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Kinesis by Venture Cafe STL

Thursday, September 12 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm • Organized By Venture Cafe St. Louis
4220 Duncan Ave., St. Louis, MO 63110


On September 12th, Join VentureCafe STL as we celebrate makers and Doers with Kinesis! Kinesis mixes the best of Venture Café with everything that makes a party memorable. We invite you to wander through activations that engage and connect our community. Fill-up on delicious cuisine while sipping trendy cocktails, mocktails or a local brew. Chill in one of the lounges and listen to a music showcase featuring breakout St. Louis artists. Experience the community that makes Venture Cafe possible each week for you and tens of thousands of your neighbors, colleagues, and friends.

Things To Look Forward To:
  • Body Marbling
  • Robots Drawing Your Designs on Whiteboards
  • A 3D printed Interactive Garden Newly Created by NY Artist Dwight Portocarrero
  • A Build-Your-Own Mocktail/Cocktail Ice Luge

  • St. Louis’ First Light Up Giving Wall
  • Podcaster Row featuring EQ, Corey Smale and a special Bourbon Friday Reserve Podcast
  • Musical Showcase featuring Tonina who was just signed by Empire

Now Let’s Talk Food

23 City Blocks has created a menu that mixes comfort with innovation

  • “Bread Flight” Iron-Fork Style Food Station & Build-Your-Own Chocolate Bark on the Anti-griddle at – 30 Degree Farenheit
  • Mouth-Watering Items like Angus Steak, Grilled Halloumi Cheese, Udon Noodle Sesame Salad, Buffalo-Style Tempura Oysters
  • Have Your Mind Blown by the Vegetarian Slinger Egg Salad or the Cherry Tomatoes with Olive Oil Gelato and Balsamic Glaze
LineUp 6:00-11:00pm
  • 6:00 – 7:15 WELCOME – Apps, Food Stations, Activations and Demos from Makers and Doers

  • 7:40 – 8:00 PROGRAM – Brief Impact Report & Support for Venture Cafe

  • 8:00 – 11:00 MAIN EVENT – Food Stations, Desserts, Activations, More Demos and a Music Showcase Featuring Tonina, Pritty, Crim Dolla Cray

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Innovation Hall STL
4220 Duncan Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63110
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