Tonight, you can take a peek inside St. Louis’ first selfie museum, The Selfie Room, opening Friday
There are several love-themed photo areas, making it a great date spot.
Also tonight, you can check out the Jeremiah Johnson Band at the National Blues Museum for Howlin’ Friday. I promise that you’ll have a good time!
If you are looking to take it easy on Friday, you may enjoy anIntroduction to Zen Meditation. The class include the history of Zen and how to practice Zen in daily life – while at work and at leisure.
Also tonight, the Duane Reed Gallery is hosting a free opening reception for not one, not three, but two new exhibits! Constructs of Meaning, featuring mixed media from a variety of talented local artists is sure to stimulate the senses. The next exhibition is Sharing the Process, which features works of art based on a classical pen-and-ink drawings.
On Saturday morning, you can head out to the Midwest Musical Conservatory in Ballwin to enjoy the classical Indian music of Saint Thyagaraja Arandhana.
The Field House Museum is host to Kid’s Corner on Saturday from 10-2, featuring new crafts and exhibits for the whole family at the historic house in Downtown St. Louis. The girls and I had a great time here a few months ago.
If on Sunday, you just happen to have friends in town and are taking a tour of the world famous Anheuser-Busch Brewery, afterwards, if you are sticking around the Soulard area, you might want to check out Molly’s, Mission Taco, or1860’s Hardshell Cafe
. If you head across the street, you might want to head over to the Benton Park Cafe for a casual lunch. If you are looking for a different flavor, one of my favorites, Yemaja Brasil, is sure to delight. Of course, you are a quick Lime Scooter ride away from Lafayette Square where you can show off the rich architecture and history of this great St. Louis neighborhood. It is believed that Lafayette Park is the oldest urban park west of the Mississippi River. Where you are relaying that info, you might enjoy the Mexican flavor of Laredo on Lafayette Square or SqWires
, where you can enjoy some live music with Chris Swan from 11-2. If you opt for a more upscale flavor, I might suggest Polite Society or Vin de Set where you can over look the city and enjoy a great view of the recently minted Gateway Arch National Park.
On Sunday Pints and Plants is presented by Alpha Brewing Company where you can come try some of the best vegan food St. Louis has to offer! They have teamed up with local restaurants to celebrate the strong and growing plant-based community here in our city. $18 gets you your first pour, a limited edition pint glass, and all the vegan food you can handle!
Free Week at the Atomic Cowboy kicks off on Sunday night with Nightchaser and Jamo presents Silent but Sexy, a Silent Disco. Free week runs all week long with a variety of great live entertainment!
Monday is the night to see the Tony-winning playAvenue Q at Westport Playhouse. It’s a funny story about a college grad, his friends, neighbors — and some puppets — who play pivotal roles on his journey toward self-discovery. For all of you who appreciate not only music but also the arts of painting, sculpture, textiles, among others, the Ann Metzger National Biennial Exhibition is showing at the St. Louis Artists’ Guild. This exhibition is juried by assistant curator of modern and contemporary art at the Saint Louis Art Museum, Hannah Klemm, and honors Ann Metzger, who was a longtime St. Louis Artists Guild member and mentor. Artists in all media from across the United States are invited to submit their work. This exhibition will showcase some amazing creative talent, so do not miss what promises to be a feast for the eyes!
On Friday, be sure to head over to Forest Park and check out The St. Louis Art Museum for their monthly SLAM Underground event. This month celebrates their 5th anniversary and they have all kinds of art adventures, Prize Wheels, and signature cocktails! Help them make the 40th SLAM Underground one of the best yet.
Heavy Metal cover band Thrash Society will be blessing the stage on Saturday night at the Crack Fox in Downtown St. Louis
Celebrate Black History Month at Powell Hall as Lift Every Voice: A Black History Month Celebration is upon us for the 25th anniversary of the St. Louis Symphony IN UNISON Chorus. This annual concert celebrates African-American culture and community traditions that have influenced the history of St. Louis, as well as cities around the world.
On Sunday, the Purina Pet Parade , the world’s largest costumed pet parade, combines all the fun of Mardi Gras with all the most adorable pets in a parade parade. It is free to watch and easy to head straight to the Taste of Soulard or Wiener Dog Derby after the parade wraps up.