Pick the City UP Glo Sho!
Pick the City UP at the Sheldon Concert Hall will feature Story Stitchers youth and adults performing original, family-friendly spoken word and hip hop including some wild B-Boy moves! Come and join St. Louis’s top young performers and their mentors and become a part of the movement they are spreading to help make our beautiful city a healthier and happier place for all.
Notes from Home
Tuesday, March 20th, 2018
7:30 – 8:45 PM
Sheldon Concert Hall
3648 Washington Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63108
Saint Louis Story Stitchers Artists Collective
Admission Free, Suggested Donation $10, All ages
Britt Baker has a background as a teaching artist in writing and conservation education and is an active performing artist in music and a member of the St. Louis band AndroBeat.
Bobby Norfolk, will perform a story about conflict resolution entitled, Everyone Knows What a Dragon Looks Like. Norfolk is a master storyteller, three-time Emmy award winner and has received the National Storytelling Network Circle of Excellence Oracle Award. He is a featured artist in the 2018 St. Louis Storytelling Festival.
K.P. Dennis, Stitchers lead rap artist, will be joined by Stitchers Youth Council member Branden to premiere their new song, Dear Shooters! Dennis has 25 years of professional music recording and performance experience.
Stitchers Youth Council members (ages 15-24) serve the organization as community leaders and give of their time, talents and energy to build understanding and civic pride in St. Louis through the arts.
Saint Louis Story Stitchers Artists Collective: Pick the City UP exhibition in the Nancy Spirtas Kranzberg Gallery (through April 21, 2018) presents an overview of recent Saint Louis Story Stitchers’ projects that focus on stopping gun violence, furthering the message through dynamic music videos, colorful documentary photographs, youth poetry from the Curating Teen Voices portfolio, and music and spoken word events.
Pick the City UP at the Sheldon Art Galleries and Concert Hall is sponsored in part by a grant from Missouri Foundation for Health to Saint Louis Story Stitchers. The Foundation is a resource for the region, working with communities and nonprofits to generate and accelerate positive changes in health. As a catalyst for change, the Foundation improves the health of Missourians through a combination of partnership, experience, knowledge, and funding.
Additional support provided by Alison and John Ferring.