Bowl A Thon Kick-Off and Open House


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DROP IN TO THE KICK-OFF!

Wednesday, June 19th, 2019

Drop in 11:00 AM -7:00 PM

Stitchers Storefront Studio, 616 N Skinker Blvd, 63130

BUY A T-SHIRT! $20

Buy a T-Shirt for $20 and Support a Stitchers Youth Bowling Team!

Join Saint Louis Story Stitchers in supporting real change. Let’s support good in the world and make a difference. Youth gun violence is a terrible problem that takes innocent lives. Youth who are living in economically challenged neighborhoods are at the highest risk to be effected by gun violence. But this CAN change!

Story Stitchers work shows African American youth in positive roles as active, leading members of their generation and of the community at large. Youth engaged in the program experience social and emotional support and personal growth, become active and engaged citizens, learn to cooperate and collaborate, have strong mentors and build lasting friendships, and are less likely to become involved in criminal activity and youth violence.

Help Saint Louis Story Stitchers save young lives!

START A FUNDRAISER! 

 

Bowl A Thon Kick Off!


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Join Saint Louis Story Stitchers in supporting real change. Let’s support good in the world and make a difference. Youth gun violence is a terrible problem that takes innocent lives. Youth who are living in economically challenged neighborhoods are at the highest risk to be effected by gun violence as either a victim or a perpetrator. But this CAN change!

Story Stitchers work shows African American youth in positive roles as active, leading members of their generation and of the community at large. Youth engaged in the program experience social and emotional support and personal growth, become active and engaged citizens, learn to cooperate and collaborate, have strong mentors and build lasting friendships, and are less likely to become involved in criminal activity and youth violence.

Help Saint Louis Story Stitchers save young lives!

2019 Bowl A Thon Kick-Off!

Wednesday, June 15, 2019

Drop-in 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Stitchers Storefront Studio

616 N Skinker Blvd

Buy a T-Shirt

Start a Fundraising Page and Share

Make a Dnation

Just say hi!

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Story Stitchers LIVE @ Juneteenth!


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Celebrate Juneteenth in the Delmar Loop with us!

Story Stitchers Perform LIVE at 2:00 inside STL Art Works

Event: Noon to 5:00

Vendor Tents at Delmar and Hamilton.

Visit the Story Stitchers tent!

Live performances inside STL Art Works

Including:
1 PM Opening Ceremony with Drum Master Kunama Mtendaji
2 PM Story Stitchers
3 PM Pamoja Ensemble
4 PM Groove Tribe
Sounds by DJ KP DA KID

Activities and More:

– 1 PM to 2:30 PM Science Learning Labs
-12 PM to 5 PM Great Rivers Greenway
-12 PM to 5 PM Association of African Ancestor Researchers of St. Louis
– 3 PM A special reading by Yzabella Skye Marie Younger, author of “Yzzy Saves the Ocean”

On-going activities and events in the businesses on the 5800 block of Delmar. Food and children’s activities, too.

Free Parking at 5863 Delmar next to the Loop Trolley Headquarters.

Questions? Please email us at events@thedelmarloop.com

Summer Program Coordinator Position Open


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1. STORY STICHERS LOGO-WINDOW_BLACKJoin Saint Louis Story Stitchers team this summer!

Position Open

Summer Program Coordinator

$15/hour

15-20 hours/ week

PT Employee

No benefits

Start ASAP

End August 11

Program contact point. Responsible for communicating program details to members, as well as community partners, organizing logistical details for programs and seeing programs through to successful completion. Work with supervisors to design program details within budget.

Stage manager for performances

Qualifications:

Strong organizing skills

Strong communication

Experience working with youth 16-24 years old

Experience in the arts management

Availability for all relevant event dates

Links to upcoming page and tour page

Education:

Preferred: Associates or Bachelors degree in the arts or related field

Minimum: HS diploma, GED Or equivalent experience

Physical lifting up to 20 pounds

Reliable transportation

Two references

Criminal background check

Apply through INDEED

Winslow’s Farm


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Story Stitchers took a cultural trip to beautiful Winslow’s Farm in Augusta, Missouri today, hosted by Randy and Ann Lipton, to learn about agriculture and to shoot footage for the music video of Good for Your Health.

Good for Your Health is a school assembly program for 5-15-year-old children. The interactive program includes original music, a skit, games and dance and covers nutrition and bullying in fun and innovative ways. Story Stitchers will perform the program at th Loop Arts Fest June 22nd at 9:00 AM at the Midwest Farmers Market on the Delmar Loop.

The trip to Winslow’s Farm was supported by Randy and Ann Lipton, Randy and Ann Lipton Charitable Fund of the St. Louis Community Foundation.

Our special thanks to Ann and Randy for their generosity in hosting us.

We had a really wonderful time!

Stitchers Youth Council received an “It Starts With Us” Youth Project Sponsorship from the St. Louis Mental Health Board and St. Louis Violence Prevention Commission for the Good for Your Health school assembly program.

Help them take the program to additional schools!

Donation

Support the educational programs of Saint Louis Story Stitchers Artists Collective.

$25.00

Opening Nite!!


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Friday, June 7th, 2019

Opening Night!

Join Story Stitchers for

Peace in the Prairie

Photography Exhibition!!

 

Everyone is welcome!

Live jazz, great photography and relaxing fun!

 

The Dark Room

3610 Grandel Square

Drop In 5:00-9:00 PM

Plus enjoy a solo set by jazz pianist Ptah Williams

5:30 to 7:30 PM.

 

Saint Louis Story Stitchers’ Peace in the Prairie expands the artistic body of work of African American artists, supports the exploration of natural settings by both artists and audiences and the greater understanding of Missouri’s endangered prairies. The exhibition highlights photographic work collected for the project in Missouri prairie lands.

Is the path towards peace through Missouri’s prairies?

Artistic collaborators on the project include visual artists Troy Anthony, Susan Colangelo, Demil Johnson AKA Superhood, and Stitchers Youth Council photographers Cali Fleming and She’Kinah Taylor. Performing artists on the larger project include K.P. Dennis, Reginald McNichols AKA Ntegrity, Bobby Norfolk, and Merlin Bell.

Produced by Saint Louis Story Stitchers Artists Collective in association with The Dark Room, Gina Grafos and Kranzberg Arts Foundation.

Peace in the Prairie has been created with support from Missouri Arts Council, a State Agency. The project is supported by Missouri Foundation for Health and by Kranzberg Arts Foundation.

The Dark Room is open Monday through Thursday, 4:00 M-12:00 AM, Friday, 4:00 PM through 1:00 AM, Saturday, 10:30 AM through 1:00 AM and Sunday 10:30 AM through 9:00 PM

Free and Family-friendly

 

Stitchers @ The Dark Room!


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Friday, June 7th, 2019

Opening Night!

Join Story Stitchers for

Peace in the Prairie

Photography Exhibition!!

 

Everyone is welcome!

Live jazz, great photography and relaxing fun!

 

The Dark Room

3610 Grandel Square

Drop In 5:00-9:00 PM

Plus enjoy a solo set by jazz pianist Ptah Williams

5:30 to 7:30 PM.

 

Saint Louis Story Stitchers’ Peace in the Prairie expands the artistic body of work of African American artists, supports the exploration of natural settings by both artists and audiences and the greater understanding of Missouri’s endangered prairies. The exhibition highlights photographic work collected for the project in Missouri prairie lands.

Is the path towards peace through Missouri’s prairies?

Artistic collaborators on the project include visual artists Troy Anthony, Susan Colangelo, Demil Johnson AKA Superhood, and Stitchers Youth Council photographers Cali Fleming and She’Kinah Taylor. Performing artists on the larger project include K.P. Dennis, Reginald McNichols AKA Ntegrity, Bobby Norfolk, and Merlin Bell.

Produced by Saint Louis Story Stitchers Artists Collective in association with The Dark Room, Gina Grafos and Kranzberg Arts Foundation.

Peace in the Prairie has been created with support from Missouri Arts Council, a State Agency. The project is supported by Missouri Foundation for Health and by Kranzberg Arts Foundation.

The Dark Room is open Monday through Thursday, 4:00 M-12:00 AM, Friday, 4:00 PM through 1:00 AM, Saturday, 10:30 AM through 1:00 AM and Sunday 10:30 AM through 9:00 PM

Free and Family-friendly

 

STL Youth Jobs!


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Looking for something to do this summer? Need a summer job?

Come roll with the STL Story Stitchers!

Story Stitchers is a proud partnering STL Youth Jobs organization!

  • 16-24 years old
  • Resident of the Baden, Bevo Mill, Carr Square, Columbus Square, Dutchtown, Fairgrounds, Gravois Park, Greaterville, Kingsway East, Kingsway West, Mark Twain, Mark Twain I-70 Industrial, O’Fallon, Penrose, The Ville, Tower Grove East, Walnut Park East, Walnut Park West, and Wells Goodfellow neighborhoods of St. Louis City, as well as North St. Louis County

STL Youth Jobs Apply Today!

 

 

Pick the City UP Receives RAC Support


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Saint Louis Story Stitchers is pleased to announce the Pick the City UP 2019 Tour  has received strong support from the Regional Arts Commission.

Pick the City UP 2019 Tour is presented with additional support from Missouri Foundation for Health, LUSH Corporation’s The Charity Pot, Kranzberg Arts Foundation, Steward Family Foundation, Cardinals Care, and Incarnate Word Foundation.

The Tour will kick-off at 1:00 PM Saturday, July 6th during Fair St. Louis in the beautiful new Mezzanine at Gateway Arch National Park with a live Story Stitchers performance! Come in & be cool with your favorite Story Stitchers!

Pick the City UP 2019 Tour, now in its 3rd year, presents Saint Louis Story Stitchers unique brand of urban storytelling, featuring live original STL 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. Bringing positive change to the Lou.

Stops include Tillie’s Corner in JeffVanderLou on July 13th,  Young Art Activists Training on July 9th at Kranzberg Arts Center, Youth Open Mic’s with the South Side Youth Council at Thomas Dunn Learning Center and The Fellowship on Jefferson in Dutchtown on July 16th and July 25th, the West Side Street Feast at Wellston Loop Community Development Corporation’s empty lot (THE BEST lot in the Lou!) at MLK and Hodiamont on August 3rd, a Back to School Block Party at Gregory J Carter Park in Walnut Park with the Greater Pentecostal Church of God on August 10th, and back to the our favorite lot on Hodiamont October 26th for Halloween and Super Heroes of the West End!

Who’s ready? We ready!!!