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Review of “Smokey Joe’s Cafe” at The Muny

This show is The Muny’s first live presentation since 2019. That fact alone makes it a special occasion. In addition, the director, Marcia Milgrom Dodge, has devised a uniquely meaningful concept for a production in St. Louis.

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Review of “Les contes d’Hoffmann”

After a dark year in 2020, Union Avenue Opera has made a welcome return to the stage with a fine production of Jacques Offenbach’s masterpiece, Les contes d’Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann).The company has not, however, returned to its home on Union Avenue. The site of this year’s productions is the Big Top at 3401 […]


Founding Fathers

Author interviews related to our Founding Fathers.


Live From The Sheldon, Produced By HEC Media

A free monthly, virtual concert series, created by HEC Media and The Sheldon, spotlighting some of today’s top musicians.

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Ways to Celebrate Black History Month

HEC Media and the St. Louis County Library will celebrate Black History Month with special virtual author events throughout February.  All events will be premiered on Facebook and Keynote Address:Frankie Freeman Inspirational Address: Walter Mosley, “Blood Grove: An Easy Rawlins Mystery” Thursday, February 11, 7: 00 p.m. on Facebook.In conversation with suspense author Rachel Howzell […]


Metro Theater Company presents a virtual streaming production of ‘Jacked!’ by award-winning playwright Idris Goodwin

Metro Theater Company (MTC), St. Louis’s premiere professional theater for youth and families, continues its refreshed 2020-21 season with the virtual production of Jacked!


Washington University in St. Louis junior named 2021 Katherine Dunham Fellow

The Arts and Education Council has named Amaya Wallace the 2021 Katherine Dunham Fellow. Wallace is a junior studying sociology and African & African American studies at Washington University in St. Louis. She is the 11th individual to be named a Katherine Dunham Fellow. The inaugural recipient in 2011 was Antionette D. Carroll, a TED Fellow and founder […]


HEC shows up for our St. Louis communities during COVID

HEC has been honored to provide the technology, professionalism, and support to St. Louis organizations to keep the show going during the pandemic.


HEC Media wins 7 Mid-America Emmy Awards

Award season is upon us and HEC Media is honored to be adding seven more Mid-America Emmy Awards to our already packed shelves here at the studio! We couldn’t have produced quality arts, education, and cultural programming without your help and we thank all of our partner organizations for your support. The Mid America Emmy Award winners […]