Pick the City UP! Tour Finale & Glo Sho
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 has stopped at community centers, neighborhoods and cultural venues across St. Louis, encouraging interaction with health care resources and using the arts as a catalyst for neighborhood community building.
Story Stitchers have performed throughout the Lou this summer starting with Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America on June 3rd in Tower Grove Park, on to Make Music St. Louis in the Loop District June 21st, to the City of St. Louis Juvenile Detention Center, Mathews Dickey Boys’ and Girls’ Club, to Tillie’s Corner Historical Project in JeffervanderLou, Thomas Dunn Learning Center in 63118, the beautiful Contemporary Art Museum, in August 3 hot nights of Glo Sho’s at Fringe Fest, in collaboration with the City of St. Louis Department of Health at Marquette Park and in the Walnut Park neighborhood, and tonight on to the Finale at the .ZACK in the Grand Center Arts District!
The tour has been sponsored by the Arts and Education Council Monsanto Creative Impact Fund, Kranzberg Arts Foundation, .ZACK, the Steward Family Foundation, Yvette and John Dubinsky Family Foundation, the Institute for Public Health at Washington University in St. Louis, Gephardt Institute for Civic and Community Engagement at Washington University in St. Louis, Rome West Realty LLC, STL Youth Jobs, and many more individuals like YOU! Thank you for your support!
Pick the City UP is dedicated to St. Louis’s urban youth and gun violence prevention.
Guest Producer Joel P. E. King of JPEK CreativeWorks Theatre
C u in 2018!