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Upcoming Talk at Creative Mornings

What does justice in the arts and culture sector look like? On Friday, August 30th, I will talk about examples...
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STL Youth Poets Win It All at 2019 Brave New Voices in Vegas

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UrbArts on St. Louis Public Radio Podcast

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Over 100 Poets to Perform in STL for Rustbelt 2019

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Fashion Statements for Social Justice

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Fashion Statements for Social Justice

Fashion Statements for Social Justice is an exhibition created to shed light on the multifaceted, four dimensional, apparel and beauty...
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Siddall tha Selecta Named UrbArts Resident DJ

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Marquette Youth Poets Sweep 2019 VerbQuake Finals

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Update: Former Youth Slam Champ FOUND

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UrbArts & SHERAH to Partner for Joint Fundraiser

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october

13oct7:00 pm9:30 pmLyrical Therapy Open MicEvery Sunday at 7:30 pm

15oct7:00 pm9:30 pmSoul ShedA Straight Jam Session

19oct9:45 am11:00 amYoga with Nico 10/19

20oct7:00 pm9:30 pmLyrical Therapy Open MicEvery Sunday at 7:30 pm

26oct9:45 am11:00 amYoga with Nico 10/26

27oct7:00 pm9:30 pmLyrical Therapy Open MicEvery Sunday at 7:30 pm

29oct7:00 pm9:00 pmThe Saint Louis Poetry SLAM!NOW Every Last Tuesday

november

03nov7:00 pm9:30 pmLyrical Therapy Open MicEvery Sunday at 7:30 pm

05nov7:00 pm9:30 pmSoul ShedA Straight Jam Session

10nov7:00 pm9:30 pmLyrical Therapy Open MicEvery Sunday at 7:30 pm

12nov7:00 pm9:30 pmSecond Tuesdays Stories

15nov6:00 pm8:00 pm4th Annual Youth Poet Laureate CeremonyAt Urb Arts

17nov7:00 pm9:30 pmLyrical Therapy Open MicEvery Sunday at 7:30 pm

19nov7:00 pm9:30 pmSoul ShedA Straight Jam Session

22nov10:00 am12:00 pmYouth Poetry Summitat the Missouri History Museum

24nov7:00 pm9:30 pmLyrical Therapy Open MicEvery Sunday at 7:30 pm

26nov7:00 pm9:00 pmThe Saint Louis Poetry SLAM!NOW Every Last Tuesday

december

01dec7:00 pm9:30 pmLyrical Therapy Open MicEvery Sunday at 7:30 pm

03dec7:00 pm9:30 pmSoul ShedA Straight Jam Session

08dec7:00 pm9:30 pmLyrical Therapy Open MicEvery Sunday at 7:30 pm

10dec7:00 pm9:30 pmSecond Tuesdays Stories

15dec7:00 pm9:30 pmLyrical Therapy Open MicEvery Sunday at 7:30 pm

17dec7:00 pm9:30 pmSoul ShedA Straight Jam Session

22dec7:00 pm9:30 pmLyrical Therapy Open MicEvery Sunday at 7:30 pm

31dec7:00 pm9:00 pmThe Saint Louis Poetry SLAM!NOW Every Last Tuesday

 

 

 

 

 

 

Founded in August 2001, our mission is to create platforms and platform creatives for youth and community development. The animating idea behind Urban Artist Alliance was the concept of “social arts,” where poets, writers, actors, musicians, and visual artists would create art that reflect the conditions and possibilities of their communities. This kind of art is not apolitical. It challenges, disrupts, and tells truth about society from the artist’s perspective.

Art is revolutionary. It changes things and people.

Think of the opportunities artists and arts organization create through their work. Imagine the dancer who instructs a dance class or choreographs a performance before an audience. The dancer would not be able to lead a class or be contracted to choreograph a performance if she or he never learned to dance. Therefore, possibility is inextricably connected to art. Possibilities follow from the art but the opportunity must be first given to the child who desires to dance. Without that initial opportunity, there would be no dance class led by that instructor or choreographed performance made possible by that dancer. But it takes more than the opportunity to lead a youth workshop for the dancer earn some income. It also takes platform to enable the dancer to fully self-actualize and become a model for her or his students.

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