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Reason 7: Siddall tha Selecta

Reason 7: Siddall tha Selecta

Siddall began his time with UrbArts on the junior board, offering his time working the door of our community events. He always had a rich collection of music but hadn’t taken the step to DJ. After much encouragement, Siddall invested in himself and bought DJ equipment and soon landed a gig with Lyrical Therapy and…

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Reason 8: Brick City Poetry Festival

Reason 8: Brick City Poetry Festival

Since 2015, UrbArts has supported the work of the inaugural St. Louis Poet Laureate Dr. Michael Castro and his Unity Community committee. In 2016, UrbArts was then asked to assume the role of fiscal sponsor for the group as a means of seeking grants and sponsorships. UrbArts is honored to continue to support Brick City…

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Reason #10: The St. Louis Poetry SLAM!

Reason #10: The St. Louis Poetry SLAM!

Since 1997, the St. Louis Poetry Slam has been exposing audiences to this bold form of poetry and establishing a national platform. In 2015, UrbArts became the new home for the St. Louis Poetry SLAM in our Old North gallery. This event is free and open to the public and offers poets an opportunity to…

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Reason #11: UrbLife with DJ Nico

Reason #11: UrbLife with DJ Nico

Join the UrbLife Membership for $50 a year and earn discount prices on trap yoga sessions and entry into events where DJ Nico is playing. Nico’s journey in DJing began after her introductory class with Tossin’ Ted and DJ Vudu. After DJing parties for her friends and working in a yoga studio she decided to…

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Reason #12: 1st Friday Art Show

Reason #12: 1st Friday Art Show

This Friday, UrbArts opens two exhibits in our gallery with a reception from 6 pm to 8 pm. In a collaboration with the Contemporary Arts Museum, UrbArts will exhibit from student photographers attending Vashon High School. Ten portraits capturing what each student saw during their CAM facilitated class. UrbArts Board President and Lindenwood University Fashion…

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