Comics University helps artists, fans ‘see from someone else’s point of view’
Jun11

Comics University helps artists, fans ‘see from someone else’s point of view’

DOWNTOWN – On a Wednesday night, a group of comic artists and enthusiasts hoping to learn more attended the first class of 2019’s Comics University through the St. Louis Public Library. Hosted by an area cartoonist who goes by the name Steenz, Comics University consists of six classes over the course of June and July. The classes, offered on Wednesday nights at the Central Library at 1301 Olive Street, cover everything from the...

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Children hip hop to music and stories at the library
May18

Children hip hop to music and stories at the library

DOWNTOWN – On Friday morning, parents brought their kids to St. Louis Public Library’s Central location for “Hip Hop Storytelling with MK Stallings,” one of their Hip Hop Appreciation Week events. MK Stallings, the emcee of the event, incorporated hip hop music into a story time in which he read them three different kids’ books, all to the beat of hip hop songs. He also played a game with the kids and their parents, in which he...

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The Central Library celebrates Hip Hop Appreciation Week
May14

The Central Library celebrates Hip Hop Appreciation Week

DOWNTOWN – This week the Central Library will host the 6th Annual Hip Hop Appreciation Week. Jam-packed with events Monday through Saturday, the celebration of hip hop has a little something for everyone, including panels about the historical significance of the genre and performances by local St. Louis artists. The week opens on Monday night with an Opening Reception for Hip Hop & Fashion, featuring a fashion show, at 7PM...

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