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PUBLIC PUBLICATIONS

StitchCast Studio podcasts are released on Friday’s through podbean, apple podcast, Spotify and storystitchers.org StitchCast Studio page.

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.

StitchCast Studio Special Edition: The Divided City

StitchCast Studio Special Edition: The Divided City

Publishing schedule:

  • Understanding Trauma: February 5, 2021
  • Trauma as Culture in Black Families: March 5, 2021
  • Disorientation and Dislocation of Black Families: April 2, 2021
  • Story as Healer in Black Culture: May 7, 2021

Four unique conversations 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. The series will be published through storystitchers.org on major podcast platforms.

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 Special Edition: The WHY of MY City

Publishing schedule:

  • The Ville: March 4, 2021
  • St. Louis Music: March 11
  • The West Side: March 18
  • University City and the Delmar Loop: March 25
  • Ferguson: April 1
  • Walnut Park: April 8

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

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.

 

StitchCast Studio Special Edition: Podcasts in the Park

Publishing schedule:

  • June 9, 2021: Fireside Chats I  Bobby Norfolk recorded live at Missouri Botanical Garden’s Shaw Nature Reserve, September 20, 2020
  • June 10, 2021: Fireside Chats II  Bobby Norfolk recorded live at Missouri Botanical Garden’s Shaw Nature Reserve, September 20, 2020
  • June 15, 2021: Fireside Chats III Stitchers Youth Council recorded live at Missouri Botanical Garden’s Shaw Nature Reserve, September 20, 2020

StitchCast Studio Special Edition: Podcasts in the Park is a part of Peace in the Prairie, which is presented with support from Missouri Arts Council, a State Agency.

New Podcasts in the Park recordings coming summer of 2021!

Interested in being on a podcast? Contact Emeara@storystitchers.org to inquire.

Back Story Series

Saint Louis Story Stitchers Stream Team, made up of 18-24 year olds from Stitchers Youth Council, share the never before heard back stories to works of art produced by members of the Artists Collective in this new series called “Back Story”.

Released on Saint Louis Story Stitchers facebook, Vimeo, storystitchers.org StitchCast Studio page and on Youtube.

PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS

WADE in the Media Room

Bruno David Gallery

7513 Forsyth Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63105

January 30, 2:00-8:00 PM

Exhibition open through March 13, 2021

Link to share the HEC video

Artsy.net

Bruno David Gallery Press Release

Saint Louis Story Stitchers Artists Collective at Bruno David Now Open

Peace in the Prairie

Saint Louis Story Stitchers Artists Collective presents Peace in the Prairie, an original presentation exploring the concepts of peace and violence, juxtaposing urban life as experienced by African American people living in the city of St. Louis, Missouri and the state’s endangered prairie lands.

Is the path towards peace through Missouri’s native prairies? 

June 15-29, 2021

Laumeier Sculpture Park

Sunset Hills, Missouri

Screenings in the Kranzberg Education Lab

Podcasts in the Park

Link to Inland Art article in The Community Word by Paul Krainak

July 3, 2021

National Blues Museum

Screening in the Lumière Place Legends Room

615 Washington Ave, St. Louis, MO 63101

Peace in the Prairie is presented with support from Missouri Arts Council, a State Agency.

Additional support for StitchCast Studio Special Edition: Podcasts in the Park is provided by the Spirit of St. Louis Women’s Fund.

Bookings for gallery exhibitions or lectures with screenings in 2021-23 are available. Please contact storystitchers@gmail.com for more information.

Pick the City UP Tour 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.

All events are free and family-friendly.

Learn more…

2021/22 Season is sponsored in part by The Spirit of St. Louis Women’s Fund, Regional Arts Commission, Arts and Education Council PNC and Starbucks Foundation Neighborhood grant.

Additional support is provided by Kranzberg Arts Foundation.

The Shelter Project

Community Celebration

Wellston Loop Community Development Corporation

1514 Hodiamont, St. Louis, Missouri

TBD Spring 2021

The Shelter Project is sponsored in part by Wellston Loop Community Development Corporation, Somewhere Studio, LLC, Wells Goodfellow Neighborhood Improvement Association, Katherine Bernhardt, Metro St. Louis, Alberici Constructors, Inc., Ryan Goser of Goser Structural Engineering, LLC, LJ Punch, MD and “The T”.

Saint Louis Story Stitchers youth programs such as mural painting and community organizing for The Shelter Project are funded in part by the City of St. Louis Youth Crime Prevention grant of 2020, Youthbridge Community Foundation Nonprofit Recovery and Resilience Fund, Missouri Foundation for Health, Incarnate Word Foundation, Regional Arts Commission, and Arts and Education Council PNC grant for Story Stitchers’ annual Pick the City UP program, and Spirit of St. Louis Women’s Fund.

StitchCast Studio LIVE

Public Podcast Recordings with live Pick the City UP Art Interludes:

High Low

3301 Washington Ave, St. Louis, MO 63103

Kranzberg Arts Foundation

Listening Room

  • September 29, 2021
  • October 27, 2021
  • November 10, 2021
  • March 30, 2022
  • April 27, 2022

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.

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.

 

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