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The best performing and visual arts events in St. Louis this week

If you're a fan of the arts, mark your calendars: there's plenty to do when it comes to artsy events in St. Louis this week, from a photography exhibit to an aerial show.

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'Black Culture'  

Alexy Irving presents a photography exhibit that acknowledges black culture as a focal point of modern society this Friday. Featured photographers include Alexis Rivierre, Chanel Thomas and Dannie Boyd, among others. 

When: Friday, April 19, 6-10 p.m.
Where: Urb Arts, 2600 N. 14th St.
Price: Free
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Mecuriosity: Wednesdays in Outer Space

The latest installment of the ongoing monthly series, "Mercuriosity," will take place at The Monocle this Wednesday. Aerialists that draw upon themes of the natural world will be the featured performers, with choreographed hoop, rope and chain acts. Performers include Rainy Moss, Champagne Supernova and Steele Starling.

When: Wednesday, April 17, 7:30 p.m.
Where: The Monocle, 4510 Manchester 
Price: $7
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World Circus Day

Celebrate World Circus Day and the imminent arrival of Cirque du Soleil this Saturday with The Baked Bear, a local bakery that has crafted a specialty circus-themed ice cream sandwich — birthday cake ice cream sandwiched between two Funfetti cookies. Also, expect a performance by Circus Harmony's flying children.

When: Saturday, April 20, noon
Where: Chaifetz Arena, 1 S. Compton Ave. 
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Design a Sign 

Grab this deal from Yaymaker to customize wooden signs — During the "Design a Sign" event, participants can choose from a variety of stencils to create a unique design.

Where: 33 N. Sarah St.
Price: $35 (36 percent discount off regular price)
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