Our staff picks the best things to do this week — with a look ahead.
‘The Bauhaus and Its Legacy’
When Friday through Oct. 20; hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday (10 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday) • Where St. Louis Art Museum, 1 Fine Arts Drive, Forest Park • How much Free • More info 314-721-0072; slam.org
The Bauhaus art school originated 100 years ago in Germany and lasted until Nazis shut it down in 1933. The St. Louis Art Museum will mark the anniversary of the influential modernist movement, which embraced a unity of art and design, with an exhibit of objects from its collection, including works by Paul Klee and Wassily Kandinsky. Along with paintings and prints will be furniture, metalwork, textiles and ceramics. A related video installation can be viewed in Gallery 301. By Jane Henderson
Brad Paisley, Chris Lane, Riley Green
When 7:30 p.m. Friday • Where Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre, 14141 Riverport Drive, Maryland Heights • How much $22-$88 • More info livenation.com
Summer touring staple Brad Paisley is back — and with a new single, “My Miracle.” “I can be a little ornery when it comes to writing love songs. I don’t typically put it all out there, but in this one I did," he says of the song, written for his wife. "This is the most powerful statement I think I can make.” Paisley’s last album was “Love and War” (2017). By Kevin C. Johnson
'SLAM Underground: Identity'
When 7-10 p.m. Friday • Where St. Louis Art Museum, 1 Fine Arts Drive, Forest Park • How much Free • More info 314-721-0072; slam.org
The St. Louis Art Museum gets Pride weekend started with a "SLAM Underground" event celebrating identity. Hear Black Tulip Chorale's tribute to the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, make pronoun buttons, dance to music by DJ Hood Bunny and Middle Class Fashion, and sip a signature "Show Your ID" cocktail. By Gabe Hartwig
When 8 p.m. Friday • Where The Ready Room, 4195 Manchester Avenue • How much $35-$45 • More info eventbrite.com
R&B singer KeKe Wyatt showed her big personality on reality television. And her voice is even bigger. She’s back in St. Louis with her hits, along with songs from her latest album, “KeKe Covers,” which includes her renditions of “Love on Top,” “I’m Going Down,” “Diamonds and Pearls,” “Diamonds” and, of course, “I Will Always Love You.” By Kevin C. Johnson
Tower Grove Pride
When 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday • Where Tower Grove Park, South Grand Boulevard and Arsenal Street • How much Free • More info towergrovepride.com
Tower Grove Pride started out modestly in 2012 as a street party with about 1,000 attendees. Over time, the grassroots, neighborhood-based LGBTQ Pride festival has grown into a sprawling event that moved last year into Tower Grove Park. Three stages will showcase entertainment all day, including drag shows, music, the St. Louis Lady Arm Wrestlers and a panel discussion. Vendors will serve food, drinks and more fun. Tower Grove Pride is produced by the nonprofit 50 Roses Foundation. By Gabe Hartwig
Outlaw Music Festival
When 2:30 p.m. Saturday • Where Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre, 14141 Riverport Drive, Maryland Heights • How much $25-$200 • More info livenation.com
Willie Nelson headlines the Outlaw Music Festival, a touring show that's thriving in an era when destination music festivals are booming. “The second leg of the Outlaw Music Festival Tour with all my friends is going to be a blast,” Nelson says. Also on the tour are Phil Lesh & Friends, Alison Krauss, Old Crow Medicine Show and Dawes. By Kevin C. Johnson
When 7 p.m. Saturday • Where Stifel Theatre, 1400 Market Street • How much $37-$52 with VIP available • More info ticketmaster.com
Digital comedy show 85 South is bringing it all to the stage. The trio of comedians DC Young Fly, Karlous Miller and Chico Bean visit Stifel Theatre this weekend. Miller also has his own gig coming up at Helium Comedy Club. By Kevin C. Johnson
When 7:30 p.m. Sunday • Where Fox Theatre, 527 North Grand Boulevard • How much $50.50-$130.50 • More info 314-534-1111; metrotix.com
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame act Chicago brings its classic pop and rock songs to the Fox Theatre. Regular visitors to St. Louis, Chicago is known for “You’re the Inspiration,” “If You Leave Me Now,” “Hard to Say I’m Sorry” and “Hard Habit to Break.” By Kevin C. Johnson
Shawn Mendes, Alessia Cara
When 7:30 p.m. Sunday • When Enterprise Center, 1401 Clark Avenue • How much $26-$86 • More info ticketmaster.com.
Shawn Mendes is firmly entrenched among today’s top male pop performers, a list that includes Justin Timberlake, Bruno Mars, Charlie Puth, Khalid, Sam Smith and various members of One Direction. Mendes is headlining at stadiums and arenas, and his new No. 1 self-titled album includes “In the Blood” and much more. He recently collaborated with Camila Cabello on the song “Senorita.” Opening for Mendes is Grammy-winning singer Alessia Cara, whose latest album is “The Pains of Growing.” By Kevin C. Johnson
Robert Randolph & the Family Band
When 7 p.m. Wednesday • Where Atomic Cowboy Pavilion, 4140 Manchester Avenue • How much $20-$55 • More info ticktweb.com
Robert Randolph & the Family Band, which performed at LouFest in 2017, proved it “Got Soul,” the title of its last album. Now the act is eyeing “Brighter Days.” That’s the name of its new album, to be released in August. Randolph told the Post-Dispatch his music doesn’t belong in any category. “Jimi Hendrix, Bob Dylan, they weren’t in a category. What do you call Willie Nelson? What do you really call the Isley Brothers? When people start pigeonholing into categories, it’s limiting.” By Kevin C. Johnson
'Smart, Funny and Black'
When 8 p.m. Thursday • Where The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard • How much $29.50-$44.50 • More info ticketmaster.com
It’s never the wrong time to bone up on black history, right? Comedian and actress Amanda Seales brings it to the forefront of her comedy tour, presented game-show-style with audience participation. “It’s really a celebration disguised as a game show," she says. "We don’t just talk about black culture. We revive, we challenge, we critique, we laugh.” Seales recently premiered her debut HBO special “I Be Knowin’” and is also featured on HBO’s “Insecure.” Seales formerly was known as MTV VJ Amanda Diva. By Kevin C. Johnson
When Friday through July 14; performance times vary • Where The Marcelle, 3310 Samuel Shepard Drive • How much $20-$40 • More info 314-534-1111; metrotix.com
Insight Theatre Company presents Lauren Gunderson's comedy, set during the French Revolution and dealing with themes of art, feminism, violence and terrorism. Directed by Trish Brown. By Calvin Wilson
‘Grand Center Theatre Crawl'
When 7-10 p.m. Friday; 2-5 p.m. and 7-10 p.m. Saturday • Where Various locations in Grand Center • How much Free • More info stlpublicradio.org
About 20 local companies will provide a sampling of the St. Louis theater scene through short performances in venues around the Grand Center arts district. Among those scheduled to participate are the Midnight Company, SATE, St. Louis Actors' Studio and Stray Dog Theatre. By Calvin Wilson
"Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella," July 8-16 at the Muny: The recent Broadway version of the classic fairy tale makes its Muny debut, under the direction of Marcia Milgrom Dodge • BrickUniverse Lego Fan Convention, July 13-14 at Greensfelder Complex in Queeny Park: Meet professional Lego artists from around the world, marvel at their creations and even build something for yourself • "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy," July 19 on Art Hill: News team, assemble: The Art Hill Film Series continues with the wacky comedy about broadcast news in the 1970s • "Paul Gauguin: The Art of Invention," July 21-Sept. 15 at the St. Louis Art Museum: A highlight of the summer is a 90-piece show of various pieces by the French artist, who did wood carvings, ceramics and prints