**This month, to avoid the craziness of Memorial Day weekend, we are having Sloup on Sunday JUNE 2 instead of the last Sunday of the month this one time. The following Sloup will revert back to last-Sunday-of-the-month policy.
Sloup is a monthly gathering of friends, artists, and soup lovers. For a donation of $10 you get soup, snacks, drink, and a VOTE on your favorite of a collection of proposals from artists and activists. Choose your favorite idea, and the one with the most votes gets all of the money raised!
This month, Sloup invites you to Contemporary Art Museum. Soup … Read the rest
May 17, 2013 by sloup | Category: AllSloup | Tags: | No Comments
We think you are all so great! You have enabled dozens of projects to step into the real world, plus many more to come. As Sloup grows and gains traction, we want to be sure to stay true to our roots and focus on projects that truly impact our community.
So, moving forward, we are asking our applicants to submit proposals one week in advance (Sunday by midnight) so us Sloupies can peek at it and keep projects community focused.
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May 13, 2013 by sloup | Category: AllSloup | Tags: | No Comments
We are thrilled to announce Sloup #34′s winner: Lettuce Turnip the Beet!!
At the event, Claire shared with us her idea:
“The Sloup 34 grant will be used to fund Lettuce Turnip the Beet, a music series at the North City Farmers’ Market (NCFM) that will primarily focus on up-and-coming African-American musicians and performers. Ultimately, we would like the NCFM to be known as THE venue to see new musical talent in North City. “
We are so excited to help kickstart the efforts to get a more vibrant musical presence at the North City Farmers’ Market and have so … Read the rest
Apr 30, 2013 by sloup | Category: AllSloup | Tags: | No Comments
This month, Sloup invites you to the Lab 1500, at 1500 Washington Avenue. Soup provided by recent Sloup winner, William Pauley of Kombucha Brewing and the kitchen of Blood and Sand.
Submit a 1-page PDF proposal by the FRIDAY before the event to [email protected], to be included with the candidate projects for a chance at the money pot!
A special shout-out goes to the Nebula Coworking Space for being a sponsor of Sloup.
All sponsorships and entry donations go directly to the winning artist proposal, so please submit, invite your friends, and spread the word!
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Apr 25, 2013 by sloup | Category: AllSloup | Tags: | No Comments
We are absolutely delighted to announce the winner of Sloup #33 is ReGen St. Louis.
Read (or re-read) their application here:
ReGen St. Louis
It was an especially inspiring Sloup last night as presenters, volunteers, and sloupers braved the snowstorm, and showed up to support some amazing community events. You all continue to amaze us with your generosity.
‘Till next month!
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Mar 25, 2013 by sloup | Category: AllSloup | Tags: | No Comments