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Join the Oxford American, Gateway Arch National Park, and Jazz St. Louis for No Tears Project–St. Louis: a multi-day residency of free events that will use music and conversation to engage communities in civil rights education and storytelling.
April 2, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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No Tears Project St. Louis – FREE

Social Change Through the Arts

A panel discussion featuring artists from the forthcoming No Tears Project St. Louis concerts, including composer/pianist Christopher Parker, vocalist Kelley Hurt, saxophonist/clarinetist and President & CEO of Jazz St. Louis, Victor Goines; choreographer/dancer Ashley Tate, and singer/songwriter Brian Owens. Author and activist Treasure Shields Redmond will moderate the discussion. The conversation will explore both the contemporary and historic role of music and the arts as vehicles for addressing civil rights and inciting social change, while highlighting the additional No Tears Project programs set to take place April 26-29 in St. Louis.

Sunday, April 2, 2023 @ 2:00 pm CDT
Gateway Arch National Park Theater
Free to the public
Seating is limited – register here

Gateway Arch National Park, The Oxford American, and Jazz St. Louis are excited to announce No Tears Project St. Louis, a series of civil rights and arts education residency events taking place in St. Louis. The programs are the first in a series of events to be offered by Gateway Arch National Park over the next few years while the Old Courthouse undergoes restoration. In addition, all new exhibits will share stories of St. Louis’ role in civil rights, including Dred and Harriet Scott’s struggle for freedom.

For more information, visit No Tears Project – Gateway Arch National Park

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