Saint Louis On The Air

St. Louis Story Stitchers Advance Civic Pride Through Performance Art

  AUG 2, 2019

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STL TV live interview for Juneteenth Celebration on the Delmar Loop East
Saturday, June 15, 2019

STL Nonprofit News: Six of One with Story Stichers’ Merlin Bell and Susan Colangelo

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RAF-STL / Radio Arts Foundation ~ Saint Louis

107.3 FM / 96.3 – HD2

Tuesday, March 5th, 2019

Kathy Lawton Brown hears stories about Peace in the Prairie with Story Stitchers Artist in Residence Troy Anthony and Merlin Bell, Story Stitchers Director.



January 30, 2019

Lauren Smith

Five Storytelling Open Mics in St. Louis


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Kranzberg Arts Foundation

SOUL of the CITY


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Storyteller Issue #1
Pages 22-29
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Click on their pics to hear their voices. Emeara, AnnaLise, Anthony, Cali, Tylea, Chris are near the Black Lives Matter sign.


Saint Louis Story Stitchers Press Release 6.1.2018

HEC Story Stitchers – Stitching Together a More Cohesive Community

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KSDK’s 5 On Your Side by Brittney Verner  March 31, 2018.  North city youth aims to end gun violence through creative art
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Tim Ezell and Virginia Kerr’s The Thread! Fox 2, March 17, 2018 episode.


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St. Louis Public Radio by Nancy Fowler Young St. Louisans affected by gun violence present their art at The Sheldon

92.9FM Communities Forward Host: Terrell Carter interview in two 30 minutes podcasts:


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Transforming the Trauma of Poverty

Marketing Gun Violence Prevention

Not Another One! A Discussion on Gun Violence

Not Another One! An Urgent Call to Action on Gun Violence

Art, Guns, & Rebooting the Conversation


Sample 30 second radio PSA’s: 

Sample #1:

Don’t miss the Pick the City UP Tour this summer! Saint Louis Story Stitchers presents urban storytelling through live hip hop and spoken word. Raise your hands high if you’re tired of hearing gun shots!  Pay tribute, join the fun, and make a difference! The Tour will stop in neighborhoods and cultural venues across St. Louis. Check it! Treat yourself, don’t cheat yourself! Shows are family-friendly and most are free! Visit or call 314-899-9001. That’s!

Sample #2:

Pick the City UP Tour presents Saint Louis Story Stitchers unique brand of urban storytelling, featuring live hip hop, spoken word and story magic on public health issues St. Louis cares about including gun violence. Pay tribute, join the fun, and make a difference. The Tour will stop at community centers, neighborhoods and cultural venues across St. Louis. For the latest details visit or call 314-899-9001.

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