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Next Exhibit: “Black Culture” – A Photography Exhibit

On April 19th, UrbArts will open its next art exhibition focusing on the works of black photographers. Though it will...
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Rustbelt 2019 Poetry Slam Tournament Update

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Yoga for Beginners: 4 Things You Should Know

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Chajuana Trawick Platforming Young Fashion Designers

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Yoga with Nico

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Who’s Bouting at Rustbelt 2019 Part 1

Every year, over 50 poets from different cities register to compete at Rustbelt. That trend continues with 14 poets planning...
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Artist Statement: Journeys of the African Spirit

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Rustbelt Midwest Slam Comes to STL this Summer

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Top 5 all-time Art Sales

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Top 10 Selling Artists at Urb of 2018

august

24aug9:45 am11:00 amYoga with Nico 8.24

25aug7:00 pm9:30 pmLyrical Therapy Open MicEvery Sunday at 7:30 pm

27aug7:00 pm9:00 pmThe Saint Louis Poetry SLAM!NOW Every Last Tuesday

31aug9:45 am11:00 amYoga with Nico 8.31

september

01sep7:00 pm9:30 pmLyrical Therapy Open MicEvery Sunday at 7:30 pm

08sep7:00 pm9:30 pmLyrical Therapy Open MicEvery Sunday at 7:30 pm

10sep7:00 pm9:30 pmSecond Tuesdays Stories

15sep7:00 pm9:30 pmLyrical Therapy Open MicEvery Sunday at 7:30 pm

22sep7:00 pm9:30 pmLyrical Therapy Open MicEvery Sunday at 7:30 pm

24sep7:00 pm9:00 pmThe Saint Louis Poetry SLAM!NOW Every Last Tuesday

28sep6:00 pm8:00 pmBAM 2G: 18th Anniversary Dinner

29sep7:00 pm9:30 pmLyrical Therapy Open MicEvery Sunday at 7:30 pm

october

06oct7:00 pm9:30 pmLyrical Therapy Open MicEvery Sunday at 7:30 pm

08oct7:00 pm9:30 pmSecond Tuesdays Stories

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

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

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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