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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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The Search for the 2021 STL Youth Poet Laureate Begins Today.

The Search for the 2021 STL Youth Poet Laureate Begins Today.

(ST. LOUIS Tuesday, December 1, 2020) — UrbArts begins the search for the next St. Louis Youth Poet Laureate through its annual call for submissions. In previous years, the submission window remained open for a month. This year, youth poets have until December 18th to submit a 3-poem portfolio and resume highlighting their community service…

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UrbArts to Send VerbQuake  to Brave New Voices

UrbArts to Send VerbQuake to Brave New Voices

On April 18th, 2015, Northside-based nonprofit UrbArts awarded Kirkwood’s High School poetry slam team K-Word with a second VerbQuake team championship during the organizations fourth annual youth poetry slam tournament. K-Word scored 112 points out of 120 possible.   Unlike previous champions, K-Word will represent the St. Louis region at an international youth poetry slam…

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