What to Do in St. Louis This Week

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Let’s finish out the month of March strong, shall we? We’ve rounded up the very best in food, art, music and adventuring from March 26 to April 1.

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Image courtesy of Katherine Simóne Reynolds.

New Exhibition: “Willie and Pat Do a Slow Dance” by artist Katherine Simóne Reynolds
Kat Reynolds is one of the most prolific artists creating work in St. Louis right now. She recently contributed to the NYC gallery group show “Overview is a place,” at the SPRING/BREAK Art Show in Times Square, alongside several other incredible local artists. Her newest exhibition, “Willie and Pat Do a Slow Dance,” explores her grandparents’ relationship and delves into themes of history and mortality.

When: March 23-April 20
Where: Cecille R. Hunt Gallery, located on Webster University’s campus
Price: Free

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Potsticker Wine Pairing at Crispy Edge
In preparation for their grand opening on April 6, restaurant Crispy Edge hosts a six-course tasting menu featuring their creative, global interpretations of potstickers. Each course is accompanied by a wine pairing developed by a local wine professional.

When: March 26, 6 p.m.
Where: Crispy Edge restaurant: 4168 Juniata St.
Price: $47

Live Music
There are some awesome performers landing in St. Louis this week. Indie-pop husband-and-wife duo Matt and Kim come to The Pageant on Tuesday, and the following evening, Chicago-based garage-rock band Twin Peaks performs at The Ready Room. If you can’t make it to those, check out the venue Off Broadway in South City for more stellar shows.

Matt and Kim
Where: The Pageant on Delmar
When: March 27, 8 p.m.
Price: $30

Twin Peaks
Where: The Ready Room on Manchester in The Grove
When: March 28, 7 p.m.
Price: $15 advance tickets, $18 day of show

New Exhibitions at SLAM
Saint Louis Art Museum unveils not one but two new exhibits this week. “Sunken Cities: Egypt’s Lost Worlds,” on view from March 25 through Sept. 9, showcases artifacts and sculptures collected during an underwater exhibition that discovered two ancient cities. “Chinese Buddhist Art, 10th-15th Centuries,” open March 30 through Aug. 30, emphasizes the evolution of rare Chinese Buddhist art over time.

Where: Saint Louis Art Museum
When: “Sunken Cities: Egypt’s Lost Worlds” on view March 25-Sept. 9

“Chinese Buddhist Art, 10th-15th Centuries” on view March 30-Aug. 30
Price: Free

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Image courtesy of Saint Louis Art Museum.

SLAM Underground: Epic
Celebrate the opening of “Sunken Cities: Egypt’s Lost Worlds” and explore SLAM’s Ancient Greek, Roman and Chinese collections through art, music and cocktails. This month’s theme centers on heroes and adventurers, including an ancient superheroes scavenger hunt and a chance to invent your own at their Create Lab.

Where: Saint Louis Art Museum
When: March 30, 7-10 p.m.
Price: Free

May’s Night Market
If you’ve ever poked your head inside May’s Place, a treasure trove of vintage clothing, accessories and tidbits, you know that this event will be cool. May’s brings several local vendors to The Ready Room in the Grove for a night of shopping and mingling.

Where: The Ready Room
When: March 30, 6 p.m.
Price: Free

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Soulful Saturday: A Vegan Soul Food Pop-Up by Sweet Art
The team from Sweet Art Bakeshop & Café will be cooking up some of their delicious vegan fare for one evening only. The night ends when they sell out (and no reservations), so get there early to snag some Chick’n-Fried Cauliflower and peach cobbler.

Where: ANEW, 519 N. Grand
When: March 31, 6-9 p.m.
Price: a-la-carte menu items


Enjoy your Easter and Passover celebrations this weekend, everyone!

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