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Hockey: Faster Than Ever at the St. Louis Science Center

Hockey: Faster Than Ever at the St. Louis Science Center explores the history and science of Hockey, while giving visitors fun hands on learning experiences.

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CultureHistory

Schankman’s St. Louis: Treasures from the Goldenrod Showboat

Many people assumed when the Goldenrod Showboat caught fire in 2017, it was lost forever.
But many of the showboat’s most historic items were saved and stored.

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Review of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee at Stray Dog Theatre

Played properly, as it is at Stray Dog, The Putnam County Spelling Bee takes on considerable substance without losing its light and amusing touch. It’s a very enjoyable way to spend an evening.

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Review of the 2022 LaBute Festival Set 2 at St. Louis Actors’ Studio

The Actors’ Studio’s LaBute New Theatre Festival continued with four more short plays that demonstrated their creators’ ability to shape a satisfying piece of art in a little more than the four panels a comic strip artist uses.

Spotlight

Spotlight: Chase Park Plaza, Photography & COVID-19 Tests

In this week’s episode a look back at the one hundred years of The Chase Park Plaza hotel; from underwater activity to a variety of landscapes and portraits from around the world, stunning photography now on display at the International Photography Hall of Fame; St. Louis’ role in bringing COVID-19 tests to market; an in-depth look at the 2018 incredible cave rescue of the Thai boys soccer team; a mixed media artist exploring imagery of analog technology; and the unique hats of St. Louis’ Hat Man.

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Science & Technology

Barnes-Jewish Hospital ER is Highest Enrolling Site for Clinical Trials of COVID-19 Tests

More than 6,500 emergency room patients admitted to Barnes-Jewish Hospital participated in the clinical trials of 25 COVID-19 tests.

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Review of The Color Purple at The Muny

In its first appearance at The Muny, The Color Purple receives a stellar production. The show has a wonderful score by Brenda Russell, Allee Willis, and Stephen Bray and a compelling book by Marsha Norman.

Culture

Afghan Refugees Feel at Home in St. Louis

St. Louisans partner with Afghan refugees to ease the transition to a new home in an unfamiliar country.

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Science & Technology

Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulation Device as Novel Treatment for Sleep Apnea

The hypoglossal nerve stimulator is an implanted medical device for treating sleep apnea .

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Culture

Schankman’s St. Louis: Happy Anniversary Blueberry Hill!

For the past 50 years, Blueberry Hill in the Delmar Loop has been that bar where everybody knows your name. And now, you can know the story behind its founding.

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