The inaugural St. Lou Fringe Festival will be presented on the fringes of Grand Center, and in the Locust Business District during the last weekend of June 2012.

In a statement, festival Executive Director Em Piro declares, "We are excited to see passionate artists converge to create an explosive pressure cooker of artistic expression."

Both local and national performers are encouraged to apply. Open submissions begin at midnight on January 15.

Click here for more information including applications and guidelines for the St. Lou Fringe Festival.