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Youth Music Curriculum Developed in St. Louis Licensed Internationally

Dave Simon created Kidzrock and Jr. Rockerz in St. Louis. These innovative youth music programs are now licensed around the world.

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Twilight Tuesdays Concert Series at the Missouri History Museum

Twilight Tuesdays is a free outdoor concert series that takes place in the front lawn of the Missouri History Museum.

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The St. Louis Muny Brings Musical Theatre to Local Schools

In addition to producing professional musicals, the St. Louis Muny is also working to reach out and help train future performers as well as those backstage.

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Schankman’s St. Louis: What is The Saint Louis Low Brass Collective?

Meet The Saint Louis Low Brass Collective; a group trying to bring attention to, and gain respect for those forgotten instruments often at the back of the band.

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GUITAR: The Instrument that Rocked the World

GUITAR: The Instrument that Rocked the World, currently on display at the Saint Louis Science Center, features over 70 stringed instruments on display.

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The St. Louis Cabaret Project Sponsors Monthly Open Mic Night

Once a month, local singers gather to entertain each other and the general public at the Cabaret Project of St. Louis’ Open Mic Night in Midtown St. Louis.

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A&E ‘Keeps Art Happening’ with St. Louis Arts Awards

Monday evening was an evening of artful celebration in St. Louis through the Arts and Education Council’s (A&E) Arts Awards.

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Treffpunkt: Saving Live Music on Cherokee Street

The Cherokee Street district is known for its artsy feel. So what happens when the two main live music venues close? A church is repurposed in their place.

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Kennedy Holmes, The Voice finalist, to perform at St. Louis Arts Awards

Kennedy Holmes, finalist of season 15 on NBC’s The Voice, has been added to the entertainment line-up at the Arts and Education Council’s St. Louis Arts Awards Jan. 21.

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St. Louis Civic Orchestra Annual Holiday Concert

The St. Louis Civic Orchestra performs a variety of holiday favorites with special guests Vocal Spectrum and the Parkway Southwest Middle School Choir.

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The 442s Holiday Spectacular

This holiday spectacular features traditional and original holiday favorites.

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Schankman’s St. Louis: Mizzou Students Compose Music for the St. Louis Symphony

The St. Louis Symphony is teaming up with the Mizzou New Music Program, giving students a chance to have their compositions played by a professional orchestra.

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What to do in St. Louis in October

Frida Libre Inspired by the childhood of legendary Mexican painter Frida Kahlo, Frida Libre is the uplifting story of young Frida who plans to become a doctor and her new friend Alex who secretly wishes to be a wrestler. When:  Touring schools Sep. 25 – Nov. 2 Where:  Locations vary $$  Free Website:  metroplays.org Memory […]

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CommUNITY Arts Festival 2018

The CommUNITY Arts Festival communicates, educates, and heals the effects of violence through art. The event’s main focus is on the power of art and unity.

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Big Muddy Blues Festival

The St. Louis 23rd annual Big Muddy Blues Festival is Labor Day weekend. Over 70 St. Louis musicians are performing a wide range of blues music.

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The Arts Scene in St. Louis

By: Celine Reinoso Twenty-five years ago, Ben and Susan Uchitelle realized their passion for arts, culture, and creativity in St. Louis when they founded the Saint Louis Art Fair. What used to be only a few tents across a couple of streets in downtown Clayton is now one of the best art fairs in the […]

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HEC Media Nominated for 17 Emmys, including Overall Excellence

Congratulations to all those nominated! HEC couldn’t carry out its mission to “strengthen the education, art, and cultural communities in the metropolitan area” without you and all our supporters! These nominations are for you, St. Louis! Arts/Entertainment- Program Feature Segment 15 Year-Old Short Film Director Kara Vaninger Brock Seals: New Artist, Old Soul Suzanne Vanderhoef, […]

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Pro-Arte St. Louis

Pro Arte St. Louis is an early music chamber orchestra. Their
music was composed for the early church and is rarely heard outside of their performances.

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Saint Louis Zoo Summer Zoo Weekends and Jungle Boogie Friday Night Concert Series

All summer long the St. Louis Zoo has longer weekend hours and free Friday night concerts.

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Supermarket Sinatra

Mark Richman bills himself as St. Louis’ Sinatra Singer. And his favorite venue to is Pete’s grocery store in University City, where he appears on holidays.

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St. Louis Music Comes Together

The Riverfront Times’ Showcase STL brings together a healthy snapshot of the St. Louis music scene each year. Is that scene on the road to bigger things?

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St. Louis Summer Guide 2018

It’s summertime in St. Louis — that means performances and art exhibits are at every corner for your enjoyment! Check them out!

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Free Concert Series at Missouri Botanical Garden

The open-air Whitaker Music Festival presents free Wednesday evening concerts under the stars every summer.

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Piling in for Porchfest in St. Louis

It’s a Sunday afternoon and a St. Louis neighborhood is overrun by music fans. The stages are people’s front porches. The fast-growing event is Porchfest.

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The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra and Powell Hall Celebrate 50 Years Together

STL Symphony: 50 Years at Powell Hall, the new exhibit on display at the St. Louis Public Library, presents the history of the STL Symphony like never before.

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What to do in St. Louis this weekend

From First Friday to a Fabulous night at the Fox, St. Louis has lots to offer this weekend. Friday, Feb. 2 First Fridays in Grand Center Every first Friday in Grand Center museums and galleries are free until 9 p.m. Sound of Music at the Fabulous Fox The hills are alive! A brand new production […]

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Festival of Lessons and Carols

HEC-TV presents the “Festival of Lessons and Carols” with Archdiocesan Choirs and Archbishop Robert J. Carlson from the Basilica St. Louis.

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Brock Seals: New Artist, Old Soul

Brock Seals is a St. Louis musician and visual artist who combines his painting with rap to create his artwork.

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Jeanne Trevor-Jazz Singer

Jeanne Trevor’s called “St. Louis’ First Lady of Jazz.” A veteran of the once vibrant Gaslight Square in Midtown during the 1960’s, Trevor’s still performing.

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Heart Quartet Spreads Healthy Message Note by Note

Juilliard graduate and local cardiac surgeon teams up with the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra to spread heart-healthy message to audiences around St. Louis.

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10 things to do in St. Louis this weekend

Things are about to get holi-crazy in St. Louis! Take time to enjoy yourself this weekend and check out some of the events going on around town before the holiday shenanigans hit the fan. Want only holiday events? Click here! Want weekend events to come straight to your inbox every Thursday? Click here! Click here […]

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Holiday Events and Celebrations in St. Louis

  The holiday season is here and there are so many ways to get into the spirit in St. Louis. Sure, you may want to pick out the perfect tree or sip hot cocoa by the fire, but below are other events just begging to become an annual holiday tradition. Whether you celebrate Christmas, Chanukah, […]

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Songs 4 Soldiers

Songs 4 Soldiers helps combat veterans with expenses, jobs and more. Founder, Dustin Row, produces an annual fundraising concert. This year – Bret Michaels!

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An Evening With Bucky & John Pizzarelli A Father-Son Jazz Journey by Seven String Guitar

From a 2014, Bucky and John Pizzarelli take us on a journey through their lives in jazz. Hear music from Duke Ellington, Nat King Cole, Benny Goodman and more.

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Pianos for People

Pianos for People connects people who need pianos with pianos who need people.

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THE ST. LOUIS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA PRESENTS: AN EVENING WITH LESLIE ODOM JR.

Award-winning performer from the hit musical Hamilton to appear at Powell Hall December 3 Award-winning actor and vocalist Leslie Odom Jr. will perform with the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra at Powell Hall Sunday, December 3 at 7pm. The dynamic performer and the orchestra will dazzle audience members with an extraordinary one-night-only performance. Odom Jr. gained widespread critical acclaim for […]

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St. Louis High School Musical Theater Awards

The first-ever St. Louis High School Musical Theater Awards have been handed out to students from around the region. We captured the fun ceremony on camera.

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Meet the St. Louis Classical Underground

The St. Louis Classical Underground is a network of local professional classical musicians in the greater St. Louis community.

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SpecDrum

Specdrum is a free education program that teaches lessons in teamwork, leadership, communication and cultural understanding through drumming.

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