Artgasm: This Weekend's Art Openings, Feb. 25 - 27, 2011

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Celebrate Black History Month with an all-local, all African-American art exhibit this Friday at Star Clipper. East St. Louis hip-hop duo Scripts n' Screwz will perform as well. See details on this event and more after the jump.

Dear God, from CMY+K at Star Clipper. - MARVIN CURRY
  • Marvin Curry
  • Dear God, from CMY+K at Star Clipper.

CMY+K: Black Creators in Comics: Local black comic book creators Sean Frye, Mike Harvey, Damian Duffy, Marvin Curry and John Jennings exhibit their work in Star Clipper's gallery. Opening reception at 7 p.m. Friday, February 25, with performance by Scripts 'N Screwz. Feb. 25-April 15, free. Star Clipper, 6392 Delmar Blvd., University City, 314-725-9110, www.starclipper.com.

The Europeans, by Damaso Reyes: Damaso Reyes spent the past five years documenting the economic, social, political and demographic changes of Europe through photography. Opening reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, February 25. Mondays-Fridays. Continues through March 25, free. Webster University May Photography Gallery, 8300 Big Bend Blvd. (2nd Fl., Sverdrup Bldg.), Saint Louis, 314-961-2660, www.webster.edu/maygallery.

Naughti Gras 4: Two nights of art, burlesque, belly dance, adult comedy and live music. Fri., Feb. 25, 7 p.m.; Sat., Feb. 26, 7 p.m., $10. Koken Art Factory, 2500 Ohio Ave., St. Louis, 314-776-7600, www.kokenartfactory.com.

O'Fallon Photo Club's Seventh Annual Exhibit: The best of recent work in black and white and color by club members. Feb. 25-April 8, free. Renaud Spirit Center, 2650 Tri Sports Cir., O'Fallon, 636-474-2732, www.renaudspiritcenter.com.

Split Pease Art Soup: Closing reception for this group show features all six artists and live drawing throughout the evening. Fri., Feb. 25, 6:30-10 p.m., free. Concrete Ocean Art Gallery, 2257 Jefferson Ave., St. Louis, 314-497-0199, www.myspace.com/concreteoceanart. Editor's note: If you don't see your show listed, please leave the information in the comments (and drop a note to calendar@riverfronttimes.com so we can list it in the online calendar). All art openings are free unless noted. For a full list of all ongoing art shows in the St. Louis area, please click here.

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