Date: August 9, 2024
Time: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: .ZACK, 3224 Locust
Seating is limited.
Free. Lunch provided. 16-25-year-olds are encouraged to apply!
Saint Louis Story Stitchers uses Creative Youth Development to build holistic wellness in young people. The Summit builds youth empowerment by exploring 5 elements of hip hop: DJ-ing, Graffiti, MC-ing, Breaking, and Knowledge.

Location: .ZACK, 3224 Locust
Date: August 10, 2024
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tickets $100 on MetroTix
Includes 1 hour of beer, wine, beverages, appetizer buffet by TURN, DJ UP!, admission to the entire evening, and DJ UP!
Time: 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Awards and Album Release Party!
Tickets $25 on MetroTix and at the door
Includes cash bar, cookies by TURN, party atmosphere, awards and recognitions, video, and live music highlights from 10 Years of Art at Story Stitchers!

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10 Year Anniversary Celebration!

Over 10 years, Story Stitchers have collaborated with artists 16 to 83 years old on music, storytelling, neighborhood block party performances, public service announcement campaigns, and multi-year signature projects focusing efforts on high quality art and innovative youth violence prevention programs. Artists have built an archive of Black voices from 2014, through Ferguson and Michael Brown's death, the Covid-19 pandemic, and through years of heartbreaking violence in our beautiful city to bring unheard voices to light. Together, with you, we are reshaping the future of our region through youth empowerment that builds from exposure and experiences in high quality artistic practice.

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Our History

Once upon a time there was a stitcher who liked to embroider stories from the newspaper. One day she was stitching about two sisters who were shot on their porch in University City. One sister died. Two brothers were arrested for the crime. The stitcher reflected on the power of stitching throughout history; of the Aids quilt and quilts on the Underground Railroad. She determined to join with others to create change. In August 2013 eight artists gathered in Old North St. Louis and founded the Saint Louis Story Stitchers Artists Collective — to make change. On December 24, 2014, Saint Louis Story Stitchers was incorporated as a charitable organization in the Great State of Missouri.

Since that time, we have made great strides, working with people to stop the violence and to empower youth to make a change for Saint Louis through creative youth development.

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