StitchCast Studio
Men and Mental Health

Men and Mental Health

July 31, 2022

In this week's episode of StitchCast Studio, youth leaders sit down to have a conversation about men and mental health with BlueBeatz, a teaching artist and mentor at Saint Louis Story Stitchers.​​  Recorded live at Stitchers Storefront Studio, St. Louis, Missouri, on July 21, 2022.

 

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Prairie Therapy
All rights reserved, Saint Louis Story Stitchers, 2019 

 

Story Stitchers is supported in part 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 StitchCast Studio and Story Stitchers youth programs was provided by the Spirit of St. Louis Women’s Fund, City of St. Louis Youth at Risk Crime Prevention grant of 2022, Lush Corporation’s The Charity Pot, Equity Impact from Creative Reaction Lab and the Bezos Family Foundation, and the Arts & Education Council. Saint Louis Story Stitchers is supported by Kranzberg Arts Foundation as a resident organization.

Saint Louis Story Stitchers’ StitchCast Studio LIVE! is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. On the web at arts dot gov.

Art of the DJ

Art of the DJ

July 31, 2022

In this week's episode of StitchCast Studio, youth sit down with DJ Mr. Wes to discuss the art of the DJ. DJ Wes starting DJ-ing in the neighborhood on records and is known today throughout St. Louis as a senior master of the art form.

Recorded live at Central Stage, St. Louis, Missouri, on July 16, 2022.

 

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To The Prairie! 

KP Dennis, Ntegrity and Troy Anthony

All rights reserved, Saint Louis Story Stitchers, 2018 

 

Story Stitchers is supported in part 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 StitchCast Studio and Story Stitchers youth programs was provided by the Spirit of St. Louis Women’s Fund, City of St. Louis Youth at Risk Crime Prevention grant of 2022, Lush Corporation’s The Charity Pot, Equity Impact from Creative Reaction Lab and the Bezos Family Foundation, and the Arts & Education Council. Saint Louis Story Stitchers is supported by Kranzberg Arts Foundation as a resident organization.

Saint Louis Story Stitchers’ StitchCast Studio LIVE! is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. On the web at arts dot gov.

 

StitchCast Studio Season III Finale

StitchCast Studio Season III Finale

July 31, 2022

Our StitchCast sits down to recap the best moments from Season III in this special edition, Season III finale. Recorded live at Central Stage, St. Louis, Missouri, on June 24, 2022.

 

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Not Another One! 

Taron Booker, Toryon Booker, Juwuan Dennis, KP Dennis 

All rights reserved, Saint Louis Story Stitchers, 2016 

 

Not Another One! is a signature piece from a larger project by the same name. 

Learn more: https://storystitchers.org/

 

Story Stitchers is supported in part 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 StitchCast Studio and Story Stitchers youth programs was provided by the Spirit of St. Louis Women’s Fund, City of St. Louis Youth at Risk Crime Prevention grant of 2022, Lush Corporation’s The Charity Pot, Equity Impact from Creative Reaction Lab and the Bezos Family Foundation, and the Arts & Education Council. Saint Louis Story Stitchers is supported by Kranzberg Arts Foundation as a resident organization.

Saint Louis Story Stitchers’ StitchCast Studio LIVE! Season IV is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. On the web at arts dot gov.

Mindsets

Mindsets

July 24, 2022

In this week’s StitchCast episode our panel sits down and  discusses a fixed mindset vs a growth mindset. Recorded live at Stitchers Storefront Studio in the Delmar Loop District, St. Louis, Missouri on July 8, 2022.

 

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Guitar Interlude, Alexis Burke, stitchers Youth Council

Saint Louis Story Stitchers, 2022

 

Story Stitchers is supported in part 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 StitchCast Studio and Story Stitchers youth programs was provided by the Spirit of St. Louis Women’s Fund, City of St. Louis Youth at Risk Crime Prevention grant of 2022, Lush Corporation’s The Charity Pot, Equity Impact from Creative Reaction Lab and the Bezos Family Foundation, and the Arts & Education Council. Saint Louis Story Stitchers is supported by Kranzberg Arts Foundation as a resident organization.

Saint Louis Story Stitchers’ StitchCast Studio LIVE! is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. On the web at arts dot gov.

Artistic Beginnings Part II

Artistic Beginnings Part II

July 9, 2022

In part two of this two part episode, the StitchCast, which includes poets, dancers, and rappers, sits down and talks about art and why we practice it. Recorded live at Central Stage on April 29, 2022.

 

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Politician

Chris Fields

Published by Saint Louis Story Stitchers, 2019

 

Saint Louis Story Stitchers’ StitchCast Studio LIVE! is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. On the web at arts dot gov.

Story Stitchers is supported in part 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 StitchCast Studio and Story Stitchers youth programs was provided by the Spirit of St. Louis Women’s Fund, City of St. Louis Youth at Risk Crime Prevention grant of 2022, Lush Corporation’s The Charity Pot, Equity Impact from Creative Reaction Lab and the Bezos Family Foundation, and the Arts & Education Council. Saint Louis Story Stitchers is supported by Kranzberg Arts Foundation as a resident organization.

Artistic Beginnings Part I

Artistic Beginnings Part I

July 9, 2022

In part one of this two part episode, the StitchCast, which includes poets, dancers, and rappers, sits down and talks about art and why we practice it. Recorded live at Central Stage on April 29, 2022.

Saint Louis Story Stitchers’ StitchCast Studio LIVE! is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. On the web at arts dot gov.

Story Stitchers is supported in part 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. 

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Sneaker Tact
KP Dennis and Branden Lewis
Published by Saint Louis Story Stitchers, 2020

Additional support for StitchCast Studio and Story Stitchers youth programs was provided by the Spirit of St. Louis Women’s Fund, City of St. Louis Youth at Risk Crime Prevention grant of 2022, Lush Corporation’s The Charity Pot, Equity Impact from Creative Reaction Lab and the Bezos Family Foundation, and the Arts & Education Council. Saint Louis Story Stitchers is supported by Kranzberg Arts Foundation as a resident organization.

Gun Violence Epidemic Part II

Gun Violence Epidemic Part II

June 23, 2022

Youth leaders discuss current events around the gun violence epidemic in the wake of the school shooting in May when an 18-year-old fatally shot nineteen students and two teachers and wounded seventeen other people at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, and during high rates of accidental and unintentional shootings involving children in St. Louis where, as of June 14, at least 53 children 17 or under have been shot. Eight have died; 45 were injured. Recorded for StitchCast Studio LIVE! on June 10, 2022 at Central Stage in St. Louis, Missouri.

 

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Not Another One!

Saint Louis Story Stitchers, 2016 

 

Saint Louis Story Stitchers is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. On the web at arts dot gov.

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 StitchCast Studio and Story Stitchers youth programs was provided by the Spirit of St. Louis Women’s Fund, City of St. Louis Youth at Risk Crime Prevention grant of 2021, Lush Corporation’s The Charity Pot, and March For Our Lives Aid & Alliance.

 

Music Industry Standards

Music Industry Standards

June 23, 2022

StitchCast Studio LIVE!

Music Industry Standards

In this week’s StitchCast our panel sits down with Harvey Lockhardt, Executive Director ofHEAL Center for the Arts and Ntegrity, Story Stitchers Teaching Artist and Audio Producer. Recorded for StitchCast Studio LIVE! at Central Stage in St. Louis, Missouri on March 27, 2022.

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What’s Your Why

KP Dennis and Ntegrity

Saint Louis Story Stitchers, 2020

Saint Louis Story Stitchers is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. On the web at arts dot gov.

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 StitchCast Studio and Story Stitchers youth programs was provided by the Spirit of St. Louis Women’s Fund, City of St. Louis Youth at Risk Crime Prevention grant of 2021, Lush Corporation’s The Charity Pot, and March For Our Lives Aid & Alliance.

Misunderstanding, Fear and Hate: Neurodivergent and ADHD Part II

Misunderstanding, Fear and Hate: Neurodivergent and ADHD Part II

June 22, 2022

Youth leaders share stories and build understanding about Neurodivergent and ADHD. Recorded in Zoom on March 22, 2022.

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Alexis, Youth guitarist

Saint Louis Story Stitchers is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. On the web at arts dot gov.

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 StitchCast Studio and Story Stitchers youth programs was provided by the Spirit of St. Louis Women’s Fund, City of St. Louis Youth at Risk Crime Prevention grant of 2021, Lush Corporation’s The Charity Pot, and March For Our Lives Aid & Alliance.

Gun Violence Epidemic Part I

Gun Violence Epidemic Part I

June 13, 2022

Gun Violence Epidemic Part I

Disclaimer: The views, opinions and thoughts expressed here are those of the individuals and do not necessarily represent the views or mission of St. Louis Story Stitchers.

In this week’s StitchCast our panel sits down and talks about gun violence, gun ownership, and the traumas associated with it, with Retired St. Louis Police Captain Perry Johnson.

Recorded live at Central Stage in St. Louis, Missouri on April 29, 2022.

 

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Not Another One!

Saint Louis Story Stitchers, 2016  

Not Another One! A Play For Peace book is now available on Amazon under Saint Louis Story Stitchers. Album will be released July 4, 2022. The book and album contain all of the tools needed to stage the play Not Another One! A Play For Peace.

 

Saint Louis Story Stitchers is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. On the web at arts dot gov.

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 StitchCast Studio and Story Stitchers youth programs was provided by the Spirit of St. Louis Women’s Fund, City of St. Louis Youth at Risk Crime Prevention grant of 2021, Lush Corporation’s The Charity Pot, and March For Our Lives Aid & Alliance.

 

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