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Talk Toast Taste
Talk Toast Taste 2017


More than 400 of St. Louis' most influential people attend the gala, Gourmet meal and award-winning Missouri wines, Special guest speaker: NPR's Sam Sanders


Proceeds from this event will benefit the St. Louis Public Radio Diversity Initiative

Thursday, March 30, 2017
VIP Reception at 5:30 p.m.
Reception at 6:00 p.m.
Dinner at 6:30 p.m.
Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis

Sponsored by SSM Health and Delta Dental


An Evening with Chris Thile

Join us as we welcome mandolin virtuoso and the host of A Prairie Home Companion, Chris Thile, for intimate concert at the home of St. Louis Public Radio on April 5th. Enjoy a one-hour performance that includes an opportunity for you to ask questions of this multi-talented musician and popular public radio personality.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017
7:00 p.m.
Tickets: $25 per person, no refunds will be issued
UMSL at Grand Center
3651 Olive St.
St. Louis, MO 63108


Event Series

April 3, 2017

Off-Stage Innovation
In a performance of various composers, styles and genres, the Arianna Quartet will discuss and demonstrate their innovative approach to using the string quartet as an interdisciplinary teaching tool. With connections to business, philosophy, language, art, history, chemistry and physic, the ASQ will introduce new ways of seeing and hearing music as a timeless reflection of the world in which we live.

Sponsored by Carol House Furniture

The Repertory Theatre's Ignite: The Disappearing Man
The Repertory Theatre's Ignite: The Disappearing Man

Watch the creative process ignite as The Rep welcomes nationally recognized playwrights to debut exciting new scripts! Professional actors will bring these bold works to life by performing public readings of each piece for a live audience. The audience becomes part of the creative process by listening to these scripts and offering direct feedback to the playwright in a talkback following each performance.

The Disappearing Man
Directed by West Hyler

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Show at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets $25

Community Room of St. Louis Public Radio
3651 Olive Street | St. Louis, MO 63108

A part of the Kitchen Sink Series sponsored by Mosby Building Arts.

Jen Sincero
Jen Sincero: You are a Badass at Making Money: Master the Mindset of Wealth!

presented by St. Louis Public Radio, Marville Talks Books and Left Bank Books

You Are a Badass at Making Money is a step-by-step guide to helping people overcome their blocks, push past their fears, and start making the kind of money theyve never made before. Written in the same style as her bestselling book You Are a Badass, You Are a Badass at Making Money combines entertaining essays with life-changing concepts. Jen boils all her wisdom down into manageable, bite-sized tips so her readers can put them into practice and get real results.

Monday, April 24, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.

UMSL at Grand Center
Tickets are $28 and include one copy of the book

A part of the Kitchen Sink Series sponsored by Mosby Building Arts.

May 1, 2017

Haydn and Bartok: Inside the Art of the String Quartet
The Arianna Quartet invites you to experience an evening dedicated to two of the great masters of the string quartet genre, in a discussion and performance of works by Franz Joseph Haydn and Bela Barok. The ASQ offers an evening of unique insights into the revolutionary creativity that Haydn and Bartok created in their signature styles of writing for the string quartet. Come hear the music, and find out what how to listen with a whole new perspective!

Sponsored by Carol House Furniture

Story Collider: Eclipse
Story Collider: Eclipse

presented by St. Louis Public Radio and St. Louis Storytelling

At the debut appearance of Story Collider in St. Louis as part of St. Louis Storytelling Festival, St. Louis Public Radio hosts scientists who will share tales about all the times things went wrong, and occasionally right, in their labs, but you'll also hear from people who haven't had a formal connection to science since high school. Physicists, comedians, neuroscientists, writers, actors, doctors, and many others share their stories at Story Collider events. Some are heartbreaking; some are hilarious. They are all true, and all, in one way or another, are about science. This show will prepare audiences for the upcoming total solar eclipse passing through Missouri on August 21, 2017.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

7:00 p.m.
Tickets $10

A part of the Kitchen Sink Series sponsored by Mosby Building Arts.

Theatre Crawl
Theatre Crawl | June 30-July 1, 2017

Join St. Louis Public Radio for the finest offerings of the bustling St. Louis theatre scene at the Grand Center Theatre Crawl.

A Part of the Kitchen Sink Series Sponsored by Mosby Building Arts.

Sponsored Community Events

Earth Day
St. Louis Earth Day Festival | April 22-23, 2017

11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.
Forest Park- Muny Grounds

Art on the Square
Art on the Square | May 19-21, 2017

May 19- 5 to 10 p.m.
May 20- 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
May 21- 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Downtown Belleville, IL

Festival of Nations
Festival of Nations | August 26-27, 2017

August 26- 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
August 27- 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Tower Grove Park

Saint Louis Art Fair
Saint Louis Art Fair | September 8-10, 2017

September 8- 5 to 10 p.m.
September 9- 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
September 10- 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Downtown Clayton, MO