St. Louis Storytelling Festival

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We engage communities through stories year-round, from monthly Story Lounge open mic events to special projects.

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Thanks to everybody who came out to celebrate our 40th Anniversary Storytelling Festival April 25 – May 4! What a grand time it was. Pictures and video will be uploaded soon to the Media section of our website.

In the meantime, come and join us at our June Story Lounge, a special collaboration with Arts & Faith St. Louis called "Beacons of Hope”, Thursday, June 27, at Sophie’s Lounge, 6:30 pm. We are accepting pitches for 7-8 minute stories, of finding hope in the welcoming arms of strangers and finding connection with those from different communities. Drop us a line if you want to tell a story!

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