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Saint Louis Story Stitchers Artists Collective Presents Pick the City UP Tour 2018!
July 7 through August 31, 2018
The Saint Louis Story Stitchers Artists Collective is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that brings youth, 16-24 years old, and artists together in documenting our community through art, word, video, and music.
Pick the City UP Tour is about St. Louis’s urban youth and gun violence prevention.
NOT ANOTHER ONE!
Pick the City UP Tour presents Saint Louis Story Stitchers unique brand of urban storytelling, featuring live hip hop, spoken word and story magic on public health issues St. Louis cares about including gun violence prevention. Pay tribute, join the fun, and make a difference. Now in its 2nd year, the Tour stops at community centers, neighborhoods, parks, and cultural venues across St. Louis, using the arts as a catalyst for neighborhood community building. Pick the City UP Tour is about learning ways to better love ourselves and one another. Live performances act as a catalyst for neighborhood health care resource fairs.
Pick the City UP Tour presents Saint Louis Story Stitchers unique brand of urban storytelling, featuring live 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.
2018 featured artists include Howard Cox, KP Dennis, Caph Guei, Bobby Norfolk and Stitchers Youth Council.
Produced by Susan Colangelo and Joel P. E. King of JPEK CreativeWorks.
Executive Producer Saint Louis Story Stitchers Artists Collective.
For the latest details visit http://www.storystitchers.org or call 314-899-9001.
The 2018 Pick the City UP Tour is presented with support from the Regional Arts Commission and with support from Missouri Foundation for Health. 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.
The program is presented with additional program support from Kranzberg Arts Foundation, Steward Family Foundation, Yvette and John Dubinsky Family Foundation, Glore Fund of the St. Louis Community Foundation, Washington University in St. Louis, Volunteer Lawyers and Accountants for the Arts, STL Youth Jobs, Rome West Realty, LLC, and in collaboration with the City of St. Louis Department of Health.
Media Sponsor: KDHX
Schedule of Pick the City UP Tour Events:
Date: July 7, 2018
Event: Tillie’s Corner Historical Project
Location: Chambers Park, 1109 N Compton Ave, St. Louis, MO 63106
Tillie’s Corner Event Time: 1:00-3:00
Performance Time: 1:00 PM
Partner: Jeff-Vander-Lou Family and Community Resources and Health Fair
Event Time: 10:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Free / All ages=
Date: July 28, 2018
Event: Demetrious Johnson Foundation’s Community Day
Host: Demetrious Johnson Foundation
Location: 724 Union Blvd; St. Louis 63108
Event Time: 10:00-5:00
Performance Time: 1:30
Free / All ages
Date: August 11
Host: Greater Pentecostal Church of God
Location: Gregory J Carter Park, 5800 Lillian Ave, St. Louis, MO 63120
Event Time: 10:00-4:00
Performance Time: 11:00
Free / All ages
Date: August 11
Event: West Side Street Feast
Host: Wellston Loop Community Alliance
Location: 1514 Hodiamont
Event Time: 12:00-3:00
Performance Time: 2:00
Free / All ages
Date: August 31, 2018
Event: PICK THE CITY UP TOUR FINALE!
Host: Saint Louis Story Stitchers
Location: .ZACK, 3224 Locust Street, St. Louis, MO 63103
Pick the City UP Performance
Time: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Tickets $10 available on MetroTix. / All ages
For the latest Tour details visit storystitchers.org.
Teen Open Mic’s
Story Stitchers Youth Council is starting a teen open mic series and we would like to invite you to our first Teen Open Mic event of the summer Saturday, July 21st!
Participants can range from ages 13-21.
Performance pieces must be family friendly and limited to 5 minutes maximum.
There will be BBQ, snacks and beverages!!
We will also raffle off a $50 gift card (for participants only!) and Story Stitcher’s gear (open to everyone!).
Everyone is welcome to come and we look forward to seeing you there! Teen Open Mic’s are supported in part by a grant to Stitchers Youth Council from the St. Louis Mental Health Board.
Date: Saturday, July 21, 2018
Neighborhood: Wellston Loop
Location: 1514 Hodiamont, 63112 at the corner of MLK and Hodiamont
Host Organization: Wellston Loop Community Development Corporation
If raining we will be reschedule.
Date: Tuesday, July 24
Rain or Shine!
Neighborhood: Academy/Sherman Park
Location: 724 Union Blvd., 63108
Host Organization: Demetrious Johnson Foundation
One teen will be chosen to perform in DJF’s Community Day on Saturday, July 28th!
Date: Tuesday, August 7
Take Back the Night, Rain or Shine!
Location: Thomas Dunn Learning Center
3113 Gasconade Street, St. Louis MO 63118
Host Organization: Southside Youth Council
Bookings are available for the 2018/19 School Year. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire.
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Saint Louis Story Stitchers admits youth of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other school administered programs.