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Is St. Louis A Divided City?


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StitchCast Studio Special Edition: The Divided City Extra

Is St. Louis a Divided City?

Episode XVIII

Youth leaders reflect on the previous episodes of StitcherCast Studio Special Edition: The Divided City and explore the topics with peers in this open and honest conversation of growing up and being young and Black in St. Louis. 

 

Pick the City UP Art Interlude

Wade Reprise

From The WHY of MY City album

Saint Louis Story Stitchers, 2021

 

This project is funded by The Divided City initiative. The Divided City is a joint project of the Center for the Humanities and the Sam Fox School, College of Architecture and Urban Design at Washington University in St. Louis. The Divided City is funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

StitchCast Studio Season II in 2021 is sponsored by the Spirit of St. Louis Women’s Fund’s three year grant 2020-22, Arts and Education Council PNC Grant, and Lush Corporation’s The Charity Pot.

 

For more information visit: 

https://storystitchers.org/stitchcast-studio/

The Divided City III Dislocation and Disorientation of Black Families


StitchCast Studio Special Edition: The Divided City III

Dislocation and Disorientation of Black Families

 

StitchCast Studio Special Edition: The Divided City is a series of four unique conversations in the series will bring historical context around recurring topics chosen by youth in the StitchCast Studio published podcasts, including: the culture of trauma caused by poverty and repeated exposure to violence amongst families of color in St. Louis, stories of disorientation and dislocation of black families, and the power of story as healer in black cultures through time. 

Story Stitchers’ youth led by Stitchers Youth Council co-chairs Branden Lewis and Emeara Burns discuss concepts associated with disorientation and dislocation of black families with filmmaker and Washington University alumnus, B.D. Architecture, Jun Bae, and Sowande’ Mustakeem, Ph.D., Associate Professor of History and African and African American Studies at Washington University.

 

Pick the City UP Art Interlude

We Cope

By Emeara Burns

Saint Louis Story Stitchers, 2019

 

This project is funded by The Divided City initiative. The Divided City is a joint project of the Center for the Humanities and the Sam Fox School, College of Architecture and Urban Design at Washington University in St. Louis. The Divided City is funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

StitchCast Studio Season II in 2021 is sponsored by the Spirit of St. Louis Women’s Fund’s three year grant 2020-22, Arts and Education Council PNC Grant, and Lush Corporation’s The Charity Pot.

The WHY of MY City: Ferguson


StitchCast Studio Special Edition: The WHY of MY City

Ferguson

Season II Episode XLI

Saint Louis Story Stitchers StitchCast Studio Special Edition: The WHY of MY City, is a series with conversations exploring St. Louis neighborhoods and Black culture.

Mayor Ella Jones, the Urban League’s Jamie KP Dennis, YC Bey, and Stitchers Youth Council members Emeara Burns, Llord Brown, and Shawn Taylor discuss the past and future of Ferguson. Recorded in Zoom in Saint Louis, Missouri, January 22, 2021.

Pick the City UP Art Interlude

Worthless by Branden Lewis, Stitchers Youth Council Co-Chair

Saint Louis Story Stitchers, 2018

This program is a Special Edition of StitchCast Studio, called The WHY of MY City and is funded by Missouri Humanities Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act. Funding for this grant is provided by the CARES Act and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

To learn more visit: https://storystitchers.org/stitchcast-studio-special-edition-the-why-of-my-city/

On Air with Nancy Kranzberg at KDHX


Susan Colangelo, President and Executive Director of Saint Louis Story Stitchers, stopped by to speak with Nancy about the work they do.

Founded in 2013, Saint Louis Story Stitchers, is an artist collective where professional artists work alongside disadvantaged youth (ages 16 to 24) to make art about St. Louis.

Go to KDHX…

Thanks for having the Story Stitchers on KDHX Nancy Kranzberg!!

The WHY of MY City Ferguson


StitchCast Studio Special Edition: The WHY of MY City

Ferguson

Season II Episode XLI

Saint Louis Story Stitchers StitchCast Studio Special Edition: The WHY of MY City, is a series with conversations exploring St. Louis neighborhoods and Black culture.

Mayor Ella Jones, the Urban League’s Jamie KP Dennis, YC Bey, and Stitchers Youth Council members Emeara Burns, Llord Brown, and Shawn Taylor discuss the past and future of Ferguson. Recorded in Zoom in Saint Louis, Missouri, January 22, 2021.

Pick the City UP Art Interlude                                                                                  Worthless by Branden Lewis, Stitchers Youth Council Co-Chair                          Saint Louis Story Stitchers, 2018

This program is a Special Edition of StitchCast Studio, called The WHY of MY City and is funded by Missouri Humanities Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act. Funding for this grant is provided by the CARES Act and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

To learn more visit: https://storystitchers.org/stitchcast-studio-special-edition-the-why-of-my-city/

The WHY of MY City: University City and The Delmar Loop


StitchCast Studio Special Edition: The WHY of MY City

University City and The Delmar Loop

Season II Episode XL

Saint Louis Story Stitchers StitchCast Studio Special Edition: The WHY of MY City, is a series with conversations exploring St. Louis neighborhoods and Black culture.

Author and historian John A Wright, Sr. joins St. Louis County Parks historian and author Esley Hamilton, Pastor Brent Roam from One Family Church and Stitchers Youth Council member Cali Fleming to uncover interesting facts about the history and importance of University City and the Delmar Loop. Recorded in Zoom in Saint Louis, Missouri, September 1, 2020.

This episode is also available as a video featuring historic photographs on Youtube and Vimeo.

This program is a Special Edition of StitchCast Studio, called The WHY of MY City and is funded by Missouri Humanities Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act. Funding for this grant is provided by the CARES Act and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

To learn more visit: https://storystitchers.org/stitchcast-studio-special-edition-the-why-of-my-city/

Music & Me


Music & Me

Season II Episode 38

 

Story Stitchers Youth Council leaders discuss the powerful role of music in their lives. Recorded live at Hansen House, Kranzberg Arts Foundation, January 21, 2021.

 

Pick the City UP Art Interlude

Wade Reprise from The WHY of MY City album

Published by Saint Louis Story Stitchers, 2021

 

StitchCast Studio Season II in 2021 is sponsored by the Spirit of St. Louis Women’s Fund’s three year grant 2020-22, Arts and Education Council PNC Grant, and Lush Corporation’s The Charity Pot.

 

For more information visit: 

StitchCast Studio

The WHY of MY City: Music in the Lou


 

StitchCast Studio Special Edition: The WHY of MY City

Music in the Lou

Season II Episode 37

 

Saint Louis Story Stitchers StitchCast Studio Special Edition: The WHY of MY City, is a series with conversations exploring St. Louis neighborhoods and Black culture.

In this episode, local music professionals Timothy McGimpsey and Lamar Williams talk with Story Stitchers staff artists Ntegrity and Emeara Burns about the richness of music in St. Louis. Recorded live at the .ZACK in Saint Louis, Missouri,August 25, 2020.

Pick the City UP Art Interlude

What’s Your Why by Ntegrity and KP Dennis

Published by Saint Louis Story Stitchers, 2020

 

This program is a Special Edition of StitchCast Studio, called The WHY of MY City and is funded by Missouri Humanities Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act. Funding for this grant is provided by the CARES Act and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Special thanks to Kranzberg Arts Foundation for providing the .ZACK Rooftop and Ballroom for our recording sessions.

 

For more information visit:

https://storystitchers.org/stitchcast-studio-special-edition-the-why-of-my-city

Download

https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/fzz25u/Music_In_STLba8ll.mp3

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https://stitchcaststudio.podbean.com/e/musicinthelou/