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[ARTS&ENTERTAINMENT] [APRIL-MAY] by amber peterson [ ART ] [ MOVIES ] t&s saw it! art fair at laumeier 9 DOM HEMINGWAY >> Even an abundance of profanity, nudity, Laumeier Sculpture Park | $5–$10 laumeiersculpturepark.org >> 150 artists from across the country display original works in ceramics, fiber/textiles, glass, jewelry, mixed media, painting and much more. Through May 11. now–5/4 12th annual augusta plein air art festival Augusta Visitor Center | Free | augustapleinair.com now–5/17 the art of craft The Gallery at the Regional Arts Commission | Free | art-stl.com now–5/18 tradition redefined: the larry and brenda thompson collection of african-american art The Saint Louis University Museum of Art | Free | sluma.slu.edu [ ETC. ] now–9/1 dinosaurs in motion exhibit Saint Louis Science Center | $5–$12 | slsc.org 5/3–5/4 spirit of st. louis air show and stem expo 9 a.m.–5 p.m. | Spirit of St. Louis Airport | $10–$12 spirit-airshow.com 5/9–5/10 the princess bride violence and flashy cinematography didn’t keep me from getting bored during Dom Hemingway. And it’s a shame, because the film’s title character is spectacularly played by Jude Law, who fully inhabits the angry, low-class criminal who returns to London’s streets after 12 years in prison. Law, transformed into a balding, mutton-chopped loser with a gut, regularly bursts out in violent spouts of verbose monologues, red-faced and shaking with rage. Along with best friend Dickie (Richard E. Grant), Hemingway sets out to settle past scores. An abrupt tone shift halfway through is jarring—Hemingway, who we’ve seen only pursuing money, drugs and sex, is suddenly preoccupied with reuniting with his estranged daughter. While the film no doubt attempts to deliver a redemption story, it fails. I couldn’t bring myself to care much about Hemingway, his motives or ultimate fate, perhaps because there are too few scenes that develop nuances of character. The inconsistent tone, underdeveloped supporting roles and threadbare plot fail to hold interest. The scenes play like set pieces of a not terribly interesting character study, and fail successfully to stitch together into a cohesive whole. SHOULD YOU SEE IT? Although Jude Law’s performance is noteworthy, it doesn’t save the film.—S.Z. VIEWED AT LANDMARK PLAZA FRONTENAC Midnight | The Tivoli | $8 | landmarktheatres.com american spirits: the rise and fall of prohibition exhibit now Missouri History Museum | $5–$10 | mohistory.org >> This world-premiere exhibition brings the story of Prohibition vividly to life. Through Aug. 17. 5/3 Locations throughout the St. Louis Metropolitan area and St. Charles County Free–$10 | stlstorytellingfestival.com Experience culturally diverse professional storytellers sharing their stories through a variety of traditional, literary, historical and family tales. Through May 3. OPENING FRIDAY The Amazing Spider-Man 2 | Only Lovers Left Alive NOW ON DVD Labor Day | Gloria | Escape from Tomorrow | The Legend of Hercules falling DINO DINNER 1–2 p.m. | Saint Louis Science Center | $5 | slsc.org >>>5/1 ST. LOUIS STORYTELLING FESTIVAL ALSO IN THEATERS The Other Woman | Finding Vivian Maier | The Railway Man [ THEATER ] PHOTO: JOHN LAMB jr. seen on the screen Fontbonne University Black Box Theatre | $30–$35 mustardseedtheatre.com >> Fresh from its Off-Broadway run, Falling returns with the original St. Louis cast. Through May 4. now 5/1–5/3 peace walls – the umsl spring dance concert 8 p.m. | Touhill Performing Arts Center $5–$10 | touhill.org 5/2–5/11 9 to 5–kirkwood theatre guild Robert Reim Theatre | $22 | ktg-onstage.org 5/2–5/4 st. louis dance festival showcase Edison Theatre | edisontheatre.wustl.edu f 13 | TOWN& style | APRIL 30, 2014 [ MUSIC ] 5/2 alleluia ringers 8 p.m. | Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis | $12–$17 cathedralconcerts.org 5/2 nathaniel rateliff 9 p.m. | Duck Room at Blueberry Hill | $10–$12 | pagan-stl.com 5/6 daryl hall & john oates 7:30 p.m. | Peabody Opera House | $42–$122 peabodyoperahouse.com katie armiger 7 & 9:30 p.m. Lumiere Theatre | $15–$30 lumiereplace.com >> Katie Armiger really opens up in her latest album, Fall Into Me, using it as a diary. 3