Best Bets: May 1-7

Darryl Hall & John Oates 


WHAT: Carmina Burama

WHEN: 8 p.m. Thursday- Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday

WHERE: Powell Symphony Hall, 718 N. Grand Boulevard, St. Louis


HOW MUCH: $30-$125

THE 411: Often found in pop culture, Orff’s riveting masterpiece is best known for its driving rhythms, evocative lyrics and the spellbinding “O Fortuna.”  “Carmina Burana” with the STL Symphony and Chorus promises to be a goosebumps experience.

MORE INFO: 314-531-1700 or


WHAT: First Fridays

WHEN: 5-9 p.m. Friday 

WHERE: Grand Center Arts District


411: Enjoy the latest art exhibitions at numerous Grand Center arts organizations, including the Bruno David Gallery, Craft Alliance, the Contemporary Art Museum, the Museum of Contemporary Religious Art (MOCRA), Portfolio Gallery, the Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, the Sheldon Art Galleries, and the Saint Louis University Museum of Art (SLUMA).



WHAT: Darryl Hall & John Oates

WHEN: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday 

WHERE: Peabody Opera House, 1400 Market Street, St. Louis

HOW MUCH: $42-$122 

THE 411: Expect a fun evening of singing along to the duo’s greatest hits, with songs such as “Rich Girl,”  “Kiss on My List,” “Private Eyes,” “I Can’t Go For That (No Can Do”), “Maneater” and “Out of Touch” as well as  “Sara Smile,” “One on One,” “You Make My Dreams,” “Say It Isn’t So” and “Method of Modern Love.” 

MORE INFO: 1- 800-745-3000 or