Monday, April 9, 2012
Big events this week in University City.
Welcome to Last Chance, a new column on University City Patch. Last Chance is designed to serve as a reminder for important deadlines coming up this week in University City. You can post your own events and announcements. You also may contact us at UniversityCity@patch.com.
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
The opening reception for the student exhibition is tonight.
Craft Alliance (CA) is pleased to announce the opening of the Crafting-A-Future Student Exhibition. The opening reception will be held from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, April 4, at CA’s Charak Gallery in the Delmar Loop. Crafting-A-Future (CAF) is a multi-year mentoring program that provides talented, underserved high school students throughout the St. Louis metro area with in-depth arts education. In order to develop a body of work, students work closely with local artists in CA’s jewelry/metalsmithing, fiber, clay, wood, and graphics studios. CAF nurtures students in their pursuit of an art education beyond what is offered in high school programs. In addition to their studio time, students are exposed to the work of internationally and …
Monday, April 2, 2012
Here's what's happening in and near Ladue, Clayton and University City.
University City Patch teams up with neighboring Patch sites each week to round up events and happenings in the area. Here are our picks for this week. Monday, April 2 — 1940 Census Released. Tuesday, April 3 — Election Day Wednesday, April 4 Thursday, April 5 — Holy Thursday Friday, April 6 — Good Friday Saturday, April 7 — First Day of Passover. Sunday, April 8 — Easter Sunday, National Library Week Begins. Want to see your Ladue-Frontenac, Clayton-Richmond Heights or University City event featured in this column? Email Patch reporter Angela Atkinson at firstname.lastname@example.org with your event information.
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Pat Whitaker and Dick Miles held a cocktail reception at their home Feb. 22 in honor of the upcoming ARTrageous Baubles Ball.
Two Clayton residents recently hosted a kickoff for Craft Alliance's ARTrageous Baubles Ball, which will raise funds for youth arts education. The cocktail reception happened Feb. 22 at the Clayton home of Pat Whitaker and Dick Miles. Craft Alliance, based in neighboring University City, provides free art-driven educational programs to 4,500 students yearly, a news release states. The ball will run from 6 to 11 p.m. April 13 at the Palladium Saint Louis. The evening will include art, jewelry, fashion, music and a guest appearance by Valerie Steele, director of The Museum at Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City, according to the release. Cathy Barancik and Steve Novik will be honored during the event. Susan Barrett and Atul …
Monday, March 5, 2012
Event will raise funds for Craft Alliance.
On Friday, April 13, Craft Alliance will host its ARTrageous Baubles Ball at the Palladium in the Lafayette Square neighborhood. This year’s event will dazzle your eyes with outrageous baubles, bangles and bling! Transform yourself with your most colorful sparkles and jewels, and join us for an unforgettable evening of fantastic jewelry and art! The gala kicks off at 6 p.m. with a cocktail reception, a silent auction and hot musical entertainment. The DJ will be New York designer Timo Weiland. The co-chairs of the event are Anjali and Atul Kamra and Susan Barrett, with guest of honor Valerie Steele. Dr. Steele is the Director and Chief Curator of The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology. At 7:30 p.m., the runway will come to life …
Monday, February 13, 2012
Here's what's happening in and near University City, Ladue and Clayton.
Each Monday, Patch highlights some great ways to get out in the community. Here are the highlights for Feb. 13-19 Monday, Feb. 13 Tuesday, Feb. 14 — Happy Valentine’s Day! Wednesday, Feb. 15 Thursday, Feb. 16 Friday, Feb. 17. Saturday, Feb. 18 Sunday, Feb. 19
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
The 13th biennial teapot exhibit opens March 9.
The Craft Alliance (CA) in University City will host a new exhibit in March — HOT TEA: 13th Biennial Teapot Exhibition. The opening reception is from 6-8 p.m. Friday, March 9 in CA’s gallery in the Delmar Loop. Throughout the world, the drinking of tea is an integral part of the social fabric, from the everyday sharing of tea amongst friends to the traditional tea ceremony in Japan. The common thread linking all of these tea-time traditions is the dynamic of sharing. For this exhibition, artists from all media (clay, fiber, glass, metal and wood) share their appreciation and interpretation of the teapot with CA. The roster of participating artists is impressive; this year’s exhibit includes 50 artists, 20 of whom are local or regional. A …
Monday, January 30, 2012
Here's what's happening in and near U City, Ladue and Clayton.
University City Patch teams up with neighboring Patch sites each week to round up events and happenings in the area. Here are our picks for this week. Tuesday, Jan 31. Wednesday, Feb. 1. Thursday, Feb. 2. Friday, Feb. 3. Saturday, Feb. 4. Want to see your Ladue-Frontenac, Clayton-Richmond Heights or University City event featured in this column? Email Patch reporter Angela Atkinson at email@example.com with your event information.
Saturday, December 17, 2011
Hand-crafted gifts abound in the shops in the Loop.
If you are looking for unique gifts, Patch found some amazing ideas in the Delmar Loop. There is nothing more special than hand-crafted gifts and we found plenty handmade jewelry, pottery, glass art, hats, scarves, and gloves by true artisans from St. Louis and beyond. Patch handpicked, pun intended, more than 20 items you are sure to love. And so will the recipient of your gift. Items are from Craft Alliance, Plowsharing Crafts and Macrosun International. Check out our list below, happy shopping and happy holidays to you all. Craft Alliance Susan Fleming Jewelry, Artist Susan Fleming from Jackson, Wyoming Hand fabricated sterling sliver jewelry set with Japanese Chiyogami papers which are protected by a thin waterproof layer of resin. …