (314-746-4599, http://www.mohistory.org)

Nov. 16: Author of Among The Missing Dan Chaon reads from & signs his fiction at Webster University Pearson House (8260 Big Bend, 314-961-2660, ext. 7874)

Nov. 16: Screening of recent film Capote at St. Louis County Library-Cliff Cave Branch (http://www.slcl.org)

Nov. 16-Dec. 2: Hot City Theatre presents Tennessee Williams' Orpheus Decending at the ArtLoft Theatre (314-534-1111, http://www.metrotix.com)

Nov. 17: Grand Eloquence multimedia tribute to late painter Bill Kohn with live music by percussionist Rich O'Donnell, poetry & photography at Bruno David Gallery; exhibit continues thru Dec. 16 (http://www.newmusiccircle.org)

Nov. 17: Fall Festival of Magic at Florissant Civic Ctr. (314-921-5678, http://www.FlorissantMO.com)

Nov. 17: St. Louis Philharmonic Orchestra performs music of Janacek, Berlioz, Mozart & Dvorak at Community Music School of Webster University (314-421-3600, http://www.stlphilharmonic.org)

Nov. 17: Plains Indian Beadwork from the Donald Danforth Jr. Collection opens at St. Louis Art Museum (http://www.slam.org)

Nov. 17: Webster New Music Ensemble at Music Annex, Webster Univ. (314-968-7128)

Nov. 17-18: Immediacy Theatre Project presents night of 35 two-min. plays Drawn & Quartered 4 at Broadway Ctr. Of the Arts in Belleville (http://www.immediacytheatre.org)

Nov. 17-18: UMSL Dance Concert at Touhill Performing Arts Ctr. (http://www.touhill.org)

Nov. 17-19: Rubberbanddance Group at COCA Family Theatre Series (http://www.cocastl.org, 314-725-6555)

Nov. 17-19: Horrorfest screening of 8 underground horror films at Ronnie's 20 & St. Louis Mills cinemas (http://www.horrorfestonline.com)

Nov. 17-19: Dance St. Louis presents Shapiro & Smith Dance Co. in Anytown: Stories of America, featuring music of Bruce Springsteen, at Edison Theatre (http://www.dancestlouis.org)

Nov. 17-21: Shakespeare's Comedy of Errors at Webster Univ. (314-968-7128)

Nov. 17-Dec. 23: Ronald Leax sculptures inspired by science-lab equipment Anatomisms, plus work of Ken Steinbach, at Philip Slein Gallery (http://www.philipsleingallery.com)

Nov. 17-Jan. 2: Anheuser-Busch X-mas lights display (http://www.anheuser-busch.com)

Nov. 18: Forbidden Broadway: Special Victims Unit parody of Broadway shows at Florissant Civic Ctr. (314-921-5678, http://www.florissantfinearts.com)

Nov. 18: Zootini Young Zoo Friends' party in The Living World (314-768-5440, http://www.stlzoo.org/yzf)

Nov. 18: Charis Chorus presents "Legends" concert at Mo. History Museum (http://www.charischorus.org)

Nov. 18: The Man in Black: A Tribute to Johnny Cash at Pop's (http://www.popsrocks.com)

Nov. 18: Kirkwood Junction Holiday Walk with stores in downtown Kirkwood offering snacks, sales, Santa photo op, trolley rides, kids' fun, etc. (http://www.kirkwoodjunction.com/)

Nov. 18: Indoor Pre-Holiday Farmers' Market at Schlafly Bottleworks (http://www.schlafly.com/)

Nov. 18: eARThworks Exhibition Gala Auction at Regional Arts Commission (art.moenviron.org)

Nov. 18 & 25: Gingerbread House Workshops at Eckerts of Belleville (http://www.eckerts.com/)

Nov. 19: Evening Walk in the Wooded Hills at Greensfelder Pk. (636-391-0922)

Nov. 19: Holiday Fair with local-author booksignings and vintage-garments fashion show at Mo. History Museum (314-746-4599, http://www.mohistory.org)

Nov. 19: American Visions of Liberty & Freedom exhibition opens at Mo. History Museum (314-746-4599, http://www.mohistory.org )

Nov. 19: COCAMotion dance recital at COCA (http://www.cocastl.org)

Nov. 19: Webster Univ. Orchestra at Community Music School of Webster Univ. (314-968-7128)

Nov. 19-25: Theatreworks USA presents Charlotte's Web as part of St. Louis Family Theatre Series at Florissant Civic Ctr. Theatre (314-921-5678, http://www.florissantmo.com)

Nov. 20: Webster Big Band & Mini Big Band at Moore Auditorium, Webster Univ. (314-968-7128)

Nov. 20: Free in-store concert by Black Angels at Vintage Vinyl (http://www.vintagevinyl.com/)

Nov. 20: River Styx presents poets Lee Ann Roripaugh and Joel Friederich at Duff's (http://www.riverstyx.org)

Nov. 21: Classical guitarist Francesc de Paula Soler at St. Louis Community College – Forest Park (314-644-9769)

Nov. 22: Guns & Hoses police vs. firemen charity amateur boxing at Scottrade Ctr. (http://www.ticketmaster.com)

Nov. 22-Jan. 1: Gardenland Express working toy train with live floral layout & miniature Vegas showgirls at Mo. Botanical Garden (http://www.mobot.org)

Nov. 22-Jan. 1: St. Louis County Parks Winter Wonderland huge lights display at Tilles Park in Ladue (http://www.stlouisco.com/parks/ww/ww2006.htm)

Nov. 24: St. Louis Symphony Orchestra chamber group performs in St. Louis Art Museum Auditorium (http://www.slam.org)

Nov. 24-26: Indian Market Days with jewelry, paintings, crafts, etc. for sale at Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site (www.cahokiamounds.com)

Nov. 24-Dec. 30: U.S. Bank Wild Lights spectacular holiday light displays at St. Louis Zoo (314-781-0900, http://www.stlzoo.org/)

Nov. 24-Dec. 31: Playing with the Past: Military Toys exhibit at Jefferson Barracks Park (314-544-6224)

Nov. 25-26: Student/Faculty Sale at Craft Alliance (http://www.craftalliance.org)

Nov. 25-26: Great Train Expo model-train show at Gateway Ctr. (www.gatewaycenter.com)

Nov. 26: Holocaust Museum & Learning Ctr. Film Series presents A Jew Among the Germans (http://www.hmlc.org/)

Nov. 26: Baby Blues Showcase at BB's Jazz, Blues & Soups (314-436-5222, http://www.babybluesshowcase.com)

Nov. 27: Webster Wind Ensemble at Moore Auditorium, Webster Univ. (314-968-7128)

Nov. 28: Dining Out for Life to benefit St. Louis Effort for AIDS (http://www.stlefa.org/)

Nov. 29-Dec. 2: Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean at SIUE's Metcalf Theatre (618-650-2774)

Nov. 29-Dec. 10: Hilarious musical Bat Boy at Webster Univ. (314-968-7128)

Nov. 29-Dec. 29: Repertory Theatre of St. Louis presents Eric Rockwell/Joanne Bogart parody The Musical of Musicals: The Musical! at Loretto-Hilton Theatre (314-968-4925, http://www.repstl.org)

Nov. 30: Franklin Sirmans of The Menil Collection in Houston, Texas, speaks as part of Visiting Curators & Critics Series at Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis (http://www.contemporarystl.org)

Nov. 30-Dec. 3: Fontbonne University presents Theresa Rebeck sex comedy Spike Heels (314-889-1425)

Nov. 30-Dec. 10: Muddy Waters Theatre presents Arthur Miller drama The Crucible at St. John's Methodist Church Theatre (314-540-7831)

 

About Jim Dunn 126 Articles
Jim Dunn grew up in NY in the 70s and 80s. Even though that time in music really shapes his appreciation it does not define it. Music, like his beloved history is a long intermingled path that grows, builds and steals from its past. He lives in Colorado with his lovely wife and a wild bunch of animals.

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