Arts And Culture http://news.stlpublicradio.org en STL Art Game-Changers: Brett Williams' Sound Ideas http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/stl-art-game-changers-brett-williams-sound-ideas <p>What kind of music goes with a video of sitting on the toilet naked while eating peanut butter out of a jar? That question — back in the late 1990s — ultimately led <a href="http://www.brflux.com">St. Louis artist Brett Williams </a>to the sound sculptures he creates today.</p><p>While at the School of The Art Institute in Chicago, Williams launched what he calls <a href="http://www.brflux.com/projects.html">the Brett Commercials, a video series </a>that includes “Brett Lives Alone,” featuring his bathroom snacking against a whistling-clanking soundtrack.</p> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 02:13:24 +0000 Nancy Fowler 36536 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org STL Art Game-Changers: Brett Williams' Sound Ideas Can Art + Science Solve Climate Change? STL’s Pulitzer Seeks Collaborations http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/can-art-science-solve-climate-change-stl-s-pulitzer-seeks-collaborations <p>What is St. Louis doing to combat climate change? And how can art and design move those plans forward?</p><p>The Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts wants to publicize ongoing efforts and encourage new collaborations in<a href="http://www.pulitzerarts.org/files/Marfa-Dialogues-Request-for-Proposals-Final.pdf"> its Marfa Dialogues competition.</a> Winners will receive $2,500 and the opportunity to display their ideas in a public forum, which may take many forms, including exhibitions, readings, concerts and film screenings.</p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 02:28:50 +0000 Nancy Fowler 35279 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Can Art + Science Solve Climate Change? STL’s Pulitzer Seeks Collaborations Art Events On The Table, Some Literally, In STL This Weekend http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/art-events-table-some-literally-stl-weekend <p>A table can connect families, foster discussion or encourage a game of cards. This weekend, a table in Grand Center also provides a canvas for artistic and cultural expression.</p><p>“Table” opened Thursday night at <a href="http://duetstl.com/">the new Duet art space</a>, 3526 Washington Ave., with an evening of drinks and folk music. Friday night at 7, the custom wood design by Martin Goebel becomes the stage for a new media performance.</p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 03:37:30 +0000 Nancy Fowler 33520 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Art Events On The Table, Some Literally, In STL This Weekend St. Louis’ Luminary Founder Shares How-To Advice After Buying Cherokee Arts Space http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-luminary-founder-shares-how-advice-after-buying-cherokee-arts-space <p><em>The Luminary Center for the Arts credits numerous supporters, volunteers and long-range thinking for the purchase of its own building.</em></p><p>To be successful in the arts, a business head can be as important as a creative mind.</p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 21:46:50 +0000 Nancy Fowler 32846 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis’ Luminary Founder Shares How-To Advice After Buying Cherokee Arts Space Missouri History Museum Cleared Of Wrongdoing By Circuit Attorney's Office http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/missouri-history-museum-cleared-wrongdoing-circuit-attorneys-office <p>A <a href="http://circuitattorney.org/docs/Circuit%20Attorney%20Report%20on%20the%20Missouri%20History%20Museum.pdf">report released this afternoon by St. Louis city prosecutor Jennifer Joyce </a>has cleared the Missouri History Museum of all allegations of criminal activity. But the report also scolded the museum for questionable behaviors.</p> Sat, 21 Dec 2013 00:29:58 +0000 Nancy Fowler 32448 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Missouri History Museum Cleared Of Wrongdoing By Circuit Attorney's Office "Allowing The Choir To Paint:" Artist Grace McCammond And The Boys And Girls Club Create A New Mural http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/allowing-choir-paint-artist-grace-mccammond-and-boys-and-girls-club-create-new-mural <p></p> Wed, 01 May 2013 20:25:32 +0000 Erin Williams 25973 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org "Allowing The Choir To Paint:" Artist Grace McCammond And The Boys And Girls Club Create A New Mural