BooksPodcasts

Talking with Authors: Charles Fishman “One Giant Leap: The Impossible Mission That Flew Us to the Moon

Today, our author is journalist and New York Times best selling writer Charles Fishman. We spoke with him as part of a book tour for his latest work “One Giant Leap: The Impossible Mission that Flew Us to the Moon” in July of 2019…50 years to the month after the first historic words transmitted from the surface of the moon were heard, “Houston…Tranquility Base here…the Eagle has landed.”

Community & Culture

As We Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11, NASA is Preparing to Return to the Moon

On the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11, NASA and commercial partners are on track to return to the moon in 2024.

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ArtsHappening Now

Street artist fnnch adds a sweet touch to Centene Center for the Arts

Based in San Francisco, street artist, fnnch, spreads random acts of art wherever he goes, including Grand Center in St. Louis.

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ArtsTheaterTwo on the Aisle

Two on the Aisle: Reviews of Candide, Labute Set 1, Mamma Mia!, For Colored Girls…, Cinderella: July 18, 2019

Candide, Labute Theatre Festival Set 1, Mamma Mia!, for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella

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BooksPodcasts

Talking with Authors: Brad Meltzer “The First Conspiracy: The Secret Plot to Kill George Washington”

New York Times bestselling author Brad Meltzer LOVES a good adventure. And, that’s all his most recent book was until he ran across some key information while doing research.

Culture

Nature Playscape Coming to Forest Park in 2020

An experiential new Nature Playscape is being created on 17 acres in the heart of Forest Park, between the World’s Fair Pavilion and the Jewel Box.

Happening Now

The NEST at St. Louis Public Library

The NEST exhibit at the St. Louis Public Library is a free interactive makerspace for people of all ages

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Education

WEPOWER, the Power of Change

WEPOWER hopes to foster community power is by focusing on early childhood education.

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CommunityHappening Now

City County Equity Reform: Political Representation, Criminal Justice

Criminal justice and political representation discussed in FOCUS St. Louis panel event at the Missouri History Museum.

Books

George Packer – “Our Man: Richard Holbrooke and the End of the American Century”

Writer George Packer tells the story of America and one man in the brilliant biography, “Our Man: Richard Holbrooke and the End of the American Century.”

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Things to do in St. Louis

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  • 2. Watercolor International at the St. Louis Artists’ Guild. Read More
  • 3. Striking Power: Iconoclasm in Ancient Egypt. Read More
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