Big Weekend Next UP!

StitchCast Studio LIVE!

Friday, September 10, 2021

6:00 – 8:30 PM

Strauss Park

Grand & Washington across from the Fox Theatre

3534 Washington Ave

STL Fame & Fortune

Guest Bobby Norfolk, Master Storyteller and Sumner High School Alumnus will join youth leaders to discuss the many paths towards fame for ST. Louis artists with a look back at artists from the past

Followed by—

Talent Showcase!

$200!! Audience Favorite!

Fun + friends + art!

Content must be family-friendly. 16-24 year olds compete with talents ranging from spoken word, dance, instruments and song for awards!

Bring a photo ID with age. If you are under 18 bring a photo ID with age and a parent to register to compete! Studios reopening in October! Bring your vaccination card with Photo ID to register for indoor activities.


BIG Dance Battle

Saturday, September 11

6:00 – 9:00 PM

Strauss Park in the heart of Grand Center!

Grand & Washington across from the Fox Theatre

3534 Washington Ave

Opening the Event—

7:00 9/11 Tribute 

Story Stitchers will honor America’s First Responders and Service men and women who have served since September 11, 2001.

If you are a member of these groups, we invite you to join us to be recognized. Please let us know if you are coming by emailing us at

$400, $150, $50 in Prizes!

Must be 16-24 years old & livin in STL region to enter. Bring Photo ID with birthdate. Under 18 bring a parent and ID. Bring your vaccination card to register for in-person studios and stage, opening in October!

Featured Artist: Spotlight Dance by Llord Brown!


Masks required as per current Health recommendations. (provided)


Saint Louis Story Stitchers is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. On the web at arts dot gov.

Additional support for StitchCast Studio and Story Stitchers youth programs was provided by the Spirit of St. Louis Women’s Fund, The Lewis Prize for Music Accelerator Award, City of St. Louis Youth at Risk Crime Prevention grant of 2021, Lush Corporation’s The Charity Pot, St. Louis Violence Prevention Commission and ReCast.

For more details visit: Pick the City UP page