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April 22 @ 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

Peace in the Prairie

Saint Louis Story Stitchers Artists Collective presents Peace in the Prairie, an original presentation exploring the concepts of peace and violence, juxtaposing urban life as experienced by African American people living in the city of St. Louis, Missouri and the state’s endangered prairie lands.
Is the path towards peace through Missouri’s native prairies?

10:00 AM-4:00 PM Vendors will bring information and resources about prairies and native plants, accessing and enjoying the outdoors, and healing from trauma. Performances and Presentations will explore the topics with yoga, presentations, and performances. Guests include Alive and Well, Ars Poetica, Audubon Center for Riverlands, Big Plate Dance, Bobby Norfolk Master Storyteller, CommUNITYArts, Creative Reaction Lab, Crime Victims Center, CS Academy, FLORA Conservancy of Forest Park, Loukidz, Michelle Fleming Yoga, Missouri Dept. of Conservation, Missouri Prairie Foundation, Moms Demand Action, MoSTLyTap, Perennial, Power4STL Punch Love and The T, St. Louis Public Library-Cabanne Branch and Women’s Voices Raised For Social Justice.

4:00 – 6:00 PM Be in Saint Louis Story Stitchers music video of our original song, “Who’s Ready?” Bring your group or bring yourself!

7:00- MAIN Event: Picnic Dinner by Sugarfire (pre-order only through Eventbrite by April 13)
7:15 00 Story Stitchers performance
7:45 – 9:00 Film Screening of Peace in the Prairie

Saint Louis Story Stitchers Artists Collective presents Peace in the Prairie, an original presentation exploring the concepts of peace and violence, juxtaposing urban life as experienced by African American people living in the city of St. Louis, Missouri and the state’s endangered prairie lands. Is the path towards peace through Missouri’s native prairies?

Reserve a chair at our community table and enjoy cocoa or hot tea, and a cookie , snuggle under a lap blanket, and grab a hand warmer for a unique and unforgettable event! Experience the original film by Saint Louis Story Stitchers Artists Collective, six years in the making, under the stars of our city in the most iconic park in America! Rated PG13 for references to violence.

Peace in the Prairie is presented with support from Missouri Arts Council, a State Agency, which receives support from the State of Missouri.

Story Stitchers is supported by The Lewis Prize for Music’s 2021 Accelerator Award. The mission of The Lewis Prize is to partner with leaders who create positive change by investing in young people through music.

Additional support for Saint Louis Story Stitchers is provided by the Spirit of St. Louis Women’s Fund, City of St. Louis Youth at Risk Crime Prevention grant, March For Our Lives Aid & Alliance, Spirit of St. Louis Women’s Fund, Kranzberg Arts Foundation, and Edward Jones Community and Philanthropic Giving.

Details

Date:
April 22
Time:
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/peace-in-the-prairie-tickets-218221124257

Venue

World’s Fair Pavilion, Forest Park
1904 Concourse Drive
Saint Louis, MO 63112
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Phone:
314-935-9676

Organizer

Saint Louis Story Stitchers Artists Collective
Phone:
314-533-0367
Email:
storystitchers@gmail.com
Organizer Website:
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