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Fri, Mar 05



Untold Black Stories of Alton: Live Listening Session

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Untold Black Stories of Alton: Live Listening Session

Time & Location

Mar 05, 2021, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Alton, 627 E Broadway, Alton, IL 62002, USA

About the Event


Live Listening Session of Untold Black Stories of Alton.

Join us for a public virtual listening event of first-person stories of Alton residents documenting their lives and the town’s past, present, and future. 

Host – Ayana Contreras, Content Director, Vocalo Radio

  • Listening session of StoryCorps' UNtold Black Stories of Alton 
  • Discussion with featured Alton participants
  • Audience Q&A

Join us online via Zoom: 

Meeting ID: 976 2108 0362 Passcode: 994140


Join us LIVE at Jacoby Arts Center:

Listening Session starts at 5pm -doors open at 4:30 

Listen together and learn more about our community. 

Stay from 6-8pm for RISE 3: Meet the Artists - Exhibit Reception celebrating greater STL artists of color.

This is a free event open to ALL - simply show up and enjoy the art and community.

Limited Capacity. Social Distancing & Masks Required

Thank you to STORYCORPS and our local partners - Alton Main Street, Great Rivers & Routes Tourism Bureau, All Town, USA, and to our sponsor The Mythic Mississippi Project, a public engagement venture of the University of Illinois that promotes community development through Cultural Heritage programs.

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