Arts America Discusses the Art of Marketing the St. Lou Fringe Festival

The Nine Network Series Also Explores the Musical Range of the St. Louis African Chorus


St. Louis, MO—May 22, 2014—Organizers of the upcoming St. Lou Fringe Festival in Grand Center share their marketing strategies in the next episode of the Nine Network’s weekly arts series Arts America. A segment about the art of marketing this five-day explosion of artistic expression will air as part of the show on May 24 at 3:30 p.m. on Nine PBS. (It will be broadcast again on May 25 at 1:00 p.m.)


Another Arts America segment features Fred Onovwerosuoke and chorus members from the St. Louis African Chorus discussing the range of African musical arts the chorus brings to the region. They also explain the unique aspects of this genre of music and dance.


Other Arts America segments include artist Jonathan Wolfe’s exploration into the intersection of mathematics and art and actress Sirena Irwin talking about the challenges of portraying Lucille Ball in the new stage adaptation of  I Love Lucy.


The St. Louis African Chorus story is an Art Fusion segment, which is created by the Nine Network in partnership with the Regional Arts Commission (RAC) and the Radio Arts Foundation with support from the National Endowment for the Arts. Arts America is a weekly series showcasing arts stories from the Nine Network and PBS stations across the country. Nine’s St. Louis arts segments are also shown on PBS stations in 30 cities nationwide. Every episode spotlights local arts organizations. Arts America and all arts programming on the Nine Network are sponsored by PNC Bank. All Art Fusion segments can also be viewed online in the Art Fusion Gallery at or as part of Arts America programs at


About the Nine Network of Public Media

The Nine Network of Public Media is a multifaceted public media organization creating a network of individuals and organizations empowered by public media to strengthen civic life. One of the nation’s most watched public television stations, Nine offers the people of the St. Louis region multiple ways to explore the world and become engaged in civic life, including the Nine Center for Public Engagement, nineAcademy, and four distinct broadcast channels (Nine PBS, Nine World, Nine Create and Nine Kids). The Nine Network’s rich legacy of serving the community was launched in 1954 and continues through our mission of bringing St. Louis together as we connect our region to the world and the world to St. Louis.


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