Beyond the Walls

Better Family Life is a non-profit in St. Louis which strives to help build and maintain strong families. Their project, “Beyond the Walls”, is a series of outdoor murals to help beautify vacant buildings along Page Blvd between Kingshighway and Skinker. Two local artists have been involved, Chris Green and Cornell McKay. Chris has painted images of successful African Americans (with St. Louis connections) and Cornell has painted symbolic images. Both artists have put inspirational images where there once was once only blighted out buildings.

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Beyond the Walls

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Songs 4 Soldiers

Songs 4 Soldiers helps combat veterans with expenses, jobs and more. Founder, Dustin Row, produces an annual fundraising concert. This year - Bret Michaels!

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Date: April 18, 2015 Time: 10:00am