NEWS & VIEWS
MUSIC THERAPIST MARCH TO CITY HALL
November 7, 2017
Call to Action!!! Music Therapist marching to St. Louis City Hall in protest against violence towards Black and Brown people on Thursday, November 16th, 5:30-7:30.
November 4, 2017
The Metrolink railway provides direct service from St. Louis Lambert International Airport to downtown stations, minutes away from St. Louis Union Station Hotel. Learn more about the train schedule and fares.
November 3, 2017
Looking for a place to eat while in St. Louis? There are plenty of Black-owned establishments with a wide selection to fit your palate.
For an interactive map of Black-owned restaurants, click below.
BMTN'S CONFERENCE BUDDY SYSTEM
November 2, 2017
With the increased reports of race-based violence towards Black and Brown people throughout St. Louis, BMTN members attending AMTA conference are recommended to take further safety precautions while traveling. If you're interested in participating in the BMTN Conference Buddy System, sign up by submitting your name and contact information through email. A Buddy System coordinator will contact you with further details.
TRAVELING TO THE AMTA CONFERENCE? LEARN MORE ABOUT THE NAACP ISSUED MISSOURI TRAVEL ADVISORY, RACIAL UNREST, & COMMUNITY PROTESTS IN ST. LOUIS
November 2, 2017
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) administered a Travel Advisory for the state of Missouri, effective August 2, 2017 through August 28th, 2017. The advisory called for African American travelers, visitors, and Missourians to take safety precautions when traveling throughout the state. Although the designated time has past, race-based violence against Black & Brown people persist and Missourians continue to fight the cause for social justice.
PRESS PLAY IN THE OR
November 1, 2017
Music therapist & Huffington Post contributor, Kendra Ray, connected with sports medicine orthopedic surgeon Jaspreet Sekhon, MD, FAAOS, to get his take on how music affects his surgical performance. Turns out he plays Reggae and even switches up the tempo and/or melody on his playlists to set the mood for procedures.