St. Lou Fringe

Cityscape
4:44 pm
Fri June 13, 2014

Fringe Festival Returns To Midtown St. Louis With An Eclectic Mix Of Shows

First Time Puppet Theatre in 2013
John Skaggs

It might seem odd to use the word tradition in connection with a festival as independently-minded as the St. Lou Fringe, but with the first fringe festival held some 60 years ago, St. Louis is indeed following in the tradition of Edinburgh, Scotland and hundreds of other cities in hosting its own Fringe. The festival is dedicated to providing performing opportunities to an eclectic group of artists, and making those performances accessible to a wide-range of people.

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Fringe Festival
11:09 pm
Mon January 13, 2014

St. Louis Fringe Festival Wannabes Need To Act Fast

Em Piro
Credit Courtesy of Em Piro

If you or your group is seeking a spot in St. Louis' 2014 Fringe Festival of performing arts, you’d better have your fingers on the keyboard Wednesday evening at 6 p.m. sharp.

Last year, available slots for online submissions filled up in less than two seconds, according to Fringe founder Em Piro.

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Cityscape
3:23 pm
Fri June 7, 2013

From Children’s Theater To Burlesque – St. Lou Fringe Festival Returns For Second Year

The St. Lou Fringe Festival occurs June 20-24, 2013
(Courtesy: St. Lou Fringe)

The St. Lou Fringe Festival debuted last year and is back for a five day festival this month which takes place at performance spaces throughout Midtown.

Em Piro, founder and executive director of St. Lou Fringe told Cityscape host Steve Potter, “the fringe model has been used worldwide for over 60 years and it was a really exciting opportunity to bring it here to St. Louis.”

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