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Over 100 Poets to Perform in STL for Rustbelt 2019

Over 100 Poets to Perform in STL for Rustbelt 2019

UrbArts presents the 20th annual Rustbelt Midwest Regional Poetry Slam to be held in Grand Center at .Zack Friday, June 21st & Saturday, June 22nd. Over one hundred of the nation’s top spoken word poets will gather for this competition where the cash prizes are $1,500 for top team and $600 for the top individual…

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Update: Former Youth Slam Champ FOUND

Update: Former Youth Slam Champ FOUND

***Update: 2:22 pm (CST)*** According to local police, Anna Pruitt made contact with her family and the missing person’s case is considered close. ***Earlier today*** Anna Pruitt, local youth poetry slam champion, has been reported missing by KMOV. A gifted poet whose wordplay and command over narrative poetry has anchored Kirkwood High School’s poetry slam…

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UrbArts & SHERAH to Partner for Joint Fundraiser

UrbArts & SHERAH to Partner for Joint Fundraiser

On March 30th, UrbArts and SHERAH combine forces to raise money for our respective missions and awareness about women in the arts with this special-themed event. Join us for this fun night of laughs, art, and complimentary wine. The Women in the Arts Trivia Night will be held at UrbArts 2600 N.14thSt., St. Louis Mo…

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Rustbelt 2019 Poetry Slam Tournament Update

Rustbelt 2019 Poetry Slam Tournament Update

The Rustbelt 2019 Poetry Slam Tournament is less than four months away and team registration is half-way full.  Individual poet registration filled within a few days of being opening. This year’s field of slam poets span the coasts while still maintaining a Midwest presence. In addition to multi-regional representation, international and Southern poets have registered,…

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Rustbelt Midwest Slam Comes to STL this Summer

Rustbelt Midwest Slam Comes to STL this Summer

This summer, UrbArts brings Rustbelt Midwest Regional Poetry Slam to St. Louis for two nights of some of the best slam poetry in the country. On June 21st and 22nd in Grand Center, audiences will be treated to over one hundred poems crafted to inspire and challenge. Registration opens Friday, February 1st at noon (CST)…

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