Drawn Studio in Maplewood is bringing renowned master contemporary figurative artist Shane Wolf to the StL next month. Wolf, a distinguished artist with a background in High Renaissance techniques, will conduct a two-and-a-half-day intensive workshop. It is the studio’s first Featured Artist Workshop of 2024. For more information, visit drawn.studio.

It’s almost time to celebrate everything St. Louis with 314 Day! This year’s festivities kick off March 9 and culminate on March 14 with a variety of events, celebrations, and special deals highlighting local makers, musicians, artists, businesses and organizations. For a complete list of festivities, visit thestl.com/314day.

It’s not too late to submit your writing to Prism Theatre Company’s annual Festival of New Works. Through Feb. 29, Prism is accepting original works of various types, including short plays, monologues, dances, original songs, performance art and spoken word poetry. For submission guidelines and more information, visit prismtheatrecompany.org.

from the stl to broadway!
Circus Harmony alum Keaton Hentoff-Killian is part of the debut company for the new Broadway musical Water For Elephants, which starts previews on Feb. 24 at the Imperial Theater. Hentoff-Killian joins many Circus Harmony grads who are performing around the world.

shop st. louis
The Missouri History Museum has opened its new shop, Sold on St. Louis. The retail concept features more than 60 local brands, including Arch Apparel, Golden Gems, Kakao Chocolate Company and Old Vienna.

The Little Bit Foundation is expanding its reach! The nonprofit is partnering with East St. Louis School District 189 to bring its services to Illinois for the first time.

too cute!
Forest, the 2-month-old Sumatran orangutan at the Saint Louis Zoo, had a sweet Valentine’s exchange with Clementine, a 3-month-old Bornean orangutan at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. Clementine gifted Forest with a heart-shaped box full of her namesake fruit and frozen treats, and in turn, Forest sent a bouquet of edible flowers, acacia, bottle tree branches and banana leaves.