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Urbstetiks Announces Two 2022 St. Louis Youth Poet Laureate Winners

Urbstetiks Announces Two 2022 St. Louis Youth Poet Laureate Winners

(ST. LOUIS Tuesday, February 22, 2022) –For the first time, Urbstetiks has named two poets as the 2022 St. Louis Youth Poets Laureate. The talented students are Lauren Barton, a senior at Pattonville High School, and Hobie Wolff, a junior at Crossroads College Preparatory School. “The selection of Hobie and Lauren represents the challenge of…

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UrbArts Premiers 15-Minute Set from Sahara Sista S.O.L.S.

UrbArts Premiers 15-Minute Set from Sahara Sista S.O.L.S.

At 6:00 pm CST, UrbArts premiers a new 15 minute set from 2021 UrbArts award winner Sahara Sista S.O.L.S. in commemoration of the org’s 20th anniversary. Titled “Around 8.15,” this is an online series featuring artists who are a part of UrbArts and helped shape the org’s legacy. See the whole set on YouTube by…

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Updated Pop Up Art Submission Form

UrbArts was made aware of a glitch with our Pop Up Art Show submission form and was able to resolve the issue. If you tried to submit before but was unsuccessful, your next attempt  should be problem-free. Submit now.   If you do have any problems submitting, you can email us at [email protected] or call…

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Juneteenth Youth Talent Show This Saturday

Juneteenth Youth Talent Show This Saturday

Calling all youth musicians, poets, rappers, beatmakers, comics, and dancers! We invite youth artists 18 years or younger to share your talent at this Saturday’s Juneteenth event in Old North St. Louis. Registration and attendance is free.  You can click here to register online to perform. Spots are limited 10 performers so don’t wait to…

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New UrbArts Exhibit, Balm, Now Virtual

New UrbArts Exhibit, Balm, Now Virtual

The latest art exhibition at UrbArts Old North gallery is now available to view 24/7 with the opening of the virtual exhibit. The page features images from the exhibition, a virtual tour of the exhibit featuring a track from Enoch Raavi and the Indigenous Groove, video art by FALAQ, and an online shop for interested…

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