Cherokee Street http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Get Ready Now To Join The Amazing People’s Joy Parade http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/get-ready-now-join-amazing-people-s-joy-parade <p>Cinco de Mayo is one festival that can be counted on NOT to leave St. Louis, let alone the Cherokee Street neighborhood. Every year, St. Louisans have been adding new dimensions to this festival. In 2008, local artists began what’s become Cinco de Mayo’s official parade, the <em>People’s Joy Parade</em>.</p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 05:31:45 +0000 Sarah Hermes Griesbach 34799 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Get Ready Now To Join The Amazing People’s Joy Parade New Luminary Takes Shape On Cherokee Street http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/new-luminary-takes-shape-cherokee-street <p>In the heart of Cherokee Street, 2701 to be exact, The Luminary's new building is rapidly transforming.</p><p>The art gallery, incubator and performance venue (formerly the Luminary Center for the Arts) is moving from Reber Place into a 17,000 square-foot space that takes three different properties and melds the historic with the modern.</p><p>In only two weeks, a stage, office spaces and wall frames were erected. Over the next two weeks, the construction crew will install drywall and paint. And while its new location undergoes swift changes, The Luminary itself is rebranding.</p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 03:54:33 +0000 Nora Ibrahim 34829 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org New Luminary Takes Shape On Cherokee Street St. Louis’ Luminary Founder Shares How-To Advice After Buying Cherokee Arts Space http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-luminary-founder-shares-how-advice-after-buying-cherokee-arts-space <p><em>The Luminary Center for the Arts credits numerous supporters, volunteers and long-range thinking for the purchase of its own building.</em></p><p>To be successful in the arts, a business head can be as important as a creative mind.</p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 21:46:50 +0000 Nancy Fowler 32846 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis’ Luminary Founder Shares How-To Advice After Buying Cherokee Arts Space Reflection: Revisionist Inn Provides High Quality Artistic Productions With Low-Level Promotion http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/reflection-revisionist-inn-provides-high-quality-artistic-productions-low-level-promotion <p>The Revisionist Inn has hosted many events you have probably missed. The current offering – an art exhibit titled <em>Still Moving</em> opened Jan. 3 with the type of fanfare that is typical of a Revisionist Inn event. There was live music, lots of it. The gallery owner/director, Paul Fernandes’ daughter Bernadette cooked up a feast of vegetarian curry and miscellaneous deliciousness.</p> Wed, 08 Jan 2014 04:48:17 +0000 Sarah Hermes Griesbach 32824 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Reflection: Revisionist Inn Provides High Quality Artistic Productions With Low-Level Promotion Cherokee Street's Blank Space Commemorates One Year As Arts Incubator http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/cherokee-streets-blank-space-commemorates-one-year-arts-incubator <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">At the south end of Cherokee Street, tucked in the woven pattern of a record store, bakery, and the occasional Mexican restaurant sits a venue with a large open window and a stenciled sign that reads “<a href="https://www.facebook.com/lugarenblanco">Blank Space 2847 Cherokee</a>.” </span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Peer through the large windows and you’ll see just that – a few chairs scattered around, a large wall of books and some boxes filled with vinyl.</span></p> Fri, 15 Mar 2013 16:20:58 +0000 Erin Williams 10220 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Cherokee Street's Blank Space Commemorates One Year As Arts Incubator Cherokee Street flag contest announced http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/cherokee-street-flag-contest-announced <p>The artistic community of St. Louis&#39; Cherokee Street is looking for someone creative to put their own mark on the area. Via the <a href="http://cherokeestreetnews.org/">Cherokee Street News</a>, the <a href="http://www.cherokeestation.com/index.php">Cherokee Station Business Association</a> has announced a &quot;<a href="http://cherokeestreetnews.org/?p=3404">Cherokee Street Flag Contest</a>.&quot;</p><p> Mon, 21 Mar 2011 18:03:44 +0000 Kelsey Proud 768 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Cherokee Street flag contest announced Printer Eric Woods brings poetry to The Firecracker Press http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/printer-eric-woods-brings-poetry-firecracker-press <p><object height="300" width="400"> <param name="flashvars" value="offsite=true&amp;lang=en-us&amp;page_show_url=%2Fphotos%2F52279412%40N08%2Fsets%2F72157625569659054%2Fshow%2F&amp;page_show_back_url=%2Fphotos%2F52279412%40N08%2Fsets%2F72157625569659054%2F&amp;set_id=72157625569659054&amp;jump_to="> <param name="movie" value="http://www.flickr.com/apps/slideshow/show.swf?v=71649"> <param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"><embed allowfullscreen="true" flashvars="offsite=true&amp;lang=en-us&amp;page_show_url=%2Fphotos%2F52279412%40N08%2Fsets%2F72157625569659054%2Fshow%2F&amp;page_show_back_url=%2Fphotos%2F52279412%40N08%2Fsets%2F72157625569659054%2F&amp;set_id=72157625569659054&amp;jump_to=" height="300" src="http://www.flickr.com/apps/slideshow/show.swf?v=71649" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="400"></object></p><p>Eric Woods is Owner and Founder of <a href="http://www.firecrackerpress.com/">The Firecracker Press</a> at 2838 Cherokee Street. &nbsp;He's a visual artist, not a poet. &nbsp;But he's been teaming up with poets for most of the nine years he's been open, mostly, he says "out of necessity."</p><p> Fri, 10 Dec 2010 17:30:50 +0000 Libby Franklin 102 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org