Power of Music


StitchCast Studio Special Edition: RISE UP

Episode XIX

“Power of Music”

Drops September 2, 2020 at 10:00 AM at storystitchers.org.

Youth leaders delve into the world of hip hop with their guest, rap artist and political activist Cedric Redmon aka C-Sharp and then discuss the meaning behind their song, WADE. 

Recorded live in Zoom July 16, 2020.

Pick the City UP Art Interlude: WADE.

Copyright Saint Louis Story Stitchers, 2020.

 

ST. LOUIS-BASED ORGANIZATION SAINT LOUIS STORY STITCHERS ARTISTS COLLECTIVE PRESENTS VOICES OF MINORITY YOUTH IN RISE UP
A week-long celebration of often unheard voices, Saint Louis Story Stitchers will present RISE UP with new youth-led podcasts and a performance celebrating the voices and rising power of Black youth.
Follow StitchCast Studio and share.
LOCATION: StitchCast Studio on storystitchers.org, Spotify and apple podcast, YouTube.

RISE UP Who’s Ready? Listen to the voices of Black youth to learn and grow your own awareness of the root causes of violence. Carry the torch forward to support at risk youth in your own community.

On September 3rd at 7:30 PM Central, Story Stitchers will release our 2020 Black History Month performance, recorded live at the Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St. Louis. Visit storystitchers.org to learn more.

Saint Louis Story Stitchers programs are supported locally by the City of St. Louis’ Youth at Risk Crime Prevention Grant of 2020, Spirit of St. Louis Women’s Fund, Steward Family Foundation, Missouri Foundation for Health, Spirit of St. Louis Women’s Fund, Kranzberg Arts Foundation, Incarnate Word Foundation, Missouri Humanities Council, Missouri Arts Council, Regional Arts Commission, Arts and Education Council PNC, and nationally by the Lewis Prize for Music Covid-19 Community Response Fund, Lush Corporation’s The Charity Pot, and supportive individuals like YOU!

RISE UP Power of Words


StitchCast Studio Special Edition: RISE UP 

Episode XVIII

“Power of Words”

 

Youth leaders delve into the power of words, the history of spoken word and the roots of hip hop with rap artist and Story Stitchers audio engineer and youth mentor, Ntegrity. Recorded live in Zoom Thursday, August 27, 2020.

 

Pick the City UP Art Interlude: But My Words

Copyright Saint Louis Story Stitchers, 2019.

Power of Words


StitchCast Studio Special Edition: RISE UP

Episode XVIII

“Power of Words”

Drops September 1, 2020 at 10:00 AM at storystitchers.org.

Youth leaders delve into the power of words, the history of spoken word and the roots of hip hop with rap artist and Story Stitchers audio engineer, Ntegrity.

Recorded live in Zoom Thursday, August 27, 2020

Pick the City UP Art Interlude: But My Words

Copyright Saint Louis Story Stitchers, 2019.

 

ST. LOUIS-BASED ORGANIZATION SAINT LOUIS STORY STITCHERS ARTISTS COLLECTIVE PRESENTS VOICES OF MINORITY YOUTH IN RISE UP
A week-long celebration of often unheard voices, Saint Louis Story Stitchers will present RISE UP with new youth-led podcasts and a performance celebrating the voices and rising power of Black youth.
Follow StitchCast Studio and share.
• Listen to the voices of Black youth to learn and grow your own awareness of the root causes of violence.
• Carry the torch forward to support at risk youth in your own community.
LOCATION: StitchCast Studio on storystitchers.org, Spotify and apple podcast, YouTube.
Saint Louis Story Stitchers programs are supported locally by the City of St. Louis’ Youth at Risk Crime Prevention Grant of 2020, Spirit of St. Louis Women’s Fund, Steward Family Foundation, Missouri Foundation for Health, Spirit of St. Louis Women’s Fund, Kranzberg Arts Foundation, Incarnate Word Foundation, Missouri Humanities Council, Missouri Arts Council, Regional Arts Commission, Arts and Education Council PNC, and nationally by the Lewis Prize for Music Covid-19 Community Response Fund, Lush Corporation’s The Charity Pot, and supportive individuals like YOU!

RISE UP Creative Youth Development


StitchCast Studio Special Edition: RISE UP 

Episode XVII

“Creative Youth Development”

 

Story Stitchers staff share the mission and vision of the organization and how Story Stitchers creates impact through creative youth development. 

Recorded live in Zoom August 8, 2020.

 

Pick the City UP Art Interlude: Pick the City UP

Copyright Saint Louis Story Stitchers, 2018.

Creative Youth Development


StitchCast Studio Special Edition: RISE UP

Episode XVII

“Creative Youth Development”

Drops Monday, August 31, 2020 at 10:00 AM at storystitchers.org.

Story Stitchers Co-founder and Executive Director Susan Colangelo, Program Director Emeara Burns, and Audio Engineers Ntegrity and Blue Beatz share the mission and vision of the organization and how Story Stitchers creates impact through creative youth development. 

Recorded live in Zoom August 8, 2020.

Pick the City UP Art Interlude: Pick the City UP

Copyright Saint Louis Story Stitchers, 2018.

 

ST. LOUIS-BASED ORGANIZATION SAINT LOUIS STORY STITCHERS ARTISTS COLLECTIVE PRESENTS VOICES OF MINORITY YOUTH IN RISE UP
A week-long celebration of often unheard voices, Saint Louis Story Stitchers will present RISE UP with new youth-led podcasts and a performance celebrating the voices and rising power of Black youth.
Follow StitchCast Studio and share.
• Listen to the voices of Black youth to learn and grow your own awareness of the root causes of violence.
• Carry the torch forward to support at risk youth in your own community.
LOCATION: StitchCast Studio on storystitchers.org, Spotify and apple podcast, YouTube.
Saint Louis Story Stitchers programs are supported locally by the City of St. Louis’ Youth at Risk Crime Prevention Grant of 2020, Spirit of St. Louis Women’s Fund, Steward Family Foundation, Missouri Foundation for Health, Spirit of St. Louis Women’s Fund, Kranzberg Arts Foundation, Incarnate Word Foundation, Missouri Humanities Council, Missouri Arts Council, Regional Arts Commission, Arts and Education Council PNC, and nationally by the Lewis Prize for Music Covid-19 Community Response Fund, Lush Corporation’s The Charity Pot, and supportive individuals like YOU!

Gun Violence IS a Public Health Epidemic


StitchCast Studio Special Edition: RISE UP

Episode XVI

“Gun Violence IS a Public Health Epidemic”

Drops August 29, 2020 at 10:00 AM at storystitchers.org.

Youth leaders discuss systemic causes and system changes needed to end the high rates of gun violence and suicide in Missouri, with Jessi LaRose from Missouri Foundation for Health. 

Recorded live in Zoom August 13, 2020.

Pick the City UP Art Interlude: “We Cope”

Copyright Saint Louis Story Stitchers, 2019.

 

ST. LOUIS-BASED ORGANIZATION SAINT LOUIS STORY STITCHERS ARTISTS COLLECTIVE PRESENTS VOICES OF MINORITY YOUTH IN RISE UP
A week-long celebration of often unheard voices, Saint Louis Story Stitchers will present RISE UP with new youth-led podcasts and a performance celebrating the voices and rising power of Black youth.
Follow StitchCast Studio and share.
• Listen to the voices of Black youth to learn and grow your own awareness of the root causes of violence.
• Carry the torch forward to support at risk youth in your own community.
LOCATION: StitchCast Studio on storystitchers.org, Spotify and apple podcast, YouTube.
Saint Louis Story Stitchers programs are supported locally by the City of St. Louis’ Youth at Risk Crime Prevention Grant of 2020, Spirit of St. Louis Women’s Fund, Steward Family Foundation, Missouri Foundation for Health, Spirit of St. Louis Women’s Fund, Kranzberg Arts Foundation, Incarnate Word Foundation, Missouri Humanities Council, Missouri Arts Council, Regional Arts Commission, Arts and Education Council PNC, and nationally by the Lewis Prize for Music Covid-19 Community Response Fund, Lush Corporation’s The Charity Pot, and supportive individuals like YOU!

Gun Violence IS a Public Health Epidemic


StitchCast Studio Special Edition: RISE UP

Episode XVI

 

“Gun Violence IS a Public Health Epidemic  ”

 

Youth leaders discuss systemic causes and system changes needed to end the high rates of gun violence and suicide in Missouri, with Jessi LaRose from Missouri Foundation for Health. 

Recorded live in Zoom August 13, 2020.

 

Pick the City UP Art Interlude: “We Cope”

Copyright Saint Louis Story Stitchers, 2019.

RISE UP How to Eat an Elephant


StitchCast Studio Special Edition: RISE UP

Episode XV

 

Youth leaders discuss the high rates of gun violence and related trauma in St. Louis, delve into the high percentage of unsolved homicides, with their guest, rap artist and political activist Cedric Redmon aka C-Sharp. 

Recorded live in Zoom July 16, 2020.

 

Pick the City UP Art Interlude: Untitled by C-Sharp

Copyright held by the artist C-Sharp. Recording by Saint Louis Story Stitchers, 2018.

RISE UP is coming…


RISE UP

Who’s Ready? Listen to the voices of Black youth to learn and grow your own awareness of the root causes of violence. Carry the torch forward to support at risk youth in your own community.

StitchCast Studio Special Edition: RISE UP

Daily from August 28th to September 2nd at 10:00 am we will drop five new podcasts on StitchCast Studio!

On September 3rd at 7:30 PM Central, Story Stitchers will release our 2020 Black History Month performance, recorded live at the Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St. Louis. Visit storystitchers.org to learn more.

Saint Louis Story Stitchers programs are supported locally by the City of St. Louis’ Youth at Risk Crime Prevention Grant of 2020, Spirit of St. Louis Women’s Fund, Steward Family Foundation, Missouri Foundation for Health, Spirit of St. Louis Women’s Fund, Kranzberg Arts Foundation, Incarnate Word Foundation, Missouri Humanities Council, Missouri Arts Council, Regional Arts Commission, Arts and Education Council PNC, and nationally by the Lewis Prize for Music Covid-19 Community Response Fund, Lush Corporation’s The Charity Pot, and supportive individuals like YOU!

 

Missouri ArtSafe Certified


Saint Louis Story Stitchers is pleased to announce that we are a Missouri ArtSafe Certified organization!

We have gone through training, planning and Covid-19 preparation. We have taken the pledge.

Missouri ArtSafePledge

To ensure that we may Create Safely, Present Safely, and Attend Safely we pledge to:

Facial coverings.

Social distancing.

Health checks.

Contact tracing.

Enhanced sanitation.

Training in COVID-19 safe practices.

Visit our Covid-19 Safety Policies and Procedures page to learn more…

StitchCast Studio Special Edition recording on the .ZACK Rooftop at Kranzberg Arts Foundation in Grand Center