Abstractions of Black Citizenship: African American Art from Saint Louis
Abstractions of Black Citizenship: African American Art from Saint Louis is a group exhibition of works by Dominic Chambers, Damon Davis, Jen Everett, De Nichols, and Katherine Simóne Reynolds, five Black Saint Louis-based artists. The exhibition presents painting, photography, mixed-media, works on paper, music, sculpture, and video. The exhibition is curated by Jasmine Jamillah Mahmoud, Assistant Professor in Arts Leadership at Seattle University.
Engage with the exhibition through a series of virtual public programming events opening May 18 and running through June 26.
Helium Comedy Club
Digital shows, live storytelling and a compilation of our staff’s favorite podcasts, movies, and music, in the coming weeks, we will be posting original content featuring some of your favorite comics. In addition, we will be incorporating a dose of health & wellness into the site because, while laughter may be the best medicine, it’s not the only one.
The Improv Shop
Coming at you live during the global pandemic from a basement near you, it’s The Improv Shop’s streaming show! A calendar of shows live-streamed from the St. Louis Improv Shop Facebook page.
Pulitzer Arts Foundation
In celebration of National Poetry Month, the Pulitzer Arts Foundation has launched a new Together/Apart poetry series presenting poems, prompts, and online readings by four local poets. The lineup includes Aaron Coleman, Jacqui Germain, David Alejandro Hernandez, and Paul Tran. A new project is released each week, so follow along on social media @pulitzerarts or check the website at pulitzerarts.org.
Saint Louis Story Stitchers Artists Collective
Seeking 16-24 year olds living in the City of St. Louis, MO who want to tell their stories.You will learn about podcasting, recording equipment, scripting and create a youth-led podcast recording in 4 weeks!
Apply today to attend 3 podcast workshops and one recording session to create an episode on StitchCast Studio.
StitchCast Studio is a podcast produced by Saint Louis Story Stitchers Artists Collective in Saint Louis, Missouri. This is the place to come to hear real conversations about what’s on the minds of local 16-24 year old St. Louis youth and catch some powerful new ideas for solutions. Sponsored by the City of St. Louis’ Youth at Risk Crime Prevention Grant of 2020, Steward Family Foundation, and Missouri Foundation for Health.
Web page & Application https://storystitchers.org/stitchcast-studio/
Social Justice Artist Auditions
Saint Louis Story Stitchers has opportunities for social justice artists to audition for an interview and short live demonstration of their work on its live streaming platforms. Story Stitchers platforms are curated to fill the mission of the charitable organization to bring peace to the St. Louis region through the arts. Family-friendly material only.
To audition, visit storystitchers.org and drop us a comment or join the e-news
St. Louis County Library
Virtual Author Series
The St. Louis County Library hosts one of the largest public library author event series in the country. Due to the coronavirus outbreak, the library had to cancel over 35 events with nationally touring authors. We are now partnering with HEC Media to host many of these canceled events as virtual author events. The virtual event series will include bestselling literary fiction and suspense writers, historians, and renowned journalists. The events will be interviews conducted by St. Louis area writers and media people.
We Are Live!
Join We Are Live! host Chris Denman for Pop-up Podcasts and Virtual Happy Hours with STL Barkeep, comedians, musicians, cocktail demonstrations and more.