The Poor People of Paris. Throughout the fall semester, enjoy free live performances by noted local and regional jazz artists from 8 to 10 p.m. Thursday nights. Café open. NOTE: PARKING permitted in Yellow Zones and in Danforth University Center (DUC) Underground Garage only. Ridgley Hall, Holmes Lounge.
Two of the NEXT award winners will present on their travels. Afterward, they will talk with their peers about their trips and winning applications. Light refreshments will be served. Sponsored by University Libraries. Olin Library, Room 142 and the Newman Exploration Center.
(1 to 2:30 p.m.) St. Louis community members are invited to bring their children to Safe Trick-or-Treat. WashU students lead families through the residence halls for trick-or-treating along with Halloween crafts and games. RSVP by Oct. 12. See details online. Danforth Campus, South 40.
A rare St. Louis performance by the Grammy Award-winning vocal project, which is dedicated to reimagining the expressive potential of the human voice.
Election protection volunteers provide Americans assistance on Election Day if they have any problems voting. Denise Lieberman, senior attorney and co-program director for the Voter Protection Program at the Advancement Project, will lead a training session at the Brown School to prepare volunteers for the November midterm election. The training is free, but registration is required. Brown Hall Lounge.
WashU’s Office of Sustainability and Human Resources Dept. are excited to announce a new Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program partnership with Local Farmer CSA. WashU staff, faculty, and students at the West, North, and Danforth campuses are invited to sign-up. Location alternates between Danforth Campus and West campus. Details online. Danforth Campus pick-up location is from 4 to 6 p.m. in the parking lot between the Alumni House & Music Library, across Forsyth from the DUC.
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Exhibits and Ongoing Events
John M Olin Library now has increased space to highlight the Libraries’ Special Collections to promote cultural and intellectual enrichment. The Newman Tower of Collections and Exploration spans four stories of Olin Library, including Risa’s Landing, named in honor of Risa Zwerling Wrighton, that is a collaborative study space located on Level 2.
“Making a Monster,” an exhibit of rare books, shines a light on the intellectual forces that shaped Frankenstein, from his childhood through his university days. The exhibit is on view through Jan. 22 in the Becker Library’s Glaser Gallery, 7th floor. It is free and open to the public.
In celebration of his remarkable 36-year tenure at Sam Fox School, the Des Lee Gallery presents this exhibition featuring artwork by Strembicki and 29 alumni with whom he has worked closely. On view from Oct. 5 through Nov. 10. Des Lee Gallery, 1627 Washington Ave., St. Louis 63103. 314-621-8735.